Chris Tavener

Northwich, Cheshire
Verified bookings: 16
Reviews: 11
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Chris Tavener

Chris Tavener Creates Lively, Fun Atmosphere at Every Special Occasion

I have always prided my performances on making a lively and entertaining evening for everyone in attendance.
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My name's Chris, I'm a singer-guitarist from Northwich in Cheshire. I've been performing right across the UK as a professional musician for many years now. I perform popular songs from The Beatles, Elvis Presley, David Bowie, George Ezra, Ed Sheeran, Arctic Monkeys and many many others...
There's always something for every generation!

I pride my performances on creating a lively and energetic atmosphere to get an evening going.
My mission has always been to put a smile on people's faces.

Whether it's a wedding, a christening, a birthday, an opening ceremony – I've done it all and I'd be more than happy to accommodate the requirements of any event.

If there's any way I can make your event extra special, you have only to ask!

My journey in music has taken me across Europe and has seen me working and performing with famous names including Sir Ian McKellen, Mark Radcliffe, Peter Hook (Joy Division) and Super Hans.

11 Reviews
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Debbie Kinney

May 5, 2024

Had an amazing afternoon. Chris was brilliant, he made a lovely family birthday meal very special. He was very professional, polite and had really good music that everyone (young and old) enjoyed. I think he gained himself a few groupies with the younger members of the family and he took the time to have a chat and his photo with them. Everyone there commented on how good he was and how much they had enjoyed themselves. I would definitely recommend him and would not hesitate in booking him again in the future.

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Barbara Shepherd

Oct. 4, 2022

We all enjoyed Chris' performance. He managed to gauge the audience's musical preferences very quickly.

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Amanda Harris

June 26, 2022

We had a great time at the BBQ despite the gloomy weather - It was a very hectic afternoon , I didn’t have to worry at all about Chris, he just quietly set his stall out . He played his two sessions as arranged - my guests were exceedingly impressed - he read his audience well with his choice of songs . The question I was continually being asked is ‘Where did you find Chris? A fun filled day - special
memories the sing along 🎶 sing 🎤& dancing .
Thank you Chris 🌟🌟

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Julie jones

June 6, 2022

He was amazing they all loved him I would give Chris 100% to any occasion could I just ask for invoice for our treasure please

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Janet Ashmore-Greene

April 2, 2022

Chris absolutely made my Hen Party go with a swing. I had approximately 20 family, friends and neighbours in my home and everyone remarked at how good his guitar playing was plus he had a great personality

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George roberts

June 22, 2019

Chris came to play at our garden party. He was fantastic, all our guests commented on how good his performance was. It was an amazing night. Would highly recommend Chris for any event. We will definitely be booking him again!
George & Lisa :) x



  • What kind of events do you usually serve?

    I will serve every kind of event! Whether it's weddings, birthdays, christenings, anniversaries, pub socials or anything else. I've played in restaurants, gardens, rooftops and even played on a barge! I can provide a variety of songs that everyone knows and loves or a specialised theme such as 50s rock 'n' roll.

  • Who are your previous clients?

    The Acoustic Lounge, Poynton - The Great British Food Festival - Peaky Blinders, Liverpool - The Cavern, Liverpool - Telford's Warehouse, Chester - Pizza Express, Leeds - Pave, Hull - Spice Of Life, London - Bigger venues include: Manchester Academy Manchester City Ethiad Stadium The Lowry Lyric Theatre, Salford Royal Northern College of Music Night & Day Cafe

  • How long do you play for?

    Up to 2 hours, depending on the event

  • Do you have your own PA and lighting?

    I can supply a 250 watt PA which is perfect for pubs, bars, restaurants and venues. I also supply a 1,000 watt PA for larger rooms and events.

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


  • How much space do you require?

    A very small space will be required. A corner will do. Less than 2 metres squared.

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

    For private events I can play requested songs. Just let me know what you would like in your enquiry!

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

    I usually take a 15 minute break between my two sets

Set List/Services

250 watt or 1,000 watt PA provided.