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One of the busiest solo musicians that Bar Bands work with, James is a popular choice when looking for a musician that will work at any event type. Whether he’s strumming his guitar, singing soulful ballads, or belting out energetic anthems, James is a force to be reckoned with.

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James is a true musical powerhouse, known as the human jukebox for his extensive repertoire of songs. With an impressive and staggering amount of tunes in his arsenal, he is capable of delivering a fantastic musical experience for any occasion. Whether it’s a lively sing-along at a wedding or house party or setting the perfect vibe in a bar, James never fails to captivate his audience.

With a melodic and powerful voice, his exceptional guitar skills further enhance his performances. Equipped with top-of-the-range instruments, he ensures a full sound that will leave a lasting impression on his listeners.

Originally from London, James has made Glasgow his home, where he resides with his young family. His commitment to his craft and dedication to providing exceptional musical experiences have made him one of the hardest working musicians in the city. His passion for music shines through in every performance.

Throughout his career, James has graced numerous events across the UK. From intimate weddings to large corporate gatherings. He understands the importance of tailoring his sets to suit each specific event, ensuring that the music resonates with the audience.

James’s reputation as an all-round professional musician precedes him. His reliability, versatility, and commitment to delivering top-notch performances have garnered him a loyal following and repeat bookings.

Whether he’s strumming his guitar, singing soulful ballads, or belting out energetic anthems, James is a force to be reckoned with.

