Acoustic Music for Your Events

Graham Corbould performs songs from his extensive ‘Big Fat Acoustic Songbook’, which includes a wide variety of genres and artists across the decades.

  • Whether it is a chilled out event or something more lively, Graham can tailor a performance to suit your event.

  • Songs from 50s, 60s, 70, 80s and early 90s

  • Over 25 years experience in performing, playing at countless pubs, clubs, festivals, restaurants, wakes; from intimate gigs in private homes to The Dorchester.

Any set would include a broad cross-mixture of many artists and genres.  The songs played are tailored to the requirements of you, your event and your audience.  In reality, most performances are a cross-section of these categories list below.  (See over for example song lists)

  • Upbeat:
    Songs by The Kinks, The Beatles, Oasis, Paul Weller, The Rolling Stones, T.Rex, Green Day, Chuck Berry, Del Amitri, Men at Work plus 50s rock n Roll.

  • Mellow:
    Soft Rock/Pop/Singer/Songwriters; Cat Stevens, Don McLean, James Taylor, Donovan, John Denver, Bob Dylan.

  • Folk/Irish/Blues:
    As the event or the audience requires; some traditional songs, to modern day Show of Hands.

  • The Kinks - Akoustik: 
    Either just the hits or a selection from their whole back catalogue played acoustically.

  • Original Songs:

    Covering a variety of topics, many being light and humorous.

  • Americana:

    A wide range of songs past and present.


Background

Over 25 years experience in performing: Solo and in bands, in pubs, clubs, festivals, restaurants; from intimate gigs in homes to The Dorchester Hotel. 

A professional guitar tutor.

Hosting Open Mics: Graham has hosted and continues to host regular sessions at various locations. Please enquire should you be considering such a venture.

A sample song list

      1960s and before                                        70s                                                80s                                         90s and beyond

      These Boots are Made for Walking           American Pie                                Land Down Under                 Save Tonight

       Sunny Afternoon                                      Drift Away                                   Friday I’m in Love                  Sit Down

       The LastTime                                            Knockin’ on Heavens door          Karma Chameleon                  Wagon Wheel

       Quinn the Eskimo                                    Hot Love                                      I don’t like Mondays               Time of your life

       Summertime Blues                                   Lola                                               I Fought the Law                    Wonderwall

       I’m a Believer                                           Stuck in the Middle                      Up the Junction                      Valerie

       Proud Mary                                              Wild World                                   Golden Brown                         Mad World

Norwegian Wood Horse with no Name The Last to Know Half the World Away

Waterloo Sunset Country Roads Nothing Ever Happens Times Like These

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The Boring Bits

  • Standard gig - 2 x 50minute sets of live music tailored to your event/audience. Open to alternatives.

  • Optional recorded ‘in-between’ live sets (yours or mine)

  • State of the Art Bose PA, compact yet powerful. AER amp for smaller venues

  • Public Liability Insurance (£10m) and PAT certificate (Oct 2017)

Recent Gigs

  • The Mick Jagger Centre

  • New Zealand High Commission

  • Orpington Liberal Club

  • Icarus Acoustic Music Club

  • Pato Bar, Orpington

  • BBC Radio Kent

  • Morden Arms, Greenwich

  • Rose and Crown, Mayfield

  • Shortland Tavern

  • The Bird in Hand, Dartford

  • Rochester Festival

  • Paddies Day

  • Man of Kent, Rochester

  • Various pubs, cafes, house parties, etc etc