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Richard - singer and acoustic guitarist

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Richard - singer and acoustic guitarist

Richard has been playing guitar and singing for over 30+ years and in that time has mastered many musical styles. He performs a wide variety of covers - playing background music in a restaurant, in a pub/bar or at an event/function/party getting people singing along or up and dancing with a bit of Rock 'n' Roll. His particular passion is for Jazz standards, played with exquisite fingerstyle. With a repertoire of over 500 songs from the 1930's up to present day, he can entertain any audience. In the second set he includes a quirky feature using a song request menu, where the audience can request their favourite song.

Act Information

Also included

Taylor 5 series
TC Helicon VL3 Vocal and Guitar effects processor
2 Hughes & Kettner Era2 powered speakers
2 Mackie SRM450 powered speakers (For Larger Venues)
Neumann Stage Condenser Mic


North West based and will travel to these areas: Midlands, North East, North West.

Previous Clients

Pizza Express, Potting Shed,


Dave King (Local Festival): "I booked Richard (on recommendation) to perform at the Boston Spa Big Festival last weekend. As a musician myself, I was very impressed with his performance. His arrangements were interesting, as was his choice of material, and his delivery flawless. He is a complete professional and lovely chap to boot. I would have no hesitation in recommending him for your event. So much so, I have already booked him for next year!

Harry Nesbitt (Dartmouth Festival): Richard played at our Woofstock UK festival in 2018. He has a great voice and rapport with the audience. Good mix of music from old to up to date keeping audiences of all ages captivated.

Duncan Stow (Market Organiser): Richard performed this Saturday at our community Farmers Market. As organisers of the market we were inundated with positive comments from shoppers and stall holders. He performed a wide range of music, had a good rapport with his audience, played with a smile and to top it all for us was very well organised and self sufficient bringing everything he needed to perform - even fingerless gloves as it was cold!!!

Andrew Gilliver (Manor Sessions, Otley): Richard Stirland has been the featured artist at my venue "The Manor Sessions" several times. He is an absolute joy to listen to and is very popular entertainer with our diverse audience. His range of material is enormous with songs in many genres from jazz standards, and ballads to popular chart songs from every decade to the present date. I highly recommend him.


Flexible styles of music
Able to vary set list at short notice as 500+ songs
Uses a request list for audience participation



