THE JOHN ADAMS BAND
If you're not already a fan of John Adams, then imagine a mix of Ed Sheeran, Sam Smith and James Morrison with a reach in his tone to match James Blunt and James Bay and you've got it!! Further imagine this complemented by a team of experienced and talented musicians; performing all the most popular songs from the last 50 years with the ability to either relax you into a day dream or get you all worked up in a partying frenzy. Does this sound like the live music you're after?????
With all this in mind, there's no wonder John and his band are acheiving more and more success. Last year alone they performed over 200 gigs including playing before Take That, T'pau, Russel Kane, Status Quo, UB40 Katherine Jenkins, Lemar and many more. Despite the progression in John's activities, he still sticks to his busking roots and is often seen in different cities drawing quite a crowd. The experience of performing to strangers really shows. His interaction with the audience and his ability to get them involved is his biggest strength.
There really is no gig too big or too small, too wild or too intimate.
MEET THE BAND
The John Adams Band consist of John, Andy, Ty and Lee. John and Andy are both multi-instrumentalists which enables the band to make a full and varied sound depending on the needs of the audience. With bass player Lee providing a steady rhythmic foundation to accompany Ty's solid beat on the drum kit you'll find it hard to resist the urge to follow the beat and pulse of your favourite tunes. Lee also adds a vocal harmony as the icing on the cake to John's already fantastic vocals. This option is definitely our recommendation if you want to get your guests up, moving and singing along.
Over the years John and his band members have created a large network of musicians and if you wanted the size of the band to increase this can be arranged. We also offer The John Adams Trio if you are on a tight budget or have limited space. The Trio are a smaller version of the full band that are still more than capable of filling your dance floor. Instead of a full drum kit we use acoustic drums and we give Lee the bass player the night off.
THE JOHN ADAMS DUO
THE JOHN ADAMS DUO
The John Adams Duo bring an acoustic live lounge vibe which makes them perfect for smaller, more intimate, atmospheric gigs such as a garden party, a house gig, complimenting you as you walk down the aisle or keeping your guests entertained throughout your wedding day.
John and his band have a huge repertoire that can be drawn on to suit all ages and atmospheres but here are a few songs to give you an idea on the type of material they can cover and how the sets are likely to progress.
New Rules - Dua Lipa
Must Be Love - Madness
Shotgun - George Ezra
Pompeii - Bastille
Castle on the Hill - Ed Sheeran
Sorry - Justin Beiber
Sex on Fire - Kings of leon
Mmmbop - Hanson
Valerie - Amy Winehouse
Bonfire Heart - James Blunt
500 Miles - Proclaimers
Chasing Cars - Snow Patrol(upbeat)
James Bay - Hold Back the River
You're The One That I Want - Grease
She's So Lovely - Scouting For Girls
Teenage Dirtbag - Wheatus
I'll Be There For You - Friends Theme
Galway Girl - Steve Earl
Budapest - George Ezra
Dance With Somebody - Whitney Houston
Human - Rag n Bone Man
Country Roads - John Denver
Shallow - Star is Born Soundtrack
Cannonball - Damien Rice
The One - Kodaline
Can't Help Falling In Love - Elvis
Perfect - Ed Sheeran
Bohemian Rhapsody - Queen
Make You Feel My Love - Adele
All Of Me - John Legend
Iris - Goo Goo Dolls
Million Reasons - Greatest Showman
Dancing On My Own - Callum Scott
How Long will I Love You - Waterboys
Someone You Loved - Lewis Capaldi
Don't Wanna Miss a Thing - Aerosmith
1000 Years - Christina Perri
Only Love - Ben Howard
Stay With Me - Sam Smith
Fix You - Coldplay
Purple Rain - Prince
Have I Told You Lately - Rod Stewart
Say You Wont Let Go - James Arthur
You Give Me Something - James Morrison
Ho Hey - Lumineers
Shake It Off - Taylor Swift
Shotgun - George Ezra
Uptown Funk - Bruno Mars
Sing - Ed Sheeran
Mysterious Girl - Peter Andre
Riptide - Vance Joy
No Diggity - Blackstreet
You've Got The Love - Florence
Wanna Be Like You - Jungle Book
Wake Me Up - Avicci
Medley - Vengaboys
Rather Be - Jess Glynne
Sugar - Maroon 5
I Will Wait - Mumford and Sons
Shut up and dance - Walk off the Earth
What Makes You Beautiful - One Direction
Dakota - Stereophonics
Cotton Eyed Joe - Rednex
Mr Brightside - Killers
Delilah - Tom Jones
Stay With Me/Love Yourself - Sam Smith/Bieber
We are happy to take a few suggested artists so that we can customise our set to your prefferences and if your event is a wedding we are happy to learn the all important first dance.We can even arrange a non traditional wedding song into a more romantic cover version if you have a favourite that you don't think will be suitable in its original format.
"John took requests from all our guests and sang everyones favourite songs. Even some Disney for my Neice"
Leah Williams (40th B'day BBQ)
"John is a born performer, whose smile has the ability to blind and whose voice has the ability to pierce the heart."
Music Room, Portsmouth
"The band was soooo much fun!! I never expected to be crowd surfing in my wedding dress BEFORE lunch. lol"
Hanah Fox (Happy Bride)
Gary Barlow, Take That
"Absolutely nailed that vocal"
"I could listen to a whole album of your voice, it's beautiful"
Kelly Rowlands, Destiny's Child
ABSOLUTELY INCREDIBLE!!! John had us crying through our wedding ceremony and dancing like idiots hours later.
John took "Combine Harvester" and made it romantic for our first dance. I couldn't beleive it!!
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