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A kind of modern-day Troubadour, Odetta has been gaining rave reviews for her live performances across the UK with her unique take on a well known song, highly accomplished musicianship and extensive repertoire.

Odetta knows how to create that "big" sound ideal for Friday or Saturday night entertainment, or even a toned down weekday set. Spanning an impressive ten year musical career, Odetta has a truly versatile style that can be tailored to suit a vast range of different audiences and age groups.

Odetta has shared the bill with musical legends such as Joan Baez, The Stranglers, Eddie Reader and Bob Dylan amongst others, and is therefore no stranger to entertaining large audiences.

It's also worth noting that Odetta prefers to keep her sound 'live' - so you won't find any backing tracks or pre-recorded material at one of her nights - what you see and hear is pure live acoustic entertainment - just exceptional guitar playing and soaring vocals. If required, Odetta also uses a vocal harmoniser pedal, acheiving the effect of two vocals, live, with a unique fuller sound and fantastic soaring harmonies!

Whether it be for a wedding, a private party, a hotel bar, a restaurant or a corporate function - experience an evening of spellbindingly good music - this is pure live acoustic entertainment at its sweetest and best!

Your Event:

Odetta is a professional with over ten years music industry experience, and will make sure that throughout your event, you and your guests will be entertained and provided with a high quality of music that will fit the mood of the occasion just right. Odetta carefully chooses just the right songs from her extensive repertoire and ensures they are tailored to suit each event perfectly.

Odetta always looks glamorous and professional, and when it comes to your event, is also flexible on timings, arriving early if necessary to set up therefore avoiding any unnecessary interruptions to your event. Set up time is usually just less than one hour. Odetta is also extremely flexible with the planning and delivery of each show, and is happy to work with any themes or ideas that you may have in mind for your special occasion.

Act Information


Odetta - Solo Vocals & Guitar.

Also included

Odetta is fully self-contained using a 500 watt P.A system (2 x 12 inch 250w speakers and powered amp), Shure SM58 beta microphones, Tanglewood electro-acoustic guitar, tri-colour lighting and music playlists provided on iPod or CD between sets at no extra cost.
Odessa is also covered by Public Liability Insurance and all electrical equipment is fully PAT tested.


South East based and will travel to these areas: South East, South West, Midlands, Wales.

Previous Clients

Mercedes Benz
The Kia Oval, London
Newbury Racecourse
Fjordline Cruises
French Brothers Boat Functions
Notley Abbey, Thame
The Millhouse Hotel, Reading
The Fox Restaurant, Haverhill
The Old Ticket Hall, Windsor
The Crown Hotel, Amersham
Delbury Hall, Shropshire
Coltsfoot Country Retreat
The Millhouse Hotel, Reading


Odessa played at our wedding and was superb, I wouldn't hesitate to recommend her to anyone.

-Kate Harding

"Odetta was just stunning. She not only exceeded all expectations, but was very flexible when we requested that she play an extra set. Both her voice and her repertoire helped turn a good 40th garden party into an awesome day (and evening) for all. We will definately book her again."

- Pierre, Ascot, Berks - June 2012

"Odetta was brilliant and a gorgeous person to work with. She performed two excellent sets which were quite honestly the highlight of the night. Not only does she have a fantastic voice but she also knows how to play guitar! Absolute quality!”

- Dominic Reed Boat Tours – Feb 2012

"Thank you Odetta for your fantastic performance on Saturday evening. You played all the right songs to create just the right atmosphere – our guests loved you too. We'd like to thank you again for helping make our wedding day so memorable, it was everything we had hoped for."

- Samantha & James, Windsor – Oct 2011

"Odetta was amazing. Both myself and my guests were delighted by her singing and playing and we would definitely recommend her for future events. It was a fun and thoroughly enjoyable evening.”

- John Maynard, Director ICE – Sept 2011

"I’d like to say thank you again for making my 40th birthday party such an unforgettable night! You played all our requests and your style and sound suited the evening perfectly.”

