Formed in the 5* China World Hotel in Beijing, China; Foxgloves have a multitude of experience on the UK and International music scene. Formed of Jake (guitar/vocals) and Claire (lead vocals, guitar, ukelele, flute, percussion), they each bring a wealth of experience and talent to the act. Claire received a degree in Music Performance from the University of Sussex. She has performed in 7 piece jazz bands and gypsy jazz duos, all the way to 9 piece soul & funk bands as well as touring with various original artists.
Jake received a degree in Music Performance from the University of West London and has spent the past 5 years working on flagship cruise lines and 5* hotels around the world from Dubai to Miami to Alaska. He has lead 5 piece bands in the Middle East and performed as a Solo Singer/Guitarist in Dubai and on various ferries around the UK.
Since ending 2018 in Beijing, Foxgloves have been performing on various Brittany ships and 5* hotels around the Balearic Islands as well as private, business and charity events in the UK.
Claire MacGarvie on Lead Vocals, Backing Vocals, Percussion & Flute.
Claire’s vocals are Influenced by the likes of Amy Winehouse, Dusty Springfield, Joss Stone & Eva Cassidy. As well as writing and touring the UK & Europe in her original bands, Claire has over 10 years professional experience fronting various bands and acts performing at large V.I.P, televised, charity, business & private events across the UK & Europe such as The Volvo Vista Awards 2018, The Birmingham FC Awards 2015/2016, EVEREST 2k16, The Snowman Spectacular 2014/2015 & The YIA Awards to name a few. Claire has also had residencies in top hotels world wide such as The Shangri-La, Beijing, The Grand, Brighton & The Ritz, London.
After completing her classical grades (grade 8 singing) at performing arts school. Claire furthered her training at BIMM graduating with a BA Hons Degree in Professional Musicianship in 2015.
Session work includes library music for Radio Reverb & Codesouth FM.
Jake MacKay on Lead Vocals, Backing Vocals, Electric Guitar, Keys, Loops & Percussion.
Jake has played guitar since the age of 11. After passing his grade 8 at the age of 15, Jake went on to further his abilities and studied a degree in Music Performance at BIMM London. Since then Jake has performed professionally as a musician around the UK as well as the USA, Caribbean, Middle East, Asia & Europe.
Jake has years of professional experience performing in various bands and as a soloist around the world at hotels and onboard cruise ships such as The Shangri-La, Beijing, Carnival Dream, Palace Hotel Bahrain, Carnival Vista, Celebrity Solstice, Tui Hotels P&O Pride of Bruges/York/Hull & DFDS Princess.
Jakes playing is influenced by the likes of David Gilmore. As a singer/guitarist Jakes confidence and onstage charisma never fails entertain and get a crowd involved!
Band, DJ, Duo, Flute, Guitarist, Multi Instrumentalist, Singer (Vocalist), Songwriter
20s, 30s, 40s, 50s, 60s, 70s, 80s, 90s, Acoustic, Ballad, Blues, Commercial, Contemporary, Country, Covers, Dance, English, Folk, Funk, Hard Rock, Indie, Instrumental, Jam, Jazz, Mainstream, Multi Genre, Oldies, Old School, Original, Party , Pop, Positive Vibes, Rap, R&B, Reggae, Reggaeton, Retro, Rhythmic, Rock, Rock and Roll, Ska, Soul, Soulful, Top 40, Upbeat, Urban
Hotels & Restaurants, Clubs & Pubs, Wedding, Festival, Public Event, Cruise Ship, Corporate Event, Children Birthday, Private Party, Bachelor Party, Exhibition