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Jukebox James

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Solo electric & acoustic pop covers with live vocals & guitar along with custom made backing tracks
Singing guitarist
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“Jukebox James” is an exciting solo act performing all of your favourite pop and rock covers. With live vocals and guitar along with custom made backing tracks, Jim can provide a “full band” experience for lower cost, less space, and controlled volumes! Jim can provide either an electric or acoustic set (or both!). Jim's repertoire includes classics from the 60's, 70's, 80's, 90's, 00's, and modern favourites! The setlist can be customised to specific audiences and requests can be added if there is anything in particular you want to hear! With over 20 years' experience performing professionally, Jim has performed with a huge range of artists as a session musician and worked with some of the top function bands across the country. Jim has been a performing musician since 2000, playing multiple instruments and singing with hundreds of bands since then. During this time he has had the opportunity the perform at prestigious venues such as Liverpool Echo Arena, large festivals including Boomtown, theatre tours, and many large private functions. All equipment is provided, including PA system and lighting. Background music before, after, and during breaks can be provided if required. All backing tracks used are custom made exclusively for Jukebox James.

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Jukebox's Reviews

From Encore customers:

Sarah W
3 days ago
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5 out of 5

Jim was the ultimate professional, great communication and arrived in plenty of time to set up. He was patient in the chaos of our school fayre set up. We had lots of compliments about the music which provided the perfect background to the events of the day. I'd definitely recommend Jim to anyone looking for some excellent live music from a reliable musician.

David P
2 months ago
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5 out of 5

Jim was fantastic! Punctual and with quick communication. He added songs to his set list on my request and was fantastic on the night of the performance. Cheers Jim!

Richard B
2 months ago
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5 out of 5

Totally 100% satisfied . Great music and got the feel of the room everyone was dancing . Superb.

Lauren E
2 months ago
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5 out of 5

Jukebox James was fab.

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From other customers:

Verity C
4 years ago, for a Private event in Guildford
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5 out of 5

Thank you so very much for your fantastic music which was so great absolutely made our party we think! You have such a wonderful voice & your songs were all so great.

Krystle H
4 years ago, for a Bar / Club / Venue event in Reading
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5 out of 5

I saw Jim perform and he was really very good. Very talented and an amazing singer. Several other people in the pub commented on how great his voice was. Really enjoyed watching him and would definitely see him again.

