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Alex plays as singer-guitarist and as a guitarist across the South West.

Alex plays as singer-guitarist and solo guitarist across the South West. He covers many styles of music mainly from the 40's to the present day. Having played many 100's of gigs professionally for parties and private events he provides a varied setlist that can be sung along, danced with or just enjoyed. He can also learn specific music for your music function. As well as accompanying himself on the guitar he can sing to backing tracks. Located in North Dorset he covers the counties of Dorset, Devon, Somerset, and Wiltshire. As well as a singer Alex is a trained classical guitarist who when required can also provide background instrumental music.

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 while walking around a venue
My equipment is PAT tested
I own a PA system
1950s era music, Classical crossover, Film / TV music, Folk, Country, Latin jazz, Swing, Acoustic, Americana, Rock 'n' Roll, Indie, Classical, Musical theatre, Light music, 1920s era music, 1930s era music, 1940s era music, 1960s era music
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Event types:
Birthday party, Wedding, Wedding proposal, Funeral / Memorial service, Church service, Hotel / Restaurant event, Bar / Club / Venue event, Private event, Corporate event, Charity event, Recording session, Christmas party, New Year's Eve
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Other skills:
Composer, Songwriter, Producer, Transcription, Lyricist, Arranger, Instrumental teaching, Music therapy, Composition teaching, Community music worker, Fluent improviser, Theory teaching
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Song list

1930's, 40's, 50's
Blue Moon
Beyond The Sea
Can't Help Falling in Love
Catch a Falling Star
Cruising Down the River
Daisy Bell
Danny Boy
Drunken Sailor
Dream a Little Dream
Do Re Mi
Hello Mary Lou
Hound Dog
If I'd Knew You Were Coming
Its a Long Way To Tipperary
Leaning on a Lamppost
Love Me Tender
Mairzy Doats
Moon River
Michael Row Your Boat Ashore
My Bonnie Is Over The Ocean
Oh What A Beautiful Morning
Oh When The Saints
On The Sunny Side of The Street
Over The Rainbow
Que Sera
Skye Boat Song
Singing in the Rain
She'll Be Coming Round The Mountain
Show Me The Way to Go Home
Summer Holiday
There'll Be Bluebirds Over
The Wonder of You
We'll Meet Again
What a Wonderful World
When You're Smiling
Unchained Melody
You Are My Sunshine
1960's, 70’s
Annies Song
Blowing in the Wind
Bring Me Sunshine
Bridge Over Troubled Water
Brown Eyed Girl
The Boxer
Can't Buy Me Love
Daydream Believer
Fields of Gold
Ferry Cross The Mersey
Green Green Grass of Home
Here Comes the Sun
House of The Rising Sun
I Believe
I'd Like To Teach The World to Sing
I'm a Believer
I Want To Break Free
In The Ghetto
My Sweet Lord
Pretty Woman
Ring of Fire
Sweet Caroline
Sunny Afternoon
Take Me Home Country Roads
The Wild Rover
We Can Work It Out
Wichita Linesman
Yellow Submarine
Customer questions

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

We always try our best to be flexible to help ensure your event runs as smoothly as possible. If timings change slightly in the run-up to the event just let us know.

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

Yes, I can if required.

How much time do you need to set up?

I usually set up about between 30 to 45 minutes before the performance time.

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

Yes of course.

Do you bring all the equipment you need to perform?

Yes, absolutely! I bring my own instruments and amplification.

Can you learn specific pieces before the event?

Included within the fee I will learn and perform 3 chosen songs which you have requested.


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)£50
Up to 1 hour£160
Up to 2 hours£260
Up to 3 hours£350
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Cheryl G, 4 months ago

Alex is a joy! He’s a terrific musician with a great voice & played at my Aunt’s 90th party this week. He’s versatile & charming & the perfect performer for our special occasion. Thank you Alex & a reminder that you are now booked for Auntie’s 100th!

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Simone L, 2 years ago

Alex was very professional thoughout our party and his music was beautiful. I would certainly book him again for an event.

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Crispin C, 3 years ago

Our village club known as Bourne Valley Tuesday club invited Alex to give a concert at one of our social evenings. Playing a variety of music on a variety of guitars. Members were so impressed with the performance that they requested another concert from him

Scarlett H, 3 years ago

Alex was engaging and encouraged the residents to join in and singalong as well as use percussion instruments that he brought along. The music was very appropriate and included old favourites that residents loved and consequently join in singing.

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