The final live lockdown session

Well, 2020, what a year it’s been… Things have been very different here at PMHQ with no events to play at during the Coronavirus outbreak, but I kept the live music flowing this Summer with my live Tuesday lockdown sessions. Now, as we find ourselves gradually coming out of the lockdown period, things are starting …

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July 2020 – Coronavirus and it’s impact on Musicians and the Wedding Industry

I write this on a drab, drizzly Saturday afternoon in early July 2020. It’s the 4th July – American Independence day, my parents’ Golden Wedding Anniversary (congratulations Mr & Mrs McIntyre!) and what has been enthusiastically nicknamed “Super Saturday” – the day when UK pubs re-open their doors following the COVID-19 lockdown. This year has …

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Coronavirus – Update 17/04/20

An update on the current COVID-19 pandemic for my current wedding couples. With the situation changing so rapidly, please keep an eye on my blog, Facebook and Instagram – but here’s an update on my current policy re: postponements/cancellations (as of 17th April 2020). With the lockdown now extended until at least 7th May 2020, …

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Goo Goo Dolls – Iris – Acoustic cover / free download

In these strange times we’re going through, I’ve been looking for music solutions for wedding couples getting married in the next couple of months. Many couples were still looking to go ahead with smaller ceremonies, but with the lockdown now announced by the government, even these small ceremonies have now been cancelled. Well – I’m …

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New wedding songs – Winter 2019/2020

2019 was another incredible year – my busiest yet in fact, with 73 wonderful weddings! I always encourage new song requests and generally learn a new song or two per wedding. I’ve been going through recent special requests from wedding couples, and have added the following songs to the list: Tom Walker – Better Half …

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New song requests

17th June 2019 Blog – Special Requests and thoughts on learning songs People often comment on how many songs there are to choose from my repertoire… I think at the last count it was around 400! The main question I get asked is “how do you remember so many songs?!” Well… I do have a …

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Wedding Ceremony Music explained

Blog: How to choose music for your marriage ceremony I think wedding music is one of those things that can sometimes get a little overlooked during the planning phase. As a singer and guitarist, I speak with lots of brides and grooms who are huge music fans and know exactly what they’re after! But for …

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