Henry Parker

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About Henry

Solo acoustic folk performer. Instrumental or with vocals. 60's/ 70's vibe.
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A solo acoustic folk performer with a 60's / 70's vibe. Performing traditional folk music and arranged for acoustic guitar as well as original compositions and cover songs. Can sing a varied folk/ blues set, including songs from artists such as Bob Dylan, James Taylor, Bert Jansch and Nick Drake. Perfect music for providing a warm, pastoral background sound for your event.

Henry's Reviews

From customers:

7 years ago

Henry Parker has a beautifully clear and precise finger picking acoustic guitar style...this isn't background folk club music, or filler, it's quite simply gorgeous.

Yorkshire M
7 years ago

A gifted young guitar player who has been impressing local audiences with his dexterity and choice of material

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Henry's Song list

Strolling Down The Highway- Bert Jansch
Girl From The North Country - Bob Dylan
Fire and Rain - James Taylor
Go Your Way - Anne Briggs
October Song - The Incredible String Band
Payday - Mississippi John Hurt
Rider On the Wheel - Nick Drake
Weeping Willow Blues - Steve Tilston
Cocaine - Rev Gary Davis
Lay it All Down - John Martyn
Blues Run the Game - Jackson C Frank
Now Westlin Winds - Dick Gaughan
Anji - Davy Graham
Morning Brings Peace of Mind - Bert Jansch
Bird Song - Bert Jansch
January Man - Dave Goulder
Rosslyn - John Renbourn
Traditional Folk Songs & Tunes
Here's The Tender Coming
Ratcliff Highway
Willie O Winsbury
Snows They Melt the Soonest
Death and the Lady
Willie O Winsbury
Si Beag Si Mor
Irene Meldrums Welcome to Bon Accord
Drowsy Maggie
Merrily Kissed the Quaker
Lammas Fair
Return to the Sky
Travelling for a Living
Fools Gold
Nine Herbs Charm
Given Time
Coming of the Spring
New Mantras
Silent Spring
False Guidance
Doorwalk Blues
Drive East
Marbled Wren
Prospect of Wealth
Days in a Dream

Henry'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)£100
Up to 1 hour£250
Up to 2 hours£350
Up to 3 hours£450
Customer questions

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

That shouldn't be a problem at all.

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

Yes absolutely.

How much time do you need to set up?

No more than 30 minutes

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

1 or 2 yes. I you wanted more the price would have to increase accordingly.

Do you bring all the equipment you need to perform?

Yes, absolutely! I bring my own instrument to play with high quality amplification. Battery powered amplification can be provided if necessary too!

Can you learn specific pieces before the event?

Yes 1 or 2
Folk, Traditional English folk
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Event types:
Corporate event, Wedding, Funeral / Memorial service, Church service, Hotel / Restaurant event, Bar / Club / Venue event, Private event, Charity event, Concert, Recording session, Theatre / Show, Cruise, Birthday party
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Other skills:
Instrumental teaching, Theory teaching, Live looping
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