Gritty Sunset

Whether headlining a show, festival, theatre stage or touring theglobe, former New Yorkers Courtney Gayle and Eli Menezes nowbased in Austin have been performing locally and abroad for the past15 years. From both public and private events to weddings, partiesand more, their paired tenure in vocal performance and guitar bringsa memorable and dynamic experience to any occasion!

Courtney Gayleis an Austin-based singer/model/actress. Known for herpowerful-yet-intimate vocal style, she frequently performs solo and withgroups throughout the country.Currently recording new music with her closest collaborators, Courtney isavailable for performances, modeling opportunities and voice-over work.

Eli Menezesis a Brazilian multi-instrumentalist arranger and producer, heis a self-taught talent. Beginning at the age of twelve, he played inchurches and with local bands around Rio de Janeiro. Eli has traveled to over 50 countries andcollaborated with a diverse spectrum of artists and musicians including:Lauryn Hill, Richard Bona, Rita Ora, Faith Evans, Common, Ashanti, Estelle, Thalia, Fred Hammond, Marvin Sapp, David Bisbal, Trey Songz and many more

Gritty Sunset

BAND SIZE

SOUND SYSTEM

EMCEE

LIABILITY
INSURANCE

GENRES

STAGE LIGHTING

RECORDED MUSIC
DURING BREAKS

Original Music, Jazz,
Top 40, R&B

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No

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Yes

Additional
Fee

Duo

Song List

​MOTOWN AND CLASSICS:
Chain of Fools
Dreams
Feel like making love
Free Falling
For once in my life
Golden lady
I can’t go for that
How will I know
Isn’t she lovely
I want you back
I Wanna Dance with Somebody
I Wish
Killing me softly
Landslide
Long Train Running
Natural Woman
PYT
Respect
Rock with you
Superstition
Sweet Love
Tell me something good
The Way You Make Me Feel
Use me
Valerie

90’s:
Crazy (Seal)
Fly Away
Give me one reason
No Ordinary Love
Smells Like Teen Spirit
Weak (SWV)
You Gotta be
You Outta know

COUNTRY:
Before He Cheats
Crazy (Patsy Cline)
Give It Up Or Let Me Go
Good Girl
Man I Feel Like A Woman
My Church
Neon Moon
Slow Burn
Tennessee whiskey
The Bones ​

POP:
American boy
Bang Bang
Best part
Blank Space
Crazy (Gnarls Barkley)
Dancing on my own
Evergreen (Yebba)
Exes and Oh's
Feel it still
Girl on fire
God put a smile on your face
Hold my hand
I get lonely (Janet Jackson)*
If I ever lose my faith*
Jealous
Juice
Light On
Lost In Japan
Love Never Felt So Good
Love on the brain
Love on Top
Mercy (Duffy)
Rather Be
Rolling in the Deep
Royals
Shake it off
Sucker
That’s what I like
Trampoline (Shaed)
Umbrella
Wake me up
We found love

JAZZ:
All Of Me
At Last
Cant Take My Eyes Off
Come Away With Me
Don't know why
Feeling good
Fever
Girl From Ipanema
LOVE
Moondance
My Favorite Things
New York, New York
On Broadway
Orange Colored Sky
Sunday Morning

Songs not listed available upon request.