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Tom Buechi

Tom Buechi

9 reviews

About Tom Buechi

Tom Buechi (pronounced Bee-Kee) performs solo acoustic guitar/keyboards/vocals in the Charleston, SC area. Tom's shows are lively and upbeat with music from the 50's to the present!

Styles include Blues, Classic Rock, Southern Rock and Country. He also incorporates a loop machine (which allows the guitar parts to be "layered" for a one man band effect) and a vocal harmonizing machine for richer vocals.

Tom has a large play list so no two shows are alike and he can tailor each show to match the audience. Included are songs by Eric Clapton, The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, The Allman Brothers, CCR, Lynrd Skynrd, James Taylor, Brooks and Dunn, Steve Miller, Billy Currington, B.B. King




Tom is awsome!

By Loreen A. on May 27, 2014

We enjoyed Tom last weekend at a casual party for our daughter who had just graduated from college. He is great for all ages. Loved his music! Sounds exactly like his playlist and is very generous with his time. The 4 hrs flew by. I would definitely have him again! Thank you Tom!

Hired as: Classic Rock Band

Tom did a fantastic job!

By John B. on May 12, 2014

Tom is a very talented guitarist and singer. Everyone at the event enjoyed his performance and it just made our function perfect. I would highly recommend him for your next function.

Hired as: Singing Guitarist

Great evening of entertainment by Tom Buechi

By Gary P. on February 10, 2014

Had a very enjoyable evening of entertainment by Tom Buechi. Tom arrived on time, set up and proceeded to play and entertain. Had many comments from guest how good he was and would like to use him for some of their own events. Guest especially enjoyed song choices and ability to request their favorites. Highly recommend Tom Buechi

Hired as: Singing Guitarist

Personable, Talented...This guy rocks!

By Greg C. on December 23, 2013

Tom provided the entertainment for our annual company holiday party at my home for a group of about 75 people. His repertoire of songs was diverse and enjoyed by all. He was on-time, personable, and talented. I'd definitely recommend hiring Tom and will certainly invite him back again!

Hired as: Singing Guitarist

This fellow was perfect . . .in every respect, seriously!

By (Dr. ). G. C. on September 29, 2013

To be honest, I am not a "music guy" . . .just picked his name randomly. But -as they say- all's well that ends well". He was everyone's favorite part of our 80+ guests party, except for my Wife's Indian food! He even took Requests . . .did well with all of them!

Hired as: Singing Guitarist, Singing Guitarist

Buechi Wows the Guests!

By Alvan I. S. on January 2, 2013

We hired Tom to perform at our New Year's Party for about
60 guests. Our set-up for him was makeshift, being atop a platform
over the spa, but he didn't complain and was ready to go in short order.

Also, it was in the low 50's - very crisp if you get my drift - but he
soldiered on without complaint (maybe the hot buttered rums helped?)
and played brilliantly. He had a wide selection and vast repertroir and
took requests on the fly. All in all he filled the bill and gave us both
listening and dancing pleasure.

We will certainly call upon Tom again, when an occasion arises.
We urge anyone looking for a good entertainer to do the same!

Al & Barbara Shane
Upland, California
Jan 2, 2013

Hired as: Singing Guitarist, 1960s Era Entertainment, 1970s Era Entertainment, 1980s Era Entertainment, 1990s Era Entertainment

Retirement Party

By Cindy D. on July 2, 2012

Excellent, very professional, awesome. The guest loved his performance. He was on time, personal, just a pleasure to have there to help make my retirement party perfect. Thanks Tom.

Hired as: Singing Guitarist

Tom was a great showman at The Shoppes in Chino Hills! When I started listening to his set, he was playing an excellent rendition of Hotel California by the Eagles. I was so surprised about how people weren't crowding this guy! Truly full of talent. I got the chance to talk to Tom during one of his breaks, and he is influential, hilarious, and charismatic. He's a very humble guy and it shows through his personality. By the end of the set, I had to buy his CD, just because of how great the music was AND how great of a guy he is. Absolutely fantastic! Thanks Tom.


Tom Buechi is awesome.

By Tammy T. on October 27, 2011

Tom has played for us many times at the World Famous Mt. Baldy Lodge. He is one of our favorites, and every time he plays we get tons of complements about him. People don't leave while Tom is playing - they sit, relax, have another drink, and listen to the music. Tom is a true professional that is often rare in small venues like ours. Tom knows every song (or so it seems!), and plays them with style and grace.

