Broadstairs Bandstand

Andrew Galligan Brilliant musician and his content of songs bring back a lot of memories. An enjoyable afternoon on Wednesday and Friday 1pm to 4pm

Nora McCarthy - Great music, very enjoyable afternoon x
Patricia Russell - Saw him , he’s great x

Audience - Broadstairs Bandstand

Broadstairs Bandstand - July 2023

"I had the privilege to bring 3 coach loads of over 60’s to your town on Wednesday and we all had a lovely day. We particularly enjoyed the music from Nick Kelly on the bandstand while waiting for our coaches to return to take us home,  Regards Jackie Pell - Mayor of Halstead"

Visitor to Broadstairs Bandstand

Birchington United Services Club

 Nick, great night last night good to talk to you,and see a large crowd in ,and your choice of songs was excellent........loved the slide playing as well, look forward to seeing you soon , Jeff

Jeff Pomroy - Member BUSC

Dover Ladies Luncheon Club

Here is a link to the Club's website. I think the photos capture the joy of the ladies as you performed. We thoroughly enjoyed ourselves, you got us singing and dancing, a wonderful afternoon, looking forward to seeing you again

committee member
Ladies Luncheon Club

Margate Bowls Club

Hi Nick. Thank you for last night it was amazing and we all had a great time. Looking forward to booking you for our Christmas party,   Helen xx

Committee - Margate Bowls Club

Grove Green Community Hall - Maidstone Kent

From David the organiser ....Well Done, Nick.  Entertainment was superb - A new member also liked you !!

From Rita - member ..... Wow. What a fantastic meeting ,thoroughly enjoyed every minute with Nick Kelly he was superb ,I just did not want his playing to end. Thank you.


committee / organisers in Group

Music at The Curve, The Clock Tower Marina, Dover

You, Nick, are very entertaining and talented Sir... thanks for coming to the Marina Curve, Dover, on Sunday.. Hope you come again... Linda and Martin.

Martin & Linda Turner

Dad's 100th Birthday Party

Thank you so much from me, my sister and all the family for making dad's party such a great evening. The music was pitched perfectly for the occasion and he said he had the time of his life!!!!

Host - Jackie - Daughter

The Bandstand, Broadstairs, Kent

Saw Nick in Broadstairs last week ,he is so talented .... great show he gave along by the sea great day ,,,,

Julie Walker - Visitor


Was completely gob smacked after seeing Nick perform for the first time. Great musician and singer and so versatile. And a very nice man as well, has everything for every one to enjoy.
Tony -


Beltinge Gardener's Society

Thank you so much Nick for giving us a fabulous evening at our Christmas Party, you went over and above our expectations to ensure we had a lovely evening, it was excellent !!

Mick - Organiser

Birchington United Services Club

Wow !! Duck Soup left us speechless with his talent, so versatile and so talented, what a fabulous evening

D&P - Entertainment Committee

Folkestone Bowls Club - Meal & Music Evening

Thank you Duck Soup for a wonderful evening packed with excellent music and entertainment, what a great night !!!

Member & Guest

TS Fervent Bulldog Association Ramsgate

I just want to say thank you for helping to make our night the success it was last night. Feedback from my members is all good. Natalie, the lady that dragged me on to the dance floor said ‘’you can’t beat a bit of Irish’’ so , good call on Nick’s part, your an excellent entertainer. Thank you so much

The Sportsman, Sholden

Wow what Can I say about today. Duck Soup covered due to a cancellation. We have not heard of him before until today. what a Amazing Guitarists / Singer overall Entertainer.
Thank you Nick Kelly.

Landlady - The Sportsman

The Kings Head, Hythe

What a wonderful afternoon being entertained by the talented Nick Kelly, he played a variety of  songs and got us all singing, a good session, happy times, well done

Steve & Tina

Broadstairs Bandstand 2021

I saw Nick Kelly on Friday at the bandstand on Friday at Broadstairs he is amazing and such a talented man thoroughly enjoyed my afternoon,knew all the songs can’t wait for next Friday bring it on well done Nick xx

Ian Judy Thorpe

Private Garden Party - Robertsbridge

Nick, thank you so much for your entertainment at our garden party, you were fantastic, interacted so well with all of the guests and it was so lovely you allowed the children to join in with their toy guitars. You are sure a first class entertainer so talented and professional too, see you next year !!!

