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Stuart Modway

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About Stuart

Stuart is a testament to old school values when it comes to entertainment. He doesn’t miss a beat
Electric Guitarist
Crawley
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Started in 2005 modway is a culmination of having been in several bands over the years . My solo status allows me to perform on a regular basis at all types of venues across the country . I’m not shackled to one genre of music . But I choose 60’s beat. 70’s mod revival. 80’s two tone and 90’s Brit pop. All of my songs are played to a carefully constructed backing track that contains backing vocals and instruments produced by myself . Which free’s me up to be the front man I am . While I sing and play my little heart out . Great for pubs, clubs and private party events that want that full band experience on a budget . So If you like : the Jam , the Beatles , the Kinks , the Who , Smal faces , the searchers . The clash , kaiser chiefs , Paul weller , madness , the specials , Ub40 , bob Marley . Etc Then mods the man for you With a wealth of talent and experience that spans over 30 years you won’t be disappointed in the delivery of this exceptional talent” .

Performance details
I can perform outdoors
I have a car I can use to travel to gigs
I can perform with backing tracks
My equipment is PAT tested
I own a PA system
Musicianship
Genres:
1950s era music, 1990s era music, 1980s era music, 1970s era music, 1960s era music, Ska, Reggae, Britpop, Indie, Pop rock, Rock 'n' Roll, Punk rock, Pop, Covers, Tribute, Vintage, Glam rock, World music, Caribbean music, Acoustic, Karaoke, Alternative rock, Easy listening, Light music, Christmas, Top 40, Electronic, Noise music, Rock, Rockabilly, Classic rock, Ambient pop
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Instruments:
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Event types:
Bar / Club / Venue event, Hotel / Restaurant event, Private event, Corporate event, Concert, Birthday party, Christmas party, New Year's Eve
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Other skills:
Arranger, Lyricist, Composer, Songwriter, Actor, Producer, Audio engineer, Sound technician
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Song list