- Kate Bright, Watford – March 2011


Stunning Vocal and Guitar Work.
Extensive Repertoire of Well Known Songs.
Professional with over 10 years performance experience.



50's & 60's
Ben E. King Stand By Me
Bob Dylan IÂ’ll be Your Baby Tonight
Bob Dylan Knocking On Heavens Door
Bob Dylan Like A Rolling Stone
Buddy Holly Peggy Sue
Christy Moore Black Is The Colour
Creedence Clearwater Revival Proud Mary
Ella Fitzgerald Summertime
Janis Joplin Piece of My Heart
Johnny Cash Jackson
Johnny Mercer Autumn Leaves
Mack Rice / Wilson Pickett Mustang Sally
Mary Hopkins Those Were The Days
Otis Reading SittinÂ’ On The Dock of the Bay
Ralph McTell Streets of London
Simon & Garfunkel Homeward Bound
Simon & Garfunkel KathyÂ’s Song
Simon & Garfunkel Wednesday Morning 3am
The Animals House of the Rising Sun
The Beatles Help!
The Beatles Ticket To Ride
The Beatles YouÂ’ve Got To Hide Your Love Away
The Drifters Under The Boardwalk
The Kinks Lazing On A Sunny Afternoon
The Kinks Thank You For The Days
Tom Paxton The Last Thing on My Mind
Van Morrison Brown Eyed Girl
Van Morrison Moondance

70's & 80's
Bad Company Feel Like MakinÂ’ Love
Bill Withers AinÂ’t No Sunshine
Bill Withers Just The Two Of Us
Blondie Denis Denis
Blondie The Tide Is High
Bob Marley No Woman No Cry
Bob Marley Three Little Birds (DonÂ’t Worry About A Thing)
Bon Jovi Living On A Prayer
Bronski Beat Small Town Boy
Bryan Adams Run To You
Carly Simon YouÂ’re So Vain
Cat Stevens Wild World
Crosby Stills & Nash Teach Your Children
Culture Club Karma Chameleon
Cyndi Lauper Time After Time
Del Amitri NothinÂ’ Ever Happens
Dolly Parton Jolene
Don McLean American Pie
Doobie Brothers Listen To The Music
Doobie Brothers Long Train Running
Dougie MacLean Caledonia
Eric Clapton Wonderful Tonight
Erasure Respect
Fairground Attraction Perfect
Feargal Sharkey A Good Heart
Fleetwood Mac Dreams
Fleetwood Mac Everywhere
Fleetwood Mac Landslide
Fleetwood Mac Rhiannon
Fleetwood Mac Songbird
Fleetwood Mac Tell Me Lies
Foreigner I Wanna Know What Love Is
George Harrison Got My Mind Set On You
George Michael Faith
Grease YouÂ’re The One That I Want
Green Day Time of Your Life
Guns NÂ’ Roses Sweet Child OÂ’ Mine
Hazel OÂ’Conner Will You
Heart Alone
Heart These Dreams
Irene Cara Fame
Irish Rovers Star Of The County Down
John Denver Country Roads
John Denver AnnieÂ’s Song
John Mellencamp Jack & Diane
Joni Mitchell Big Yellow Taxi
Judie Tzuke Stay With Me Till Dawn
Kirsty MacColl / Billy Bragg New England
Lynyrd Skynyrd Sweet Home Alabama
Madonna La Isla Bonita
Men At Work Men Down Under
Neil Young Heart of Gold
Prince Purple Rain
Queen Crazy Little Thing Called Love
Roberta Flack Killing Me Softly With His Song
Rod Stewart I DonÂ’t Wanna Talk About It
Sade Smooth Operator
Simon & Garfunkel Cecilia
Stealers Wheel Stuck In the Middle with You
Steve Miller Band Abracadabra
Steve Miller Band The Joker
Sting Englishman in New York
Sting Roxanne
Suzanne Vega Luka
Tasmin Archer Sleeping Satellite
The Eagles Hotel California
The Eagles Lying Eyes
The Eagles Peaceful Easy Feeling
The Eagles Take it Easy
The Eagles Take It to the limit
The Eurythmics Here Comes The Rain
The Pogues Dirty Old Town
The Primitives Crash
The Rolling Stones Wild Horses
Tom Petty FreefallinÂ’
Tom Petty Learning To Fly
Tom Petty WonÂ’t Back Down
Tracy Chapman Baby Can I Hold You Tonight
Tracy Chapman Talking ‘bout a Revolution
T-Rex Get It On
U2 One
U2 With or Without You
Womack & Womack Teardrops

