Classical Guitarist

Adam Flanagan

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Classical Guitarist
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Professional Guitarist/Bassist available in Hampshire & London for bookings. Pop/rock & solo classical guitar. Also available for production

Adam is a professional musician of more than 20 years of performance experience, having performed all over the country at venues such as Royal Festival Hall and having been seen by the likes of James Corden, Kevin Keegan, Andy Goldstein and many more. He performs primarily as a guitarist (performing both on electric & classical/acoustic) although he also performs regularly as a bassist as well. Adam also works as a guitar tutor at various schools in London, often teaching individual, group & ensemble workshops to students of all ages. He has recently been working on his composition portfolio, writing songs for rock & TV, and contributing to the new drum education series 'Skins Drum Performance Method' More info soon!

Performance details
I can perform outdoors
I have a car I can use to travel to gigs
I require car parking close to venues
I can perform with backing tracks
I can perform while walking around a venue
My equipment is PAT tested
I own a PA system
Christmas, Classical, Film / TV music, Contemporary classical, Musical theatre, Jazz, Blues, Pop, Acoustic, Ambient pop, Covers, Motown, Soul, Top 40, Tribute, Vintage, Folk, Bluegrass, Folk rock, Country, Classical crossover, Easy listening, Rock, Britpop, Classic rock, Indie, World music, Flamenco, Tango, Traditional church music, Triphop, Electronic, Ambient, 1990s era music, 1980s era music, 1970s era music, 1960s era music, 1950s era music, Postmodern jukebox jazz, Originals, Experimental, Light music, Noise music, Funk, Funk rock, Karaoke, R&B, Disco, Americana, Hip Hop, Alternative rock, Hard rock, Pop rock, Post rock, Power rock, Progressive rock, Punk rock, Rock 'n' Roll, Synth rock
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Event types:
Wedding, Wedding proposal, Funeral / Memorial service, Hotel / Restaurant event, Bar / Club / Venue event, Private event, Corporate event, Charity event, Concert, Recording session, Birthday party, Christmas party, New Year's Eve
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Other skills:
Arranger, Audio engineer, Composer, Lyricist, Sound technician, Songwriter, Producer, Transcription, Fluent sight-reader, Fluent improviser, Live looping, Perfect pitch, Instrumental teaching, Theory teaching, Composition teaching, Examiner
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Song list

Ain't Misbehavin' (Jazz)
Air on a G String (Classical)
All of Me (John Legend)
Amazing Grace (Trad.)
Angels (Robbie Williams)
Annie Song (John Denver)
Autumn Leaves (Joseph Kosma)
Ave Maria (Classical)
Beauty & The Beast (Theme)
Blue Moon (Jazz)
Bourree in E Minor (Classical)
Bring Him Home (Muscial)
Brown Eyed Girl (Van Morrison)
Budapest (George Ezra)
Burn (Ellie Goulding)
Can't Help Falling in Love with You (Elvis Presley)
Cavatina (Theme/Classical)
Classical Gas (Mason Williams)
Close to You (Carpenters)
Don't Look Back in Anger (Oasis)
Don't Wanna Miss a Thing (Aerosmith)
El Choclo (Latin)
Every Breath You Take (Police)
Everything I Do (Bryan Adams)
Fly Me to the Moon (Jazz)
Gran Vals (Classical)
Half the World Away (Oasis)
Havana (Camila Cabello)
Here Comes the Sun (Beatles)
Ho Hey (Lumineers)
Hold Back the River (James Bay)
I Will Always Love You (Dolly Parton/Whitney Houston)
I'm Yours (Jason Mraz)
In My Life (Beatles)
Isn't She Lovely (Stevie Wonder)
Let it Go (Musical)
Light my Fire (Doors)
Londonerry Air (Trad.)
Misty (Jazz)
Moonlight Sonata (Classical)
My Heart will go on (Film)
Nothing Else Matters (Metallica)
Ode to Joy (Classical)
Perfect (Ed Sheeran)
Radioactive (Imagine Dragons)
Satin Doll (Jazz)
Sound of Silence (Simon & Gafunkel)
Spanish Romance (Classical)
Speed of Sound (Coldplay)
Summertime (Jazz)
Take Five (Jazz)
Tears in Heaven (Eric Clapton)
The Girl From Ipanmea (Latin)
Thinking out Loud (Ed Sheeran)
Thousand Years (Christina Perri)
True Colours (Cyndi Lauper)
What a Wonderful World (Louie Armstrong)
Wonderful Tonight (Eric Clapton)
Yellow (Coldplay)
...and many more!
Customer questions

What if my timings change after I've booked you?

I always try my best to be as flexible as possible to ensure your event runs as smoothly as possible. If timings changes slightly in the run up to the event, then please let me know at the earliest convinience.

Can you provide an iPod/DJ service before and between your sets?

I can provide backing background music between sets and breaks from performance. I provide this service free as a standard part of my service.

How much time do you need to set up?

For solo guitar work, I’m usually set up within 15 minutes after load in. Where possible, I can play a playlist of songs in preparation for the performance.

Can I pick the pieces you play from the set list?

My setlists are crafted from countless performances & experience learning what’s best for guests to enjoy and sing along to. However, I’m more than happy to learn song requests ie bride entrance music etc for your event.

Do you bring all the equipment you need to perform?

Yes! I provide my own instruments and amplification for your event.

Can you learn specific pieces before the event?

Yes; there’s a good chance I may already know your request as I’ve learnt 100s of songs over the last decade. Please inform me of requests as soon as possible to guarantee them being included as part of the set.

What do your clients love most about your performances?

With all performances, I give my upmost to perform to the best of my abilities, ensuring there's fun and passion, adding to the great atmosphere of your event.

Which venues have you performed at in the past?

Royal Festival Hall, Rose Theatre, and many more venues!

Which artists have you been most influenced by?

John Williams, Tommy Emmanuel, Mike Dawes, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Eagles, Jon Gomm, Martin Taylor, Derek Trucks and many more...

What is the most high profile gig you've performed?

Royal Festival Hall.


Note: prices may vary based on travel distance. For an exact quote, click “Check availability”.

Standard Prices
Performance durationPrice
Short performance (up to 15 min)£80
Up to 1 hour£160
Up to 2 hours£230
Up to 3 hours£320
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Becky B, 3 months ago

Really pleased with Adam

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Li F, 1 year ago

Great repertoire - thank you for helping make the day so special, Adam

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Jo B, 2 years ago

Thank you again for an amazing night, everyone was blown away by you and the band. Perfect, right mix, right energy and Bonfire Heart [First Dance Request] was amazing.

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Sarah H, 2 years ago

Discovered headlined our garden festival HogFest July 2017 and they were fantastic. Their song list ensured that everyone was up on their feet from the off. It was an amazing night and we have already rebooked them for Hogfest 4 in 2018.

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