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Rick

Rick is an experienced professional acoustic guitarist & vocalist from North West London. He is a highly skilled guitarist and an extremely talented singer who is just as comfortable providing something atmospheric for a drinks reception or wedding ceremony, as he is delivering a more upbeat set to entertain your guests and get them in the party mood. As well as the solo guitarist option, Rick offers the option to add a Cajon player for a more rhythmic duo and a Saxophonist for a classy trio.

  • From £530.00
  • Acoustic guitarist & vocalist
  • Happy to learn 1 song FOC
  • Duo option with Cajon player
  • Trio option with cajon and saxaphone
  • 700w PA included
  • 3 x 45min sets as standard
  • 6hrs of material
  • Fill-in / Ipod music included
  • Live Video Demos
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  • Solo Acoustic guitarist and vocalist as standard
  • 3 x 45min sets as standard
  • Happy to learn 1 song FOC
  • Power 700w PA included as standard
  • Fill-in / Ipod music included FOC
  • Duo option with Cajon player
  • Trio option with cajon and saxaphone
  • Extended performance options
  • Larger PA options
  • DJ Option (Subject to availability)

3 Little Birds – Bob Marley

A Team – Ed Sheeran

Ain’t no sunshine – Bill Withers

American Boy - Estelle

Angels - Robbie Williams

Better Together – Jack Johnson

Boulevard of Broken Dreams – Green Day

Brown Eyed Girl – Van Morrison

Cannonball - Damien Rice

Chasing Cars - Snow Patrol

Come Together - The Beatles

Crazy – Gnarls Barkley

Crazy little Thing Called love - Queen

Dance With Me Tonight – Ollie Murs

Dancing in the Moonlight – Top Loader

Dani California - R.H.C.P

Dock of the Bay - Otis Redding

Don't look back in anger - Oasis

Don't Stop Believing - Glee/Journey

Driftwood - Travis

Every Breath you Take – The Police

Everything – Michael Buble

Faith – Goerge Michael

Fly Away – Lenny Kravitz

Fly Me to the Moon – Frank Sinatra

Forget You – Ceelo Green

Georgia on my mind – Ray Charles

Girl From Ipanema - Frank Sinatra

Good Riddance - Green Day

Grenade – Bruno Mars

Have I told you lately – Van Morrison

Have you met Miss Jones? - Various

Hey Jude – The Beatles

Hit the road Jack – Ray Charles

Hound Dog – Elvis Presley

I can’t make you Love me – George Michael

I don’t wanna miss a thing - Aerosmith

I need a Dollar - Aloee Blac

I won't give up - Jason Mraz

I’m Yours – Jason Mraz

Isn’t She Lovely – Stevie Wonder

Kiss - Prince

Knockin on Heaven’s Door – Guns n Roses

Lego House - Ed Sheeran

Let’s get it on – Marvin Gaye

Let’s stay together – Al Green

Light My Fire – Jose Feliciano

Lovely Day – Bill Withers

Maria Maria - Santana

Marry You - Bruno Mars

Moon Dance – Van Morrison

Mr Bojanles - Sammy Davis Jr

My Girl - The Temptations

No Woman no cry – Bob Marley

Ordinary People – John Legend

Perhaps, Perhaps, Perhaps – Osvaldo Farres

Price Tag – Jessie J

Purple Rain - Prince

Rock with you – Michael Jackson

Rolling in the Deep - Adele

Roxanne – The Police

Save Tonight – Save Tonight

Sex is on Fire - Kings of Leon

She Will be Loved – Maroon 5

Somewhere Beyond the Sea - Bobby Darin

Spanish Eyes – Al Martino

Stand By Me – The Temptations

Stuck in the Middle – Stealers wheels

Summer of 69 – Bryan Adams

Superstition – Stevie Wonder

Sway – Dean Martin

Sweet Home Alabama – Lynyrd Skynyrd

That’s Life – Frank Sinatra

The scientist - Coldplay

The way you look tonight – Frank Sinatra

Under the Bridge – Chilli Peppers

Use Somebody - Kings of Leon

Valerie – Amy Winehouse

Waiting on the world to change – John Mayor

Walking in Memphis – Mark Kohn

What a wonderful world – Louis Armstrong

Wild Wood – Paul Weller

Wild World - Paul Weller

Wonderful Tonight – Eric Clapton

Wonderwall - Oasis

Yellow – Cold Play

Yesterday - The Beatles

You are so Beautiful – Joe Cocker

You can't take that away from me - Frank Sinatra

You Make it real – James Morrison

You Send Me – Sam Cooke

  • Olivia and Terry wedding - The TAB Centre, Shoreditch - SEPT 2015

    I had to send you an email to say you guys were absolutely awesome on Saturday!!!We had an after party day with everyone yesterday at the pub and I can't remember how many people said the music was spot on and made the day....so thanks and hope you enjoyed watching the grooving! :-) Will definitely be recommending you far and wide. Thanks!

  • Dana Pelta 70th Birthday - Private venue in Edgware - MAR 2015

    Thank you so much for singing and playing at my mum's birthday celebration. Your service was professional, friendly and stress-free from start to finish. You really listened to what we asked for and on the day your performance was perfect for the occasion and the age-group. All our guests have commented on your talent and how your music made the party really special. Thank you.

  • Joey Kolirin proposal - On the Southbank - FEB 2015

    I hired Rick to perform a solo act whilst I proposed to my now fiancée. From the start Rick took the time to listen to me, understand what I need and discuss how best he could work with me. Rick was on time, ready and waiting which really took the stress away. He is very reliable and professional. He played the perfect songs, the perfect way. Rick, you changed our lives forever and you will now always remain in our memories in a positive way. Thank you.

