Christopher Wooley

Acoustic Guitar from Woodland Hills, CA - Will travel up to 3000 miles
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"Every guest raved about Chris - If you're looking for an accommodating, talented, no worry performer, Chris is the person to book straight away!"... Hi - Thanks for visiting ! I'm a solo guitarist, vocalist & ukulele player, playing the finest, most beloved songs from the last 40 years, from Ed Sheeran & Mumford & Sons to The Beatles, Van Morrison, James Taylor & The Eagles to The Police, Tom Petty, U 2, Springsteen, Jack Johnson, John Mayer, Jason Mraz, Train & Dave Matthews. My 700+ songlist also includes contemporary Country songs from Keith Urban, Kenny Chesney, Brad Paisley & Rascal Flatts. During the last year, I played 173 completely unique Private & Corporate events for NBC/Universal, Porsche, Wineries in Napa Valley, Beach Weddings in Santa Barbara & Malibu, Resort Weddings at The San Ysidro Ranch in Montecito and The Biltmore/4 Seasons, private events in San Francisco, Mill Valley & Las Vegas, among many others - Each event has different musical needs & I look forward to learning about yours ! Please read my recent reviews, it's an honor to play for such fine people...

I've been fortunate to play with the finest musicians from some of the biggest bands in the world. My recent CD has guest musicians from The Rembrandts, Los Lobos, Vertical Horizon & The Wallflowers. I've toured many countries, played hundreds of gigs in many of the world's best venues, from the Montreaux Jazz festival & Hollywood Bowl to The Polo Lounge at The Beverly Hills Hotel. In fact, I just got a really nice "pat on the back" from a friend who's opinion I really value... Don Felder, guitarist for The Eagles ... " The CD is a big hit. Love the all acoustic guitars and the vocals are really great. I hope you'll still talk to me after you become a big star from this CD.... Cheers, Don Felder " Very Kind Indeed...

Please listen to the music on this page - All songs are recorded LIVE, guitar and vocals at the same time, with no overdubs, second-takes, or fixed mistakes. Please take a look at my GigMasters reviews, I take great pride in making VERY happy clients....

One more thing... I don't like to use drum machines, or backing tracks... These songs all sound great with an amplified acoustic guitar & voice -
If you envision a Classic, Elegant wedding ceremony, I'll be glad to play a traditional acoustic guitar instrumental version of "Here Comes The Bride" and "Pachobel's Canon in D".... or.....get creative.... Close your eyes, choose songs & music that perfectly underscore your feelings for each other. Let me play & sing them for you. I can learn most any pop song.... Here's a few examples of songs I've learned for recent Weddings.... An All-Beatles Wedding, "Here Comes The Sun".... Jason Mraz "I'm Yours"... Pearl Jam "Just Breathe" ... Dave Matthews "Two Step"... Train "Hey Soul Sister".... Stain'd "Tangled Up In You".... Beatles "I Will".... Tom Petty "Here Comes My Girl".... Peter Gabriel "Book Of Love".... Alan Jackson "Remember When".... U 2 "All I Want Is You".... Jason Mraz/Colbie Calliet "Lucky"... Beatles "Two Of Us"..... Rascal Flatts "Bless The Broken Road".... Peter Gabriel "In Your Eyes"..... Cat Stevens "The Wind"..... Garth Brooks "Wrapped Up In You"........ "Over The Rainbow" - Instrumental, or "Hawaiian" vocal style..... "What A Wonderful World" ..... Use your imagination...

Most clients want me to play & sing for them - If you want totally instrumental music, I have a couple of hours of great instrumental music, from The Beatles to Sting to Coldplay, beautiful, recognizable melodies that are perfect for a celebration. I have a long list of Very Happy Brides & clients..... I take great joy in helping to make a perfect event -

I'm available to play for your Wedding Ceremony, Cocktail Hour and Reception...

When I do a gig for kids, here's how I approach it.... I play contemporary songs, most of which these kids already know, songs that have lyrics that teach, inspire, & help them learn.... I encourage kids to sing along, and I'll have some percussion instruments for kids to play. Song examples include Toy Story's "You've Got A Friend In Me", by Randy Newman, Tarzan's "You'll Be In My Heart" by Phil Collins, "Time Of Your Life" by Green Day, "House On Pooh Corner" by Kenny Loggins, "My Wish" by Rascal Flatts, "Black Horse & Cherry Tree" by KT Tunstall, "BlackBird" by The Beatles, "You've Got A Friend" by James Taylor... I've played Los Angeles City-Sponsored concerts for kids, elementary schools, nursery schools & benefits for "Autism Speaks".