Hired as: Guitarist

Booking Info

  • Typical Gig: 15 - 300 minutes
  • Fee: Contact for rates
  • Languages: English


I have a play list of 400 songs by many of the top artists from the 50s to the present, along with original compositions. Blues, Classic Rock, Country & Southern Rock. By incorporating a loop machine and a vocal harmonizer I am able to achieve a much fuller sound than you would think possible from a solo performer.

Additional Booking Notes

PA system and lighting equipment for small to medium venues supplied.
Equipment for larger venues can be negotiated.


The Dinghy - Isle of Palms, SC
Coastal Coffee Roasters - Summerville, SC
Bay Street Biergarten - Charleston, SC
Summerville Farmer's Market - Summerville, SC
Wet Willies - Charleston, SC
Mixson Farmer's Market, North Charleston, SC
Sebastiani's Bistro & Wine Bar - Huntington Beach, CA
Mt Baldy Lodge - Mt Baldy, CA
French Valley Cafe - Murrieta, CA
Bistro K - Laguna Niguel, CA
Vino Veritas Wine Bar - Riverside, CA
Baily’s Old Town Temecula - Temecula, CA
The Mill Restaurant - Murrieta, CA
The Shoppes at Chino Hills - Chino Hills, CA
McAlan's Pub & Grill - Rancho Cucamonga, CA
The Coach House - San Juan Capistrano, CA (Opened for Al Stewart & Paul Thorn)
The Merc - Old Town Temecula Community Theater - Temecula, CA
Rack's Billiards & Bourbon - Corona, CA
Riverside Plaza - Riverside, CA
Shamrock’s Grille & Pub - Corona, CA
La Casa Del Camino - Laguna Beach, CA
Eureka Burger - Claremont, CA
Rumors Sports Bar - Calimesa, CA
Hotel Menage - Anaheim, CA
The Wine Tailor - Rancho Cucamonga, CA
Zito’s On 17th - Tustin, CA
Irrigation Association - Trade Show Reception in San Diego, CA
Glendora Continental - Glendora, CA
Ravioli’s Italian Bistro - Lake Elsinore, CA
The Pint House - Fullerton, CA
Blue Fire Grill - Chino, CA
D’Canter’s Wine Bar & Grill - Wildomar, CA
Gladstone’s Restaurant - Long Beach, CA
Zendejas Mexican Restaurant - Chino, CA
Kristy’s Place - Apple Valley, CA
Upland’s 2nd Avenue Farmers Market - Upland, CA
Claremont Family Festival - Claremont, CA
Lucky’s Tavern - Lake Elsinore, CA
Zip Fusion Sushi- Corona, CA
Second Life - Internet (Tom also performs live internet shows in Second Life)

The team providing the talent:

