Graham Hobson is an outstanding vocalist / pianist specialising in wedding and corporate entertainment throughout Brisbane, the Gold Coast and the Sunshine Coast.
Singing timeless classics from Buble and Sinatra, piano men favourites from Billy Joel and Elton John, and Top 40 chart busters from Robbie Williams and Coldplay; Graham has your entertainment needs covered. His solo performance can be customised to suit the most intimate setting or party sing-a-long … just name your mood.
Graham can also provide a combination of live performance and DJing – perfect for your wedding reception, corporate event or private function!
A professional musician for over fifteen years, Graham has performed over 2000 gigs at Australia’s finest venues (Versace Gold Coast, The Sofitel Brisbane, The Emporium Hotel Brisbane, The Hotel Windsor Melbourne) and events (NRL centre field performances to over 20,000 people, The Australian Songwriters Awards, The Mondial Australian Womens Hardcourts, QPAC , The Australian Touring Car Championship Awards, The Queensland RSPCA Gala Dinner and literally hundreds of weddings).
AUSTRALIAN BRIDAL INDUSTRY AWARDS GRAND FINALIST 2007 & 2008
“Thank you for being such a big part of our reception – you were a big hit and truly have a gift. You come with our highest recommendation. We look forward to having another function soon so we can hire you again! Thankyou so much!” – Mark and Jodie.
“Our heartfelt thanks to you for providing us with such wonderful music at our reception. It created such a special, romantic ambience on the night! Our guests were gushing on the night about your choice of music and I have already been passing on your details on! You are very talented. Thankyou also for your rendition of ‘Happy Together’ by the Turtles. It was very special and memorable.” – Amy and Grant Arnold.
“BRILLIANT!, BRILLIANT, BRILLIANT!!!! Graham – Thankyou so much for your beautiful and energetic performance at our wedding on Saturday. We had a fantastic time, and as you may have gathered the music was always going to be a big part of the night. We had so many people tell us how the loved your playing and it set the mood for a wonderful evening. Cheers mate for your contribution and extraordinary friendly and professional manner. We have absolutely no reservations in recommending you and will happily do so.” – Dave and Morag Hertrweck
“Thank you very much for playing at our wedding reception and all of the help you gave us prior to the day. Your professionalism helped us and ensured that things ran smoothely. Thanks a million form the both of us.” – Clare and Michael
“Thanks very much for the excellent music on our wedding day. Everything went perfectly and we’ve had lots of positive comments about your sets on the piano and later on there were lots of our guests on the dancefloor which is always a good sign.” – Alicia Graham and Bede Conelly
Jazz / Swing / Cocktail
Fly Me To The Moon – Frank Sinatra, I’ve Got You Under My Skin – Frank Sinatra, The Lady Is A Tramp – Frank Sinatra, Theme From New York, New York – Frank Sinatra, Mack The Knife – Frank Sinatra, Night and Day – Frank Sinatra, That’s Life – Frank Sinatra, Moondance – Michael Bublé / Van Morrison, Sway – Michael Bublé, Fever – Michael Bublé, The Way You Look Tonight – Michael Bublé, Can’t Buy Me Love – Michael Bublé / Beatles, Crazy Little Thing Called Love – Michael Bublé / Queen, Save The Last Dance – Michael Bublé, Everything – Michael Bublé, Home – Michael Bublé, It Had To Be You – Harry Connick Jr., I Could Only Whisper Your Name – Harry Connick Jr., You Don’t Know Me – Harry Connick Jr., Don’t Get Around Much Anymore – Harry Connick Jr., These Are The Days – Jamie Cullum, Smooth Operator – Sadé, Dream A Little Dream Of Me – Mamma Cass, What A Wonderful World – Louis Armstrong, Georgia On My Mind – Ray Charles, Hit the Road Jack – Ray Charles, Swingin’ On A Star – Bing Crosby, Mr Bojangles – Sammy Davis Jr., On Broadway – George Benson, New York State Of Mind – Tony Bennett / Billy Joel, This Guy’s In Love With You – Burt Bacharach, Summertime – Ella Fitzgerald, L.O.V.E – Nat King Cole, Blue Moon – Marcels, Moon River – Andy Williams, Ain’t Misbehavin’ – Fats Waller, Light My Fire – José Feliciano, Love Cats (swing version) – The Cure, Smoke On The Water (swing version) – Deep Purple, The Way You Make Me Feel (swing version) – Michael Jackson, Roxanne (swing version) – The Police.
