Brian Bauers

Acoustic Guitar from New York City, NY - Will travel up to 100 miles
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31 VERIFIED BOOKINGS
MEMBER SINCE 2012
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BOOKED 51 days ago

$200 - $1200 per event
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About
Brian Bauers has been entertaining at weddings, parties, night clubs and festivals for over 15 years. He covers an extensive list of artists and songs on acoustic guitar as well as piano. Having residencies at some of the most demanding clubs across the country, Brian is ready, willing and able to entertain any crowd, anywhere. He can perform solo acoustic, as well as with other world class musicians as a duo, trio, quartet and beyond.

For larger events and receptions where high energy is preferred, Brian can perform as a one man band utilizing looping technology to create a full band sound complete with guitar solos, bass, beats and harmonies. No matter what type of event you have planned Brian can provide the right entertainment for the occasion.

From Cat Stevens to Jay-Z, Brian Bauers experiments with all kinds of music. Don't mistake him for just another cover / bar musician, though. When you see him live, his personal sound creeps into the covers, which is enough to help listeners re-discover even their own favorite songs.


Here's what other people have to say about Brian:

"Bauers clearly likes to approach rock from multiple angles, which gives him a style-bouncing eclecticism that offsets his pop ambitions."
-Sabu Reyes Kulkarni, Rochester City News

"Brian Bauers delivers his well-written lyrics with passion and arranges and plays his music with an understated maturity,"

"Now would be the time to catch Brian Bauers and (his band) The WMDs, as they sound as fresh and vital as they are focused"
-New York Press

"From Cat Stevens to Jay-Z, Brian Bauers experiments with all kinds of music. Don't mistake him for just another cover / bar musician, though. When you see him live, his personal sound creeps into the covers, which is enough to help listeners re-discover even their own favorite songs."
-Jaime Zublick, Williamsport Sun Gazette
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25+ GigMasters Bookings
Responds quickly to client requests
A GigMasters member for 5+ years
One of the most outstanding GigMasters members for 2018!
One of the most outstanding GigMasters members for 2017!

Wedding

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Brian, you did a fantastic job with our wedding! From learning songs that were'nt already in your list of songs, to helping me surprise my groom with one of our "inside joke" songs, everything was perfect! Thank you again. Don't hesitate people, hire Brian Bauers!

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Celebration

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We hired Brian for my husband's 35th birthday party after reading his reviews online and listening to his audio samples. He exceeded our expectations on all fronts and took our party to the next level with his expansive offering. What we appreciated most was that Brian was able to take a song and put his own unique twist on it. We would highly recommend Brian to anyone seeking an "acoustic" element to their party and look forward to working with him again in the future.

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Brian was amazing and an utmost professional. I requested a specific song which he learned and performed beautifully (I would argue even better than the original). He arrived on time to the event, set up, and played a very special role in making my proposal a magical moment I'll always remember. I will definitely be planning on booking Brian for my wedding in the future!

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Wedding Reception

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My wedding day was nothing short of a spectacle, we planned for enough food and drinks but did not plan for a flash flood! Stuck outside with no other options, it was just pouring and pouring. Brian came and even though originally he was just going to play for a couple hours at the end, we couldn't get the generator working so there was no music for the ceremony- he jumped in and said he could play acoustic for us! THEN he even played early and played longer, he was so wonderful, I got so many compliments on him, everyone loved his singing and he was so cheerful and helpful even though everything else was soggy, wet, and crazy! Could not recommend him more highly!

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Birthday Party (Adult)

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Brian is very professional and has a great list of songs to play. Highly recommended.

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Corporate Function

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Brian was awesome! He arrived early to have plenty of time for setup and was ready to go before our networking reception began. We received only positive feedback from our attendees and would definitely use Brian again!

(more) Review by . from New York City, NY on

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My party was attended by older and younger adults and the feedback was consistently very positive. Brian was very accommodating, professional, and talented.

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Wedding

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Brian had e-mailed a long list of songs to choose and accommodated every personal song request. He arrived on time and was prepared. Dressed very nicely. He has a great singing voice and sounded wonderful on the guitar. Made my party a fun time!!

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Birthday Party (Adult)

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Brian played my boyfriend's 50th birthday party. He was perfect for the crowd. All the guests loved him -- we were told the night of and even more so the day after the party! Some of our guest are even interested in hiring him for future events.

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Graduation Party

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Brian was very easy to deal with and his music was great. Would definitely use again.