Tom Buechi

Guitar & Vocals

Set List

Cover Songs
A Good Feeling To Know - Poco
A Horse With No Name - America
A Picture Of Me Without You - George Jones
Ain’t Gonna Beg - Paul Thorn
Ain’t Livin’ In Sin No More - Paul Thorn
Ain’t No Sunshine - Bill Withers
Ain't Nobody's Business - Freddie King
Ain’t Wastin’' Time No More - The Allman Brothers Band
All Along The Watchtower - Jimi Hendrix
All Right Now - Free
All Things Must Pass - George Harrison
All You Ever Do Is Bring Me Down - The Mavericks
Amarillo By Morning - George Strait
American Girl - Tom Petty
American Pie - Don McLean
Amie - Pure Prairie League
Any Time At All - The Beatles
Arms Of Mary - Southerland Brothers & Quiver
Atlanta’s Burning Down - Dickie Betts
Baby What You Want Me To Do - Elvis Presley
Bad Moon Rising - Creedence Clearwater Revival
Bad Year Blues - Albert Castiglia
Baltimore - Randy Newman
Beers Ago - Toby Keith
Before You Accuse Me - Eric Clapton
Bell Bottom Blues - Derek and the Dominoes
Beware Of Darkness - George Harrison
Big Boss Man - Elvis Presley
Big Toe - Albert Castiglia
Black Magic Woman - Santana
Blind Willie McTell - Mick Taylor
Blowing In The Wind - Bob Dylan
Blue On Black - Kenny Wayne Shepherd
Blue Suede Shoes - Carl Perkins
Born To Be Wild - Steppenwolf
Bottle Of Red Wine - Eric Clapton
Brown Eyed Girl - Van Morrison
Brown Sugar - The Rolling Stones
Burn Down The Trailer Park - Paul Thorn
Burning Love - Elvis Presley
Can't Find My Way Home - Blind Faith
Can't Get Enough Of Your Love - Bad Company
Can't You See - Marshall Tucker Band
Chicks Dig It - Chris Cagle
Close To You - Muddy Waters
Cocaine - Eric Clapton
Come Monday - Jimmy Buffett
Come On In My Kitchen - Robert Johnson
Come Together - The Beatles
Count On Me - Jefferson Starship
Country Roads - John Denver
Cowgirl In The Sand - Neil Young
Crazy Little Thing Called Love - Queen
Crazy Love - Poco
Crazy Love - Van Morrison
Crazy Mama - JJ Cale
Creep - Stone Temple Pilots
Crossroads - Cream
Cuts Like A Knife - Bryan Adams
Darling Be Home Soon - The Livin’ Spoonful
Desperado - The Eagles
Desperados Waiting For A Train - Guy Clark
Don’t Think Twice - Bob Dylan
Donut Man - Marc Benno
Down By The River - Neil Young
Dust My Broom - Elmore James
Eight Hundred Pound Jesus - Paul Thorn
Eight Miles High - The Byrds
Europa - Santana
Every Little Bit Hurts - Paul Thorn
Evil - Steve Miller Band
Evil Ways - Santana
Fire And Rain - James Taylor
Fire On The Mountain - Marshall Tucker Band
Fly Like An Eagle - Steve Miller Band
Folsom Prison Blues - Johnny Cash
For What It’s Worth - Buffalo Springfield
Free Bird - Lynyrd Skynyrd
Friend of the Devil - Grateful Dead
Further On Up The Road - Eric Clapton
Genesis - Hot Tuna
Girl With No Eyes - It's A Beautiful Day
Going Down The Road Feelin' Bad - Grateful Dead
Going to New York - Climax Blues Band
Good Hearted Woman - Waylon Jennings / Willie Nelson
Good Shepherd - Jefferson Airplane
Good Time Charlie’s Got The Blues - Danny O'Keefe
Got My Mojo Workin’ - Muddy Waters
Hallelujah - Leonard Cohen
Hands Off - Rory Gallagher
Hard To Say - Dan Fogelberg
Harvest Moon - Neil Young
Have You Ever Loved A Woman - Freddy King
Heart Of Gold - Neil Young
Hearts - Marty Balin
Hello Mary Lou - Ricky Nelson
Help Me - Sonny Boy Williamson
Here Comes The Sun - The Beatles
Hesitation Blues - Hot Tuna
Hey Good Lookin' - Hank Williams
Honey Don’t - The Beatles
Hoochie Coochie Man - Muddy Waters
Hope In A Hopeless World - Widespread Panic
Hotel California - The Eagles
House Of The Rising Sun - The Animals
Hurts So Good - John Mellencamp
I Don't Like Half The Folks I Love - Paul Thorn
I Don't Need No Doctor - Ray Charles
I Got A Line On You - Spirit
I Have A Good Day - Paul Thorn
I Hear You Knocking - Dave Edmunds
I Love This Bar - Toby Keith
I Put A Spell On You - Creedence Clearwater Revival
I Walk The Line - Johnny Cash
I Won't Back Down - Tom Petty
I’ll Cry Instead - The Beatles
I’ll Follow The Sun - The Beatles
I’m Leaving - Taxxi
I’m Not Your Steppin’ Stone - The Monkees
I’m On Fire - Bruce Springsteen
I'm Ready - Muddy Waters
I’m Tore Down - Freddy King
Imagine - John Lennon
Into The Mystic - Van Morrison
Isn't It A Pity - George Harrison
It Doesn’t Matter - Firefall
It Hurts Me Too - Elmore James
I’ve Just Seen A Face - The Beatles
Jeanette Isabella - Blonde On Blonde
Jinxed - Rory Gallagher
Johnny B Goode - Chuck Berry
Jumpin' Jack Flash - The Rolling Stones
Kansas City - Fats Domino
Keep On Truckin' - Hot Tuna
Keith Don't Go - Nils Lofgren
Key To The Highway - Derek and the Dominoes
King Of The Road - Roger Miller
Kiss Tomorrow Goodbye - Luke Bryan
Knockin' On Heaven's Door - Bob Dylan
Last Dance With Mary Jane - Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers
Last of the Singing Cowboys - Marshall Tucker Band
Laundromat - Rory Gallagher
Layla (Unplugged Version) - Eric Clapton
Learning To Fly - Tom Petty
Let It Be - The Beatles
Let It Down - George Harrison
Let It Rain - Eric Clapton
