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Live musician & licensed wedding officiant. From large banquets to intimate acoustic settings, I've been helping people celebrate special occasions since 2011. I have been touring NJ, NY, PA and DE the past four years, and am now settling back (and booking!) in the Jacksonville Area. I love what I do, and I'd love to help make your event unforgettable.
Andy is kind and talented. My couple had a small elopement with immediate family. Andy played guitar and sand her down the aisle and then married them! It was memorable to say the least.
Andy performed at our small house party. He played a good variety of music and has a great voice. His videos don't do him justice. Everyone enjoyed themselves and he was definitely one of the highlights of the evening. Plus, he was super enjoyable to work with. I would 100% book Andy again.
I am still receiving calls about how amazing Andy was last night! Not only was he talented, but he was super funny and great with our party guests of all ages. He made the party a success! Thank you so much!!
Andy did a wonderful job for my party Saturday. Such a great personality and my guests enjoyed his music. So happy I hired him
We hired Andy for our grand opening event for our business. He was very accommodating and the music was awesome!
Great time had by all
Andy is great. Was prompt, played the type of music that was requested, and was very helpful with some last minute issues. I highly recommend hiring Andy for any event requiring a DJ
Andy was on time and very interactive with our crowd. We Really Enjoyed him, He sounded great.
Andy was excellent entertainment. Definitely the highlight of our party. He was super easy to work with prior to event.
I was looking to have music for my wife’s 40th bday party. Andy came recommended by another musician. He was great and all the guests were very impressed. I would definitely recommend him and hire him again.
Response from Andy Jacobs:
Thanks Andy! Have a happy new year, and feel free to call me any time.
Awesome voice...great song selection...he is definently a "do over"!
Response from Andy Jacobs:
Thanks Charlie, I had a blast - Keep in touch!
We booked Andy for my daughter’s 25th birthday party, and he was very impressive! He even made the drive all the way down to Jacksonville. Talk about dedication! He played for the whole party and his voice was amazing the entire time! He even learned a couple John Dever songs for us by request. Highly recommend hiring Andy; he’s the best. Our party guests are still talking about his great voice!
Andy was awesome!!! We have a new bar with a great crowd and he fit right in! Great music and very talented! Thanks Andy!
Andy was a great performer and had my restaurant guests thanking me for a great experience
Andy added a great touch to my grandson Elliot 's first birthday BBQ/celebration. The music was just perfect for the occasion and the guests really seemed to enjoy it. I certainly would recommend Andy for your next party!
Andy was amazing and perfect for my sons 1st birthday. It was a casual BBQ/Pool party. Everyone enjoyed the light music while they relaxed and celebrated:)
Andy sang a wonderful variety of country and current day music. He has a beautiful voice and was complimented by many of my party guests. He was also very professional throughout booking, preparation and performing the event. My family highly recommends Andy Jacobs!
We hired Andy to sing at our casual outdoor pool party at the shore. All of the guests enjoyed the music and talked about how great he was after the party. The songs played were perfect for a casual event but we also had fun dancing along.
All of my guest loved Andy! He is an awesome singer and guitar player! He is so flexible, I really couldn't believe the lengths he went to for us! Since the party was held at an outdoor restaurant, I really didn't know what to do if the weather was bad. Andy was in contact with me the whole week before the party to see what we would do if the weather turned out bad. During the middle of the party the clouds started rolling in, and Andy actually re-set up all of his equipment under a canopy area and finished playing! He was unbelievable! He was very professional and I would definitely hire him for any future parties! Thank you Andy for making my husbands birthday awesome!
The music was awesome, the sound was impressive. We had an outdoor graduation picnic that besides the diploma, Andy was the big hit. I will definitely be hiring him again. Thanks Andy for making the graduation a very memorable day.
We booked Andy for a house party, and he did great! He was very professional and showed up an hour early to meet everyone and set up. He did great renditions to songs everyone knows and loves. He is an excellent guitar player and has a great voice. He had everyone singing along with him and dancing. We even asked him if he could stay an extra hour because everyone was having such a good time, and he was able to do so! Definitely book Andy for your next party if you want a good time!
Thank you so much for making my graduation/beer tasting party such a great success.Your music and singing was on point. You kept the party going all night and going above and beyond staying late after your shift was already over.. Everyone had such a great time...If we ever have another party your definitely tops on our list...If anyone needs a singer/guitarist look no further than Andy Jacobs...
I can't say enough about this young man. We have booked Andy for numerous cooperate events, his selection of covers never ceased to amaze our clients. He's professional, courteous and all ways on time. I think its only a mater of time before some talent scout scopes him up from us mere mortals. If you want the best, forget the rest. Book him today!
