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About Noel

Noel is a soulful singer and entertainer. Has been the front man for a variety of soul cover bands and is looking for new opportunities.
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The British born, signed Recording Artist (Hook & Rhyme Records) and performer Noel DaCosta has been blessing various stages, venues and festivals around the United Kingdom. Every inch the British soul icon Noel developed his style at an early age growing up in a musical household. Born, Noel (Jr) DaCosta Johnson. Noel has always had a passion for music and was drawn into the music world as it gave him a window of expression. Added to his talent Noel is a gifted composer and has written for a number of artists around the country. His musical and lyrical influence are derived from his own life story such as love, and sorrow, however Noel likes to sing about world issues and social injustices. Over the years Noel has been headhunted to compose and sing a variety of Radio jingles adding his flavour to Radio DJ's programs. Inspired by the early Motown generation, the likes of the late Luther Vandross and Michael Jackson, Noel has a deep, smooth, silky voice and his versatility allows him to sing numerous genres of music such as Pop, Jazz, Reggae, House, RnB and Soul. His love of performances and ambitions has enabled him to work as a lead singer with several bands for example “The Portugal Beat Company” a seven-piece band which specialised in live "House Music" Collectively they performed at numerous hot spots famed for House music, which included Dust Bar, Turnmills, Woodys and Ministry of Sound. Under his previous stage name JayR he is featured on the TwiceAsNice Compilation Album of 2006 - "The Ultimate Urban Experience" under Universal Music. He has shared the stage with British Music Icons Kele-Le Roc, Egypt, Loose Ends, Sway, British Reggae singer Don Campbell and Cassandra London to name a few. Has performed at festivals such as Nottinghill Carnival, Brixton and Tottenham Carnival showing his versatility by performing his House/Dance Track “Love Is The House” released by Independent Label, Fear Unknown Records. In 2015 Noel released his first EP The Soul Man from the Endz independently via various online platforms and continues to reap the rewards of sales as well as performing the tracks in and around the UK. Noel is now working behind the scenes on some special projects to be unleashed to the public in the near future. So keep watching.

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
I can perform while walking around a venue
My equipment is PAT tested
I own a PA system
Encore awards
3rd Encoreversary
Saved the day!
Booked for 10 Encore gigs!
Musicianship
Genres:
House, 1960s era music, Covers, Motown, Soul, R&B, Ibiza club, Garage, Deep house, 1950s era music, 1970s era music
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Event types:
Recording session, Wedding, Wedding proposal, Funeral / Memorial service, Church service, Hotel / Restaurant event, Bar / Club / Venue event, Private event, Corporate event, Charity event, Concert, Theatre / Show, Cruise, Burns night, Birthday party, Christmas party, New Year's Eve
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Other skills:
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Song list

