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Michael Bennett


Outstandingly talented singer & songwriter Michael Bennett is a highly  experienced acoustic performer based in Newcastle Upon Tyne.

Taking his influence from legendary artists of the likes of Noel Gallagher, The Smiths and Bob Dylan, Michael offers a unique take on popular music with an enviable repertoire consisting of 60’s classics all the way up to contemporary pop songs

Michael Bennett Newcastle Wedding Entertainer

At the tender age of 22, Michael has already established himself as top musician, performing on the same bill as acts such as Jake Bugg, Willy Mason, Lucy Rose & The 1975. He is Songwriter, Vocalist and Guitarist for the original material indie band Motion Tourist, with which he has achieved high acclaim from the likes of Amazing Radio and BBC 6 Music's Tom Robinson, amongst notable others.

As a solo cover artist, Michael is able to indulge himself by performing songs from some of his favourite recording musicians. Expect to find an eclectic set featuring Johnny Cash, The Smiths, Mumford & Sons, The Lumineers, Bob Marley, The Stone Roses, Arctic Monkeys, The Beatles, Oasis, Daft Punk, Radiohead and the ever-expanding list goes on and on!

Suitable for a number of occasions, Michael can offer a more intimate acoustic set for wedding daytime entertainment as well as a more lively set to get people dancing at evening functions! 

Booking Michael Bennett means you'll be getting a fully self-contained solo artist. He comes complete with his own PA and lighting and can provide you with a laptop DJ service to fill in the gaps when he's not performing live for you.

To find out more about how to book Michael's tremendous musical talents for your next event, contact your local Hireaband office on 0191 222 0202

 

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This is a snapshot of some of the tunes we currently play. We add new songs every week. To listen to our demos click/tap the “Tracks” tab
1.Folsom Prison Blues - Jonny Cash
2.Half the world away - Oasis
3.There is a light and it never goes out - The Smiths
4.Dakota - Stereophonics
5.Half the world away - Oasis
6.The Bucket - Kings of Leon
7.Lightning Bolt - Jake Bugg
8.Times they are a changing - Bob Dylan
9.Slide Away - Oasis
10.In My Place - Coldplay
11.I am the walrus - The Beatles
12.Cannonball - Damian Rice
13.Paulo Nutini - Candy
14.Stumble & Fall - Razorlight
15.Get Lucky - Daft Punk
16.Naive - The Kooks
17.I will wait - Mumford & Sons
18.High & Dry - Radiohead
19.Talk Tonight - Oasis
20.All these things I've done - The Killers
21.Skinny Love - Bon Iver
22.Losing My Religion - REM
23.Hey, Ho - The Lumineers
24.Sex on Fire - Kings of Leon -
25.Paolo Nutini - New Shoes
26.Bigmouth Strikes Again - The Smiths
27.Friday I'm in love - The Cure
28.Go You Own Way - Fleetwood Mac
29.Lucky Man - The Verve
30.Wonderwall - Oasis
31.Redemption Song - Bob Marley
32.Let's Go Surfing - The Drums
33.Stand by me - Ben E King
34.Waterfall - Stone Roses
35.Mardy Bum - Arctic Monkeys
36.Romeo & Juliet - Dire Straits
37.Great Beyond - R.E.M
38.Use Somebody - Kings of Leon
39.Fairytale of New York - The Pogues
40.Yellow - Coldplay
41.Mr Brightside - The Killers
42.Little Lion Man - Mumford & Sons
43.Don't look back in anger - Oasis
44.Big River - Jimmy Nail

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Michael Bennett

The sound of stripped back dreaminess. Amazing Radio

Michael Bennett

Captivating guitars and fine vocals. BBC 6 Music

Michael Bennett

Made our day special and had everyone complimenting us on our choice of music. Dan & Jane - Wedding, Langley Castle

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