Brad Matthews

Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Verified bookings: 28
Reviews: 47
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Price from: £360

Brad Matthews is a professional Acoustic Singer & DJ and Nashville recording artist based in the UK. To accompany his extensive set-list of songs from the likes of Elvis to Ed Sheeran, a back catalogue of gigs including dates in the US, to corporate events and weddings has allowed Brad to tailor his performances to provide exceptional entertainment for your special day.

Looking for a simple solution for all your wedding entertainment needs? Enquire about Brad's popular Wedding Entertainment Packages which include all your entertainment needs in a hassle free package of your choice.

*Customisable wedding entertainment packages - Includes Live Music, DJ and PA use for speeches etc.

*Professional sound system fully PAT Tested

*Public Liability of up to £1 Million and Professional Indemnity of up to £1 Million

*Learn & Perform up-to 4 songs during the ceremony (Learn & perform 2 songs for all other events)

*Learn & Perform first dance song

Just one of the amazing testimonials Brad has been given..

“Armed with an acoustic guitar, easy smile and strong vocals, Brad takes a familiar musical genre and brings a style of his own. This is someone who is clearly growing as a songwriter, from tender, melodious songs with lyrics that are at once personal and relatable, to more up-beat songs with a real punch of pop folk power. Great interaction with the audience, really got the crowd growing. As someone who has toured the States and played at far more prestigious venues, we were honoured to have him play for us.” – Abigail Sharp, Nottingham City Council

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Tony Cox

March 7, 2020

Brad was truly amazing at my 60th birthday bash! His repertoire of songs perfectly matched the party spirit. His two set performance was seamless and faultless. Not only was his performance outstanding, he was a really affable charming young man with a huge talent. I really lucked out having Brad play for us. I’d definitely recommend him for your party or function. Simply excellent. Thank you Brad!! Tony C

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John Williams

Nov. 29, 2019

Brad. A great job. You and James the chef made our day. Thanks John and Hilary

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Sheana rana

Nov. 2, 2019

Booked Brad to perform at my house for my Husbands 50th Birthday. He is an extremely talented performer, very professional, got on great with the crowd and didn't mind about the small amount of space he had to work in! I have received so many comments on how good Brad was so thank you so much!!! Don't hesitate to book Brad as you wont regret it! x

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Emma Hackett

Oct. 25, 2019

We owe so much to Brad for making our evening wedding reception so brilliant! The live sets he performed were fantastic and definitely got our guests in the mood for dancing the night away as he moved into his DJ set. I love how well Brad read the crowd and knew exactly what to play to make sure everyone was having a great time. Throughout planning our wedding Brad was so professional and great at communicating, making us feel at ease and excited for our wedding. Don’t hesitate to get in touch with Brad for your event - we really can’t recommend him enough.

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Lisa penney

Sept. 14, 2019

Omg you have got to hire him! He is utterly amazing ! So talented!! He made our day perfect the music was welcomed by all our 140 guests young and old.... !

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Ruby Fleckney

Aug. 24, 2019

Brad was absolutely brilliant playing during our ceremony and drinks reception. He learnt a couple of songs specifically for our ceremony and all of our guests loved him! Really friendly and professional and a very talented musician, we would recommend him to anyone!

Services From Brad Matthews

Brad Matthews
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Solo Guitarist - Daytime Package

The most memorable moments of your day deserve the best soundtrack. Request your favourite songs to be performed during the ceremony, then enjoy a diverse repertoire of songs throughout your drinks reception, wedding breakfast or wherever suits you best - The choice is yours with this flexible package. - Learn & perform 4 songs during your ceremony - Live performance throughout your drinks reception and/or wedding breakfast (typically 2 x 45 minute sets each) - Your choice of live performance Set Times (e.g. 2 x 1 hour sets) - PA / Microphone for speeches and background music (optional) - Free consultation prior to the event
From: £600 per event
Brad Matthews
(47)

