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West End Performer & Vocalist
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Wayne Smith is a very competant and experienced vocalist based in the East Midlands. He has 20 years experience as a professional singer. His pro CV includes starting as a production show vocalist and then moving into musical theatre. He has appeared in many shows on and off the West End. Credits include principal roles in London's "Jersey Boys" and "Dirty Dancing" as well as UK and European tours of "Joseph And The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat" and "Dreamboats And Petticoats" among others. Wayne is now available for private hire for weddings and special occasions where he can perform a great party set and a mixture of genres to fit the clients requirements.

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
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Pop, Ambient pop, Disco, Motown, Soul, Covers, Pop rock, Rock 'n' Roll, 1960s era music, 1950s era music, 1970s era music, 1980s era music, 1990s era music, Swing, Easy listening
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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, Birthday party
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Song list

Dear darling
C'mon Everybody
Get Ready
Drove All Night
Beatles Medley
Crazy Little Thing
Disco Inferno
Relight My Fire
Real Gone Kid
Little Respect (Erasure)
Brown eyed Girl
Sweet Caroline
Love Train
Time Of My Life
December 63
Cant Take My Eyes Off You
Take On Me
My Way
Hungry Eyes
Still Of The Night
Breaking Up is Hard To Do
Hats Off To Larry
Poetry In Motion
My Eyes Adored You
Electric Dreams
Power Of alove (Huey Lewis)
All of me
Johnny B Goode
Fly me to the moon
My Girl
Everybodys Changing (Keane)
Three Steps to Heaven
Stay With Me
Everlasting Love
Back For Good
Saturday Night at the movies
C'Mon over To My Place
Hello Mary Lou
You're my first my last
Shut Up And Dance
Jersey Boys Medley
New york New york
Dont Stop me Now
I'll Be there for you
You Got It
Just the way you are
Uptown Funk
Let there be love
Your Song
Big Girls Dont Cry
Somewhere Only We Know
Can you feel the love tonight
Who Loves You
Oh Carol
Wicked Game
Laughter in the Rain
Rag doll
Calender Girl
Why do fools medley
Runaround Sue
Sweet little mystery/we close our eyes medley
Dont you want me baby
Wham medley
I want you back/too many broken hearts/never gonna give you up medley
Jacksons medley
Rio/girls on film medley
Paradise george ezra
Let me go gary Barlow
Wake me up avicii
From now on greatest showman
Cosmic girl
Hold my hand jess glynne
Shape of you
To love somebody
Cant hurry love
Acoustic - you're still the one
Acoustic - amazed lonestar
Karma chameleon
Pet shop boys medley
Relax/you spin me round medley
Running in the family/somewhere in my heart/never can say goodbye medley
I'm still standing
Customer questions

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

No problem as long as I'm informed in enough time. As I may be booked for another event before or after so need to make sure I can still accommodate your event.

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

Yes I can indeed. Free for just background music between sets. But if you require a full DJ set at the end of the night I would add £200 to my fee.

How much time do you need to set up?

Approx 45 mins is fine.

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

I can send you a list of all my music if you like and you can pick whatever you like.

Do you bring all the equipment you need to perform?


Can you learn specific pieces before the event?

Given enough time yes. I can have them made into accoustic tracks too if you like. Piano or guitar. Or just sing to a backing track. There would be a cost to this as I have to pay a musician.

What do your clients love most about your performances?

That I sing songs from shows I have been in like Dirty Dancing and Jersey boys.

Which venues have you performed at in the past?

I have performed in most major cities in the country in musicals from manchester to brighton, cardiff to Edinburgh and truro to Inverness. As well as performing in Londons West End at the Prince Edward Theatre and Piccadilly Theatre.

Which artists have you been most influenced by?

Although I dont sing any of his songs, Michael Bolton is my biggest influence. But I love to sing songs by many artistes including Elton John, franki Valli, Neil Sedaka and more modern artists like Sam Smith and George Ezra.

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

Dirty Dancing was my favourite show to be a part of. I have sang Time Of My Life on ITV's This Morning and in Trafalgar Square at West End Live. I have also perfofmed on live saturday night TV as one of the finalists of ITV's Grease is the Word.


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)£200
Up to 1 hour£300
Up to 2 hours£600
Up to 3 hours£750


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Donna B, 1 year ago

Absolutely amazing! We would certainly recommend Wayne for your party. Great voice. Very professional! 👏🏼👏🏼

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Stephen G, 2 years ago

Super talented and versatile performer perfect for your event! Have seen Wayne sing many times and can highly recommend him.

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Debbie W, 2 years ago

Very enjoyable evening, sang varied songs, 80's and current, had a good night.

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