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Mark Stevens

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About Mark

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Cardiff
Public liability insurance of £1 million
Current lead vocal in St Louis Express. started professionally in 1994 with band Crosstrax , sang 20 years on clubland circuit with band

Lead vocalist in St Louis Express Swing Jump Jive band Sings as Duo with partner. Trio Hot Gin Swing with Sax lounge bars. Started singing professionally in 1994 with band Crosstrax, with rock duo Waxworks 2003- 2012

Performance details
I can perform outdoors
I have a car I can use to travel to gigs
I can perform with backing tracks
My equipment is PAT tested
I own a PA system
Musicianship
Genres:
Jazz, Blues, Swing
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Instruments:
Singer, Guitar, Harmonica
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Event types:
Private event, Wedding, Wedding proposal, Funeral / Memorial service, Hotel / Restaurant event, Bar / Club / Venue event, Corporate event, Charity event, Concert, Recording session, Theatre / Show, Cruise, Birthday party, Christmas party, New Year's Eve
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Other skills:
Dancer, Ableton Live, MC
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Song list

Let the Good times Roll “Ray Charles
Let there be Love - version - Nat King Cole
Mack the Knife - version - Bobby Darren
When “Kalin Twins”
Girl from Ipenena “Sinatra”
I get. Kick out if you “Sinatra
Shake Shake Shake Senora. “Harry Belafonte”
You make me feel so young - " Frank Sinatra
Lady is a Tramp " Frank Sinatra
Green Green Grass " Tom Jones
Never fall in love again " Tom Jones
That's Life " Frank Sinatra
Got you Under my Skin " Frank Sinatra
King of the Road " Roger Miller
L.O.V.E is all that I can give to you. - " Nat King Cole
Smile " Nat King Cole
Save the Last Dance " The Drifters
Things " Bobby Darren
King of the Swingers” Louis Prima
Jump Jive Wail “Louis Prima”
Just a Gigalo " Louis Prima
Buena Sera " Louis Prima
When your smiling “standard”
Don’t fence me in “Bing Crosby
Sweet Caroline " Neil Diamond
Minnie the Moocher " Cab Calloway
Little ol wine drinker,
Memories you gave to me,
That's Amore " Dean Martin
Cry to Me " Solomon Burke
Sway " Dean Martin / Michael
All of me “Michael Buble”
Come on Everybody " Eddie Cochran
Hit the Road Jack " Ray Charles
Mess around " Ray Charles
I've got a Woman " Ray Charles
Take these Chains from my Heart " Ray Charles - on Guitar
Unchain my Heart " Ray Charles - on Guitar
Distant drums,
I love you because,
welcome to my world
He'll have to Go all Jim Reeves - on Guitar
Father & Son
Wild world
Moonshadow all “Cat Stevens - on Guitar
I cant stop loving you " Ray Charles - on Guitar
Georgia on my mind " Ray Charles
Blues Brothers Medley - Blues Brothers 3 songs
Lets Stick Together " Roxy Music
Route 66 Swing " Nat King Cole
Perhaps - Doris Day
Quay Sera - Doris Day
Route 66 Rock & Roll " Rolling Stones
Have I told you Lately " Van Morrison
Brown Eyed Girl " Van Morrison
Brown Sugar " Rolling Stones
Satisfaction " Rolling Stones
Keep on Running " Spencer Davies group
Twistin the night Away
What a wonderful world this would be " Sam Cooke
Land of Thousand dances
Mustang Sally “Wilson Picket
The Letter " Boxtops
Fly me to the Moon " Frank Sinatra
Kiss " Tom Jones
Mama Told me not to Come " Tom Jones/ Strereophonics
Play that funky Music " Wild Cherry
Under the Bridge " Red hot Chilli peppers
Hard to Handle " Ottis Redding
Dock of the Bay " Ottis Redding
Spanish Harlem " Ben E King
Wonderfull Tonight " Eric Clapton
Out of Time " Chris Farlow
Celebration " Kool & the Gang
Jean Geanie " David Bowie
Ziggy Stardust " David Bowie
Sorrow " David Bowie - on Guitar
Customer questions

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

As long as you give notice to changed times in same day, should be no problem, We are flexible. Changing dates can cause problems as we could be booked or have other arrangements.

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

Yes, absolutely we have set lists for all types of occasions- Vintage Themed nights, Weddings, Party’s, or pre set disco music. Or just mellow background music. We can play through our PA. We charge a fee for this depending on time required.

How much time do you need to set up?

For full PA, Drums, instruments set up - Minimum of 90 minutes before 1st set start. Background Music can be played 1 hour after start of set up. Ideal arrival time 2 hours before our 1st set start.

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

Yes you can, as long as requests are given in plenty of time to fit into our usual sets. Our usual sets have been chosen by playing many, many gigs & working out where best to place particular songs. By giving Notice Weeks before event, we can rehearse prior to event, if song is not one of our regular numbers.

Do you bring all the equipment you need to perform?

Yes, all our own instruments. Some large venues or festivals provide back line & sound system.

Can you learn specific pieces before the event?

We can, as long as it’s within style of band.

What do your clients love most about your performances?

Lots of Energy, exciting ! We play music with feeling, that you can’t help wanting to dance to, that ignites audiences.

Which venues have you performed at in the past?

Recently Cheltenham racecourse gold cup room. The Depo & Sophia Gardens Cardiff. Motion in Bristol. Many Hotels, Yacht clubs, Golf clubs.

Which artists have you been most influenced by?

Louis Prima, ( Disney’s King of the Swingers) Ray Charles.

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

Peaky Blinders event ‘By order of’ Cardiff Depo Bristol Motion

Reviews

From customers:

Https://www.facebook.com/pg/Markloui5e/reviews/?ref=page_internal, 1 year ago

Fabulous evening being entertained by Mark & Louise with some great 50s/60s songs. They got most of the audience participating in the singing and many up dancing. You could tell everyone was having a enjoyable time. We will certainly be looking forward to their next event :) x

Https://www.facebook.com/pg/Markloui5e/reviews/?ref=page_internal, 1 year ago

Two very talented people. An amazing night, can’t wait for the next one. Excellent performance, one not to be missed

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