Guy Shaw

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Gavin is a superb vocalist covering many different genres of music, his passion for music and singing is reflected in his performances.
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My name is Guy and thanks for reading this and I enjoy sharing it with you. My love of music was established really without me actually knowing it around the age of four. We all remember listening to the songs we heard our parents playing and singing along to around the house and out in the car, from here I can vividly remember singing them back to myself sitting in the garden or up in the neighbours tree, yes a varied childhood I had. This just continued throughout my formative years from singing in school plays to practising in the music room with great encouragement from my music teacher, at this point I took up playing the clarinet and this led me to being socially involved with other likeminded music fans and instrument players. I soon parted ways with the clarinet to focus on singing and at the grand old age of 16 I joined a band after singing a song with them after their singer stormed off, the curse of the performer, the ego. From this I honed my skills and set sail on the solo vessel so as to concentrate on learning exactly what I wanted to learn. Fast forward a few years and I gig and perform as often as I can, I have performed at small pubs, clubs, corporate events, a few castles and then my musical nirvana was reached, singing live at the BBC with none other than soul sensation Beverley Knight. An experience I will never forget and appreciate with all my soul. So onwards and upwards with all things musical, and enjoy the journey, thanks

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Guy's Reviews

From Encore customers:

Lorna C
1 year ago
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5 out of 5

We had a fantastic night. Guy was punctual, friendly, played to the audience & created the perfect atmosphere we were looking for!

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4 years ago
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5 out of 5

Music great lovey man kept me updated and fantastic night would highly recommend him

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Peter S
5 years ago, for a Private event in Edinburgh
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5 out of 5

we booked Guy for a private event after previously seeing him at a corporate event we were attending with clients so we already knew how good he was. our event was no different, he was truly top class from start to finish and i would recommend him to anyone, thanks Guy, First class as usual.

Iain M
6 years ago, for a Corporate event in Glasgow
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5 out of 5

Booked Guy for a corporate function after a recommendation from a business colleague whilst looking to secure services from various talent agencies. I explained to guy our guest list was very varied in age and would he be able to cover various decades of music. This was confirmed by him as not being a problem and he was right. From the moment he started to the moment he finished he was absolutely incredible. Having booked artistes in the past for various events I can truly say Guy was by some margin the best we have ever booked, highly advise booking him. Voice, out of this world. Thanks Guy.