We hit the lottery when we booked Andy to play at our party! He communicated, confirmed times and details for the affair in advance. He arrived early and dressed professionally. He actually started player earlier than the arranged time.. which was fantastic. Great voice and musical skills. His variety of songs were greatly appreciated. Our guests loved him and so did we! I would highly recommend him for any occasion in a heart beat!!!!
I had the pleasure of working with Andy Jacobs for my boss' holiday party. I received a last minute request from my boss to find a guitarist/singer and I am so glad I came across Andy. He was very professional, prompt and extremely talented. He played an array of songs from all genres which pleased everyone in the crowd. I highly recommend Andy and I know we will be using him again for future events.
Andy was wonderful, had all his own equipment, and we all enjoyed his music. Everyone commented on what a nice job he did, and we would love to have him come back and bless us with his talents next year.
Andy did an amazing job at my son's baptism. He is extremely talented and very professional. He played a wide variety of music that we all enjoyed!! We definitely will hire andy again for another party! Thanks again!!!
Andy's performance was amazing. His music catalog and performance really made our fundraiser special. I'd recommend him to anyone looking for a versatile professional with strong performance skills. He brings a southern feel to many songs we all know and love - sounded terrific. We received rave reviews from attendees about the music.
What to Expect
Booking is quick and easy. A deposit is typically collected to hold your date - and then it's on the calendar. I'll arrive an hour early, set up my PA system and other gear (I use top of the line, professional BOSE audio equipment), do a sound check, and then perform! My usual performance consists of multiple 45-50min sets with a 10-15 min break. I can typically perform anywhere from 3 to 7 sets. Your guests will be WOW'd by my unique, yet familiar, covers from a wide range of genres including pop, country, reggae and oldies. I can perform quietly in the background - allowing guests to mingle, drink, eat and enjoy or be center stage and entertain. I'm very flexible, and do my best to accommodate requests.
I am licensed to officiate marriage ceremonies in the states of New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Florida.
“A native of Jacksonville, FL, Jacobs made his debut on the local music scene in 2011 with his debut album Mr Lawrence. Since then his dedicated following has seen him featured all over North Florida at venues such as Murray Hill Theatre, Riverside Arts Market, and the South GA Music Festival. A favorite at the Middleburg Community Theatre and Keystone Heights Local Market, his unique stylistic approach is evident in live performances, covering a variety of artists from Zac Brown Band, Jason Mraz and John Mayer to the classics of Roger Miller, Van Morrison, and Johnny Cash. Jacobs is now touring in NJ, NY, PA and DE after relocating to Central Jersey in early 2015. Quickly gaining prominence, he is a frequent at local bars, country clubs, and restaurants as well as corporate events, weddings and house parties. His latest album “Quarter Life Crisis”, entirely self-produced, is his best work to date - and on sale now!”
Additional Booking Notes
I use Bose Professional Audio equipment.
Past Booked Events
|March 26, 2021 • 4:00pm - 7:00pm||House Party|
|January 16, 2021 • 7:00pm - 11:00pm||Birthday Party|
|December 12, 2020 • 2:00pm - 4:30pm||Corporate Event|
|December 10, 2020 • 3:00pm - 5:30pm||Christmas Party|
|November 14, 2020 • 6:00pm - 10:00pm||Birthday Party|
|December 31, 2019–January 01, 2020 • 8:30pm - 12:30am||Birthday Party|
|November 08, 2019 • 6:00pm - 9:00pm||Cocktail Party|
|October 15, 2019 • 12:00pm - 12:30pm||Wedding Ceremony|
|August 10, 2019 • 8:00pm - 11:00pm||Birthday Party|
