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Pat McIntyre

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Guitarist
Bristol
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Bristol-based Singer and Acoustic Guitarist, specialising in live music for weddings.

Hi, I’m Pat – a singer and acoustic guitarist from Bristol in the South West of England. I’ve been performing and entertaining crowds for over 10 years now, and I began specialising in wedding entertainment in 2011. I wanted to provide a different service from what was already out there – traditional classical guitarists are ideal for subtle background music, but I wanted to offer more of a focal point to entertain guests and provide something unique and memorable. An experienced musician and live performer, my love of music started at an early age – learning piano from age 8 and a self-taught guitarist from my early teens. I graduated with a degree in Music Technology in 2004, and completed a Masters degree in Songwriting in 2011. I’ve been performing as a solo act regularly in Bristol since I moved here nearly ten years ago. My style is a modern acoustic guitar and vocal sound – I play live with a loop pedal to create a distinctive sound. If you’ve ever seen Ed Sheeran live you’ll know how effective looping can be! I have a large and varied repertoire to choose from, with all eras covered from the 60s to the present day. The set list is your choice – and of course I welcome requests. I pride myself in giving a first class experience – not just on the big day, but right from the start of your booking with me. I’ve worked hard to build up my reputation – so far feedback has been 100% positive from every one of my bookings – and I truly believe that my services are the best around. I guarantee professionalism, reliability and flexibility.

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
Musicianship
Genres:
Pop, Covers, Acoustic, Motown, R&B, Top 40, Soul, Folk rock
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Instruments:
Guitar, Singer, Singing guitarist
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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:
Producer, Songwriter, Composer, Lyricist, Live looping
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Song list

