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Ged Graham

Ged Graham

ged graham new Ged who originally hails from Dublin has been performing music for over 25 years and brings his wealth of experience to each and every venue at which he performs. Ged spent many years touring the UK, Europe the USA and his native Ireland with The Borderline Showband and the Guinness house band The Flight of Earls playing every musical style from Country to Reggae, Rock and Soul Classics to Traditional and contemporary Irish ballads. Ged now spends most of his time as part of the cast of the critically acclaimed 'Essence of Ireland' Theater Show touring extensively throughout the UK.



Helen Rae

Helen Rae

  Helen is a superb, versatile North West based vocalist who can cover a wide range of songs from the 40's to the present day. Her repertoire of music is suitable for all occasions showing my versatile ability. She has been singing from a young age, taking part in a number of shows in North West Theatres including Manchester Opera House, shows consisting of musical theatre to classic popular music. She has a love for music, which shows in her performances. Helen likes a challenge and consider herself to be committed and hardworking. She has performed at a number of weddings both Churches and Wedding Breakfasts, Ribby Hall Holiday Village and Lowry Hotel Manchester. Also funerals. Celebrity Charity Events include York Race Course, for the Georgina Grace Trust. She can to tailor her performances to any customer needs and is happy to learn new songs at the customer's requests to perform at a given event. Helen offers a complete package of entertainment.



Gemma Latham

Gemma Latham

Gemma graduated with an honours degree in Popular Music and Recording in 2005, and has since carved a niche for herself in the live music scene across Northern England and Wales. Firmly established as a versatile and professional vocal artist, Gemma incorporates a variety of styles into her emotive and well-received sessions blending pop, soul, jazz, indie and rock numbers interpreted in her own style. Gemma has residencies at venues such as super-club, Cruise, in Chester and exclusive champagne bar, Epernay, in Manchester. She is also a popular choice for weddings, private parties and corporate events. Recent bookings include a string of appearances at London-based bar chain ‘Balls Brothers’ re-launch parties for their Mayfair, Minster Pavement and Lime St. venues, a band performance at The Shelbourne Hotel in Dublin, and a performance for fashion brand Aubin and Wills in Selfridges Manchester. Equally at ease with a variety of musical ensembles, ranging from an intimate duo to a vibrant full band line-up, Gemma is able to provide entertainment appropriate for any occasion.



kirk McElhinney

Kirk McElhinney –

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Kirk McElhinney is one the UK's finest Singer guitarist. His original songs captivate audiences from all over. Renowned as a master of the acoustic guitar, Kirk not only brings is musicianship to his music, he also has a soulful vocal talent and is lyrically one of the best songwriters on the music scene today.



Mike Braye

Mike Braye – Friday 13th February

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Mike is a young Acoustic Mike is a superb, versatile North West based vocalist/guitarist who can cover a wide range of acoustic songs. His repertoire of music is suitable for all occasions showing his versatile ability. With a excellent range of acoustic covers as well as a few of his own songs, Mike creates a great, vibrant atmosphere whenever he performs at Da Vincis



Darren Smith

Darren Smith

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One of the hottest musicians in the area, Darren Smith generates energy and excitement everywhere he performs. Darren can be found strumming all genres of music on his acoustic guitar, such as: The Eagles (Country), Kings of Leon (Rock), Sean Kingston (R&B), The drifters (Motown), Stereophonics (Pop/Rock). Basically a vast array of different covers including Coldplay, Snow Patrol, David Gray, Lady Gaga and Scouting for Girls. Darren is quite versatile and can play to a vast array of audiences, ranging from small country pubs, to corporate and social events.



Amanda Hague

Amanda Hague

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Amanda has been playing the guitar and singing since she was 7, and recently started gigging in and around Stockport and Manchester. She has a long list of songs including music by solo artists and bands covering music from all decades and genres including songs by Fleetwood Mac, KT Tunstall, Oasis, Adele and Mama's and Papa's .Her music can provide a beautiful delicate background, or her livelier set will capture an audience’s attention with a wide range of music suitable for all ages. Amanda has that 'Live Lounge' feel, where classic and current songs are revisited, reinvented and given to an audience in a new and fresh form with new versions of new songs being added all the time.



Zoe Kyoti

Zoe Kyoti –

Zoe Chiotis     Zoe comes highly recommended as a fantastic singer songwriter based in the north-west. Known for her beautiful vocals, she covers an array of musical genres on her acoustic guitar. She is currently also part of a 3 piece band who are producing their second album after rave reviews over the last few years. We are all really excited to finally be able to have Zoe perform at Da Vincis and are looking forward to starting the weekend in style.



John Ellis

John Ellis

john ellis     John Ellis is a pianist/singer from the north of England. His musicianship has been utilised by well known artists such as Tom Jones, Corinne Bailey Rae, Lily Allen, John Squire (Stone Roses) and others as well as being a founder member of The Cinematic Orchestra and contributing heavily to the albums "Everyday" and "Man With The Movie Camera". In his solo work John had a successful highly reviewed 12-piece band "The John Ellis Big Bang" which toured England between 1995 - 2001. Since then performances have centred around the piano trio working with a collection of songs ranging from standards to Irish folk, Prince & The Stone Roses and originals all with a unique jazz/ blues/soul idiosyncratic improvised twist akin to Nina Simone. John has written scores for various theatre productions including a National Theatre production based on the novel "A Clockwork Orange". He currently has a working studio in Manchester called Limefield and has produced a number of successful album.