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Will Herring

Solo Singer/Guitarist based in West Midlands

Price from £252
Graduate of the Birmingham Conservatoire, Will Herring is a singer, guitarist & pianist performing a mixture of contemporary & classic material. From The Lumineers, The Beatles, Coldplay, Fleetwood Mac, Rihanna as well as some traditional folk pieces, Will's live sets can be performed with guitar or piano, or set of each providing gentle background music perfect for any event!
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Guitar Repertoire
Don't Think Twice, It's Alright – Bob Dylan
Like a Rolling Stone – Bob Dylan
Make You Feel My Love – Bob Dylan
Hallelujah – Leonard Cohen
On Raglan Road – The Dubliners
The Boxer – Simon and Garfunkle
Fields Of Gold – Sting
Ain't No Sunshine – Bill Withers
Go Your Own Way – Fleetwood Mac
Fairytale Lullaby – John Martyn
Waterloo Sunset – The Kinks
Heroes – David Bowie
Who Knows Where the Time Goes – Sandy Denny
The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face – Roberta Flack
Every Little Thing She Does Is Magic – The Police
It Must Be Love – Madness
You Send Me – Sam Cooke
Stand By Me – Ben E. King
Ever Fallen In Love – Buzzcocks
Blues Run the Game – Jackson C. Frank
Suspicious Minds – Elvis Presley
Annie’s Song – John Denver
Wonderful World – Sam Cooke

Only Love – Ben Howard
Someone Like You – Kings of Leon
Just the Way You Are – Bruno Mars
Thinking Out Loud – Ed Sheeran
Photograph – Ed Sheeran
I Will Follow You Into the Dark – Death Cab for Cutie
I’m Yours – Jason Mraz
You & Me Song – The Wannadies
Sit Down – James
Cannonball – Damien Rice
Only You – Joshua Radin
Hey Ya – Outcast
Flowers In The Window – Travis
Ho Hey – The Lumineers
Yellow – Coldplay
We Found Love – Rhianna
You Got The Love – Candi Staton
Edward Sharpe – Home
Babylon – David Grey
Hold Back the River – James Bay
One Day Like This – Elbow
Bonfire Heart – James Blunt
Kids – MGMT
All of Me – John Legend
Little Lion Man – Mumford and Sons
Maybe Tomorrow – Stereophonics
High and Dry – Radiohead
Chocolate – Snow Patrol
Titanium – David Guetta
Young and Beautiful – Lana Del Rey
Wings – Birdy
Riptide – Vance Joy
Hey, Soul Sister – Train
Fireflies – Owl City
Let Her Go – Passenger
David Grey – The One I Love
Chasing Cars – Snow Patrol

Piano Repertoire
You Got a Friend in Me – Randy Newman
Tiny Dancer – Elton John
Babooshka – Kate Bush
Yesterday – The Beatles
Hey Jude – The Beatles
Moves Like Jagger – Maroon Five
Human Nature – Michael Jackson
Starman – David Bowie
Life on Mars – Davie Bowie
All Night Long – Lionel Richie
Africa – Toto
Message in bottle – The Police
Every Breath you take – The Police
Boston – More Than a Feeling
I Want You Back – Jackson 5
Wild World – Cat Stevens
Maneater – Hall and Oats
Call Me Al – Paul Simon
September – Earth Wind and Fire 
Sledgehammer – Peter Gabriel
Fly Me to the Moon – Frank Sinatra
Never Gonna Give You Up – Rick Astley
A Little Respect – Erasure
Hotel California – Eagles
Return to Sender – Elvis Presley
A Little Less Conversation – Elvis Presley, JXL
Moondance – Van Morrison
Don’t Stop Believin’ - Journey
Uptown Girl – Billy Joel
Lovely Day – Bill Withers
Lean on Me – Bill Withers
You’ve got a friend – Carol King
Good Vibrations – The Beach Boys
Ain’t No Mountain High Enough – Marvin Gaye
Superstition – Stevie Wonder
This Charming Man – The Smiths

