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Joanna Gray singer & Band -voice compares with Karen Carpenter / Caro Emerald performs a wonderful program of music to suit your event ...

Joanna Gray trained for a career in singing and stagecraft at the London Arts Educational Drama School and is a member of Equity & The Musicians Union. Throughout her career, Joanna has worked as lead vocalist with cabaret function bands in some of England’s most prestigious venues. Joanna covers a wide range of music including popular standards, country and contemporary chart hits and has recorded new songs for various songwriters. In 1995 Joanna played the leading role in the musical ‘Chess’ written by Tim Rice & Benny Anderson & Bjorn Ulvaeus of ‘Abba’. Joanna has since gone on to producing musical revue and tribute shows including the ‘The Magic of the Musicals’ and tributes to Celine Dion,The Carpenters and Shania Twain. Over the last few years Joanna works regularly with her band 'Joanna Gray and Heartbeat' playing for corporate functions, weddings, parties and various venues and events providing exciting and versatile live music. The band is called to entertain in many different types of functions, so the band's musical repertoire covers the most popular music of the last five decades - swing/ballroom, country, disco, motown, soul rock ‘n' roll, 60s, 70s, 80s, 90s and current hits New tribute show - CARO EMERALD TRIBUTE SHOW to the award winning Dutch singing superstar Caro Emerald, authentic sounds of modern vintage Jazz pop 'That Man', 'A Night Like This', 'Liquid Lunch', 'Coming Back As A Man'..... Joanna presents an exciting tribute style show singing the songs from multi platinum selling album ‘Deleted Scenes From The Cutting Room Floor' and 'The Shocking Miss Emerald' - songs about dancing, flirting and declarations of independence..... Private parties, weddings or any event that would enjoy the chance of enjoying the music of this outstanding award winning artist. Specialties: LIVE ENTERTAINMENT ADVICE AND PLANNING WEDDINGS MASONIC LADIES NIGHTS CORPORATE FUNCTIONS BIRTHDAY PARTIES ANNIVERSARIES RESIDENTIAL RETIREMENT HOMES

Performance details
I have a car I can use to travel to gigs
I require car parking close to venues
I can perform with backing tracks
My equipment is PAT tested
I own a PA system
Musicianship
Genres:
Swing, Country, Christmas, Musical theatre, Film / TV music, Cabaret, Easy listening, Pop, Covers, Tribute, Vintage
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Instruments:
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Event types:
Private event, Wedding, Wedding proposal, Funeral / Memorial service, Church service, Hotel / Restaurant event, Bar / Club / Venue event, Corporate event, Charity event, Concert, Theatre / Show, Birthday party, Christmas party, New Year's Eve
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Song list

JOANNA GRAY AND THE BAND
PERFORM THE SONGS OF:
Frank Sinatra
Eliza Doolittle
Robbie Williams
The Shadows
The Mavericks
Shania Twain
Bobby Darren
Roy Orbison
Caro Emerald
Buddy Holly
The Blues Brothers
Ollie Murs
The Carpenters
Daft Punk
Matt Monroe
Rod Stewart
Paolo Nutini
The Beatles
Elvis Presley
Dire Straits
Lilly Allen
Katy Perry
Kylie
Dusty Springfield
Duffy
Adele
Amy Winehouse
ABBA
AND MANY MORE!
Customer questions

What if my timings change after I've booked you?

We always try our best to be flexible to help ensure your event runs as smoothly as possible. If timings change slightly in the run up to the event just let us know.”

Can you provide an iPod/DJ service before and between your sets?

Absolutely. Recorded music played in between sets is a really popular request and we actually offer this service for free.

How much time do you need to set up?

We usually set up about 30 - 1 hour minutes for a solo performance The band takes 1 to 1.5 hours before the performance time. As soon as our PA is set up we can provide a free playlist service to help set the atmosphere and get your guests ready for our live perfor

Can I pick the pieces you play from the set list?

Our set lists are crafted from countless performances and learning what works best to ensure guests dance and have an amazing time. However, we're definitely happy to chat through and make sure we find what works for your event.

Do you bring all the equipment you need to perform?

Yes absolutely

Can you learn specific pieces before the event?

“If a song isn't included in our song list there may still be a chance we already know it. If there is a special song you'd like us to learn we are happy to do this for you. There is a fee of £30 for this service to take into account rehearsal times etc. ”

Prices

Note: prices may vary based on travel distance. For an exact quote, click “Check availability”.

Standard Prices
Performance durationPrice
Short performance (up to 15 min)£100
Up to 1 hour£200
Up to 2 hours£450
Up to 3 hours£500
Packages
Solo
Solo day time week day one hour performance - care homes, day centres and clubs
£70

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David F, 10 months ago

We have booked Joanna’s band twice and for our special birthdays Would recommend and book them again

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Nicki A, 10 months ago

Joanna Gray and Heartbeat provided a fantastic night of music once again this year for New Years Eve 2018 - clients feedback very positive and booking again for New Years Eve 2019

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