Thomas Brian

Manchester
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Reviews: 5
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Hi my name’s Thomas Brian.

I'm a self contained acoustic guitar vocalist and I've made a living as a performing musician for over ten years.

I can provide you with a night of uptempo and well known songs to get the whole dancefloor grooving, or instead I can also provide a chilled lounge set for the perfect ambience of your event.

I’m originally from Leicester but I’ve lived in Greater Manchester since 2007 when I moved up north to study music at Salford University. Since then I’ve been very active in the Manchester music scene, playing in a variety of function bands, originals bands and acoustic ensembles.

In the summers of 2015 and 2019 I spent several months as the resident guitar vocalist at Caldera Palace, a 5* Thomson resort in Crete. This was a big learning curve for me as it allowed me to improve my playing, having to perform up to four sets a night, six nights a week to a widely varied audience.

I look forward to hearing from you!

Thanks!

Thomas Brian

5 Reviews
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Ashtin Doorgakant

Nov. 24, 2018

"Very good communication from the start. Excellent performance on the day. Really enthusiastic and engaged band. They kept my party going a treat. Their playlist is very contemporary and popular and they're happy to accommodate requests. Definitely a big thumbs up from me!!
Thanks Tom and the band!"

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Melissa Finch

Nov. 10, 2018

Tom was amazing and he kept in touch right the way up to the event. He is very talented and everyone loved the music, especially the Oasis songs!! He played all the requests we had and he really did make the night. Thank you so much Tom, everyone commented on how much they loved the music and how good you were. I wouldn’t hesitate to book Tom again and recommend him to anyone looking for a singer and guitarist! My partner said when he was singing along to Oasis “So Sally can wait” it was the best night of his life! Thank you.

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Natalie Connolly

Sept. 8, 2018

Tom is a very talented musician and we all enjoyed his music, it was perfect for our event.

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Tony

Dec. 5, 2017

Thomas was excellent, he was there before time he kept us informed by email and text on when he would arrive, what music we wanted, when he was setting out, his voice is wonderful and he is not noisy, I have had clubs and bars all my life and I would recommend him to anyone.

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David

Oct. 21, 2017

Tom played for us at my fathers 60th and was fantastic! He was very friendly and his music choice was just right for us! Highly recommended!

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FAQ
  • What kind of events do you usually serve?
    Over the years I have played all sorts of functions for a variety of different clients. These have included weddings, birthdays, wedding anniversaries, corporate functions, beer festivals, engagement parties, surprise birthday parties, restaurants, cafes, bars, shopping centres..!
  • Who are your previous clients?
    Atlantica Caldera Palace, Analipsi, Crete The Firepit Bar & Grill Loungers LTD Lancaster Brewery Greene King Pubs FP Classic Car Show The Botanist O'Neills The Cock at Budworth Flanagan's Apple Leeds Irish Club Forresters, Blackburn Commercial Inn, Glossop RAF Officers Mess, Yorkshire Walkden Shopping Centre Southport Beer and Gin Festival, Formby National Railway Museum, York Britannia Inn, Farnworth Ormskirk Golf Club Albert's Chop House, Manchester Rotary Club, Timperley
  • How long do you play for?
    I generally play 2 x 45 minute sets, but if you wanted longer sets or more than that can be arranged.
  • Do you have your own PA and lighting?
    Yes I have my own full PA and lighting rig.
  • Do you have Public Liability Insurance and PAT tested equipment?
    I have PLI through the MU and my equipment is regularly PAT tested.
  • How much space do you require?
    Not a massive amount, maybe 3 m x 4 m.
  • My favourite tune is not on your list. Will you be able to play it?
    Yes no problem at all! As long as you let me know in plenty of time I can learn a song for you.
  • How many breaks do you take? How long are they?
    If I play 2 x 45 minute sets, then ten to fifteen minutes between each set is fine.


Set List/Services

Sample setlist

Ocean Drive
Michelle
Yesterday
Ain’t No Sunshine
Let’s Stay Together
Streets Of London
I’m Not In Love
And I Love Her
You Might Need Somebody
Angie
In My Life
If I Had a Gun
Days
Kiss From a Rose
Losing My Religion
Free Fallin’
Everlong
Sonnet
Lean On Me
Blowin’ in the Wind
Wish You Were Here
It’s Too Late
Baby, I Love Your Way
Back For Good
Half The World Away
Georgia On My Mind
Change The World
Have a Nice Day
Layla
Isn’t She Lovely
Homeward Bound
Hey There, Delilah
Drugs Don’t Work
Chasing Cars
Don’t Know Why
I Can See Clearly Now
What Am I To You
Dreams
Just The Two Of Us
Fly Me To The Moon
Easy
Englishman In New York
Every Breath You Take
Everybody’s Talkin’
When You Say Nothing At All
Everything I Do
All Of Me
Something
To Love Somebody
Your Song
This Guys In Love With You
Angels
The Best Of My Love
You Do Something To Me
Father And Son
The First Cut Is The Deepest
With or Without You
I Wanna Know What Love Is
The Things We Do For Love
Lay Down Sally
I Heard it Through the Grapevine
All Shook Up
Love Me Do
You Got It
From Me to You
Abracadabra
Run
Little Respect
All Things That I’ve Done
Don’t Stop
Don’t You Forget About Me
It Must Be Love
I Need a Dollar
Is This Love
Wonderwall
Stand By Me (Oasis)
Live Forever
Morning Glory
Champagne Supernova
Good Riddance (Time Of Your Life)
Stars
A Hard Day’s Night
Honky Tonk Blues
All My Loving
Budapest
Billie Jean
Yellow
Jammin’
You and Me song
The Bucket
I’m Yours
How Sweet It Is To Be Loved By You
American Pie
Best Of You
Hotel California
Blackbird
Here Comes the Sun
Hey, Soul Sister
Breakfast At Tiffany’s
Breakfast In America
Come Together
Dance The Night Away
Dedicated Follower Of Fashion
Don’t Be Cruel
Hello, Mary Lou
Eight Days A Week
Every Breath You Take
Boys Are Back In Town
A Town Called Malice
Seven Nation Army
Stuck In the Middle With You
Come Up and See Me
Valerie
Knock on Wood
Last Night
I’ll Be There For You
Great Balls of Fire
All Right Now
Sit Down
Summer of ‘69
Superstition
All Day and All of the Night
Take It Easy
Don’t Look Back In Anger
Moves Like Jagger
Dakota
I Saw Her Standing There
Sex On Fire
Use Somebody
Dancing In The Dark
Dancing In The Street
That’ll Be The Day
Blue Suede Shoes
Hound Dog
Hit The Road, Jack
Suspicious Minds
Brown Eyed Girl
Can’t Buy Me Love
Crazy (Gnarls Barkley)
Crazy Little Thing Called Love
Folsom Prison Blues

I can also provide a first dance selection.

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