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Leighton John

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Newport
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Solo Singer based in Newport. Available accompanied by backing tracks, as part of an acoustic duo or a full band set up!

Solo Singer based in South Wales. I have 4 years experience performing as part of a full band, an acoustic duo or a solo singer with backing tracks. I can provide PA and lighting if needed. I have played all events from weddings to birthday parties and pub/club gigs. I have been lucky enough to perform in some esteemed venues such as Mathern place and Hestercombe house and gardens. The biggest venue I have performed at would have to be the O2 academy in Birmingham.

Performance details
I can perform outdoors
I have a car I can use to travel to gigs
I can perform with backing tracks
I can perform while walking around a venue
I own a PA system
Musicianship
Genres:
Pop
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Instruments:
Singer
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Event types:
Bar / Club / Venue event, Wedding, Wedding proposal, Funeral / Memorial service, Church service, Hotel / Restaurant event, Private event, Corporate event, Charity event, Concert, Recording session, Theatre / Show, Cruise, Burns night, Birthday party, Christmas party, New Year's Eve
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Song list

2010s:
Mark Ronson - Uptown Funk
Daft Punk - Get Lucky
Rag n Bone Man - Human
Walk The Moon - Shut Up And Dance
Bruno Mars - Treasure
Paramore - Hard Times
J.P Cooper - She’s On My Mind
Katy Perry - Chained To The Rhythm
George Ezra - Paradise
George Ezra - Shotgun
Rihanna - Man Down
Ed Sheeran - Shape Of You
Portugal The Man - Feel It Still
2000s:
Outkast - Hey Ya
Beyonce - Crazy In Love
Gnarls Barkley - Crazy
Paolo Nutini - New Shoes
Kings Of Leon - Sex On Fire
The Killers - Mr Brightside
Madcon - Beggin
1990s/1980s:
Prince - Kiss
Stevie Wonder - Master Blaster
David Bowie - Lets Dance
Luther Vandros - Never Too Much
Chaka Khan - Ain’t Nobody
UB40 - Red Red Red Wine
George Benson - Give Me The Night
Eurythmics - sweet dreams
1970s/1960s:
The Beatles - Come Together
Tina Turner - Proud Mary
Bill Withers - Ain’t No Sunshine
Aretha Franklin - R.E.S.P.E.C.T
The Temptations - My Girl
Ben E King - Stand By Me
Marvin Gaye - Heard It Through The Grapevine
The Isley Brothers - Shout
Sly and the Family Stone - I Want To Take You Higher
Chuck Berry - Johnny B. Goode
We are also happy to learn new requests!
Customer questions

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

I always try my best to be flexible. If timings change just let me know.

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

This would not be a problem at all. If you would like me to provide a DJ service after our final set I would be happy to do this for an additional fee.

How much time do you need to set up?

I usually set up 1-2 hours before I am due to play.

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

This would not be a problem. I would work with you to curate the best set list for your event and with enough notice be able to learn certain requests.

Do you bring all the equipment you need to perform?

Yes, I am able to provide pa and lights for your event.

Can you learn specific pieces before the event?

With enough notice I would be happy to learn certain requests.

What do your clients love most about your performances?

I have had compliments on my song choices as i have picked songs for a mixed age group so there should be something for everyone.

Which venues have you performed at in the past?

I have been lucky enough to play in many different venues both as a solo, duo and in a band. I have played a wedding in a barn on a haystack, an 18th birthday party on a boat and in many esteemed venues such as Mathern Place and Hestercombe house & gardens

Which artists have you been most influenced by?

I have always loved all different types of music. Growing up in the 90s I was influenced by the divas.

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

I played with my band at the o2 academy in Birmingham which was a great experience.

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£150
Up to 2 hours£150
Up to 3 hours£200
Available services
DJ set
+£200

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Ruth P, 1 month ago

I just wanted to say how amazing Leighton and his friend were, I booked him for my daughters 18th birthday party, lots of different ages celebrating together and all the guests thoroughly enjoyed his singing/performance. I would not book anyone else again he really did contribute to an amazing evening - thank you

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Jo S, 8 months ago

We can't recommend Kingson enough! We booked the band for my husband's birthday and from start to finish they were brilliant. Communication before hand was excellent, playlist was sent in advance to ensure we were happy, set up was easy and the music was amazing! So much positive feedback from guests - we can't thank the guys enough for making the night a memorable one 😊

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Zac G, 1 year ago

All I can say is you are coming back for my wedding!! Really done a great job everyone kept saying to me where did you find him he is really good. I would highly recommend this young man for any event in the future and we will see you soon. ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

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