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Becki Fishwick – Wedding Singer
Becki first took to the stage as a 6 year old starring in her school nativity, and has loved performing ever since.
At the age of 20 Becki moved overseas to work for Thomas Cook, entertaining holidaymakers in large cabaret shows around the Mediterranean.
Returning to the UK in 2008, Becki performed as a solo covers act for local venues in Barrow-in-Furness, then joining the popular soul and Motown band ‘Heart and Soul’.
After moving to Manchester in 2010 to pursue her solo career further, Becki was asked to sing for Mary Portas’ party in Manchester’s House of Fraser.
In 2013 Becki pursued her dream job singing on a cruise liner, visiting Belgium, Norway and the Caribbean, singing in large musical productions and performing her very own cabaret to up to 1500 passengers.
Becki moved back to Barrow-in-Furness in 2014 and has been extremely busy performing as an event and wedding singer. Offering several musical options, from a ‘Soul and Motown night’, a ‘Vintage Cabaret performance’ and an ‘Acoustic Session’. Becki’s performances are suited to all occasions.
Becki also received a Grade 8 Distinction in Rock and Pop Vocals, which she is very proud of.
Becki has become a vintage enthusiast over the years and loves to bring a touch of 40’s, 50’s or 60’s style and glamour to her performances.
Becki’s musical inspirations include Paloma Faith, Imelda May and Amy Winehouse and grew up listening to classics such as Dusty Springfield, Aretha Franklin, Patsy Cline, Etta James and Janis Joplin and other soulful voices.
In Feb 2016 Becki organised and starred in an Amy Winehouse tribute evening raising money and awareness for the Amy Winehouse foundation, performing all of Amys hits with an 8 piece live band, the event was a huge success and sold out at local large music venue, The Nines in Barrow in Furness. In 2015 Becki performed at many Vintage events including the Retro Rendevous weekend in Ulverston, The Mid century Market in Camden, London and performing at several Rock n Roll events with a live band.
Becki has worked closely with some fantastic local hotels and companies including The Grange Hotel, Grange over Sands, The Belsfield, Laura Ashley hotel, in Bowness, The Abbey House, Barrow and Chequers, Dalton at their weddings and private events, at Costa Coffee live music evenings and most recently Becki sang for Soap and Glory at Manchester University ‘She’s the Business’ event. Becki also provides entertainment for big corporate businesses such as BAE, James Fisher, Furness Building Society.
In 2018 Becki hit a career highlight and played at the huge festival Kendal Calling, after Tim Burgess of The Charlatans discovered her retro covers of their songs, loved them so much that they booked her to perform. Becki return to Kendal Calling 2019 and will also be forming a choir there too.
Becki has opened her own Singing Studio called Be.vocal in Barrow, providing singing lessons and workshops for the local community. She sold out her summer bootcamps, and plans too have many more holiday clubs this year. Be.vocal is looking forward to being involved with local schools and putting on shows in the area this year, to raise money for local charities and give children a platform to perform and be happy, already raising over £1000 in 2017 for MIND, Costa Foundation, Manchester Arena Victims, Foodbank, Tigerlily trust and Animal welfare.
You can catch Becki perform at Odd Frog, Barrow and Baha, Bowness over 2019. also be involved in some exciting music festivals and vintage themed festivals and events this year all info will be posted on her facebook and twitter too.
If you are interested in booking, email me to book or enquire.