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Michael Falconer

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About Michael Falconer

Edinburgh singer/guitarist. Available for Weddings, Functions, Gigs and everything else in between.

Michael Falconer is an immensely talented musician, who specialises in vocal and guitar performances. His repertoire ranges from the “oldies but goldies” to the modern classics. Michael also has a great collection of his own compositions. An exceptional vocal range and highly professional guitar playing skill gives him the ability to make your event unforgettable.

Performance details
I can perform outdoors
I have a car I can use to travel to gigs
I require car parking close to venues
My equipment is PAT tested
I own a PA system
Acoustic, Rock, Alternative rock, Classic rock, Britpop, Hard rock, Heavy metal, Rock 'n' Roll, Punk rock, Indie, Pop rock, Pop, Covers, Karaoke, R&B, Vintage, Funk, Easy listening, Originals, Blues, Christmas, 1950s era music, 1940s era music, 1960s era music, 1970s era music, 1980s era music, 1990s era music, Folk, Traditional Scottish folk, Folk rock, Scottish music
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Event types:
Bar / Club / Venue event, Wedding, Wedding proposal, Funeral / Memorial service, Hotel / Restaurant 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:
Arranger, Audio engineer, Composer, Lyricist, Producer, Songwriter, Sound technician, Fluent improviser, Instrumental teaching
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Song list

500 Miles - The Proclaimers
A Day in the Life - The Beatles
A Little Respect - Erasure
Africa - Toto
Ain't No Sunshine - Bill Withers
All These Things That I've Done - The Killers
Amarillo - Tony Christie
America - Simon & Garfunkel
American Girl - Tom Petty
Angels - Robbie Williams
Auld Lang Syne - Rabbie Burns
Babylon - David Gray
Back For Good - Take That
Bad Moon Rising - CCR
Band on the Run - Paul McCartney
Best of You - Foo Fighters
Better Man - Paolo Nutini
Big Love - Fleetwood Mac
Blackbird - The Beatles
Blame It On Me - George Ezra
Born to Be Yours - Imagine Dragons
The Boxer - Simon & Garfunkel
Bridge Over Troubled Water - Simon & Garfunkel
Brown Eyed Girl - Van Morrison
Caledonia - Dougie MacLean
Candy - Paolo Nutini
Case of You - Joni Mitchell
The Cave - Mumford & Sons
Champagne Supernova - Oasis
Cold as Ice - Foreigner
Come As You Are - Nirvana
Come Up and See Me - Steve Harley
Crazy - Gnarls Barkley
Crazy Little Thing Called Loved - Queen
Creep - Radiohead
Dancing in the Dark - Bruce Springsteen
Dancing in the Moonlight - Toploader
Daydream Believer - The Monkees
Delilah - Tom Jones
Dignity - Deacon Blue
Don't Dream It's Over - Crowded House
Don't Look Back In Anger - Oasis
Don't Stop - Fleetwood Mac
Don't Stop Believin' - Journey
Dust in the Wind - Kansas
English Rose - The Jam
Everlong - Foo Fighters
Everybody Hurts - REM
Everybody Needs Somebody - Blues Brothers
Everywhere - Fleetwood Mac
Feel It Still - Portugal. The Man
Folsom Prison Blues - Johnny Cash
Free Fallin' - Tom Petty
The Gambler - Kenny Rogers
Get Back - The Beatles
Get Lucky - Daft Punk
Go Your Own Way - Fleetwood Mac
God Only Knows - The Beach Boys
Good Times - Chic
Handbags and Gladrags - Rod Stewart
Here Comes My Girl - Tom Petty
Here Comes The Sun - The Beatles
Hey Jude - The Beatles
High and Dry - Radiohead
Ho Hey - The Lumineers
Human - The Killers
I Don't Want To Miss a Thing - Aerosmith
I Saw Her Standing There - The Beatles
I Want To Break Free - Queen
I Want To Know What Love Is - Foreigner
I'm a Believer - The Monkees
Jailhouse Rock - Elvis Presley
Jolene - Dolly Parton
Learning to Fly - Tom Petty
Let Your Love Flow - The Bellamy Brothers
Let's Get It On - Marvin Gaye
Little Lion Man - Mumford & Sons
Loch Lomond - Runrig
Losing My Religion - REM
Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds - The Beatles
Lyin' Eyes - The Eagles
Maggie May - Rod Stewart
Man on the Moon - REM
Moondance - Van Morrison
More Than Words - Extreme
Morning Glory - Oasis
Mr Brightside - The Killers
Naive - The Kooks
New Kid in Town - The Eagles
New York's Not My Home - Jim Croce
Norwegian Wood - The Beatles
Nothing Compares 2 U - Sinead O'Connor
The One - Kodaline
One Drink - Picture This
Paradise - George Ezra
Piano Man - Billy Joel
Pinball Wizard - The Who
Pretty Woman - Roy Orbison
Proud Mary - CCR
Rocket Man - Elton John
Sex on Fire - Kings of Leon
She's Electric - Oasis
Sit Down - James
Smokestack Lightning - Howlin' Wolf
Something - The Beatles
Songbird - Fleetwood Mac
Songbird - Oasis
Sound of Silence - Simon & Garfunkel
Stand by Me - Ben E King
Stop Crying Your Heart Out - Oasis
Stop This Train - John Mayer
Stuck in the Middle with You - Stealers Wheel
Summer of 69 - Bryan Adams
Surrender - Cheap Trick
Suspicious Minds - Elvis Presley
Sweet Caroline - Neil Diamond
Sweet Home Alabama - Lynyrd Skynyrd
Take It Easy - The Eagles
Tequila Sunrise - The Eagles
That's Life - Frank Sinatra
Thinking Out Loud - Ed Sheeran
Tiny Dancer - Elton John
Town Called Malice - The Jam
True - Spandau Ballet
Uptown Girl - Billy Joel
Valerie - Mark Ronson
Waiting for a Girl like You - Foreigner
Wanted Dead or Alive - Bon Jovi
Weather With You - Crowded House
What's Up - 4 Non Blondes
Whatever's Written In Your Heart - Gerry Rafferty
Why Does It Always Rain on Me? - Travis
Wish You Were Here - Pink Floyd
Wonderwall - Oasis
Yesterday - The Beatles
Your Song - Elton John
Customer questions

