As a Berklee Performance graduate, I have a wide range of styles that I can cover. I'd be happy to work with you to tailor the music to your event!
Classy and tasteful solo guitar arrangements of jazz standards and pop songs - perfect for a cocktail hour, business function, or any event where background music is required.
Singer/songwriter style pop covers to full band dance music! Can perform solo, duo or with my group.
Unfortunately, Phil had a conflict a few days before our event. He did find a replacement though. That musician played well but showed up late to the event. As a result, we were unable to place him in the room where our guests were because at that point, it was crowded and we didn't want to disrupt the flow.
Hired the band to perform at our restaurant/bar. Talked to Phil about the scene and how it's a bar later at night and wanted some covers etc..Now before I say anything these guys are very talented and the lead singer has a voice of an angel. However...you do not want these guys in a bar or a scene were you're trying to get people in the mood to drink.
This is a coffee house band, very very chill. You will NOT hear any rock songs from them. That is my reason for the 3 star because they actually shouldn't have booked the gig upon our initial intake.
Because it was Memorial day weekend and it was very very slow we cut them loose half way through the gig. I asked if they could discount the bill and Phil said no.
I would not use these guys again for my venue but like I said if your looking for elevator/ coffee shop band these guys are amazing.
They did a great job! Skilled players with a great selection of accessible jazz favorites.
Phil is a great guitar player and singer who really captivated the crowd at my restaurant
I recently hired Phil to be an MC for an event I held in Boston and he did a fantastic job. Not only did he lead the night with energy, but he also performed some of his own original music and the attendees/venue staff had nothing but good things to say. I would definitely consider him again in the future!
What to Expect
Skilled player(s) with a great selection of accessible jazz favorites. As a Berklee graduate and full-time musician, you will get a completely painless and professional experience. I have the experience and skill to be able to handle anything that comes up!
Phil Holub is a Berkeley, California native who moved to Boston to attend the Berklee College of Music. His quirky blend of witty lyrics and upbeat accompaniment invite listeners on an experience that is fun and new but still somehow familiar. He and his band currently play all over New England.
Additional Booking Notes
My sound is self contained and portable. No hassle for you!
Past Booked Events
|December 08, 2018 • 12:00pm - 1:00pm||Personal Occasion|
|October 20, 2018 • 7:30pm - 10:00pm||Cocktail Party|
|September 25, 2018 • 7:00pm - 7:30pm||Corporate Event|
|September 18, 2018 • 5:30pm - 7:30pm||Corporate Event|
|September 12, 2018 • 5:30pm - 8:00pm||Grand Opening|
|April 07, 2018 • 6:00pm - 7:30pm||Nonprofit Event|
Variable to the setting. Jazz standards, pop, blues, you name it!
Influences & Inspiration
Joe Pass, Wes Montgomery, Julian Lage, Bill Evans, John Mayer