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About R&R Entertainments

The #1 keyboard player in the North East! We're pope Francis approved and Lux Life award winner. Guaranteed to wow your guests!
Bishop Auckland
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Hello music lover, Are you tired of listening to the same songs on repeat? Do you crave something new and exciting to ignite your soul and inspire your creativity? Look no further, because you're about to discover a musical talent that will bring joy to your event! Introducing Richard Ellis Hawley, a rising star in the music scene who is making waves with their unique sound and genre-defying tracks. With captivating and powerful melodies, and an unmatched passion for music, Hawley is redefining what it means to be a musician in today's world. Whether you're a fan of rock, pop, hip-hop, or classical, Hawley has something for everyone. From high-energy anthems that will get you dancing to heartfelt ballads that will tug at your heartstrings, their music transcends boundaries and connects with listeners on a deep and emotional level. But don't just take our word for it – experience the magic for yourself. Check out Richard Ellis Hawley's latest music on your favourite streaming platform, and prepare to be blown away. Trust us, you won't be able to hit pause once you press play. So why settle for less when you can have more? Listen to Richard Ellis Hawley today and elevate your listening experience to a whole new level. Your ears will thank you.

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R&R Entertainments 's Reviews

From customers:

Shari-Ann B
1 year ago, for a Concert in Grand Trunk Rd
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5 out of 5

Thank you for performing online shows, you’ve inspired me to do my own music in the community, I was just a church musician

Louise C
1 year ago, for a Church service in Chapel St
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5 out of 5

There is not enough space to write about all of Richard's wonderful musical qualities and his super positive personality. He works extremely hard and with passion in all his music projects and performances and has a heart of pure gold. He can play a wide range of musical genres and is never phased by requests for people's favourites. He can play live or produce great quality videos to suit the occasion. Very flexible, being able to play the piano and the organ to a very high standard, complemented by his compere Rowan, they make a perfect team. Always pleases his audience, with a big smile, great sense of humour and plays the music perfectly, Richard is definitely our number one choice!

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R&R Entertainments 's Song list

