Steven Edwards

Coventry, West Midlands
From: £150.00
Verified bookings: 16
Reviews: 20
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Price from: £150.00

Steven Edwards is an experienced and professional performer from the Midlands who provides live acoustic music at weddings, functions, parties, bars and restaurants. He has been playing live all over the UK for the last eight years with his own brand of handmade acoustic music including songs by Whitney Houston, Bon Jovi, Amy Winehouse and many more. The combination of Steven’s warm voice and dynamic guitar playing creates a sound perfect for a wide variety of occasions. Steven has performed for the BBC, Ego Restaurants, Bella Italia, Coventry Cathedral and many other private events as well a creating unique and personal songs for weddings and special occasions.

Steven Edwards has been featured in Acoustic Magazine and the Guardian Online, been played on Radio 1 and BB6 Music and been a BBC Introducing Artist of the Month. His original music has been supported all over the world and even gained him a number 1 single in Indonesia as well as a whole host of UK festivals appearances.

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I’ve always loved music and was bought up listening to albums that my Dad played in the lounge. Playing music and sharing it with people is something I really love do to. For a number of years (even since my teenage rock band days!) I have been playing at weddings, functions, bars and restaurants all around the UK. For me, I really love playing covers and changing how the original sounds or giving the song a new twist.

Being able to perform songs that connect with people is a beautiful thing. Weddings and significant occasions create such amazing memories and for me to be part of these events is very special. If you are getting married, organising a function, holding a party or would like some live acoustic music at an event you are arranging drop me or email or give me a call.

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Steph

May 11, 2019

Steven sang at our wedding renewal reception and he was ABSOLUTELY FANTASTIC,our guests thoroughly enjoyed his music,I also requested a song and Steven learned it which I couldn’t praise him enough for as it was perfect,we would highly recommend Steven

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Lisa

Feb. 14, 2019

Simply fabulous

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Keith and Shelia

Sept. 29, 2018

Steven Edwards played at our 50th wedding anniversary in September 2018.What a find! He is the consummate professional, from the initial booking and his friendly helpful contacts up to the event........and then he played.....wow! His playlist was so appreciated by the mixed age guests, he also learned and performed two songs that were very special to us.Such a quiet polite charm with a superb vocal talent plus terrific musical skills.We booked him without meeting or hearing him live and he didn't let us down, such quality.

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Danny (Bridegroom)

Aug. 26, 2018

Steven Edwards is a fantastic singer and made our day even more perfect. Everybody who attended the wedding mentioned how good you were. He was even flexible about his start time due to the wedding running behind schedule. Big Thank you to you Steven and we will definitely recommend you to people in the future. Hopefully we will get the chance to book you again soon in the near future for another event

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Ian

Aug. 18, 2018

Right from my initial enquiry I knew Steven would be perfect for our wedding. He was thoroughly professional thoughout the day, making a positive impression on all of our guests. He provided the perfect soundtrack for our ceremony & throughout his performance it was obvious that he loves what he does. Would highly recommend.

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Dawn (Mother of the Bride)

July 27, 2018

You were absolutely fantastic, I could have just sat and listened to you singing and playing the guitar all afternoon. Everyone I spoke to said how brilliant you were and what a wonderful ambience you created, perfect for a sunny wedding day. I took one of your CD's and have listened to it many times and will continue to do so in the future as it will be a constant reminded of a truly fantastic day! Not that I'll really need a reminder! All the luck for your future ventures, with a talent like you have I'm sure you'll go far!

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FAQ
  • What kind of events do you usually serve?
    I am happy to play at a wide range of events such as weddings, parties, corperate events, garden parties and many more.
  • Who are your previous clients?
    I have previously worked with the BBC, Coventry Cathedral, Ego Resturants, Bella Italia Resturants, The Bell Hotel, FKS Mere Green as well a variety of bars, coffee shops and private clients.
  • How long do you play for?
    I can play for 30 minutes or for a couple of hours! I am really happy to work around when you would like live music.
  • Do you have your own PA and lighting?
    I have a compact PA and a larger system. I have lots of fairy lights and standing lights that will at atmosphere to any venue.
  • Do you have Public Liability Insurance and PAT tested equipment?
    I have fully PAT tested equipment and Public Liability Insurance.
  • How much space do you require?
    I only need a small space near a power point!
  • My favourite tune is not on your list. Will you be able to play it?
    I can play most songs. If you get in touch then I may well be able to include your favourite tune!
  • How many breaks do you take? How long are they?
    I usually take a 15 minute break every 45 minutes but I am happy to work this out with each client.
  • Did I hear you write bespoke songs for special occasions?
    Yes, I do! I have written songs for a variety of people including for couples on their wedding day.


Set List/Services

Included in my quote is:

- My own PA System
- Background music at any points you require it from my iPod.
- Use of my PA and microphone for any announcements
- 1 or 2 special song requests from yourself (depending on time and the song)
- Fairy lights (and static or disco lights) for decorating my performance space
- My travel time and costs
- I am a full member of the Musicians Union.
- I have Public Libability Insurance and fully PAT tested equipment.

These are just some of the songs I like to play. If there is a specific song you’d love me to play then get in touch.

YOU GOT THE LOVE – Florence and the Machine

WONDERWALL – Oasis (Ukulele Cover)

LIVING ON A PRAYER – Bon Jovi

VIVA LAS VEGAS – Elvis Presley

THINKIN OUTLOUD - Ed Sheeran

I STILL HAVEN’T FOUND WHAT – U2

SMILE LIKE YOU MEAN IT – The Killers

IT MUST BE LOVE – Madness

CRAZY - Cee Lo Green (Ukulele Cover)

ADDICTED TO LOVE – Robert Palmer

YOU’RE THE ONE THAT I WANT – Grease

MR BRIGHTSIDE – The Killers

POWER OF LOVE – Huey Lewis and the News

THE CAVE – Mumford and Sons

FRIDAY I'M IN LOVE - The Cure

YOU ARE ALL THAT I HAVE – Snow Patrol

CAN’T GET YOU OUT OF MY HEAD – Kylie Minogue

YELLOW – Coldplay (Ukulele Cover)

ONE DAY LIKE THIS – Elbow

TEENAGE DREAM – Katy Perry

RUN – Snow Patrol (Ukulele Cover)

FREE FALLIN' - Tom Petty

MERCY - Duffy

HOLD BACK THE RIVER - James Bay

SITTIN ON THE DOCK OF BAY - Otis Redding

DON'T STOP BELIEVING - Journey (Ukulele Cover)

MAKE YOU FEEL MY LOVE - Adele

MRS ROBINSON - Simon and Garfunkle

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