The Graham Steel Music Company can offer a wide range of artists to cover virtually any event and budget from one off events , tours (headline & support) and festivals, with the emphasis on good quality and professionalism, see below for artists available or contact us for further information, press packs etc.
|Keith James - The Songs of Leonard Cohen||Acoustic||GSMC are delighted to be taking bookings for Keith James - The Songs of Leonard Cohen A unique and compelling concert - stripped back, desolate and sensual Available 2019/2020 Amongst a concert of such songs as; Famous Blue Raincoat, Sisters of Mercy, Suzanne and Hallelujah, are also Poems by Lorca that Keith has set to music; Cohen’s greatest influence. There will also be songs from ‘You want it Darker’ released only 10 days before his death – produced by his Son, Adam. ‘Some of the most atmospheric and emotive music you will ever hear’ The Independent||video|
|Corinne West||Americana||California songwriter Corinne West is a poet, a tunesmith, a visionary and an utterly stellar performer. Her music evokes the eternal stories of mystic troubadours, while speaking to the sonic sensibilities of a modern audience. A very well-established figure on the acoustic roots scene, West has recorded five critically-acclaimed albums and has toured extensively throughout North America and Europe. Her distinctive style is marked by lush vocals, pristine guitar and bold lyricism that reflects grit, discerning optimism and a far-reaching reverence for space and time. She is equal parts angel and outlaw, delicate and fierce. Her current release “Starlight Highway” has received rave reviews globally including The Daily Telegraph, UK selecting “Starlight Highway” as one of the top records in 2016. And her voice? Relix Magazine says West has “A voice of Gold,” while The San Francisco Chronicle boldly states “a singer with an angelic voice.”s||video|
|Sandy McLelland||Country / Blues||Throughout a long and respected music career, Scottish singer songwriter, Sandy McLelland has contributed to the artistic achievements of numerous artists and projects all over the world. Capable and comfortable across many, diverse, musical styles......‘This music’ represents the culmination of a lifetimes' work.||video|
|Damian Clarke||Folk||Damian Clarke is available for Festivals & venues his solo concerts are played on the beautiful hammer dulcimer and hurdy gurdy, along with unaccompanied songs that he encourages audiences to sing along to. He often performs at community events where he introduces audiences to these rare and delightful instruments. Damian is also known for his performances with the influential rock-folk band Pressgang which he founded in 1986. Since then he has toured in over 12 countries, made 8 albums, and played everywhere from television to theatres, from festivals to street fairs.||video|
|The Salts||Folk/ Sea Shanties||The Salts who are one of the most exciting and energetic concepts around performing original material alongside their own interpretations of traditional songs we all know and love. Their live shows have been going down a storm throughout the UK at festivals and venues alike, recent performances include the Great British Folk Festival, Folk in a Weyfest, Field Festival, Tall Ships Festival Greenwich, The Pirate Festival Brixham, Wilton’s Music Hall, Crawley Folk Festival and many more. The band feature five seasoned musicians collectively performing a mixture of instruments as well as great harmonies and are guaranteed to get the crowd singing and dancing along. Their latest album ‘Brave’ is out now on Braccan Records.||video||Blue Touch||Blues||GSMC are delighted to be taking bookings for blues rock band Blues Touch…Never shy to break away from the formulaic or cliché, Blue Touch are less about a Texas shuffle or waking up this morning and more about getting out, having a good time and enjoying what you do. They have been in existence in a number of guises since 2001 but this line up the one that brings together all the elements needed to ensure they maintain their reputation as one of the top live acts on the blues circuit playing at many festivals and clubs over the years.||video||Choro Bandido||World Music||Choro Bandido is a Surrey based four piece band, initially brought together through friendship and their mutual love of Brazilian samba. Between them they have a wealth of musical experience in many styles and are now entertaining audiences with Choro, and other music from Latin America and beyond.||video|
|Edward Naysmith||Folk||Edward Naysmith is a singer/songwriter, currently playing various venues nationwide. Edward's music quotes from such artists as Jeff Buckley, Tori Amos, Damien Rice, Lisa Hannigan and Thom York. With his blinding technical ability, haunting lyricism and fierce vocal performances, many have likened his work to the revivalist singer/songwriters of the late 60s - A true 21st Century rarity.||video|
|Tamsin Quin||Singer Songwriter||The bare-footed folk pixie Tamsin Quin offers upbeat witty songwriting with infectious charm by the spoonful. Playing solo with her old guitar; Tamsin delivers unique and charismatic Folk/Americana vibes with a twist of intriguing and whimsical storytelling; her live performance will leave you mesmerised.||video|
|Marky Dawson||Boogie Woogie||Marky started teaching himself piano at 14. At 18, whilst studying at The London College of Music, he started working as a resident musician in bars and clubs. It's here he developed his fast and wild Rock n Roll style piano playing skills along with his ability to interact with an audience. Taking requests and heckles, becoming an experienced showman. He mixes his versions of classics with his own catchy songs and some jokes. He’ll make sure you’ll sing along! He hates to sit still and has often been described as a Piano test Pilot. Marky is a charismatic entertainer with a voice most often compared to Freddie Mercury (His EP "First Takes" and included a seminal version of "Radio Gaga") and Piano chops to make Jerry Lee Lewis blush. You will be entertained with the intimacy of a blues club, the performance of stadium act quality, and the fun of the pub. Remarkyble.||video|
Party , Function & Wedding Acts
For the last five years we have worked with some of the very best function bands in the country from 16 piece funk and soul band s to small rock/ pop covers bands. We can also provide more intimate solo guitar players, harpists and pianists. All of our acts are experienced at performing on special occasions and will adapt to your needs. We can also provide PA, lights and DJ’s if required to make your event hassle free, contact us for further information.
|Cream of Hendrix||Tribute||The Cream of Hendrix is a band of first-class musicians, dedicated to celebrating the music of these extraordinary artists and the first generation of bands they inspired, such as Free, Rory Gallagher, Robin Trower and the original Fleetwood Mac. In a setlist that includes most of the outstanding tracks from these great artists repertoire, The Cream of Hendrix will take you back to one the great periods in rock history. Have you ever been Experienced? Well, now’s your chance…"||video|
|Evolution||Function Band||Evolution are a young and stylish 6 piece party disco band from Berkshire. They have one purpose when on stage, to have as much fun as possible bringing the audience with them every step of the way. So if you're looking for a night out to just sing and dance your cares away come and see Evolution.||video|
|Apache Kites||Covers Band||GSMC are now taking venue and festival bookings for the Apache Kites who are a are a Bracknell based trio of experienced musicians playing rousing covers of 60s classics. The band includes ex-members of Sham 69, Moonboot Oz and The Magic Mushroom Band, bringing their respective influences together to form their unique "paisley punk" sound and engaging stage presence.||video|