Andrew De Silva
Andrew De Silva’s raw blend of R&;B Funk and Rock catapult him into a league of his own. Defying any boundaries set in the musical genres that he incorporates into his fresh fusions, De Silva’s music can’t be pigeonholed Andrew is a Self-taught multi-faceted artist whose talents extend in every creative direction possible.
Andrew De Silver – The Entertainer
Andrew De Silva’s history in the Australian music scene goes back further than most. Andrew’s career started professionally as front man and primary song-writer for Australian R&B group CDB at the age of 19 but being born into a musical family saw his musical education begin much earlier at the age of 8 years old. As part of CDB, Andrew De Silva received an ARIA for highest selling single Let’s Groove which went Platinum, while the subsequent album
Glide With Me achieved Gold Sales. In 2012 Andrew won the hearts of the Australian public taking out the winning title Australia’s Got Talent performing his original heartfelt songs
to the nation. Andrew has recently been the support for various acts including Mariah
Carey Eric Benet & Boys II Men. Andrew has a great reputation for his live performances with his amazing band playing the latest R&B hits by Pharrell ,Bruno Mars,Robin Thicke etc & also all the classic Soul & R&B favourites. As a performer Andrew’s live shows are not to be missed.His musicianship reflects wealth of experience performing at many live venues around the
Andrew De Silver – Experience
Andrew De Silva ‘s talents have been recognised internationally. He co-wrote the title track on Dwayne Wiggin’s(Toni Tony Tone) debut album and also featured on vocals.Considering the album also featured Santana,Hootie and the Blowfish,he was in extremely good company. Andrew has also written and worked with artists such as Tina Arena, Marcia Hines,Natalie Bassingthwaighte ,Dale Ryder and Jessica Mauboy to name a few.
Singer and songwriter of R&B group ‘CDB’, De Silva toured throughout Australia, New Zealand and Asia, leading them to accomplish great success, here and abroad. They opened shows for Boys II Men,Tina Arena,Desere’ and K-ci & Jo-jo to name a few.
Here are some recording highlights:
#1 hit single, ‘Let’s Groove’ – ’96 ARIA for highest selling single – PLATINUM(AUS & NZ)
Debut album ‘Glide With Me’ – PLATINUM
Debut single – ‘Hook Me Up’ – GOLD
Top 20 hits – ‘Hey Girl’, ‘Don’t Stop’, ‘Good Times’ and ‘Back Then’.
Andrew’s De Silva’s music is raw blend of funk r&b and rock.Forever evolving like all great music innovators one thing always stays the same…the raw emotion.
Seeing one of Andrew’s live gigs is a must. Always playing with Australia’s best musicians he is currently working with
Guitar : Simon Hosford (Little River Band,Men at Work,John Stevens, Headspace etc…)
Bass : Chris Bekker (John Stevens,Mark Seymour,Renee Geyer, Headspace etc )
Drums : John Salerno
Advice & Support
Andrew is a top class performer and has had may years of experience making every event her performs at a success.
Awards Nights, Cocktail events, Conferences, End of year break up party, Corporate Family Days, Festivals, School Fetes, Fundraiser events,
Gala Dinners, Product Launches, Sporting Events, Staff Christmas parties
Andrew De Silver Set List
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