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Sarah Laing

Music

Overview

  • Female vintage style act
  • Repertoire extends from the 40s to present day, from Doris Day to Caro Emerald and a bit of everything in between
  • Performs solo with backing tracks

Location

Sarah is based in Edinburgh and regularly performs there and the surrounding areas including East Lothian and Glasgow.

Standard Set Times

  • One 1 hour set
  • Two 45 minute set with one 15 minute break
  • Three 45 minute sets with two 15 minute breaks
  • Sarah is happy to discuss any particular set lengths that would suit your event.

About this Act

Sarah Laing is a vintage style solo singer from Edinburgh with a large repertoire of songs from the 40s to present day. Singing songs from a variety of artists through the decades including Vera Lynn, Doris Day, Cilla Black, Dusty Springfield and Caro Emerald and a range of different musical genres including jazz, pop and rock and roll.

She can be booked for weddings including for evening reception, drinks reception, signing of the register and for any other music you require on the day. Sarah can also be booked for parties (including birthday and anniversary parties) and corporate events. She is happy to tailor set lists and styles of music to suit the specific needs or theme.

Sarah is also the creator and performer of the show 'The Music of Doris Day' which has been performed at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2015 and 2016 and also at the Penge Festival London.

Set List

40s
A Nightingale Sang in Berkeley Square - Vera Lynn
Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy – The Andrews Sisters
Don’t Sit Under the Apple Tree – The Andrews Sisters
Swinging on a Star - Bing Crosby
We'll Meet Again - Vera Lynn

50s
Fever – Peggy Lee
Lipstick on Your Collar – Connie Francis
Magic Moments - Perry Como
Perhaps, Perhaps, Perhaps – Doris Day
Secret Love – Doris Day
Stupid Cupid - Connie Francis
Teachers Pet – Doris Day
That’ll Be the Day – Buddy Holly
Whatever will be, Will Be (Que Sera Sera) – Doris Day
Wonderful World – Sam Cook

60s
Anyone Who Had a Heart – Cilla Black
Da Do Ron Ron – The Crystals
Dream a Little Dream of Me – Mama Cass
I Only Wanna Be with You – Dusty Springfield
To Sir with Love - Lulu
Walkin’ Back to Happiness – Helen Shapiro
Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow – The Shirelles

70s to present day
9-5 - Dolly Parton
A Thousand Years – Christina Perri
Dreams – Fleetwood Mac
Hold Back the River - James Bay
I Will Always Love You – Dolly Parton
Just Be – Paloma Faith
Songbird – Fleetwood Mac
(They Long to Be) Close to You – The Carpenters
Thinking out Loud – Ed Sheeran
We’ve Only Just Begun – The Carpenters

Jazz and the Great American Songbook
Bewitched, Bothered and Bewildered - Ella Fitzgerald
Fly Me to the Moon – Julie London
Get Happy – Judy Garland
L O V E – Nat King Cole
Manhatten – Ella Fitzgerald
Moon River - Andy Williams
Night and Day – Ella Fitzgerald
The Lady is a Tramp – Ella Fitzgerald


And many more!

Lineup

  • One female singer with backing tracks

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