Jake and Ian - Function / Party Band | Birmingham, West Midlands(4 Reviews)
Based In: Birmingham, West Midlands
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When it comes to your your event Jake and Ian are the perfect band to provide live music and entertainment. From beautiful acoustic sets to a high-energy performance to get the dance-floor rocking, we’re ready to support your requirements.
After formalities, we turn the party lights on, kick the energy levels right up, and the dance-floor becomes the focus. We are not the shy type of entertainment that plays background music all night – our live energy and audience interaction starts the party from the word go, and will blow your guests away, getting everyone up on the dance floor. Gre ... at music is what a lot of people will remember about your wedding reception, party or corporate event, and you can trust us to get it just right!
Our latest set-list can be accessed here: https://jakeandian.com/set-list-1
Jake is a singer-songwriter that has an incredible talent, one that has seen him support The Saturdays, Example and Matt Cardle. Previously signed to EMI, Jake has performed to over 250,000 people at the UK’s most popular arenas.
In 2017 Jake completed a contract with Carnival Cruise Line in the USA, part of the cast for Musical Theatre production show ‘America Rocks’ touring the world and fronting an amazing live band across America.
Following being signed to a dance label on his return from the US and meeting Ian Hughes who remixed one of the tracks for its relea ... se on OpenHouse Records, ‘Jake & Ian’ was born, performing at venues such as Symphony Hall, weddings at Peckforton Castle and Birstmorton Court, through to securing corporate events with Colgate and NHS with 5-star reviews across the board.
With a truly unrivalled voice, great confidence and a warm sense of humour, your guests will enjoy the energy, interaction and performance Jake will bring to your event.
A Birmingham born musician, studying the piano from an early age. Ian has a love of piano, guitar and drums and has played the instruments throughout his career. In later years, following a keen interest in music technology and production, Ian went on to become Sales Director for Roland (UK) one of the world’s leading music technology organisations.
Ian has developed as a skilled music producer, writing with artists in the UK and Canada and working with the finest mastering engineers, which have led to several label signings and having his music featured in a number of US films.
He was runner up in the ISC 2016 International Songwriting Competition, for the song Summer Rain co-written with William Makrigaini as voted for by Lorde and Bastille and has regularly featured on BBC Introducing in the last two years.
Ian is a proud father of two young children, a director of a successful software agency and one half of Jake & Ian performing and DJ’ing at prestigious venues across the UK, enjoying performing for magical ceremonies and ‘live lounge’ style acoustic sets through to filling dance-floors up and down the country with infectious party sets featuring of the best in pop, soul, RnB and dance music utilising the latest PA technology and stage lighting.
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2020 National Wedding Regional Finalist
Bark 2019 - Birmingham Best Band Awards Winner
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