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About Dan Walsh
One of the UK's premier banjo players and a very accomplished singer and guitarist. Has been nominated for BBC Folk Musician of the Year.
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This act has been working with Encore for over a year
Folk, Bluegrass, Country, Traditional Irish folk, Traditional Scottish folk, Jazz, Blues, Britpop, Rock 'n' Roll, Rock, Pop, Acoustic, Covers, Americana, Funk, World music, Skiffle, Scottish music, Indian music, Folk rock, Traditional English folk
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Concert, Wedding, Virtual event, Funeral / Memorial service, Hotel / Restaurant event, Bar / Club / Venue event, Private event, Corporate event, Charity event, Theatre / Show, Recording session, Burns night, Birthday party
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Producer, Songwriter, Lyricist, Composer, Arranger, Instrumental teaching
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You Can Call Me Al
Stuck In The Middle With You
Brown Eyed Girl
Tears Of A Clown
You've Got To Hide Your Love Away
Johnny B Goode
With A Little Help From My Friends
Jumpin' Jack Flash
Honky Tonk Women
Hard To Handle
Dock Of The Bay
No More Heroes
I Saw Her Standing There
Fat Bottom Girls
Breakfast At Tiffany's
Less well known covers...:
Meet Me On The Corner
Fog On The Tyne
Hammer and Nail
New Farming Scene
Sleep With One Eye Open
Foggy Mountain Breakdown
Will The Circle Be Unbroken
Old Joe Clarke
Red Haired Boy
Roll In My Sweet Baby's Arms
You Are My Sunshine
When Irish Eyes Are Smiling
Bring Me Sunshine
Fly Me To The Moon
Nearness Of You
Don't Get Around Much Anymore
Sunny Side Of The Street
Beyond The Sea
St Louis Blues
Whiskey In The Jar
Black Velvet Band
Rocky Road To Dublin
Fields Of Athenry
I Useta Lover (and most Saw Doctors material...)
Trouble With A Capital T (and most Horslips material...)
All manner of tune sets - jigs/reels/hornpipes etc
Late Night Drive
Life On The Ground
The Song Always Stays
The Only Way To Go
Leave This Land
Out Of Here
Time To Stay
Hermit Of Gully Lake
Same But Different
What We Should Be Fighting For
Every Day Is A Better Day
Same Time Different Place
Snow In March
What do your clients love most about your performances?
Clients enjoy my instrumental skills and the fact I always try and keep my performances entertaining with plenty of humour! I try and keep the repertoire very varied too.
Which venues have you performed at in the past?
I have performed all over the world at festivals, theatres, pubs, bars, care homes, schools and even in a cave!
Which artists have you been most influenced by?
Paul Simon, Horslips, Alison Krauss, Jez Lowe, The Beatles, Gerry O'Connor
What is the most high profile gig you've performed?
I played at London Roundhouse to thousands of people in a gig including Imelda May, Seasick Steve and Ward Thomas. I have also played on stage with Joss Stone, the Levellers and Seth Lakeman.
What if my timings change after I've booked you?
I always try to be flexible if possible and understand that event timings can change. Just get in touch and it should be easy enough to work out!
Can you provide an iPod/DJ service before and between your sets?
I'm not a DJ but I can easily run an ipod through the PA so that music continues to play and usually do this in any intervals. If I'm needed to stay longer to play more music, there will be an additional charge.
How much time do you need to set up?
Ideally I like to have at least an hour to get set up before I'm due to start - as soon as the PA is ready which usually doesn't take long, I'm happy to stick on some background music!
Can I pick the pieces you play from the set list?
If you've any requests feel free to ask this in advance and I'll see what I can do!
Do you bring all the equipment you need to perform?
Yes, I bring everything needed.
Can you learn specific pieces before the event?
If a song isn't included in our song list there may still be a chance we already know it. If there is a special song you'd like us to learn we are happy to do this for you. There is a fee of £30 for this service to take into account rehearsal times etc
Note: prices may vary based on travel distance. For an exact quote, click “Check availability”.
|Short performance (up to 15 min)||£150|
|Up to 1 hour||£200|
|Up to 2 hours||£300|
|Up to 3 hours||£400|
I can play an hour's performance on Zoom for those who are uncomfortable or unable to attend 'real life' gigs!
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1 year ago, for a Birthday party in Alstonefield
1 year ago, for a Wedding in Huddersfield