John King - Special Event Services

Singer & Guitarist

Live music for parties, concerts, weddings and other events

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

His varied and extensive set list can comprise of your choice of Scottish, folk, country, pop and rock music.

This is an example of an enhanced setup including purple animated lighting, backdrop curtain and our backlit DJ booth.

Live examples

The following examples show John performing for audiences of different sizes.

Variety Set - A mix of Scottish, folk, rock and pop performed at Stewart's Melville Rugby Club, Edinburgh.

Scottish and folk music set - A set performed for a burns supper.

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

Larger venue - The Wild Rover performed live in Cowie, Stirling.

What do you get?

Standard Features

• Up to two 1-hour sets plus a short encore performance.

• Varied set list can contain your preference of Pop, Rock, Country, Scottish and Folk music.

• Bose PA System (Powerful 106Db PA - Suitable for up to 100 people)

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Optional Features

• Deluxe Bose PA (Ultra powerful 115Db PA - Suitable for up to 500 people)

• Large background curtain.

• Purple animalted lighting during the performance.

• Our deluxe disco following John's performance.

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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

Our Clients

John works for various top brands and for wedding and event venues across Scotland.


We publish new testimonials on our website regularly. Feel free to have a look through our extensive testimonials section.

John put on a great show. Our guests said it made their night. They were trying to work out his tricks all night.

Edward Tierney

John couldn't do enough for me. Always kept me well informed. Very professional. He has a lot of patience. Thank you

Jennifer Hill

John did such a fantastic job at my boys' birthday party. He travelled to us not a small distance, arrived well on time to set up and was professional.

Rita Windham-Wright

Absolutely brilliant. Such a nice person made my mums 80th so special

Michelle Paterson

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Questions? Get in touch!

If you wish to contact us for availability or for any other reason, call 0843 289 1893 or contact us using this form below.

All bookings are subject to our terms and conditions.

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