Dr Amelia

Loved your gig at Broadstairs, Nick!

Nick is a brilliant guitarist who played a great set. Best of all was his British Rock and Roll stuff -Shadows, early Beatles etc. Really worth seeing!

Paul Stocks

The Bandstand Broadstairs

I've seen him a few times.very entertaining 👍

support team - Royal British Legion

The Bandstand - Broadstairs

great music at the Bandstand today. thank you! really enjoyed it.!

Sue Batchelor

The Star Inn - St Mary in the Marsh

Great gig at the star yesterday, loved the Peter Green tribute, well done

Peter Saxon

Dementia Support Services

What an amazing afternoon we had today. It melted our hearts seeing so many people having fun. Staff from care homes took the time to bring people along who danced the afternoon away. Can’t wait for the next dance, Thank you Nick you are so talented and your choice of music suited all

Events - Activities Organiser

Camber Country Club Xmas Party

what a great evening, playing a variety of songs, including Xmas songs, such a talented man and he sure can entertain, creating such a good party atmosphere and getting everyone up to dance and join in. Looking forward to booking him for my Birthday Party !

Camber Country Club

The Bandstand at Broadstairs, Kent

Hi Nick. We plug your bandstand gigs every week on our radio programme and today we finally saw you. Really enjoyed what you did. Impressive range of styles - all of which went down well with this part of the 'old-looking' audience! All the best, James

James - Radio Presenter
Radio Presenter

Blakes of Dover

Thank you for a lovely Sunday afternoon, eating a lovely roast dinner and chilling out listening to your music, could not ask for a better afternoon, your choice of music was perfect for the diners, thank you

Nicky - Diner

Sturry Over 50's Club

first time at our club, What a fabulous evening, an amazing musician and entertainer, where has he been hiding, will look forward to Nick coming back

Pete / Organiser

Dulwich, London

Thank you Nick for a wonderful evening, you played such a variety of music, but particularly the 50's & 60's, your talented performance of the songs turned the clock back in time and bought back such happy memories of those year.

Club Member

Broadstairs, Kent

This guy is an amazing guitar player. I hope he decides to play at my local...Belle Vue Pegwell. Shads... Gary Moore... Eric... True class music and he covers them skillfully.

visitor to Broadstairs

Westgate Golf Club, Kent

A brilliant and talented entertainer, a variety of music for everyone, thanks for a great afternoon


Tynwald Nursing Home, Hythe

Thank you Nick for a lovely afternoon, your interaction with your audience is so professionally conducted and you allow them to join in and sing a long, we all had an enjoyable afternoon

Activities organiser

Westgate Social Club

A Fabulous entertainer, a talented musician who is so versatile with his music, thank you for a great Wednesday afternoon, Brilliant !

member / committee
Westgate Social Club

Hoo Village Institute Social Club

A excellent evening, such a talented entertainer with a wide variety of music, can't wait for his return to our club.

member / committee
Hoo Social Club

The Dog House Micro Pub, Smeeth

What a talented player on the acoustic guitar, our very own "Human Juke Box", you name it, Nick can play it ! thanks for a superb night

The Dog House Micro Pub

Sydenham NYE party

Thank you Nick for a wonderful New Year's Eve, it was fabulous, especially you playing the Irish Tenor Banjo, overall a great night and a variety of great music !

Sydenham Club

Christmas Party - The Caterham BC

Thank you Nick for a wonderful Christmas Party, great music and you kept us all dancing, a fabulous evening

The Caterham BC

Red Lion, Snargate

A fabulous afternoon having a sing-a-long with Nick Kelly playing totally live acoustic. He gets his audience to join in and have great fun, such an enjoyable afternoon, thanks Nick !


