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A professional singer/guitarist with a distinctive and crystalline voice. Please get in touch if you would like Jon to perform at your event
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A talented musician with a distinctive and crystalline voice: Jon Wolstencroft is an experienced professional musician who has performed across the UK and in Europe playing intimate and also large scale shows. Music has long been his passion. Jon has gathered wide ranging experience, performing music as a soloist and in bands with styles ranging from Pop, Soul, Indie, Reggae, '60s, and more alternative genres. For your event, Jon will endeavour to provide set of songs and/or instrumentals that is sensitive to your needs in order to enhance the experience of all those who attend. Songs can be performed on Ukulele, Acoustic Guitar, or Electric Guitar, depending on your preference. Please inform of any specific song requests that are not listed below in advance (max. 3 requests per event) Cover song repertoire includes: The Beatles - Nowhere Man || Belle and Sebastian - She's Losing It || James Blunt - You're Beautiful || Blur - Tender || Bread - Make It With You || Coldplay - The Scientist || Coldplay - Viva La Vida || Coldplay - Yellow || Nick Drake - Which Will || Elvis - Can't Help Falling In Love || The Flaming Lips - Yoshimi Battles The Pink Robots pt. 1 || Fleetwood Mac - Big Love || Joy Division - Love Will Tear Us Apart || Keane - Somewhere Only We Know || The Killers - Mr. Brightside || Kodaline - The One || John Lennon - Love || Bruno Mars - Grenade || Van Morrison - Brown Eyed Girl || Oasis - Don't Look Back In Anger || Oasis - Slide Away || Oasis - Wonderwall || Gerry Rafferty - Baker Street || Lionel Ritchie - Hello || Ed Sheeran - Lego House || Ed Sheeran - Thinking Out Loud || The Small Faces - All Or Nothing || The Smiths - Hand In Glove || The Smiths - There Is A Light That Never Goes Out || Snow Patrol - Run || Britney Spears - You Drive Me Crazy || Bruce Springsteen - Born In The USA || Cat Stevens - The First Cut Is The Deepest || Sufjan Stevens - To Be Alone With You || The Stone Roses - Sally Cinnamon || The Stone Roses - Waterfall || The Strokes - Last Nite || Supergrass - Late In The Day || Supertramp - Give A Little Bit || Travis - Flowers In The Window || Velvet Underground - Femme Fatale || The Who - Substitute || Neil Young - Heart of Gold Jon also has an extensive range of original songs which he can also perform on request.

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Jon's Reviews

From Encore customers:

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Chris O
5 years ago
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5 out of 5

Jon was absolutely fantastic, couldn’t thank him enough. He was really great and provided a fantastic atmosphere for our wedding reception, even when timings went a bit wrong he didn’t worry at all about staying late and doing his second set later than planned, what a guy!!

Reply from Jon
7 months ago

Thank you so much Chris for the kind review. I am very glad you enjoyed the music. Many congratulations!

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Elizabeth J
8 months ago, for a Wedding in Alsager
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5 out of 5

Jon played for our wedding, he played before the service, during and them during canapés. He was very accommodating and played songs requested. Super job and great value for money. Would highly recommend (10 / 10)

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Louise H
5 years ago, for a Wedding in 60 King St
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5 out of 5

A massive thank you to Jon. You made our wedding day so special! Jon is the nicest guy you will ever meet and has such an amazing voice to match. Jon was very helpful with song choices and suggestions during the the run up to our wedding. On the wedding day it’s self we could not of asked for more. He moved from inside to outside and then back inside once the rain was too much! He learnt a number of songs for us which were all sung beautifully. Everyone commented on how amazing he was (one of our guests want him for their wedding next year!) Thank you again Jon, love Mr and Mrs Hatton

