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Ron Sanders

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You bring the heart, I'll bring the beats...
Singing guitarist
Wirral
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I know that you've been dreaming about this day for a long time; I can make your dreams a reality. Planning your wedding is like a full time job - from big decisions to small personal touches, every detail is carefully selected to create a day that is uniquely perfect for you. I know that that can feel like a lot of pressure and I'm here to help. When you book me you can rest easy that your wedding soundtrack will hit all the right notes, I'm here to work with you to create the ambiance you've always dreamed of. From laid back acoustic romance to see you safely down the aisle right through to energetic beats that really get the room jumping, I've got your back. So take a look around, see what I can do and read the glowing testimonials from happy couples and event organisers who have booked, and loved, what I bring to the party. Then get in touch to arrange your own wedding consultation and we'll take it from there, You bring the heart, I'll bring the beats.

Performance details
I can perform outdoors
I have a car I can use to travel to gigs
I can perform while walking around a venue
I own a PA system
Musicianship
Genres:
Christmas, 1960s era music, 1970s era music, 1980s era music, 1990s era music, Folk, Country, Folk rock, Jazz, Blues, Cabaret, Swing, Light music, Pop, Acoustic, Ambient pop, Americana, Covers, Funk rock, Funk, Disco, Motown, Tribute, Soul, Rock, Alternative rock, Classic rock, Britpop, Indie, Pop rock, Hardcore, Hard rock, Post rock, Power rock, Progressive rock, Rock 'n' Roll, Top 40
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Instruments:
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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, Theatre / Show, Burns night, Birthday party
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Other skills:
Live looping, Instrumental teaching
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Song list

This list is in no way exhaustive as I have close to 800 songs.
Adele – Make You Feel My Love
Adele – Someone Like You
Aloe Blocc – I Need A Dollar
Avicii feat. Aloe Blocc – Wake Me Up
Babybird – You’re Gorgeous
Bastille – Pompeii
Ben Howard – Only Love
Bill Withers – Ain’t No Sunshine
Blackstreet – No Diggity
Blur – Tender
Bob Dylan – The Times Are-A Changing
Bob Dylan – It Ain’t Me Babe
Bob Dylan – Hey Mr Tambourine Man
Bob Dylan – Blowin’ In The Wind
Bob Dylan – Like A Rolling Stone
Bon Iver – Skinny Love
Bruno Mars – Lazy Song
Clean Bandit – Rather Be
Coldplay – Yellow
Coldplay – Fix You
Crowded House – Fall At Your Feet
Crowded House – Always Take The Weather
Daft Punk feat. Pharrell Williams – Get Lucky
Damien Rice – Volcano
Damien Rice – Cannonball
Damien Rice – Dogs
David Gray – Babylon
Deep Blue Something – Breakfast At Tiffany’s
Del Amitri – Nothing Ever Happens
Del Amitri – Roll To Me
Don Maclean – American Pie
Eagle Eye Cherry – Save Tonight
Ed Sheeran – The A Team
Ed Sheeran – Lego House
Ed Sheeran – Thinking Out Loud
Ellie Goulding – How Long Will I Love You
Erasure – A Little Respect
Eric Clapton – Tears in Heaven
Eric Clapton – Down and Out
Extreme – More Than Words
George Ezra – Budapest
George Ezra – Blame It On Me
George Ezra – Shotgun
George Ezra – Casio
George Michael – Faith
Gnarls Barkley – Crazy
Green Day – Basketcase
Green Day – Good Riddance (Time Of Your Life)
Imagine Dragons – Radioactive
Incubus – Drive
Jack Johnson – Better Together
Jackson 5 – I Want You Back
Jake Bugg – Lightning Bolt
James – Sit Down
James – Laid
James Arthur – Say You Won’t Let Go
James Bay – Hold Back The River
James Bay – Pink Lemonade
James Blunt – You’re Beautiful
Jamie Lawson – Wasn’t Expecting That
Jason Mraz – I’m Yours
Jason Mraz – I Won’t Give Up
Jeff Buckley – Hallelujah
Jeff Buckley – Last Goodbye
Jessie J – Price Tag
John Denver – Country Roads (Take Me Home)
John Legend – All Of Me
John Martyn – May You Never
Johnny Cash – Ring of Fire
Johnny Cash – Folson Prison Blues
Joni Mitchell – Big Yellow Taxi
Justin Bieber – Love Yourself
Justin Bieber – What Do You Mean?
Kenny Rogers and Dolly Parton – Islands In The Stream
Killers – Mr Brightside
Lorde – Royals
Mama Cass – Dream A Little Dream of Me
Maroon 5 – Moves Like Jagger
Maroon 5 – Payphone
Maroon 5 – She Will Be Loved
Massive Attack – Teardrop
Michael Jackson – Billie Jean
Michael Jackson – Human Nature
Miley Cyrus – Wrecking Ball
Mumford & Sons – Sigh No More
Mumford & Sons – Little Lion Man
Mumford & Sons – I Will Wait
Oasis – Wonderwall
Oasis – Champagne Supernova
Oasis – Don’t Look Back In Anger
Oasis – She’s Electric
Oasis – Talk Tonight
Oasis – The Masterplan
Oasis – Song Bird
Ocean Colour Scene – The Day We Caught The Train
Paolo Nutini – Last Request
Paolo Nutini – Pencil Full Of Lead
Paolo Nutini - These Streets
Passenger – Let Her Go
Paul Simon – You Can Call Me Al
Paul Simon – Diamonds on the Sole of Her Shoes
Paul Simon – Me and Julio Down By The School Yard
Pharrell Williams – Happy
Prince – Kiss
Pulp – Common People
Pulp – Disco 2000
Radiohead – Creep
Radiohead – High and Dry
Radiohead – No Surprises
Red Hot Chilli Peppers – Under The Bridge
Red Hot Chilli Peppers – Scar Tissue
Reef – Place Your Hands
REM – Losing My Religion
REM - Man On The Moon
REM - The One I Love
Rolling Stones – Paint It Black
Sam Smith – Stay With Me
Simon & Garfunkel – Mrs Robinson
Simon & Garfunkel – The Boxer
Simon & Garfunkel – Homeward Bound
Simon & Garfunkel – Sounds of Silence
Sixpence None The Richer – Kiss Me
Snow Patrol – Run
Snow Patrol – Chasing Cars
Snow Patrol – Open Your Eyes
Steeler’s Wheel – Stuck In The Middle With You
Stereophonics – Traffic
Stereophonics - Dakota
Stereophonics - Have A Nice Day
Steve Earle – Galway Girl
Steve Harley and Cockney Rebel – Come and See Me
Stevie Wonder – Superstition
Take That – Back For Good
Take That – Patience
Taylor Swift – Shake It Off
The Beatles – All You Need Is Love
The Beatles – Here Comes The Sun
The Beautiful South – Rotterdam
The Cranberries – Zombie
The Fray – How To Save A Life
The Kinks – Lola
The Kinks – Days
The Las – There She Goes
The Lumineers – Ho Hey
The Proclaimers – I’m Gonna Be (500 Miles)
The Script – The Man Who Can’t Be Moved
The Smiths – Heaven Knows I’m Miserable Now
The Specials – A Message To You Rudy
The Verve – Lucky Man
The Verve – The Drugs Don’t Work
Tracey Chapman – Fast Car
Travis – Why Does It Always Rain On Me?
U2 – With Or Without You
U2 – Still Haven’t Found What I’m Looking For
Undertones – Teenage Kicks
Van Morrison – Brown Eyed Girl
Walk The Moon – Shut Up and Dance
Wheatus – Teenage Dirtbag
Zutons – Valerie
Customer questions

