Taking his influences from writers such as david ackles,allen ginsberg, randy newman, philip larkin, Jacques Brel, Pete Seeger, Warren Zevon,leonard cohen, henry reed and Jim Bowen (Bullseye!),Andy has performed in clubs across the UK, US and Europe. he has performed on bbc radio nationally and locally as well as on other stations in other countries, he often plays festivals around the UK and europe and in recent years travelled on a converted double decker bus, staging gigs, running workshops, writing and performing his songs. During this time he also toured with, and opened for, a wide range of artists/poets as well as writing musicals for schools, the most recent of which - The Butterfly Suite, was commissioned for the opening concert of the Lake District Holocaust centre. He continues to be a passionate and prolific artist. New music will appear on this site in 2018.