634-5789 - WILSON PICKETT
AINT NO STOPPIN US NOW - LUTHER VANDROSS
AINT TO PROUD TO BEG - THE TEMPATIONS
ALWAYS AND FOREVER - LUTHER VANDROSS
AT LAST - ETTA JAMES
BABY NOW THAT I’VE FOUND YOU - THE FOUNDATIONS
BEND ME SHAPE - AMEN CORNER
BE YOUNG, BE FOOLISH, BE HAPPY - THE TRAMS
BLAME IT ON THE BOOGIE - THE JACKSONS
BUILD ME UP BUTTERCUP - THE FOUNDATIONS
CELEBRATION (KOOL AND THE GANG)
CRY FOR ME - SOLOMON BURKE
DANCING IN THE STREET
DO YOU LOVE ME - THE CONTOURS
DOCK OF THE BAY - OTIS REDDING
EVERYBODY NEEDS SOMEBODY TO LOVE - BLUES BROS.
EVERY LITTLE STEP I TAKE - BOBBY BROWN
FLY ME TO THE MOON - FRANK SINATRA
FOR ONCE IN MY LIFE - STEVIE WONDER
GET READY - THE TEMPTATIONS
GIMME’ SOME LOVIN’ - SPENCER DAVIS GROUP
HEARD IT THROUGH The GRAPEVINE - MARVIN GAYE
HELP ME MAKE IT THROUGH THE NIGHT - JOHN HOLT
HEY BARTENDER - BLUES BROTHERS
HOLD ON I’M COMING - SAM AND DAVE
HOW SWEET IT IS TO BE LOVED BY YOU - MARVIN GAYE
I GOT YOU (I FEEL GOOD) -JAMES BROWN
IT'S THE SAME OLD SONG - THE FOUR TOPS
KINGSTON TOWN - UB40
JAILHOUSE ROCK - ELVIS PRESLEY
LAND OF 1000 DANCES - WILSON PICKETT
LETS GET IT ON - MARVIN GAYE
LETS STAY TOGETHER - AL GREEN
LONG AFTER TONGHT IS ALL OVER - JIMMY RADCLIFFE
LOVE MAN - OTIS REDDING
LOVE POTION NO 9 - THE SEARCHERS
LOVE REALLY HURTS WITHOUT YOU - BILLY OCEAN
LOVE TRAIN - THE OJAYS
MIDNIGHT HOUR - WILSON PICKETT
MINNIE THE MOOCHER - CAB CALLOWAY
MUSTANG SALLY - WILSON PICKETT
MY GIRL - THE TEMPATIONS
NEVER TOO MUCH - LUTHER VANDROSS
OUT OF TIME - CHRIS FARLOWE
PLEDGING MY LOVE - JOHNNY ACE
PROUD MARY - TINA TURNER
SATURDAY AT THE MOVIES - THE DRIFTERS
SAVE THE LAST DANCE FOR ME - THE DRIFTERS
SHAKE YOUR TAILFEATHER - RAY CHARLES
SIGNED SEALED DELIVERED - STEVIE WONDER
SO AMAZING - LUTHER VANDROSS
SOULMAN - SAM AND DAVE
STAND BY ME - BEN E KING
SUGAR PIE HONEY BUNCH - FOUR TOPS
SUPERSTITION - STEVIE WONDER
SWEET SOUL MUSIC - ARTHUR CONLEY
THATS WHAT I LIKE - BRUNO MARS
THE SNAKE - AL WILSON
STONED OUT OF MY MIND - JOHN HOLT
THREE LITTLE BIRD - BOB MARLEY
TRY A LITTLE TENDERNESS - OTIS REDDING
TWIST AND SHOUT - THE BEATLES
TWISTING THE NIGHT AWAY - SAM COOKE
UNFORGETTABLE - NAT KING COLE
UNDER THE BOARDWALK - THE DRIFTERS
UPTOWN FUNK - BRUNO MARS
UPTOWN GIRL - BILLY JOEL
VEHICLE - IDES MARCH
WHAT A WONDERFUL WORLD - LOUIS ARMSTRONG
WHEN YOU WALK IN THE ROOM - THE SEARCHERS
WORKIN’ FOR A LIVIN - HUEY LEWIS AND THE NEWS
YMCA - VILLAGE PEOPLE
Customer questions

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

We 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?

Yes not a problem

How much time do you need to set up?

The set up about 1 to 1.5 hours before the performance time. As soon as our PA is set up we can provide a free playlist service to help set the atmosphere and get your guests ready for our live performance!”

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

The set lists are crafted from countless performances and learning what works best to ensure guests dance and have an amazing time. However, we're definitely happy to chat through and make sure we find what works for your event.

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 the song list there may still be a chance we already know it. If there is a special song you'd like us to learn we are happy to do this for you. There is a fee of £40 for this service to take into account rehearsal times etc. ”

What do your clients love most about your performances?

The vibe and interaction from singer and audience.

Which venues have you performed at in the past?

Victoria Club - Aylesbury Hedsor Club - Bourne End Cressex Club Rebellion Brewery - Marlow Marlow Bottom Festival Retro Festival - Newbury

Which artists have you been most influenced by?

Sam Cooke, Michael Jackson, Marvin Gaye, Luther Vandross and the Motown era.

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

I performed at the Retro Festival (front man) in front of several thousands of people in Newbury along with the Straight Eight Band. Also performed at NottingHill Carnival....

Prices

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Standard Prices
Performance durationPrice
Short performance (up to 15 min)£80
Up to 1 hour£250
Up to 2 hours£400
Up to 3 hours£650
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Kate W, 7 days ago

Oh what can I say?? Amazing!! He travelled out of his geographic area for us. He was punctual, he wowed our guests with his charm, and oyrstsnding voice and charisma. Noel learned a special song for us and performed it magnificently. I am a FAN. I shall follow his continued success in the music world, he was obviously born to sing and perform a consumate professionsl and a nice guy to boot! He got the most reluctant of guests up and dancing!! We shall do our best to gi and watch his life perfomances when we can. We would most definately recconend him to get your party started and would book him again if the occasion arose. Good luck Noel d Costa in all you do!

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SARAH D, 7 months ago

A great, performer. The audience thoroughly enjoyed the show. We look forward to having you back to play for a larger audience once we are out of current restrictions.

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Rita P, 9 months ago

Noel was a plesure to have at my party, and all the guests thought he was great. I would recomend to a friend,

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Pauline S, 1 year ago

Fantastic evening and Noel De Costa certainly kept the dance floor full with his incredible talent. Would book again

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May D, 1 year ago

Fabulous Night last night in The PrinceAlbert Enfield Can’t wait to see you again in September

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Colin B, 2 years ago

Haven't dance like that for a very long time...My guests couldn't stop talking about you... Thank you for your punctuality, professionalism and awesome voice...We all had a fantastic night and for that we thank you.

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