Johnny CashFolsam Prison Blues
Elton JohnRocket Man
Vera LynnA Nightingale Sang In Berkeley Square
MadnessIt Must Be Love
George HarrisonHere Comes The Sun
Leonard CohenHallelujah
Michael JacksonBilly Jean
Jerome KernThe Way You Look Tonight
Adele/DylanMake You Feel My Love
Ella FitzgeraldSummertime
OasisShe's Electric
Herp AlpertYou See This Guy
Christy MooreRide On
Eric ClaptonWonderful Tonight
Irish folkDanny Boy
LindisfarneMeet Me On The Corner
The Everly BrothersBye Bye Love
The KinksWaterloo Sunset
Patsy ClineCrazy
Elton JohnYour Song
Buddy HollyTrue Love Ways
Simon & GarfunkelSound Of Silence
ElvisBlue Suede Shoes
Hoagy CarmichaelThe Nearness Of You
Gilbert O'SullivanNothing Rhymed
Frank SinatraMy Way
Paul SimonDiamonds On The Souls Of Her Shoes
Paul SimonGraceland
Paul Simon50 Ways To Leave Your Lover
Brian ProtheroePinball
John DenverAnnie's Song
Simon & GarfunkelFeelin' Groovy
The BeatlesNorwegian Wood
Harry ChapinCats In The Cradle
The KinksSunny Afternoon
Van MorrisonBrown Eyed Girl
Jake BuggLightnin' Bolt
ElvisGood Luck Charm
Brothers In ArmsDire Straights
Elton JohnCandle In The Wind
The BeatlesI Will
KeaneSomewhere Only We Know
Norman GreenbaumSpirit In The Sky
The EaglesTequila Sunrise
Barbara StreisandMemories
Jim CroceTime In A Bottle
Rod StewartWake Up Maggie
Gerry & The PacemakersYou'll Never Walk Alone
Dire StraitsDon't Worry
John DenverTake Me Home Country Roads
ElvisReturn To Sender
The Beach BoysThe Sloop John B
The CarpentersTop Of The World
Dire StraitsWhy Worry
Neil YoungHarvest Moon
Ben E KingStand By Me
The BeatlesReal Love
Elvis/othersBlue Moon
Jerry Lee LewisChantilly Lace
Tom JonesDelilah
Ray CharlesHit The Road Jack
Sham RockI'll Tell My Ma
Cliff RichardLivin' Doll
Kenny RodgersLucille
The EaglesLyin' Eyes
The CarpentersSing
Otis ReddingSitting On The Dock Of The Bay
Cliff RichardSummer Holiday
Cliff RichardThe Young Ones
The Lovin' SpoonfulWhat A Day For A Daydream
The BeatlesWith A Little Help From My Friends
The DublinersThe Fields Of Athen Rye
Eric ClaptonLay Down Sally
Simon & GarfunkleMe & Julio Down By The School Yard
Bruce SpringsteenMurder Incorporated
The BeatlesHide Your Love Away
The PoguesDirty Old Town
Ricky NelsonWaiting In School
DonovanCatch The Wind
The VoguesFive O'clock World
Louis ArmstrongAin't Misbehaving
Randy NewmanSimon Smith & His Amazing Dancing Bear
Simon & GarfunkelA Hazy Shade Of Winter
Deep Blue SomethingBreakfast At Tiffanys
Carol Bayer SagerA Groovy Kind Of Love
The BachelorsI Believe
Mama CassDream A Little Dream
John LennonImagine
Creedance Clearwater RevivalProud Mary
Leo SayerWhen I Need You
Jimmy CliffI Can See Clearly Now The Rain Has Gone
John LennonWoman
Sam CookeTwisting The Night Away
The BeatlesMichelle
The Everly BrothersWake Up Little Susie
Billy JoelPiano Man
Andrew GouldNever Let Her Slip Away
Neil DiamondSong Sung Blue
The ChordettesMister Sandman
SupertrampTake A Look At My Girlfriend
Simon & GarfunkelI Am A Rock
SupertrampThe Logical Song
The BeatlesI Saw Her Standing There
Chuck BerryJohnny B Goode
The AnimalsThe House Of The Rising Sun
Billy JoelJust The Way You Are
Paul SimonGumboots
Simon & GarfunkelBleaker Street
Frank SinatraFly Me To The Moon
Ralph McTellThe Streets Of London
Bob DylanThe Time They Are A Changing
ElvisHeartbreak Hotel
Martyn JosephHalf Of A Man
Simon & GarfunkelHomeward Bound
Harry NilssonEverybody's Talking
Buddy HollyThat'll Be The Day
Eric ClaptonThe San Fransisco Bay Blues
Simon & GarfunkelKathys Song
The DublinersThe Wild Rover
The BeatlesIt's Only Love
Simon & GarfunkelScarborough Fair
Bill WithersAin't No Sunshine
Creedence Clearwater RevivalBad Moon Rising
Simon & GarfunkelBridge Over Troubled Water
Harry Connick JrDon't Get Around Much Any More
The Everly BrothersDream
The BeatlesHelp
Bob DylanKnocking On Heavens Door
John DenverLeaving On A Jet Plane
Buddy HollyPeggy Sue
Louis ArmstrongWonderful World
The BeatlesWhen I'm 64
The BeatlesYesterday
Cat StevensWild World
The EaglesHotel California
Simon & GarfunkelAmerica
The BeatlesGirl
Louis ArmstrongAll The Time In The World
Bob DylanBlowing In The Wind
The CommodoresEasy
Ray CharlesGeorgia On My Mind
Jim ReevesHe'll Have To Go
Rod StewartSailing
Roger MillerKing Of The Road
Paul McCartneyMull Of Kintyre
The TemptationsMy Girl
Judy GarlandSomewhere Over The Rainbow
Creedence Clearwater RevivalSweet Home Alabama
Patti PageThe Tennessee Waltz
Glen CampbellWichita Lineman
Paul McCartneyBabys Request
Elvis PresleyFools Rush In
Rod StewartI Don't Want To Talk About It
Andy WilliamsMoon River
Cat StevensMoon Shadow
Elvis PresleyHound Dog
Joan OsborneIf God Was One Of Us
SqueezeLabelled With Love
Bobby DarinMack The Knife
Eric ClaptonNobody Knows You When You're Down And Out
Del AmitriNothing Ever Happens
Guy MitchellSinging The Blues
U2Stuck In A Moment
Dell AmitriTell Her Not To Go
Cyndi LauperTime After Time
Damien RiceCannon Ball
Simon & GarfunkelFor Emily Wherever I May Find Her
Billy JoelAlways a Woman To Me
Simon & GarfunkelA Most Peculiar Man
The BeatlesAct Naturally
Nat King ColeAutumn Leaves
Roy OrbisonCrying
The BeatlesFor No One
The Mammas & PappasCalifornia Dreamin'
OasisDon't Look Back In Anger
Simon & GarfunkelMrs Robinson
Paul SimonSlip Slidin' Away
Tracy ChapmanSorry
DidoThank You
Elvis PresleyThat's Alright Mama
Paul SimonYou Can Call Me Al
Marc CohnWalking In Memphis
The Everly BrothersWalk Right Back
Eric ClaptonLayla
Buddy HollyI Guess It Doesn't Matter Any More
The BeatlesI've Just Seen A Face
Ricky NelsonHello Mary Lou
OasisHalf The World Away
Don McleanAmerican Pie
ElvisAre You Lonesome Tonight
Gerry RaffertyBaker Street
Fats DominoBlueberry Hill
StingFields Of Gold
GreendayThe Time Of Your Life
Cole PorterI've Got You Under My Skin
Tears For FearsMad World
The BeatlesHere There & Everywhere
Jim CroceI'll Have To Say I Love You In A Song
The BeatlesIn My Life
The BeatlesIt's Only Love
Eric ClaptonLonely Stranger
Nat King ColeUnforgettable
Bill MonroeBlue Moon Of Kentucky
Jerry Jeff WalkerMr Bojangles
The BeatlesAll My Love
The BeatlesAll My Loving
The Everly BrothersEveryday
The MonkeesDaydream Believer
David GrayBabylon

Extra Costs

The price brackets above should be used as a guide only as all quotes are bespoke.

Performance times for most acts except Tributes and some other Unique performers are usually 2 x 60 minute sets or 3 x 40 min sets.

(If you require the act to perform longer than these times you may incur extra costs.)

Travel costs vary depending on the act and will be included to the quote given to you by our agents.

Our acts would usually expect to arrive around 6pm and to be finished around midnight.

(If you need the act to arrive earlier or finish later there may be extra costs but these can be negotiated.)