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Matthew Gibb

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20yr old singer-songwriter, Matthew has an old soul voice & is a very talented guitarist. In high demand as a crowd-pleasing entertainer.
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Matthew Gibb is an award-winning 20year old singer-songwriter from the southside of Glasgow. Over the last 7years he's been performing covers and playing his own material at numerous and varied functions and events. He also busks. He has played live on Radio 1 and on many local Glasgow stations and has appeared on STV Glasgow. Matthew has a voice that just has to be heard. His love of music goes beyond singing to playing acoustic, electric, and bass guitar, drums, keyboard, ukulele and mandolin. Influences include Mumford & Sons, Catfish & the Bottlemen, Bon Iver, Bruce Springsteen, Elton John etc. Matthew enjoys playing to small audiences in cafés and bars but is also equally comfortable performing in front of thousands. He is regularly booked to play at family functions e.g. weddings, Christenings, birthday parties etc. Matthew has played at Christmas lights and Firework events across Scotland; and has provided pre-match entertainment for The Braehead Clan and Glasgow Tigers.

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
Encore awards
4th Encoreversary
Pop, Acoustic, Covers, Disco, R&B, Soul, Top 40, Tribute, Vintage, Ambient pop, Americana, Rock, Alternative rock, Britpop, Classic rock, Hard rock, Indie, Pop rock, Rock 'n' Roll, Scottish music, Country, Irish rock, Folk rock, Traditional Irish folk, Folk, Traditional Scottish folk, 1990s era music, 1980s era music, 1970s era music, 1960s era music, 1950s era music, Musical theatre, Easy listening, Originals, Funk
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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:
Perfect pitch, Instrumental teaching, Community music worker, Songwriter
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Song list

There are others...but this gives an idea:
All Mumford & Sons tracks
All Bon Iver tracks
29 Strafford Apts
500 Miles
7 Drunken Nights
7 Years
Aint No Mountain High Enough
Ain’t No Sunshine
All I Want
All of Me
All Night Long
All These Things That I Have Done
All You Need is Love
A Million Dreams
American Pie
Annie’s Song
Another Brick in the Wall
Avenues & Alleyways
A Sky Full of Stars
A Town Called Malice
Bees Wing
Better Together
Black and Gold
Blame It On Me
Blank Space
Blind Man in Amsterdam
Blood Bank
Blowin' in the Wind
Breakfast at Tiffany’s
Brilliant Disguise
Build Me Up Buttercup
Can’t Feel My Face
Coconut Skins
Come on Eileen
Crocodile Rock
Castle on the Hill
Country Road
Dancing on my Own
Dancing on the Ceiling
Dancing Queen
Danny Boy
Des Demone
Disco Land
Die a Happy Man
Dirty Old Town
Don’t Think Twice It’s Alright
Drift Away
Don't Stop Believing - Journey
Every Breaking Wave
Everywhere - Fleetwood Max
Eye of the Tiger
Fast Car - Tracy Chapman
Feeling Good
Feel It Still
Fields of Athenrye
Fire and Rain
Fire Starter
Fisherman’s Blues - Waterboys
Fix You
Folsom Prison Blues
Forever Young
Fortunate Son
Four Five Seconds
Free Fallin’
Galway Girl - Steve Earle
Galway Girl -Ed Sheeran
Go Your Own Way
Grace - Frank and Seán O'Meara
Grace - Lewis Capaldi
Half the World Away
Hang Me Oh Hang Me
Here Comes Your Man
Hearts on Fire
Heavenly Father
Hey Jude
Hey Soul Sister
Hey Ya
Hills of Donegal
Hold Back the River
Hold My Girl
Ho Hey
Home - Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeros
Home - Phillip Phillips
House of the Rising Sun
Hotel California
How to Save a Life
I Am The Resurrection
I Can't Help Falling In Love With You
If I Could Turn Back Time
If I Should Fall Behind
I Heard It Through the Grapevine
I’ll Tell My Ma
I’m Still Standing
I'm On Fire
I'm Yours
In the Summertime
Irish Pub Song
Is This the Way Amarillo
It Must Be Love
It’s My Life
I Useta Lover
I Will Wait
Jeely Piece Song
Johnny Be Good
Just You and I
Karma Chameleon
Kid Rock
Learn to Fly
Leave a Light On
Let Her Go
Let It Be
Let It Go
Let’s Dance
Let Me Go
Letter From America
Livin’ on a Prayer
Little Lies
Little Talks
Little Things
Little Lion Man
Little Sister
Loch Lomond
Lose My Mind
Lovely Day
Lover of the Light
Love Shack
Mac the Knife
Maggie May
Make you Feel My Love
Mamma Mia
Man of Constant Sorrow
Melancholy Hill
Mr Bluesky
Mr Brightside
My Heart Will Go On
Mustang Sally
National Express
Nothing Ever Happens
New Shoes
Not With Haste
Old Man
Old Time Rock 'n' Roll
One Call Away
Only a Woman
Ooh La La
Patriot Game
Parting Glass
Pencil Full of Lead
Photograph (Ed Sheeran)
Photograph (Nickelback)
Piano Man
Pretty Shining People
Pretty Woman
Proud Mary
Radio Gaga - Queen
Rattlin’ Bog
Rock Star
Rhythm of my Heart
Rolling in the Deep
She’s Electric
Shut up and Dance
Skinny Love
Signed, Sealed Delivered
Saturday Night’s Alright
Sally MacLennane - The Pogues
Say Something
Say You Won't Let Go
Scotland’s Story - The Proclaimers
She Moves in Her Own Way - The Kooks
She Will Be Loved - Maroon 5
Sky Full of Stars
Sitting on the Dock of the Bay
Solsbury Hill
Someone You Loved - Lewis Capaldi
Something Inside’s So Strong
Something Just Like This
Somewhere Only We Know
Sound of Silence - Simon & Garfunkel
Spirit in the Sky -
Stand by Me
Star Man
Stayin’ Alive
Stand by Me
Streets of London
Streets of New York
Streets of Philadelphia
Stuck in the Middle with You
Suddenly I See
Summer Clothes
Sunshine Road
Suspicious Minds
Sweet Caroline
Sweet Child of Mine
Sweet Home Alabama
Summer of 69
Summertime Blues
Sunshine on Leith
Sultans of Swing
Talkin 'Bout a Revolution
The Answer
Time in a Bottle
The 59’ Sound
The Boy Who Cried Wolf
The Boxer
The Cave
The Chain
The Gambler
The Joker
The Man Who Can't Be Moved
The Stable Song
The Scientist
The Nights
The Way You Make Me Feel
These Arms of Mine
Thinking Out Loud
This is the Life
Thousand Years
Twist and Shout
Under the Bridge
Wagon Wheel
Wake Me Up
Wake Me Up Before You Go Go
Wasn't Expecting That
When I Think of You
Why Does It Always Rain on Me
When You Say Nothing at All
When You Were Young
Where the Streets Have No Name
White Flag
Wild Mountain Thyme
Wish I'd Known
Winter Coat
You Are the Sunshine of My Life
Your Song
Last Christmas
White Christmas
Merry Christmas Everybody
Merry Christmas Everyone
Fairytale of New York
It's Beginning to Look a Lot like Christmas
I Wish It Could Be Christmas Every Day
Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas
All I Want for Christmas
War is Over
Let It Snow
Frosty the Snowman
Driving Home for Christmas
Baby it's Cold Outside
Customer questions