22 – Taylor Swift

9 to 5  – Dolly Parton

A Little Respect – Erasure

A Sky Full Of Stars – Coldplay

A Thousand Years – Christina Perri

Adventure Of A Lifetime – Coldplay

Ain’t Nobody Loves Me Better – Chaka Khan

All About That Bass – Meghan Trainor

All I Want For Christmas Is You – Mariah Carey

All Of Me – John Legend

All Star – Smash Mouth

All The Small Things – Blink 182

All These Things That I Have Done – The Killers

Always On My Mind – Elvis Presley

America – Razorlight

American Pie – Don McLean

Amnesia – 5 Seconds Of Summer

Angels – Robbie Williams

Anywhere – Passenger

As It Was – Harry Styles

As Long As You Love Me – Backstreet Boys

Ashes – Embrace

Auld Lang Syne – Traditional

Baby Can I Hold You – Tracy Chapman

Babylon – David Gray

Back To Black – Amy Winehouse

Bad Day – Daniel Powter

Bad Habits – Ed Sheeran

Believe – Cher

Beneath Your Beautiful – Labrinth

Best Part Of Me – Ed Sheeran

Better Together – Jack Johnson

Black and Gold – Sam Sparro

Black Magic – Little Mix

Blame It On Me – George Ezra

Blank Space – Taylor Swift

Blowing In The Wind – Bob Dylan

Blue – Eiffel 65

Bonfire Heart – James Blunt

Boulevard Of Broken Dreams – Green Day

Breakfast At Tiffanys – Deep Blue Something

Broken Strings – James Morrison

Brown Eyed Girl – Van Morrison

Budapest – George Ezra

Can You Feel The Love Tonight – Elton John

Candy – Robbie Willaims

Cannonball – Damien Rice

Can’t Help Falling In Love – Elvis Presley

Caroline – Status Quo

Castle On The Hill – Ed Sheeran

Cemetery – Charlie Simpson

Champagne Supernova – Oasis

Chasing Cars – Snow Patrol

Chelsea Dagger – The Fratellis

Closer – Chainsmokers

Crashed The Wedding – Busted

Crazy – Gnarls Barkley

Crazy Little Thing Called Love – Queen

Dancing In The Dark – Bruce Springsteen

Dancing In The Moonlight – Toploader

Dancing On My Own – Calum Scott

Daydream Believer – The Monkees

Dear Darlin – Olly Murs

Delilah – Tom Jones

Do They Know It’s Christmas – Band Aid

Don’t Dream It’s Over – Crowded House

Don’t Look Back In Anger – Oasis

Don’t Marry Her – The Beautiful South

Don’t Stop Believing – Journey

Don’t Stop Me Now – Queen

Don’t You Want Me – The Human League

Drag Me Down – One Direction

Dream Catch Me – Newton Faulkner

Drops Of Jupiter – Train

Easy – Lionel Ritchie

Escape – Enrique Iglesias

Every Breath You Take – The Police

Everybody – Backstreet Boys

Everybody Hurts – REM

Everybody Wants To Rule The World – Tears For Fears

Everybodys Changing – Keane

Eye Of The Tiger – Survivor

Fairytale Of New York – The Pogues

Faith – George Michael

Falling – Harry Styles

Falling Slowly – Glen Hansard

Fast Car – Tracy Chapman

Fat Bottom Girls – Queen

Fields Of Gold – Eva Cassidy

Fix You – Coldplay

For The First Time – The Script

Forever – Chris Brown

Forget You – Cee Lo Green

Free Falling – Tom Petty

Friday I’m In Love – The Cure

Galway Girl – Ed Sheeran

Get Lucky – Daft Punk

Girls Just Want To Have Fun – Cyndi Lauper

Give It Up – KC and The Sunshine Band

Glad You Came – The Wanted

Go Your Own Way – Fleetwood Mac

Gold – Spandau Ballet

Gone Gone Gone – Phillip Phillips

Good Riddance, Time Of Your Life – Green Day

Grease Lightnin – Grease

Grenade – Bruno Mars

Half The World Away – Oasis

Hallelujah – Jeff Buckley

Hard To Say I’m Sorry – Chicago

Haven’t Met You Yet – Michael Buble

Heart Skips A Beat – Olly Murs

Heartbeat – Scouting For Girls

Hearts On Fire – Passenger

Heaven – Bryan Adams

Hero – Enrique Iglesias

Hey Jude – The Beatles

Hey Soul Sister – Train

Hey There Delilah – Plain White Tees

History – One Direction

Ho Hey – The Lumineers

Hold Back The River – James Bay

Hold My Girl – George Ezra

Holes – Passenger

Home – Michael Buble

Hot Stuff – Donna Summer

Hound Dog – Elvis Presley

How Deep Is Your Love – The Bee Gees

How Deep Is Your Love – Calvin Harris

How To Save A Life – The Fray

Human – The Killers

I Can’t Make You Love Me – George Michael

I Don’t Want To Miss a Thing – Bon Jovi

I Hate – Passenger

I Just Died In Your Arms – Cutting Crew

I Kissed a Girl – Katy Perry

I Saw Her Standing There – The Beatles

I Still Haven’t Found What I’m Looking For – U2

I Wanna Dance With Somebody – Whitney Houston

I Want It That Way – Backstreet Boys

I Want You Back – Jackson 5

I Will Survive – Gloria Gaynor

I Will Wait – Mumford and Sons

I Wish It Could Be Christmas Everyday – Wizzard

I Won’t Give Up – Jason Mraz

If Tomorrow Never Comes – Ronan Keating

I’ll Be There For You – The Rembrandts

I’m Gonna Be 500 Miles – The Proclaimers

I’m Still Standing – Elton John

Iris – Goo Goo Dolls

It’s My Life – Bon Jovi

Jailhouse Rock – Elvis Presley

Jinglebell Rock – Bobby Helms

Just The Way You Are – Bruno Mars

Just You And I – Tom Walker

Karma Chameleon – Culture Club

Keep On Movin – Five

Kiss – Prince

Lady In Red – Chris De Burgh

Last Christmas – Wham

Last Request – Paolo Nutini

Let It Be – The Beatles

Little Lion Man – Mumford and Sons

Little Things – One Direction

Live Forever – Oasis

Livin On a Prayer – Bon Jovi

Losing My Religion – REM

Love Is All Around – Wet Wet Wet

Love Is Easy – McFly

Love Me Tender – Elvis Presley

Love Story – Taylor Swift

Love Yourself – Justin Bieber

Make You Feel My Love – Adele

Mamma Mia – Abba

Marry You – Bruno Mars

Merry Christmas – Ed Sheeran

Merry Christmas Everybody – Slade

MmmBop – Hanson

More Than Words – Extreme

Mr Brightside – The Killers

My Way – Frank Sinatra

Naive – The Kooks

Need You Now – Lady A

Never Gonna Give You Up – Rick Astley

New Shoes – Paolo Nutini

Night Changes – One Direction

No Matter What – Boyzone

One – U2

One Day Like This – Elbow

Only You – Yazoo

Out Of Reach – Gabrielle