Adele - To Make You Feel My Love
Adele - Rolling In The Deep
Al Green - Let's Stay Together
Alex Clare - Too Close
All 4 One - I Swear
Aloe Blacc - I Need A Dollar
American Authors - Best Day Of My Life
Amy Winehouse - Valerie
The Animals - House Of The Rising Sun
Anne-Marie - 2002
Arctic Monkeys - Mardy Bum
Arctic Monkeys - I Bet That You Look Good On The Dancefloor
Ash - Shining Light
Avicii - Wake Me Up
Avicii - Hey Brother
Band Aid - Do They Know It's Christmas?
Bastille - Pompeii
Bastille - Laura Palmer
The Beatles - Here Comes The Sun
The Beatles - Hey Jude
The Beatles - Let It Be
The Beatles - Love Me Do
The Beatles - She Loves You
The Beatles - You've Got To Hide
The Beatles - Your Love Away
The Beatles - Twist & Shout
The Beatles - Come Together
The Beatles - I'm Only Sleeping
The Beatles - All You Need Is Love
Ben E King - Stand By Me
Ben Howard - Only Love
Biffy Clyro - Many of Horror
Bill Withers - Ain't No Sunshine
Birdy - Wings
Blackstreet - No Diggity
Blue Swede - Hooked on a Feeling
Bob Dylan - All Along The Watchtower
Bob Dylan - Knockin' on Heaven's Door
Bob Marley - Three Little Birds
Bob Marley - Stir It Up
Bob Marley - No Woman, No Cry
Bob Marley - Redemption Song
Bob Marley - Jamming
Bon Jovi - Livin' on a Prayer (acoustic version)
Boy Meets Girl - Waiting For a Star To Fall
Bright Eyes - First Day Of My Life
Bruce Springsteen - Dancing In The Dark
Bruno Mars - Uptown Funk
Bruno Mars - Marry You
Bruno Mars - Just The Way You Are
Bruno Mars - Grenade
Bruno Mars - The Lazy Song
Bruno Mars - Locked Out Of Heaven
Bryan Adams - Heaven
Bryan Adams - Summer of '69
The Calling - Wherever You Will Go
Chantal Kreviazuk - Feels Like Home
Christina Perri - A Thousand Years
Chuck Berry - You Never Can Tell
Coldplay - Yellow
Coldplay - Clocks
Coldplay - Viva La Vida
Coldplay - Sky Full of Stars
Coldplay & Chainsmokers - Something Just Like This
Coldplay - Don't Panic
Coldplay - The Scientist
Coldplay - Fix You
Coldplay - In My Place
Coldplay - Magic
Coldplay - Up & Up
Coldplay - Every Teardrop is a Waterfall
Coldplay - Christmas Lights
The Coral - Dreaming of You
The Coral - Pass It On
The Coral - In The Morning
Cornershop - Brimful of Asha
Counting Crows - Accidentally In Love
Counting Crows - Mr Jones
Daft Punk - Get Lucky
Damien Rice - Cannonball
David Bowie - Starman
David Bowie - Rebel Rebel
David Gray - Babylon
David Gray - Sail Away
David Gray - This Years Love
Deep Blue Something - Breakfast at Tiffany's
Derek Gust - I Do
Dionne Warwick - Say a Little Prayer
Don McLean - American Pie
Dusty Springfield - I Only Want To Be With You
Eagle Eye Cherry - Save Tonight
Eagle Eye Cherry - Falling In Love Again
East 17 - Stay Another Day
Ed Sheeran - The A-Team
Ed Sheeran - Bloodstream
Ed Sheeran - Castle on the Hill
Ed Sheeran - Don't
Ed Sheeran - Galway Girl
Ed Sheeran - Grade 8
Ed Sheeran - How Would You Feel?
Ed Sheeran - Lego House
Ed Sheeran - Perfect
Ed Sheeran - Photograph
Ed Sheeran - Shape of You
Ed Sheeran - Sing
Ed Sheeran - Tenerife Sea
Ed Sheeran - Thinking Out Loud
Ed Sheeran - This
Ed Sheeran - You Need Me
Elbow - One Day Like This
Elle King - Ex's and Oh's (male version)
Ellie Goulding - How Long Will I Love You
Ellie Goulding - Love Me Like You Do
Elton John - Your Song
Emeli Sande - My Kind Of Love
The Enemy - We'll Live And Die in These Towns
Elvis - Can't Help Falling In Love
Elvis - Suspicious Minds
Elvis - Love Me Tender
Eric Clapton - Layla (acoustic)
Eric Clapton - Wonderful Tonight
Eric Clapton - Tears In Heaven
Etta James - At Last
Fleetwood Mac - Landslide
Foo Fighters - Everlong (acoustic)
Foo Fighters - Best of You (acoustic)
Foo Fighters - Learn To Fly
Foster The People - Pumped Up Kicks
Frank Sinatra - Fly Me To The Moon
Frankie Valli - Can’t Take My Eyes Off You
The Fratellis - Whistle For The Choir
The Fratellis - Chelsea Dagger
Gabrielle - Dreams
George Ezra - Shotgun
George Ezra - Budapest
George Ezra - Blame It On Me
George Ezra - Paradise
George Ezra - Hold My Girl
George Ezra - Barcelona
George Ezra - Listen To The Man
George Ezra - Cassy O'
George Michael - Faith
Girls Aloud - Love Machine
Gomez - Whippin' Piccadilly
Goo Goo Dolls - Iris
Gotye - Somebody I Used To Know
Green Day - Good Riddance (Time Of Your Life)
Green Day - Boulevard of Broken Dreams
Huey Lewis & The News - Power of Love
Imagine Dragons - Radioactive
Imagine Dragons - It's Time
Incubus - Drive
Jack Johnson - Better Together
Jack Johnson - Banana Pancakes
Jack Johnson - Good People
Jack Johnson - Sitting, Waiting, Wishing
Jack Johnson - Angel
Jackie Wilson - Higher and Higher
Jackson Five - I Want You Back
The Jam - A Town Called Malice
The Jam - That's Entertainment
The Jam - English Rose
The Jam - Down In The Tube Station
James - Sit Down
James - She's A Star
James Arthur - Say You Won't Let Go
James Bay - Hold Back The River
James Bay - Let It Go
James Blunt - You're Beautiful
James Blunt - Bonfire Heart
James Morrison - Wonderful World
James Morrison - I Won't Let You Go
Jamie Lawson - I Wasn't Expecting That
Jake Bugg - Lightning Bolt
Jake Bugg - Two Fingers
Jason Derulo - Want To Want Me
Jason Mraz - I'm Yours
Jason Mraz - I Won't Give Up
Jeff Beck - Hi Ho Silver Lining
Jeff Buckley - Hallellujah