Ballads / Love Songs
Have I Told You Lately That I Love You – Van Morrison, You Are So Beautiful – Joe Cocker, Your Song – Elton John, Lady In Red – Chris DeBurgh, Wonderful Tonight – Eric Clapton, Angels – Robbie Williams, Fields Of Gold – Sting / Eva Cassidy, Baby I Love Your Way – Peter Frampton, Something – The Beatles, Heaven – Bryan Adams, I’ll Be There For You – Bon Jovi, Annie’s Song – John Denver, Beautiful In My Eyes – Joshua Kadison, She’s Always A Woman To Me – Billy Joel, Just The Way You Are – Billy Joel, When You Say Nothing At All – Ronan Keating, Can’t Help Falling In Love – Elvis Presley, Love Me Tender – Elvis Presley, Always On My Mind – Elvis Presley, Love Is All Around – Wet Wet Wet, Time After Time – Cindy Lauper, She Makes My Day – Robert Palmer, Stand By Me – Ben E. King, Can’t Take My eyes Off You – Franki Valli, Right Here Waiting – Richard Marx, Your Body Is A Wonderland – John Mayer, Every Breath You Take – The Police, Beautiful – Pete Murray, Bizarre Love Triangle (ballad version) – New Order, Hello – Lionel Ritchie, Lay Your Love On Me – Roachford, To The Moon & Back (ballad version) – Savage Garden, Truly, Madly, Deeply – Savage Garden, Secret Garden – Bruce Springsteen, With Or Without You – U2, All I Want Is You – U2.
Piano Bar / Sing-Along
Piano Man – Billy Joel, She’s Always A Woman To Me – Billy Joel, Just The Way You Are – Billy Joel, New York State Of Mind – Billy Joel, She’s Got A Way – Billy Joel, Tiny Dancer – Elton John, Your Song – Elton John, Daniel – Elton John, Candle In The Wind – Elton John, Rocket Man – Elton John, I Guess That’s Why They Call It The Blues – Elton John, Crocodile Rock – Elton John, Easy – Faith No More / The Commodores, Walking In Memphis – Marc Cohn, Brick – Ben Folds Five, Drops Of Jupiter – Train, I Still Call Australia Home – Peter Allen, Tenterfield Saddler – Peter Allen, Jessie – Joshua Kadison, The Scientist – Coldplay, Better Be Home Soon – Crowded House, Four Seasons In One Day – Crowded House, Throw Your Arms Around Me – Hunters & Collectors, Time Of Your Life (Good Riddance) – Green Day, Stand By Me – Ben E. King, Sitting On The Dock Of The Bay – Otis Redding, Imagine – John Lennon, Jealous Guy – John Lennon, Desperado – The Eagles, Hotel California – The Eagles, Let It Be – The Beatles, Father & Son – Cat Stevens, Cats in The Cradle – Harry Chapin, Layla – Eric Clapton, Tears In Heaven – Eric Clapton, I Can See Clearly Now – Hothouse Flowers, House Of The Rising Sun – The Animals, Reckless – Australian Crawl, Knocking On Heaven’s Door – Bob Dylan, Shooting Star – Bad Company, Yesterday – The Beatles, Nowhere Man – The Beatles, Don’t Look Back In Anger – Oasis, Betterman – Pearl Jam, Elderly Woman Behind A Counter… – Pearl Jam, Mad World – Gary Jules, Bad Day – Daniel Powter, Ain’t No Sunshine – Bill Withers, Heart Of Gold – Neil Young, Fire & Rain – James Taylor, One – U2, Running To Stand Still – U2, The Drugs Don’t Work – The Verve, Be-Bop-A-Lula – Gene Vincent, Betterman – Robbie Williams, Advertising Space – Robbie Williams, Buy Now & Pay Later (Charlie no.2) – The Whitlams, Theme From Cheers – Gary Portnoy.
Dance / Party
Shake A Tailfeather – The Blues Brothers, I’m A Believer – The Monkeys / Smash Mouth, Brown Eyed Girl – Van Morrison, Great Balls Of Fire – Jerry Lee Lewis, Love Is In The Air – John Paul Young, Sweet Home Alabama – Lynyrd Skynyrd, Steal My Kisses – Ben Harper, Crazy Little Thing Called Love – Queen, Stuck In The Middle – Stealers Wheel, Joy To The World – Three Dog Night, Red Red Wine – UB40, Tainted Love – Soft Cell, Kiss – Tom Jones / Prince, It’s Not Unusual – Tom Jones, Superstition – Stevie Wonder, I Saw Her Standing There – The Beatles, Can’t Buy Me Love – The Beatles, Back In The USSR – The Beatles, Lady Madonna – The Beatles, Bad Moon Rising – Creedence Clearwater Revival, Take It Easy – The Eagles, Breakfast At Tiffany’s – Deep Blue Something, Bad Case Of Loving You – Robert Palmer, Old Time Rock’n’roll – Bob Seger, When Love Comes To Town – U2 & BB King, Losing My Religion – REM, Tutti Frutti – Little Richard, Hard To Handle – The Black Crowes, I Shot The Sheriff – Eric Clapton, The Letter – Joe Cocker, Sister Madly – Crowded House, Love Cats – The Cure, Push – Matchbox 20, Unwell – Matchbox 20, ROCK In The USA – John Mellencamp, A Little Less Conversation – Elvis Presley, All Shook Up – Elvis Presley, Hound Dog – Elvis Presley, Teddy Bear – Elvis Presley, Can’t Take My Eyes Off You – Franki Valli, Hey Jealousy – Gin Blossoms, Girl You’ll Be A Woman Soon – Neil Diamond, Faith – George Michael… and many more.