David Barnes The Voice UK

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David is a World Class Musician/Vocalist/Entertainer - With masses of experience this guy MUST be booked!

THE STORY SO FAR If you’re looking for a multi-skilled, talented singer & pianist you’re in the right place. David is an International performer with an enviable song list covering the best rock, pop & chart hits guaranteed to fill the dance floor. David can perform up to 3 x incredible sets and can even play some cool jazz and swing if you’d like music during the drinks reception or over dinner. All event types are considered and David will go the extra mile to make sure everything is perfectly run on the day. His wealth of experience throughout the industry is second to none - trust me you will not be disappointed. PLAYING WTH THE STARS In 2010 David had the amazing opportunity to be part of a backing group on the recording of the re-release – ‘In The Army Now’ by Status Quo. David went to the studios and recorded the song with Mr Francis Rossi and Mr Rick Parfitt, all of which became a great success. David attended the BBC studios in London for a live performance of the song on the ‘Alan Titschmarsh Show’ and soon after joined Status Quo in an open air concert with an audience of 10,000 people. David has also played with many other top level musicians including, Jools Holland, Catherine Jenkins, Russell Watson, JLS, 911, Sonia, Dario G (DJ) to name a few. Other appearances have been too many to mention but some that spring to mind was firstly singing live on South Korean TV at a Multi National Military Tattoo to which David became a resounding success with the local community for singing and performing. Dave also sang Live at Wembley Stadium in 2013 opening the world famous NFL Game alongside Gene Simmons from 'KISS'. Other events include singing the National Anthem on Sky Sports at Twickenham Rugby Ground in 2016 among many other festivals and the like. THE VOICE UK In 2015 David decided to put his voice to the test by fulfilling a life long dream of his. He took the plunge and applied for ‘The Voice UK’ where he would undertake 6 months of auditions in a pool of 150,000 people. David was successful throughout all the auditions and managed to make it through to the TV stages, the all important ‘Blind Auditions’ in front of the internationally famous Paloma Faith, Boy George, and Ricky Wilson. David got down to the last 26 and has now been signed by Sonic Boom Records. CAREER David has spent a full career as a Soldier in the British Army and has recently left the force to fulfil his lifelong dream of becoming a recording artist in the mainstream industry. After leaving the Army he has been travelling the length and breadth of the country, performing to many audiences, all of which have been amazed at his vocal talent. With his piano skills as an extra bonus for those acoustic type events, David comes as a whole package and can execute pretty much anything in terms of LIVE Music. His experiences have helped forge an amazing career in music and clients are delighted to have him perform at events throughout the UK & Internationally. DAVID IS NOW WORKING HARD WITH HIS MANAGER/PRODUCER ON HIS FUTURE ALBUM RELEASE IN 2019. SERVICES OFFERED Acoustic Piano/Vocals: A mixture of chilled/Up tempo covers to suit a mixed audience - Professional in approach, this combination never fails in pleasing an audience! Dash Duo - Guitar/Piano/Vocals: A fast paced up tempo and popular duo that will literally get the audience moving all night long! All popular hits from across the ages! Up Tempo Party Duo - Power Hits to fill the dance floor! Lights, Sound, Audience participation - Dance floor at the ready! Live Evening Entertainment: Solo Professional Show covering all the right songs for your audience - Ask and it will be played! This show is tried and tested and is currently touring the UK. Not to be missed! Rewind Eighties: Professional 5 Piece Function Band guaranteed to have you dancing all night long! Covering all the major hits from across the 1980's, there is no better way to party!

