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Mark Anthony

Mark Anthony Solo artist for hire in Norfolk, Suffolk and Essex

Mark Anthony is a solo artist, who can preform a variety of different songs, his gigs are in Norfolk, Suffolk, Essex and surrounding areas. Mark is a very talented singer, who also has the backing of his own band. Mark is available to hire for weddings, parties and functions. If you wish to know more about Mark please continue to read.

Singing
Not only is Mark Anthony a talented singer of soul, jazz, Motown, disco, swing and reggae music, he also plays a variety of percussion instruments; including, bongos and rota toms. Mark cleverly combines these two elements of his talent into every live set, giving him the unique and exciting style he’s become famous for.

Mark’s powerful, soulful voice has enabled him to work in a wide variety of areas. As well as a solo career spanning 25 years, he has also been part of 10-piece band, The Parkinson Project; soul and funk band, The Persuaders; and has supported Kool and the Gang at London’s Hammersmith Apollo with the funk and blues band, Swagger.

In his solo appearances, Mark performs with self-produced backing tracks and live percussion; including his famous bongos! This unique mix of percussion and voice is what gets everyone on their feet and dancing!

Acting
Mark will appear in a new show at the Beccles Public Hall callled "Sweet Charity" in October 2012. He plays a pot smoking Preacher called Daddy Brubeck.

Mark made his acting debut in 2008, appearing in the musical theatre production of Buddy - the Buddy Holly Story.

Since then, Mark has appeared in the hit Broadway stage show, The Full Monty, at the Marina Theatre, Lowestoft and was so successful in his portrayal of the part of Noah ‘Horse’ T Simmons that he was asked to play the same role again in the Stamford Theatre production in April 2011.

TV
Mark is also no stranger to TV. In 2004, he beat 31,000 other hopefuls to appear on ITV’s Stars In Their Eyes, impersonating Lou Bega and singing his hit song Mambo No 5. This episode was watched by an estimated 8 million viewers.

Not only has Mark performed all over the UK, the Channel Islands and the Canary Islands, he’s also toured Holland and Germany, and even had a successful show on the Las Vegas strip!

Why not hire Mark for your event?

Mark is available to perform at private parties and corporate events. And, due to years of experience in pubs, clubs and at festivals, he’s an expert in getting people onto the dance floor! You can choose from short 1 hour sets, 2 sets of 1 hour each or 3 sets of 45 minutes.

Whether you’re hiring Mark as a solo performer or with his band, Funky Stuff, you’re in for a good night. Mark gives 100% to every performance and passes on a happy, feel-good vibe to everyone in the room.

Artists included in Mark Anthony's solo set lists are:
Stevie Wonder
Queen
UB40
Michael Jackson
Frank Sinatra
Hot Chocolate
Nat King Cole
Dean Martin
Kool and the Gang
Billy Ocean
Van Morrison
Amy Winehouse
Eddy Grant
Aswad
KC and the Sunshine Band

...and many more

To enquire about booking Mark or The Funky Stuff for your party or event, please email mark@markanthonybongoman.com or call Judy on +44 (0)1502 476 384 or 07966 366079.