Singing guitarist

Laura Wyatt

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Singing Guitarist & DJ - Professional, friendly and experienced performer.
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My standard set is 2 x 45min Acoustic Sets + Tailored Set Lists + Playlist Service I am an experienced performer with a huge repertoire of acoustic pop, indie, and soul songs from the past 10 decades. This means that you can choose your own tailored set list from a huge variety of songs - or of course you can leave it to me to choose if you prefer. I usually sing with guitar or ukulele for more relaxed gigs and with backing tracks for party sets. Over the past 15 years I have played at hundreds of venues around the country (and a few abroad!) and opened for some incredible artists including Matt Cardle, Florence and the Machine, and The Magic Numbers to name a few. I can bring all of my own equipment, which is all PAT tested. This includes a Bose L2 Line Array PA System with subs (I use two of these systems for DJ sets for bigger venues), a Bose S1Pro or Fishman Loudbox Mini battery powered acoustic solo amp (perfect for ceremonies and small venues), a DJ booth, and party lighting (including par cans, lasers and smoke machine). I also have a wireless microphone (great for backing track sets and speeches) and a vintage style Super55 microphone for 40s/50s/jazz events. I have public liability insurance, equipment insurance, and a PAT certificate. I always get great reviews from my clients, and I am known for being friendly, professional and well prepared for every event.

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Acoustic, Easy listening, Light music, Originals, Covers, Pop, Ambient pop, Soul, Indie, Pop rock, Christmas, 1970s era music, 1980s era music, 1990s era music, Top 40, Motown, Vintage, 1960s era music, Country, Americana, Disco, Funk, R&B
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Wedding, 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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Lyricist, Composer, Songwriter, Actor, Dancer, Musical comedy, Fluent improviser, Instrumental teaching, Singing teaching, Composition teaching, Theory teaching, Music therapy
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Laura's Song list

ABBA – Mamma Mia
ABBA – Dancing Queen
Adele - Make You Feel My Love
Adele – One and Only

Adele - Rolling in The Deep
Aerosmith – I Don’t Wanna Miss a Thing

Alanis Morisette - Hand In My Pocket
Alanis Morisette - Ironic
Al Green – Let’s Stay Together

Alicia Keys - Butterflyz

Alicia Keys - Fallin’

Alicia Keys - If I Ain't Got You

Amy Winehouse (The Zutons) – Valerie
Amy Winehouse – You Know I’m No Good
Amy Winehouse – Back to Black
Amy Winehouse – Tears Dry on Their Own
Aretha Franklin – Respect
Aretha Franklin - Say A Little Prayer
Aretha Franklin – You’re All I Need to Get By

Artful Dodger & Romina Johnson - Moving Too Fast
Avicci – Hey Brother
Avicci – Wake Me Up
The Beatles – I Wanna Hold Your Hand
The Beatles – All You Need Is Love
The Beatles – Blackbird
The Beatles – Here Comes the Sun
Bee Gees – How Deep Is Your Love?

Ben E. King - Stand by Me

Ben Howard - Only Love
Bill Withers – Lovely Day
Bill Withers – Lean on Me
Birdy – Wings
Birdy – Skinny Love
Blake Shelton – Nobody but You
Bob Dylan – Blowin’ in the Wind

Bob Marley - Is This Love

Bobby Hebb / Boney M. – Sunny
Brett Young – In Case You Didn’t Know
Bruce Springsteen – Dancing in the Dark
Bruno Mars – Marry You
Bruno Mars – Treasure
Bruno Mars – Count on Me

Calum Scott - The Reason
Carly Simon – You’re So Vain
Cee Lo Green – Forget You

Carole King - Natural Woman

The Calling - Wherever You Will Go
Chaka Kahn – Ain’t Nobody
Chantal Kreviazuk – Feels Like Home
Christina Aguilera – Lady Marmalade

Christina Perri - A Thousand Years
Chubby Checker – Let’s Twist Again
Clinton Kane – I Guess I’m In Love
Coldplay – Yellow
Coldplay – Fix You
Colbie Caillat - Fallin' For You
The Contours – Do You Love Me?
The Coral – In the Morning
The Cranberries - Zombie

Corinne Bailey Rae - Just Like a Star

Corinne Bailey Rae - Put Your Records On

Corinne Bailey Rae - Trouble Sleeping
Cyndi Lauper – Time After Time

The Dandy Warhols – Bohemian Like You
The Darkness - I Believe in a Thing Called Love
David Bowie - Starman
David Gray - Sail Away
Diana Ross – Upside Down