Solo Guitarist - All Day Package

Tailor my entertainment services in a way that works best for you. Whether it’s those memorable moments during your ceremony, supplying background music during your drinks reception and wedding breakfast, or to get people singing along to your favourite hits in the evening. PLUS a DJ set to keep you and your guests dancing through the night. Have all your wedding entertainment needs taken care of, in one hassle free package. - Everything included in the Daytime and Evening Packages. - Flexible Set Times - DJ service with complete sound & lighting system - On hand service throughout the day - Free consultation prior to the event * MOST POPULAR
From: £1150 per event
Brad Matthews
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Solo Guitarist - Evening Package

Say goodbye to planning stress. The simple solution to get you and your guests on your feet for a night full of quality entertainment. The ultimate Live Music & DJ package. - Your choice of live performance Set Times (e.g. 2 x 1 hour sets) - Includes DJ sets after / in-between live performances with a complete sound & lighting system - Learn & perform first dance song (optional) - Free consultation prior to the event
From: £700 per event
Awards

FAQs

  • What kind of events do you usually serve?

    I cover everything from Weddings to Corporate events and Parties. A wealth of experience allows me to tailor my services to suit your needs.

  • Who are your previous clients?

    BBC Radio Nottingham, Rock City, CBS, Hart's Hotel, Equifax, Warner Leisure Hotels, Nottingham City Council, RJ Rockers brewery - USA, Honky Tonk Central - Nashville, Lexisnexis Corp, TDX Group, The Belfry Hotel & Resort, Suede Lounge Bar, Nottinghamshire Hospice

  • How long do you play for?

    I'm very flexible with my set times, however, the most common set times I get asked to play are 2 x 1 hour sets or 3 x 45 minute sets.

  • Do you have your own PA and lighting?

    I have a full range PA system which caters for all venue sizes, as well as a Lighting bar (Chauvet GIGbar 2.0) - Uplighting packages also available.

  • Do you have Public Liability Insurance and PAT tested equipment?

    All my equipment is PAT tested, I also have Public Liability of up to £1 Million and Professional Indemnity of up to £1 Million.

  • My favourite tune is not on your list. Will you be able to play it?

    I am very flexible with my repertoire and welcome any song requests, ideally a month in advance. Song requests are however limited to 4, however, I'll try my best to learn any additional requests you might have, given enough time.

  • How many breaks do you take? How long are they?

    I typically take a 15 minute break in-between sets, however you're more than welcome to configure my sets and breaks to suit your schedule.

  • Can you provide a DJ service too?

    Yes! - Please ask about my entertainment packages which are designed to cover all your entertainment needs throughout the day, including a DJ service featuring a complete audio and lighting system.

Set List/Services

POP & CLASSIC HITS:

10,000 Hours (Dan + Shay ft. Justin Bieber)
A Thousand Years (Christina Perri)
All Night Long (Lionel Richie)
All Of Me (John Legend)
Angels (Robbie Williams)
Babylon (David Gray)
Back For Good (Take That)
Better Together (Jack Johnson)
Billie Jean (Michael Jackson)
Breakfast at Tiffany's (Deep Blue Something)
Brown Eyed Girl (Van Morrison)
Budapest (George Ezra)
Butchie’s Tune (Lovin’ Spoonful)
Can't Feel My Face (The Weeknd)
Castle on the Hill (Ed Sheeran)
Chasing Rubies (Hudson Taylor)
Crazy Little Thing Called Love (Queen)
Dance With Me Tonight (Olly Murs)
Don’t Look Back in Anger (Oasis)
Everybody's Changing (Keane)
Everything (Michael Bublé)
Get Lucky (Daft Punk)
Go Your Own Way (Fleetwood Mac)
Hearts Don’t Break Around Here (Ed Sheeran)
Hold My Girl (George Ezra)
I Don’t Care (Ed Sheeran & Justin Bieber)
I'll Be There For You (The Rembrandts)
I Feel It Coming (The Weeknd)
I Won't Give Up (Jason Mraz)
Lego House (Ed Sheeran)
Little Things (One Direction)
Livin’ on a Prayer (Bon Jovi)
Loosing My Religion (R.E.M)
Marry You (Bruno Mars)
Meet You There (Busted)
Mr Brightside (The Killers)
Mustang Sally (Wilson Pickett)
Over & Over Again (Nathan Sykes)
Roots Rock Reggae (Bob Marley)
Perfect (Ed Sheeran)
Say You Won't Let Go (James Arthur)
Saw Her Standing There (Beatles)
She’s Electric (Oasis)
She Will Be Loved (Maroon 5)
Shotgun (George Ezra)
Shut Up And Dance (Walk The Moon)
Sit Down (James)
Sittin’ On The Dock Of The Bay (Otis Redding)
Songbird (Fleetwood Mac)
Sorry (Justin Bieber)
Stitches (Shawn Mendes)
Stuck in the Middle (Stealers Wheel)
Suck It And See (Arctic Monkeys)
Sugar (Maroon 5)
Summer In The City (Lovin’ Spoonful)
Summer of ’69 (Bryan Adams)
Sunday Morning (Lionel Richie)
Sweet Caroline (Neil Diamond)
Sweet Child O' Mine (Guns 'N' Roses)
Teenage Kicks (The Undertones)
Tenerife Sea (Ed Sheeran)
That’s Entertainment (The Jam)
Thinking Out Loud (Ed Sheeran)
Time Of Your life (Green Day)
Top Of The World (The Carpenters)
Town Called Malice (The Jam)
Three Little Birds (Bob Marley)
Truthfully (DNCE)
Twist And Shout (Beatles)
Use Somebody (Kings of Leon)
Walking Away (Craig David)
We Don’t Have To Take Our Clothes Off (Jermaine Stewart)
Wherever You Will Go (The Calling)
Why Does It Always Rain On Me (Travis)
Winter Winds (Mumford & Sons)
Wonderwall (Oasis)
World Without You (Hudson Taylor)
You Got A Friend In Me (Toy Story)

COUNTRY & ROCK N ROLL:

Achy Breaky Heart (Billy Ray Cyrus)
Annie’s Song (John Denver)
Beautiful Crazy (Luke Combs)
Best Shot (Jimmie Allen)
Body Like A Back Road (Sam Hunt)
Boot Scootin' Boogie (Brooks & Dunn)
Can't Help Falling In Love (Elvis Presley)
Carolina (Parmalee)
Celebrity (Brad Paisley)
Chattahoochee (Alan Jackson)
Colder Weather (Zac Brown Band)
Die A Happy Man (Thomas Rhett)
Fast (Luke Bryan)
Friends in Low Places (Garth Brooks)
Great Balls of Fire (Jerry Lee Lewis)
Hound Dog (Elvis Presley)
I’ll Name The Dogs (Blake Shelton)
In Case You Didn't Know (Brett Young)
I’ve Been Around (Kip Moore)
Last Shot (Kip Moore)
Lightning Bolt (Jake Bugg)
Like A Wrecking Ball (Eric Church)
Love Your Love The Most (Eric Church)
Rhinestone Cowboy (Glen Campbell)
Ring of Fire (Johnny Cash)
She Get Me High (Luke Bryan)
Sleep Without You (Brett Young)
Sunburn (Kip Moore)
Suspicious Minds (Elvis Presley)
Take Me Home, Country Roads (John Denver)
Talladega (Eric Church)
Tennessee Whiskey (Chris Stapleton)
That’s All Right (Elvis)
This Is It (Scotty McCreery)
Two Fingers (Jake Bugg)
You & Tequila (Kenny Chesney)
You Make It Easy (Jason Aldean)
Wagon Wheel (Darius Rucker)
Waitin’ On A Woman (Brad Paisley)
When It Rains It Pours (Luke Combs)

ORIGINALS:

Can't Find A Way
Get Away
See You In It
My Girl
One Of Them Kinda Nights
Make It Out
Waterfall
Without You
Won't Be Long