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Written by Kate Thompson Last updated: September 15, 2016
Weddings are brought to life by music. A solemn ceremony becomes a joyous occasion when the music starts, and you don’t have to hire a live band. A solo wedding singer and guitarist will provide ideal entertainment for both your ceremony and reception.
One of the benefits of booking a solo wedding singer and guitarist is, quite simply, that it can cost a lot less than paying a whole band for their time and skill. The entertainment however, can be just as good, as you can see.
If you would like music played at your wedding but not a singer for the reception, then a solo musician can be the best option. An acoustic classical guitarist will add a lively feel to your wedding while maintaining a background music level.
Barry Martin is a professional singer, songwriter, guitarist and performer with over 30 years’ experience. Based in the south east, he plays a mix of acoustic-vocal songs and classical guitar solos.
A solo singer can perform a beautiful rendition of your favourite song or another romantic classic to entertain your guests while you sign the register or have your wedding photos taken.
For your evening reception he can bring on the band – in the form of special backing tracks so it will sound like you have hired a whole band with a mixture of music spanning the past five decades. To ensure seamless entertainment all evening, he plays party mixed music in between live sets, complete with LED lighting for a full effect.
Barry’s repertoire includes all your favourite songs, including well-known hits by Elvis Presley, The Beatles and Van Morrison, plus the very romantic Angels by Robbie Williams and more modern songs by Scissor Sisters, Take That and Lily Allen. He also does several Swing numbers including Frank Sinatra’s immortal hits That’s Life and Fly Me to the Moon.
You can find out more about Barry Martin in the Directory and get in touch to arrange a free quote or book him for your wedding.