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Guy's Song list

All I Do is Dream of You - Michael Bublé
All Right Now - Free
Always the Last To Know - Del Amitri
Always on My Mind - Elvis
Amazed - Lone Star
American Trilogy - Elvis
Angels - Robbie Williams
Baker Street - Gerry Rafferty
Bony Moronie - Larry Williams
Born to Be Alive -Patrick Hernandez
Broken Stones - Paul Weller
Bye Bye Love - The Everly Brothers
C'mon Everybody - Eddie Cochran
Call Me Irresponsible - Michael Bublé
Candy - Robbie Williams
Cracklin' Rosie - Neil Diamond
Crazy Little Thing Called Love - Michael Bublé
Dance the Night Away - The Mavericks
Dignity - Deacon Blue
Does Your Mother Know - Abba
Don't - Elvis
Don't You Forget About Me - Simple Minds
End Of The Line - Traveling Wilburys
Every Day Is Like Sunday - Morrissey
Feel Like Makin Love - Bad Company
Fever - Michael Buble
Fields Of Gold - Sting
Forever in Blue Jeans - Neil Diamond
Girl of My Best Friend - Elvis
Halfway To Paradise - Billy Fury
Heartache Tonight - Michael Buble
Hello Again - Neil Diamond
Human - The Killers
Hungry Eyes - Eric Carmen
I Am I Said - Neil Diamond
I Feel Fine - The Beatles
I Just Cant Help Believin' - Elvis
I Saw Her Standing There - The Beatles
Is This The Way To Amarillo - Tony Christie
Johnny B Goode - Chuck Berry
Just Cant Get Enough - Depeche Mode
Just The Way You Are - Billy Joel
Lay Down Sally - Eric Clapton
Layla (Unplugged) - Eric Clapton
Let Your Love Flow- Bellamy Brothers
Lets Dance - David Bowie
Loch Lomond - Runrig
Longfellow Serenade - Neil Diamond
Losing My Religion - REM
Love Is All - Malcolm Roberts
Love Letters - Elvis
Mack The Knife - Bobby Darin
Money For Nothing - Dire Straits
Mony Mony - Billy Idol
Mustang Sally - The Commitments
My Eyes Adored You - Franki Valli
My Life - Billy Joel
My Way - Elvis
Needles and Pins - The Searchers
Peaceful Easy Feeling - The Eagles
Pretty Woman - Roy Orbison
Proud Mary - Elvis
Rhinestone Cowboy - Glen Campbell
Ring Of Fire - Johnny Cash
Rockin All over The World - Status Quo
Save The Last Dance For Me - Michael Bublé
September Morn'- Neil Diamond
Sex is on Fire - Kings Of Leon
Shang a Lang - Bay City Rollers
She's Like The Wind - Patrick Swayze
Shine a Light - McFly
Sit Down -James
Skin Deep -The Stranglers
Stuck In The Middle With You - Stealers Wheel
Sultans Of Swing -Dire Straits
Summertime Blues - Eddie Cochran
Suspicious Minds - Elvis
Sweet Caroline -Neil Diamond
Take Me Home -John Denver
Thats Entertainment - The Jam
Kenny Rogers - The Gambler
The Most Beautiful Girl - Charlie Rich
The Sun Ain't Gonna Shine - Walker Brothers
Three Steps to Heaven - Eddie Cochran
Ticket to Ride - The Beatles
Wake Me Up - Avicii
Wake Up Little Susie - The Everly Brothers
Walks Like Rihanna - The Wanted
Walk of Life - Dire Straits
Way Down - Elvis
White Wedding - Billy Idol
Wonderful Tonight - Eric Clapton
You Never Can Tell - Chuck Berry
Your Latest Trick(live version) - Dire Straits
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Guy's Prices

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£200
Up to 2 hours£280
Up to 3 hours£400
Wedding ceremony
evening reception music, subject to clients requirements, flexibility in regards to performance times
Customer questions

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

As the client, I will always endeavour to suit your requirements within reason, timing problems are a common occurrence so I am used to working around these.

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

Dependant on time and performance I can supply this service, usually after. This can be arranged before the event if notified and is a standard extra cost of £100 in addition to the agreed fee for the event.

How much time do you need to set up?

I can set up in roughly 45 minutes and again this depends on layout and access.

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

If it’s on the setlist then yes you can choose the songs, always worth asking for various songs as these may be something I can cover and have on the night, obviously this is not a guarantee but I welcome the request.

Do you bring all the equipment you need to perform?

Everything needed to perform on the day is supplied by myself.

Can you learn specific pieces before the event?

Again. Ask about that special song, I may already have it, if not, and I have two weeks notice, and it is something I can do then that would be fine, subject to my discretion. Please also note if I can perform song request I do not charge any extra for this.

What do your clients love most about your performances?

By experience, I find my flexibility appeals to most and actually being able to sing various genres properly, I pride myself on this.

Which venues have you performed at in the past?

Various clubs, pubs, hotels, corporate events, garden parties and I have performed live at the BBC.

Which artists have you been most influenced by?

I love various artistes music, but I am not influenced by any of them, every voice is unique and I do not try to sound like anyone else. They are them and I am me.

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

Performing live at the BBC with Beverley Knight.
Swing, Modern jazz, Jazz, Easy listening, Covers, Pop, Rock 'n' Roll, 1960s era music, 1970s era music, Blues, Acoustic, Folk, Country, 1980s era music
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Event types:
Bar / Club / Venue event, Wedding, Hotel / Restaurant event, Private event, Corporate event, Charity event, Recording session, Cruise, Birthday party, Christmas party, New Year's Eve
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Other skills:
Perfect pitch, Singing teaching, Songwriter
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