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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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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

00s
Sam Sparrow - Black And Gold
The Killers - Human
Jennifer Lopez - Waiting For Tonight
Kings Of Leon - Sex On Fire
The Killers - Mr Brightside
Maroon 5 - This Love
OutKast - Hey Ya
Michael Buble - Haven’t Met You Yet
90s
Toploader - Dancing In The Moonlight
GooGooDolls - Iris
80s
Lionel Richie - All Night Long
Queen - Crazy Little Thing Called Love
Soft Cell - Tainted Love
Stevie Wonder - Master Blaster
David Bowie - Lets Dance
Luther Vandros - Never Too Much
70s
Bette Midler - The Rose
Elton John - Are You Ready For Love
Stevie Wonder - Superstition
Elvis - Burning Love
Billy Ocean - Love Really Hurts Without You
Bill Withers - Ain’t No Sunshine
60s
The Beatles - Come Together
The Beatles - Twist and Shout
The Beatles - Yesterday
Aretha Franklin - Respect
Van Morrison - Brown Eyed Girl
Elvis - Can’t Help Falling In Love
Otis Redding - Dock Of The Bay
Johnny Cash - Ring Of Fire
Sam Cooke - What a wonderful world
Frankie Valli - Can’t Take My Eyes Off You
Neil Diamond - Sweet Caroline
Wilson Pickett - Mustang Sally
Tina Turner - Proud Mary
The Temptations - My Girl
Ben E King - Stand By Me
Nina Simone - Feeling Good
Frank Sinatra - Fly Me To The Moon
Roy Orbison - Oh Pretty Woman
The Rolling Stones - (I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction
50s
Chuck Berry - Johnny B. Goode
Bobby Darin - Beyond The Sea
Ray Charles - I’ve Got A Woman
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
+£100

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Jamie-leigh D, 1 month ago

Leighton was fabulous and we were very please with the entertainment. He had everyone on their feet, si going and dancing and it was a great touch to our evening. Thank you Leighton.

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Ruth P, 5 months 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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Charlotte N, 4 days ago

Leighton was absolutely amazing!! I cannot thank him enough not only for learning our first dance song but providing amazing music and getting everyone on their feet. What an amazing perfumes aswell as Ben who played guitar. Thank you both for making our wedding so special

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Lissa J, 26 days ago

Fab night! really sociable, interaction with guests really good. Easy going went with the flow. Fab voice and well presented. I would highly recommend Leighton he made my 50th birthday even better 👍🍾🎂🥂

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