Peter Fand - One Man Band | Las Vegas, Nevada(no reviews)
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Peter Fand is a multi-instrumentalist and singer, based in Las Vegas Nevada. After 7 years of touring the world with Cirque du Soleil, he now performs a solo show for events and venues. He performs an enormous range of music, that can be crafted to suit nearly any environment.
Using looper pedals and effects, he is able to seamlessly self-accompany, on a huge range of instruments, including guitar, bass, mandolin, kora (21-string West African Harp), percussion, harmonica and more.
He has a huge repertoire of songs in a variety of styles, including contemporary popular music, classic ro ... ck, blues, bluegrass, country, folk, and even a range of international styles such as Italian Traditional music, African traditional music, Latin and more.
Peter sets a new bar for the concept of a one-man-band. He is a very strong vocalist, with a huge range, and has a shocking level of proficiency on every instrument in his arsenal. This is a show that must be seen.
Peter Fand’s Solo Repertoire
**Note: This list is constantly growing/changing/evolving
This should be considered a sample of what might appear in a set, on any given night.
Riptide Vance Joy
All Of Me John Legend
Doin’ Time Sublime
Thinking Out Loud Ed Sheeran
Renegades X Ambassadors
I’m Yours Jason Mraz
Let Her Go Passenger
You’re Beautiful James Blunt
Basket Case Green Day
Budapest George Ezra
Stay With Me Sam Smith
Roll Ethan Parker
She Will Be Loved Maroon 5
Awake My Soul Mumford and Sons
Better Together Jack Johnson ...
You’re Beautiful James Blunt
Home Edward Sharp and the Magnets
I and Love and You The Avett Brothers
I Hear Them All Dave Rawlings
Hey There Delilah Plain White T’s
All Of Me John Legend
Waiting On The World To Change John Mayer
Creep Radio Head
Karma Police Radio Head
Layla Eric Clapton
House Of The Rising Sun The Animals
The Weight The Band
I’ve Just Seen a Face Beatles
Let It Be Beatles
The Weight They Band
Chan Chan Buena Vista Social Club
Georgia Ray Charles
Mess Around Ray Charles
Sitting in Limbo Jimmy Cliff
Feelin’ Alright Joe Cocker
Iko Iko Dr. John
Take it Easy Eagles
What’s Going On Marvin Gaye
Love and Happiness Al Green
Stand By Me B en E. King
Imagine John Lennon
Is This Love Bob Marley
No Woman No Cry Bob Marley
3 Little Birds Bob Marley
I’m a Believer The Monkees
Stepping Stone The Monkees
Into The Mystic Van Morrison
Midnight Hour Wilson Pickett
Blue Moon of Kentucky Elvis Presley
Sitting on The Dock of the Bay Otis Redding
People Get Ready Rod Stewart
Jambalaya Hank WIlliams
Just the Two of Us Bill Withers
Lean On Me Bill Withers
Ain’t No Sunshine Bill Withers
Heart Of Gold Neil Young
Wasted On The Way Crosby, Stills & Nash
River of Babylon Jimmy Cliff
Mama Tried Merle Haggard
On The Road Again Willie Nelson
Mamas Don’t Let Your Babies…. Willie Nelson
Old Kentucky Home Randy Newman
Tennessee Waltz Trad
Man Of Constant Sorrow Soggy Bottom Boys
Folsom Prison Blues Johnny Cash
Ring Of Fire Johnny Cash
Georgia On A Fast Train Billy Joe Shaver
Whiskey In My Whiskey Felice Brothers
Lay Down My Old Guitar Doc Watson
Ain’t Nobody Gonna Miss Me When I’m Gone Trad
Bluesy and Misc:
Ol’ Georgie Buck
Make Me A Pallet On The Floor Mississippi John Hurt
Sweet Home Chicago Robert Johnson
They’re Red Hot Robert Johnson
Trouble In Mind
Sit Right Down and Write Myself a Letter
After You’ve Gone
La Vie En Rose
What A Wonderful World Louis Armstrong
Allah La Ke
Mio Dolce Sogno
Tra Veglia E Sonno – Backing Tracks
Torna A Surriento
Serate Primaverilli –Backing Tracks
Peter Fand is a multi-instrumentalist, composer and educator from New York. He has been working with Cirque du Soleil for the past 7 years, most recently as the bass player in their touring production “Kooza.” He was an original cast member of the production “Zarkana,” which he worked with from it’s creation in 2010, until it’s final show in April 2016. He has performed for decades as an instrumentalist and singer with his own ensembles, as a percussionist in the Broadway production of “The Lion King,” as well as with some of West Africa’s most celebrated artists, including t
... he great Mory Kante, and other regional celebrities such as Sekouba Kandia, Petit Conde, and vocal diva Missia Saran Dioubate. He currently performs in three shows on the Las Vegas Strip, including “BAZ”, at the Palazzo theater, “Vegas! The Show,” and “Zombie Burlesque” at Planet Hollywood.
He has appeared at many of New York’s most prestigious venues, including Carnegie Hall, Radio City Music Hall, Symphony Space, The Apollo Theater, and countless smaller venues. Additionally, he has appeared on many of the great stages of the world, including two-month residencies at The Kremlin Palace Theater in Moscow, Russia, and The Madrid Arena in Madrid, Spain, as well as many other theaters and venues around Europe, South America, Australia and Africa.
In addition to his work as a performer, Peter was the director of CREATE!, a non-profit arts organization based in Brooklyn, New York. For 12 years, under his direction, CREATE! provided arts education to as many as 16,000 students per year in New York City schools, in the disciplines of music, dance, theater, visual arts, and a variety of high-tech arts. During his tenure there, he created curriculum which adhered to national standards in education, and the New York Blueprint for The Arts. His programs received funding from The New York State Council on The Arts, New York Foundation for The Arts, The Rockefeller Foundation, The Winfield Foundation, The Independence Foundation, and countless other private and public grantors.
Peter has appeared on over 40 CD’s as an instrumentalist, songwriter and composer, and has composed/performed music for films and television. He was an on-call writer for Putumayo Records, and has additional recording credits with a myriad of artists, including such noteables as Harry Belafonte. He is currently the songwriter/mandolin player/singer in the band Tin Toy Cars, whose debut album was released in January 2016. That album was played on over 80 radio stations around the United States, and Europe, and received rave reviews from many prominent media outlets, including The Huffington Post, Elmore Magazine, Vents Magazine, and many more.
Most recently, he composed the music for an adaptation of the George Orwell classic, “Animal Farm,” which which just concluded a three week sold-out run at the Majestic Repertory Theater, in downtown Las Vegas. This 90 minute production included original music throughout, with several full cast vocal/dance numbers in addition to dramatic underscore.
Peter’s primary instruments include bass (electric/acoustic), Percussion (international/orchestral), mandolin (and octave mandolin), with doubles on Kora (a 21 string West African harp-lute), guitar, blues harp (harmonica) and voice.
He speaks conversational French, Spanish and Russian, facilitating work with artists from around the world, and in projects where English is not the primary language.
Peter currently has artist endorsements with the following companies: Collings Guitars, Weber Mandolins, Godin Guitars, DR Strings, John Pearse Strings, K&K Pickups, Bluechip Picks and Wula Drum.
Worked for Cirque du Soleil for 7 years
Performed in The Lion King on Broadway for 2 years
Currently works in several big ticket shows on the Las Vegas Strip
Has performed on many of the world's great stages, including Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center, two 3-month residencies at Radio City Music Hall, a three month residency at The Kremlin Palace theater in Moscow, and countless more.
Has worked with many notables in the music industry
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