Phil McKnight

By September 3, 2019
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Phil McKnight is a solo vocalist/guitarist who brings decades of experience from performing in clubs, pubs and at functions in Australia, Scotland and Ireland.

Phil performs classic rock, pop, country and traditional songs in a show which has entertained and excited audiences for many years at venues in Australia and beyond.

Phil’s show is absolutely live, with guitar, harmonica, percussion
and banjo giving audiences a memorable experience of pulsating
live music.

Phil McKnight repertoire of over 400 songs (see his website), together with
his “almost a band” huge sound, make his solo show stand out from the rest.



Solo – Duo

Phil McKnight Testimonials


I have never heard such an original sound together with a magnificent voice in all songs you sang at Wayne’s surprise wedding at Rutherford recently.
Being sixty myself I’m very familiar with music from many famous groups in the sixties seventies and eighties. You covered to a treat all songs, having the guests all on the floor totally singing and dancing along.
Not to mention you sang song after song without a break for the whole night which was incredible and unheard of in my time..
Well done done Phil and I would love to hear it all again any time any place with you.
Finally, whoever hires your services in the future would be totally overwhelmed by your magnificent voice.
Thanks again Rob Wright
Maitland, 31 March, 2019

Thanks for such a fun-filled evening! Phil McKnight is a great entertainer & had almost everyone on the dance floor with his selection of songs – some oldies but goodies including many I haven’t heard for a long time.
It was fun trying to remember the words as well as who sang some of them & letting the “young ones” know (as some of them had no idea but still danced). It has been a long time since I danced so much.
We were all totally entertained and would recommend Phil for any upcoming function to get the party going and to keep it going.
Thanks, Julie
Maitland, 31 March 2019

Phil McKnight…the man, the legend, the entertainer…Phil was the musical entertainment at our recent wedding…Phil’s immediate impact on our friends was the mark of a true his first song he had the crowd up dancing and laughing and above all enjoying themselves …the evening was a sensation due to Phil’s contribution…for this I thank you Phil…
Wayne and Charmaine Toronto, 15 April, 2019

Hi Phil
Could not be happier with your show for my birthday yesterday. Good to hear someone pumping out quality music without all the trickery and gadgetry that is so often the case.
Your repertoire was amazing as was the length of your performance that ran without a break. You obviously love your work and won over a room full of my friends.
Can I book you for 10 years time when I turn 70?
Kind regards, David Magin
Maitland, 14 April, 2019

Thank you for the music and entertainment at our surprise birthday party.
Your selection of music certainly fit in with the age group and music preference of our guests.
We have had comments from most of our guests as to how great they thought the music was and how friendly and easily you integrated into our family atmosphere.
We would certainly recommend to others that require services such as you provide and feel that we certainly got value for our money. On a personal level we felt very comfortable in handing the control of our function over to you and were glad that we did.
Again thank and I hope we catch up again.
Best regards
John & Noelene Middleton
Ballybunion, Ireland, 12 July 2018

Thanks Phil, you were extremely well received last night in Kilcoolys, looking forward to hearing you again tonight along with our resident musicians following The Christy Moore concert. Glad you’re enjoying our unique Kilcoolys experience!!
John – Owner & Manager, Kilcooly’s Guesthouse

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Sample Song List

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After Midnight-J. J. Cale
A Hard Day’s Night-The Beatles
Alone With You-The Sunnyboys
(I Was Only 19)-Redgum
All Along the Watchtower-Bob Dylan
American Pie-Don McLean
Blister In the Sun-The Violent Femmes
Blue Bayou-Roy Orbison
Blue Skies-Willie Nelson
Blues Power-Eric Clapton
Both Sides Now-Joni Mitchell
Breakfast at Tiffany’s-Deep Blue Something
Brown Sugar-The Rolling Stones
Californication-The Red Hot Chilli Peppers
Cat’s in the Cradle-Harry Chapin
Cheap Wine-Cold Chisel
City of Chicago-Luka Bloom
Cliffs of Doneen-Irish Traditional
Comes a Time-Neil Young
Coming in to Los Angeles-Arlo Guthrie
Dancing Queen-ABBA
Daniel-Elton John
Dead Flowers-The Rolling Stones
Good Riddance (Time of Your Life)-Green Day
Half the World Away-Oasis
Hallelujah I Love Her So-Ray Charles
Hanging Five-The Delltones
Harvest-Neil Young
Harvest Moon-Neil Young
Have You Ever Seen the Rain-CCR
Highway to Hell-ACDC
Honky Tonk Women-The Rolling Stones
Hurt-Nine-Inch Nails
I’m Gonna Be (500 miles)-The Proclaimers
Jumping Jack Flash-The Rolling Stones
Pinball Wizard-The Who
Please Please Me-The Beatles
Presents to Send You-Jimmy Buffett
Proud Mary-Creedence Clearwater Revival
Queen of Hearts-Rodney Crowell
Save Tonight-Eagle Eye Cherry
Sex on Fire-Kings of Leon
Stairway to Heaven-Led Zeppelin
To Her Door-Paul Kelly
True Blue-John Williamson
Try a Little Kindness-Glenn Campbell
Tuesday’s Dead-Cat Stevens
Way Out West-The Dingoes
When I Come Around-Green Day
Wish You Were Here-Pink Floyd
Ziggy Stardust-David Bowie

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