Roger Pryor - Acoustic Cafe

  • Acoustic Musician in Newcastle, NSW

  • Travels up to 300 km
  • From $250 to $700
  • Available on Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

  • 15 people have checked out this act in the last fortnight. Calendars book up fast!

Roger brings the wealth of a lifetime soundtrack to your special event. Songs from the 50s to the present day with the option to customise sets to suit your needs. 50s, 60s & 70s birthdays can be made very special indeed. You also have the option of an online request system: guests scan a QR code to access a request list. Roger is committed to the success of your event and can also offer MC services. Rates depend on length of gig, travel etc. Starting rate of $250 assumes a gig of 2 hours maximum with travel up to 50 km. Roger plays 2 sets in 2 hours, 3 in 3 hours etc. Weddings are regarded as bespoke: let's communicate. Also available as a duo; adding lead guitarist with vocals and stomp.

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Roger specialises in acoustic covers of songs that are usually instantly recognisable and presents them using professional sound equipment and a background from many years performing in clubs, pubs and at functions including weddings, private parties, harbour cruises and conference dinners. Roger can also add backing tracks to provide dance music if this suits the occasion. You, as the host or event organiser can collaborate with Roger to get the music that you like.

About Booking

We strongly recommend that all communication with Roger Pryor - Acoustic Cafe be kept within CrowdPleaser's secure quoting and booking platform. We can only guarantee deposits paid through the CrowdPleaser website. You should also make sure their quote includes their cancellation and payment terms.


Need power and space to set up - Roger will work with you to make these arrangements as seamless as possible.


This list can also be accessed at your event by guests who can scan a QR code on tables and around the venue to access Roger's online request list. See the image gallery to see what it looks like: go on; scan, you know you're curious to find out. Roger loves the challenge of presenting songs from this repertoire on acoustic guitar and vocal. The chance to play requests to meet the needs of your guests could be a lot of fun.
Here's the list:

