Gordon - Singer/Guitarist

Gordon - Singer/Guitarist - Acoustic in Chester

Key Info

Based: Chester

Guide Price: £305

Genre: Acoustic

Lead Vocals: Male vocals


Having been championed by BBC 6 Music Tom Robinson 'lovely songs - man, does he have a big voice', Gordon is an exceptionally talented Chester-based wedding singer.

Previously signed to Justice brother records and BBC new talent songwriter of the year finalist, Gordon has his own unique sound although he lists artists like Jeff Buckley, Bon Iver, Damien Rice, Ryan Adams and Eddie Vedder as influences. A multi-instrumentalist, Gordon writes, records and performs all of his music with a feel and emotional heft all his own.

He has worked with some industry greats, including Tony Platt (Bob Marley and AC/DC) along with prestigious shows at famous London venues such as The Troubadour and the Barfly.

For your wedding or event, Gordon will be self-contained with PA system and background music between sets if required.

Gordon is based in Chester, and is able to perform UK wide.


Ain’t No Sunshine/ Grandmas Hands - Bill Withers
Backroads - Lonely The Brave
Best Of You - Foo Fighters
Blame It On Me - George Ezra
Blank Space - Taylor Swift
Brown Eyed Girl - Van Morrison
Cannonball - Damien Rice
Castle On The Hill - Ed Sheeran
Champagne Supernova - Oasis
Chasing Cars - Snow Patrol
Coconut Skins - Damien Rice
Comin' Home - City And Colour
Crazy - Gnarls Barkley
Dancing On My Own - Calum Scott/ Robyn
Drift Away - Dobie Gray
Fast Car - Tracey Chapman
Fix You - Cold Play
Free Fallin’ - John Mayer/ Tom Petty
Gangsters Paradise - Coolio
Guiding Light - Foy Vance
Hey Ya - Outkast
Higher Love - Steve Winwood
Ho Hey - Lumineers
Hold Back The River - James Bay
Hotel California - The Eagles
How To Save A Life - The Fray
Human - Rag N Bone Man
I Need A Dollar - Aloe Black
I See Fire - Ed Sheeran
I Will Wait - Mumford And Sons
Iris - Goo Goo Dolls
Iron Sky - Paolo Nutini
Keep Your Head Up - Ben Howard
Let Her Cry - Hootie And The Blowfish
Let Me Love You - Mario
Let’s Get It On - Marvin Gaye
Lets Stay Together - Al Green
Losing My Religion - R E M
Love And Hate - Michael Kiwanuka
Many Of Horror - Biffy Clyro
Mercy Mercy Me - Marvin Gaye
Mojo Working - Muddy Waters
Morning Glory - Oasis
Mr Brightside - The Killers
No Diggity - Black Street
Photograph - Ed Sheeran
Purple Rain - Prince
Scared To Be Lonely - Dua Lipa
Sex On Fire - Kings Of Leon
Sittin’ On The Dock Of The Bay - Otis Redding
Skin - Rag N Bone Man
Skinny Love - Bon Iver
Slide Away - Oasis
Speeding Car - Walking On Cars
Stand By Me - Ben E King
Stompin' Ground - Joe Purdy
Sweet Home Alabama - Lynyrd Skynyrd
Take It Easy - The Eagles
The Wolf - Mumford And Sons
This Is How We Do It - Montell Jordan
Thousand Years - Christina Perri
Time Of Your Life - Green Day
Times Like These - Foo Fighters
Tracks Of My Tears - Smokey Robinson
Use Somebody - Kings Of Leon
Waiting On The World To Change - John Mayer
What’s Going On - Marvin Gaye
Wonderwall - Oasis/ Ryan Adams
X0 - Beyoncé


I am really keen to have some live music during my wedding ceremony - are you able to perform during the ceremony?
Absolutely! I regularly perform during wedding ceremonies and drinks receptions. I like to arrive and set up in time for when your guests start to arrive, I can then welcome them with some live music and perform when required during your ceremony. I can then re-set and perform during your drinks reception if required.

I can also perform during wedding breakfasts.

Do you take requests?
I am happy to perform one special request for you - for weddings this is usually a song during the ceremony. You can also let us know your top 10 preferences from the repertoire - so you can be sure to hear all your favourites on the day.

How long do you take to set-up?
30 minutes.

What time do you play?
At a time to suit your event, standard prices are for 2 hours of live music, to be performed as required over a 4 hour period.

What is your guide price based on?
My guide price is based on me performing at a venue within 30 miles of my base in Chester. I charge travel costs for venues further than 30 miles, and if your venue is more than a 2 hours 30 mins drive home, I charge a bit extra so I can book accommodation.

Do you have your own equipment?
Yes – I travel self-contained with amplification.

Our venue has a noise limiter, can you work with that?
Yes, my sound works fine with noise limiters.

Do you have Public Liability Insurance and PAT tested equipment?

How much space do you require?
I have played in some very small spaces, but ideally a minimum of around 1.5m x 3m.

How much power do you require?
1 x 13-amp sockets is fine for our system.

Do I need to provide food/drinks?
Soft drinks are always much appreciated & for longer days a meal would be great but this is not essential.

Can we see you play live before booking?
As a professional function musician, my bookings tend to be weddings and private events that unfortunately I am unable to invite guests to. My audio is a very accurate insight into my sound, and we'd also encourage you to check out my testimonials to see what previous clients have said about their experience.



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