COME UP & SEE ME , MAKE ME SMILE : Steve Harley -.1970’s
LOVE IS THE DRUG : Roxy Music - 1970’s
HOT LOVE : T.rex - 1970’s
GET IT ON : T.rex- 1970’s
20th CENTURY BOY : T.rex - 1970’s
STUCK IN THE MIDDLE : Stealers wheel / Gerry Rafferty -1970’s
BROWN EYED GIRL : Van Morrison .-1970’s
SWEET CAROLINE : Neil Diamond - 1970’s
COUNTRY ROADS : Neil Young - 1970’s
BLACK MAGIC WOMAN : Carlos Santana - 1970’s
DANIEL : Elton John - 1970’s
EVERYBODY'S TALKIN’ : Harry Nilsson - 1970’s
SORROW : David Bowie / Mersey beats - 60’s 70’s
EASY : The Commodores / Lionel Ritchie 1970’s
IS SHE REALLY GOING OUT WITH HIM : Joe Jackson - 1970’s
TEENAGE KICKS : The Undertones -1970’s
EVER FALLEN IN LOVE : The Buzzcocks - 1970’s
SQUEEZE BOX : The Who - 1970’s
SUBSTITUTE : The Who - 1970’s
A MESSAGE TO YOU RUDI : The Specials - 1970’s
GANGSTERS : The Specials - 1970’s
TOO MUCH TOO YOUNG : The Specials - 1970’s
RAT RACE : The Specials - 1970’s
START : the Jam - 1980’s
THATS ENTERTAINMENT : the Jam -1980’s
TOWN CALLED MALICE : the jam - 1980’s
ETON RIFLES : The Jam - 1980’s
GOING UNDERGROUND : The Jam - 1980’s
DOWN IN THE TUBE STATION : The Jam - 1980’s
HIT ME WITH YOUR RHYTHM STICK : Ian dury - 1980’s
OLIVERS ARMY : Elvis Costello - 1980’s
SHOULD I STAY OR SHOULD I GO : The Clash - 1980’s
BABY I LOVE YOU : The Ramones - 1980’s
I WANNA BE SEDATED : The Ramones -1970’s
BAGGY TROUSERS : Madness - 1980’s
IT MUST BE LOVE : Madness -1980’s
NIGHT BOAT TO CAIRO : Madness - 1980’s
MADNESS : Madness - 1980’s
THE PRINCE : Madness - 1980’s
MY GIRLS MAD AT ME : Madness - 1980’s
SHAME & SCANDAL : Madness - 2000’s
SPECIAL BREW : Bad Manners - 1980’s
LIP UP FATTY : Bad Manners. - 1980’s
GOLDEN BROWN : The Stranglers - 1980’s
ITCHY-COO PARK : The Small Faces -1960’s
MY GENERATION : The Who - 1960’s
YOU REALLY GOT ME : The Kinks -1960’s
ALL DAY & ALL OF THE NIGHT : The Kinks / Stranglers 60’s/ 70’s
SUNNY AFTERNOON : The Kinks - 1960’s
WATERLOO SUNSET : The Kinks - 1960’s
WORLD WITHOUT LOVE : Peter & Gordon - 1960’s
DON’T THROW YOUR LOVE AWAY : The Searchers - 1960’s
SAVE THE LAST DANCE FOR ME : The Drifters - 1960’s
UP ON THE ROOF : The Drifters - 1960’s
COME OVER TO MY PLACE : The Drifters - 1960’s
CANT TAKE MY EYES OFF YOU : Andy Williams - 1960’s
MUSTANG SALLY : The Commitments - 60’s / 80’s
PAINT IT BLACK : The Rolling Stones - 1960’s
GET OFF MY CLOUD : The Rolling Tones. -1960’s
HONKY TONK WOMEN : The Rolling Stones - 1960’s
ITS ALL OVER NOW : The Rolling Stones - 1960’s
HELP ! : the Beatles - 1960’s
TICKET TO RIDE : The Beatles - 1960’s
HIDE YOUR LOVE AWAY : The Beatles -1960’s
IN MY LIFE : The Beatles - 1960’s
YOU’RE GONNA LOSE THAT GIRL : The Beatles - 1960’s
ILL CRY INSTEAD : The Beatles - 1960’s
LOVE ME DO : The Beatles - 1960’s
PLEASE PLEASE ME : The Beatles - 1960’s
FROM ME TO YOU ; The Beatles - 1960’s
ALL MY LOVING ; The Beatles - 1960’s
CANT BUY ME LOVE : The Beatles - 1960’s
EIGHT DAY S A WEEK : The Beatles - 1960’s
I FEEL FINE : The Beatles - 1960’s
DAY TRIPPER : The Beatles - 1960’s
DRIVE MY CAR : The Beatles - 1960’s
IF I NEEDED SOMEONE : The Beatles / Hollies - 1960’s
NOWHERE MAN : The Beatles - 1960’s
BACK IN THE USSR : The Beatles - 1960’s
GET BACK : The Beatles - 1960’s
OB LA DI OB LA DA : The Beatles - 1960’s
REVOLUTION :The Beatles - 1960’s
HEY JUDE :The Beatles - 1960’s
HERE COMES THE SUN :The Beatles - 1960’s
IMAGINE : John Lennon - 1970’s
SO THIS IS XMAS : John Lennon - 1970’s
STARTING OVER : John Lennon - 1980’s
RED RED WINE : Ub40 -1980’s
KINGSTON TOWN : Ub40-1980’s
CANT HELP FALLING IN LOVE : Ub40 - 1980’s
RAT IN MI KITCHEN : Ub40 - 1980’s
JOHNNY TOO BAD : Ub40 - 1980’s
HOMELY GIRL : Ub40 - 1980’s
ILL BE YOUR BABY TONIGHT : Ub40 - 1980’s
ONE IN TEN : Ub40 - 1980’s
FOOD FOR THOUGHT : Ub40 - 1980’s
KING : Ub40 - 1980’s
LOVE IS ALL IS ALRIGHT : Ub40 - 1980’s
KISS AND SAY GOODBYE : Ub40 - 2000’s
I DONT WANNA DANCE : Eddy Grant - 1980’s
DO YOU FEEL MY LOVE : Eddy Grant - 1980’s
GOOD THING GOING : Sugar Minott - 1980’s
DO YOU REALLY WANT TO HURT ME : Culture club - 1980’s
WALK OF LIFE : Dire Straits - 1980’s
HEROES : David Bowie - 1980’s
CHINA GIRL : David Bowie - 1980’s
CRAZY LITTLE THING CALLED LOVE : Queen - 1980’s
FAITH : George Michael - 1980’s
HELP ME MAKE IT THROUGH THE NIGHT : John Holt - 1970’s
ISRAELITES : Desmond Dekker - 1970’s
O.K.FRED : Errol Dunkley - 1970’s
EVERYTHING I OWN : Ken Boothe / Boy George 70’s / 80’s
I CAN SEE CLEARLY NOW : Jonny Nash - 1970’s
IS THIS LOVE : Bob Marley - 1980’s
COULD YOU BE LOVED : Bob Marley - 1980’s
3 LITTLE BIRDS : Bob Marley - 1980’s
I PREDICT A RIOT : Kaiser Chiefs - 2000’s
HINDU TIMES : Oasis - 2000’s
VALERIE : Amy Winehouse - 2000’s
REHAB : Amy Winehouse - 2000’s
SWEAT LA LA LA : Inner Circle - 2000’s
I JUST WANNA BE LOVED : Boy George - 2000’s
HAVE A NICE DAY : Stereophonics - 1990’s
PARKLIFE : blur - 1990’s
WONDERWALL : Oasis - 1990’s
DONT LOOK BACK IN ANGER : Oasis - 1990’s
WHATEVER : Oasis - 1990’s
SORTED FOR E’z & Whizz : Pulp -1990’s
BITTER SWEET SYMPHONY : The Verve 1990’s
COME AS YOU ARE : Nirvana - 1990’s
ONE : U2 - 1990’s
WILD WOOD : Paul Weller - 1990’s
YOU DO SOMETHING TO ME : Paul Weller - 1990’s
CHANGING MAN : Paul Weller - 1990’s
BROKEN STONES : Paul Weller - 1990’s
DANCE THE NIGHT AWAY : The Mavericks - 1990’s
ANYTHING YOU WANT : The Travelling Wilburys - 1990’s
I’m a believer
Whole lotta shakin’ goin’ on
Under the moon of love
Do you wanna dance
Runaround sue
Johnny b goode
Singing the blues
All I have to do is dream
Be bop a Lula
Don’t be cruel
Return to sender
Devil in disguise
She was only sixteen
La bamba
Blue Xmas
It doesn’t matter anymore
True love ways
Standby me
All shook up
Nadine
His latest Flame
Oh boy
Reeling and a rockin’
You never can tell
Burning love
Brown eyed handsome man
Sweet little 16
Come on
Rock around the clock
Maybe baby
Rave on
Auld lang syne
Customer questions

