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Andy Cherry

Andy Cherry is a unique and highly regarded act, with an extensive repertoire of of popular music arranged for the classical guitar. Hugely versatile and vastly experienced with 5* customer reviews, Andy's subtle, unobtrusive playing style is ideal for weddings, receptions, dinners and corporate events.

Price from £295 + travel

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  • Event Andy Cherry Classical Guitarist Hertfordshire
  • Event Andy Cherry Classical Guitarist Hertfordshire

Set List / Repertoire

Recent (2000 onwards)

Symphony (Clean Bandit/Zara Larsson, 2018)
Thinking Out Loud (Ed Sheeran, 2014)
Shake It Off (Taylor Swift, 2014)
All of Me (John Legend, 2014)
Get Lucky (Daft Punk, 2013)
A Thousand Years (Christina Perri, 2011)
Valerie (Amy Winehouse) - Originally by the Zutons (2006)
Breakdown (Jack Johnson, 2005)
I'm Yours (Jason Mraz, 2005)
Crazy (Gnarls Barkley, 2005)
Happy (Pharrell Williams, 2014)
Ho Hey (Lumineers, 2013)
How Long Will I Love You? (Ellie Goulding, 2013)
Sex on Fire (Kings of Leon, 2008)
Green and Gold (Lianne la Havas, 2016)
Blank Space (Taylor Swift, 2014)
Better Together (Jack Johnson, 2005)

1980's-90's
Nobody Does it Better (Carly Simon, 1997)
Scar Tissue (Red Hot Chili Peppers, 1999)
Careless Whisper (George Michael, 1984)
Purple Rain (Prince, 1984)
Man in the Mirror (Michael Jackson, 1983)
Your Love Gets Sweeter everyday (Finlay Quaye, 1998)
Fields of Gold (Sting, 1993)
Wonderwall (Oasis, 1995)
Everlong (Foo Fighters, 1997)

60's - 70's
You've Got a Friend (James Taylor, 1971)
California Dreamin' (Mamas & Papas, 1965)
It's Not Unusual (Tom Jones, 1965)
Take Five (Dave Brubeck, 1959)
Waterloo Sunset (The Kinks, 1967)
Redemption Song (Bob Marley, 1979)
Wish You Were Here (Pink Floyd, 1975)
While My Guitar Gently Weeps (Beatles, 1968)
Fly Me to the Moon (Frank Sinatra, 1964)
Move on Up (Curtis Mayfield, 1970)
Let's Stay Together (Al Green, 1971)
Albatross (Peter Green, 1968)
Layla (Eric Clapton, 1970)
September (Earth, Wind & Fire, 1978)
(Your Love Keeps Lifting Me) Higher and Higher (Jackie Wilson, 1967)
All Along the Watchtower (Jimi Hendrix, 1965)
Life on Mars (David Bowie, 1971)
Is This Love? (Bob Marley, 1978)
In My Life (Beatles, 1965)
God Only Knows (Beach Boys,1966)
Dream a Little Dream of Me (Mamas and Papas, 1968) 
The Girl From Ipanema (Antônio Carlos Jobim, 1963)
Highway to Hell (ACDC, 1979)
Teenage Kicks (The Undertones, 1978)

TV & Movie Themes
Indiana Jones, Star Wars, Rocky, Superman, ET, Kill Bill, Top Gun, The Godfather, Match of the Day, Neighbours.

Christmas Repertoire
White Christmas (Bing Crosby)
Last Christmas (Wham!)
Jingle Bells
All I Want for Christmas (Mariah Carey)

Classical
Air on the G String (Johann Sebastian Bach)
Bridal Chorus - 'Here Comes the Bride' (Wagner)
Canon in D (Pachelbel)

The above selection is based on the most obvious, popular choices across pop, jazz and rock - I can play lots more by artists such as Rolling Stones, David Bowie, Nirvana, Flight of the Conchords, Radiohead and even Rage Against the Machine if you fancy something a bit different! Film/TV themes such as Indiana Jones, Rocky, Top Gun, Godfather, Star Wars and Match of the Day always go down well too, and form a very popular part of my repertoire.

