Paul Esch Singer & Acoustic Guitarist

Paul Esch performs live acoustic music including a variety of classic acoustic light rock music, blues, guitar instrumentals, favorite cover tunes, contemporary pop music and original songs featuring great vocals and harmonica solos for over 15 years.

He studied guitar with Grammy winning national acoustic guitar finger picking champion Pat Donohue of Prairie Home Companion fame. Paul's experience includes leading live acoustic music duos, trios and five piece rock bands.

His debut CD "Go Ask the Sky Why" and "Light the Night Concerts for Crime Prevention" were profiled on KARE-11 TV "Finding What Works." He was also featured on KCFE-FM radio and Joe Soucheray's Garage Logic radio program.

Paul has performed live guitar music for many corporate parties, country clubs, restaurants, bars, patios, ski resorts and outdoor music venues such as the Lake Harriet Band Shell and Como Lakeside Pavilion.

Paul is a graduate of the University of St. Thomas and member of the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers.

Booking info: 651-501-7979

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Paul studied with national finger picking champion Pat Donohue of Prairie Home Companion fame. His experience includes leading duos, trios and five piece rock bands.

"Paul offered us a guarantee for bar sales and delivered way more than he promised. Dan O'Gara, O'Gara's Bar & Grill

"There's no doubt about it: You guys were born to sing, perform and make people laugh and smile. Highlights of the year have definitely been seeing you play." Paul Miller, fan

"Thank you for your performance at Normandale College this quarter. It is so nice to work with such a professional, someone who truly understands the college market. Your positive attitude, the depth and range of the music you play, and your wonderful audience interaction made you a favorite at Normandale. We look forward to having you back." Wanda Kanwischer, Normandale Community College.

"It sounded so good, when I came in I could not believe it was live." Fan, Paradise Landing.

"You guys are great. Awesome. We had a great time. It was so fun. You are better than ever. When are you playing next?" Fan, Danny's Bar & Grill.

"Paul, heard you were fantastic last night! Thank you!" Tracy Barth, Catering Director, Dellwood Hills Golf Club.

"I've really enjoyed your style of tunes. Hope to see you soon. Thanks!" Oli Weir, Owner, Sail Away Cafe

"Thanks much Paul! You were great and everyone loved the music!! Can't wait to have you back." Travis Fitzsimmons, Manager, Angelina's Cafe

"Your music was amazing! We cannot thank you enough for making our Friday Nite social so fun!" Judy Wilds Shimota, owner, W7 Collection

"Paul prides himself on the depth of his music and takes that energy to the community." Joe Salchert, Scooters Programing, University of St. Thomas

"Paul offered us a guarantee for bar sales and delivered way more than he promised." Dan O'Gara, owner, O'Gara's Bar and Grill