90's To Present
Adele Make You Feel My Love
Ace of Base All That She Wants
Alanis Morissette Ironic
Alanis Morissette You Oughta Know
Amy MacDonald This Is The Life
4 Non Blondes WhatÂ’s up?
Britney Spears Toxic
Coldplay Fix You
Coldplay Yellow
Crowded House Four Seasons in One Day
Damien Rice Cannonball
Damien Rice Volcano
David Gray Sail Away
Deep Blue Something Breakfast at TiffanyÂ’s
Duffy Mercy
Eagle Eyed Cherry Save Tonight
Ed Sheeran - A-Team
Ed Sheeran - Lego House (Love You Better Now)
Eva Cassidy / Sting Fields Of Gold
Eva Cassidy Wade In The Water
Everything But The Girl Missing
Foo Fighters Times like These
Glee / Journey DonÂ’t Stop BelievinÂ’
Gnarls Barkley Crazy
Hot house Flowers DonÂ’t Go
James Blunt YouÂ’re Beautiful
James Morrison Broken Strings
Jason Mraz IÂ’m Yours
Joan Osborne One of Us
Katy Perry California Gurls
Katy Perry Firework
Katy Perry I Kissed A Girl
KD Lang Constant Craving
Kings Of Leon Sex Is On Fire
Kings Of Leon Use Somebody
Kylie Minogue CanÂ’t Get You Out Of My Head
Maria McKee Show Me Heaven
Maroon 5 She Will Be Loved
Martha And The Muffins Echo Beach
Modjo Lady
Nickel Creek Reasons Why
Norah Jones DonÂ’t Know Why
Oasis DonÂ’t Look Back In Anger
Oasis Slideaway
Oasis Wonderwall
Paul Weller You Do Something To Me
Radiohead High & Dry
Razorlight America
Richard Ashcroft Drugs DonÂ’t Work
Ronan Keating You Say It Best
Sam Sparro Black & Gold
Sarah McLachlan Angel
Semisonic Secret Smile
Sheryl Crow Everyday Is a Winding Road
Sheryl Crow Strong Enough
Sixpence Non The Richer Kiss Me
Snow Patrol Chasing Cars
Snow Patrol Run
Stereophonics Maybe Tomorrow
The Corrs Runaway
The Cranberries Zombie
The Cure Friday IÂ’m In Love
The Darkness I Believe in a Thing Called Love
The LaÂ’s There She Goes
The Levellers Fifteen Years
The Proclaimers 500 Miles
Taylor Swift - Trouble
Tina Arena Sorrento Moon
Travis Sing
Travis Why Does It Always Rain On Me
Zutons / Amy Winehouse Valerie

Extra Costs

The price brackets above should be used as a guide only as all quotes are bespoke.

Performance times for most acts except Tributes and some other Unique performers are usually 2 x 60 minute sets or 3 x 40 min sets.

(If you require the act to perform longer than these times you may incur extra costs.)

Travel costs vary depending on the act and will be included to the quote given to you by our agents.

Our acts would usually expect to arrive around 6pm and to be finished around midnight.

(If you need the act to arrive earlier or finish later there may be extra costs but these can be negotiated.)