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Louise Cairns



  • Solo female vocalist and pianist
  • Wide repertoire
  • Can also perform at wedding ceremonies


Louise is based Glasgow but regularly plays throughout Scotland and the rest of the UK.

Standard Set Times

  • Three hours + breaks

About this Act

Louise Cairns is a solo pianist/vocalist who covers jazz, blues, motown, pop, classical and also her own original material. The set list can be tailored to suit the occasion. She has an extensive corporate, wedding, piano-bar and party experience and has toured extensively as a singer/songwriter.

Her diverse career began as a classical musician performing at the Edinburgh Festival and throughout Germany, singing with the Munich Philharmonic Orchestra. Her later progression to the worlds of pop, blues and jazz has seen her work with some of the biggest artists, record labels, studios (including Abbey Road) and promoters in the UK.

Currently, Louise is resident pianist at Metropolitan and The Corinthian in Glasgow and she is a regular on the UK live scene with shows at Celtic Connections 2011 and 2012, The Tron Theatre, City Halls and King Tuts in Glasgow, London's Bush Hall, Islington Bar Academy, The Cobden Club and Troubadour. She has toured throughout the UK, Ireland and US developing her reputation as an inspirational live performer.

Louise's music has been greatly received in New York City and was invited to play at the City’s ‘Tartan Week. Since 2005 Louise has been visiting the city and has played some of its most legendary venues including The Living Room, The Bitter End, Piano’s, Gramarcy Arts Club and Sin-e.

Her debut album was released in Jan 2011 and has received airplay on BBC Radio Scotland, BBC Radio York and CMR (Country Music Radio Nashville) as well as featuring in BBC Scotland’s ‘River City’.


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Set List

Natural Woman - Carole King
Earth Move - Carole King
You've Got a Friend - Carole King
River - Joni Mitchell
Your Song - Elton John
Tiny Dancer - Elton John
Piano Man - Billy Joel
May You Never - John Martyn
My Baby Just Cares For Me - Nina Simone
It Has To Be You - Frank Sinatra
Black Coffee - Billy Holiday
God Bless The Child - Billy Holiday
Feeling Good - Nina Simone
I Wish I Knew How - Nina Simone
Say a Little Prayer For You - Aretha Franklin
Isn't She Lovely - Stevie Wonder
You Are The Sunshine Of My Life - Stevie Wonder
Ain't No Mountain High Enough - Marvin Gaye & Tammi Tarrell
Walk On By - Dionne Warwick
Bridge Over Troubled Water - Simon and Garfunkel
California Dreamin - Mamas and papas
Easy - Commodores
My Girl - Temptations
Stand By Me - Ben E King
Dock Of The Bay - Otis Redding
Light My Fire - The Doors
Son Of a Preacher Man - Dusty Springfield
Take Another Little Piece Of My Heart - Dusty Springfield
Nobody does it better - Carly Simon
Can't Smile Without You - Barry Manilow
Hallelujah - Leonard Cohen
Trouble - Coldplay
Yellow - Coldplay
Chasing cars - Snow Patrol
Let It Be - The Beatles
Lady Madonna - The Beatles
Here Comes The Sun - George Harrison
Wild Horses - Rolling Stones
Imagine - John Lennon
Samson - Regina Spektor
You Give Me Something - James Morrison
How To Save a Life - The Fray
Wonderwall - Oasis
On a Day Like Today - Elbow
You And Me - Wannadies
Black And Gold - Sam Sparro
Valerie - The Zutons/Amy Winehouse
Back To Black - Amy Winehouse
Mercy - Duffy
Umbrella - Rhianna
If I Ain't Got You - Alicia Keys
Empire State Of Mind - Alicia Keys
With Every Hearbeat - Robyn
Don't Upset The Rhythm - Noisettes
Mama Do - Pixie Lott
Crazy - Gnarls Barkley
Sweet Dreams - Eurythmics
You Got The Love - Candy Staton
Sex On Fire - King Of Leon
Use Somebody - Kings Of Leon
Maps - Yeah Yeah yeahs
All The Lovers - Kylie
Dog Days Are Over - Florence and The Machine
I'm Yours - Jason Mraz


  • Solo female vocalist and pianist


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