Dido - Thank you
Dolly Parton – 9 to 5
Dolly Parton - Jolene

Doris Day - Secret Love
Eagles – Love Will Keep Us Alive
Eagles – Hotel California
Earth, Wind and Fire - September

Ed Sheeran - Perfect

Ed Sheeran - Thinking Out Loud

Ed Sheeran - I Don't Care
Ed Sheeran – One Life
Ed Sheeran - Shivers

Ellie Goulding - How Long Will I Love You

Elton John - Your Song

Elvis - Can't Help Falling in Love
Elvis – The Wonder of You

Emeli Sande - Next to Me
Emeli Sande - Where I Sleep
Erasure – A Little Respect
Eric Clapton – Wonderful Tonight

Estelle - American Boy

Eva Cassidy - Over the Rainbow

Eva Cassidy – Songbird
Eva Cassidy – Fields of Gold

Extreme - More Than Words

Etta James - At Last
Faith Hill – This Kiss

Florence and The Machine (Candi Staton) - You Got The Love
Florence and The Machine – The Dog Days Are Over

Fleetwood Mac – Everywhere
Fleetwood Mac – Dreams
Fleetwood Mac – Go Your Own Way
Foo Fighters – Everlong
The Foundations – Build Me Up Buttercup
The Four Seasons – Beggin’
The Four Seasons – Oh What A Night
Gabrielle – Out of Reach
Gary Clarke Jr. – Please Come Home
George Ezra – Anyone for You (Tigerlily)
George Ezra - Shotgun

George Ezra – Budapest
Gnarls Barkley – Crazy
Grover Washington Jr. – Just The Two of Us
Harry Styles – Watermelon Sugar
Harry Styles – Adore You
Harry Styles – As It Was
Harry Styles - Late Night Talking
Imagine Dragons – Radioactive
The Isley Brothers – Summer Breeze
Jack Johnson – Better Together

Jackie Wilson - Higher And Higher
The Jackson Five – I Want You Back

James Arthur - Say You Won’t Let Go

James Bay - Hold Back The River
James Blunt – 1973
James Blunt – You’re Beautiful

James Morrison - You Give Me Something

Jason Mraz - Lucky

Jason Mraz - I'm Yours
John Denver – Take Me Home (Country Roads)

John Legend - All of Me

John Legend - Conversations in the Dark
John Legend – Ordinary People

John Mayer – XO
Joni Mitchell – Big Yellow Taxi

Joss Stone - Super Duper Love
Journey – Don’t Stop Believing
Justin Timberlake – Can’t Stop The Feeling

Katie Melua - Closest Thing To Crazy
Katrina and the Waves – Walking on Sunshine
KC and the Sunshine Band – Give It Up

Kodaline - The One
KT Tunstall – Suddenly I See
KT Tunstall – Black Horse and the Cherry Tree
The Killers – Mr Brightside
The Kooks – Naïve
The Kooks – She Moves in Her Own Way
Kygo and Whitney Houston – Higher Love
Lady Gaga – Shallow
Lady Gaga – Always Remember Us This Way
The Las – There She Goes

Lily Allen (Keane) - Somewhere Only We Know
Lionel Ritchie – Dancing on the Ceiling
Lionel Ritchie – All Night Long
Lionel Ritchie and Diana Ross – Endless Love
Leon Bridges - River

Louis Armstrong - What A Wonderful World
Luke Combs – Beautiful Crazy
The Lumineers – Ho Hey
Macy Gray – I Try
The Mamas and Papas – California Dreamin’

Marlena Shaw - California Soul

Maroon Five - Sunday Morning
Maroon Five – Moves Like Jagger
Maroon Five – This Love
Maroon Five – She Will Be Loved
Mary Wells - My Guy
Matrix and Futurebound - Countrol
McFly – Five Colours in Her Hair
McFly - It's All About You
Metallica – Nothing Else Matters
Michael Jackson – Rock with You

Michael Kiwanuka - Home Again
The Monkees – I’m A Believer
Neil Diamond – Sweet Caroline
Nelly Furtado – I’m Like A Bird

Newton Faulkner - Dream Catch Me

Noisettes - Never Forget You

Norah Jones - Come Away With Me

Norah Jones - Don't Know Why

Norah Jones – Sunrise
Oasis – Don’t Look Back in Anger
Oasis – She’s Electric
Oasis – Wonderwall
Oasis – Slide Away
Outkast – Hey Ya
Paloma Faith – New York
Paramore – The Only Exception

