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

Upcoming Shows for 2014

  • Sail Away Cafe - Afton, MNSat, May 17th 6:30- 9 pm
  • Places We've Performed in the Past

  • Angelina's Cafe, Woodbury, MN
  • Broadstreet Cafe, Rochester, MN
  • Brookdale Toyota, Brooklyn Center, MN
  • Cabana Joe's, Prescott, WI
  • Carbone's Pizzeria and Bar, Rosemount & Stillwater, MN
  • City of St. Paul Music in the Park series, Mears and Rice Park
  • Communidades Latinas En Servicio (CLUES) Annual Meeting
  • Como Park Conservatory
  • Como Park Lakeside Pavilion, St. Paul, MN
  • Copper Mountain Ski Resort, Denver, CO
  • Danny's Bar & Grill, Stillwater, MN
  • Ginko's Coffeehouse, St. Paul, MN
  • Harry's Cafe, Lakeville, MN
  • Hidden Harbor Marina, St. Paul Park, MN
  • Lake Harriet Bandshell, Minneapolis, MN
  • Lakes Tavern and Grill, Woodbury, MN
  • Lower Town Music & Heritage Festival, St. Paul, MN
  • KARE-11 TV, Golden Valley, MN
  • KCFE-FM Radio, Eden Prairie, MN
  • KSTP-AM Radio, St. Paul, MN
  • Margarita Murphy's, Woodbury, MN
  • Morrissey Hospitality Companies, St. Paul, MN
  • National Speakers Association Annual National Convention
  • Normandale Community College, Bloomington, MN
  • Nicollet Island Amphitheatre, Minneapolis, MN
  • Old Chicago, Eagan, MN
  • Paradise Landing, Balsam Lake, WI
  • O'Gara's Bar & Grill, St. Paul, MN
  • Ronald McDonald House, Mpls, MN
  • RJ's Tavern on Main, Hastings, MN
  • Sail Away Cafe, Afton, MN
  • Sally's Saloon, Mpls, MN
  • St. Paul Open Streets, First Annual
  • Swirl, Afton, MN
  • Tracks Sports Bar, St. Paul, MN
  • Trollhaugen Ski Resort,Dresser, WI
  • University of Minnesota, St. Paul, MN
  • University of St. Thomas, St. Paul, MN
  • Welch Village Ski Area, Welch, MN
  • Anniversaries, Birthdays, Ceremonies, Graduations
  • Private House Parties, Receptions, Weddings and more!

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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 not 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