Let’s Go Sit On The Lawn - Lightnin' Hopkins
Life By The Drop - Stevie Ray Vaughan
Like A Hurricane - Neil Young
Like A Rolling Stone - Bob Dylan
Livin’ Ain't Livin’ - Firefall
Lonely People - America
Look On Yonders Wall - Elmore James
Love Has No Pride - Bonnie Raitt
Love Me Two Times - The Doors
Loving Cup - Steve Miller Band
Luckenbach, Texas - Waylon Jennings
Maggie May - Rod Stewart
Margaritaville - Jimmy Buffett
Me And Bobby McGee - Kris Kristofferson
Mellow Yellow - Donovan
Messin' With The Kid - Rory Gallagher
Midnight Rider - The Allman Brothers Band
Mood Ring - Paul Thorn
Moon Tears - Nils Lofgren
Moondance - Van Morrison
Mountain Of Love - Johnny Rivers
Move It On Over - George Thorogood
Mr. Bojangles - Jerry Jeff Walker
Mr. Spaceman - The Byrds
Mule Kicking In My Stall - Otis Spann
Mustang Sally - Wilson Pickett
My Generation - The Who
Neon Moon - Brooks and Dunn
New Walking Blues - Paul Butterfield Blues Band
New York State Of Mind / The City - Billy Joel / Mark~Almond Band
Night Life - B.B. King
No Mercy - Nils Lofgren
Norwegian Wood - The Beatles
Nothing But The Devil - Rory Gallagher
Old Man - Neil Young
Old Time Rock & Roll - Bob Seger
On The Border - Al Stewart
One - U2
Only You Can Love Me This Way - Keith Urban
Only You Know And I Know - Dave Mason
Operator - Jim Croce
Paint It Black - The Rolling Stones
People Are Crazy - Billy Currington
Pink Cadillac - Bruce Springsteen
Please Call Home - The Allman Brothers Band
Polk Salad Annie - Tony Joe White
Presence Of The Lord - Blind Faith
Pretty Good At Drinkin’ Beer - Billy Currington
Pride And Joy - Stevie Ray Vaughan
Proud Mary - Creedence Clearwater Revival
Puff The Magic Dragon - Peter, Paul & Mary
Ramblin' On My Mind - Robert Johnson
Red House - Jimi Hendrix
Revolution - The Beatles
Ring Of Fire - Johnny Cash
Roadhouse Blues - The Doors
Rock And Roll - Led Zeppelin
Rock Me Baby - B.B. King
Rock 'n Me - Steve Miller Band
Rocky Mountain Way - Joe Walsh
Rose Of Cimarron - Poco
Route 66 - Nat King Cole
Running On Empty - Jackson Browne
Sad And Deep As You - Dave Mason
Saint James Infirmary - Joe Cocker
Sandman - America
Sangria Wine - Jerry Jeff Walker
Sea Of Love - Phil Phillips
Second Story Window - Marc Benno
Secret Agent Man - Johnny Rivers
Sent By Angels - Arc Angels
Shake You Money Maker - Elmore James
Share The Land - The Guess Who
She's Acting Single - Gary Stewart
She's Gonna Make It - Garth Brooks
Silhouettes - Herman’s Hermits
Simple Man - Lynyrd Skynyrd
Sister Golden Hair - America
(Sittin' On) The Dock Of The Bay - Otis Redding
Snake Farm - Ray Wylie Hubbard
So Long - Henry Paul Band
Solitary Man - Neil Diamond
Somebody To Love - Jefferson Airplane
Son Of A Poor Man - REO Speedwagon
Southern Cross - Crosby, Stills & Nash
Statesboro Blues - The Allman Brothers Band
Steamrollwer Blues - Elvis Presley
Stepping Stones - Blackhawk
Stormy Monday - The Allman Brothers Band
Summer Of 69 - Bryan Adams
Summer In The City - The Livin’ Spoonful
Summertime - George Gershwin
Sundown - Gordon Lightfoot
Susie Q - Creedence Clearwater Revival
Sweet Home Alabama - Lynyrd Skynyrd
Sweet Home Chicago - John Hammond
Take It Easy - The Eagles
Take The Highway - Marshall Tucker Band
Takin’ Care Of Business - Bachman Turner Overdrive
Tequila Makes Her Clothes Fall Off - Joe Nichols
Tequila Sunrise - The Eagles
Tell Mama - Savoy Brown
Tennessee Waltz - Roy Acuff
That Same Thing - Muddy Waters
That’s All Right - Elvis Presley
That's Life - Frank Sinatra
The Last Time - The Rolling Stones
The Letter - Joe Cocker
The Lights - Journey
The Needle And The Damage Done - Neil Young
The Sky Is Cryin’ - Stevie Ray Vaughan
The Thrill Is Gone - B.B. King
The Weight - The Band
Theme For An Imaginary Western - Mountain
Time In A Bottle - Jim Croce
Too Many Drivers - Paul Butterfield Blues Band
Tush - ZZ Top
Tutti Frutti - Little Richard
Twist and Shout - The Beatles
Two Of Us - The Beatles
Undun - The Guess Who
Walk Away - James Gang
Walk On Hot Coals - Rory Gallagher
Walking Away - Jonny Lang
Wang Dang Doodle - Savoy Brown
Wanted Dead Or Alive - Bon Jovi
What Am I Living For - Mark~Almond Band
When You Say Nothing At All - Keith Whitley
Whenever You Come Around - Vince Gill
Where Did My Legs Go? - John Mayall
While My Guitar Gently Weeps - The Beatles
Whipping Post - The Allman Brothers Band
Whiskey Lullaby - Brad Paisley / Alison Kraus
Whiskey River - Willie Nelson
Whiskey, Whiskey - Kris Kristofferson
Who'll Stop The Rain - Creedence Clearwater Revival
Why Does Love Have To Be So Sad - Derek and the Dominoes
Wild Horses - The Rolling Stones
Wild World - Cat Stevens
Wish You Were Here - Pink Floyd
Wonderful Tonight - Eric Clapton
Year of the Cat - Al Stewart
You And Tequila - Kenny Chesney
You Were Never Mine - Delbert McClinton
You’re Gonna Miss Me When I'm Gone - Brooks and Dunn
You're Just Drunk - Matt Harlan
You've Got A Friend - James Taylor
You've Got To Hide Your Love Away - The Beatles
Your Cheatin' Heart - Hank Williams
Your Song - Elton John