ABBA Mamma Mia
Al Jolson You Made Me Love You
Alannah Myles Black Velvet
Alex Lloyd Amazing
America Sister Golden Hair
America Sandman
America Horse With No Name
Amy Winehouse Valerie
Andy Williams Can't Take My Eyes Off You
Angus and Julia Stone Big Jet Plane
Arlo Guthrie City of New Orleans
Australian Crawl Downhearted
Australian Crawl Oh No Not You Again
Australian Crawl Reckless
Australian Crawl Boys Light Up
Barry McGuire Eve of Destruction
Bee Gees Words
Bee Gees To Love Somebody
Bee Gees New York Mining Disaster
Bee Gees Masachusettss
Bee Gees I've Gotta Get a Message to You
Bellamy Brothers Let Your Love Flow
Ben E King Stand By Me
Ben Harper Steal My Kisses
Bernard Fanning Songbird
Bill Haley and his Comets Rock Around the Clock
Bill Withers Lean on Me
Bill Withers Ain't No Sunshine
Billy Joel You're My Home
Billy Joel The Ballad of Billy the Kid
Billy Joel Piano Man
Billy Joel Captain Jack
Billy Joel Stop in Nevada
Bob Dylan I Shall Be Released
Bob Dylan You Ain't Going Nowhere
Bob Dylan Like a Rolling Stone
Bob Dylan Knockin on Heavens Door
Bob Dylan The Times They are a Changing
Bob Dylan Mr Tamborine Man
Bob Dylan Lay Lady Lay
Bob Dylan It Ain't Me Babe
Bob Dylan I'll Be Your Baby Tonight
Bob Dylan Don't Think Twice It's Alright
Bob Evans Don't You Think It's Time
Bob Hudson Girls in Our Town
Bob Marley Three Little Birds
Bob Seger Turn the Page
Bobby Darin Dream Lover
Bobby Day Rockin Robin
Bonny Tyler It’s a Heartache
Bread Guitar Man
Bread Everything I Own
Bright Eyes First Day of My Life
Brooks and Dunn Bootscootin Boogie
Bruce Springsteen Dancing in the Dark
Bryan Adams Back to You
Bryan Adams Summer of 69
Buddy Holly Rave On
Buddy Holly Every Day
Buddy Holly That'll be the Day
Buddy Holly Oh Boy
Buddy Holly It Doesn't Matter Anymore
Buddy Holly Maybe Baby
Buffalo Springfield For What It's Worth
Carly Simon You're So Vain
Carole King Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow
Cat Stevens Wild World
Cat Stevens Longer Boats
Cat Stevens Peace Train
Cat Stevens Morning Has Broken
Cat Stevens Father and Son
Cat Stevens Moonshadow
Cat Stevens Where Do The Children Play
Chris de Burgh Lady in Red
Chris Isaak Wicked Game
Christopher Cross Ride Like The Wind
Cliff Richard Living Doll
Cliff Richard The Young Ones
Cold Chisel Khe Sanh
Cold Chisel Flame Trees
Cold Chisel Cheap Wine
Cold Chisel When The War Is Over
Cold Chisel My Baby
Cold Chisel Forever Now
Coldplay Yellow
Credence Clearwater Revival Who'll Stop The Rain
Credence Clearwater Revival Looking Out My Backdoor
Credence Clearwater Revival Proud Mary
Credence Clearwater Revival Have You Ever Seen The Rain
Credence Clearwater Revival Down on the Corner
Credence Clearwater Revival Bad Moon Rising
Crosby Stills Nash and Young Our House
Crosby Stills Nash and Young Teach Your Children
Crosby Stills Nash and Young Helpless
Crosby Stills Nash and Young Four and Twenty
Crowded House Weather With You
Crowded House Something So Strong
Crowded House Its Only Natural
Crowded House Fall At Your Feet
Crowded House Better Be Home Soon
Crowded House Don't Dream Its Over
Daddy Cool Come Back Again
Darius Rucker Wagon Wheel
Daryl Braithwaite The Horses
David Bowie Space Oddity
David Gray Babylon
Del Shannon Runaway
Dion Runaround Sue
Dion The Wanderer
Dire Straits Twisting by the Pool
DMAs Believe
Dobie Gray Drift Away
Don Gibson Oh Lonesome Me
Don McLean American Pie
Donovan Sunshine Superman
Donovan Colours
Donovan Catch The Wind
Donovan Donna Donna
Doobie Brothers Listen to the Music
Dragon Are You Old Enough
Dragon April Sun in Cuba
Elton John Daniel
Elton John Crocodile Rock
Elton John Candle in The Wind
Elton John Your Song
Elvis Presley Don't be Cruel
Elvis Presley Suspicious Minds
Elvis Presley Let Me Be Your Teddy Bear
Elvis Presley Return to Sender
Elvis Presley Always on my Mind
Elvis Presley Love Me Tender
Elvis Presley Blue Suede Shoes
Elvis Presley Memphis Tennessee
Elvis Presley Let Me Be There
Elvis Presley Viva Las Vegas
Elvis Presley That's Alright Mumma
Elvis Presley Heartbreak Hotel
Elvis Presley Good Luck Charm
Elvis Presley Can't Help Falling In Love
Elvis Presley All Shook Up
Eric Bogle No Mans Land
Eric Bogle And the Band Played Waltzing Matilda
Eric Clapton Wonderful Tonight
Eric Clapton Tears in Heaven
Eric Clapton Before you Accuse Me
Eric Clapton Lay Down Sally
Eurythmics Sweet Dreams Are Made of This
