UK based multi-instrumentalist singer-songwriter Luke Yates beguiles audiences with stories of love, lust, life, freedom and adventure. He draws on experiences from travelling the world with a guitar, vocal coaching for the world’s leading contemporary choir, managing a successful music venue and performing in over 80 countries. Luke has performed at a wide array of occasions, weddings and function events around the world including performances for celebrities and has been booked by some of the world’s most prestigious venues including The Savoy, The Dorchester and most recently the exclusively owned private yacht: The World.
Last year Luke began working with mentor Judy Stakee (Gavin DeGraw, Sheryl Crow, Katy Perry, The Civil Wars). He’s spent time honing his craft with influences including Glen Hansard, Damien Rice, Regina Spektor, Jamie Cullum and Imogen Heap. Luke has some big gigs lined up this year including the legendary venues The Troubadour and The Bedford. He is releasing his debut E.P in May 2016.

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South East UK

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South East UK


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Example Setlist
  1. You Give me Something – James Morrison
  2. Little Lion Man – Mumford and Sons
  3. Don’t Stop The Music – Rhianna
  4. The Man Who Can’t Be Moved – The Script
  5. Wonderful World – Sam Cooke
  6. The Way You Make Me Feel – Michael Jackson
  7. You’ve Got a Friend in Me – Randy Newman
  8. Fast Car – Tracy Chapman
  9. Livin on a Prayer – Bon Jovi
  10. Hit the Road Jack – Ray Charles
  11. Superstition – Stevie Wonder
  12. Ain’t no Sunshine – Bill Withers

Luke – Thank you so much!! Still on a high to be honest – such an amazing day but so surreal! It really was the people there that made it. You did a fantastic job and various guests have continued to rave about you all this week! Can’t thank you enough for ravelling down & creating an amazing atmosphere. My maid of honour was reduced to tears when she heard Boston during the meal, she wasn’t expecting it! – Alex L 

Hi Luke, I just wanted to say thank you for performing at our wedding reception over Easter. We are only just back to reality! It was great and the guests loved your playing. We really appreciated you helping out last minute (and the Disney requests!) – Katie H 

“I would like to congratulate you on your style and expertise. Apart from the ability to put your own stamp on all the songs you performed on piano and guitar, I loved your interaction with the audience. It’s not enough these days to be able to play, you need to play what they want and when they want it. That’s what you do.
My wife and I were blown away when we went for a quiet drink after dinner, and there you were playing the guitar, singing, and setting a great mood under the stars.. Well done and good luck with the future. I’m sure you will be very busy with a talent like that.” — Maurice Grumbleweed

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