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London College of Music Grad, Lincolnshire based. Versatile Singer & Musician for all types of events and venues! Book with confidence!
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Are you wanting a chilled acoustic background ambience for a wedding? A Kings of Swing styled evening to add some class to your event? Or perhaps a mixture of popular songs through the years? Well look no further! Josh Wylie offers all of this and more..... Originally trained in Musical Theatre at the London College of Music Josh is no stranger to performing. After appearing on the West End stage in Mikado Josh went back to his Singer-Songwriter roots. Classing himself as a Singer-Songwriter & Singer Entertainer he Can perform a variety of songs from an ever growing repertoire. Pop, Rock, Country, Folk, Swing, acoustic & theatre are all within his arsenal and he's adding more and more. There is literally something for every musical taste! 2017 was Josh's first year as a self-employed artist and he travelled across 10 different counties providing music at Weddings, Cocktail Bars, Pubs, Clubs, Festivals, Care Homes, Private birthday parties, garden parties, hotels & much more! Book Josh Wylie for your event today and relax in the confidence that professional entertainment is guaranteed! PLEASE TAKE INTO CONSIDERATION ALL QUOTES ARE REFLECTIVE OF TWENTY % PERCENTAGE CUT, TRAVEL DISTANCE AND OVERNIGHT ACCOMMODATION (IF THE LATER IS NEEDED).

Performance details
I can perform outdoors
I have a car I can use to travel to gigs
I require car parking close to venues
I can perform with backing tracks
I can perform while walking around a venue
My equipment is PAT tested
I own a PA system
Encore awards
2nd Encoreversary
Booked for 5 Encore gigs!
Musicianship
Genres:
Pop, Acoustic, Covers, Top 40, Easy listening, Originals, Country, 1950s era music, 1940s era music, 1960s era music, 1970s era music, 1980s era music, 1990s era music, Musical theatre, Christmas, Tribute, Alternative rock, Rock, Indie, Pop rock, Glam rock, Britpop, Swing, Jazz, Military
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Event types:
Bar / Club / Venue event, Wedding, Funeral / Memorial service, Hotel / Restaurant event, Private event, Corporate event, Birthday party, Christmas party, New Year's Eve
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Other skills:
Actor, Songwriter, Perfect pitch
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Song list

