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Gordon is one of the UK's finest and most versatile vocalists, with over 7 years experience. Sings with guitar, piano and backing tracks.
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Grangemouth
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Gordon Robertson is one of Scotland's finest and most versatile vocalists, with over 9 years experience as a performer at corporate events, weddings, parties, music venues, festivals and tribute nights. He is in high demand throughout the UK, having played over 80 gigs in the last 12 months, and he always impresses with his ability to entertain and involve an audience from the outset, regardless of the event or style of music. His first main act is as a vocalist playing acoustic guitar, and performing a selection of hits and floor-fillers from the 50s right through to the present day chart toppers. Some of these can also be accompanied by professional quality backing tracks to fill out the sound spectrum where appropriate, but the acoustic show is equally entertaining on it's own. This makes it a very adaptable show, to fit venues big and small, and suit parties of 10 or 200! Gordon specialises in his ability to capture the nuances of each of the large variety of vocal styles that he performs, and yet still leave a flavour of his own personality too. His long list of vocal training qualifications and years of experience perfecting his vocal technique allow him the versatility to sing a big hitting Rock ballad, and then follow that up with a soft and understated jazz standard, or a Motown hit. Most importantly, as a seasoned wedding band front-man, Gordon understands the set-list required to fill a dance floor and keep it that way. The second act that Gordon provides is as one of the UK's most authentic Michael Bublé Tribute Artists. Unlike many other 'sung-only' tribute acts, Gordon really becomes Bublé for the duration of the performance, including all of the charisma, charm and chat that you'd expect to hear at one of the Canadian Crooner's arena shows, in his native Canadian accent. This always involves lots of audience interaction and participation, perfect for making a fuss of those celebrating an engagement, hen-do, birthday or anniversary! And of course, Gordon's ability to mimic Bublé's velvet voice, and produce the exciting vocals at the high end of the big-band numbers or the Pop tunes that Bublé writes really does allow audiences to suspend their disbelief and join Michael in having a blast at each and every gig. Gordon also offers a non-tribute Cabaret show which is perfect for social clubs and hotel entertainment both in the UK and abroad, and also has experience providing a 'singing telegram' or 'singagram' service, specially learning songs to surprise that loved one in restaurants, bars, or basically anywhere! Finally, at all gigs (except singing telegram), he offers a full professional quality PA system and lighting at no extra cost, with iPod/phone connectivity to play music chosen by clients for starts/ends/breaks. He can also for an extra fee provide a DJ service to accompany any of his acts and complete a night's entertainment. For a performer who, whatever the act, whatever the event, will give the finest of vocal performances, and leave any crowd shouting for more, your really need look no further than Gordon Robertson.

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 have my own portable piano/keyboard
I can perform with backing tracks
I can perform while walking around a venue
My equipment is PAT tested
I own a PA system
Musicianship
Genres:
Christmas, Musical theatre, 1920s era music, 1930s era music, 1940s era music, 1950s era music, 1960s era music, 1970s era music, 1980s era music, 1990s era music, Folk, Country, Traditional Scottish folk, Jazz, Cabaret, Jazz fusion, Modern jazz, Postmodern jukebox jazz, Swing, Easy listening, Originals, Pop, Acoustic, Covers, Funk, Karaoke, Motown, Top 40, Tribute, Vintage, Rock, Classic rock, Pop rock, Rock 'n' Roll, R&B, Indie, Scottish music
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Event types:
Wedding, Wedding proposal, Funeral / Memorial service, Church service, Hotel / Restaurant event, Bar / Club / Venue event, Private event, Corporate event, Charity event, Concert, Recording session, Theatre / Show, Cruise, Burns night, Birthday party, Christmas party, New Year's Eve
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Other skills:
Audio engineer, Lyricist, Songwriter, Sound technician, Actor, Fluent improviser, Fluent sight-reader, Instrumental teaching, Theory teaching, Singing teaching, Accompanist
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Song list

