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Murray Gardiner

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Overview

  • Folk/rock solo singer up to full band
  • Acoustic covers of classic songs from the likes of The Band, Neil Young, The Beatles and Ryan Adams
  • Performs solo as standard and can be expanded up to a full 4 piece band

Location

Murray is based in Gloucestershire and regularly plays across the country.

Standard Set Times

  • 2 x 45 minutes as standard

About this Act

Murray Gardiner is a talented singer and guitarist based in Gloucestershire. A unique player and singer with a strong bluesy style, he cut his teeth on the Birmingham music scene in the early 2000s writing songs and playing with a number of acts that garnered some substantial underground acclaim. He would eventually go on to release his self-produced debut album "Barebones" on his own label Silly Dog Records.

Also an in-demand session and performance musician, Murray has performed on numerous recording sessions and played for a number of musical theatre shows, most notably "The Simon and Garfunkel Story", a production that he toured with for two years playing over 250 shows all over the UK and internationally as well as sell out shows in London's West End.

As a solo acoustic performer, Murray's set concentrates on classic songwriting from genres such as Rock , Pop, Americana, Folk and Country, all played and sung in Murray's own unique style and takes in acts as varied as The Beatles, Derek and the Dominoes, Hank Williams and The Band.

Set List

Be My Baby - The Ronettes
Budapest - George Ezra
I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For - U2
Peggy Sue - Buddy Holly
Precious - Annie Lennox
The Boxer - Simon And Garfunkel
I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry - Hank Williams
Sweet Dreams - Eurythmics
The Weight - The Band
Hello Goodbye - The Beatles
Dead Flowers - The Rolling Stones
What's Love Got To Do With It - Tina Turner
Make Me A Pallet On Your Floor - Gillian Welch/Traditional
Heart Of Gold - Neil Young
When The Stars Go Blue - Ryan Adams
Don't Think Twice It's Alright - Bob Dylan
House Of The Rising Sun
I'll Follow You Into The Dark - Death Cab For Cutie
Rocky Raccoon - The Beatles
Waterloo Sunset - The Kinks
I Saw Her Standing There - Beatles
Let's Stay Together - Al Green
Someday I'll Be Saturday Night - Bon Jovi

Lineup

  • Solo vocals and acoustic guitar
  • Duo - with addition of either female vocalist or 2nd guitarist/vocalist
  • 4-piece band consisting of lead vox/guitar, bass, drums and 2nd guitar

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