Passenger - Let Her Go
Paul Simon – Me and Julio Down By The Schoolyard
Plain White Tees – Hey There Delilah

Penny and The Quarters - You and Me

Peter Gabriel (The Magnetic Fields) - The Book Of Love
Pharell – Happy
Queen – Crazy Little Thing Called Love
Queen – You’re My Best Friend
The Rembrants – I’ll Be There For You
REM – Losing My Religion
Ruelle – I Get To Love You

Sade - By Your Side

Sade - The Sweetest Taboo
Sam Ryder – Spaceman
Sam Ryder – Whirlwind
Sam Ryder – All The Way Over
Same Ryder – More
Sam Ryder - Somebody

Sam Sparro - Black And Gold
Seal – Kiss From A Rose
Shania Twain – Still The One
Shania Twain – From This Moment
Shanks and Bigfoot – Sweet Like Chocolate
Sister Sledge - Thinking Of You

Sister Sledge – We Are Family

Sixpence None The Richer - Kiss Me
Snow Patrol – Chasing Cars
Soft Cell – Tainted Love
The Spice Girls – Wannabee
Stereophonics – Handbags and Gladrags
Stereophonics – Have a Nice Day
Stevie Wonder – Signed Sealed Delivered
Stevie Wonder – Isn’t She Lovely
Sting – Englishman in New York
The Supremes – You Can’t Hurry Love

Taylor Swift – Lover
Taylor Swift – Love Story
Taylor Swift – Blank Space
The Temptations – My Girl

Tom Odell - True Colours
Tom Petty – Free Fallin’
Tom Rosenthal – For You To Be Here
Tom Walker – Better Half of Me
Tones and I – Dance Monkey
Toploader - Dancing In The Moonlight

Tracy Chapman - Fast Car
Tracy Chapman – Talking About A Revolution
Train – Hey Soul Sister
Train – Marry Me

Vance Joy – Riptide
Van Morrisson – Brown Eyed Girl
Van Morrisson - Moondance

Vanessa Carlton - A Thousand Miles

Walk The Moon - Shut Up And Dance
The Wannadies - You and Me Song
The Weeknd – Blinding Lights

Whitney Houston – I Wanna Dance With Somebody

Wilson Pickett - In The Midnight Hour
Customer questions

What do your clients love most about your performances?

My clients love the variety of songs in my repertoire. I can play either chilled out or upbeat songs, from across the decades. I’m happy to take requests and can busk out pretty much any song on the spot if I’m familiar enough with it!

Which venues have you performed at in the past?

Countless wedding venues in the UK and abroad, most of the original music venues in London, theatres such as The Mercury, and countless festival stages.

Which artists have you been most influenced by?

KT Tunstall, Carole King, Ella Fitzgerald, Chaka Kahn, Norah Jones, Stevie Wonder, Michael Jackson, Lianne La Havas, Ani Di Franco

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

I have performed with Sam Ryder and supported Matt Cardle on tour. At festivals I have warmed up the stage for artists such as Paloma Faith, The Noisettes, Florence and the Machine, The Magic Numbers and Flogging Molly.

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

I always try my 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 me know.

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

Absolutely. This is a really popular request, and I offer Spotify playlists in between acoustic and backing track sets for free as standard. However, if you're looking for something a bit more interactive where you can request songs, you can book my DJ set as an additional service. This includes a DJ booth and party lighting.

How much time do you need to set up?

It usually takes around 30-45 minutes to load in, get set up and soundcheck for a ceremony or drinks reception. I like to be all set up and ready around 30 minutes before the first set. I provide a free playlist service before the first set to help create a good vibe before my live performance. It takes around 2.5 hours to set up for a full day with DJ.

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

Absolutely! I have been playing professionally for 15 years so my repertoire is pretty extensive - I tailor each set list to suit the event so let me know what you'd like to hear. Equally, if there are songs that you would rather not hear, let me know! It's best for me to have a couple of weeks' notice, so please advise me of your requests in advance.

Do you bring all the equipment you need to perform?

Yep :) I bring a full PA system at a size appropriate to the event. All I need is easy access to plug sockets. For DJ sets I also bring a mobile booth and party lights.

Can you learn song requests before the event?

If a song isn't included in my song list there may still be a chance that I already know it. If there's a special song you'd like me to learn I am happy to do this for you.