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Wedding Ceremony

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Chris is simply the best. We loved him, our guests loved him. He not only sounds so amazing, he is a true professional!!! He was able to handle all our requests with a smile. I would have Chris to every event we hold....he is simply amazing. His voice is perfect, and we absolutely loved, loved, loved his sound. He made our wedding perfect.....yes perfect in every way possible!!!!! I am so blessed and grateful to have found him. You will adore him and be so grateful you hired him. He deserves 10 stars!!!!!

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Rehearsal Dinner

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Chris is best described as a gentleman and then as a professional class act entertainer. He knows how to work with the you and the event. He has a great voice and the music he played was fantastic!!! He helped make needed speeches fit in effortlessly. He arrived early, and wowed the crowd. Chris knew all of the songs we requested. Many, Many, Many thank yous to you, Chris!!!!! Very grateful!!!

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Funeral

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Christopher is THE BEST. I can't say enough about his talent, professionalism, follow-through, attention to detail and kindness. The occasion was for my father-in-laws funeral and from the first conversation, I knew we would be in capable hands going with Christopher. Also, his pricing was very reasonable given his tremendous reviews and customer feedback (and in comparison to other's pricing). I highly recommend Christopher for any occasion and want him to know we will forever remember him playing the ukulele over the rainbow at the burial. Wow. You are simply an amazing musician and human being.

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PAST EVENTS
FUTURE EVENTS
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2018
Sep
30
Wedding
Long Beach, CA
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
2018
Oct
6
Wedding Ceremony
Carmel Valley, CA
4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
2018
Oct
10
Corporate Function
Lompoc, CA
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
2018
Oct
19
Wedding
Simi Valley, CA
4:00 PM - 6:30 PM
2018
Oct
26
Bridal Shower
Bakersfield, CA
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
2018
Dec
1
Wedding Reception
Calabasas, CA
4:30 PM - 9:30 PM
2018
Sep
14
Rehearsal Dinner
Santa Barbara, CA
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
2018
Sep
1
Birthday Party (Adult)
Palos Verdes Peninsula, CA
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
2018
Aug
22
Corporate Function
San Francisco, CA
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
2018
Aug
8
Private Party
San Luis Obispo, CA
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
2018
Jul
28
Private Party
Los Angeles, CA
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
2018
Jul
21
Wedding Ceremony
Petaluma, CA
3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Thinking Out Loud
Ed Sheeran
Renegades
X-Ambassadors
On Top Of The World
Imagine Dragons
Come Away With Me
Norah Jones
Die A Happy Man
Thomas Rhett
Humble & Kind
Tim McGraw
Mean To Me
Brett Eldredge
Wake Me Up
Avicii
Smile
Uncle Kracker
The Secret Of Life
James Taylor
Acoustic Guitar
Country Singer
Beach Music Singer
Children's Music Singer
Classic Rock Guitar
Top 40 Guitar
Country Acoustic Guitar
Pop Acoustic Guitar
Folk Acoustic Guitar
Top 40 Acoustic Guitar
Rock Acoustic Guitar
Beach Music Acoustic Guitar
70's Hits Acoustic Guitar
80's Hits Acoustic Guitar
90's Hits Acoustic Guitar
60's Hits Acoustic Guitar
Wedding Singer
Ukulele
Singer Guitarist
Weddings
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Funerals
Happy Hours
Picnic
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Conventions
Festivals
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First Communions
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Wedding Receptions
Engagement Parties
Family Reunions
Rehearsal Dinners
Christmas Parties
Grand Openings
Graduation Parties
High School Reunions
Holiday Parties
Trade Shows
Memorial Services
Cocktail Parties
Please note Christopher Wooley will also travel to Calabasas, West Hills, Canoga Park, Topanga, Tarzana, Winnetka, Chatsworth, Agoura Hills, Encino, Oak Park, Reseda, Brandeis, Malibu, Northridge, Simi Valley, Westlake Village, Pacific Palisades, Van Nuys, Granada Hills, Sherman Oaks, Thousand Oaks, Los Angeles, North Hills, Santa Monica, Mission Hills, Panorama City, Valley Village, Beverly Hills, Arleta, North Hollywood.
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