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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.

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  • Event Andy Cherry Classical Guitarist Hertfordshire
  • 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)

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)

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.

80 Customer Reviews

Performance quality: 5 stars
Sound quality: 5 stars
Behaviour: 5 stars
Communication before and at your event: 5 stars
Audience engagement: 5 stars
Value for money: 5 stars
  • Excellent 80
  • Good 0
  • OK 0
  • Unsatisfactory 0
  • Poor 0

Thanks for helping to make the evening a success

5 stars - Andy Cherry are Highly Recommended booked Andy Cherry for their event in London September 2019

“I just wanted to thank you for the other night. You were great and just right for our event. The whole event went really well and your music was perfect. Thanks again for helping to make the evening a success.”

Talented guitarist with a fab repertoire!

5 stars - Andy Cherry are Highly Recommended booked Andy Cherry for their Wedding in Surrey August 2019

“Andy played at our wedding ceremony and drinks reception on 2nd August 2019 and was superb! His playing was beautiful and his rendition of A Thousand Years which he played for my entrance was exactly as I had pictured it. He arrived and set up on time and was genuinely lovey guy. Lots of the guests remarked on how good he was an some noticed his more unusual repertoire and said how good it was to hear something a bit different from what you’d expect! I wouldn’t hesitate to recommend Andy.”

The perfect touch for our wedding reception

5 stars - Andy Cherry are Highly Recommended booked Andy Cherry for their Wedding in Berkshire May 2019

“Andy was absolutely fabulous! He added the perfect touch for our relaxed, outdoor wedding drinks reception. His repertoire was varied and he gave us the opportunity to request some songs in advance - I loved the tv/movie themes!”

Andy really helped to give our wedding a lovely relaxed vibe

5 stars - Andy Cherry are Highly Recommended booked Andy Cherry for their Wedding in Essex

“Andy played as our guests were arriving, during our ceremony and while our guests were having drinks in the vineyard after. Andy was brilliant and very talented, we had so many comments and compliments about him from our guests. We were aiming for a very relaxed vibe for our wedding and Andy really helped to make it just that. We loved our ceremony music and with it being an outdoor ceremony in the sunshine, it really complimented our wedding. It's also worth mentioning that it was the hottest day of the year during an insane heatwave! Andy did an amazing job and we would definitely recommend him.”

Our Golden wedding celebration lunch

5 stars - Andy Cherry are Highly Recommended booked Andy Cherry for their event in Cambridgeshire

“Andy was the perfect choice to play at our recent Golden Wedding celebration lunch. we had a mixed group of family and friends and I know that Andy choose the right music for the event. We all enjoyed the music and also Andy is a very professional person. I would recommend Andy for any occasion Tony Martin. 22nd April 2018”

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Price from £295 + travel from Hertfordshire

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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.


- Perez Classical Guitar + Boss looper pedal

- Roland AC33 amplifier (portable, battery powered)


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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