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Tom Powell

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5* rating. ANY genre/style you need: easy-listening to upbeat, full-band to solo, covers to originals - Tom has a Musical Solution to suit.
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Available as a solo, duo or as a full band (backed by wonderful musicians). Tom's usual setup is a solo performance using the highest quality backing tracks and PA equipment. Whether accompanied by backing track or guitar, Tom enjoys performing a diverse range of chart classics spanning many styles, eras and genres. Tom is a classically trained singer with experience performing; CLASSICAL, MUSICAL THEATRE, SWING, POP, ROCK'N'ROLL, FOLK, ACOUSTIC and more genres to a very high standard Whether you need easy-listening or up-beat, full-band or solo, covers or originals, whatever genre you require, Tom's extensive repertoire will have just what you need.

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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Booked for 5 Encore gigs!
Pop, Acoustic, Covers, Karaoke, Motown, Top 40, Tribute, Vintage, Alternative rock, Pop rock, Indie, Rock 'n' Roll, Easy listening, Originals, Jazz, Blues, Cabaret, Postmodern jukebox jazz, Swing, Folk, Folk rock, 1920s era music, 1950s era music, 1960s era music, 1970s era music, 1980s era music, Classical, Classical crossover, Musical theatre, Opera, 1940s era music, 1930s era music, 1990s era music, Ragtime, Funk, Soul, Traditional English folk
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Event types:
Corporate event, Wedding, Wedding proposal, Funeral / Memorial service, Hotel / Restaurant event, Bar / Club / Venue event, Private event, Charity event, Concert, Recording session, Theatre / Show, Cruise, Birthday party, Christmas party
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Other skills:
Audio engineer, Composer, Lyricist, Producer, Songwriter, Sound technician, Actor, Musical comedy, Fluent sight-reader, Singing teaching, MC, Fluent improviser, Community music worker, Examiner
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Song list

