Bob Bean is a "one man band" acoustic solo musician who has been performing music his entire life. He plays a wide variety of genres from folk to rock and everything in between. He plays songs by James Taylor, Tom Petty, The Eagles and more. Whether you are looking for music for a party or engagement/wedding event, Bob plays the songs that your guests will love!
I read several excellent reviews on Bob before booking him for my wife's birthday party and he did not disappoint! He was a pleasure to work with and put on an outstanding performance. All of our guests RAVED about how great of singer and guitarist he was, played a very diverse setlist of songs we all loved, and could not have been any friendlier and professional. It is also worth noting that he played through the entire party without any breaks. He also drove up from Cape Cod to the North Shore for our party which was highly appreciated. I could not have been happier with our choice and would highly recommend Bob Bean to anyone looking for a very talented musician.
Response from Bob Bean Guitar:
What a great time! It was pretty foggy on the water but the crowd was so much fun. I really enjoyed participating in the surprise and learning some new songs for Andrew's wife (Dave Mathews and Jack Johnson). It is always fun to perform for an enthusiastic group of great people!
My daughter's wedding was a small dinner event and I'm so happy Bob was part of it. He made it extra special with his music by singing songs everyone knew. Guest enjoyed listening and singing along... we all had a great time!
Bob played at my mom's 80th birthday celebration and he was great! The booking was super easy and it made such a big difference at the party to have him play. The ages ranged from 2.5 year old to 80 year old and everything in between and Bob seemed to know how to play to the audience. We had so many compliments about how great the music was and I will absolutely call him again. He was great!
Absolutely outstanding entertainer! Bob had an extensive song list and actually learned two songs that were special to my fiancé and me. He went over and beyond! Thank you Bob for making our wedding so special!!!
I've hired Bob to play at my Christmas party in the Hamptons for the past three years. He plays and sings a great selection of songs, everyone LOVES him and never wants him to stop!
I hope he can continue to play year after year, he's FANTASTIC!
Bob sang at my wedding and he was excellent!! His singing made our day extra special & our guests loved him too! We will definitely use Bob for future events and highly recommend him!
Bob played for our dinner and bar guests on New Years Eve and again after our grand opening. On both occasions he arrived early, set up his equipment quickly and played over two hours of music. Everyone at the restaurant loved the song variety - he engaged the guests and took their requests. We will definitely hire him again!
We had a big family party last week and hired Bob. We had so much fun dancing and singing along. He was interactive and wonderful with the kids. He knew a great variety of songs that appealed to all age groups. He creates a laid-back easy-going atmosphere that is perfect for a party but also knows how to get the crowd going. We will definitely hire him again!
Price Range: $200 and up
Gig Length: 90 - 240 minutes
Insurance: $500,000 - General Liability
Phone Number: Call
What to Expect
I engage the audience and alter my setlist to adapt to the crowd. If the mood is quiet, classy and subdued, I'll play relaxing James Taylor, Eagles and Elton John tunes; if the energy is high I'll play rocking Bob Seger, Rolling Stones or Tom Petty songs. My objective, each and every time I play is to create an environment where people have a great time listening to songs they know and love and remember the event you planned for years to come!
I grew up in Central Massachusetts with a guitar in my hand. I am an Engineer and Entrepreneur from WPI who loves engineering and music. My latest venture is a wireless, Internet of Things venture to protect valuable items (like guitars) from damage and theft. I love playing music and singing to both small and large audiences. I write my own music and I'm always learning new songs requested for special events and weddings. Music touches my soul ...
Additional Booking Notes
I use my Taylor 6 and 12 string acoustic guitars with the latest power amplification and speaker system (Turbosound iP2000) that projects sound with incredible fidelity. The system I use has very low sound fall-off with distance so listeners who are close and listeners who are further way all hear my music as it was meant to be heard. For some songs I use harmonizing, looping as well as bass and drum pedals to add fullness to my performances.