Laura's Prices

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Standard Prices
Performance durationPrice
Short performance (up to 15 min)£200
Up to 1 hour£625
Up to 2 hours£625
Up to 3 hours£940
Afternoon Sets
- 2 x 45 minute live vocal sets, accompanied by either acoustic guitar or to backing tracks. - Relaxing and uplifting songs in a style to suit your taste, with up to 2 requests. - iPod playlist service for 15 mins before the first live set, 15 mins between sets and up to an hour after the end of the last set. *Spread over max. 3hrs (eg 2pm-5pm) £35/hr for extra waiting time.
Wedding ceremony
- Learning acoustic arrangements of songs for your ceremony. - Liaising with the minister or celebrant to make sure that everything runs smoothly. - Playing a 30-minute playlist of songs through my system as your guests arrive and take their seats. - Amplification through my PA or through a battery-powered speaker if there is no mains power available.
Party DJ
- Full DJ set up including a powerful PA system with subs, DJ booth and party lighting. - A 4hr DJ set from 8pm - 12 midnight
Ceremony + Afternoon
- Learning up to 4 acoustic arrangements of songs for your ceremony. - Liasing with the minister or celebrant to make sure that everything runs smoothly. - Playing a 30 minute playlist of songs through through my system as your guests arrive and take their seats. - Amplification through my PA or through a battery powered speaker if there is no mains power available. - 2 x 45 minute live vocal sets, accompanied by either acoustic guitar or to backing tracks. - Relaxing and uplifting songs in a style to suit your taste, with up to 2 requests. - iPod playlist service for 15 mins before the first live set, 15 mins between sets and up to an hour after the end of the last set. *Spread over max. 4 hours (eg 1pm-5pm) £35/hr for extra waiting time
Solo Party Sets + DJ
From 8pm - 12 midnight - 2 x 45 minute live vocal sets, accompanied by either acoustic guitar or to backing tracks. - Full DJ set up including a powerful PA system with subs, DJ booth and party lighting. - Pro DJ sets between live sets
The Ultimate Wedding Package
MUSIC ALL-DAY 12 midday - 12 midnight CEREMONY 30min Acoustic Set as guests arrive 4 Live Songs in Ceremony DRINKS RECEPTION 2 x 45min Acoustic Sets PARTY DJ 4 hours of Non-Stop Party Music (to suit your tastes) Live Acoustic First Dance Song RECORDINGS OF YOUR SONGS As a thank you for booking a full day package I will record acoustic versions of your ceremony and first dance songs for you to keep as a memento - use them in your wedding video if you want to!
NEW!Virtual services
Personalised Music Message
Book me to create a unique music video for you to send to a friend as a gift. This could be a birthday message, first dance song for a wedding anniversary, or just your friend's favourite song to cheer them up.


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Laura's Reviews

From Encore customers:

Emma R
13 days ago
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5 out of 5

Laura was absolutely perfect for our wedding, her voice is incredible and I received so many complements about her and everyone was asking where we found her. The music and her DJ sets. I didn't have to worry about anything, she just got on with it and seemed to know exactly what vibe we wanted. I can't recommend her enough.

Samantha D
1 year ago
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5 out of 5

Laura played 2 sets at our wedding. She was outstanding. Communication was great prior to the event, she learnt a song for our ceremony and the set list she played was just perfect. Everyone commented on how wonderful Laura was, her voice is incredible. Thank you!

Reply from Laura
1 year ago

Thank you so much Sam, it was a pleasure to perform at your wedding!

Julian P
1 year ago
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5 out of 5

Wow! Laura’s performance was beautiful. She sounds more wonderful live than in the recordings. Her own song, 'For Loving You', stole the show and our hearts. So many people asked how we found her. Thank you Encoure Musicians. Thank you Laura.

Reply from Laura
1 year ago

Thank you Julian, I enjoyed every minute of it!

Steven G
1 year ago
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5 out of 5

We all had a fabulous evening Laura was billiant did exactly what we wanted & her voice is Lovely I wish her a fantastic career 🙏

Reply from Laura
1 year ago

Thank you Steven, I had a fabulous evening too!

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From other customers:

Tristan O
4 years ago, for a Bar / Club / Venue event in 63 High St
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5 out of 5

Laura has graced the CODA stage on numerous occasions throughout the year, we just love to book her! She blends her set beautifully with well chosen covers from modern day to classic. What really makes Laura stand out from the countless other performers is her voice. The dexterity to be able to cover so many very technically hard songs with ease is like nothing we've seen before. There's no doubt we will be booking Laura in the future, and I recommend others to do the same.

Rajiv G
4 years ago, for a Wedding in Wick Lane
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5 out of 5

Thank you soooooooooo much for yesterday Laura!!! Your rendition of Ribbon in the sky was just perfect. You were amazing and helped to make it such a special day!!

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