"House Concerts - you and the music. No distractions."
Rupert Wates
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Songs that stand out

Host/Venue Recommendations: 104

Member since: 2008-11-14
Home: New York City, NY, US
Frequently Tours: NY, MA, NJ, PA, NC, FL, MS, AL, TX, CA
# of Members: 1 or 2
Sound Equipment: Available if needed
Main Instrument: Vocals, Guitar
Other Instruments: Piano
Genre: Art/Folk
Style: Mellow Thoughtful
Content: Mainstream
Rating: G

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A Song Of Your Own
Colorado Morning Part 2
The Time Will Come

Piano/guitar duo


"Truly gripping lyrics with great themes and troubling, witty messages. An inspirational artist" (Leith FM Radio Scotland) "A new and unique songwriter-musician already in the front ranks by dint of timeless work" (Folk And Acoustic Music Exchange) "Sublime folk hymns" (Colorado Central Magazine) "One gifted s.o.b" (F.A.M.E)

Recommendations from hosts

February, 2018 - "In our six years of house concerts no artist has delighted our audiences more than Rupert Wates. Even though he has been our performing guest a half dozen times we never tire of this lyrical genius. His annual visits hint of homecoming for his Mis...


'How can anyone play guitar like that?' (Musicians Corner HC MN)

'Unbelievable experience with Mr Rupert Wates' (Charlie Boy HC CA)

'Our audiences are always blown away' (Empty Nest HC NJ)

Rupert Wates was born in London and studied at Oxford University. In the late 1990's, he signed a publishing deal with Eaton Music and worked for several years as their house songwriter. He moved to Paris in 2001, formed his own quartet and performed regularly in the city's clubs. He came t...


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