Josh Wylie full repertoire
(An extensive ever-growing setlist)
1. Oh what a beautiful morning (Rodgers & Hammerstein)
2. Take me home country roads (John Denver)
3. Heartbeat (Buddy Holly)
4. Return to sender (Elvis)
5. Forever in blue jeans (Neil Diamond)
6. I’m a believer (The Monkees)
7. Summer wind (Frank Sinatra)
8. Born free (Matt Monro)
9. Swinging on a star (Bing Crosby)
10. How sweet it is (to be loved by you) (James Taylor version)
11. You are my sunshine (old time version)
12. Folsom prison blues (Johnny Cash)
13. You make me feel so young (Frank Sinatra)
14. Three Steps to heaven (Shawaddywaddy version)
15. He'll have to go (Jim Reeves)
16. Portrait of my love (Matt Monro)
17. On the street where you live (Lerner & Loewe)
18. We’re all going on a summer holiday (Cliff Richard)
19. Can’t take my eyes off you (Al Martino version)
20. Dance the night away (The Mavericks)
21. A teenager in love (Dion & the Belmonts)
22. Rhinestone cowboy (Glen Campbell)
23. Route 66 (Nat King Cole)
24. How much is that doggie in the window (Patti Page)
25. Take good care of my baby (Bobby Vee)
26. Some enchanted evening (Rodgers & Hammerstein)
27. Hound dog (Elvis)
28. Oh boy! (Buddy Holly)
29. Ring of fire (Johnny Cash)
30. Love on the rocks (Neil Diamond)
31. Brown eyed girl (Van Morrison)
32. In the country (Cliff Richard)
33. Unforgettable (Nat King Cole)
34. Come fly with me (Frank Sinatra)
35. Juke box jive (The Rubettes)
36. I love to boogie (T.Rex)
37. As time goes by (Frank Sinatra version)
38. Save the last dance for me (Michael Bublé)
39. Daydream believer (The Monkees)
40. Is this the way to amarillo (Tony Christie)
41. Cracklin’ rosie (Neil Diamond)
42. Sweet home alabama (Lynyrd Skynyrd)
43. Around the world (Frank Sinatra)
44. Wonderful world (Sam Cooke)
45. Mambo italiano (Dean Martin)
46. Baby face (Dean Martin version)
47. What a wonderful world (Louis Armstrong)
48. Things (Bobby Darin)
49. Jailhouse rock (Elvis)
50. More (Nat King Cole)
51. Can’t help falling in love (Elvis)
52. Luck be a lady (Guys & Dolls)
53. Welcome to my world (Jim Reeves)
54. Wild thing (The Troggs)
55. Greased lightning (Grease)
56. Don’t let the sun go down on me (Elton John)
57. Puttin’on the ritz (Fred Astaire)
58. Sweet Caroline (Neil Diamond)
4 ‘King’s of Swing'
59. The way you look tonight (Frank S.)
60. Fly me to the moon (Frank S.)
61. Straighten up and fly right (Nat King Cole)
62. Sway (Dean Martin)
63. Strangers in the night (Frank S.)
64. The lady is a tramp (Frank S.)
65. I’ve got you under my skin (Bublé version)
66. Witchcraft (Frank S.)
67. When I fall in love (Nat King Cole)
68. My kind of town (Frank S.)
69. Too marvellous for words (Frank S.)
70. La perfidia (Nat King Cole)
71. L-O-V-E (Nat King Cole)
72. Me and Mrs Jones (Bublé)
73. That’s life (Frank S.)
74. They can’t take that away from me (Frank S. version)
75. Moondance (Bublé)
76. One for my baby (Frank S.)
77. Ain’t that a kick in the head (Dean Martin)
78. Beyond the sea (Bobby Darin)
79. Mr Bojangles (Sammy Davis Jr.)
80. That’s amore (Dean Martin)
81. New York New York (Frank S.)
Remembrance day set
82. Boogie woogie bugle boy
83. It’s a long way to tipperary/pack up your troubles
84. (There’ll be bluebirds over) the white cliffs of Dover
85. Wish me luck
86. Bye bye blackbird
87. Wartime medley, bless em’ all, siegfried line, Kiss me goodnight sergeant major
88. As time goes by
89. You are my sunshine
90. We’ll meet again
91. Swing low sweet chariot (guitar)
92. Jerusalem (guitar)
93. Poems The Soldier & This England
94. Land of hope and glory
95. National anthem
Other suitable guitar numbers for care homes
96. Goodnight Irene (Lead Belly)
97. Runaround Sue (Dion & the belmonts)
98. Make the world go away (Willie Nelson)
99. Distant drums (Jim Reeves)
100. Suspicious minds (Elvis)
101. Southern Nights (Glen Campbell)
102. Walk the line (Johnny Cash)
I perform songs for all ages. For garden parties or festivals; where there may be a wider audience in attendance, I have an even more expansive setlist. Please see a further artists on the following page to give you an idea of my
Guitar songs
Harry Styles (Golden, Watermelon sugar, Falling)
Coldplay (Viva la vida, fix you, yellow)
Dua Lipa (New rules)
Ronan Keating (if tomorrow never comes, When you say nothing at all)
Robbie Williams (Feel, angels, she’s the one)
Queen (Crazy little thing called love)
The beatles (hey jude)
George Ezra (Shotgun, Budapest)
Shaun Mendes (Stitches, Señorita)
The Killers (Mr brightside)
Guns n' roses (Sweet child o’ mine)
Stereophonics (Have a nice day)