Special Occasion
Birthday - The Beatles
Happy Birthday - Traditional
The Wedding Song (There Is Love) - Peter, Paul and Mary
You Raise Me Up - Westlife

Christmas / New Year
Auld Lang Syne - Robert Burns
Blue Christmas - Elvis Presley
Frosty The Snowman -Jimmy Durante
Grandma Got Run Over By A Reindeer - Randy Brooks
Greensleeves - Traditional
Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas - Traditional
I Can't Wait For Christmas - Mindi Adair
Jingle Bell Rock - Bobby Helms
Jingle Bells - Traditional
Merry Christmas Baby - Otis Redding
Please Daddy Don't Get Drunk This Christmas - John Denver
Rudolph The Red Nosed Reindeer - Gene Autry
Run Rudolph Run - Chuck Berry
Santa Claus Is Coming To Town - Eddie Cantor
The Christmas Song - Bing Cosby
White Christmas - Bing Cosby

Blue Day In Manassas
Can't Slow Down
Carry Me Home
Every Day It Seems To Rain
Everyday Blues
Fairfax Blues
Good Girl Gone Wrong
Homewrecker Blues
I Just Want To Go Home
It's All Right
Let It Ride
Living For Today
Not Without You
Raised On Heartache
Running At A Mile A Moment
Something’s Gonna Happen Soon
Sometimes It’s Best To Forget
Sunshine Lady
The Cow Mighta Stunk Anyway
The Girl’s Been Thinking
Walkin’ Away
What About Me
What’s The Matter
Yesterday's Dream
You’re Leaving Home

Influences & Inspiration

Eric Clapton
Creedence Clearwater Revival
The Beatles
Billy Currington
Neil Young
Paul Thorn
Allman Brothers
Hank Williams
Bob Dylan
Brooks & Dunn
The Eagles
Nils Logren
Elvis Presley

Setup Requirements

Minimum 4ft x 4ft floorspace

One Electrical Outlet


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