Fastball The Way
Fats Domino Kansas City
Fleetwood Mac Dreams
Fleetwood Mac Don't Stop
Foster the People Pumped Up Kicks
Frank Sinatra Fly Me To The Moon
Frank Sinatra New York New York
Fred Neil Everybody's Talking
George Ezra Budapest
Gerry and The Pacemakers How Do You Do It
Gerry Rafferty Baker Street
Goanna Razors Edge
Green Day Good Riddance - Time of Your Life
Grover Washington Just the Two of Us
Guy Mitchell Singing the Blues
Harry Belafonte Jamaica Farewell
Harry Nilsson Without You
Hermans Hermits There's a Kind of Hush
Hunters and Collectors Throw Your Arms Around Me
Icehouse Great Southern Land
INXS Never Tear Us Apart
INXS Don't Change
James Blundell and Reyne Way Out West
James Taylor How Sweet It Is
James Taylor You've Got A Friend
James Taylor Sweet Baby James
James Taylor Handy Man
James Taylor Carolina in my Mind
James Taylor Fire and Rain
Janis Joplin Me and Bobby McGee
Jerry Jeff Walker Mr Bojangles
Jim Croce Bad Bad Leroy Brown
Jimmy Barnes Working Class Man
Jimmy Buffett Margaritaville
Jimmy Buffett Come Monday
Joe Jackson Is She Really Going Out With Him
John Denver Take Me Home Country Roads
John Denver Sunshine on my Shoulders
John Denver Back Home Again
John Denver Annie's Song
John Denver Rocky Mountain High
John Denver My Sweet Lady
John Denver Leaving on a Jet Plane
John Lennon Happy Christmas War Is Over
John Lennon Jealous Guy
John Lennon Imagine
John Mayer Route 66
John Mellencamp Hurt So Good
John Paul Young Love is in The Air
John Williamson Home Among the Gum Trees
Johnny Cash Folsom Prison Blues
Johnny Cash Sea of Heartbreak
Johnny Cash Ring of Fire
Johnny Cash I Walk the Line
Johnny Nash I Can See Clearly Now
Johnny O'Keefe Sing Sing Sing
Johnny O'Keefe Move Baby Move
Joni Mitchell Both Sides Now
Joshua Kadison Jessie
Kenny Loggins House at Pooh Corner
Kenny Rogers The Gambler
Kris Kristofferson Help Me Make It Through the Night
Leonard Cohen Hallelujah
Little Birdy Beautiful to Me
Little River Band Cool Change
Little River Band Help is on Its Way
Loggins and Messina Your Mumma Don't Dance
Lou Reed Walk On The Wild Side
Lou Reed Perfect Day
Louis Armstrong What a Wonderful World
Lynyrd Skynyrd Sweet Home Alabama
Marmalade Reflections of my Life
Martha and the Muffins Echo Beach
Max Merritt Slipping Away
Men at Work Overkill
Men at Work Down Under
Mental As Anything The Nips Are Getting Bigger
Mental As Anything Live it Up
Midnight Oil Beds are Burning
Mike McLelland Song and Dance Man
Neil Diamond Sweet Caroline
Neil Diamond Crackling Rosie
Neil Sedaka Breaking Up Is Hard To Do
Neil Young Powderfinger
Neil Young Ohio
Neil Young Old Man
Neil Young Cowgirl in the Sand
Neil Young Out on the Weekend
Neil Young Heart of Gold
Neil Young Harvest Moon
Neil Young Comes a Time
Neil Young Tell Me Why
Neil Young Down By The River
Neil Young After the Gold Rush
Neil Young The Needle and the Damage Done
Neil Young Southern Man
Neil Young Harvest
Neil Young Four Strong Winds
Oasis Wonderwall
Ol 55 Looking for an Echo
Patsy Cline Crazy
Paul Anka Diana
Paul Kelly From St Kilda to Kings Cross
Paul Kelly To Her Door
Paul Kelly Leaps and Bounds
Paul Kelly Dumb Things
Paul Simon Me and Julio Down By the School Yard
Paul Simon Slip Sliding Away
Paul Simon Fifty Ways To Leave Your Lover
Pete Seeger Where Have All The Flowers Gone
Peter Allen I Still Call Australia Home
Peter Sarstedt Where do You Go To My Lovely
Petula Clark Downtown
Powderfinger These Days
Powderfinger My Happiness
Procol Harum A Whiter Shade of Pale
Queen We Will Rock You
Queen Crazy Little Thing Called Love
Ralph McTell Streets of London
Redgum I Was Only Nineteen
Richard Clapton Girls on the Avenue
Ricky Nelson Hello Mary Lou
Ringo Starr It Don’t Come Easy
Roger Miller King of the Road
Rolling Stones Dead Flowers
Rolling Stones Ruby Tuesday
Rolling Stones Wild Horses
Rolling Stones Sweet Virginia
Rolling Stones As Tears Go By
Rolling Stones Honky Tonk Woman
Rolling Stones I Can't Get No Satisfaction
Ronan Keating When You Say Nothing At All
Ross Ryan I am Pegasus
Roxy Music Avalon
Roy Orbison You Got It
Roy Orbison Blue Bayou
Roy Orbison Crying
Russel Morris The Real Thing
Russell Morris The Real Thing
Sam Cooke You Send Me
Sam Cooke Cupid
Sam Cooke Summertime (and the living is easy)
Sam Cooke Another Saturday Night
Sam Cooke Bring it on Home To Me
Scott McKenzie San Franscisco
Seals and Crofts Summer Breeze
