Wayne Wilder

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Wayne Wilder is a talented guitarist, gifted singer with exceptional songwriting ability. Competent in any music genre from folk to punk.

Wayne Wilder began his music career as a busker, traveling around the towns of cities of Ireland playing an eclectic mix of Irish folk ballads, blues and acoustic interpretations of his favorite rock songs. A self-confessed story lover, Wayne enjoys both listening and telling stories. Something which is well presented in his song-writing. Wilder continues to travel the country playing his original works in venues and on street corners, and today shares his time between several bands playing a multitude of different styles and other solo projects.

Performance details
I can perform outdoors
My equipment is PAT tested
I own a PA system
Folk, Folk rock, Traditional Irish folk, Bluegrass, Country, Traditional English folk, Blues, Modern jazz, Gypsy jazz, Ragtime, Rock, Classic rock, Britpop, Indie, Punk rock
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Event types:
Bar / Club / Venue event, Wedding, Funeral / Memorial service, Hotel / Restaurant event, Private event, Corporate event, Concert, Recording session, Theatre / Show, Birthday party, Christmas party, New Year's Eve
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Other skills:
Arranger, Composer, Lyricist, Producer, Songwriter, Sound technician, Actor, Musical comedy, Ableton Live, MC, Live looping, Instrumental teaching
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Song list

Folk List:
1. Fiddlers Green
2. The Irish Rover
3. The Band Played Waltzing Matilda
4. Red Is the Rose
5. The Town of Ballybay
6. Will you go Lassie go
7. The Wild Rover
8. Paddy on the Railway
9. The parting Glass
10. The Monto
11. Hand Me Down me Bible
12. Donegal Danny
13. Red Haired Mary
14. The rare old times
15. Molly Malone
16. As she moved through the Fair
17. Spancil Hill
18. Whack fol de diddle
19. Weila weila waile
20. The Spanish Lady
21. The Auld Triangle
22. Grace
23. Four Green Fields
24. The Raggle Taggle Gypsy
25. The Black Velvet Band
26. The Whistling Gypsy Rover
27. The Liar
28. I'll Tell Me Ma
29. McAlpine's Fusileers
30. Bold O'Dunahue
31. The Foggy Dew
32. The Rare Old Mountain Dew
33. The Wild Colonial Boy
34. Sam Hall
35. The Molly Maguires
Alternate Song list
1. Personal Jesus
2. Ring of Fire
3. Stuck in the Middle
4. Down so long
5. Need your love so bad
6. Roadhouse Blues
7. Light my Fire
8. Jailhouse rock
9. T.N.T.
10. You Shook me all night long
11. House of the rising Sun
12. Piano Man
13. Sunny Afternoon
14. Ballroom blitz
15. Born to be Wild
16. Going to my hometown
17. Rollin and Tumblin
18. Out on the Western Plain
19. Where did you Sleep last Night
20. Pay me My money Down
21. Perfect Day
22. Wanted Man
23. knocking on Heavens Door
24. Mack the Knife
25. Ice-cream man
26. Grapefruit Moon
27. New Coat of Paint
28. Waist deep in the Big Muddy
29. What a wonderful World
30. Nobody Knows you when you're Down and Out
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Customer questions

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

We always try our 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 us know.

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. If you'd like a DJ service via our PA after the final set until the venue closes, we provide this for an additional E100

How much time do you need to set up?

Setup and Soundcheck usually takes about an hour.

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

Yes always happy to chat through and make sure we find what works for your event. If you have any favorites, please supply list 24 hours before Gig.

Do you bring all the equipment you need to perform?

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

Can you learn specific pieces before the event?

More than happy to expand my catalog, with new songs, however please allow time to prepare request.


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)£125
Up to 1 hour£200
Up to 2 hours£310
Up to 3 hours£500


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Philip D, 8 months ago

Great repertoire of songs, a gentleman to deal with and a complete crowd pleaser