Overpass Graffiti – Ed Sheeran

Parachutes – Charlie Simpson

Paradise – George Ezra

Patience – Take That

Perfect – Ed Sheeran

Photograph – Ed Sheeran

Piano Man – Billy Joel

Read My Mind – The Killers

Red – Daniel Merriweather

Renegades – X Ambassadors

Right Here Waiting – Richard Marx

Ring Of Fire – Johnny Cash

Roar – Katy Perry

Rocking All Over The World – Status Quo

Rockstar – Nickelback

Run – Snow Patrol

Santa Claus Is Coming To Town – Bruce Springsteen

Save Tonight – Eagle Eye Cherry

Say Something – Great Big World

Say You Won’t Let Go – James Arthur

Sex On Fire – Kings Of Leon

Shake It Off – Taylor Swift

Shape Of You – Ed Sheeran

She’s Electric – Oasis

Shine – Take That

Shine a Light – McFly

Shivers – Ed Sheeran

Shotgun – George Ezra

Shoutout To My Ex – Little Mix

Shut Up And Dance – Walk The Moon

Sleeping With The Light On – Busted

Slow Hands – Niall Horan

Somebody Told Me – The Killers

Someone Like You – Adele

Someone You Loved – Lewis Capaldi

Sorry – Justin Bieber

Stacys Mom – Fountains Of Wayne

Stand By Me – Ben E King

Star Girl – McFly

Stay Another Day – East 17

Stay With Me – Sam Smith

Stayin Alive – The Bee Gees

Steal My Girls – One Direction

Stop Crying Your Heart Out – Oasis

Streets Of London – Ralph McTell

Stuck In The Middle With You – Stealers Wheel

Summer Of 69 – Bryan Adams

Superstition – Stevie Wonder

Supreme – Robbie Williams

Suspicious Minds – Elvis Presley

Sweet Caroline – Neil Diamond

Sweet Child Of Mine – Guns and Roses

Sweet Home Alabama – Lynyrd Skynyrd

Take Me Home, Country Roads – John Denver

Tears In Heaven – Eric Clapton

Teenage Dirtbag – Wheatus

Teenage Kicks – Undertones

Tenerife Sea – Ed Sheeran

That’s Alright Mama – Elvis Presley

The A Team – Ed Sheeran

The Gambler – Kenny Rogers

The Lazy Song – Bruno Mars

The Nights – Avicii

The River – Bruce Springsteen

The Rock Show – Blink 182

The Scientist – Coldplay

Thinking Out Loud – Ed Sheeran

This Ain’t A Love Song – Scouting For Girls

This Love – Maroon 5

This Town – Niall Horan

Three Little Birds – Bob Marley

Through The Barricades – Spandau Ballet

Time After Time – Cyndi Lauper

Torn – Natalie Imbruglia

Tribute – Tenacious D

Troblemaker – Olly Murs

True Colours – Cyndi Lauper

Truly Madly Deeply – Savage Garden

Unchained Melody – The Righteous Brothers

Up All Night – Take That

Uptown Funk – Mark Ronson

Uptown Girl – Westlife

Use Somebody – Kings Of Leon

Valerie – Amy Winehouse

Vincent – Don McLean

Viva La Vida – Coldplay

Wagon Wheel – Darius Rucker

Wake Me Up – Avicii

Wake Me Up Before You Go Go – Wham

Watermelon Sugar – Harry Styles

We Found Love – Rhianna

What A Wonderful World – Louis Armstrong

When I Was Your Man – Bruno Mars

When We Collide – Biffy Clyro

When You Say Nothing At All – Ronan Keating

When You’re Looking Like That – Westlife

Wherever You Will Go – The Calling

Whole Again – Atomic Kitten

Wildest Dreams – Taylor Swift

With Or Without You – U2

Wonderwall – Oasis

World Of Our Own – Westlife

Year 3000 – Busted

Yellow – Coldplay

Yesterday – The Beatles

You Are The Reason – Calum Scott

You Belong With Me – Taylor Swift

You Can’t Hurry Love – Phil Collins

You Give Love A Bad Name – Bon Jovi

You Make It Real – James Morrison

You Shook Me All Night Long – AC/DC

You Spin Me Right Round – Dead Or Alive

You To Me Are Everything – Real Thing

You’ll Be In My Heart – Phil Collins

Your Song – Elton John

You’re Still The One – Shania Twain

Just had the best time at my friend’s wedding, thanks to James! He played all our favorite tunes and had everyone dancing all night long. His guitar skills are top-notch, and his voice is so brilliant.

Sarah Jane Smith


Really glad to have booked James to perform at our company’s corporate event, and he had everyone singing along and having a great time. His song selection was spot on, and he really knows how to read the crowd. Highly recommended

Mark McMillan


James played at our local pub, and he brought so much energy. He’s incredibly talented and has an extensive repertoire. We all had a blast singing and dancing along to his performance. Look forward to see him again.



Definitely the highlight of our live music night. James had a great stage presence and kept the crowd entertained with his catchy tunes. We received so many compliments from our guests. Such a talented musician!

Lisa Kirkwood


I wanted to surprise my guests who were attending my housewarming party and I booked James. Our party wouldn’t have been the same without him. He created the perfect atmosphere with his acoustic guitar. Everyone loved his performance, and we sang along all night.

Thank you, James!

Tom and Leigh


James was the ultimate professional at our wedding reception. He played our requested songs flawlessly and even learned our first dance song. His music added a special touch to our special day, and we couldn’t be happier. Highly recommend.

Rachel Stewart


Loved the songs that James played, he knows how to get the party started! He played at my friend’s birthday celebration, and we were all blown away by his talent. He had us singing, clapping, and dancing along. Such a great night. xx

Martha Armstrong


After looking into various different options, I booked James to perform at our corporate party, and he was a hit with everyone. His music created a relaxed and enjoyable atmosphere. We received many compliments from our colleagues about his fantastic performance.

Robert Gallagher


Having James play at our wedding was fantastic. His acoustic set during the ceremony was beautiful, and he got everyone up on their feet during the reception. His music brought so much joy to our special day.

Harry and Kim x