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Jon's Song list

Air - All I Need
Joan Baez - We Shall Overcome
The Beatles – Blackbird
The Beatles – Norwegian Wood
The Beatles – Nowhere Man
Belle and Sebastian – She’s Losing It
James Blunt – You’re Beautiful
Blur – Tender
Bread – Make It With You
Kate Bush - Cloudbusting
East 17 - Stay Another Day
Electronic - Getting Away With It
Eva Cassidy - Fields of Gold
Eva Cassidy - Over The Rainbow
Coldplay – The Scientist
Coldplay – Viva La Vida
Coldplay – Yellow
Doves - Sea Song
Slim Dusty - Waltzing Matilda
Nick Drake - Place To Be
Nick Drake – Which Will
Elvis – Can’t Help Falling In Love
The Flaming Lips – Yoshimi Battles The Pink Robots pt. 1
Fleetwood Mac – Big Love
Foo Fighters - Learn To Fly
Gerry and the Pacemakers - You'll Never Walk Alone
Gomez - Tijuana Lady
Goo Goo Dolls - Iris
The Hives - Hate To Say I Told You So
Jamelia – Superstar
Joy Division – Love Will Tear Us Apart
Israel Kamakawiwo‘ole - Over The Rainbow
Keane – Somewhere Only We Know
The Killers – Mr. Brightside
The Kinks - All Day and All Of The Night
Kodaline – The One
John Lennon – Love
Bob Marley – No Woman No Cry
Bruno Mars – Grenade
Joni Mitchell – River
Van Morrison – Brown Eyed Girl
Oasis – Don’t Look Back In Anger
Oasis – Slide Away
Oasis - Talk Tonight
Oasis – Wonderwall
One Direction - Beautiful
Pink Floyd - Wish You Were Here
Plain White Ts – Delilah
Postal Service - We Will Become Silhouettes
Gerry Rafferty – Baker Street
Reef - Place Your Hands
Reef - Come Back Brighter
Reef - I've Got Something To Sa
Lionel Ritchie – Hello
Robyn / Callum Scott - Dancing On My Own
Ed Sheeran – Lego House
Ed Sheeran – Perfect
Ed Sheeran – Thinking Out Loud
Sixpence Non the Richer – Kiss Me
Slade – Merry Christmas Everybody
The Small Faces – All Or Nothing
The Smiths – Hand In Glove
The Smiths – There Is A Light That Never Goes Out
Snow Patrol – On/Off
Snow Patrol – Run
Britney Spears – You Drive Me Crazy
Bruce Springsteen – Born In The USA
Stereophonics - I Wouldn't Believe Your Radio
Stereophonics - Pick a Part That's New
Cat Stevens - Hard Headed Woman
Cat Stevens – I Love My Dog
Cat Stevens – The First Cut Is The Deepest
Sufjan Stevens – To Be Alone With You
Rod Stewart - The First Cut Is The Deepest
The Stone Roses – Sally Cinnamon
The Stone Roses – Waterfall
The Strokes – Last Nite
Supergrass – Late In The Day
Supertramp – Give A Little Bit
Travis – Flowers In The Window
U2 - One
Velvet Underground – Femme Fatale
Weezer - Say It Ain't So
Wham! – Last Christmas
The Who – Substitute
Neil Young – Heart of Gold

Jon's 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£170
Up to 2 hours£235
Up to 3 hours£300
Customer questions

What do your clients love most about your performances?

My voice and ability to put my all into every song I sing, bringing authenticity to each.

Which venues have you performed at in the past?

Peckforton Castle, Tarporley, Cheshire Sandhole Oak Barn, Congleton Chime, Hartford, Cheshire Museum of Lancashire, Preston St Helen's Church, Waddington, Clitheroe The Deanwater Hotel, Woodford, Cheshire Inglewood Manor Hotel, Ellesmere Port Affleck and Brown, Manchester Rowton Hall, Chester The Plough, Eaton, Cheshire La Belle Epoque, Knutsford

Which artists have you been most influenced by?

Neil Young, The Beatles, Supertramp, Travis, Belle and Sebastian, Nick Drake, Coldplay, Fleetwood Mac, Flaming Lips

What is the most high profile gig you've performed?

I represented the UK in a Europe-wide talent contest during 2014, attending a grand final held at Le Divan du Monde, Paris.

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

Just let me know and I will do my best to accommodate you.

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

I can provide an iPod service containing suitable spotify playlists between my sets. Unfortunately I do not possess DJ equipment.

How much time do you need to set up?

20 minutes

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

Yes, of course.

Do you bring all the equipment you need to perform?

Yes, I have all relevant equipment.

Can you learn specific pieces before the event?

I can also learn up to 3 songs that I currently do not have in my repertoire.
Musicianship
Genres:
Christmas, 1960s era music, 1970s era music, 1980s era music, 1990s era music, Folk, Folk rock, Easy listening, Originals, Pop, Acoustic, Covers, Top 40, Vintage, R&B, Motown, Rock, Alternative rock, Britpop, Classic rock, Indie, Pop rock, Soul, Blues
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Event types:
Wedding, Wedding proposal, Funeral / Memorial service, Hotel / Restaurant event, Bar / Club / Venue event, Private event, Corporate event, Charity event, Concert, Recording session, Theatre / Show, Cruise, Birthday party, Christmas party, New Year's Eve
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Other skills:
Audio engineer, Arranger, Composer, Lyricist, Producer, Songwriter, Sound technician, Ableton Live
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