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Jukebox's Song list

Adventure Of A Lifetime - Coldplay
A Little Less Conversation - Elvis Presley
A Little Respect - Erasure
All About You - McFly
All Along The Watchtower - Jimi Hendrix
All Star - Smashmouth
All These Things That I've Done - The Killers
American Girl - Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers
American Pie - Don McLean
A Message To You Rudy - The Specials
A Thousand Trees - Stereophonics
A Thousand Years - Christina Perri
Back In The USSR - The Beatles
Bad Things - Jace Everett
Ballroom Blitz - The Sweet
Billie Jean - Michael Jackson
Black Magic Woman - Santana / Fleetwood Mac
Black Or White - Michael Jackson
Blame It On The Boogie - The Jacksons
Blinding Lights - The Weeknd
Body Talks - The Struts
The Boys Are Back In Town - Thin Lizzy
Breakfast At Tiffany's - Deep Blue Something
Break Your Heart - Taio Cruz
Brown Eyed Girl - Van Morrison
Brown Eyed Handsome Man - Chuck Berry
Brown Sugar - The Rolling Stones
Burning Love - Elvis Presley
Call Me - Blondie
Can't Fight This Feeling - REO Speedwagon
Can't Take My Eyes Off You - Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons
Castle On The Hill - Ed Sheeran
Champagne Supernova - Oasis
Changes - David Bowie
Chasing Cars - Snow Patrol
Cigarettes and Alcohol - Oasis
Closer (Never Getting Older) - Chainsmokers
Closing Time - Semisonic
Come On Eileen - Dexy's Midnight Runners
Comfortably Numb - Pink Floyd
Could You Be Loved - Bob Marley & The Wailers
Counting Stars - One Republic
Crazy Little Thing Called Love - Queen
Dakota - Stereophonics
Dancing In The Dark - Bruce Springsteen
Dancing On The Ceiling - Lionel Richie
Day Tripper - The Beatles
Dear Darlin - Olly Murs
December 1963 (Oh What A Night) - Franki Valli & The Four Seasons
Dock Of The Bay - Otis Redding
Does Your Mother Know - ABBA
Do I Wanna Know - Arctic Monkeys
Don't Look Back In Anger - Oasis
Don't Stop Believin' - Journey
Don't Stop Me Now - Queen
Dreams - Fleetwood Mac
Ever Fallen In Love - The Buzzcocks
Everlong - Foo Fighters
Everybody Wants To Rule The World - Tears For Fears
Every Breath You Take - The Police
Faith - George Michael
Fast Car - Tracy Chapman
Fat Bottomed Girls - Queen
Feel It Still - Portugal The Man
Folsom Prison Blues - Johnny Cash
Fortunate Son - Creedence Clearwater Revival
Friday I'm In Love - The Cure
Galway Girl - Steve Earle
The Gambler - Kenny Rogers
Gay Bar - Electric Six
Get It On - T Rex
Going Up The Country - Canned Heat
Good Riddance (Time Of Your Life) - Green Day
Go Your Own Way - Fleetwood Mac
Gold On The Ceiling - The Black Keys
Half The World Away - Oasis
Handbags And Gladrags - Stereophonics
Happy Birthday - Stevie Wonder
Heard It Through The Grapevine - Marvin Gaye
Here Comes The Sun - The Beatles
Here I Go Again - Whitesnake
Heroes - David Bowie
Hi Ho Silver Lining - Jeff Beck
Highway To Hell - AC/DC
Hold The Line - Toto
Homeward Bound - Simon & Garfunkel
Honky Tonk Women - Rolling Stones
Human - Rag n Bone Man
Hungry Like The Wolf - Duran Duran
I Can See Clearly Now - Johnny Nash
I Don't Want To Miss A Thing - Aerosmith
I Knew You Were Trouble - Taylor Swift
I Love Rock 'n Roll - Joan Jett & The Blackhearts
I'm A Believer - The Monkees
I'm Gonna Be (500 Miles) - The Proclaimers
Ironic - Alanis Morisette
I Shot The Sheriff - Bob Marley & The Wailers
Islands In The Stream - Kenny Rogers & Dolly Parton
It Must Be Love - Labi Siffre
I Want To Break Free - Queen
I Want You To Want Me - Cheap Trick
I Will Wait - Mumford & Sons
Jessie's Girl - Rick Springfield
Johnny B. Goode - Chuck Berry
Jolene - Dolly Parton
Keep The Customer Satisfied - Simon & Garfunkel
Knockin' On Heaven's Door - Bob Dylan
La Bamba - Richie Valens
Layla - Derek & The Dominos (Eric Clapton)
Learn To Fly - Foo Fighters
Let's Dance - David Bowie
Little Lion Man - Mumford & Sons
Livin' On A Prayer - Bon Jovi
Locked out of Heaven - Bruno Mars
Lonely Boy - The Black Keys
Long Tall Sally - Little Richard
Long Train Runnin' - Doobie Brothers
Lovely Day - Bill Withers
Love Really Hurts Without You - Billy Ocean
Love Yourself - Justin Bieber
Maggie May - Rod Stewart
Mama Told Me Not To Come - Three Dog Night/Tom Jones
Mamma Mia - Abba
The Man Who Can't Be Moved - The Script
Many Of Horror - Biffy Clyro
Memories - Maroon 5
Midnight Rider - Allman Brothers
Midnight Sky - Miley Cyrus
Mmmbop - Hanson
Mr Blue Sky - ELO
Mr Brightside - The Killers
Mustang Sally - Wilson Pickett
My Sharona - The Knack
Need You Now - Lady Antebellum
Need Your Love So Bad - Fleetwood Mac
Never Tear Us Apart - INXS
New Shoes - Paolo Nutini
1999 - Prince
9 To 5 - Dolly Parton
