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Arley Hall and Gardens, Tommy Shelby, Alfie Solomons, Claire Louise
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Vintage Singer

Claire Louise

Claire Louise is a vintage style singer from the North East - Yorkshire area. She sings at vintage themed events across the UK, specialising in 1920s themed Peaky Blinders or Gatsby style eventswartime 1940s weekends, Hollywood/Broadway style events and vintage afternoon teas. Claire's repertoire is very broad as she can deliver a mix of well known jazz standards by the great composers of years gone by, musical showstoppers, or if you would prefer something more modern to get your party started, mixed covers from 1960s to now. 

 

Claire Louise can put together a set to create the right atmosphere for your special event, whether it be a specific vintage theme or an eclectic mix that you require. Bespoke set lists are available, along with suggested set lists for your event e.g. for weddings, birthdays and other special occasions.

A classically trained singer with a true passion for vintage style, Claire Louise is guaranteed to impress with her vocal talents and is equally at home providing the soundtrack to your sophisticated Gatsby era ball, as she is rallying an audience to join in with wartime singalong classics at a 1940's themed event.

As a skilled an accomplished performer, Claire Louise can deliver a wide range of styles from classical/spiritual through to modern pop. Be it a solo a Capella performance in church, a pop, rock and soul 1960s-now set at a party backed with full band backing tracks.

 

Claire Louise provides outstanding entertainment at a range of venues from five star hotels, jazz bars, Peaky Blinders-Gatsby balls, village halls, gin festivals and everything in between.

 

All event styles and sizes are welcomed, simply explain what era and genre(s) you would like and Claire Louise will fit her look and set list to suit you and your guests and do all she can to ensure you thoroughly enjoy her performance.

 

Public bookings over the past few years (while everything has been open!) have included several Peaky Blinders and Gatsby themed events around the country singing 1920s reworkings of modern classics and tunes from the era, including a Peaky Blinders Ball at The Office Peaky Blinders themed bar and ballroom, a Hollywood themed New Years Eve ball at The Met Bar and Ballroom alongside Miss Madonna, and various 60s-70s or mixed covers party gigs through the party season.

In previous years shows have included an Amsterdam Cruise, a show for Peaky Events at The Golden Lion in Northallerton and  shows for Georgie Muirhead Events at The Olde Bell, Padiham on Parade, The Met Lounge and Ballroom, Whitby and the Christmas Wishes event for C.W.Sellors held at The Chatsworth Estate. There have been a lot of private events including a delightful corporate Peaky Blinders themed party at Arley Hall for Bespoke Construction and a Battle of Britain formal dinner at RAF Leeming.

Claire Louise has also enjoyed a residency at Albert's Eatery each Wednesday from July to November at the Wesley Hall in Whitby in 2019

She is always interested in conversations about possible residencies, so please ask if you think that could work for your venue.

Claire Louise sang for the Yarm and Newcastle Purple Peacock Restaurants'  VIP openings and has provided other boutique style restaurants and venues with excellent entertainment for VIP events.

Bookings lined up for 2022 include The Met Bar and Ballroom in Whitby for the steampunk weekends, 1940s themed bookings for the Queens Jubilee weekend and key dates such as around VE Day (slots still available for both of these weekends), Remembrance Sunday (fully booked but other slots available such as the 11th Nov), many mixed covers and 60-70s party shows and several Gatsby/Peaky events. 

Claire Louise loves to give back to the local community so community groups are offered a discounted rate, especially if they have to raise funds locally for their events or rely on member subscriptions to fund events.

For any booking enquiries, anything from dinner parties to weddings, big public events to small; scale cabaret shows, please get in touch via email at claire-louise-songstress@live.co.uk or call on 07736323981.