Sparrowlight is Andy Doonan, an accomplished musician and prolific songwriter, whose tracks have been recorded by the likes of legendary David Bowie producer Ken Scott, and have featured in several TV shows including Hollyoaks.

Performances are always with feeling, humour and honesty, and have gained praise from Radio 1's Tom Deacon and Kerrang!'s Alex Baker.

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Doonan is a versatile performer who plays cover versions of well known pop/rock/indie/folk songs, and is a reputed touring artist in his own right. His abilities have seen him play at prestigious venues and festivals, such as the London O2 Arena, Odsal Stadium, Chris Evans' Carfest, and many weddings and private corporate events. He has written bespoke songs for, and performed at many first dances.

Andy Doonan has played many BBC Introducing live sessions, and had his first National radio play in 2012 on Tom Robinson's BBC Radio 6 show. With over 16 years of performing experience, Sparrowlight has played with artists such as Toploader, The Hoosiers, and The Staves to name a few.

"It's sounding's about time you heard it!" - BBC Introducing (Alan Raw)

"A breath of fresh air" - Ken Scott (David Bowie producer)

"Real assured delivery. Looks very comfortable on stage. Reminded me of Bon Jovi!" BBC Radio 1 (Tom Deacon)

"Sweet guy! Great voice!" Kerrang! (Alex Baker)

"Beautiful melodies, pulling from pillar to post" BBC Introducing (Jericho Keys)

Fantastic! Shed Seven (Rick Witter)

Nice strong melodic pop ballads with a bit of balls about them, which is really refreshing! BBC Introducing (Jenny Ells)

One to watch Beyond Magazine

Songs were lovely, squeaky clean slices of pop that would undoubtedly spell chart success if bigger boy bands got their hands on them York Mix

Great strong vocals Live & Unsigned UK

Andy has a real set of pipes on him, with a seriously warm tone to it York Music Guide

Nice strong melodic pop ballads with a bit of balls about them, which is really refreshing! BBC Introducing (Jenny Ells)

"Semi acoustic, upbeat and memorable" BBC Radio 6 (Tom Robinson)

Sparrowlight, Selby

music type
Pop/Rock/Indie - Solo artist - Live cover music
available for
Any event including; Bar/Pub/Club, Events, Wedding, Party, Festival, Corporate,
Selby, North Yorkshire, YO8 6QE
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