FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

A selection of questions James is most frequently asked and his answers for each:

What do you do?
What kind of songs do you sing?
What about the DJing?
How can I hear you?
How do I know if you're available?
In what venues can you play?
What areas do you cover?
Do I need to pay a deposit?
Can I reserve a date in case it gets booked?
How much do you charge?
Can guests requests songs whilst you are DJing?
How do I make a booking / enquiry?
Can guests get up and sing?




What do you do?


As 'The Wedding Singer' I offer singing, DJ and MC services for weddings throughout the UK. Packages range from Evening Singer & DJ to full provision for your reception music including live singing and pre-recorded background music during your Wedding Breakfast and Drinks Reception. I am based in Stafford, North Midlands but am available throughout the UK.

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What kind of songs do you sing?


My evening singing sets contain a mixture of the most popular: Soul, Motown, Rock, Indie, Dance, R&B, Anthems, Latest Chart and 60s, 70s, 80s, 90s and 00s Classics. I ensure that there is something for people of all ages. The main aim of both the evening singing and DJ sections is to try and get as many people up on to the dance floor as possible and to provide a musically exciting and varied evening for everyone.

Music during the Daytime is generally a mix of relaxed 'live lounge' style acoustic covers, laid back classic soul and love songs, some swing and jazz during Reception Drinks. And a selection of Rat Pack, Swing, Jazz and sing a long classic work really well during the Wedding Breakfast. I very much welcome your input both during the day and evening, ensuring you hear some of your favourite tracks throughout your day. Visit the songs page to see a selection of the tracks that I sing.

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What about the DJing?


My DJ sets accompany my singing in the evening. I have an extensive song library featuring everything from: Motown, Soul, Rock, Indie, Latest Chart, Dance, Old Skool, R&B and Classics from 60s, 70s, 80s, 90s and 00s.

See the 'about' page for more info about my DJ sets

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How can I hear you?


There are a selection of recently recorded tracks on the listen page and lots of footage on the video page. Whilst I only perform at wedding receptions, where I obviously wouldn't invite potential clients, I occasionally attend wedding fayres where I perform live. Check my Facebook page for latest updates or contact me directly.

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How do I know if you're available?


Contact me via the booking enquiry form, giving all the requested information and I will reply, let you know if I'm free on your chosen date and detail the costs of the various packages avaialable.

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In what venues can you play?


My set up can be easily tailored and adapted to almost any space so I can play in practially any venue. I use an HK Audio Elements, modular, line array speaker system which is scalable from 900 watts right up to 3.6 kwatts of power meaning that I can cater for guest numbers ranging from 5 to 500!

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What areas do you cover?


I cover most of England, Wales and some of Scotland. I can be most commonly found entertaining in: Staffordshire, Cheshire, Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire, Shropshire, West Midlands, Warwickshire, Leicestershire, Lancashire, Liverpool, Yorkshire, Herefordshire, Worcestershire, Hertfordshire, Lincolnshire, Northamptonshire, Bedfordshire, Oxfordshire, Gloucestershire, North West, Wales, Cambridgeshire, Cumbria, Buckinghamshire, Essex, Berkshire & Manchester

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Do I need to pay a deposit?


To confirm your booking and make your date unavailable to others, a deposit is required. This can be paid via bank transfer, credit/debit card or cheque. Once you enquire, your wedding date is put into the system as an enquiry. Please note that at any one time I may have a number of enquiries underway for any given date and that your booking is only confirmed when I receive your returned deposit and booking form.

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Can I reserve a date in case it gets booked?


I can hold your date for up to 24 hours until I am in receipt of your deposit, after this period the date will be made available for booking elsewhere.

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How much do you charge?


Prices depend on package, date and location. For an accurate, no obligation list of package options and prices, fill out an enquiry form and I'll get straight back to you.

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Can guests request songs whilst you are DJing?


Of course! Unlike some singers / bands / musicians who provide 'disco music' and press play on a pre-planned, set list of songs, my DJing play list changes from wedding to wedding, combining both the bride and groom's requests made before the day with guests' requests on the night. This mixed with my many years experience of knowing what track to play at which particular moment to keep your guests entertained, is the key to a busy dance floor and successful evening.

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How do I make a booking / enquiry?


Simply head to the enquiries page and fill in the booking enquiry form provided. I will then contact you with a quotation and, at your approval, send over a booking pack.

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Can guests get up and sing?


Unfortunately not. I do not offer "karaoke" and I am un-insured for guest singers.

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