- 1. Thinking Out Loud ( Ed Sheeran )
- 2. Red Red Wine ( Neil Diamond )
- 3. Stand By Me ( Ben E. King )
- 4. You Are The Best Thing ( Ray Lamontagne )
- 5. I Second That Emotion ( Smokey Robinson )
- 6. Tennessee Whiskey ( Chris Stapleton )
- 7. How Will I Know ( Whitney Houston )
- 8. A Thousand Years - Instrumental ( Christina Perri )
- 9. Cannon in D - Instrumental ( Pachelbel )
- 10. What A Wonderful World ( Louis Armstrong )
Ryan Townsend is a musician, singer, and songwriter based in the New York Metro area. Booking Ryan is like having a live jukebox on tap, performing your favorite songs from the last 75 years of music. Rock, Pop, Soul, Motown, Alternative, Jazz, & Blues. Old school favorites to cotemporary Top 40. His catalog of songs is fun, energetic and can connect with audiences of all ages. He is commonly booked as a singing guitarist or singing pianist, but can also be booked anywhere from a 2 - 8 piece band, tailored to your needs. For events requiring a larger sound some typical line ups include adding additional instruments such as a second guitar, piano, bass, vocals, cello, saxophone, or drums.
I can highly recommend Ryan Townsend for any party! He was amazing! Ryan was so great to work off from the minute we hired him! Great communicator, very nice and on time! He made everything so easy! He played a great selection of music that everyone loved! His voice is excellent and he is an all around talented musician! You won't be disappointed! Thank you Ryan for making our night so much fun!
Response from Ryan Townsend Band:
Thanks Megan!! The party was great and you were an excellent host. It's was pleasure meeting you and Brian, and getting to play for you and your guests! ~ Ryan
Ryan has the voice of an angel... sounds cliche, but it’s true. He plays all genres and takes requests! Many of his versions I prefer over the originals. Super talented, easy going, a pleasure to listen to and work with.
Price Range: Contact for rates
Gig Length: 30 - 360 minutes
Insurance: $1,000,000 - Business Liability
Website: Visit website
What to Expect
When booking Ryan Townsend you can expect a professional, entertaining, and quality experience. He works attentively with each client to cater to the specific needs of their event. He will work with you to build a unique set list based on the style of music you want and the atmosphere you are trying to create. He can keep a room entertained, while adapting to the crowd and taking requests. Overall, you can expect an experienced musician who will work together with you to accomplish the goals of your event.
Ryan Townsend is a musician, singer, and songwriter based in the New York Metropolitan area. He writes and performs both original and cover songs bringing his music to a loyal ever-growing fan base. His style is a mix of pop, rock, folk, blues, and soul. Honest music, from a hard working artist who has lived a life full of story telling and musicianship. He crafts tales with a vintage spirit told in a rhythmic full-throated language. Over the past decade he has amassed a widespread catalog of music which he has recorded and released, in addition to producing music for licensing and publishing.
Townsend performs a wide ranges of songs that span the decades and connect with audiences of all ages. Some of the singers and songwriters who have influenced his style and approach include: Van Morrison, Paul Simon, Eddie Vedder, Chris Cornell, Otis Redding, Tom Petty, Ryan Adams, and Ray Lamontagne .
His music has been featured in the Lions Gate feature film Living Will and on the Versus television network. Townsend has shared the stage with notable artists such as, Donna Jean Godchaeux (Grateful Dead), Leo Nocentelli (The Meters), Russell Batiste (Funky Meters, Vida Blue), Questlove (the Roots), and Jimmy Herring (Widespread Panic).
Upcoming Booked Events
|May 27, 2018 • 4:00pm - 6:00pm||Wedding Ceremony|
Past Booked Events
|February 09, 2018 • 4:30pm - 5:00pm||Wedding Engagement|
|January 13, 2018 • 7:00pm - 11:00pm||Cocktail Party|
My song list includes a popular blend of music that spans the decades from the 1960's to today. Style's include rock, pop, blues, motown, reggae, folk, funk, jazz, and instrumental arrangements. For a detailed list of around the 500 songs I have in my catalog please message me and I will send you a PDF.
Influences & Inspiration