|December 29, 2018 • 7:00pm - 10:00pm||Birthday Party|
|November 10, 2018 • 7:00pm - 9:00pm||Birthday Party|
|October 19, 2018 • 7:00pm - 9:30pm||Birthday Party|
|August 25, 2018 • 4:30pm - 7:30pm||Birthday Party|
|May 26, 2018 • 11:00am - 12:00pm||Arts Festival - City of Perth Amboy|
|May 18, 2018 • 9:00pm - 11:55pm||PSC Perth Amboy (PUB)|
|April 06, 2018 • 9:00pm - 11:55pm||PSC Perth Amboy (PUB)|
|February 02, 2018 • 9:00pm - 11:55pm||PSC Perth Amboy (Pub)|
|December 16, 2017 • 5:00pm - 9:00pm||Private Party|
|October 29, 2017 • 9:00pm - 11:55pm||Halloween Party!|
|October 14, 2017 • 1:00pm - 2:00pm||Private Party|
|September 29, 2017 • 9:00pm - 11:00pm||Cocktail Party|
|September 14, 2017 • 5:00pm - 9:00pm||Galloping Hill's Golf Course|
|August 17, 2017 • 5:00pm - 9:00pm||Nightclub Event|
|August 13, 2017 • 2:00pm - 6:00pm||Pool Party - Forked River, NJ|
|July 16, 2017 • 3:00pm - 7:00pm||BBQ Party|
|July 08, 2017 • 1:00pm - 5:00pm||Birthday (Child)|
|November 19, 2016 • 10:00am - 1:00pm||2016 GTAMA College Scholarship Fundraiser|
|September 30, 2016 • 5:00pm - 8:00pm||Columbus Indoor Farmers Market|
|September 24, 2016 • 4:00pm - 7:00pm||Birthday (Adult)|
|August 05, 2016 • 6:00pm - 9:00pm||Fiddlers Elbow Country Club Bar/Grill Room|
|July 30, 2016 • 12:00pm - 4:00pm||Birthday (Adult)|
|July 23, 2016 • 1:00pm - 4:00pm||House Party|
|July 10, 2016 • 5:30pm - 8:30pm||Country Club Event - Fiddler's Elbow|
|July 09, 2016 • 6:30pm - 9:30pm||Birthday (Adult)|
|July 01, 2016 • 6:00pm - 10:00pm||Graduation|
|June 25, 2016 • 5:00pm - 8:00pm||Columbus Indoor Farmers Market|
|June 18, 2016 • 3:00am - 7:00am||Graduation|
|June 16, 2016 • 5:00pm - 8:00pm||Columbus Indoor Farmers Market|
|June 02, 2016 • 5:00pm - 8:00pm||Columbus Indoor Farmers Market|
|May 28, 2016 • 4:00pm - 7:00pm||House Party|
|May 26, 2016 • 5:00pm - 8:00pm||Columbus Indoor Farmers Market|
|May 21, 2016 • 3:00pm - 7:00pm||Graduation|
|May 19, 2016 • 5:00pm - 8:00pm||Columbus Indoor Farmers Market|
|April 22, 2016 • 5:00pm - 8:00pm||Columbus Indoor Farmers Market|
|February 13, 2016||Holiday Party (Other)|
|December 14, 2015 • 7:00pm - 8:00pm||Christmas Village @ Love Park - Philadelphia, PA|
|December 13, 2015 • 7:00pm - 8:00pm||Holiday Party - Manhattan, NY|
|December 12, 2015 • 7:00pm - 8:00pm||Private Party - Coplay, PA|
|December 11, 2015 • 7:00pm - 8:00pm||Holiday Party - Riverdale, NY|
|November 21, 2015 • 7:00pm - 8:00pm||2015 GTAMA College Scholarship Fundraiser|
|November 08, 2015 • 7:00pm - 8:00pm||Private Party @ Ria Mar Restaurant - South River, NJ|
|October 24, 2015 • 7:00pm - 8:00pm||Harvest & Artisan Festival - Raritan, NJ|
|October 20, 2015 • 7:00pm - 8:00pm||Wine & Beer Tasting@Massimo's - Robbinsville, NJ|
Depending on event type, set list could include range of originals and covers from:
Half of my Heart – John Mayer
Your Body is a Wonderland – John Mayer
Stop This Train – John Mayer
I’m Yours – Jason Mraz
Beautiful Mess – Jason Mraz
Come on Get Higher – Matt Nathanson
Count On Me – Bruno Mars
Lazy Song – Bruno Mars
Somebody That You Used To Know – Gotye
Island Song – Zac Brown Band
Chicken Fried – Zac Brown Band
Free – Zac Brown Band
When The Sun Goes Down – Kenny Chesney
Follow Me – Uncle Kracker
Wagon Wheel – Old Crowe Medicine Show
Little Lion Man – Mumford and Sons
Breakeven – The Script
Waiting in Vain – Bob Marley & The Wailers
Stir It Up – Bob Marley & The Wailers
Redemption Song – Bob Marley
Don’t Worry Be Happy – Bobby McFerrin
Angel - Shaggy
Somewhere Over the Rainbow - Israel Kamakawiwo'ole
Stand By Me – Ben E. King
Lean on Me – Bill Withers
Here Comes The Sun – The Beatles
I Saw Her Standing There – The Beatles
Imagine – John Lennon
Mr Tamborine Man – Bob Dylan
La Bamba – Ritchie Valens
Folsom Prison Blues - Johnny Cash
King of the Road - Roger Miller
That's Alright - Elvis Presley
Hounddog - Elvis Presley
Influences & Inspiration
Zac Brown Band, John Mayer, Jason Mraz, Ace Winn, Johnny Cash, Roger Miller
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