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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 :

 

Unchained Melodies

Fabulous multi-instrumental extravaganza featuring Vee and Mark playing over 15 different instruments with songs from all eras and styles.

 

Shindigery

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!!

 

Unplugged

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!

 

Latin fever

Stunning latin ballads and hip - swaying beats, in a show that brings together all the romance, vitality and fun of the fiesta.

Greensleeves

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.

 

Country Sunshine

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!!

 

Music of the 50's

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.

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