Bryan Adams (Summer of 69)
Daft punk (Get Lucky)
Scouting for girls (Elvis isn’t dead)
The journey (don’t stop believing)
Imagine Dragons (Radioactive)
Xavier Rudd (Follow the sun)
Creedance clearwater revival (Bad moon rising)
Razorlight (Golden touch, America)
Mumford & Sons (Little Lion Man, I will wait)
Toploader (Dancing in the moonlight)
Nail Horan (She’s on the loose)
Tom Petty and the heart breakers (Free fallin')
Anne Marie (Ciao Adios)
James Arthur (Say you won’t let go, falling like the stars)
Amy Winehouse (Valerie)
John Legend (All of me)
Gary Jules (Mad world)
The Calling (Wherever you will go)
Lewis Capaldi (Bruises, Someone you loved)
The Script (The Man who can’t be moved)
David Guetta (Titanium)
John Lennon (Imagine)
James Arthur (Pieces don’t fit anymore)
Oasis (don’t look back in anger)
Keane (Somewhere only we know)
Sam Smith (Stay with me)
Ed Sheeran (medley includes; Thinking out loud, castle on the hill, lego House, A team, Gallway girl)
Tracy Chapman (Fast Car)
Avril Lavigne (Complicated)
Enrique Iglesius (Hero)
Red hot chilli peppers (Zephyr song)
Daniel Bedingfield (I can’t read you)
Leona Lewis (Bleeding love)
White Flag (Dido)
Jason Mraz (I’m yours)
Jason Orange-Take that (Wooden Boat)
Bruno Mars (The lazy song)
The Weeknd (Blinding lights)
Billie Eillish (Everything I wanted)
Saturday night medley – ft. (Saturday night, I wanna dance with somebody, Simply the best, Gold & Waterloo)
Bob Dylan (Knockin' on heaven’s door)
Rick Astley (Never gonna give you up)
Neil Diamond
The greatest showman (A million dreams)
Shania Twain (You’re still the one)
Faith’s song (from the TV series ‘Keeping Faith')
(Hallelujah)
Pocahontas (Colours of the wind)
Sound of Music (Edelweiss)
Justin Bieber (Let me love you)
Katy Perry (Firework)
Chris Stapleton (Tenessee whiskey)
Jess Glynne (Hold my hand)
Yankee Doodle (for American independence day)
America the beautiful (for American independence day)
Ragged old flag (Johnny Cash, for American independence day)
Born in the USA (Bruce Springstein, for American independence day)
Sigrid (Strangers)
The Proclaimers (500 miles)
More backing track songs
Autumn leaves (Nat King Cole)
Babylon (David Gray)
Yesterday (The Beatles)
Blue moon (Frank S.)
When the going gets tough (Boyzone version)
Dancing on my own (Callum Scott)
Chasing Cars (Snow Patrol)
Devil Woman (Cliff Richard)
Seven Days (Craig David)
Cry me a river (Bublé)
Everything (Bublé)
Folsom Prison Blues (Johnny Cash)
Golden Brown (The Stranglers)
Hey there delilah (Plain White T's)
Home (Bublé)
How to save a life (The Fray)
Hurt (Johnny Cash)
I won’t send Roses (Mack & Mabel)
It happened in Monterey (Frank Sinatra)
Take me home country roads (John Denver)
Let’s dance (David Bowie)
Love is all around (The Troggs)
Very Superstitious (Olly Murs version)
Mack the knife (Bobby Darin)
Makin’ Whoopee (Frank S. version)
Mambo No. 5 (Lou Bega)
Haven’t met you yet (Bublé)
Hey you beautiful (Olly Murs)
Dear Darlin' (Olly Murs)
Hey you beautiful (Olly Murs)
Thinking of me (Olly Murs)
Peroxide swing (Bublé)
Red Right Hand (Peaky Blinders, Nick cave & the bad seeds)
Cotton Eye Joe (Rednex)
Livin La vida Loca (Ricky Martin)
Send in the clowns (Frank S. version)
I’m your man (Shane Ritchie)
Should I stay or should I go (The Clash)
Tea for two (No no Nanette)
That’ll be the day (Buddy Holly)
That’s how it goes (Bublé)
Time of your life/good riddance (Green Day)
All time low (The Wanted)
I feel it coming (The Weeknd)
Christmas repertoire
Backing tracks
Jingle bells
Holly jolly Christmas
Rudolph the red nosed reindeer
The Christmas song
It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas
Santa baby
Let it snow! Let it snow! Let it snow!
Blue Christmas
I’ll be home for Christmas
Winter wonderland
An old Christmas card
Frosty the snowman
White Christmas
Have yourself a merry little Christmas
Mistletoe and wine
Santa Claus is coming to town
Christmas repertoire
Carols on guitar
Silent night
In the bleak midwinter
The first noel
We three Kings
Hark the herald angels sing
While shepherd’s watched
O come all ye faithful
We wish you a merry Christmas
Joy to the world
Away in a manger
O little town of bethlehem
Josh Wylie is also a singer-songwriter, poet and occasional artist.
Follow: joshwyliemusic on social media for event news and
https://hellopoetry.com/joshuareecewylie for original poetic work
Spotify, iTunes, YouTube: Josh Wylie
Original guitar songs available online
Waiting game
Under the sun
Green fields
That girl
Visceral Butterflies
Girl from Rosario
Rockets in your mind
Customer questions

