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Dwight Phetteplace: Non-wedding Gigs

FUNERALS AND MEMORIAL SERVICES:   I am always honored to be a part of these occasions. I can provide peaceful instrumental guitar background for arrival of guests or calling hours. I also often sing traditional spirituals ( like Amazing Grace) or perform a favorite song of the deceased as part of the service. Contact me, and we'll work to add a special touch to the remembrance.

PARTIES, RESTAURANTS, CORPORATE FUNCTIONS, ETC.

In a restaurant, corporate, or party setting, I perform traditional folk/blues/roots acoustic music accompanied by fingerstyle guitar.(Dylan, Paul Simon,Jimmy Buffett,James Taylor,Jonny Cash, even a little Elvis and Beatles ). I also cover a number of traditional blues in the style of Mississippi John Hurt or Robert Johnson and roots music ( think Doc Watson or Merle Travis). The song list is a good representation of the material I cover. Finally, depending on the venue, I mix in some of my roughly 50 originals, ranging from story songs to humorous songs,many with a New England flavor. Thirty years as a high school teacher have made me comfortable and adaptable on stage.

I provide my own sound up to 600 watts and can adapt to most situations.

Below is a Typical set list for a 3 hr restaurant or party performance:

 (I would usually mix in a few originals and fingerstyle instrumentals, and I would try to read the crowd and adjust accordingly)

 

                                

ME AND JULIO -P Simon 

I WILL- P. McCartney 

HELP FROM MY FRIENDS- Lennon and MCCartney

FULSOM PRISON BLUES- J Cash

DOCK OF THE BAY - O. Redding

YOUR SONG- E. John

OPERATOR- J. Croce 

BABY JAMES- J. Taylor 

GLORY OF LOVE

BLUE SUEDE SHOES- R. Perkins

GARDEN PARTY R. Nelson

HOW SWEET IT IS- J. Taylor

ME AND BOBBY MCGEE- K. Krisofferson 

GOOD RIDDANCE (TIME OF YOUR LIFE) - Greenday

LEADER OF THE BAND -D. Fogelberg

ROMEO AND JULIET - Dire Straits

LEAVIN ON A JET PLANE- J. Denver

YOU’VE GOT A FRIEND -J. Taylor

CIRCLE GAME - J. Mitchell

BIG YELLOW TAXI - J. Mitchell 

HEAVENS DOOR -B. Dylan

CITY OF NEW ORLEANS S. Goodman

TIME IN A BOTTLE - J. Croce

COUNTRY ROADS J. Denver

PIANO MAN - B. Joel 

WONDERFUL TONIGHT - E. Clapton

THUNDER ROAD - B. Springsteen

LET IT BE - Lennon and McCartney

TEACH YOUR CHILDREN -Crosby, Stills, Nash, and Young

MARGARITAVILLE -J. Buffett

ANNIES SONG - J. Denver

DANNYS SONG - K. Loggins 

PLEASE COME TO BOSTON -D. Messina

ROCKY RACOON -Lennon and McCartney 

LONG MAY YOU RUN N. Young

DON’T THINK TWICE-B. Dylan

DUST IN THE WIND -KansasI

COME MONDAY -J. Buffett

THE BOXER -P. Simon

EDMUND FITZGERALD G. Lightfoot

WHEN IM 64 Lennon and McCartney

PUFF THE MAGIC DRAGON -N. P. Stookey

CECELIA - P. Simon

PEACEFUL EASY FEELING -Eagles

SING OUT -C. Steven

LYIN EYES -Eagles

GARDEN SONG (INCH BY INCH) -D. Mallet 

KANSAS CITYBLUES trad

CLOSER TO FINE -Indigo Girls

THAT ALLRIGHT MAMA E Presley

BOOK OF LOVE- Magnetic Field/Peter Gabriel

KEY TO THE HIGHWAY trad

SULTANS OF SWING - Dire Straits

FRANKIE AND ALBERT Trad

CROSSROADS BLUES R. Johnson

HIGH HEELED SNEAKERS -T. Tucker

MAKE ME A PALLET trad

SPORTIN LIFE BLUES trad

LONESOME ROAD BLUES trad 

CRAZY W. Nelson

ANGEL FROM MONTGOMERY J. Prine

PANCHO AND LEFTY- T. Van Zandt

GAMBLER- K. Rodgers

CHEATIN HEART -H. Williams

MAMAS DON”T LET YOUR BABIES GROW UP TO BE COWBOYS- W. Nelson 

ALL I WANT IS YOU -From JUNO

AMERICAN PIE -D. MacClean

HIGHWAY PATROLMAN B.Springsteen

SLOOP JOHN B trad

WHEN YOU SAY NOTHING- A. Krause 

VINCENT (Starry,tarry Night) D. MacClean

FALL TO NEW ENGLAND -C. Wheeler

FIRST DAY -Bright Eyes

FOREVER YOUNG -B. Dylan

MARRY ME - Train 

IF NOT FOR YOU -B. Dylan

CATCH THE WIND - Donovan

WAGON WHEEL Old Crow Medicine Show

CATS IN THE CRADLE -H. Chapin

CHANGES IN LATITUDE J. Buffett

ONE LOVE B. Marley

HEART OF GOLD N Young

CAN T ALWAYS GET WHAT YOU WANT- Rolling Stones 

 

Contact me for more info or a price quote:

dwightsweddingguitar@gmail.com        603-942-5754

Prices for non-wedding gigs are highly negotiable depending on size, type, and location of the venue, day of the week, etc. 

For a recurring restaurant or bar gig, I am usually willing to come in and play a couple sets for free, so you can see whether I'm a good fit.