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2019
Nov
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Blackthorne
New Brunswick, NJ
8:00 PM - 11:00 PM
2019
Oct
12
Private Party
Westfield, NJ
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
2019
Sep
27
Dinosaur BBQ
New York, NY
9:00 PM - 11:00 PM
2019
Sep
26
Rails Steakhouse
Towaco, NJ
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
2019
Sep
21
Private Party
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2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
2019
Sep
20
Stagehouse Tavern
Somerset, NJ
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
2019
Sep
14
Stagehouse Tavern
Somerset, NJ
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
2019
Sep
7
Red Cadillac
Union, NJ
8:00 PM - 11:00 PM
2019
Sep
6
Liberty House
Jersey City, NJ
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
2019
Sep
4
Dublin Pub
Morristown, NJ
8:00 PM - 11:00 PM
2019
Aug
31
Club Event
Larchmont, NY
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
2019
Aug
29
Rails Steakhouse
Towaco, NJ
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
2019
Jul
13
Private Party
Lavallette, NJ
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Pumped Up Kicks
Foster the People
Ring of Fire
Johnny Cash
Walk the Line
Johnny Cash
The Sweater Song
Weezer
Blackbird
The Beatles
Let It Be
The Beatles
Another Saturday Night
Cat Stevens
Fought the Law
The Clash
Lay Down Sally
Eric Clapton
Cable Car
The Fray
Friend of the Devil
Grateful Dead
Life on a Chain
Pete Yorn
Time
Pink Floyd
Wish You Were Here
Pink Floyd
Wonderwall
Oasis
Life is a Highway
Tom Cochrane
Better Man
Pearl Jam
Hotel California
The Eagles
You Don't Have to Call Me Darlin'
David Allen Coe
Babylon
David Gray
Africa
Toto
Lover Lay Down
Dave Matthews
Typical Situation
Dave Matthews
The Scientist
Coldplay
Redemption Song
Bob Marley
Stir it Up
Bob Marley
Three Little Birds
Bob Marley
What a Good Boy
Barenaked Ladies
Moondance
Van Morrison
Brown Eyed Girl
Van Morrison
Free Fallin
Tom Petty
Won't Back Down
Tom Petty
I am Trying to Break Your Heart
Wilco
Mary Jane's Last Dance
Tom Petty
You Don't Know How it Feels
Tom Petty
Running Down a Dream
Tom Petty
Twist and Shout
The Beatles
Call Me Al
Paul Simon
50 Ways
Paul Simon
Diamonds on the Souls of Her Shoes
Paul Simon
Me and Julio
Paul Simon
Bullet and a Target
Citizen Cope
Marching Bands of Manhattan
Deathcab for Cutie
Yellow
Coldplay
Kids
MGMT
Don't Trust a Ho
3oh3
Grapevine
CCR
Hey Jealousy
Gin Blossoms
Crazy
Gnarls Barkley
Forget You
Ceelo Green
When I Come Around
Greenday
Good Riddance
Greenday
I Think We're Alone Now
Tommy James
Laid
James
Your Body is a Wonderland
John Mayer
Imagine
John Lennon
Don't Stop Believing
Journey
Karma Police
Radiohead
Creep
Radiohead
High and Dry
Radiohead
The Dock of the Bay
Otis Redding
Fly Like an Eagle
Steve Miller
The Joker
Steve Miller
Take the Money and Run
Steve Miller
Dance, Dance, Dance
Steve Miller
What I Got
Sublime
Chasing Cars
Snow Patrol
The Weight
The Band
You Can't Always Get What You Want
The Rolling Stones
Last Nite
The Strokes
Blister in the Sun
The Violent Femmes
One Headlight
The Wallflowers
Every Little Thing
The Police
Come As You Are
Nirvana
With or Without You
U2
Lean On Me
Bill Withers
I Will Survive
Gloria Gaynor
Never There
Cake
Scar Tissue
Red Hot Chili Peppers
Late in the Evening
Paul Simon
King of Wishful Thinking
Go West
All My Lovin'
The Beatles
Circles
Soul Coughing
Somewhere Only We Know
Keane
The Gambler
Kenny Rodgers
Sex on Fire
Kings of Leon
Use Somebody
Kings of Leon
Hide Your Love Away
The Beatles
Come Together
The Beatles
Singer
Acoustic Guitar
One Man Band
Top 40 Acoustic Guitar
Rock Acoustic Guitar
Wedding Singer
Proms
Weddings
Baby Showers
Bar Mitzvahs
Celebrations
Funerals
Happy Hours
Picnic
Bachelorette Parties
Concerts
Bat Mitzvahs
Bridal Showers
Events
Bachelor Parties
Banquets
Christenings
Conventions
Festivals
Fundraisers
Halloween Parties
Meetings
Birthday Parties (Kids)
Birthday Parties (Adult)
First Communions
Luau Parties
Wedding Ceremonies
Wedding Receptions
Engagement Parties
Family Reunions
Rehearsal Dinners
Please note Brian Bauers will also travel to Long Island City, Brooklyn, North Bergen, Bronx, West New York, Union City, Weehawken, Flushing, Fairview, Edgewater, Hoboken, Jersey City, Ridgefield, Cliffside Park, Palisades Park, Fort Lee, Secaucus, Ridgefield Park, Leonia, Englewood Cliffs.
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