Whether I'm solo or with my duo or band I cover classic songs known by most everyone from the 1960's-1990's with some newer selections covering classic rock, blues, jazz, and country. I'm friendly and easy to work with and will give my all to make your event one to remember. During my years as a full-time musician working in Tulsa, OK as well as Seattle, WA and New York, New York I've learned what it takes to work with clients and provide excellence in all I do. I believe having me or my band at your event will truly take it to the next level. I look forward to hearing from you!
Chris performed at our wedding this past weekend. He was amazing. He performed in two locations, on a small stage in an outdoor courtyard for a cocktail hour and for the outdoor wedding ceremony. Many of our guests came up to ask how we hired him. He knew so many wonderful songs and played while my bride came down the aisle with her father and after our marriage ceremony. Chris was super easy to work with and was very communicative. I can't recommend him enough!
Response from Chris Hyde Music:
Thank you so much Brian! Thank you for trusting me with your special day and being terrific to work with. Again, congrats to you and the Mrs.!
Chris was on time, friendly and played awesome music! Everyone raved about his voice, guitar playing and song selections! We were all very happy and would absolutely recommend him!
Response from Chris Hyde Music:
Thank you so much, Patty! It was a pleasure playing for you all.
Price Range: $200 and up depending on time/travel required.
Gig Length: 120 - 240 minutes
What to Expect
I arrive early and prepared. My equipment is small but extremely effective and therefore takes up a limited amount of space. I dress appropriately for the event and read the room for requirements of sound level and song/style selection. In my mind I am there to work WITH the client/planner to make the event the best it can possibly be. I have had much success with this mindset and can supply references.
Check out my promo video at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MRiw7rHhxKg&list=UU8_7M5MA4YvflwEEpCNDOXQ.
I've been playing/performing for over 20 years and am a full-time musician. I was fortunate to have a fantastic band program at my high school that encouraged me to pursue this career. I am originally from Tulsa but have lived and worked as a full-time, professional musician in Seattle, WA (3 years) and New York City (1 year). The venues ranged from restaurants and clubs to weddings, receptions, and private parties. Along with running my own solo, duo, and groups acts I am often hired as a sideman/accompanist for many artists ranging in styles from jazz and rock to country and blues.
Additional Booking Notes
For all performances I require the following:
* Detailed contract required for all bookings.
* A power outlet within 10-15 feet of the performance area.
* A flat/solid surface to set up on.
* If the performance is outside some sort of tent or cover is preferred.
* A fifteen minute break is allowed for every two-hours of performance.
Upcoming Booked Events
|October 22, 2021 • 6:00pm - 8:00pm||Rehearsal Dinner|
Past Booked Events
|September 13, 2020 • 5:30pm - 6:15pm||Wedding Cocktail Hour|
|May 05, 2019 • 4:00pm - 7:00pm||Personal Occasion|
|May 20, 2016 • 12:00pm - 1:00pm||Launch Party|
This list is always being updated. Special songs can be learned for the event upon request.
Chicago - 25 or 6 to 4
Bill Withers - Ain’t No Sunshine
Everley Bros. - All I Have To Do Is Dream, Cathy’s Clown
The Beatles - All My Loving, Hey Jude, Something, Across The Universe, In My Life, Come Together, I Feel Fine, Let It Be, Hide Your Love Away, Norwegian Wood, We Can Work It Out
Tom Petty - American Girl
Peter Frampton - Baby I Love Your Way
Eric Clapton - Badge, Outside Woman Blues, Running On Faith, Knocking On Heaven’s Door, Wonderful Tonight
Johnny Cash - Big River, Folsom Blues
Big Head Todd & The Monsters - Bittersweet, Broken Hearted Savior
Blind Faith - Can’t Find My Way Home
Marshall Tucker Band - Can’t You See
Zac Brown Band - Chicken Fried, Toes
Neil Young - Old Man, Cinnamon Girl, Heart Of Gold, Southern Man
Van Morrison - Crazy Love, Someone Like You
Traffic - Dear Mr. Fantasy
The Eagles - Desperado, Take It Easy, Tequila Sunrise, Peaceful Easy Feeling
Blue Oyster Cult - Don’t Fear The Reaper
Human League - Don’t You Want Me
Dobie Gray - Drift Away
The Cars - Drive
Commodores - Easy Like Sunday Morning
The Police - Every Little Thing She Does Is Magic, Message In A Bottle
Fleetwood Mac - Gold Dust Woman
CCR - Have You Ever Seen The Rain, Born On The Bayou
Jimi Hendrix - Hey Joe, Little Wing
Brian Adams - Heaven, Summer of ’69
James Taylor - How Sweet It Is
Def Leppard - Hysteria
Merle Haggard - I Think I’ll Just Stay Here & Drink
The Spinners - I’ll Be Around
Wilco - I’m Always In Love
Coldplay - In My Place, Yellow, Trouble
Bob Marley - Is This Love
Steely Dan - Josie
The Cure - Just Like Heaven, Love Song
The Temptations - Just My Imagination, My Girl
Pete Townsend - Let My Love Open The Door
Allman Bros. - Midnight Rider, Soul Shine
Three Dog Night - One
U2 - One
Robben Ford - Politician, Start It Up
Hall & Oates - Rich Girl, Sara Smile
Ian Moore - Satisfied
J.J. Cale - Sensitive Kind
Billy Joel - She’s Got A Way
Pink Floyd - Shine On You Crazy Diamond, Wish You Were Here, Comfortably Numb
Citizen Cope - Sideways
Lynard Skynard - Simple Man
Steeler’s Wheel - Stuck In The Middle With You
Cindy Lauper - Time After TIme
The Kinks - Tired Of Waiting For You
Norah Jones - What Am I To You
Chris Isaac - Wicked Game
Rolling Stones - Wild Horses
Influences & Inspiration
The Beatles, Eagles, Robben Ford, John Mayer, Tommy Emmanuel, Oz Noy, Chicago, Eric Clapton, Zac Brown Band, Darryl Hall, Monte Montgomery.
Electrical outlet within 10-15 feet from performance area.
Flat/solid surface to perform on.