Adam is an incredibly versatile acoustic fingerstyle guitarist who brings a unique twist to your favourite songs. His style of playing includes the vocal melodies, rhythm, percussion and bass tracks of songs all on one instrument at the same time, creating a full sound on a solo guitar.
Adam has over 20 years of experience playing the guitar. Paired with a combination of styles, this has enabled him to play complex arrangements of a variety songs with great technical ability. He set out to be more than a 3 chord player of popular songs whilst wanting to keep the music accessible. With this in mind, his fingerstyle and percussive techniques were born.
Adam has previously studied music at college and university which helped to develop his style and performance, as well as many years performing weddings and private functions across the UK and Europe.
He's gained a wealth of valuable experience on the music scene along the way, honing his skills and earning recognition as well as endorsement by companies such as Tonewood Amp in the process.
With his unique style and capability, Adam can bring the sounds of several performers through one instrument in revamped arrangements of songs that suit all ages.
Adam was a pleasure to work with, from the get-go, he was so enthusiastic and was flexible to customise to our music choices and needs. His music sounded magical in a woodland venue where we held the ceremony. We would absolutely recommend him for weddings to leave the guests with something memorable and a good vibe on the day.
Adam was brilliant and a great talent - glad he came to entertain our guests!!
Adam was very easy to deal with in the build-up to our wedding and was personable on email and in person. His set was excellent and he picked up the mood of the wedding breakfast, tailoring his choice of songs perfectly. He added so much to our experience and the feedback from guests was 100% positive.
Adam was fantastic on the day and on the run up to the wedding and went as far as to learning a chosen song for my now wife to walk down the aisle to, which was beautiful. On the day, he set up at a couple of different locations and was so accommodating and professional. A really nice guy who I felt like I had known for longer than the few weeks direct correspondence we had. Guests couldn't speak highly of Adam either- I was complemented throughout the day & night. If ever I had another need for a musician i would definitely book Adam again and couldn't recommend him highly enough. Great guy, great performer and great booking on my part! ;)
We had an amazing day from start to finish and you helped make it what it was! Your set helped to set the atmosphere, it was absolutely brilliant and we can’t thank you enough. Thank you very much for playing for us, you were wonderful and many of our guests have commented on how brilliant you were.
Fantastic guitarist and lovely person to deal with. Would highly recommend!
I would like to say that Adam James was amazing! His music was perfect for our daughter's wedding celebrations and he really did go the extra mile to do everything to create the perfect ambiance for our guests arriving for their welcome drinks. We had a lot of compliments on how great it was. We would highly recommend him to everyone. Thank you once again, Adam.
We loved your music and had so many of our family & friends mention how much they enjoyed the guitarist. Thanks so much for helping make our day so memorable - and the fact your talent is equalled in your personality makes it so much better, was such a pleasure to have you play! Sorry it was so hot in the room you were playing it, but you appeared to handle it well!
Five out of five.
Perfect music, tailored to our requirements. Would recommend for any events.
Perfect for any occasion, all your favourite songs reimagined.
We give you a bespoke price based on the exact location of your event. The pricing below is based on a central location for your area so you have an idea of what your price will be. The exact price will be given in the booking process after you’ve provided the location details.
Does Adam sing?
Adam plays the vocal lines, rhythm, percussion and bass lines of a song all at the same time on his guitar. This replaces the vocals... and the rest of the band.
What is the best time for Adam to perform?
Adam can play at any time of day but usually during the afternoon/drinks reception will work best with this style.
My venue is a nightmare for audio amplification; can Adam play fully acoustic?
Absolutely, Adam is also one of few people who own, and is endorsed by Tonewood Amp. It sticks to the back of the acoustic guitar to produce effects and add a slight boost to the sound, completely acoustically. Please bear in mind that a large crowd and open space could still be overpowering to an acoustic guitar.
Can Adam bring along a PA system?
Yes, Adam has a state of the art PA system that is 1000 watts and battery powered, meaning that he can perform anywhere that is humanly habitable with no electricity needed. It takes up minimal space and can project sound evenly over the audience from front to back. Suitable for around 200 guests.
How much space/power does Adam require?
Around 2 x 2 metres is plenty and no power is required as Adam can use his battery operated PA system with 1000 watts of power.
If the weather changes, can Adam move indoors/outdoors?
Yes, absolutely. Adam's set up is incredibly portable and can be moved in minutes, easily and with minimal disruption.
Can Adam supply music between sets?
Yes, this will be a suitable pre-mixed playlist, however, he is happy to add in any available requests.
Can Adam learn a bespoke song for me?
With his style of playing covering melodies, rhythm, percussion and bass at the same time, new songs are welcome, however, it will be subject to suitability with the playing style/instrumentation.