Clocks Coldplay
Hotel California - Eagles
Your Song - Elton John
Waterloo - Abba
Fly Me To The Moon
Mack The Knife
Phantom of the Opera
On My Own
Sweet Caroline
Arrival Of The Queen of Sheba
Wedding Marches
Coronation Scot
Funiculi Funicula
Right here waiting
What The World Needs Now Is Love -Jackie DeShannon
The Last Waltz -Engelbert Humperdinck
I Left My Heart In San Francisco -Tony Bennett
MacArthur Park - Richard Harris
Fly me to the moon Frank Sinatra
My Way - Frank Sinatra
Que sera Sera - Doris day
Sway - Dean Martin
What a wonderful world- Louis Armstrong
Somewhere My Love
Piano Man - Billy Joel
When Irish Eyes are Smiling
Angel - Sarah Mclaughlan
Easy (like Sunday morning)- The Commodores
U2 - Still haven’t found
Fix you - Coldplay
Don’t look back in anger - Oasis
Right here waiting - Richard Marks
Edelweiss - sound of music
You raise me up - Josh Groban
Karma cameleon - culture club
All of me - John Legend
Imagine - John Lennon
A thousand years by Christina Perri
Set fire to the rain - Adele
Sailing - Christopher Cross
Hymne à l’amour - Edith Piaf
Ballade pour Adeline - Richard Clayderman
Le cygne (Camille Saint Saens) - from carnaval des animaux
Jesu Joy of Man’s Desiring (J.S. Bach)
Canon in D (J. Pachelbel)
Fly me to the Moon - Frank Sinatra (1954)
My Way - Frank Sinatra (1968)
I’ve got you under my Skin - Frank Sinatra (1966)
The Way You Look Tonight - Frank Sinatra (1936)
Strangers in the Night - Frank Sinatra (1966)
Something stupid - Frank & Nancy Sinatra (1967)
Autumn leaves - Nat King Cole (1945)
L.O.V.E - Nat King Cole (1964)
Yesterday - The Beatles (1965)
Let it be - The Beatles (1970)
The Sound of Silence - Simon And Garfunkel (from The Graduate) (1964)
Bridge over Troubled Water - Simon and Garfunkel (1970)
Can’t help Falling in Love - Elvis Presley (from Blue Hawaii) (1961)
What a Wonderful World - Louis Armstrong (from Good Morning Vietnam) (1967)
La Vie En Rose - Edith Piaf (1947)
Beyond the Sea/La Mer - Bobby Darin/Charles Trenet (1946/1959)
Somewhere my Love (From Dr Zhivago) (1965)
I left my heart In San Francisco - Tony Bennett (1962)
Where Do I Begin (theme from Love Story) - Andy Williams (1970)
Smile - Charlie Chaplin (1954)
Unchained Melody - Righteous Brothers (1965)
The Sound of Music - Main theme (1965)
My favourite things - Julie Andrews (from The Sound of Music) (1965)
Your Song - Elton John (1970)
Theme from Godfather - Nino Rota (1972)
Weekend in New England - Barry Manilow (1976)
Thank you for the Music - ABBA (from Mamma Mia) (1977)
Handbags and Gladrags
John Lennon - Imagine (1979)
Morning has Broken - Cat Stevens (1971)
Open Arms - Journey (1981)
Careless Whisper - George Michael (1984)
Hallelujah - Leonard Cohen (1984)
I Will Always Love You - Dolly Parton/Whitney Houston (from The Bodyguard) (1974/1992)
Theme from Shindler’s List - John Williams (1993)
Zombie - The Cranberries (1994)
My Heart Will go On - Céline Dion (From Titanic) (1997)
Angel - Sarah McLachlan (1997)
Let it go - Gary Barlow
The Scientist - Coldplay (2005)
Home - Michael Bublé (2005)
All of Me - John Legend (2013)
A million Reasons - Lady Gaga (2016)
Mia And Sebastian’s Theme - Theme From La La Land (2016)
Someone You Loved - Lewis Capaldi (2018)
Budapest - George Ezra
Shotgun - George Ezra
2nd Waltz - Shostakovich
Bad Romance - Lady Gaga
a-ha - Take On Me
ABBA - The Winner Takes It All
Air Supply - All Out Of Love
B-52's - Love Shack
The Bangles - Eternal Flame
Belinda Carlisle - Heaven Is A Place On Earth
Ben E. King - Stand By Me
Bette Midler - The Rose
Billy Joel - Uptown Girl
Billy Joel - We Didn't Start The Fire
Billy Ocean - Get Outta My Dreams, Get Into My Car
Bon Jovi - Livin' On A Prayer
Bryan Adams - Summer Of '69
The Buggles - Video Killed The Radio Star
The Captain & Tennille - Do That To Me One More Time
Chris DeBurgh - The Lady In Red
The Clash - Rock The Casbah
Club Nouveau - Lean On Me
Crowded House - Don't Dream It's Over
Culture Club - Do You Really Want To Hurt Me
Culture Club - Karma Chameleon
Cyndi Lauper - Girls Just Wanna Have Fun
Cyndi Lauper - Time After Time
David Bowie - Life on Mars
Diana Ross & Lionel Richie - Endless Love
Dionne Warwick and Friends - That's What Friends Are For
Elton John - I Guess That's Why They Call It The Blues
Elton John - I'm Still Standing
Elton John - Nikita
Elton John - Sad Songs (Say So Much)
Enya - Orinoco Flow (Sail Away)
Eurythmics - Sweet Dreams (Are Made Of This)
Foreigner - I Want To Know What Love Is
Glenn Mederios - Nothing's Gonna Change My Love For
Irene Cara - Fame
Irene Cara - Flashdance...What A Feeling
Journey - Don't Stop Believin'
Katrina And The Waves - Walking On Sunshine
Kenny Rogers and Dolly Parton - Islands In The Stream
Kim Wilde - Kids in America
Kylie Minogue - The Loco-Motion
Laura Branigan - Gloria
Madonna - La Isla Bonita
Madonna - Like A Prayer
The Manhattan Transfer - Chanson D'Amour
Men At Work - Down Under
Michael Jackson - Heal the World
Michael Jackson - Earth Song
Neil Diamond - America
Neil Diamond - Hello Again
Neil Diamond - Love On The Rocks
Neil Diamond - Sweet Caroline
Phil Collins - Groovy Kind Of Love
The Pointer Sisters - I'm So Excited
The Police - Every Breath You Take
Prince & The Revolution - Purple Rain
Queen - Crazy Little Thing Called Love
Queen - Radio Ga-Ga
Queen and David Bowie - Under Pressure
Rick Astley - Never Gonna Give You Up
Sheena Easton - Morning Train (Nine To Five)
Simply Red - Holding Back The Years
Simply Red - If You Don't Know Me By Now
Spandau Ballet - True
Stevie Wonder - I Just Called To Say I Love You
Survivor - Eye Of The Tiger
Taco - Puttin' On The Ritz
Tiffany - I Think We're Alone Now
Tina Turner - Private Dancer
Tina Turner - The Best
Tina Turner - We Don't Need Another Hero (Thunderdome)
Tina Turner - What's Love Got To Do With It?
Toto - Africa
U2 - I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For
UB40 - Red, Red Wine
USA For Africa - We Are The World
Van Halen - Jump
The Weather Girls - Its Raining Men
Wham! - Careless Whisper
Wham! - Freedom
Whitney Houston - Greatest Love Of All
Whitney Houston - I Wanna Dance With Somebody (Who
Loves Me)
Yes - Love Will Find A Way
Yes - Owner Of A Lonely Heart

