Steve Simons - Acoustic Guitarist

This Newcastle acoustic guitarist is a highly experienced musician who has performed all over the country. He began his career as a member of a finger-style guitar society in his teens where he had his first experiences of performing. Since then he has graduated from Newcastle University with a Degree in Folk and Traditional Music as well as winning the St Albans New Roots Competition twice.

He has played weddings all over the north east and Scotland working with a variety of function bands as well as a solo artist. He can play any request of the client providing it is made within a month of the performance.n

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Steve Simons - Acoustic Guitarist Repertoire

  • Blue Moon - Richard Rogers arr Tommy Emmanuel
  • Uptown Girl - Billy Joel
  • Greensleeves - Anon
  • Wonderfull Tonight - Eric Clapton
  • Fly me to the Moon/All the things you are - Bart Howard/Jerome Kern and Oscar Hammerstein II
  • Mr Sandman - Pat Ballard arr Chet Atkins
  • The Claw - Jerry Reed
  • Misty - Erroll Garner
  • With a little help from my friends - Lennon and McCartney
  • Ain't Misbehavin'/Paper Moon - Thomas "Fats" Waller/Harold Arlen
  • All of Me - Seymour Simons and Gerald Marks
  • Si Beg Si Mor - Turlough O'Carolan
  • Original Rags - Scott Joplin 
  • Chasing Cars - Snow Patrol
  • Yesterday - Lennon and McCartney
  • Imagine - Lennon and McCartney
  • Cavatina - Stanley Myers
  • Mystery Train - Elvis 
  • Don't stop Believin - Journey 
  • Chasing Cars - Snow Patrol 
  • Georgia on my mind - Hoagy Carmichael
  • After you've gone - Harry Creamer
  • Autumn Leaves - Joseph Kosma
  • Alice in Wonderland - Sammy Fain
  • Stay with Me - Sam Smith
  • Get Lucky - Daft Punk
  • Angels - Robbie Williams 
  • Air on the G String - Bach 
  • Darn that Dream - Jimmy Van Heusen 
  • Pink Panther Theme - Henry Mancini

Steve Simons - Acoustic Guitarist Feedback

"A great guitarist" Eric Roche

"Great composer, sensitive player" Alistair Anderso

"We thought you're playing was wonderful at our last reception, so much so that we would like to invite you to play for us again" Newcastle University

"His playing totally complemented our wedding reception, he played with consummate taste and skill" Tom, Hastings

"His guitar playing was a revelation to everyone who heard him, and his range of styles was remarkable; he also proved himself to be a real enthusiast for the music, and for the oral singing traditions of these islands.” Barry Goodman (Judge of New Roots Competition St Albans, member of Folk Duo 'Life and Times')