Mike Simons - Acoustic Guitarist / Vocalist - Bracknell, South East

Mike Simons - Acoustic Guitarist / Vocalist | Bracknell, South East

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Country: United Kingdom
Based In: Bracknell, South East
Performs: Worldwide
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Experienced, professional & polished acoustic guitarist-vocalist with 8+ years experience of playing & performing on cruise ships around the world. Mellow (mostly but definitely not only!) & easy listening selections of great songs from great songwriters.
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Solo acoustic guitarist-vocalist with 8+ years of performing on cruise ships worldwide.
A varied setlist of great singers & songwriters providing great easy listening, singalong as well as background music suitable for many different occasions & venues.

Set-List

Mike Simons’ Songlist includes.....
Love is all around – Wet Wet Wet/ The Troggs
Moonshadow – Cat Stephens
Vincent – Don Maclean
To Love Somebody – The BeeGees
Angels – Robbie Williams
Fields of Gold – Sting
Your Song – Elton John
The Dance – Garth Brooks
Stuck on You – Lionel Richie
Hallelujah – Leonard Cohen/ Jeff Buckley
While my guitar gently weeps – The Beatles
In my Life – The Beatles
Something – The Beatles
You’ve got a friend – James Taylor/ Carole King
Heaven – Bryan Adams
Wild Horses – The Rolling Stones
Make it with you – Brea ...

Biography

Mike Simons is a South African born guitarist vocalist performing as a solo performer & in popular bands.
Mikes formative years in South Africa were spent mainly in bands in the Durban, Kwazulu Natal area of South Africa.
Mike was one third of rock band Bytesize. Bytesize performed all over the province for 9 years & chalked up a good following of music lovers, performing classics from bands such as the Beatles, The Eagles, Pink Floyd & Santana to name a few.
Mike also gained popularity as a solo acoustic guitarist-vocalist & it was here that he began to focus much of his energy. It wasn't ...

Reviews     (7 Reviews)

Mike Simons - Acoustic Guitarist / Vocalist - Bracknell, South East Event Location: MV Aurora Event Type: Transatlantic Cruise 30th September 2019
Mike Simons has made our cruise. He's an outstanding entertainer who plays & sings brilliantly, and who has a repertoire to appeal to different venues & audiences. Moreover, he has a delightful manner which shows he wants the audience to enjoy themselves. We've really enjoyed listening & talking to Mike.
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Mike Simons - Acoustic Guitarist / Vocalist - Bracknell, South East Event Location: MS Statendam - Holland America Line Event Type: Cruise ship gig 23rd October 2016
"The singer guitarist, Michael, in the mix bar, was the best entertainment on the ship!"
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Mike Simons - Acoustic Guitarist / Vocalist - Bracknell, South East Event Location: Alaska Event Type: Multiple Holland Cruise ships 25th August 2015
Mike was the perfect person to listen too. We could visit, sing along, laugh at the waiters singing with him as they served. He always took requests. Very personable. We started to look for him on ships before booking the cruise. Just hearing the above music I can close my eyes and feel the ship move! Your business would benefit from his hire.
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Experience

9 Years as guitarist & vocalist for 3 piece band Bytesize
5 & a half years as solo guitarist-vocalist for Holland America Line
Currently with P & O cruises as solo -guitarist-vocalist

Previous Clients

Various pub, club, private & corporate gigs in South Africa from 2002 to 2011
Holland America Line February 2011 to October 2016
P&O Cruises mid 2017 to present

Suitable for

Cruise ship work Hotel gigs Pub entertainment Private Parties Corporate Events Cocktail Receptions Trade Shows Gala Dinners After Dinner Entertainment.

Additional Information

In possession of current C1/D visa valid until 2021
In possession of Seafarers medical certificate ENG1 valid until January 2021

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