99 Luftballons - Nena
No Diggity - Blackstreet
Nothing Else Matters - Metallica
One Too Many - Keith Urban & Pink
One Way Or Another - Blondie
The Only Exception - Paramore
On The Road Again - Willie Nelson
Old Number Seven - Devil Makes Three
Oye Como Va - Santana
Paradise - George Ezra
Party In The USA - Miley Cyrus
Perfect - Ed Sheeran
Photosynthesis - Frank Turner
Plug In Baby - Muse
Poker Face - Lady Gaga
The Power Of Love - Frankie Goes To Hollywood
Proud Mary - Ike & Tina Turner
Purple Rain - Prince
Reach - S Club 7
Ring of Fire - Johnny Cash
Rip It Up - Little Richard
Riptide - Vance Joy
Road To Nowhere - Talking Heads
Rock The Casbah - The Clash
Romeo And Juliet - Dire Straights
Roxanne - The Police
Rule The World - Take That
Run To You - Bryan Adams
Saturday Night's Alright (For Fighting) - Elton John
Say My Name - Destiny's Child
Senorita - Shawn Mendes
Seven Nation Army - White Stripes
Sex On Fire - Kings Of Leon
Shake Rattle and Roll - Elvis Presley
Shakin' All Over - Johnny Kidd & The Pirates
Sharp Dressed Man - ZZ Top
Shotgun - George Ezra
Should I Stay Or Should I Go - The Clash
Shut Up And Dance - Walk The Moon
Smooth - Santana
Stacy's Mom - Fountains Of Wayne
Stand By Me - Ben E. King
Stand By Your Man - Tammy Wynette
Starlight - Muse
Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For - U2
Substitute - Frank Turner
Suffragette City - David Bowie
Sugar We're Going Down - Fall Out Boy
Summer Of 69 - Bryan Adams
Summertime Blues - Eddie Cochran
Superstition - Stevie Wonder
Suspicious Minds - Elvis Presley
Sweet Caroline - Neil Diamond
Sweet Child O' Mine - Guns 'n Roses
Sweet Home Alabama - Lynyrd Skynyrd
Sympathy For The Devil - The Rolling Stones
Tainted Love - Gloria Jones
Take It Easy - The Eagles
Take Me Home, Country Roads - John Denver
Teenage Dirtbag - Wheatus
Teenage Kicks - The Undertones
Tennessee Whiskey - Chris Stapleton
That's Alright Mama - Elvis Presley
Three Little Birds - Bob Marley & The Wailers
Time After Time - Cyndi Lauper
Tired Of Being Alone - Al Green
Together In Electric Dreams - Phil Oakley
Torn - Natalie Imbruglia
To The Moon And Back - Savage Garden
Town Called Malice - The Jam
Toxic - Britney Spears
Turning Japanese - The Vapors
Twenty Flight Rock - Eddie Cochran
Use Somebody - Kings Of Leon
Video Killed The Radio Star - Buggles
Valerie - The Zutons
Wagon Wheel - Old Crow Medicine Show
Wake Me Up When September Ends - Green Day
Walkin' After Midnight - Patsy Cline
Waterloo Sunset - The Kinks
Watermelon Sugar - Harry Styles
We Are The Champions - Queen
The Weight - The Band
Whenever Wherever - Shakira
When The Sun Goes Down - Arctic Monkeys
When You Were Young - The Killers
While My Guitar Gently Weeps - The Beatles
Whiskey In The Jar - Thin Lizzy
Whole Lotta Rosie - AC/DC
Wichita Lineman - Glen Campbell
Wild One - Jerry Lee Lewis
With A Little Help From My Friends - The Beatles
Wonderwall - Oasis
Yellow - Coldplay
You Are The Best Thing - Ray LaMontagne
You Can't Always Get What You Want - Rolling Stones
You Make My Dreams Come True - Hall & Oates
You Never Can Tell - Chuck Berry
Your Love Keeps Lifting Me (Higher And Higher) - Jackie Wilson
Your Song - Elton John
You Shook Me All Night Long - AC/DC
You Should Be Dancing - The Bee Gees
You've Got A Friend In Me - Randy Newman

Jukebox's Prices

Last updated: 2024

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)£200
Up to 1 hour£250
Up to 2 hours£250
Up to 3 hours£250
Customer questions

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

Timing changes should not be an issue - I can be as flexible as you need to ensure your event runs smoothly.

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

Yes, background music can be provided before, during breaks, and after if required.

How much time do you need to set up?

Approximately one hour.

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

Yes, I am happy to compile a setlist from your selections.

Do you bring all the equipment you need to perform?

Yes, all equipment is provided.

Can you learn song requests before the event?

A small number of song requests are welcome with enough time to prepare the appropriate backing tracks. I do not charge any extra for this.
Pop, Covers, Top 40, Rock, Indie, Pop rock
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Event types:
Bar / Club / Venue event, Wedding, Hotel / Restaurant event, Private event, Corporate event, Charity event, Concert, Recording session, Cruise, Birthday party, Christmas party, New Year's Eve
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Arranger, Sound technician
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