Singing guitarist

Cydney Brown

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About Cydney

Singing guitarist
Bristol
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I have been very lucky so far in my life and music career and have played all over the world. I have busked in the streets of New Zealand, played gigs in Melbourne and Bali; and spent a few month in the French Alps playing as an in-house musician. I've supported amazing musicians a long the way too, including Dave Mcpherson, Sam Duckworth or 'Get Cape Wear Cape Fly', George Ezra, Donovan Frankenreiter and JP Cooper. My forte is love songs and getting the audience emotional. I love to play at weddings, and have sang brides down the aisle. I've also been asked to learn personal songs for the couples first dances and father daughter dances. I play bars, clubs and pubs on Friday/Saturday nights as well, as I have a large range of cover songs in my repertoire.

Performance details
I can perform outdoors
Musicianship
Genres:
Originals, Acoustic, Covers
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Instruments:
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Event types:
Wedding, Wedding proposal, Church service, Hotel / Restaurant event, Bar / Club / Venue event, Private event, Corporate event, Charity event, Concert, Recording session, Cruise, Burns night, Birthday party, Christmas party, New Year's Eve
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Other skills:
Fluent improviser, Songwriter
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Song list

Adam Sandler - Grow Old With You ('Wedding Singer' song)
Adele - Hello
Adele - Hometown Glory
Adele - Someone Like You
Aloe Blacc - I Need A Dollar
Ariana Grande - God is a Woman
Ariana Grande - Thank u next
Ben Howard - Keep Your Head Up
Beyoncé - Love on Top
Birdy - Skinny Love
Bon Iver - Can't Make You Love me
Britney Spears - Toxic
Bruce Springsteen - Dancing in the Dark
Cher - Believe
Chris Brown - Look At Me Now ft. Lil Wayne, Busta Rhymes (Cover by Karmin)
Chris Stapleton - Tennessee Whisky
Daughter - Candles
Dynamite - Taio Cruz
Ed Sheeran - Give Me Love
Ed Sheeran - Shape of You
Ed Sheeran - The A Team
Eva Cassidy - Over the Rainbow
Eva Cassidy - People Get Ready
F.U.N - We Are Young
Hallelujah
JP Cooper - The Only Reason
Kings of Leon - Use Somebody
La Vie En Rose
Michael Jackson - Man in the Mirror
Paulo Nutini - Candy
Rihanna - Mash up (Love the way you lie rap)
Robyn - Dancing On My Own
Shakira - Whenever Wherever
The Killers - Mr Brightside
U2 - Sunday Bloody Sunday
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Customer questions

What if my timings change after I've booked you?

I always try to stay as flexible as possible, please let me know as soon as you can if any changes are made to an event.

Can you provide an iPod/DJ service before and between your sets?

I don't usually provide any other music other than the set I sing and play on guitar. If you would like me to bring Ipod music, I could look into this for you.

How much time do you need to set up?

I usually only need about half an hour to set up my PA, so I usually arrive an hour before I play to have plenty of time.

Can I pick the songs you play from the set list?

My set list is varied and I can play whichever ones you would like that I have already. If you let me know in advance I can definitely do that.

Do you bring all the equipment you need to perform?

I have my own guitar, however I currently hire out a PA system for my gigs, which is usually fine, but a good amount of notice is preferable.

Can you learn song requests before the event?

If a song isn't included in my repertoire, there may be a chance I still know it. I can indeed learn a song for you, however this does come at an extra cost, if you take into consideration rehearsal time etc.

What do your clients love most about your performances?

Honesty and openness

Which venues have you performed at in the past?

Bestival, How the Light Gets In festival - Hay on Wye and London Heart of Clubs - Shoreditch LUV Camden Bush Hall

Which artists have you been most influenced by?

Eva Cassidy, Paul Simon, Fleetwood Mac, Jeff Buckley

What is the most high profile gig you've performed?

I have supported George Ezra, JP Cooper, Dave McPherson and also sang in Shepherds Bush at Bush Hall supporting Judie Tzuke on a friends set. I also sang in the Theatre Royal Dury Lane and the Dominion Theatre when I was very young in a theatre group.

Prices

Note: prices may vary based on travel distance. For an exact quote, click “Check availability”.

Standard Prices
Performance durationPrice
Short performance (up to 15 min)£70
Up to 1 hour£200
Up to 2 hours£300
Up to 3 hours£400
Packages
Wedding ceremony
This includes music before the service begins, music during the signing of the register, and music as guests leave the ceremony.
£250
Available services
Skype Consultation and 2 New Songs Learned
+£100

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Joanna H, 22 days ago

Cydney played at our wedding and was amazing. She did all the songs we asked for and her voice is stunning. Easy to contact from start to finish and extremely accommodating. Would highly recommend her - she's fab!!

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Jason V, 2 months ago

Cydney was absolutely fantastic. Sounded great and everyone loved her. Definitely recommend.

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Chris D, 8 months ago

I booked Cydney Brown to play at The Marine Tavern Underground Sessions on Sunday 17th Feb. I can honestly say Cydney wowed the audience with her performance. Cydney performed a mixture of covers and originals, all of which were sung and played to perfection . Cydney is a confident and very capable young artist , with a powerful yet soulful voice. I will undoubtedly be booking Cydney for future gigs , and strongly recommend other venues do the same. Chris Durney , music promoter for Marine Tavern, Teignmouth Inn, and Chagstock festival live lounge.

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Karen B, 9 months ago

Just wanted to say thanks for giving up your time on Sunday to play a set at our charity event, Whizz-Stock. You were amazing playing both covers and original songs. The emotion you put into your music allowed you to really connect with the crowd. The feedback we have received from people who attended has been extremely positive, even asking where you'll be playing next! Looking forward to watching your next gig. Thanks again.

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Chaz Thorogood
15th April 2019
Chaz Thorogood

I've worked with many amazing vocalists and Cydney is right up there at the top. She has so much integrity, genuine emotion and control engrained in her voice. The music flows out of here absolutely effortlessly and I always love watching the audiences awestruck faces as she plays. I'd recommend her time and time again.