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Guildford
Lucy will be the perfect addition to your wedding day, making it as memorable and as special as it should be.

Lucy is an exceptional singer and talented guitarist with a beautiful rich and velvety voice that is truly captivating. Lucy can sing your favourite songs as you walk down the aisle and during the wedding ceremony, as well as entertaining your guests at your drinks reception or wedding breakfast with live acoustic covers of popular music from the present and the past by the likes of John Legend, Ed Sheeran, Adele, Beyonce, Jessie J, Dusty Springfield and Dolly Parton. If requested Lucy also enjoys singing the more popular songs from Musical Theatre. Lucy prefers to accompany herself on guitar but realises that certain songs need a bit more production so is happy to use backing tracks when required. Having trained at the London School of Musical Theatre and the Academy of Contemporary Music in Guilford Lucy is a versatile singer that can sing any style of music. She has performed at venues ranging from Cathedrals to Jazz clubs and Wine bars to Festivals making her an experienced and accomplished performer. Lucy will be the perfect addition to your wedding day, making it as memorable and as special as it should be.

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
Musicianship
Genres:
Pop, Acoustic, Covers, Rock, Pop rock, Country, Folk, Jazz
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Instruments:
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Event types:
Wedding, Hotel / Restaurant event, Private event
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Other skills:
Actor, Fluent improviser
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Song list

A Thousand Years – Christina Perri
Apologise – One Republic
Big White Room – Jessie J
Bubbly – Colbie Callait
Closest Thing To Crazy – Katie Melua
Fast Car – Tracy Chapman
Firework – Katy Perry
Free Falling – John Mayer
Give Me Love – Ed Sheeran
Hallelujah - Alexandra Burke
How Long Will I Love You – Ellie Goulding
If I Were A Boy – Beyonce
If I Were A Sailboat – Katie Melua
Jolene – Dolly Parton
Just The Way You Are – Bruno Mars
Marry You – Bruno Mars
My Heart Will Wait – Joe Brooks
Nine Million Bicycles – Katie Melua
Perfect – Ed Sheeran
Photograph – Ed Sheeran
Preacher Man – Dusty Springfield
Price Tag – Jessie J
Say You Won’t Let Go – James Arthur
Somewhere Over The Rainbow – Eva Cassidy
Songbird – Eva Cassidy
Teenage Dream – Katy Perry
Titanium – Sia
Use Somebody – Kings Of Leon
Wade In The Water – Eva Cassidy
Wherever You Will Go – Charlene Soraia
Who Says – John Mayer
With Or Without You – U2
You Belong With Me – Taylor Swift
Your Song – Ellie Goulding
Black and White - The Shires
Wedding Day - Tori Amos
You've Got The Love - Florence and The Machine
Can I Be Him - James Arthur
Dream Catch Me - Newton Faulkner
One - U2
Customer questions

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

I always try our 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 us know.

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

I can use my PA to play music in between my sets during my breaks but not after.

How much time do you need to set up?

I usually take between 30-45 minutes to set up my PA.

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

My set list is crafted from countless performances and learning what works best to ensure guests have an amazing time. However, I am definitely happy to chat through and make sure we find what works for your event and I always suggest picking your top 10 song choices from my set list so I can include them on the day.

Do you bring all the equipment you need to perform?

Yes, absolutely!

Can you learn specific pieces 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 is a special song you'd like me to learn I am happy to do this for you.

What do your clients love most about your performances?

The personal touch when I learn a requested song specifically for them.

Which venues have you performed at in the past?

Norton Park Hotel - Sutton Scotney West Stoke Farm - Winchester The Vaults - Rochester The Star Inn - Guildford The Electric Theatre - Guildford Portsmouth Guildhall - Portsmouth The Boat House - Hythe Marina

Which artists have you been most influenced by?

Eva Cassidy, Katie Melua, Jessie J, Beyonce, The Script

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

Portsmouth Guildhall

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£200
Up to 2 hours£300
Up to 3 hours£400
Packages
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.
£15

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‎Laurence S, 10 months ago

A highly professional, very tight band and really nice people. Just a fabulous band. Made a really good party a fabulous party. 100% of our guests were blown away by Central Avenue. Fabulous band. Very tight, professional musicians and really nice people. All of our guests were highly impressed. A highly professional group of young, talented musicians make this band an excellent choice. The 100+ guests at our celebration wedding party were blown away by Central Avenue. Great music and really nice people

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Cherrie M, 10 months ago

We had Central Avenue perform at our wedding in Farnham. They did a fantastic job entertaining our guests. We had lots of compliments! They were very friendly and accommodating. Will definitely have them again for a future event.

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