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James Hollingsworth

James Hollingsworth is a professional guitarist/singer-songwriter based in the UK South West, performing nationally and teaching locally.

About

Ace guitarist and acclaimed song-writer James Hollingsworth plays a great range of music from folk and blues to rock and psychedelia. He is incredibly talented both as a vocalist and guitarist, with a mean harmonica style to boot.

"guitar wizard" - 5 Best gigs - The Independent

"Great original stuff from this songmeister, James is a true talent, refreshingly inventive and accessible." - The Queen's Head, Monmouth

“A Marvel!” - Rose and Crown, Charlbury

“truly a phenomenal experience” – Barry 'The Fish' Melton

"A true exponent of the modern British singer/songwriter - a real gem" - Monmouthshire Music

"if you get a chance, see James play as soon as possible..." - The Wiltshire Ocelot

"folky, soulful, insightful, emotional and his audience banter was there in spades" - The Wiltshire Ocelot

"a solo singer/guitarist full of charisma and star quality" – Get Ready to Rock

"rich vocals, excellent guitar and great humour" – Get Ready to Rock

"awestruck by his powerful lyrics, haunting melodies and refreshing onstage chat" - TSMRadio.net

"one of the best song writers in the country." - Bristol Rocks

"extraordinary vocal and a genius guitar player." - Seend Acoustic Club

“exciting, stimulating and versatile evening of self penned numbers” - The Queens Head, Monmouth

“James is very special and continues to receive rave reviews wherever he plays" - Queens Head, Monmouth.

“James has always impressed us with his thoughtful & lyrical songs. Superb singing & delicate guitar work make for a captivating performance.” Seend Acoustic Club

“guitar maestro” - Ragged Trousered Folk, Hastings

“This Saturday at The Rose & Crown, we welcome back ace guitarist James Hollingsworth, He plays a great range of music from folk and blues to rock and psychedelia. His Pink Floyd evening last year was incredible! Prepare to be entertained!” - Rose and Crown, Charlbury

“ace guitarist James Hollingsworth plays a great range of music from folk and blues to rock and psychedelia. Prepare to be entertained!” - Rose and Crown, Charlbury

“James never fails to surprise and delight with his many-textured music. Always a great favourite at the Club” - Seend Acoustic Club

“we are pleased to welcome back the wonderful James Hollingsworth. No-one puts more thought and feeling into his songs than James, building up the texture of his pieces like a work of art. With his beautiful vocals, and his careful and precise guitar playing, James is a consummate performer." - Seend Acoustic Club

"incomparable" – Seend Acoustic Club

"A popular visit, James' original tunes never fail to impress." - www.northdevongazette.co.uk

“James Hollingsworth is both incredibly talented as a vocalist and guitarist. His carefully considered songwriting has made him popular on Bristol's acoustic circuit and he is able to turn his talents to a range of styles from ballads to blues and rock.” - www.newbristo

Key Facts

In Business Since 2006
Will travel Internationally
Member of Musicians Union PRS
Public Liability Insurance Yes
Equipment PAT Certified Yes
Power Required Usually; Acoustic or off-grid available.
Price Guide £150-£300 (standard or live-loops incl percussion)
Set-up time required 30-90 mins
Space Required approx 10' x 10'
Band Size Soloist
Male Vocals Yes
Own PA Yes
Own Lighting Yes
Repertoire Description Original + large repertoire of classics including Pink Floyd Night

Area Served

Berkshire
Bristol/Bath
Buckinghamshire
Central London
Cornwall
Devon
Dorset
East Sussex
Gloucestershire
Greater London
Hampshire
Herefordshire
Hertfordshire
Monmouthshire
Newport
Oxfordshire
Somerset
Staffordshire
Surrey
Swansea
Vale of Glamorgan
Warwickshire
West Sussex
Wiltshire
Worcestershire

"James Hollingsworth plays a darn mean acoustic guitar and knows his way inventively around his pedals. He’s an energetic and animated front man and has a fine set of vocal chords. His music was one of the weekend’s highlights."

Andy Read, Winters End Festival

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James Hollingsworth
    • Live at Cornbury Festival

    Contact

    James

    18 Singers Knoll
    Frome
    Somerset
    BA11 1GJ

    Tel: +44 (0)1373 465531
    Mobile: 0797 1966 597
    Email: [javascript protected email address]

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