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

Slight adjustments in running order or times are natural and understandable . I will always endeavour to work with you . Once a booking has been confirmed you can contact me directly to make any adjustments .

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

Yes . I alwys have a playlist of songs that are suitable to the music I am providing both before during and after my sets . . Plus party playlists from The 00’s . And 70’s disco classics . For fun and frolics

How much time do you need to set up?

Usually I would require one hour in which to get in , set up and sound check And have an atmosphere play list ready for guests. An adequate space cleared and ready for me to set up with one small table is always of great help . .

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

Within reason yes . ! Some people prefer to hear more of one genre than another . For example if you want more 50’s than 70’s or less regggae and more brit pop . This can be discussed and arranged at the booking stage Specific songs can be requested in advance and I will always do my best to accommodate

Do you bring all the equipment you need to perform?

Yes I do . As a self contained, hi tech solo guitarist and singer . I bring with me all of my own equipment including Vox amps shure microphones fender guitars Electro voice speakers and a peavey mixer . lights and colour drapes ( where appropriate )

Can you learn specific pieces before the event?

I always say if it is within my vocal range or ability as an artist I will endeavour to provide at least one song for a specific occasion . I would rather know in advance than people coming up to me for requests during my performance .

What do your clients love most about your performances?

My energy and commitment . People are usually very impresssed by my vocal prowess . I have had both vocal and performance training in arts and theatre . Studied a Btec diploma in music

Which venues have you performed at in the past?

Too many to mention . Having toured Europe in my student days I have played the theaterstadt stuggart and been onstage at the Birmingham rep theatre . Recently my favourite venues are the one that let you interact with the audience

Which artists have you been most influenced by?

The Beatles . John Lennon .the Rolling Stones Chuck berry . Paul Anka. Neil Sedaka . Paul Waller . The jam . The Clash . Madness. Bob Marley . Ub40 Amy Winehouse .kaiser chiefs, the Who. I soak up music like a sponge

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

Glastonbury Carlsberg tent 1986 Teaterstadt stutgart 1984 Birmingahm rep 1983 All 5* hotels in Turkey Greece and Spain. Summer festival in vidago Portugal Support act to . Bad manners , the beat, the Selecter , Neville staple, al mighty dread (at the komedia club Brighton) .

Prices

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Standard Prices
Performance durationPrice
Short performance (up to 15 min)£5
Up to 1 hour£125
Up to 2 hours£320
Up to 3 hours£400
Packages
Drinks reception
Two performances of up to 45 mins each during your drinks reception
£375

Add-ons

DJ set
Free

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Graham H, 1 year ago

Stuart was absolutely fantastic. Very easy to get along with and very versatile when initially putting together the repertoire. As his ability and range spans several decades Altered his set list according to guest requests. His quality and energy gave the party that extra special feel. Can't recommend this guy highly enough.

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Ricky S, 2 years ago

Stuart was absolutely fantastic from start to finish. It was our first members only night and everyone said how superb stuart was Stuart you are a legend thanks mate And see you again very soon

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Valerie, 2 years ago

Brilliant

From other customers:

Jesters E, 5 years ago

What a great perfor stuart never lets us down

The S, 4 years ago

Absolutely superb