What do your clients love most about your performances?

My impressive and wide vocal range, accompanied by world class guitar skills.

Which venues have you performed at in the past?

I have performed all across Scotland and Northern England, including such notable venues as... The Dome, Edinburgh Finnegan's Wake, Edinburgh Botanic Garden, Edinburgh Brewhemia, Edinburgh The Glasshouse, Edinburgh

Which artists have you been most influenced by?

The Beatles Queen AC/DC Led Zeppelin Eric Clapton Tom Petty ELO Crowded House

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

The Dome - New Years Eve It was the second most popular venue that night, after Princes Street.

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

I always try my best to be flexible to help ensure your event runs as smoothly as possible. If timings change slightly in the run up to the event just let me know

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

Absolutely. This is a really popular request and I can offer this service for free. If you'd like a DJ service via the PA after the final set until the venue closes, I can provide this for an additional £100

How much time do you need to set up?

30 mins - 1 hour

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

Of course. You have full control over the songs you'd like and wouldn't like, just let me know with plenty of notice.

Do you bring all the equipment you need to perform?

Yes, absolutely! I bring my own instrument and PA

Can you learn specific pieces 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 me to learn, I am more than happy to do this for you.


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£75
Up to 2 hours£125
Up to 3 hours£250


From customers:

David (, 1 year ago

He put on an amazing performance and was a really nice guy. Michael was very kind for allowing me to use his acoustic guitar to perform 2 songs of my own..

Donna (, 2 years ago

Brilliant vocalist and there was no song he could not do. The dance floor was full from beginning to end. I first saw Michael in Finnegan's Wake in Edinburgh playing Africa by Toto and I knew then that I wanted him for our wedding. Thank you so much for making our wedding day perfect.

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