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Si Holmes

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Bristol
Public liability insurance of £1 million
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Simon is a singer/songwriter who has toured Europe & the UK with his mix of original songs, plus country, rock'n'roll, blues & soul covers.

Si has been a professional singer/songwriter for the last ten years, touring throughout Europe and the UK, and he has supported the likes of Seth Lakeman, Martin Harley and Frank Turner. Si writes original music with a blues, rock and country sound. His sets include his original songs, mixed with covers of popular blues, soul, jazz, rock and country songs. There's something for everyone! Si uses vocal and guitar pedals to create a huge sound for a solo performer. Harmonica and percussion also feature. He has all his own equipment, and is therefore completely self sufficient. This gives an option to plug into a venue's sound PA system, or he can use his own. He is also a qualified sound engineer. Si also plays guitar and sings as part of a duo called The Belle Adventure with his wife, Kate.

Performance details
I can perform outdoors
I have a car I can use to travel to gigs
I require car parking close to venues
I can perform while walking around a venue
My equipment is PAT tested
I own a PA system
Musicianship
Genres:
Folk, Bluegrass, Country, Rockabilly, Blues, Jazz, Cabaret, Acoustic, Americana, Covers, Soul, Vintage, Motown, R&B
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Instruments:
Singer, Guitar, Percussion, Singing guitarist, Harmonica, Arranger, Bass guitar, Bass drum, Electric guitar
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Event types:
Wedding, Wedding proposal, Funeral / Memorial service, Hotel / Restaurant event, Bar / Club / Venue event, Private event, Corporate event, Charity event, Concert, Recording session, Cruise, Burns night, Birthday party, Christmas party, New Year's Eve
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Other skills:
Songwriter, Sound technician, Audio engineer, Arranger
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Song list

Georgia on my mind - Ray Charles
We have all the time in the world - Louis Armstrong
Summertime - Billie Holiday
Feeling Good - Nina Simone
I put a spell on you - Nina Simone
Cupid - Sam Cooke
Stand By Me - Ben E King
Let's stay together - Al Green
Take me to the River - Al Green
California Dreaming - Bobby Womack
Use Me - Bill Withers
Ain’t No Sunshine - Bill Withers
Heard it through the Grapevine - Marvin Gaye
Teardrops - Womack & Womack
God Only Knows - The Beach Boys
She - Elvis Costello
The Snake - Al Wilson
Dancing in the Dark - Bruce Springsteen
Born to Run - Bruce Springsteen
Everybody's Talking at Me - Harry Nielsen
Graceland - Paul Simon
Free Falling - Tom Petty
Higher & Higher - Jackie WIlson
Stuck in the Middle - Steelers Wheel
You never can tell - Chuck Berry
9 to 5 - Dolly Parton
Jolene - Dolly Parton
Ring of Fire - Johnny Cash
Folsom Prison Blues - Johnny Cash
Mama Tried - Merle Haggard
Suspicious Minds - Elvis Presley
Guitar Man - Elvis Presley
Desperado - The Eagles
Take it Easy - The Eagles
Man of constant sorrow - Traditional
What Would I do Without You? - Drew Holcombe
Chained to the Rhythm - Katy Perry
Blank Space - Taylor Swift/Ryan Adams
Ho Hey - The Lumineers
Gold Digger/I got a woman - Ray & Kanye
Umbrella (country/reggae) - Rihanna
Shut up and dance - Walk the Floor
Call me Maybe - Carly Rae Jepson
Home - Johnnyswim

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Simon H, 1 year ago

Excellent, can't thank Si enough.

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Nikos C, 9 years ago

Recommend catching him if you can. The man has a vision for the future, and it’s well worth a listen.

Private C, 2 years ago

What a fantastic evening. The music was just great and really set the tone.