Jess Glynne - Hold My Hand
Jess Glynne - My Love
Jessie J - Price Tag
Jimi Hendrix - All Along The Watchtower
Jimi Hendrix - Hey Joe
John Legend - Stay With You
John Legend - All Of Me
John Mayer - Your Body Is a Wonderland
John Mayer - Half of My Heart
John Newman - Love Me Again
Jose Gonzalez - Heartbeats
Joseph Arthur - Honey And The Moon
Joshua Radin - I'd Rather Be With You
Justin Bieber - Love Yourself
K-Ci & Jojo - All My Life
Keane - Somewhere Only We Know
Keb' Mo' - Closer
Kenny Rogers - The Gambler
The Killers - Mr. Brightside
The Kinks - Sunny Afternoon
Kings of Leon - Use Somebody
Kings of Leon - Sex on Fire
Kodaline - The One
The Kooks - She Moves In Her Own Way
The Kooks - Naive
KT Tunstall - Black Horse and the Cherry Tree
Lady GaGa - Bad Romance
The La's - There She Goes
Lifehouse - You and Me
Lighthouse Family - Lifted
Lighthouse Family - High
Lionel Richie - Dancing On The Ceiling
The Lumineers - Ho Hey
Lynyrd Skynyrd - Sweet Home Alabama
Madness - It Must Be Love
MAGIC! - Rude
Maroon 5 - Moves Like Jagger
Maroon 5 - Payphone
Marvin Gaye - Heard It Through The Grapevine
McFly - It's All About You
McFly - Love Is On The Radio
MGMT - Kids
Michael Bublé - Everything
Michael Bublé - Crazy Love
Michael Jackson - Thriller
Michael Jackson - Man In The Mirror
The Monkees - I'm a Believer
Mark Morrison - Return of The Mack
Mumford & Sons - The Cave
Mumford & Sons - Little Lion Man
Mumford & Sons - Lover of The Light
Mumford & Sons - I Will Wait
Mumford & Sons - The Boxer (Simon & Garfunkel)
Nathan Sykes - Over and Over Again
Newton Faulkner - Dream Catch Me
Nina Simone - Feeling Good
Noah & The Whale - L.I.F.E.G.O.E.S.O.N
Oasis - Wonderwall
Oasis - Don't Look Back In Anger
Oasis - Songbird
Oasis - Champagne Supernova
Oasis - Whatever
Oasis - Let There Be Love
Oasis - She's Electric
Oasis - She Is Love
Of Monsters and Men - Little Talks
Olly Murs - Dance With Me Tonight
One Direction - Little Things
One Direction - What Makes You Beautiful
OneRepublic - Counting Stars
Otis Redding - Sittin' on the Dock of the Bay
Outkast - Hey Ya (acoustic version)
Paolo Nutini - Pencil Full Of Lead
Paolo Nutini - 10/10
Paolo Nutini - Last Request
Paolo Nutini - New Shoes
Paolo Nutini - Candy
Paolo Nutini - Better Man
Paramore - Still Into You
Passenger - Let Her Go
Passenger - Can You Feel The Love Tonight (Elton John)
Paul Weller - You Do Something To Me
Paul Weller - Wild Wood
Paul Weller - Broken Stones
Pharrell - Happy
Plain White T's - Hey There Delilah
Plan B - She Said
Plush - My Baby
The Pogues - Fairytale of New York
Portugal. The Man - Feel It Still
Queen - Crazy Little Thing Called Love
Queen - Don't Stop Me Now
Queen - Best Friend
R.E.M. - Losing my Religion
R.E.M. - Man on the Moon
Radiohead - High and Dry
Radiohead - Karma Police
Radiohead - Creep
The Ramones - Baby I Love You
Randy Newman - You’ve Got a Friend In Me
Ray LaMontagne - You Are The Best Thing
Razorlight - Golden Touch
Razorlight - Before I Fall To Pieces
Razorlight - Somewhere Else
Red Hot Chilli Peppers - Californication
Red Hot Chilli Peppers - Otherside
Red Hot Chilli Peppers - Under The Bridge
Red Hot Chilli Peppers - Dani California
Richard Ashcroft - Song For Lovers
Rihanna - Umbrella
Robbie Williams - Angels
Robbie Williams - She's The One
Roberta Flack - First Time Ever I Saw Your Face
Rolling Stones - Satisfaction
Rolling Stones - Get Off My Cloud
Ronan Keating - When You Say Nothing At All
Ronan Keating & Yusuf - Father & Son
Roy Orbison - You Got It
Sam Cooke - Wonderful World
Samm Henshaw - Only Wanna Be WIth You
Savage Garden - Truly Madly Deeply
Savage Garden - I Knew I Loved You
Shakin Stevens - Merry Xmas Everyone
Sister Sledge - Thinking of You
Sixpence None The Richer - Kiss Me
Slade - Merry Xmas Everybody
Snow Patrol - Chasing Cars
Snow Patrol - Run
Stealers Wheel - Stuck in the Middle with You
Stephen Fretwell - Run
Stereophonics - Dakota
Stereophonics - Handbags & Gladrags
Stereophonics - Maybe Tomorrow
Stereophonics - Have a Nice Day
Steve Earle - Galway Girl
Steve Miller Band - The Joker
Stevie Wonder - Superstition
Stevie Wonder - Isn't She Lovely
Stevie Wonder - Signed, Sealed, Delivered
Sting & The Police - Every Little Thing She Does Is Magic
Take That - Back For Good
Take That - Patience
Take That - Shine
Take That - Never Forget
Take That - Greatest Day
Taylor Swift - Trouble
Temptations - My Girl
Tom Odell - Grow Old With Me
Tom Odell - Real Love
Tom Petty - Free Fallin'
T'Pau - China In Your Hand
Tracey Chapman - Fast Car
Train - Marry Me
Train - Drive By
Train - Drops of Jupiter
Travis - Driftwood
Travis - Flowers In The Window
Travis - Why Does It Always Rain On Me
U2 - One
U2 - With or Without You
U2 - Beautiful Day
U2 - All I Want Is You
U2 - Christmas (Baby Please Come Home)
Van Morrisson - Brown Eyed Girl
Vance Joy - Riptide
Vance Joy - Fire & The Flood
The Verve - Bittersweet Symphony
The Verve - Lucky Man
The Verve - Sonnet
The Verve - The Drugs Don't Work
Viola Beach - Boys That Sing
Walk The Moon - Shut Up & Dance
Waterboys - Whole of the Moon
Wheatus - Teenage Dirtbag
The White Stripes - Seven Nation Army
Wizzard - I Wish It Could Be Christmas Every Day
The Zutons - Valerie
Customer questions

