We would highly recommend John, he was extremely talented, was on time, and stayed extra time. He had many compliments also from all our guests.
Vocals. Guitar, Steel drum, Ukulele
Also available as a duo with a female singer (Acoustic Dynamite)
Also available as a full band (Electric Dynamite)
For WEDDINGS John has several options for hire:
Instrumental guitar, ukulele or steel drum while guests are being sat.
Bridal entrance song, vocal or instrumental.
Additional ceremony song, example sand ceremony.
Bride/groom exit song.
CEREMONY & COCKTAIL HOUR
After Ceremony sing and play easy listening music for length of the cocktail hour. Typically 1-2 hours.
CEREMONY, COCKTAIL HOUR, & RECEPTION
After Cocktail Hour cover all the Reception music & MC announcements. Typical length 3-5 hours.
Option 1) DJ dance music.
Option 2) Full band show: 4-piece band, male and female vocals, full sound and lights.
John will learn new songs for a wedding ceremony, will play exactly what is requested, and will play what is appropriate as the event progresses. He is happy to MC where needed and to wait where needed. He is reliable, flexible with location and time, and most important very personable and fun for the guests.
John can play instrumentals or sing special songs during the wedding ceremony. He can then play live acoustic music for the cocktail hour. He can then DJ music for the reception.
John spent 2 years touring the whole US with Rockin' Road to Dublin, a national Irish music show.
John spent 2 years playing various countries for Carnival Cruise lines.
John has won numerous awards from Gigmasters and ASCAP. He was a finalist in the Guitar Center Joe Bonamassa blues contest. He won the Best Blues Artist award for PortFolio Magazine, Norfolk, VA. He has competed on "America's Got Talent."
John has opened up for Steely Dan, Michael McDonald, Gary US Bonds, Rusted Root, Delbert McClinton & John Hammond.
John's CD "Six String Slinger." "SIX STRING SLINGER" was submitted for 12 Grammy nominations in 2015.
John's music has been played on TV shows "American Idol," "Dateline," "Crossing Jordan," "VH1 Behind the Music," MTV's "Parental Control," "Engaged and Underage," "CMT Cribs," and in the films "Scary or Die," "Play on," & "Knocked down."