Elie Rees is a singer/songwriter with attitude. Gigging extensively in South-East England Elie mixes songs by artists such as Joni Mitchel, Dolly Parton, Anne Marie and Stevie Wonder into her set list for a folksy and charismatic show.
“ELIE SINGS WITH GREAT FEEL AND EMOTION, THEN HITS YOU WITH SOME PUNK ATTITUDE…GREAT!” JON BOARD, BASSMENT
“ Talented Singer, Song-writer Elie Rees, really gets to the heart of the matter in her songs. She takes you on a her personal journey in which the listener, most definitely, will relate to in some way. Honest and heartfelt while at the same time touching on the edgy and raw. Look out for Elie Rees, this girl is going somewhere!!!!! “ Anita Wardell -Jazz vocalist
"As a new, but small music venue, Elie is a delight to host - her stunning vocals coupled with her guitar playing talent, her delightful music fills the bar perfectly and makes for a brilliant evening of entertainment. Thank you, Elie!" Alison Mcormack The Boathouse Cafe and Bar Barking.
catherine mitchell• Sept. 7, 2019
very enjoyable evening great voice and guitar play
Services From Elie Rees
Ceilidh Band - highly experienced ceilidh band including well known artists on the folk scene fiddle, accordion, guitar and caller to teach the dances
Solo Singer And Guitarist - 2 x 45 Minutes
An exciting combination of Song, Violin, Guitar and Mandolin, this duo perform acoustic Americana and Folk songs old and new.
How long do you play for?
Usually 2 x 45 but I can do 3 x 45 if you'd like.
Do you have your own PA and lighting?
I have my own PA, no lighting
Do you have Public Liability Insurance and PAT tested equipment?
How much space do you require?
My favourite tune is not on your list. Will you be able to play it?
Yes, I do charge extra for this service.
How many breaks do you take? How long are they?
I take a 10-20 minute break after 45 minutes
Can you bring a backing band?
Yes I can bring any number up to my full band which is four people. Add £200 per extra musician.
I bring all my own equipment including a PA and can set up wherever suits you. I play pop, folk, country, americana and original tracks and will tailor the set list to suit the event. My set tends to be fairly upbeat and chatty creating a relaxed audience. I can also blend into the background if you just want to add atmosphere without drawing focus from the main event.
Elie Rees song list
Stevie Wonder - Part Time Lover
Jean Paul feat Anne-Marie - Rockabye
Cranberries - Zombie
Cheryl Wheeler - Summerfly
Carrie Underwood - Dirty Laundry
Joni Mitchel - Carey
Bob Dylan - One More Cup of Coffee
Ella Fitzgerald - After you’ve gone
Elle King - Exes and Ohs
Ed Sheeran - Thinking Out Loud
Richard Thompson - God Loves a Drunk
John Doyle - I dream of you
Dolly Parton - Jolene
Carly Simon - You’re so Vain
Old Crow Medicine Show - Wagon Wheel
Eva Cassidy - Autumn Leaves
Paloma Faith - New York
Nanci Griffith - Roseville Fair
Carolina Chocolate Drops - Leaving Eden
Thea Gilmore/ Sandy Denny - Don’t stop singing
KT Tunstall - Suddenly I see
Gloria Gaynor - I will Survive
Jonny Cash - Aint no Grave
Blondie - Maria
Marshmello feat Anne Marie - Friends
Secret Sisters - He’s Fine
Dolly Parton - 9-5
Out of Hiding
Dont Teach Me
Keep On Coming