Happy – Pharrell Williams
Get Lucky – Pharrell Williams
Rollin in the Deep – Adele
I'm Not the Only One – Sam Smith
Rather Be – Clean Bandit 
You Know I'm no Good – Amy Winehouse
Valerie – Amy Winehouse
Best Fake Smile – James Bay 
All of Me – John Legend
Shake it Off – Taylor Swift
Take Me to Church – Hozier
Just – Radiohead
Forget You – Celo Green
Senorita – Justin Timberlake
Don’t Speak – No Doubt
Do I Wanna Know – Arctic Monkeys
Don’t Look Back In Anger – Don’t look back in Anger
Mr. Brightside – The Killers
When You Were Young – The Killers
Teenage Dirtbag – Wheatus
Sex on Fire – Kings Of Leon
Pumped Up Kicks – Foster the People
We Are Young – Fun
Radioactive – Imagine Dragons
Last Night – The Strokes
Slow Motion – David Grey
Clocks – Coldplay
Viva La Vida – Coldplay
Dancing in the Moonlight – Toploader
Laura – Scissor Sisters
Take Your Mama Scissor Sisters
This Love Maroon 5
Californication – Red Hot Chilli Peppers
Don’t Speak – No Doubt









  • Want something special? Add a personal touch to your event with a unique song written and performed especially for you and your guests!
  • Graduate of the illustrious Birmingham Conservatorie.
  • Repertoire includes a mixture of contemporary (The Lumineers, Coldplay, Rihanna) & classic (The Beatles, Fleetwood Mac, David Bowie) as well as traditional folk pieces.
  • Previous performances include Oxjam, the Cambridge Folk Festival, and Birmingham's International Jazz & Blues Festival.

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Default lineup: 1 performer

Solo singer/guitarist & pianist.

* Graduate of the Birmingham Conservatorie.
* Can perform on guitar or piano or a set of each!
* Repertoire includes a mixture of contemporary (The Lumineers, Coldplay, Rihanna) & classic (The Beatles, Fleetwood Mac, David Bowie) material as well as some traditional folk pieces.
* Previous performances include Birmingham International Jazz and Blues Festival, Cambridge Folk Festival and Oxjam.

Will Herring is a pianist, guitarist and singer based in the West Midlands. Having received his degree from the Birmingham Conservatoire he performs often in and around Birmingham for gigs and events and has in the past performed at festivals including Oxjam, Birmingham International Jazz and Blues Festival, Cambridge, Whitby, and Moseley Folk Festivals, as well as performing as a finalist in the Brit awards’ ‘Big Music Project’ competition at the o2 indigo venue at the millennium dome. He has a passion for performing live and thoroughly enjoys every performance he delivers, with an ability to connect and communicate with an audience.

His Guitar set includes a mixture of classic and contemporary covers tied together with a gentle, folky style; he provides the perfect laid back background music for any event or function.
On Piano he covers upbeat party favourites to get everyone dancing and singing along.
For your event, Will is available to perform a vocal set accompanied by either instrument or one set on each.

Bespoke Song Composition
As a songwriter, Will Herring is able to write a 3-4 minute bespoke song perfectly tailored to suit you! Each unique song can include details about a person, a newly wed couple, an event and more...just provide Will with the information and he will work it into the piece. What's more, the song will be performed at your special event and professionally recorded so you can keep it forever. Please see booking options for more details.

Please note: Will Herring does not provide lighting.

Choose any of the following booking options when you hire Will Herring from Alive Network

  • Bespoke Song Composition (2 weeks minimum notice required) Add £300

    For Will to compose a 3-4 minute song, perform it at your special event and provide a professional recording

Choose one of the following performance options when you hire Will Herring from Alive Network

  • 2 x 60 minutes with vocals/piano £0
  • 2 x 60 minutes with vocals/guitar £0
  • 1 x 60 minutes with vocals/piano, 1 x 60 minutes with vocals/guitar £0