85 Customer Reviews

Performance quality: 5 stars
Sound quality: 5 stars
Behaviour: 5 stars
Communication: 5 stars
Audience engagement: 5 stars
Value for money: 5 stars
  • Excellent 86
  • Good 0
  • OK 0
  • Unsatisfactory 0
  • Poor 0

Jamie to the rescue

5 stars - Jamie Duncan are Highly Recommended
booked Jamie Duncan for their event in West Yorkshire June 2022

“Jamie stepped in as a last minute replacement and was a joy to work with. He played a varied set to a mixed audience and was enjoyed by all. Once again thanks for stepping in Jamie”


Great entery

5 stars - Fire Specialist Vulcan are Highly Recommended
booked Fire Specialist Vulcan for their event in Monmouthshire June 2022

“Elliott arrived in good time to start his set. He was very flexible with our time table when others wanted to change slots. Even when we had a sudden downpour he battled on! Fortunately it didn't last long. The crowd loved him, would definitely book again.”


ABSOLUTELY INCREDIBLE PERFORMANCE

5 stars - (Lady Gaga) Radio Gaga are Highly Recommended
booked Radio Gaga for their event in Northamptonshire June 2022

“Gaga and her dancers gave an incredible performance that kept the crowd engaged and dancing the whole time. The outfit changes were fantastic and the highlight was her inviting up a couple of women from the local fire service who were fangirling at the front of the stage and got to join in dancing on the stage. she was an absolute dream to have at our Pride event and we would book again in an instant.”


STILL NOT OVER HOW AMAZING THEY WERE

5 stars - Shine On are Highly Recommended
booked Shine On for their Wedding in Northamptonshire June 2022

“Wow. Can we do it all again? From start to finish the band were amazing. Communication up to the event has been concise, quick and efficient, and they’ve been so open to our ideas. Then on the day the band arrived and were set up and ready in no time. Worked directly with the venue and DJ whilst we were otherwise engaged. Then the music started! The range of music they offer will have all of your guests on the dance floor, mine was full and bouncing! Everything they performed was just incredible. They’re the talk amongst my guests still days after! We want to do it all again. A massive massive thank you and id recommend to anyone. BOOK THIS BAND!”


Sisters Are Doing It.

5 stars - Mrs X are Highly Recommended
booked Mrs X for their Wedding in Surrey June 2022

“Mrs X you were amazing. Two great sets full of hits from a Stevie Wonder medley to Mr Brightside. Every one of them performed to perfection with great energy. You were a memorable part of a very special wedding. “We are family” you sang and you felt very much part of our family. You were also on time, totally professional and a joy to work with. Thank you.”

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Prices

Price from £295 + travel from Hertfordshire

Based on 1 person performing 1 x 90 minute set

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  • South East From £320
  • East Midlands From £334
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Performance Times

1 x 90 minutes / Drinks Reception


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Full Biography

Andy Cherry is a talented acoustic guitarist performing instrumental versions of popular jazz, soul and rock classics in a subtle classical guitar style ideal for adding ambience to receptions, dinners and corporate events. Offering a highly polished and flexible service, Andy boasts an impressively wide repertoire of well-known material ranging from 1960’s right through to recent chart hits.

Andy’s pedigree is reflected in an impressive CV of events across the UK, mainland Europe and the Middle-East, including the 2009 Grand Prix in the Kingdom of Bahrain, Malcesine Castle Verona and London’s Dorchester Hotel. With 80+ glowing customer reviews, Andy continues to be one of our top performers in the ‘Classical Guitarist' category.

Using a loop/sampler pedal, Andy is able to seamlessly layer multiple guitar parts and demonstrate his impressive live improvisation skills in enhancing the melodies of original. Able to take requests in advance, Andy is hugely versatile and can adapt each piece stylistically according to the situation. All equipment - including a small amplifier - can operate entirely by battery power giving Andy total flexibility in terms of performance location, tonality and volume whether it be for small intimate occasions or large scale grand events.

Personable and vastly experienced, Andy is based in South-East England (Cambridgeshire) and is able to travel UK wide and internationally as required.


Equipment

- Perez Classical Guitar + Boss looper pedal

- Roland AC33 amplifier (portable, battery-powered)

Gigography

Andy has an impressive performance history, ranging from the UK to the Middle-East. This includes the F1 Grand Prix/Ritz-Carlton in Bahrain, various bookings across France, Belgium, Italy, Netherlands & Germany plus countless hotels, barns, country houses and estates across Southern England such as Hever Castle & Cambridge University.

Other highlights include Dorchester Hotel, Malcesine Castle, Pennsylvania Castle, River Cottage

Corporate clients include Rolex, GlaxoSmithKline, Ford, Illumina, Cambridge University, Hilton/Hyatt Regency/Mercure/Best Western Hotels


Please note;

Appropriate refreshment (ideally light meal + drink) is to be provided by the client at all events where possible please.

Overnight accommodation may be required for some bookings in Devon, Cornwall and Somerset (accommodation, flights and transfers for international bookings).

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