The Band


Andy & the BigFunk Since it’s inception the line up of the band has continuously gigged and recorded until it finally evolved  into to it’s present form of a hard hitting funk band with some of the top musicians and vocalists in London backing up the band’s frontman Andy Wood Mitchell.  The fluidity of personnel has allowed the music to grow and has given Andy the opportunity to work with the biggest and the best R&B players around. Providing exhumberant and polished perfornances that have wowed audiences  In the United Kingdom, Eastern Europe, Asia and the Middle East and giving Andy the perfect platform to do his thing.

A Quick summery of some the bigger venues the band has played, assorted events and supports: (A list of some of the major clients are also available on this website)

Music Venues & Uni’s – The Albert Hall, Barnet College, Battersea Arts Centre, The Bloomsbury Ball Room Borderline, Café De Paris, The Café Royale, Cargo, Dingwalls, Dover Street Wine Bar, The Embassy Rooms, The Forum, The Hackney Empire, The Hard Rock Café , Hertford University, The Hippodrome, Home, Jongleurs Camden, Kings College Cambridge University, Kings College Holborn, Kingston University, Leicester University, Marlborough College, The Ministry of Sound, The Old Bull Arts Centre, The 100 Club, Pasha, The Penthouse, The Pigale Club, Pizza on the Park, The Roadhouse, The Roof Gardens, The Royal Agricultural College, Shepherds Bush Empire, Smollenskies on the Strand, Sound, Subterranea, The Ten Rooms, Wimbolden University, Xenons

Hotels & Hire Venues – The Athenaum, Clarriges, The Connaught Rooms, The Dorchester, The Grosvenor Grouchos, The Hilton Park Lane, The Hilton Portland Place, The Institue of Directors, The Kensington Plaza, The Langham, The Lanesborough, Madam Toussauds, The Natural History Museum, The Savoy, Victoria & Albert Museum, Winchester Cathedral

 

Some of the Bigger Events – America’s Cup (Two Thousand People) Barnet Festival (One Thousand) Battersea Fireworks Party (Two Thousand People) Brands Hatch (One Thousand) Busk Aid (Two Thousand People) BSkyB Launch (One Thousand People) Carphone Warehouse (Two Thousand People) Cowes Festival Isle of White (Five Thousand People) Fife Aid (Three Thousand People) The Lion King Theatre Show Premiere (One Thousand) The Lowe Syndrome Fund raising Ball (Five Hundred People) M.O.D. Annual Ball (Three Thousand People) The Soap Awards (Four Hundred People) Three and Out Film Premiere (One Thousand People) Tiny Tickers Fundraising Ball (Four Hundred People) Variety Club of Great Britain Annual Fundraising Ball (One Thousand People)

 

Supports  & Guest Artists –

Bony M                                                              Esta Bennet (Eternal)

Desmond Dekker                                             Melissa Bell(Soul 2 Soul)

The Gary Glitter Band                                    Alexander Burke

Tony Hadley                                                     Angie Brown (Bizzare Inc)

Sean Hughs                                                      Katherine Ellis(The Freemasons)

Lee Johns (Imagination)                               Romena Johnson(Artful Dodger)

Lu Lu                                                                  Lee Johns (Imagination)

Billy Ocean                                                       Katrina and the Waves

Shack Attack                                                    Julie Payne (Soul 2 Soul)

Alvin Stardust                                                 Mary Pearse (Calvin Harris)

Edwin Starr                                                     Peter Straker

Steps                                                                 Sybil

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