Wedding Guitarist Blog

Laura & Matt’s wedding at Nailsea Tithe Barn: Singer & acoustic guitarist Pat McIntyre

The weddings season is in full flow now, so I thought it would be nice to document as many events as I can on my blog! Well, May kicked off with a bang as I had a great night playing a private birthday party at The Station Kitchen, Bristol. Didn’t manage to get any photos of …

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Wedding Guitar blog: Common mistakes made when booking a live band or musician

As a follow-on from my last blog piece about live wedding music, I’ve also put together a few thoughts on what tends to work less effectively, in my experience: Too much music! I’ve had plenty of emails in the past along the lines of “we’d like you to play at the church, then the drinks reception for …

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Wedding Guitarist Blog: Live music at your wedding – Hints, tips and what to expect!

It’s mid-April and things are starting to hot up here in Bristol… and I’m not just talking about the weather. Us folks in the wedding industry are readying ourselves for the Summer season. I’ve had a few beautiful Spring weddings already, but the real fun starts next month! With a couple of weeks before my next …

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Sun, 15th March 2015: Live recordings from the Bristol Vintage Wedding Fair

Last Sunday I played some acoustic tunes at the Bristol Vintage Wedding Fair, hosted at the Pavilion, Bristol Zoo Gardens. I recorded some of my set and am just in the process of editing/uploading some live videos from the event. Here’s the first one, a cover of George Ezra’s “Blame It On Me”. George is a …

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