Past Booked Events
|September 16, 2017 • 6:00pm - 9:00pm||Surprise|
|April 19, 2017 • 7:00pm - 9:00pm||Cocktail Party|
|November 12, 2016 • 6:00pm - 9:00pm||Wedding Reception|
|October 27, 2016 • 7:00pm - 11:00pm||Horizons Open Mic Night|
|October 20, 2016 • 7:00pm - 11:00pm||Horizons Open Mic Night|
|October 16, 2016 • 1:00pm - 4:00pm||Birthday (Adult)|
|October 13, 2016 • 7:00pm - 11:00pm||Horizons Open Mic Night|
|October 06, 2016 • 7:00pm - 11:00pm||Horizons Open Mic Night|
|October 01, 2016 • 6:00pm - 9:00pm||Dunbar Tea Room - Bob Bean Guitar|
|September 24, 2016 • 6:00pm - 9:00pm||Dunbar Tea Room - Bob Bean Guitar|
|September 17, 2016 • 8:00pm - 10:00pm||Wedding Reception|
|September 15, 2016 • 7:00pm - 10:00pm||Horizons Open Mic Night|
|September 08, 2016 • 7:00pm - 11:00pm||Horizons Open Mic Night|
|September 01, 2016 • 7:00pm - 11:00pm||Horizons Open Mic Night|
|August 27, 2016 • 12:00pm - 4:00pm||House Party|
|August 25, 2016 • 6:00pm - 10:00pm||Horizons Hootenanny|
|August 18, 2016 • 6:00pm - 10:00pm||Horizons Hootenanny|
|August 11, 2016 • 6:00pm - 10:00pm||Horizons Hootenanny|
|August 04, 2016 • 6:00pm - 10:00pm||Horizons Hootenanny|
|July 28, 2016 • 6:00pm - 10:00pm||Horizons Hootenanny|
|July 22, 2016 • 4:00pm - 7:00pm||Sandwich Arts Event, Outside Dan'l Webster Inn|
|July 21, 2016 • 6:00pm - 10:00pm||Horizons Hootenanny|
|July 14, 2016 • 6:00pm - 10:00pm||Horizons Hootenanny|
|July 07, 2016 • 6:00pm - 10:00pm||Horizons Hootenanny|
|July 02, 2016–July 03, 2016 • 9:00pm - 12:00am||Playing the BBC - Route 6A Sandwich|
|July 01, 2016 • 7:00pm - 11:00pm||Cocktail Party|
|June 30, 2016 • 6:00pm - 10:00pm||Horizons Hootenanny|
|June 23, 2016 • 6:00pm - 10:00pm||Horizons Hootenanny|
|June 17, 2016 • 8:00pm - 11:00pm||NAMM Nashville|
|June 11, 2016–June 12, 2016 • 9:00pm - 12:00am||Playing the BBC - Route 6A Sandwich|
|June 03, 2016 • 7:00pm - 9:00pm||THE Show Newport Beach LA|
|May 28, 2016 • 7:00pm - 10:00pm||At the BBC Route 6A, Sandwich|
|May 23, 2016 • 5:00pm - 8:00pm||Horizons Sandwich|
|May 04, 2016 • 7:00pm - 10:00pm||The Pilot House|
|December 31, 2015–January 01, 2016 • 8:00pm - 12:00am||New Years Eve Bash at Pilot House|
Rocket Man, Elton John
Heart Of Gold, Neil Young
Long May You Run, Neil Young
Baby I Love Your Way, Peter Frampton
The Weight, The Band
Wild Horses, The Rolling Stones
Wish You Were Here, Pink Floyd
Wild World, Cat Stevens
Your Song, Elton John
Brown Eyed Girl, Van Morrison
You And Me, Lifehouse
Collide, Howie Day
Wagon Wheel, Old Crow Medicine Show
Free Falling, Tom Petty
Mary Janes Last Dance, Tom Petty
I Won´t back Down, Tom Petty
Knockin On Heavens Door, Bob Dylan
The Joker, Steve Miller Band
Turn The Page, Bob Seger
Against The Wind, Bob Seger
Take It Easy, The Eagles
Dont Think Twice Its Alright, Bob Dylan
Tequila Sunrise, The Eagles
The One I Love, R.E.M.
Wonderful Tonight, Eric Clapton
Peaceful Easy Feeling, The Eagles
Superman, Five For Fighting
Space Oddity, David Bowie
American Pie, Don McLean
Here Without You, 3 doors down
Honky Tonk Woman, The Rolling Stones
Sweet Baby James, James Taylor
You've Got A Friend, James Taylor
Frozen Man, James Taylor
You Can Close Your Eyes, James Taylor
Secret Of Life, James Taylor
Pink Houses, John Cougar Mellencamp
Jack And Diane, John Cougar Mellencamp
Lodi, Creedence Clearwater Revival
Lying Eyes, The Eagles
Margaritaville, Jimmy Buffett
Running On Empty, Jackson Browne
I Wish I Were Blind, Bruce Springsteen
Thunder Road, Bruce Springsteen
Leader Of The Band, Dan Fogelberg
Lonely People, America
Why Dont We Get Drunk And Screw, Jimmy Buffett
Operator, Jim Croce
Nowhere Man, The Beatles
Norwegian Wood, The Beatles
Hotel California ,The Eagles
Sweet Caroline, Neil Diamond
Sympathy, Goo Goo Dolls
Ziggy Stardust, David Bowie
The Fool On The Hill, The Beatles
The Waiting, Tom Petty
Wondering Aloud, Jethro Tull
Youve Got To Hide Your Love Away, The Beatles
Closing Time, Semisonic
In My Life, The Beatles
Two Out Of Three Aint Bad, Meat Loaf
Dont Stop Believing, Journey
You Cant Always Get What You Want, The Rolling Stones
These days, Jackson Browne
Stairway To Heaven, Led Zeppelin
Piano Man, Billy Joel
Johnny Strikes Up The Band, Warren Zevon
I Should Have Known Better, The Beatles
A Long December, Counting Crows
And I Love Her, The Beatles
All You Need Is Love, The Beatles
Sailing To Philadelphia, Mark Knopfler
Waiting On A Friend, The Rolling Stones
Influences & Inspiration
James Taylor, Tom Petty, Neil Young, Jackson Browne, The Eagles, The Beatles, Warren Zevon ... many, many more!
A 6' x 6' stage and 110V AC Power is all I need!