Teston, Kent

Such a professional and talented entertainer his music is so versatile there is something for everyone, Irish music too.

Teston - Entertainment Committee

Age UK Dover

Thank you Nick for your lovely music and especially your interaction with the audience, you get them all to join in and sing a long with you

Age Uk

Birthday Party / Herne Bay

What an awesome entertainer, excellent guitarist. Great taste of music especially the Irish music, what a talented man !

Dave & Emma
Herne Bay

Lister Court, Dover

Thank you Nick for a wonderful afternoon you gave us at our Community BBQ/Garden Party, your wide variety of music suited all. A talented musician and an excellent entertainer all in one performer, the best, highly recommended

Lister Court

The Varne Social Club , Greatstone

What a fabulous afternoon with Duck Soup, he sure can play that guitar, so impressive. Look forward to seeing him here again.

The Varne

Aylesham Bowls Presentation Evening

Thank you Nick for your talented entertainment and variety of music , you gave us another excellent evening


St Patrick's Day - Irish Community Ashford

Thank you for a fabulous evening Nick, you were brilliant, fantastic, our community had a lovely evening and hope you can join us next year !

host - Kate

80th Birthday Party

Thank you Nick for your entertainment at my 80th Birthday Party, you were brilliant and my guests had a wonderful evening, they are a bit tired now with all of the dancing, you played such a variety of music and was loved by all at The Royal Marines Association, Deal

Betty, host

Horsham Society

Thank you for an excellent evening Nick, you are the perfect musician and entertainer in one so made a great evening for all.

Paul & Jenny - organisers
Horsham Society

Le Bistro - No Name Shop Sandwich

thank you Nick for a superb evening, you are a very talented man playing your acoustic guitar, performing a wide variety of songs that suited all, look forward to seeing you again

John - party Host
John - Party Host

Diabetes UK Group

Thank you Nick for such an enjoyable evening and we much loved your great guitar playing and singing, you covered such a variety of songs that was liked by all.

Diabetes Uk Group


Great talent, we had a wonderful time - from Jasmine Chong

Rayleigh, Essex

New to our Club, what a talented man, so versatile, he kept us dancing all night, looking forward to his return, thank you Nick for a wonderful evening

committee member
committee member

The Bandstand, Broadstairs

We are new to the area, just moved here and we came to the Bandstand and stayed all afternoon listening to you. You took our breathe away with your talent playing a variety of acoustic music   You gave us such an enjoyable afternoon, we will be back to see you again.

Alan & Margaret
Alan & Margaret

Eltham, London

What a brilliant night, such a talented guy and played such a variety of music, loved the Irish music. Had a great evening

Club member
club member

Golden Wedding Anniversary

Dear Nick, many, many thanks for a brilliant night on Saturday, everybody loved your music & could not stop talking about it the next day. It certainly made our Golden Wedding Celebrations a night to remember.  Cheers,  Roger & Heather

R.M.A Deal

First time here, so Versatile,  so Talented,  great interaction with his audience, had a wonderful evening with such a variety of music,  highly recommended

Committee Member

Littlebourne Club

Such a talented musician playing a variety of music for everyone. Had the audience dancing and singing, what a fabulous entertainer, will be booking him back !


St Patrick's Day - Bexley Heath

Thank you Nick for a fabulous evening, your performance and versatility of music was excellent. A great evening enjoyed by all.


Sundridge Park, Kent

What a talented man, a brilliant evening of such variety, hope to see him back here soon !

