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Strings and Roses

April Rose on vocals and Josh Wenham on guitar have formed the acoustic duo, Strings & Roses. Channeling soul, country, blues and pop, April Rose's passionate vocals and Josh's humble guitar skills are guaranteed to usher calming, soulful energy to any event.Whether it's an intimate gathering or a large event, the duo delivers a memorable experience that leaves a lasting impression.

The duo come with the full PA set up and offer lighting as an optional extra. All equipment is PAT tested and the duo have public liability insurance. All relevant paperwork can be presented on request. 

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The songs we love to perform. From classics such as Fleetwood Mac, George Michael and Billy Joel to modern hits by Paulo Nutini, Lily Allen and Chris Stapleton


  • All Night Long (Lionel Richie)

  • Bad Habits (Ed Sheeran)

  • Believe (Cher)

  • Big Yellow Taxi (Joni Mitchell)

  • Breakfast at Tiffany's (Deep Blue Something)

  • Build Me Up Buttercup (The Foundations)

  • Cake By the Ocean (DNCE)

  • Can't Help Falling In Love (Elvis Presley)

  • Counting Stars (One Republic)

  • Dancing in the Moonlight (Toploader)

  • Faith (George Michael)

  • Feel It Still (Portugal the Man)

  • Forget Me (Lewis Capaldi)

  • I Ain't Worried (One Republic)

  • I'm Still Standing (Elton John)

  • Levitating (Dua Lipa)

  • Maneater (Hall & Oates)

  • New Shoes (Paulo Nutini)

  • Nice to Meet You (Niall Horan)

  • Pompeii (Bastille)

  • Say So (Doja Cat)

  • She's So Lovely (Scouting for Girls)

  • Ship to Wreck (Florence and the Machine) 

  • Smile (Lily Allen)

  • Stick Season (Noah Khan)

  • Twist and Shout (The Beatles)

  • Uptown Girl (Billy Joel)

  • You'll Be In My Heart (Phil Collins)


  • 9 to 5 (Dolly Parton)

  • Anyhow (Tedeschi Trucks Band)

  • Big Yellow Taxi (Joni Mitchell)

  • Black Horse and the Cherry Tree (KT Tunstall)

  • Coming Home (Leon Bridges)

  • Dreams (Fleetwood Mac)

  • Don't Stop (Fleetwood Mac)

  • Landslide (Fleetwood Mac)

  • Layla (Eric Clapton)

  • Real Gone (Sheryl Crow)

  • Tennessee Whiskey (Chris Stapleton)

  • Waiting on the World to Change (John Mayer)



  • America (Razorlight)

  • Best Fake Smile (James Bay)

  • Chasing Cars (Snow Patrol)

  • Crocodile Rock (Elton John)

  • Englishman in New York (Sting)

  • Ever Fallen in Love (The Buzzcocks)

  • Everybody Wants to Rule the World (Tears for Fears)

  • Hey Jude (The Beatles)

  • I'm In Love With You (The 1975)

  • Kiss Me (Sixpence None The Richer)

  • Naive (The Kooks)

  • New Shoes (Paulo Nutini)

  • Over My Shoulder (Mike and the Mechanics)

  • Radioactive (Imagine Dragons)

  • Rockstar (Nickelback)

  • Run To You (Bryan Adams)

  • Send Me On My Way (Rusted Root)

  • Shape of My Heart (Sting)

  • Stuck in the Middle With You (Steelers Wheel)

  • There She Goes (The La's)

  • Times Like These (Foo Fighters)

  • Too Sweet (Hozier)

  • Best Part (Daniel Caesar ft H.E.R.)

  • Feet Don't Fail Me Now (Joy Crookes)

  • From The Start (Laufey)

  • Holding Back the Years (Simply Red)

  • I'd Rather Go Blind (Etta James)

  • Let's Stay Together (Al Green)

  • Never Too Much (Luther Vandross)

  • Put Your Records On (Corrine Bailey-Rae)

  • Superstition (Stevie Wonder)

  • Valerie (Amy Winehouse)

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