50s
You We Always On My Mind – Elvis
Can’t Help Falling In Love With You – Elvis
Return to Sender – Elvis
Heartbreak Hotel – Elvis
All Shook Up – Elvis
Suspicious Minds – Elvis
Fever – Elvis
Jailhouse Rock – Elvis
Come on Everybody – Eddie Cochran
Great Balls of Fire – Jerry Lee Lewis
Blue Suede Shoes – Elvis
Folsom Prison Blues – Johnny Cash
You Send Me – Sam Cooke
Peggy Sue – Buddy Holly
That’ll Be The Day – Buddy Holly
Rave On – Buddy Holly
Oh Boy – Buddy Holly
Johnny B. Goode – Chuck Berry
Sway - Dean Martin
60s
I Saw Her Standing There – The Beatles
Hey Jude – The Beatles
She Loves You – The Beatles
Yesterday – The Beatles
Twist and Shout – The Beatles
In My Life – The Beatles
Can’t Buy Me Love – The Beatles
Can’t Take My Eyes Off You – Frankie Valli
Brown Eyed Girl – Van Morisson
My Girl - The Temptations
How Sweet It Is To Be Loved By You - Marvin Gaye
To Love Somebody - The Bee Gees
For Once In My Life – Stevie Wonder
I'm a Believer - The Monkees
Do You Love Me – The Contours
King of the Road – Roger Miller
Mustang Sally – Wilson Pickett
Sweet Caroline – Neil Diamond
Higher and Higher – Jackie Wilson
70s
Signed Sealed Delivered - Stevie Wonder
Let's Stick Together - Bryan Ferry
Sir Duke - Stevie Wonder
Superstion - Stevie Wonder
Proud Mary - Tina Turner
Wonderful Tonight - Eric Clapton
Easy – The Commodores
Stuck in the Middle With You - Stealers Wheel
Sweet Home Alabama – Lynyrd Skynyrd
Amarillo – Tony Christie
Crazy Little Thing Called Love – Queen
More Than a Feeling – Boston
Piano Man – Billy Joel
Always a Woman – Billy Joel
Rocket Man – Elton John
Tiny Dancer – Elton John
Your Song – Elton John
Country Roads – John Denver
Sunshine on my Shoulders – John Denver
The Gambler – Kenny Rogers
Does Your Mother Know – Abba
Mamma Mia – Abba
Love Really Hurts Without You – Billy Ocean
Maggie May – Rod Stewart
80s
Uptown Girl – Billy Joel
Walk of Life – Dire Straits
Living on a Prayer – Bon Jovi
You Give Love a Bad Name – Bon Jovi
Goodbye Time – Conway Twitty
Summer of '69 - Bryan Adams
A Little Respect – Erasure
Dignity - Deacon Blue
9 to 5 - Dolly Parton
Caledonia - Dougie MacLean
500 Miles – The Proclaimers
Life With You – The Proclaimers
A Town Called Malice – The Jam
Dancing in the Dark – Bruce Springsteen
Every Breath You Take – The Police
Faith – George Michael
Kissing a Fool – George Michael
Shake a Tailfeather – Blues Brothers
Footloose – Kenny Loggins
Loch Lomond – Runrig
Don’t Stop Believing - Journey
Perfect – Fairground Attraction
The Power of Love – Huey Lewis and the News
Walking on Sunshine – Katrina and The Waves
90s
Fields of Gold – Sting
She's Electric - Oasis
Sit Down – James
Champagne Supernova - Oasis
Don't Look Back in Anger – Oasis
She’s Electric - Oasis
She's The One - Robbie Williams
Angels - Robbie Williams
Dance the Night Away – The Mavericks
Everything I Do, I Do It For You – Bryan Adams
I’ll Be There For You – The Rembrandts
Thunderstruck – ACDC
How Long Will I Love You – The Waterboys
00s-20s
Teenage Dirtbag - Wheatus
I'm Yours - Jason Mraz
Sex on Fire - Kings of Leon
Can’t Stop The Feeling – Justin Timberlake
Dance With Me Tonight – Olly Murs
Get Lucky – Daft Punk
Human – The Killers
Beautiful in White – Shane Filan
The One – Kodaline
High Hopes – Kodaline
All I Want - Kodaline
Better Together – Jack Johnson
Chelsea Dagger – The Fratellis
We Found Love - Rihanna
Forget You – Cee Lo Green
Galway Girl – Steve Earle
Happy – Pharell Williams
Hey Soul Sister – Train
Rollling in the Deep – Adele
Sunday Morning – Maroon 5 (PMJ version also)
Sugar – Maroon 5
You Raise Me Up – Josh Groban/Westlife
Seven Nation Army – The White Stripes
Shake It Off – Taylor Swift
Valerie – Amy Winehouse
I Believe In A Thing Called Love – The Darkness
Late to the Party – Kacey Musgraves
No Tomorrow - Orson
I Gotta Feeling – The Black Eyed Peas
I Loved Her First - Heartland
Iris - Goo Goo Dolls
Paradise – George Ezra
Shotgun – George Ezra
Hold My Girl - George Ezra
Shut Up and Dance – Walk the Moon
Wake Me Up – Avicci
Haven't Met You Yet - Michael Bublé
It’s a Beautiful Day – Michael Bublé
Feeling Good – Michael Bublé
In Case You Didn't Know - Brett Young
How Long – Charlie Puth
One Call Away – Charlie Puth
All of Me – John Legend
Chasing Cars – Snow Patrol
Thinking Out Loud - Ed Sheeran
Perfect - Ed Sheeran
Tenerife Sea - Ed Sheeran
Dance With Me Tonight - Olly Murs
Pencil Full of Lead - Paolo Nutini
10 out of 10 – Polo Nutini
Dakota - Stereophonics
Mr Brightside - The Killers
Castle on the Hill - Ed Sheeran
It's a Beautiful Day - Michael Bublé
Ho Hey - The Lumineers
Take Me Out - Franz Ferdinand
Uptown Funk - Bruno Mars/Mark Ronson
All These Things I've Done - The Killers
I Won't Give Up - Jason Mraz
Love For a Child - Jason Mraz
Vodka Lemon Lime (orig)
As the Batteries Run Dry (orig)
Beyond the Painted Lines (orig)
Stay (orig)
A Younger Branch (orig)
I Don't Want to Leave You (orig)
Wandering Lamb (orig)
Mean Old Moon - Ted 2 (Movie)
Bonnie (from Bonnie & Clyde Musical)
Suddenly (from Les Mis Movie)
Better Man - Robbie Williams
Home - Michael Bublé
Everything - Michael Bublé
Customer questions

