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Multi-instrumentalists ANDANTE comprises the fabulous instrumental and vocal talents of Vee Sweeney and Mark Rowson.  Versatile and stylish performers, they combine differing musical backgrounds and skills to create a refreshing and unusual act.  Vee brings classical and Irish influences to the blend whilst Mark adds original and exciting ideas to all the arrangements that  he creates for the act. With an infectious mix of musical dexterity and vibrant personalities they present shows that are very visual, lively and fun!!


ANDANTE design and produce all of their shows in which they feature up to fifteen different instruments ranging from the typical to
the .... “ I’ve never seen that before! ” Guitars, bass, flutes, bodhran, banjo, accordion, ukulele, piano, timbales, charango, xylophone,
zither, balalaika, concertina, the musical saw!!

..And many more!!


Travelling all over the world delighting audiences with their unique brand of musicianship, ANDANTE have entertained at corporate events, on luxury cruise ships, in theatres and hotels worldwide.

In 2001, they were honored to be commissioned to write and perform a special arrangement for the final show and closing performance of the world famous Hansa Variety Theatre, Hamburg, Germany.

Special Guest appearances include :

Ken Dodd 'Happiness' Show

Jimmy Cricket and Friends

Hansa Variety Theatre, Hamburg

Celebrating the Great Songwriters

Bernie Clifton Show

The Bachelors Show

Duggie Chapman's Xmas Music Hall


Twenty years of cruising worldwide  (thirty two ships in their credits):

• Princess                
• Cunard                         
• Seabourne
• P&O                         
• Celebrity                       
• Page & Moy
• Fred.Olsen                 
• Classic International

ANDANTE  are regular performers for Thomson Gold Hotels throughout Europe on the ‘Cultural Classic’ circuit.


Duggie Chapman's ALADDIN, Barrow in Furness.

Mark - Genie of the Lamp       Vee - Slave of the Ring            Music Speciality Act 

Send In Clowns



Themed shows produced and performed by ANDANTE include :


“Unchained Melodies”

Fabulous multi-instrumental extravaganza featuring Vee and Mark playing over 15 different instruments with songs from all eras and styles.


Jigs & Reels; U2 ;The Pogues and a sing-along! Traditional meets contemporary in a lively, fun Irish show that you don't have to be Irish to enjoy!!


A sophisticated and elegant show that features all your favourites from the worlds of Film, Classical and Musicals.


An amazing journey into the music of the 60’s & 70’s featuring The Beatles, The Everleys and much more. Fantastic and original arrangements of familiar songs as you’ve never heard them before!

“Latin fever”

Stunning latin ballads and hip - swaying beats, in a show that brings together all the romance, vitality and fun of the fiesta.

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