Original artist Peter Betan, has played in all performance venues ranging from intimate club settings to musical theaters and festivals. He has opened shows for a slew of musical icons like Bob Dylan, Styx and Richie Havens among others. Peter also has done extensive performance work in corporate, museum, wedding and networking events, providing a Solo, Duo or Trio acoustical format. Additionally he has a large cover repertoire consisting of signature renditions of popular music in instrumental as well as vocal formats Peter Betan blends elements of Jazz, Folk, Pop and World music into a unique acoustical richly textured, melodic and rhythmic musical style. A 20 year plus veteran performer.
Price Range: Contact for rates
Gig Length: 60 - 240 minutes
Languages: English, Spanish
Insurance: $1,000,000 - Group Coverage
What to Expect
Memorable, unique highly stylized original acoustic music with elements of Jazz, Folk, World and Pop music.
The music is festive, subtle, ambient, textural, melodic and rhythmic without being intrusive, while simultaneously enhancing the environment of high end corporate, social and networking events. Additionally, it can be just instrumental or vocal with instrumentation, or a combination of both. A large popular cover song rendition catalog is available to perform instrumental or with vocals
Or, it can be of a strictly performance focal point in festivals, musical theaters, clubs, any venue large or small. For a quick orientation to the artist just "Google" - Peter Betan for over 200 music web links featuring, complete audio samples, images, reviews and performance schedules. Peter Betan does not use any background digital tracks or sequencing. His professional approach is to use extensive natural dynamics in the live performance arena to enhance and fill the high end festive event environment without the constant and more times than not, intrusive, artificial digital tracks / sequenceing chatter that can intrude on social conversation and networking communication events.
Born in N.Y.C.
Fingerstyle instrumental acoustic guitarist.
Performs with his duo partner as well - Acoustic Guitars and Woodwinds
As a known Duo - Betan and Berner (Peter Betan and Marc Berner)
Performing professionally since 1987 in the South Florida area.
Known for his original instrumental and vocal work as well as having a repertoire of signature instrumental and vocal renditions of popular music.
Critically acclaimed in local Miami - Fort Lauderdale publications as well as ASCAP Playback Publication and Billboard under the category of Independent artist.
Voted best solo musician - Miami New Times
Nominated best acoustic guitarist - Statewide Jammy Awards - Florida
His music has been licensed for independent films and documentaries.
Has opened shows for major artists such as Bob Dylan, Michael MacDonald, Styx, Richie Havens among others.
Additional Booking Notes
A) Technical Requirements:
1) Standard multiple electrical hookups
2) Proper cover for outdoor events that protect from the elements - Rain, Storms, Wind and Direct Sunlight
3) If stage stet up is provided by client proper lighting, stage hookups and microphones should be in place and ready to be utilized prior to the artist(s) arrival.
4) Allow artist 15 minutes for sound check (solo) 25 minute sound check (duo and trio)
5) Parking for unloading and loading of equipment should be near the performance site if possible.
6) Stationery parking should be complimentary.
1) Artist can also supply full PA system with all proper hookups and microphones for up to a 4 piece ensemble when client does not supply one.
Past Booked Events
|December 08, 2018 • 9:00pm - 11:00pm||Birthday Party|
|December 01, 2018 • 3:00pm - 6:00pm||Wedding Ceremony|
|October 18, 2015 • 7:00pm - 8:00pm||Wagon's West Restaurant - South Miami . Florida|
|October 17, 2015 • 7:00pm - 8:00pm||The Mod Wine Lounge - Fort Lauderdale Fl.|
|October 16, 2015 • 7:00pm - 8:00pm||Tony Roma's - North Miami Beach Fl.i|
|October 10, 2015 • 7:00pm - 8:00pm||The Mod Wine Lounge - Fort Lauderdale, Fl.|
|October 09, 2015 • 7:00pm - 8:00pm||Tony Roma's - Nort Miami Beach, Fl.|
With quite an extensive original and renditions repertoire, the total of songs and instrumental pieces total over 200. A complete list of songs and instrumental pieces is available to the client upon request.
Additionally, if the client has a special song or piece that they would like to be performed, the recorded version must be supplied to the artist 30 days prior to the event for rehearsal purposes and performance readiness.
Influences & Inspiration
Paco De Lucia
Flatt and Scruggs
Stevie Ray Vaughn
Simon and Garfunkel
Go to "Addtional Booking Notes" section for stage and setup requirements
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