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*Owen plays all the best loved hits you would expect a full band to play and with the same full sound except this guy does it all on his own!
* With an impressive loop sampler he can layer his sound to emulate many musicians
* From the Beatles to Neil Diamond from Prince to Paul Young and from U2 to the Killers there is something for everyone in Owen's repertoire!
* Owen has an impressive list of credentials having played with Lemar, The Feeling, Justin Hawkins and Sandi Thom
* Coming with 4000 watt PA system and his own lighting, Owen is fully self contained for your event
* Available UK wide
* Available to take requests with at least 4 weeks' notice to learn
As a solo musician Owen knows a wide array of music that can be modified to cater for all of your function needs. He has a wealth of experience performing in some of the countries most prestigious venues as well as the confidence to engage with the audience after years of experience performing throughout the UK and abroad.
Owen performs with a unique style of using a loop sampler to create a multiple guitar sound that gives the impression of there being many musicians playing together at the same time.
Owen repertoire includes everything from the 1960's to present day popular music. He can also provide background music (from an iPod) between performances.
Owen's sound equipment is regularly maintained and portable appliance testing is carried out on an annual basis. Public Liability Insurance is always in place.
Owen has toured with the likes of Will Young, Michael Bolton, The Christians, Hue and Cry, Journey South and supported such acts as Lemar, The Feeling, Macy Gray, Newton Faulkner, Justin Hawkins, Sandi Thom, Jamelia, Ronan Keating, Amelia Lily, Aloe Blacc and Paul Carrack.
He has had recent success recording on the sound track for the star studded, Hollywood movie “Bobby” directed by Emilio Estevez in which his version of the Paul Simon track “Anji” is featured.
He has also recorded music for the Channel 4 series “Banged up abroad”, Sky 1’s “Mad dogs”, Renegade Pictures movie “Snowblind” and more recently the soon to be broadcast, Trevor McDonald documentary “Inside death row”.
For the past few years he has been a member of the London based band Honey Ryder and has achieved two UK top 40 hits with the single “Numb” at No 32 in July 08 and the recently released “Fly away” which reached No 31 in February 09.
In October 08 Owen played 2 nights with Honey Ryder at the Royal Albert hall on the final part of the UK tour supporting Michael Bolton, the tour included nights at the NIA (National Indoor Arena, Birmingham) and the Cardiff Indoor Arena.
Soon after that he was back supporting Will Young on his UK “Let it go” tour which concluded at the tail end of 08.
He continues to write and perform with Honey Ryder who this year have seen 3 of their songs from the album Marleys Chains, playlisted on Radio 2, Smooth FM and many other commercial stations across the UK.
This year he has also appeared and performed on BBC breakfast, Channel 5, Live with Myleene Klass and ItV 1’s This Morning, and more recently, along with Honey Ryder performed and had an interview with Sir Terry Wogan on the BBC Radio 2 weekend Wogan show.
UK Venues played
Royal Albert hall.
Millennium Stadium Cardiff.
Shepherds bush empire.
National Indoor Arena.
Cardiff international Arena.
Birmingham Symphony hall.
Royal concert hall Glasgow.
Silverstone Grand Prix.
Palais des festivals (Cannes).
South by south west. (Texas).
Spa (Belgium) Grand Prix.
Magny- Cours Grand Prix. (France).
Liet-Lavlut festival. (Friesland).
Please note: Owen H is part of an original band who have just signed a recording contract. Therefore, he may be called upon for obligations to this contract that he cannot avoid, that clash with private bookings through Alive Network. Owen H guarantees to provide a deputy of equal quality to take his place, should this happen, or the client can receive a full refund if they prefer.