The 1940's Vintage Singer
The 1940s Vintage Singer will take you back to the golden days, a time when music played a major role in raising the spirits of Britain.
She will take you on a musical journey from the 1920s through to the late 1940s and is willing to travel to just about anywhere in order to bring to you the nostalgic music of the era, setting the perfect tone to any event with her "voice of pure sunshine".
The 1940's Vintage Singer
The 1940s Vintage Singer has music that spans the 1920's and through to the late 1940s with many of the great hits from the Andrews Sisters, Vera Lynn, Ella Fitzgerald and Anne Shelton but to name a few.
The act is very versatile and can be applied to a whole host of events including; community functions, birthday party's, Christmas functions, New Years Eve events, Battle of Britain Balls, vintage tea parties, vintage fairs, military re-enactment and militaria events etc.
With a variety of outfits to perform in, the 1940s Vintage Singer can be suited and booted in her authentic 1940s WAAF Royal Air Force uniform. This is worn regularly during military events and performances underneath the wings of the wonderful aircraft of the era, right through to the beautiful tea dresses and evening dresses worn throughout the period.
- Solo Vocals
The 1920s (and earlier)
- Blue Skies
- Button Up Your Overcoat
- Tea for Two
- Danny Boy
- Keep the Homefires Burning
- Land of Hope and Glory (Pomp and Circumstance No1)
- Medley - Its a long way to Tipperary/Pack up your Troubles
- Teddy Bears Picnic
- Those Magnificent Men in their Flying Machines
- Bei Mir Bist Du Schon
- Cheek to Cheek
- Dream a little Dream
- Everything Stops for Tea
- It Don't Mean a Thing
- Lady is a Tramp
- Lilli Marlene
- Melancholy Baby
- Night and Day
- Somewhere over the Rainbow
- Sunny Side of the Street
- The Charleston
- Why Don't You Do Right
The 1940s (including World War 2 Songs)
- A Nightingale Sang in Berkley Square
- Accentuate the Positive
- At Last
- Beyond the Sea
- Bless 'Em All (Medley)
- Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy
- Chattanooga Choo Choo
- Dads Army Theme Tune
- Dambusters March (God is our Strength and Refuge)
- Don't Sit Under the Apple Tree
- Elmers Tune
- I Know Why
- In the Mood
- It's a Lovely Day Tomorrow
- Kiss Me Goodnight Sergeant Major (Medley)
- Moonlight Serenade
- Orange Coloured Sky
- Serenade in Blue
- Silver Wings in the Moonlight
- Sing Everybody Sing
- There'll Always Be an England
- Tico Tico
- We'll Meet Again
- We're 'Gonna Hang out the Washing (Medley)
- When the Lights Go On Again
- White Cliffs of Dover
- Wish Me Luck as you Wave Me Goodbye
- Carols - Various
- Frosty the Snowman
- It's Beginning to Look a lot like Christmas
- Jungle Bells
- Let it Snow
- Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer
- Santa Baby
- Santa Claus is Coming to Town
- The Christmas Song (Chestnuts Roasting on an Open Fire)
- White Christmas
- Winter Wonderland
Involved and engaged audience throughout performance. Tailored performance music to the age group/ preferences of the client. Excellent vocals.
Brilliant, especially with low numbers.
From start to finish, The 1940's Vintage Singer has been absolutely brilliant, really accommodating regarding our New Years Eve celebrations. Chatting with everyone and getting them involved on the dance floor... and what a voice! She could charm the birds from the trees. Thank you for an amazing evening and I would recommend 100% to anyone looking for a true professional.
Prompt and informative contact with Warble Entertainment and fantastic pre-event contact with Sarah-Jane our singer. Everyone who attended had a great time. Sarah-Jane was superb. Will definitely use Warble Entertainment again.
Fabulous set. One of the best 1940's singers around and such a pleasure to listen to. Thank you so much for making my night special, all the guests absolutely loved it!
- The Petwood Hotel - Woodhall Spa (Resident Vocalist)
- RAF Cranwell
- RAF Digby
- MOD Stafford
- RAF Wittering
- RAF Coningsby
- RAF Leeming
- RAF Linton On Ouse
- Woodhall Spa 1940s Festival (2012 onwards)
- Lincolnshire Historic Aviation Centre - East Kirkby
- The Lincolnshire Show
- The Lincoln 1940s weekend
- International Bomber Command Centre
- Lincoln BIG
- East Lindsay District Council
- North Kesteven District Council
- Doddington Hall
- Harlaxton Hall
- Metheringham Airfield
Do you have all of your own equipment?
Yes, I am a fully self contained solo vocalist with a fabulous Bose L1 Compact PA system which is suitable for most venues however I also have two additional Malone speakers for much larger venues in order to fill the room with the sounds of the era. I also perform using a vintage style microphone adding the perfect touch to your vintage event.
What performance length is your advertised fee based on?
The advertised fee is based on 2 x 45 minute performances within a 2 hour period.
How much time do you require to set up and sound check/pack down?
I arrive one hour prior to my performance in order to sound check and change and pack down immediatly post my final performance. An earlier arrival can be arranged and also a later pack down to avoid disruption for an additional fee.
What will you wear?
I am able to perform in both military and civilian attire with a replica WAAF 1940s Royal Air Force Uniform to suit those military themed events. I also have a variety of vintage style evening gowns with beautiful felt hats, and some more casual pretty tea dresses.
Do you take song requests?
Yes I am more than happy to learn new songs from any period in order to make your event even more special, an additional fee is charged for this service as long as a suitable accompaniment track can be sourced.
Can you provide background music between sets?
Yes, I provide background music in between sets as standard. I have a vast collection of pre-recorded music suited to the era in order to fill the gaps during set up/pack down and intervals.
Are you fully insured and PAT tested?
I have full public liability insurance and all my equipment is PAT tested yearly.
Can we hire you with a vintage DJ?
Yes, I can be booked with "The Vintage Gramophone DJ" to create a full vintage feel.
The advertised fee is based on 2 x 45 minute performances within a 2 hour period however I am able to perform the following set lengths:
- 1 x 60 Minutes
- 1 x 45 Minutes
- 2 x 30 Minutes (within a 90 minute period)
- 2 x 45 Minutes (within a 2 hour period)
- 3 x 30 Minutes (within a 2 hour period)
- 3 x 45 Minutes (within a 3 hour period)
Please Note: The fees indicated below are approximate and based on a central location for each county. They are intended to provide a rough guide only and exact quotes can only be given once the date and exact location of your event have been provided.