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 have my own portable piano/keyboard
I can perform with backing tracks
I can perform while walking around a venue
My equipment is PAT tested
I own a PA system
Pop, Acoustic, Funk, Disco, Covers, Motown, R&B, Top 40, Soul, Vintage, Rock, Britpop, Classic rock, Pop rock, Power rock, Rock 'n' Roll, Reggae, Ambient pop, Americana, Funk rock, Hip Hop, Karaoke, Tribute, Alternative rock, Post rock, Indie, Progressive rock, Synth rock, Punk rock
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Event types:
Bar / Club / Venue event, Wedding, Wedding proposal, Funeral / Memorial service, Hotel / Restaurant event, Private event, Corporate event, Charity event, Concert, Recording session, Theatre / Show, Birthday party, Christmas party, New Year's Eve
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Other skills:
Songwriter, Lyricist, Fluent sight-reader, Instrumental teaching, Theory teaching, Singing teaching, Community music worker, Music therapy
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Song list

Sex On Fire - Kings of Leon
Signed Sealed Delivered - Stevie Wonder
Castle On A Hill - Ed Sheeran
Shut Up And Dance - Walk The Moon
Mr Brightside - The Killers
My Girl - Temptations
Summer Of 69 - Bryan Adams
Try A Little Tenderness - The Commitments
All Night Long - Lionel Ritchie
Stuck In The Middle With You - Steelers Wheel
Brown Eyed Girl - Van Morrison
With Or Without You - U2
Slow Hands - Niall Horan
Wonderwall - Oasis
Superstition - Stevie Wonder
Kiss - Tom Jones/Prince
Purple Rain - Prince
Perfect - Ed Sheehan
Theres Nothing Holding Me Back - Shawn Mendes
Blame It On Me - George Ezra
Dakota - Stereophonics
Disco Inferno - The Trammps
Play That Funky Music - Wild Cherry
Hip To Be Square - Huey Lewis and the News
Freedom - George Micheal
A Little Respect - Erasure
The Best - Tina Turner
Twist And Shout - The Beatles
Footloose - Kenny Loggins
Ain't No Sunshine - Bill Withers
If I Ain't Got You - Alicia Keys
All Right Now - Free
Bed Of Roses - Bon Jovi
Let It Be - The Beatles
How Sweet It Is - Marvin Gaye
Shotgun - George Ezra
If You're Over Me - Years & Years
Red Red Wine - UB40
Rule The World - Take That
Uptown Funk - Mark Ronson (feat. Bruno Mars)
Love Yourself - Justin Bieber
Say You Wont Let Go - James Arthur
September Song - JP Cooper
This Town - Niall Horan
Rock DJ - Robbie Williams
A Little Less Conversation - Elvis Presley
Dancing In The Moonlight - Toploader
Better Together - Jack Johnson
Somewhere Only We Know - Keane
Last Request - Paolo Nutini
Customer questions

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

This can be easily fixed - I will always accommodate your timings

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

Yes I can

How much time do you need to set up?

30 minutes

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

Yes of course

Do you bring all the equipment you need to perform?

Yes all equipment is provided

Can you learn specific pieces before the event?

Yes all requests can be placed on booking and I will perform these live

What do your clients love most about your performances?

The ability to play requests and also add a disco option for free

Which venues have you performed at in the past?

genting casino NEC Wembley Stadium Birmingham Symphony Hall Royal Albert Hall

Which artists have you been most influenced by?

Bon Jovi Jack Savoretti James Morrison

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

Wembley Stadium National Anthem BBC The Voice UK


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)£75
Up to 1 hour£250
Up to 2 hours£300
Up to 3 hours£400


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Nina M, 28 days ago

David was a great booking - fantastic singing, excellent range of music, very flexible and responsive, and just really friendly. I was very impressed with his communication before the event and his concern to get the music right for our very wide age range. Highly recommended.

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Susan M, 1 year ago

Absolutely fantastic. David catered for all the needs of our Christmas party. Very professional . Would definitely reccommend.

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Phil H, 1 year ago

David was awesome from the moment we booked him. Got to the venue early was all set up by the time we got there. Played great songs inbetween his sets and his sets were amazing he catered for everyone and sang the songs I requested too! Loads of great feedback from guests and we would highly recommend him to anyone, great guy. Thanks

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Derek C, 1 year ago

X Keys in Malvern - Got those feet dancing all night! Great Band - Well Done to you all

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David B, 1 year ago

Heard this band today for the first time. Very well rehearsed and killed all the main hits of the 80's. Keep up the good work chaps!

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