Four nights at the races!

Marriott hotel YorkWhat an incredible summer we’ve had! And what better way to mark the end of August than by a night spent in one of York’s finest hotels drinking champagne, after a successful day at the races? If it’s not so successful – well, you might as well drown your sorrows and cheer yourself up with a bit of live music.

I’ll be performing live in the York Marriott bar this week, Wednesday until Saturday, from 7pm-late each evening.

An unforgettable atmosphere and unlimited requests are guaranteed – hope to see you there!

Blake Wedding Boutique – Opening Soon in York!

ImageLife is about grabbing opportunities and that is what a group of local wedding specialist will be doing on Valentine’s Day when they open Blake Wedding Boutique!

The twenty-five members of The Wedding Industry Network will be opening a pop-up shop in the former Blake Gallery on Blake Street, York on the 14th February. The shop will showcase all the services that members of the network offer and visitors will be able to see examples of the 25 different businesses. And will be open daily until the 4th March.

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Fancy a bit of horseplay…?

ImageHi folks!

Just a very quick update to say that I’ll be performing at the York Marriott Hotel every night this week for the Ebor race meeting – the highlight in York’s racing calendar!

Here are the details:

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Where: The York Marriott Hotel, Tadcaster Road

When: 7pm-late, Wed 21st August until Saturday 24th August

What: An evening of live musical entertainment, covers ranging from Lady Gaga to Etta James (and quite a bit in between)!

Hope to see you down there!

All the essential ingredients for your wedding day

I’m very proud to announce that I’m a member of the York Wedding Industry Network.

The Wedding Industry Network is a group of passionate and reliable wedding specialists, all based in York, who strive to provide their clients with a quality and professional service which is second to none.

Any couple booking three or more of our services are entitled to claim the special deals offered by each individual business.

Read on to see what services are on offer!

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New live video – ‘Dakota’ & ‘Mr Brightside’

So many people have contacted me and asked for more videos of me doing rock covers.

As you asked so nicely… here are two brand new clips of me performing at Hazlewood Castle! Let me know what you think and if you have any requests for the next video, please feel free to leave them in the comments box below.

Louise & Andrew Garvey’s Wedding & Ebor Week 2011

Huge congratulations to Louise and Andrew Garvey, and a big thank you for inviting me to perform on your special day. Although I’ve played at the Merchant Adventurer’s Hall before, I’m always struck by what an incredible venue it is- one of the oldest and most prestigious buildings in York, built in the 14th Century.

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Charity begins…in Yorkshire

Sunday was a fun day. I was rudely awakened at 6:30am (a time I rarely see on a Sunday) before strapping on my running gear and attaching a race number to my shirt. I spent a few minutes wondering how I’d gotten myself into this position.

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“A flash of inspiration…”

Yesterday I had lots of fun working with Mark Pierce at his studio in North Yorkshire creating some brand new pictures for my website and blog.  Really looking forward to seeing what develops (excuse the pun). Now comes the difficult part- picking which, out of the 300+ pics that were shot, will make it onto the new website.

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