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

No problem. Happy to be flexible and discuss the changes, so don't worry!

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

Yup, this is a really popular request, and I offer this service as standard free of charge. I do also have a DJ option that I can supply at a small extra fee for after my performance

How much time do you need to set up?

I like to have 1 hour, but realistically I can get it all done in about 45 minutes. It depends how easy the load-in to your venue is, but I've never encountered a venue where it added more than about 15 minutes onto the overall set-up time.

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

Generally, I don't recommend to clients that they hand-pick the entire set, for the simple reason that my set lists are tried, tested and proven to work well - they fill the dance-floor and have something for most people's tastes. That said, please do let me know your favourite genres, and if you have some requests, of course I'll include them where possible

Do you bring all the equipment you need to perform?

Yup, I'm fully self-contained. All I need is power!

Can you learn specific pieces before the event?

As above, I usually will include a song or two as requests for an event wherever possible. And for weddings I learn ceremony/first dancs requests as standard.

What do your clients love most about your performances?

The compliments I receive most often at gigs are about the quality of my voice, my choice of set-list/songs, and my engagement or interaction with the guests.

Which venues have you performed at in the past?

Everywhere from Hillsborough Stadium, to the SECC in Glasgow. Many big hotel groups like Radisson Blu, Hilton, Village Hotels, Dakota Hotels and more. Also a whole host of pubs, bars, restaurants and live music venues including King Tut's Wah Wah Hut, Audio, Stereo, the Glasgow Royal Concert Hall, and the NEC Arena in Birmingham.

Which artists have you been most influenced by?

Michael Bublé Ed Sheeran Jason Mraz Queen Frank Sinatra Tony Bennett Ella Fitzgerald John Owen Jones Samantha Barks Jeremy Jordan Bruno Mars

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

I played at the Glasgow Royal Concert Hall which is one of Glasgow's largest live music venues. I also played at the Scottish SME Awards, and the Made in Scotland Awards, as well as for a huge building and construction industry event at the Scottish Exhibition and Conference Centre.

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)£94
Up to 1 hour£175
Up to 2 hours£300
Up to 3 hours£400
NEW!Virtual services
Personalised Music Message
Book me to create a unique music video for you to send to a friend as a gift. This could be a birthday message, first dance song for a wedding anniversary, or just your friend's favourite song to cheer them up.
£15

Add-ons

DJ set
+£150

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Arlene M, 1 year ago

We are so happy that we got Gordon to perform at our party. His voice, choice of music, professionalism were all excellent. He made our party what it was! I would highly recommend Gordon and hope to be able to book him again for any future events that we may have.

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Kayley R, 1 year ago

We had a lovely time with Gordon, his music was fab. I would highly recommend him!

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Angela M, 2 years ago

Gordon was a fantastic entertainer, guests loved him from start to finish and all have commented on him! He made a huge impact on our day! Thank you so much Gordon you really were amazing!

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Steve R, 2 years ago

Gordon was an absolute delight to have play piano and sing at our wedding. He surpassed expection and is such a lovely guy. He has an amazing voice and lovely style. We would highly recommend him.

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Joe G, 1 year ago

Gordon sang at our wedding on Friday there, and he was absolutely fantastic. He has the most wonderful voice, varied setlist (which he very kindly expanded for us) and kind/gentle manner. In particular I want to thank him for the stunning rendition he did for our first dance. I feel bands sometimes struggle to do justice to first dance songs, as it may not suit their voice. Gordon hit every high with ease and grace. Thank you very much Gordon, it was our pleasure to have you there

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William C, 1 year ago

Communications with Gordon was excellent, even though he has a very busy schedule, he always had a quick response. Extremely good value for money. I hired Gordon to play at my proposal to my girlfriend, now fiance, and he was truly amazing! I would highly recommend if you are looking for that special touch I would defiantly get in contact with him

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