Wayne Devlin

  ' THE CROONER '     


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Wayne Devlin BCAa

Singer of the Great American Songbook
Presenter/Actor
Writer

Wayne's Recent Interview on Irish TV

Wayne Devlin is a singer of the Great American Songbook, presenter, actor and writer. He is currently working on a television music game show concept and a music documentary called 'The Crooner' that tells the story of the art of crooning and how it began. Wayne studied method acting in Manchester, London and then New York. He is also known as one of the finest 'Rat Pack style' vocalists in the UK. As well as singing at some of the major fund-raising balls in the UK, Wayne and his wife have also staged their own charity Rat Pack shows in their local area and Wayne has won several awards for raising a large amount of money for various charities. In 2018 Wayne was invited to Buckingham Palace to the Queen's Garden Party, which he attended with his wife. In 2019 he received a volunteer award for services to his community and in 2020 he received the High Sheriff of Greater Manchester Special Recognition Award for outstanding activity and contribution to the community. In 2021 he was awarded the Prime Minister's Points of Light Award for his community work during COVID-19 and in 2022 he received the honour of a British Citizens Award for services to the Arts and a personal invite from the Prime Minister Boris Johnson to 10 Downing Street for a reception in recognition of his charity work. Wayne lives in Manchester with his wife Val. 


Enquiries: devlinbookings@aol.com

Wayne instinctively tailors his craft for the corporate world. He has worked with me on many projects including events hosting, training support, business simulation role playing and more. I know I can rely on him 100%. I have no hesitation in recommending his services to any organisation

Jeremy Blain, CEO PerformanceWorks International

Wayne Proud of His Newry Roots



Wayne's father was from Newry in County Down, South Armagh, Northern Ireland and he is extremely proud to both support and promote Newry City in any way that he can out of respect of and in honour of his father Patrick Joseph Devlin RIP. 


You can learn more about Newry by clicking HERE: 

Wayne pictured wearing the shirt of Newry City Athletic Football Club. You can learn more about Newry AFC by clicking HERE:

Reviews

"Dear Wayne, 
Thank you so much for your great performance at Kym's Archie’s Footprint Ball, everyone enjoyed it, and we had a lot of great comments about you".
David & Pauline Marsh

"Wayne has performed at a number of our events and never fails to impress guests with his amazing voice. He adds an element of fantastic and we wouldn’t hesitate to recommend him to our clients".

Emily Jennings

Events Director

“Wayne Devlin, what a good guy, it’s a great song. (What Colour Is The Wind) Love it. I applaud and support all he does“.

Ian McShane

"Triple threat singer with the sounds and style of Sinatra himself. I felt like I was transported back to Ceasars Palace, Las Vegas. Wayne Devlin is a talent to watch out for."

Simon Gross-Aka Showbiz

"Wayne Devlin has performed for us on a few occasions. For a huge charity event at Bolton Football Club and we hired him again to sing Tyson into the ring when he was to fight Haye. A true gentleman and fantastic singer"
Peter Fury

"Wayne Devlin is regarded as one of the finest rat pack vocalists in the U.K."

The Manchester Evening News

"If you’ve not heard Wayne Devlin sing then I highly recommend that you do. He’s an amazing talent."

- Jimmi Harkishin

"If there is hope for the future and having the delivery of beautiful music - Devlin is the delivery man."
Gaye Blann,
Las Vegas Entertainment Guide

"Wayne Devlin has a vocal style that has been likened to a young Frank Sinatra; crooning, seductive and incredibly soulful. His lyrical talent is familiar, yet new, classic yet innovative, and without any effort at all Devlin is bringing jazz back into our ears and hearts".

Francis Duckett-Pike

Manchester University Students Union

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Wayne is currently working on a documentary called 'The Crooner' that tells the story of crooning from its very beginnings with the invention of the microphone, through its history with all the wonderful characters who were classed as the great crooners and continues up to the crooners of today. More information coming soon.