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Becky Langan

Music

Overview

  • Solo percussive fingerstyle guitarist
  • Excellent repertoire of specially arranged covers and originals

Location

Becky Langan is based in Rochdale. She does however perform at concerts in various locations around the UK and is happy to travel for events.

Standard Set Times

  • 2 x 45 minute sets with 20 minute break
  • 2 x 30 minute sets with 15 minute break
  • 1 x 45 minute set
  • 1 x 60 minute set
  • 1 x 90 minute set

About this Act

Born in Rochdale, Becky Langan is a percussive fingerstyle guitarist who employs a combination of extended techniques that explore the outermost reaches of the acoustic guitar. With over 13 years playing experience, Becky unleashes her creativity by performing incredibly complex instrumental acoustic guitar compositions at concerts around the UK. Having attended numerous master classes from her main inspirations, Becky employs the use of unique alternative tunings, two-handed tapping, percussive tempos and natural harmonic melodies drawn from her inspirations Andy McKee, Jon Gomm, Maneli Jamal and Thomas Leeb. To this day, Becky has approximately 5000 online YouTube subscribers, and her channel has rapidly grown an appreciative audience from all over the world.

​Becky was a semi-finalist on Guitar Star 2016 (Series 2) which aired on Sky Arts - a TV show which scours the UK to discover a world class guitarist. Throughout this competition, she recorded at Abbey Road Studios with producer Tony Visconti and received mentor sessions from many iconic musicians, including; Tony Iommi, George Benson, Wilko Johnson, Jon Gomm and Preston Reed.

Set List

Covers:
No Woman No Cry - Bob Marley (arranged by Thomas Leeb)
Running up That Hill - Kate Bush (arranged by Becky)
With or Without You - U2 (arranged by Jacque Stotzem)
Living on a Prayer - Bon Jovi (arranged by Tomi Paldanius)
Drifting - Andy McKee
Ocean - John Butler
Phoenix Rising - Calum Graham
Canon in D - Johann Pachelbel (arranged by Trace Bundy)
Ain't Nobody - Chaka Khan (arranged by Jon Gomm)

Originals (As seen on Sky Arts, Guitar Star):
Fight or Flight
Aurora
A Lucid Dream
The Puzzle
Breeze



Lineup

  • Solo guitarist

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