Multi-instrumentalists ANDANTE comprises the fabulous instrumental and vocal talents of Vee Sweeney and Mark Rowson. Versatile and stylish performers, they combine differing musical backgrounds and skills to create a refreshing and unusual act.
Vee brings classical and Irish influences to the blend whilst Mark adds original and exciting ideas to all the arrangements that he creates for the act.
With an infectious mix of musical dexterity and vibrant personalities they present shows that are very visual, lively and fun!!
Themed shows produced and performed by ANDANTE include :
Fabulous multi-instrumental extravaganza featuring Vee and Mark playing over 15 different instruments with songs from all eras and styles.
Jigs & Reels; U2 ;The Pogues and a sing-along! Traditional meets contemporary in a lively, fun Irish show that you don't have to be Irish to enjoy!!
A sophisticated and elegant show that features all your favourites from the worlds of Film, Classical and Musicals.
Beatles & Beyond
An amazing journey into the music of the 60’s & 70’s featuring The Beatles, The Everleys and much more. Fantastic and original arrangements of
familiar songs as you’ve never heard them before!
Stunning latin ballads and hip - swaying beats, in a show that brings together all the romance, vitality and fun of the fiesta.
Welcome to the court of King Henry VIII. Ye olde folk songs and dances, with wandering minstrels
in traditional dress, elegantly serenading on authentic instruments at your banquet.
Howdy partner! Blue jeans, checked shirts and cowboy hats at the ready ya'll as we take you on a tour of Nashville, the home of the Grand Ol' Oprey and country music. Yee Ha!!
Rock around the Clock
The age of rock'n'roll, jitterbugging and crooners is celebrated in song and dance from Elvis & Buddy Holly to Al Martino & Frank Sinatra.
Dust off those blue suede shoes.
Bonnie Auld Scotland
A real hootenanny of all things Scottish with the best songs and dances from North of the border.
The perfect celebration for Burns, St Andrews and New Year parties.
Around the World
Take a world cruise visiting all the continents of the world. From the UK travel through France, Germany, Spain, Russia, Australia, USA, South America and more as we transport you to all sorts of exotic places.
Be My Valentine
Nothing says I love you like a song!
A happy, lively show packed full of love themed favourites from "All you need is love" to "Delilah".
Enjoy the atmosphere of a Bavarian beer keller with polkas, waltzes, a singalong and of course, the musical saw!
Best of British
From the Last Nite of the Proms to the Beatles and everything in-between. England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales are all celebrated in this salute to the Best of British music!
Last Nite of the Proms
Pomp and Circumstance with the party atmosphere of the Proms. All the favourite arm waving, singalong music from the ultimate party nite.
The perfect festive show for Xmas! All your favourite seasonal music and songs from Bing Crosby to Slade, Nat King Cole to Boney M and many more! Even The Grinch loves this show!!
Travelling all over the world delighting audiences with their unique brand of musicianship, ANDANTE have entertained at corporate events, on luxury cruise ships, in theatres and hotels worldwide.
In 2001, they were honored to be commissioned to write and perform a special arrangement for the final show and closing performance of the world famous Hansa Variety Theatre, Hamburg, Germany.
Special Guest appearances include :
Ken Dodd 'Happiness' Show
Jimmy Cricket and Friends
Hansa Variety Theatre, Hamburg
Celebrating the Great Songwriters
Bernie Clifton Show
The Bachelors Show
Duggie Chapman's Xmas Music Hall
Cromer Summer Spectacular