Simon and Garfunkel Mrs Robinson
Simon and Garfunkel The Sound of Silence
Simon and Garfunkel Cecilia
Simon and Garfunkel The Only Living Boy in New York
Simon and Garfunkel The Boxer
Simon and Garfunkel I Am A Rock
Simon and Garfunkel Homeward Bound
Simon and Garfunkel El Condor Pasa
Simon and Garfunkel Bridge Over Troubled Water
Simon and Garfunkel 59th Bridge Street Song
Sinead O'Connor Nothing Compares to You
Small Faces Itchycoo Park
Soul Asylum Runaway Train
Soundtracks Edelweiss - Sound of Music
Soundtracks Time Warp - Rocky Horror
Stealers Wheel Stuck in the Middle With You
Stepehn Stills Love the One You're With
Stereophonics Dakota
Steve Miller Band The Joker
Steve Miller Band Abracadabra
Stray Cats Stray Cat Strut
Sunnyboys Alone With You
Supertramp Take the Long Way Home
Supertramp It's Raining Again
The Angels No Secrets
The Angels Am I Ever Gonna See Your Face Again
The Animals House of the Rising Sun
The Archies Sugar Sugar
The Band The Weight
The Band The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down
The Beach Boys Californie Girls
The Beach Boys Sloop John B
The Beach Boys Surfing Safari
The Beach Boys Help Me Rhonda
The Beatles Come Together
The Beatles Let It Be
The Beatles I Want To Hold Your Hand
The Beatles Here Comes the Sun
The Beatles All You Need is Love
The Beatles Hey Jude
The Beatles Ticket to Ride
The Beatles Day Tripper
The Beatles Get Back
The Beatles You've Got To Hide Your Love Away
The Beatles Penny Lane
The Beatles Octopuses Garden
The Beatles Nowhere Man
The Beatles I've Just Seen A Face
The Beatles I Saw Her Standing There
The Beatles Hey Jude
The Beatles From Me To You
The Beatles Eight Days a Week
The Beatles Can't Buy Me Love
The Beatles And I Love Her
The Beatles Back in The USSR
The Beatles All My Loving
The Beatles When I'm Sixty Four
The Beatles Oh Darling
The Beatles I should have know better
The Beatles I feel Fine
The Beatles Dear Prudence
The Black Sorrows Harley and Rose
The Byrds You Ain't Going Nowhere
The Church Under The Milky Way Tonight
The Clovers Love Potion Number 9
The Coasters Little Egypt
The Doors Riders on the Storm
The Doors Love Her Madly
The Drifters Save the Last Dance For Me
The Eagles Take It Easy
The Eagles Peaceful Easy Feeling
The Eagles New Kid in Town
The Eagles Lying Eyes
The Eagles Tequila Sunrise
The Eagles Hotel California
The Eagles Desperado
The Eagles Best of My Love
The Everly Brothers Bye Bye Love
The Everly Brothers When Will I Be Loved
The Everly Brothers All I Have to Do is Dream
The Hollies The Air That I Breathe
The Hollies He Ain't Heavy He's My Brother
The Kinks Celluloid Heroes
The Kinks Sunny Afternoon
The Kinks Lola
The Kinks Waterloo Sunset
The Loving Spoonful Daydream
The Mamas and the Papas Dream a Little Dream of Me
The Mamas and the Papas Dancing in the Street
The Masters Apprentices Because I Love You
The Monkees I'm a Believer
The Monkees Daydream Believer
The Moody Blues Nights in White Satin
The Platters Only You
The Righteous Brothers Unchained Melody
The Searchers When You Walk Into The Room
The Seekers I Am Australian
The Seekers Morningtown Ride
The Temptations My Girl
The Troggs Love is All Around
The Turtles Happy Together
The Whitlams Blow Up The Pokies
Tom Jones Delilah
Tom Jones It's Not Unusual
Toto Africa
Traditional Flash Jack from Gundagai
Traditional Click Go The Shears
Traditional The Ballad of Ninety One
Traditional The Midnight Special
Traditional Gundagai
Traditional Lime Juice Tub
Traditional Ryebuck Shearer
Travelling Wilburys Handle With Care
Travelling Wilburys End of The Line
Travis Why Does It Always Rain On Me
U2 All I Want Is You
U2 I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For
Van Morrison Brown Eyed Girl
Van Morrison Bright Side of the Road
Van Morrison Moondance
Van Morrison Have I Told You Lately
Van Morrison And It Stoned Me
Van Morrison Tupelo Honey
Vance Joy Riptide
Village People YMCA
Willie Nelson On The Road Again
Willie Nelson Always On My Mind
Wilson Pickett Mustang Sally
You Am I Heavy Heart


Roger can offer a number of themes based on decades of music, or any other way to arrange your set lists. Roger can provide, for example a show called AsAussieAs - 100% Australian artists - Or, it's easy to put together sets of fifties and sixties hits for special birthdays. Just make an enquiry for prompt attention.


Has full liability insurance.