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

I am flexible and as long as its doesn't clash with another booking I am happy to change timings / dates, just make contact.

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

Absolutely. This is a really popular request and we actually offer this service for free as set out in my packages.

How much time do you need to set up?

Depending on the service required I can be set up in 10 - 40 minutes. As soon as our PA is set up we 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?

Yes indeed you can, all song choices can be agreed and even performed prior to the date via live media consultation. this is a service I provide for free for each booking.

Do you bring all the equipment you need to perform?

Yes I do. the venue may have its own PA but I will always bring my own just to make sure that your wedding / event can run smoothly no matter what.

Can you learn song requests before the event?

I am always learning new songs via request for customers... all song choices can be agreed and even performed prior to the date via live media consultation. this is a service I provide for free for each booking.

What do your clients love most about your performances?

People love the full band sound I can create while using my loopstaion, plus my ability to play any genre of music for every occasion and setting the right mood for the right bookings.

Which venues have you performed at in the past?

Philhamonic Hall Crabwell Manor Thornton Hall Hotel Craxton Wood Hotel Formby Hall Manchester Town Hall Chester Race Course Camp & Furnace Sefton Palm House Seiont Manor Hotel

Which artists have you been most influenced by?

Paul Simon Sting Dire Straits Bill Withers Jeff Buckley Foy Vance Ed Sheeran Newton Falkner Damien Rice David Gray Coldplay Oasis Ben Harper Bob Dylan The Beatles TBH the list is endless....

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

I've performed at the Philharmonic Hall as part of the Brouhaha featured artist lineup.

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)£50
Up to 1 hour£200
Up to 2 hours£250
Up to 3 hours£350
Packages
SILVER
SILVER * Your first dance performed live
 * 90 - 120 minutes of live music
 * Sound system for up to 150 people
 * Lighting (optional)
 * Playlist choices
 * Pre-event consultation
 * Access to private facebook group
£475
Wedding BRONZE
BRONZE * Pre-ceremony live music
 * Singing you down the aisle
 * Live music during the register signing
 * 90 minutes of live music at drinks reception
 * Pre-event consultation
 * Access to private facebook group
£475
GOLD
GOLD * Pre-ceremony live music
 * Singing you down the aisle
 * Live music during the register signing
 * 90 minutes of live music at drinks reception
 * Your first dance performed live 
 * 1 x 45 min live evening set after first dance
 * Pre-event consultation
 * Playlist choices
 * Backstage pass to private facebook group.
£775
PLATINUM
PLATINUM * Pre-ceremony live music
 * Singing you down the aisle
 * Live music during the register signing
 * 90 minutes of live music at drinks reception
 * Your first dance performed live
 * 2 x 45 minute live sets after first dance
 * Lighting (optional)
 * Pre-event consultation
 * Backstage pass to private facebook group.
 * Sound system and playlist for your meal
 * Microphone and sound system for speeches
£950

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Dominic R, 1 month ago

I could not have been happier with the Ron's performance. What a nice patient guy, and in these troubled time he brought smiles to the faces of many people on Friday night. Thank you to encore and most importantly thanks to Ron. Amazing musician, and brilliant voice. 5 stars all round

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Mel W, 1 year ago

Such a talent. He works with you to provide the musical background to your special moments. Great performer. Versatile and always a joy to listen to. Highly recommend Ron

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Chris L, 1 year ago

One of the most talented and versatile acts I ever had the pleasure of booking, reliable and professional too... highly recommended.

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