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

If timings change slightly, just let me know - it shouldn't be a problem. If it's a significant change, I may have to requote and will also have to check my schedule to ensure I can accommodate the request.

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

I have various playlists that I put on during my breaks - I do not offer a DJ service.

How much time do you need to set up?

I usually arrive to the venue 1-2 hours before I'm due to start playing. My compact set up is very quick to get up and running, usually within 15 mins. My larger evening set up usually takes around 30-45 mins.

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

Yes absolutely! You'll find my full repertoire online which you can choose from, and you can also make a number of special requests.

Do you bring all the equipment you need to perform?

Yes - I have two setups, a small compact PA system for the daytime and a larger PA setup for the evening, if required.

Can you learn specific pieces before the event?

I can! Requests will need to be given to me at least a month before the event, due to my workload. I can't guarantee I'll have time to learn them if submitted later than this.

Reviews

From customers:

Wedding, 3 years ago

“Hi Pat, Me and Ollie just wanted to say a huge thank you for helping to make our wedding day super amazing! You were a real star from start to finish and we had lots of our guests complimenting you on the day and afterwards. You really helped to create a great atmosphere throughout the day and expertly “read the mood” which was really perfect 🙂 Leading up to the wedding out of all our vendors you were the most easy to correspond with and dealt with everything super quickly and professionally, so thank you so much for helping to take some of that wedding planning stress away! I’m also so glad we kept you for the evening, as I really think it added a great atmosphere to have you there taking care of the playlist at the end – one of my best memories of the day was walking into the dining room from the marquee towards the end of the evening and being greeted by a room full of dancing people – it was just amazing! I’m so glad that we had you there on our big day, sorry we didn’t get a chance to chat more! We would both recommend you without hesitation, thank you so much again for everything

Wedding, 2 years ago

We booked Pat to play at our wedding after hearing his songs online, our wedding was back in April and he was brilliant! We had some great feedback from guests on the day too. Pat was so accomodating, he learnt new songs for first dance and he even learnt a bollywood song as a surprise for my Dad, which went down a treat. I wouldn't hesitate to recommend Pat, planning a wedding is stressful however Pat couldn't have been any nicer and easy to work with!

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