Club Member

65th Birthday Celebration

Thank you Nick for your great performance at my 65th Birthday Party, it was a very enjoyable evening

Dave / Sandwich

Belvedere Club, Kent

Hi Nick,  I saw you perform at the Belvedere club, I must say I was impressed and would like you to do our Party in the summer

Don, Club Member

Woking, Surrey

Great Music, with such a variety to suit everyone. Talented Entertainer, kept the audience dancing and singing all night. A great guy, well done Nick and thanks for a great NYE party ! see you next year

Colin - Committee

Camber Country Club

A fabulous evening enjoyed by all. Good music, a variety of country and Rock n Roll, our members and their guests danced all night, booked him again for next year

Terry - Organiser

Horsham, Sussex

Thank you Nick for entertaining us at our Christmas Party. Your talent and your music made everyone's evening so enjoyable. It was such an honour to have your company for the evening. Looking forward to you entertaining us in the Summer

Jan - Organiser HHS

Bekesbourne Care Home

Amazing talented Nick has, his variety of instruments and music kept our residents and their visitors well entertained. Nick's interaction with his audience is so professional, he involves them all to sing and join in. Excellent

Events Organiser

Red Lion, Snargate

Thank you so much for such a lovely lunch time, so talented on the acoustic guitar with a variety of music, enjoyed by all, staff and customers


The Abbot's Fireside, Elham, Kent

A wonderful evening with such pleasant and talented acoustic music, a good variety played so well.  Enjoyed by diners, staff and Hotel residents. Look forward to you coming back again


Chestfield Nursing Home

Thank you Nick for a lovely afternoon, your choice of music was enjoyed by all, Staff, Residents and Visitors. It was so nice to see how you involved the residents with your music and entertainment, it was so therapeutic for them. Well Done !

social co-ordinator

Teston, Kent

A brilliant evening with such a variety of music and such talent. Look forward to you coming back in 2017

committee member

The Royal Hotel, Great Yarmouth

A very talented and versatile entertainer, an honour to have him entertain at our Hotel, a fantastic evening, thank you

The Royal Hotel

The Britannia, Margate

It is so true what every one is saying, this guy is brilliant, so entertaining, excellent, can't wait to book him back


Totton, Southampton

So good to have you back at our club. Absolutely brilliant, a fabulous evening enjoyed by all, especially the "Charleston" dancers. Cannot wait for you to come back


Devizes, Wiltshire

What an honour to have such a talented musician entertain at our club. Look forward to your return.

entertainments committee

Farrington Gurney, Bristol

Thanks for making your way across the country to entertain us. Your performance was excellent, playing such a variety of music, electric and acoustic. Would like you to come back again for our festival next year.


Canterbury Club

What an impressive guitar player and his choice of music was excellent, a great night had by all

musican / member
Canterbury Club

Luckley House, Wye

Thank you for a lovely evening at luck ley house wye Ashford see you in August liked all music that you played especially 🎸 on guitar hank is proud of you

michael Paine

Wye, Kent

Thank you so much for bringing such wonderful entertainment to our Community. You are such an excellent entertainer and we all enjoyed ourselves. Such a variety of music and instruments played, especially the George Formby Ukulele ! A very pleasant evening.

Community Member

Horsmonden Village

A great entertainer playing such a variety of music and played it well too, so talented. Looking forward to Duck Soup returning to our club

Committee member

50th Wedding Anniversary - New Romney, Kent

Thank you for Saturday, all of our guests were very complementary about Duck Soup, they said that it made a very pleasant change to the Disco's they find at such gatherings and your choice of music suited everyone.

Brian & Janet

Crayford Club

Such a talent musician, totally took our breath away with his guitar playing, a brilliant entertainer too ! Look forward to you coming back later in the year

Committee member

Ashford International Club

What a Hero ! such a fantastic guitar player and his variety of music was excellent, so entertaining. We all had a brilliant evening, come back again soon

Club member

Residential Care Home, Dover

Nick brought much enjoyment and his music was very therapeutic to our residents. He interacts well and involves them in his singing. A lovely afternoon enjoyed by staff, residents and visitors. Nick will be a regular at our Home and look forward to our sing-a-longs. Thank You Nick

Sandwich, Kent

His versatile acoustic music brought such enjoyment to our Boxing Day diners. A good variety of music and  excellent playing on various instruments. Fabulous entertainer, will certainly book him again.

