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Phil Richards



  • Professional & experienced singer and guitarist
  • Huge repertoire of music, old and new from act such as Van Morrison, The Beach Boys, The Beatles and Oasis
  • Can perform with or without vocals if required


Phil Richards is based in Hull and frequently travels and performs across the UK.

Standard Set Times

  • Two 45 minute sets with a 30 minute interval. Longer set lengths can be arranged.

About this Act

Phil Richards is a professional acoustic covers artist offering music entertainment for a variety of occasions. All sound and lighting equipment is provided and nationwide travel is not an issue. The performance and setlist will be tailor-made to your event, whether you require old classics, or a set of more modern music. A lounge-style background music set can be performed, perfect for weddings and restaurants, or a more upbeat setlist if you want guests singing and dancing!

Phil has over a decade of experience in professional performance, and has been a part of countless weddings, corporate events, and parties, as well as performing at Hull City Hall, onboard P&O Ferries, and as in-house entertainment for Village Hotels.

An extensive list of positive feedback for Phil's performances is available, often commending his passionate vocal presence, guitar skills, professionalism, and organisation. With advance notice, requests can also be arranged or even learnt, if there is a special song you require for your event (such as a first dance or an aisle song).

A performance from Phil Richards will add a great atmosphere to your event and make it one to remember, so don't hesitate to get in touch.

Set List

This is just a sample of a large and frequently expanding repertoire:

Adele - Make You Feel My Love
Aerosmith - Don't Wanna Miss a Thing
A-ha - Take on Me
Aloe Blacc - I Need a Dollar
American Pie - Don Mclean
Arctic Monkeys - I Bet That You Look Good on the Dancefloor
Arctic Monkeys - Mardy Bum
Avicii - Wake Me Up
Bastille - Pompeii
Beautiful South - Don’t Marry Her
Ben E. King - Stand By Me
Black Eyed Peas - Where is the Love
Blur - Song 2
Bon Jovi - Livin' on a Prayer
Bruno Mars - Grenade
Bruno Mars - Just the Way You Are
Bruno Mars - Marry You
Bruno Mars - Uptown Funk
Bryan Ferry - Let's Stick Together
Calum Scott - Dancing On My Own
Chainsmokers - Closer
Chainsmokers - Paris
Chuck Berry - Johnny B. Goode
Coldplay - Yellow
Colin Haye - Overkill
Culture Club - Karma Chameleon
Daniel Powter - Had A Bad Day
David Bowie - Space Oddity
Dire Straits - Sultans of Swing
Ed Sheeran - Castle on the Hill
Ed Sheeran - I See Fire
Ed Sheeran - Lego House
Ed Sheeran - Shape of You
Ed Sheeran - The A Team
Electric Light Orchestra - Mr Blue Sky
Ella Fitzgerald - Dream a Little Dream of Me
Elton John - Rocketman
Elton John - Your Song
Elvis Presley - Jailhouse Rock
Feeder - Buck Rogers
Fountains of Wayne - Stacey's Mom
Frank Sinatra - Fly Me to the Moon
George Ezra - Blame it on Me
George Ezra - Budapest
Gorillaz - Feel Good Inc.
Gotye - Somebody that I Used to Know
Greenday - Time of Your Life
Guns 'n' Roses - Sweet Child o' Mine
Harry Nilsson - Everybody's Talkin' at Me
Jack Johnson - Banana Pancakes
Jackson 5 - Blame it on the Boogie
James Arthur - Say You Won't Let Go
James Blunt - Goodbye My Lover
James Blunt - You're Beautiful
Jason Mraz - I'm Yours
Jeff Buckley - Hallelujah
Jessie J - Domino
Johnny Cash - Boy Named Sue
Johnny Cash - Ring of Fire
Katy Perry - Firework
Kings of Leon - Sex on Fire
Lady Gaga - Pokerface
Lonestar - Amazed
Lukas Graham - 7 Years
Lynyrd Skynyrd - Freebird
Lynyrd Skynyrd - Sweet Home Alabama
Madness - House of Fun
Maroon 5 - Moves Like Jagger
Maroon 5 - This Love
Marvin Gaye - Heard it Through the Grapevine
Mcfly - Five Colours in Her Hair
Mcfly - Obviously
Men At Work - Land Down Under
Metallica - Nothing Else Matters
Michael Jackson - Thriller
Mika - Big Girls
Mumford and Sons - I Will Wait
Mumford and Sons - Little Lion Man
Mungo Jerry - In the Summertime
Muse - Starlight
Newton Faulkner - Dream Catch Me
Newton Faulkner - Feels Like Home
Nickelback - Rockstar
Nizlopi - JCB Song
Oasis - Don't Look Back in Anger
Oasis - Half the World Away
Oasis - She’s Electric
Oasis - Wonderwall
Otis Redding - Sittin' On the Dock of the Bay
Otis Redding - Try a Little Tenderness
Percy Sledge - When a Man Loves a Woman
Pink Floyd - Wish You Were Here
Queen - I Want To Break Free
Rag and Bone Man - Human
Razorlight - America
Razorlight - Before I Fall to Pieces
Red Hot Chilli Peppers - Under the Bridge
Rhianna - We Found Love
Ronan Keating - When You Say Nothing At All
Sam Smith - Money on My Mind
Sam Smith - Stay With Me
Scouting For Girls - Heartbeat
Sia - Titanium
Simon and Garfunkel - Mrs. Robinson
Snow Patrol - Chasing Cars
Status Quo - Rockin' All Over the World
Stevie Wonder - Superstition
Stone Sour/Corey Taylor - Bother
Survivor - Eye of The Tiger
System of a Down - Roulette
Take That - Shine
The Beach Boys - Sloop John B
The Beatles - Blackbird
The Beatles - Hard Day's Night
The Beatles - I Wanna Hold Your Hand
The Calling - Wherever You Will Go
The Commitments - Mustang Sally
The Foundations - Build Me Up Buttercup
The Four Tops - I Can't Help Myself
The Housemartins - Happy Hour
The Killers - Human
The Killers - Mr. Brightside
The Kinks - Sunny Afternoon
The Kinks - You Really Got Me
The Monkees - Daydream Believer
The Monkees - I'm a Believer
The Script - Man Who Can't Be Moved
The Vamps - Wild Heart
The Weekend - I Feel It Coming
The Who - Behind Blue Eyes
Toploader - Dancing in the Moonlight
Tracy Chapman - Fast Car
Two Door Cinema Club - What You Know
Van Morrison - Brown Eyed Girl
Weezer - Say it Ain't So
Wheatus - Teenage Dirtbag
Xample - Love Kickstarts


  • Solo acoustic guitar and vocals.


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