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

No bother at all. I always try my best to be flexible to help ensure your event runs as smoothly as possible. If timings change in the run up to the event just let me know.

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

Yes - no bother at all.

How much time do you need to set up?

I usually set up about 45 minutes to one hour before the performance time. As soon as my PA is set up I can provide a free playlist service to help set the atmosphere and get your guests ready for our live performance!

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

Of course

Do you bring all the equipment you need to perform?

Yes, absolutely! I bring my own instrument to play acoustically.

Can you learn song requests before the event?

If a song isn't included in my song list there may still be a chance I already know it. If there is a special song you'd like us to learn I am happy to do this for you. There is no additional fee for this service.

What do your clients love most about your performances?

I can play a range of genres from a range of decades. I take requests and will learn favourite tracks. I love getting folk up their feet dancing and/or singing along.

Which venues have you performed at in the past?

Edinburgh- Malone’s, Amber Rose, Chanter, Greyfriars, Ryries, Cow Shed, Pizza Express, Thrive Glasgow- Big Feed, Doubletree Hilton, Jinty McGuinty’s, Central Hotel, The Clutha, Pie & Brew, Citizen M, Novotel, Old Oak Inn, O‘Neill’s, Stag & Thistle, Strathduie Bar, Classic Grand, Amethyst, Out with Glasgow/Edinburgh - Gig in the Goil, Moffat Manor,

Which artists have you been most influenced by?

Mumford & Sons, Bruce Springsteen, Bon Iver, U2,

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

Stirling Castle esplanade, Hogmanay (just before the ‘bells’)


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£100
Up to 2 hours£200
Up to 3 hours£250


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Paul C, 2 years ago

I booked Matthew for a 50th birthday party. He plays from a mind-blowing setlist of hundreds and hundreds of songs from a huge range of decades. Every request was met. We’re huge Mumfords fans and by all accounts, he can play their full back catalogue! A great guy to deal with and, without a shadow of a doubt, one to watch.

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Stephen B, 2 years ago

Great entertainer - adaptable in most situations - weddings,parties, funerals and charity balls + large events like festivals and New Years. And host of the best open Mic in the city at the Strathduie Bar, Blackfriars St., Glasgow every Wed night from 8:00pm.

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