  • Julia Jacoby Procare Christmas Party - St James's Restaurant, Bushey - DEC 2014

    Thank you once again for a terrific night’s entertainment. You made our staff Christmas party special, for the second year running. Providing background entertainment during the meal and afterwards enticing everyone on to the dance floor, getting the mood just right!

  • Suzanne Lovell Private Festival Party -Private field, Long Crendon - JULY 2014

    Rick played at a party of ours in 2014. We heard some impressive clips online and were very excited to manage to book him. We weren't disappointed. Lots of us got up dancing. He performed a range of covers and even took requests. He gave the party a brilliant atmosphere. Our friends all said how fab he was too, it made our event. Would highly recommend! Friendly and professional, as well as extremely talented.

  • Karen Spiers (Events Manager) - The Springs Hotel, Oxfordshire - SEPT 2013

    Hi Koser, Rick is a delightful and very talented young man!

  • Clare and James's wedding reception - Larmer Tree Gardens, Salisbury - AUG 2013

    Hi Koser, Rick was really great! He was very professional and played all our requested songs perfectly and exactly when needed during the ceremony. We had a lot of lovely compliments from the guests about his voice and song choices during the reception and all the songs fitted so well to the garden party style, all in all he did a really great job! Clare

  • Tim & Lucy's wedding reception - Jazz cafe, Sandbanks, Poole - SEPT 2012

    Hi Koser, We had a fantastic day; better than we could have possibly hoped for. Everything went to plan and Rick was the perfect act for our evening venue; so please pass on our gratitude for an excellent performance that gauged the mood of our guests just right. It has been a pleasure dealing with you, and you made the whole process simple and stress free. I will certainly make Act Sharp my first port of call for any functions I have to organize in the future. Kind regards, Tim.

  • Anita & Ian's wedding - Angel & Royal Hotel, High Street, Grantham - JULY 2012

    Hi Koser, We have just about recovered from the wedding and believe it or not the sun shone over us in Grantham, Lincolnshire during our big day, which went really smoothly and exceeded our expectations! Many family and friends have commented on the whole day as being fabulous and the evening entertainment and venue as being wonderful. We have great happy memories! We would like to pass on our thanks and gratitude to Rick who performed wonderfully on the evening. His music and singing complemented the day and the 'mood' of the evening and our first dance, Angels, went down well and Rick made it a special moment for us both. Rick is a very pleasant and amiable young man with great talent and we would recommend him to anyone. He is a class act and a credit to himself and Act Sharp. Thank you once again for your consistent personable service from the outset to our big day - it was appreciated. We will definitely use your website if we wish to source acts and/or services in the future and will recommend Act Sharp to friends.

  • Barry Woodcock's house warming & birthday party, Hornchurch, Essex - APRIL 2012

    Hi Koser, In spite of the shocking weather, the day went really well! Rick sensed the mood perfectly and his performance was excellent! He even played with my 9 year old son! Rick is a professional act that I would happily recommend! – Great Job and thanks for all your help, Barry

  • Arps Patel (Son in law) - Diana Johnstone's 60th - Chilworth Village Hall - APRIL 2012

    Hi Koser, Rick performed brilliantly. Everyone commented on how high quality his singing and guitar was. He also helped us by asking the birthday girl to come over to the village hall - all part of the surprise! Please extend our thanks to him once again!

  • Mike Tunnell's 60th Birthday Party, The Spa Hote, Royal Tunbridge Wells - MARCH 2012

    A big thank you Rick for a really great show on Saturday to celebrate my 60th birthday. You judged the mood of the room brilliantly and played/sung really well. All my guests were very complimentary.Best regards, Mike

  • Olswang Lawyers, Coram Community Campus, London - SEPT 2011

    Rick has for the last two Septembers donated his time and musical skills to O-Jam, Olswang LLP's live music event supporting the children's charity Coram. On stage at the event, his professionalism and leadership were second to none and he really helped to make the event a massive success. I would recommend him without hesitation for corporate events.

  • Elaine Fine, Pivate home in Hampstead - MAY 2011

    Rick performed at my 70th Birthday Party in Hampstead last May. I was delighted with his performance and he made a wonderful atmosphere at the party. All the guests really enjoyed listening to his music and singing and he has already had recommendations from them. I hope I will have the opportunity to employ Rick again in the future.

  • Sharon Minkin, Forty Hall, Enfield - MARCH 2011

    I wanted to write and thank Rick for his wonderful contribution to my daughter’s Batmitzvah. The music he played at the reception created a perfect atmosphere as our guests arrived and mingled. Not too loud or too quiet, just the right balance. I was very happy with his performance and would definitely recommend him to my friends and book him for future events.

Biography

Rick has the perfect repertoire for entertaining a party and his musical spectrum includes classic and modern hits ranging from artists such as Elvis, Van Morrison, The Beatles, Marvin Gaye, Stevie Wonder, Clapton and Queen right through to Oasis, Chilli Peppers, Estelle, Coldplay, Maroon 5, John Legend, Kings of Leon, Gnarls Barkley, Greenday and more.

Although based in the south east, Rick is happy to travel UK wide

Music
  • Stand by me
  • Use somebody
  • Wild wood
  • You are so beautiful
  • A Team
  • Dreaming with a broken heart
  • Fly me to the moon
  • Last request
  • Just the way you are
  • Don`t know why (with SAX)
  • No woman no cry (with SAX)
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