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Jukebox James

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About Jukebox

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!). With 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. As a solo musician, Jim has regular bookings at some of the best music venues in Reading, Oxford and Swindon. 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!

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
My equipment is PAT tested
I own a PA system
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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Other skills:
Arranger, Sound technician
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Song list

A Little Less Conversation - Elvis Presley
All These Things That I've Done - The Killers
American Girl - Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers
A Message To You Rudy - The Specials
Back In The USSR - The Beatles
Bad Things - Jace Everett
Black Or White - Michael Jackson
Body Talks - The Struts
Breakfast At Tiffany's - Deep Blue Something
Brown Eyed Girl - Van Morrison
Changes - David Bowie
Cigarettes and Alcohol - Oasis
Closer (Never Getting Older) - Chainsmokers
Closing Time - Semisonic
Counting Stars - One Republic
Dakota - Stereophonics
Dancing In The Dark - Bruce Springsteen
Day Tripper - The Beatles
Does Your Mother Know - ABBA
Don't Look Back In Anger - Oasis
Everlong - Foo Fighters
Feel It Still - Portugal The Man
The Gambler - Kenny Rogers
Go Your Own Way - Fleetwood Mac
Gold On The Ceiling - The Black Keys
Hi Ho Silver Lining - Jeff Beck
Honky Tonk Women - Rolling Stones
Human - Rag n Bone Man
I Knew You Were Trouble - Taylor Swift
I Shot The Sheriff - Bob Marley & The Wailers
Jessie's Girl - Rick Springfield
Johnny B Goode - Chuck Berry
Jolene - Dolly Parton
Learn To Fly - Foo FightersLivin' On A Pratyer - Bon Jovi
Locked out of Heaven - Bruno Mars
Lonely Boy - The Black Keys
Love Yourself - Justin Bieber
Mr Blue Sky - ELO
Mustang Sally - Wilson Pickett
My Sharona - The Knack
Need You Now - Lady Antebellum
1999 - Prince
No Diggity - Blackstreet
One Way Or Another - Blondie
Paradise - George Ezra
Perfect - Ed Sheeran
Poker Face - Lady Gaga
Proud Mary - Ike & Tina Turner
Ring of Fire - Johnny Cash
Riptide - Vance Joy
Rule The World - Take That
Seven Nation Army - White Stripes
Sex On Fire - Kings Of Leon
Shake Rattle and Roll - Elvis Presley
Sharp Dressed Man - ZZ Top
Shut Up And Dance - Walk The Moon
Stand By Me - Ben E. King
Suffragette City - David Bowie
Summer Of 69 - Bryan Adams
Superstition - Stevie Wonder
Suspicious Minds - Elvis Presley
Sweet Caroline - Neil Diamond
Sweet Home Alabama - Lynyrd Skynyrd
Take It Easy - The Eagles
Teenage Dirtbag - Wheatus
Together In Electric Dreams - Phil Oakley
Toxic - Britney Spears
Video Killed The Radio Star - Buggles
Valerie - The Zutons
Wagon Wheel - Old Crow Medicine Show
Waterloo Sunset - The Kinks
We Are The Champions - Queen
Wild One - Jerry Lee Lewis
Yellow - Coldplay
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
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.


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£150
Up to 2 hours£175
Up to 3 hours£175


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Sarah L, 4 months ago

James was amazing! He made our sons 21st birthday one to remember. Our guests thoroughly enjoyed being entertained in the garden despite the rain!

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Craig P, 5 months ago

Perfect for the recording session. Thanks Jim

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Zena H, 11 months ago

James was brilliant! I will book him again in the future, my friends were all impressed, he made my party POP! 🎉

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General M, 11 months ago

excellent experience a lot of fun was had by all the guests intend to re-book in the future

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Verity C, 1 year ago

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.

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Krystle H, 1 year ago

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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