John King - Special Event Services

Live Music Singer / Guitarist

Parties & Events | Concerts | Hogmanay & Burns Suppers

John King is a charismatic singer & guitarist who performs well know music that caters to a broad range of ages and musical tastes.

John can perform up to three 45-minute sets that comprises of a mix of on Scottish, folk, country, pop and rock music.

PA equipment can be supplied that can cater for audiences up to 500 people.

A backdrop curtain and/or disco lights can be provided to enhance the look of the performance area.

An optional disco can be included that would run in between sets and/or after John’s performance.

Watch our video to see John in action.

Live examples

The following examples show John performing at different size venues showing how John's charisma, performance style and stage presense has an effect audience of different sizes.

Intimate venue - A montage of songs captured live for a small audience at the Argyll Hotel, Ullapool.

Large stage - Donald Where's Yer Troosers performed live in Edinburgh.

Recorded examples

The following examples showcase John's voice and guitar playing without a crowd.

John's version of Robert Burns's classic song "Killiecrankie" pays tribute to The Corries music video which was recorded at the same location 50 years earlier.

John performing of "No Mans Land", an Eric Bogle anti-war song. Live audio recorded in our studio.

Set list

Scottish & Folk

Ae Fond Kiss
Bonnie Dundee
Donald Where’s Yer Trousers
Dumbarton’s Drums
Flower Of Scotland
Haughs O' Cromdale
Leezie Lindsey
Loch Lomond
Loch Tay Boat Song
Lock The Door, Lariston
MacPherson’s Rant
Melville Castle
Mharis Wedding
Mingulay Boat Song
My Grannie is a cripple
Nancy Whisky
No Mans Land (The Green Fields Of France)
Roses O Prince Charlie
The Battle Of Otterburn* (The Lammas Tide)
The Black Douglas
The Bonnie Lass O' Fyvie
The Lammas Tide
The Skye Boat Song
Wha’ll be King but Charlie?
Will Ye Go Lassie Go* (Wild Mountain Thyme)
(Bonnie Charlie) Will Ye No Come Back Again?
Ye Jacobites By Name

Pop and Rock

Ben E King - Stand by Me
Bill Withers - Ain’t No Sunshine
Creedence Clearwater Revival - Bad Moon Rising
Elvis Presley - Hound Dog / Dont Be Cruel / Teddy Bear / Burning Love / Lawdy Miss Clawdy
Eric Clapton - Signe / Before You Accuse Me / Tears In Heaven / Layla
George Michael - Faith
Greenday - Good Riddance (Time Of Your Life)
Stereophonics - Indian Summer
Jim Croce - Have To Say I love You In A Song
Oasis - Wonderwall
Passenger - Let Her Go
Paul McCartney - Dance Tonight
R.E.M - Everybody Hurts
Rod Stewart - We are Sailing / Maggie May
Ronan Keating - When You Say Nothing At All
Showaddywaddy - Under The Moon Of Love
Simon & Garfunkel - The Boxer
Stealers Wheel - Stuck In The Middle With You
Take That - Patience
The Beatles - Yesterday / When I Saw Her Standing There
The Eagles - Peaceful Easy Feeling
The Proclaimers - 500 Miles
Tom Petty - Free Fallin’
Van Morrison - Brown Eyed Girl
Wet Wet Wet - Love Is All Around

American & Country

The Animals - House Of The Rising Sun
Kenny Rogers - The Gambler
Lynyrd Skynyrd - Sweet Home Alabama
Johnny Cash - Ring Of Fire
John Denver - Take Me Home, Country Roads
Old Crow Medicine Show - Wagon Wheel

Irish & English

The Rattling Bog
The Wild Rover
The Nut Brown Maiden
The Rose Of Allendale

Contact Us

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Alternatively, you can call 0843 289 1893 at any time (24-hours) to request a callback or

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