Queen - Crazy Little Thing Called Love
Van Morrison - Brown Eyed Girl
Olly Murs - Dance With Me Tonight
Tom Jones - Delilah
MIKA - Grace Kelly
Jungle Book / Robbie Williams / Louis Armstrong - I Wan'na Be Like You
The Monkees - I'm A Believer
Chuck Berry - Johnny B Goode
Celine Dion / Post Modern Jukebox - My Heart Will Go On (up-beat version!)
Tina Turner / Creedence Clearwater Revival - Proud Mary
Bill Hayley & The Comets - Rock Around The Clock
Dion & The Belmonts - Runaround Sue
Scouting For Girls - She's So Lovely
Stealers Wheels / Michael Bublé - Stuck In The Middle With You
Neil Diamond - Sweet Caroline
Dean Martin - Ain't That A Kick In The Head
George Ezra - Budapest
Elton John - Candle In The Wind
Callum Scott - Dancing On My Own
Frank Sinatra - Fly Me To The Moon
Elvis Presley - Girl Of My Best Friend
Jason Mraz - I Won't Give Up
The Remembrants - I'll Be There For You
Daniel Bedingfield - If You're Not The One
Disclosure / Sam Smith - Latch
McFly - Love Is Easy
Sammy Davis Jr. / Bob Dylan / Robbie Williams etc. - Mr. Bojangles
Prince - Purple Rain
Amy Winehouse - Rehab
Ben E King - Stand By Me
Elvis Presley - Suspicious Minds
The Righteous Brothers - Unchained Melody
The Buggles - Video Killed The Radio Star
Mark Cohn - Walking In Memphis
Jamie Lawson - Wasn't Expecting That
Adele - When We Were Young
Ronan Keating - When You Say Nothing At All
Wrecking Ball - Miley Cyrus
You & I (Nobody In The World) - John Legend
Elton John - Your Song
Randy Newham / Michael Bublé - You've Got A Friend In Me
Ed Sheeran - Thinking Out Loud
Stereophonics - Dakota
The Mammas & Pappas / Beach Boys - California Dreaming
Macy Gray - I Try
The Beatles - In My Life
Bill Withers - Ain't No Sunshine
Paolo Nutini - Last Request
Sam Cooke - Wonderful World (What a)
Fleetwood Mac - Dreams
Rod Stewart - I Don't Wanna Talk About It
Beach Boys - Barbara Ann
Ed Sheeran - A-Team
Phil Collins - Against All Odds
John Legend - All Of Me
Elvis Presley - Always On My Mind
Razorlight - America
Timbaland (ft. One Republic) - Apologise
Jack Johnson - Better When We're Together
Bobby Darin - Beyond The Sea
Damien Rice - The Blower's Daughter
Simon & Garfunkel / Tom Jones - Bridge Over Troubled Water
Bobby Darin - Clementine
Robbie Williams - Come Undone
Michael Bublé - Everything
James Blunt - Goodbye My Lover
MIKA - Happy Ending
Creedence Clearwater Revival / Rod Stewart - Have You Ever Seen The Rain?
Neil Diamond - Hello Again
Enrique Iglesias - Hero
Sam Smith - I'm Not The Only One
James Bay - If You Ever Wanna Be In Love
James Arthur / Shontelle - Impossible
Goo Goo Dolls - Iris
Jason Mraz - I'm Yours
Kiss - Beth
Tom Petty / John Mayer - Free Fallin'
Mr Probz - Waves
Nina Simone / Michael Bublé / Muse - Feeling Good
Elvis Presley - Return To Sender
Bobby Darin - Mack The Knife
Ray Charles - Hit The Road Jack
The Beatles - And I Love Her
George Ezra - Blame It On Me
James Blunt - Bonfire Heart
Taylor Swift - Blank Space
Frank Sinatra - Come Fly With Me
Arctic Monkeys - Cornerstone
Justin Timberlake - Cry Me a River
Olly Murs - Dear Darlin'
Michael Bublé - Home
Rihanna - Diamonds
Elvis Presley - Can't Help Falling In Love With You
John Mayer - Slow Dancing In A Burning Room
Glen Hansard / Once - Falling Slowly
Tom Jones - Green, Green Grass Of Home
Leonard Cohen - Hallelujah
Beyoncé - Halo
Bryan Adams - Heaven
Avicii - Hey Brother
The Lumineers - Ho Hey
Michael Bublé - Hold On
Boomtown Rats - I Don't Like Mondays
Queen - I Want To Break Free
Ed Sheeran - Kiss Me
Elvis Presley - Don't Cry Daddy
Michael Bublé - It's a Beautiful Day
Fleetwood Mac - Landslide
Sam Smith & John Legend - Lay Me Down
The Beatles - Let It Be
James Bay - Let It Go
Nat King Cole - Let There Be Love
Al Green - Let's Stay Together
One Direction - Little Things
Frank Sinatra / Guys N Dolls - Luck Be A Lady
Michael Jackson - Man In The Mirror
Arctic Monkeys - Mardy Bum
David Bowie - Space Oddity
Rod Stewart - Have I Told You Lately
Lukas Graham - 7 Years
Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons - Can't Take My Eyes Of You
Jason Derulo - Trumpets
Avicii - Wake Me Up
Meat Loaf - You Took The Words Right Outta My Mouth
Elvis Presley - Burning Love
Idina Menzel / Frozen - Let It Go (Rock'ed Up Version!)
Soft Cell - Tainted Love
Ed Sheeran - Sing
Robbie Williams - Rock DJ
Roy Orbison - (Oh) Pretty Woman
Arctic Monkeys - Fluorescent Adolescence
Foster The People - Pumped Up Kicks
Queen - Bohemian Rhapsody
Michael Bublé / Julie London - Cry Me A River
Tom Jones / Shirley Bassey - I Who Have Nothing
Tom Jones - She's A Lady
The Beatles - Twist & Shout
The Cure - Friday I'm In Love
Justin Bieber / Post Modern Jukebox - Love Yourself (up-beat version!)
Don McLean / Madonna - American Pie
Elvis Presley - Blue Suede Shoes
OMI - Cheerleader
Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons - December 1963 (Oh What A Night!)
Daft Punk ft. Pharrell Williams - Get Lucky
The Animals - The House of The Rising Sun
The Darkness - I Believe In A Thing Called Love
Marvin Gaye - I Heard It Through The Grapevine
Aloe Blacc - I Need A Dollar
Kings of Leon - Sex On Fire
Bruno Mars / Mark Ronson - Uptown Funk
Les Miserables - Bring Him Home
Les Miserables - Empty Chairs At Empty Tables
Les Miserables - Stars
Les Miserables - Who Am I?
Moulin Rouge - Come What May
Moulin Rouge - Your Song
Guys N Dolls - Sit Down You're Rocking The Boat
Guys N Dolls - Luck Be A Lady
Beauty & The Beast - If I Can't Love Her
Pippin - Corner Of The Sky
The Lion King - He Lives In You
Waitress - She (He) Used To Be Mine
Miss Saigon - Why God, Why?
Miss Saigon - Bui Doi
Chess - Anthem
Love Never Dies - 'Til I Hear You Sing
The Man Of La Mancha - The Impossible Dream
Jesus Christ Superstar - Gethsemane (I Only Want To Say)
Catch Me If You Can - Live In Living Colour
Sweeney Todd - Johanna
Love Never Dies - Love Never Dies
Turandot - Nessun Dorma
La Traviata - Libiamo Nei Lieti Calici
Schubert - Frühligsglaube
Lion King - Endless Night
Hercules - Go The Distance
The Book of Mormon - I Believe
Company - Being Alive
Pirates of Penzance - Oh, Is There Not One Maiden Breast?
West Side Story - Maria
Customer questions

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

I always try my 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 me know

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

Absolutely. This is a really popular request and I actually offer this service for free. If you'd like a DJ service via my PA after the final set until the venue closes, I provide this for an additional £100.

How much time do you need to set up?