R&R Entertainments 's Prices

Last updated: 2024

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)£200
Up to 1 hour£200
Up to 2 hours£200
Up to 3 hours£200
Wedding ceremony
This includes music before the service begins, music during the signing of the register, and music as guests leave.
Drinks reception
Two performances of up to 45 mins each during your drinks reception
Wedding ceremony + Drinks reception + Dinner
- Music before the service begins, music during the signing of the register, and music as guests leave. - 2 x 45 min performances at the drinks reception. - 2 x 45 min performances as dinner is being served.


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Customer questions

What do your clients love most about your performances?

Music has a powerful way of getting under our skin. Music subconsciously affects our mood, energy levels, memory recall and even behaviour. It can heighten our sense of connection to people, experiences and spaces – even businesses. Here at R&R Entertainments we’re determined to understand your event.

Which venues have you performed at in the past?

Venues I have performed in the past are; Various churches for weddings, funerals and services.

Which artists have you been most influenced by?

The artists I am influenced by are; Andre Rieu James Last

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

The most highest profile gig I’ve performed at is Atlantic Tower - Thistle Hotel - Liverpool for the 175 years of Cunard

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

We always try our best to be flexible to help ensure your event runs as smoothly as possible. If timings change slightly in the run up to the event just let us know.

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

Absolutely. This is a really popular request and we actually offer this service for free. If you'd like a DJ service via our PA after the final set until the venue closes, we provide this for an additional £100.

How much time do you need to set up?

We usually set up about 1 to 1.5 hours before the performance time. As soon as our PA is set up we can provide a free playlist service to help set the atmosphere and get your guests ready for our live performance!

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

“Our set lists are crafted from countless performances and learning what works best to ensure guests dance and have an amazing time. However, we're definitely happy to chat through and make sure we find what works for your event

Do you bring all the equipment you need to perform?

“Yes, absolutely! I bring my own instrument to play or I can play any instrument in situ.

Can you learn specific pieces before the event?

If a song isn't included in our song list there may still be a chance we already know it. If there is a special song you'd like us to learn we are happy to do this for you. There is a fee of £30 for this service to take into account rehearsal times etc.
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Wedding, Virtual event, Funeral / Memorial service, Church service, Hotel / Restaurant event, Bar / Club / Venue event, Private event, Corporate event, Charity event, Concert, Recording session, New Year's Eve, Christmas party, Birthday party, Burns night, Cruise, Theatre / Show
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Instrumental teaching, Theory teaching, Music therapy
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