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The Heart, The Soul, The Rock N' Roll

Nick Higton is a Singer/Songwriter from Carshalton in South West London. He has recorded two solo albums of original material at Abbey Road Studios, "Fear Without Progression" (2015) and "Next Modern Odyssey" (2017) He has performed at prominent venues such as Cafe de Paris London, Ronnie Scott's Jazz Club, London's Hard Rock Cafe, The Half Moon Putney, Eastbourne Bandstand, The Epsom Playhouse, The Water Rats, Pall Mall 67 and The Rock Garden. Multi platinum artist, Ricky Ross (Deacon Blue) awarded Nick's song "Boomerang" as The Classic Pop Magazine 'Single of The Month' in The October/November 2016 issue. Nick has also been featured three times as The BBC Radio Introducing Artist of The South on both BBC Surrey and Sussex. His musical influences are the The Beatles, Buddy Holly, Bruce Springsteen, Guns N Roses, Nirvana, Oasis and Paul Weller.

Performance details
I can perform outdoors
I have my own portable piano/keyboard
My equipment is PAT tested
I own a PA system
Musicianship
Genres:
Pop, Covers, Acoustic, Rock, Britpop, Pop rock, Indie
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Instruments:
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Event types:
Bar / Club / Venue event, Hotel / Restaurant event, Private event, Corporate event, Birthday party, Christmas party
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Other skills:
Arranger, Composer, Lyricist, Songwriter, Producer
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Song list

***Setlist***
She's Electric
(Oasis)
Redemption Song
(Bob Marley)
What's Going On/Mercy Mercy Me
(Marvin Gaye)
Everybody's Talkin'
(Harry Nillson w/ John Barry)
Break On Through
(The Doors)
Sweet Home Chicago
(Robert Johnson)
You Do Something To Me
(Paul Weller)
China Girl
(David Bowie)
Maybe Babe
(Buddy Holly)
Born To Be Wild
(Steppenwolf)
You Belong To Me
(Bob Dylan)
Champagne Supernova
(Oasis)
2nd set,
Half The World Away
(Oasis)
Something
(The Beatles)
California Dreaming
(The Mama's and Papa's)
The Kids Are Alright
(The Who)
Love Her Madly
(The Doors)
La Bamba
(Ritchie Valens)
Strawberry Fields
(The Beatles)
Everyday
(Buddy Holly)
Sweet Dreams
(The Eurythmics)
Stand By Me
(Ben E. King)
Don't Look Back In Anger
(Oasis)
A Town Called Malice
(The Jam)
Hound Dog
(Elvis Presley)
Twist and Shout
(The Beatles)
Customer questions

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

These things happen, as long as I have realistic notice please.

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

Yes, can do that for you.

How much time do you need to set up?

30 minutes or less.

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

Of course you can.

Do you bring all the equipment you need to perform?

Yes that's all taken care off, I just need somewhere to plug in.

Can you learn specific pieces before the event?

Depends on what you are wanting. We can discuss.

What do your clients love most about your performances?

Good atmosphere created wherever I play. Lots of compliments on range of voice and guitar playing.

Which venues have you performed at in the past?

Cafe de Paris, London Hard Rock Cafe, London Ronnie Scott's Jazz Club Eastbourne Bandstand Epsom Playhouse Pall Mall 67

Which artists have you been most influenced by?

Beatles, Buddy Holly, Oasis, Paul Weller, Guns N Roses, Nirvana, Bruce Springsteen have been my main influences. I have over a 1000 CD's and appreciate so many varied artists.

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

In terms of Audience numbers, 350 plus last week performing at Eastbourne Bandstand. 150 plus at The Hard Rock Cafe in London in my debut their back in 2017.

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)£76
Up to 1 hour£115
Up to 2 hours£230
Up to 3 hours£320

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Agata A, 1 month ago

Played to a large and friendly audience. Lovely location, very friendly staff contributed to a great evening.

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Phil F, 1 month ago

Long standing relationship hiring Nick over last 18 months. Never let me down, good feedback from crowd.

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