Belvedere, Kent

Full of such inspiration, talent and passion to please his audience.  Gave us all a fulfilled evening, played such a variety of music.  Highly recommended

Belvedere, Kent

Caterham, Surrey

What a lovely charismatic man, very talented and played all styles of music to suit everyone. We all had a fabulous evening and cannot wait to have to back at our club again, Thank You.

Caterham, Surrey

The Prince Albert, Broadstairs

An amazing acoustic guitar player, brilliant !

The Prince Albert, Broadstairs

Funeral Wake - Ivychurch

Your acoustic music was the best I have ever heard, especially your banjo playing, so pleasant for the occasion and just what was requested. Thank you so much for your lovely music on such a sad occasion.

Woking Club

What a great night we all had, Cannot wait for you to come back !

Committee Member


Another great afternoon at our Drink, Drop, Doss Rally. Full of variety and such talent. Thanks Bruv, see you next year !

DDD member


A great evening, you sure have added a new lease of life to our Sunday evening entertainment. Thank you for a lovely evening of such variety, enjoyed by all



Great to have you at our Club, your talent leaves us speechless, thank you for a fab evening with such a variety of music, see you again

Member, Newchurch

Birthday Party

Thank you so much Nick for a lovely birthday party, you made our evening so special and everyone enjoyed your music, it was brilliant.

Wendy, Cuxton

Ashford, Kent

Great to have you back at our club, you gave us a brilliant night, full of fabulous entertainment and great music, dont leave it too long before you come back again

Club Member

Hop and Huffkin

What a pleasant evening, dining and listening to such talent on a acoustic guitar and lovely songs being sung and played. Credit to you and hope to see you again sometime

Hop and Huffkin

Betteshanger Kent

Great to have you back , a very enjoyable evening, such a talented man.

committee member
Betteshanger Club

The Rotary Club

Good to meet you last night Nick and to hear your considerable talents and virtuosity, a very enjoyable evening. Thank You

The District Governor, Rotary International

50th Birthday Party - Snargate

A splendid evening, full of great acoustic entertainment, a very talented musician

party guest

Maidstone, Kent

Great Music, such a variety, I have never danced so much on  a Sunday Afternoon, what a lovely afternoon, cannot wait for you to come back to our club

Club Member

100th Birthday Party, Birchington

Thank you Nick for such fabulous entertainment at the party, your  variety of music suited all the guests , a great entertainer

Shirley - Party Host

Rural Past Times - Sedlescombe

What a fab weekend, great music, great entertainment, such a talented guy, very enjoyable, our own Glastonbury !

Rural Past Times Charity

Belvedere, Kent

Excellent evening, a great entertainer, played all sorts for everyone, look forward to having you back !

committee member

Royal Tunbridge Wells

A Splendid evening, lots of dancing, fabulous entertainment, thank you Nick

member - Tunbridge Wells

Margate, Kent

This guy sure can play, great afternoon, great music


Shownite, Sidcup, Kent

What a brilliant shownite, fabulous music, great entertainment, lovely evening


New Milton, Hampshire

A very pleasant evening with a wide variety of music, a very talented man !

club member

Longfield, Kent

Excellent entertainer, brilliant, a fabulous evening

club member

Dartford, Kent

What a brilliant entertainer, he can sure play that guitar ! a great night, Thanks

member - Dartford

Eltham London

An excellent Entertainer and a good variety of music, had a great sunday night

member- Eltham

Sidcup Kent

An enjoyable afternoon, excellent entertainer, very talented musician played music for all

Committee member - Sidcup Club

Wedding Reception, Eastry

A fabulous entertainer, played such a variety of music, highly recommended.

Guest at Reception

R B L Minster

You have added a new lease of life to our club on a Sunday Afternoon, look forward to your return.

member - RBL Minster

Garden Party / BBQ

It was a good afternoon at our BBQ party, Nick certainly kept us entertained, it was spot on ! wish you could have stayed later, we will be booking Nick again next year, Rgds Graham

Graham Woodstock


Nick played for us on Friday evening,  it was a supper evening, he really is a very talented man!

Sue Biddenden Tractorfest

Nick rocks!

He is fab !  excellent musician

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