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

I am flexible to my clients needs as long as I'm given prior knowledge of a time change for an event. I just politely ask that all timings are confirmed 2 weeks prior to the event so I can plan accordingly.

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

I always provide a music playlist via my PA prior to my performance (half hour) & during the interval (half hour) at no extra cost. If you require music following my sets or for longer than the period stated above; this will be at an extra cost of £50

How much time do you need to set up?

In some instances it can take me just 30 minutes to set up, however preparation is key and therefore I like to arrive at the venue at least an hour before guests arrive so I can meet the host, setup and soundcheck. I feel this also give the host a last opportunity to ask any questions and it gives us both clarity and peace of mind.

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

My set lists are crafted from countless performances and learning what works best to ensure guests dance and have an amazing time. However, I'm 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?

Certainly! I'm always well prepared!

Can you learn specific pieces before the event?

If a song isn't included in my song list there may still be a chance I already know it. If there is a special song you'd like us to learn I am happy to do this for you. There is a fee of £30 for this service to take into account rehearsal times price of purchasing the track etc.

What do your clients love most about your performances?

My ability to entertain first and foremost! My attention to detail, my punctuality and ability to engage my audience; leaving them with a lasting fond memory of the event.

Which venues have you performed at in the past?

Highlights include; Manorbier Castle in Wales for a private wedding function, Thanet Indoor Bowls Club, Hidden Rooms Cocktail Lounge in Cambridge, The Savoy and The Dorchester Hotel and The Wollaston Inn (The Nag's Head) as it was famously known as. I believe the above that I can adapt my act and repertoire to suit any venue and occasion.

Which artists have you been most influenced by?

Frank Sinatra & Neil Diamond

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

The Savoy Hotel & The Dorchester Hotel in London as part of Society of Stars gig where I performed as a tribute to my idol 'Frank Sinatra'.

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)£75
Up to 1 hour£175
Up to 2 hours£200
Up to 3 hours£300
Packages
Pub/Club Entertainment
Includes two one hour sets (with a 30 minute interval) Price subject to change depending on venue distance
£175
Drinks Reception
Music during your drinks reception. Price is for the hour, extended times can be negotiated. Price subject to change depending on venue distance
£250
Birthday
An hour of entertainment to make your day extra special and memorable. Price subject to change depending on venue distance
£250
Christmas Swing Entertainment
Two hours of Christmas Swing music to spread some of that festive cheer!
£325
Kings of Swing Corporate Package
Add some extra class to your corporate event with all the greatest hits from the 'Kings of Swing'.
£500
Kings Of Swing Tribute Fine Dining
Two hours of all the swing classics from Frank Sinatra, Nat King Cole, Dean Martin & more! Price is for two hours.
£500
Celebrate The New Year Right
Josh Wylie performs an exploding set of songs through the years across a variety of genres such as; Pop, Rock, Country & more!
£650
Cruise Kings of Swing Tribute Act
Price is for monthly wage. All the swing classics from Frank Sinatra, Nat King Cole, Dean Martin & more!
£2000

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Lynn H, 1 year ago

What a fantastic event! The day was made special by Josh and the professional delivery of his composition of music. From the moment I made the booking, Josh made contact with me, to establish our taste in music and to compile a program of music, which he delivered so professionally. I would certainly recommend Josh , he has a wide repertoire of music and delivers it with such professionalism. Excellent!

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Kim D, 2 years ago

Brilliant in every way

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Janet G, 2 years ago

Josh's performance on New Year's Eve was brilliant. Everybody loved it, he really worked the room and knew just what to play. A fabulous evening had by all.

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Mark R, 3 years ago

Josh performed at our festival The Music Barn in June 2018. A great performance by this talented young man. A great voice and song writing ability. I’m sure he will go far!

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