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

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

My set lists are crafted from countless performances and learning what works best to ensure guests dance and have an amazing time. However, I'm 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 my song list there may still be a chance 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?

Polite pre-show communication. Early arrival. Smart & tidy setup. Accommodating of last-minute changes. Incredibly varied repertoire. Huge vocal range. Classically trained voice. Trained in event management. Excellent quality equipment. Beautiful lighting. Crowd interaction & requests taken.

Which venues have you performed at in the past?

Royal Albert Hall, London Supporting Olly Murs, Diana Vickers & Amelia Lily Georgian Theatre, Stockton Cambridge Science Park Greenwich Theatre Deptford Town Hall Wedding Venues, Stately Homes and Hotels across the country Pubs / Clubs across the country

Which artists have you been most influenced by?

From Tina Turner, Mika, Queen, Chuck Berry, The Beatles, Van Morrison, Frankie Valli, Sinatra and Winehouse to Pavarotti, Bob Dylan, Ed Sheeran, Nina Simone, Passenger, James Bay. Tom doesn't discriminate when it comes to genre, era or style - does it have a good melody? Good lyrics? Good music.

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

Highlights of Tom's singing career thus far have been supporting current artists such as Olly Murs, Diana Vickers, Amelia Lily and Tommy Reilly, a performance with the Gabrieli Consort at the 2011 BBC Proms at the Royal Albert Hall and supporting 80s stars 'Black' (Colin Vearncombe) and 'Henry Priestman' (The Christians) on their recent tours.


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)£80
Up to 1 hour£187.50
Up to 2 hours£300
Up to 3 hours£400
Wedding ceremony
This includes music before the service begins, music during the signing of the register, and music as guests leave.
Drinks reception
Two performances of up to 45 mins each during your drinks reception
Wedding Breakfast
Two performances of up to 45 mins each during your Wedding Breakfast
Drinks Reception, Wedding Breakfast
- 2 x 45 min performances at the drinks reception. - 2 x 45 min performances as dinner is being served.
Drinks Reception, Wedding Breakfast, Evening
- 2 x 45 min performances at the drinks reception. - 2 x 45 min performances as dinner is being served. - 2 x 45 min performances in the evening
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George, 3 years ago

Tom was fantastic. We are an events company and booked him for our client who loved him along with all her guests! He was also very good at keeping the children entertained who had a little boogie! Thanks Tom and we hope to work with you again. The team at Rubix

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Sian E, 3 years ago

We had a fantastic night and Tom was just what we needed! His choice of songs were perfect for our event and he knew how to get the crowd going. We had so many great comments about him and we were so impressed that my sister is hoping to book him for her wedding

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Craig S, 3 years ago

Fantastic Very engaging and all thought he was great

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Hazel D, 3 years ago

Tom arranged his performance perfectly for our function. He has a charming voice and personality. Our guests were of mixed aged and every one was delighted and commented how wonderfully he performed. I am sure Tom will get further bookings from our guests if they need an entertainer in the future. Rating five stars plus!

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Stephen G, 2 months ago

“We decided on having a singer to sing at our Garden Party event on Sunday 18th July. We prayed for sunshine and what a scorcher it was, made even better by the fact we employed TOM CHARLES to be our musical entertainment. The whole process of using Alive Network and booking Tom was so easy and once I had Toms details, I was able to talk directly to Tom and get his input on how we would both like things to go. I created a track list using some of Toms hits on his song list and asked if it would be possible to add some tracks my two daughters, who's birthdays we were ultimately celebrating. We added tracks from Billie Eilish to Olivia Rodrigo and being female vocals, I wasn't sure how Tom would feel about singing them, WOW is all I can say, Considering he had only learnt them that day, you would have thought he had been singing them for years. Tom was fantastic the whole day and even belted out a couple of songs requested by a couple of my guests at the party and he did not disappoint....”

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Koren S, 2 months ago

We found Tom at a wedding fayre and thought his voice was stunning. We even got to hear him play there and he took our request of Mumford and Sons. He did an amazing job of it in spite of not having prepared that particular song, which shows how talented he is. We booked him immediately, worried that he might get snapped up for our date. Over lockdown, we loved listening to his live sessions, again he took requests and bashed them out perfectly, some without having played them before. We were sold already and asked him to play live music during our ceremony and a band set in the evening of our wedding. He was phenomenal in the ceremony, learning the songs we requested and he played them beautifully.

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From other musicians:

3rd November 2017

Tom has a reputation as an exceptional singer- songwriter, however his talents do not stop there. When I performed in OperaGold's production of 'Dido and Aeneas' with him, he performed the sailer song with a fantastic stage presence and well chosen vocal colours, which would take most opera singers years to master. With his versatility, diligence and sheer musicality, Tom's certainly one to option. Not to mention that he's also such a down to earth and thoughtful guy who knows how to live and have fun - a pleasure to work with.

3rd November 2017

Tom has a reputation for his talent as a singer-songwriter, however his talents do not end there. When we performed 'Dido and Aneaus

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