Barb Cheron

Guitar from Bonita Springs, FL - Will travel up to 90 miles
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About
Barb Cheron is an experienced guitarist in the Naples area.
She has a vast repertoire including jazz, blues, oldies, Latin, soul, rock, pop, contemporary beach-themed & more.
Whatever your needs, Barb will happily customize her playlist to exceed expectations.

Originally from Madison, Wisconsin, Barb was a staple on the Madison music scene.
She was honored with 3 Madison Area Music Awards (MAMAs).
With over 26 years of entertaining audiences, Barb has performed
at a countless array of venues. Below is a sampling:

- Naples Hilton
- Quail West Golf & Country Club
- Hyatt Regency Coconut Point Resort and Spa
- 5th Avenue for Courtelis Company (Naples)
- Windstar on Naples Bay Country Club (Naples)
- Olde Hickory Golf & Country Club (Fort Myers)
- Gulf Shore Boulevard Condominiums (Naples)
- The Moorings Country Club (Naples)
- Pelican Isle Yacht Club (Naples)
- Maple Bluff Country Club (Madison, WI)
- Jackie Morelisse BouTeak at Miromar Design Center (Estero)
- Monona Terrace (Madison, WI)
- Madison Club (Madison, WI)
- The Edgewater Hotel (Madison, WI)

Also, numerous events, including:

- Weddings / Graduations
- Private Parties
- Corporate Functions
- Fundraisers
- Campus Events / Homecoming Galas
- Cocktail Hours
- Restaurants
- Festivals
- And, much more including private performances for notable dignitaries, including a United States Senator and a Gubernatorial Candidate!

Before moving to Naples, Barb trained at the Wisconsin Conservatory of Music. She also studied with renowned jazz guitarists throughout Wisconsin. Barb added to her jazz chops by completing many courses at the Jimmy Bruno Guitar Institute. She studied classical guitar with Professor Javier Calderon at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

"Barb's an amazing guitarist, and the band was great. She clearly brings the other musicians together, and she brought fresh interpretation and meaning to old standards. I have also seen her perform solo, and her technical skill and musicianship is just superb. A thoroughly enjoyable performance." ~ Tara Ayres (Festival Performance)

"Barb provided the perfect blend of music for our cocktail party! She seemed to know exactly what kind of songs the audience would appreciate. Everyone who attended gave her rave reviews. I highly recommend her, and I would definitely hire her again!" ~ Cindie Adams (Cocktail Party)

"I have followed Barb Cheron for some time and continue to be amazed by her superb tone and the overall quality of her music. She is a great entertainer and a true professional." ~ Sally K (Private Party)

Barb also has a vocal/guitar duo and trio.

In addition, Barb is passionate about giving back!

Examples of previous charitable work, include:
Agrace
Assisted Living Organizations
Disability Pride Festival
Home Concerts for the Elderly
Hospice
Hospitals
Pet Adoption Events
Red Cross
Wisconsin Council of the Blind & Visually Impaired
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10+ GigMasters Bookings
Responds quickly to client requests
One of the most outstanding GigMasters members for 2018!
One of the most outstanding GigMasters members for 2015!

Corporate Function

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I can't wait to book Barb again for one of our professional events. Music was wonderful and she was extremely professional (and well dressed!). Thank you Barb!

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Barb Cheron’s Response:

It was a pleasure performing at your event, Susan. Thank you for the kind review.

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Private Party

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She was perfect for our party!

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Barb Cheron’s Response:

Thank you, David. I thoroughly enjoyed meeting you and Debbie. It was my pleasure to perform for your holiday party.

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Wedding

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We hired Barb and her singer to play at our wedding on Captives island last weekend, Barb played on the beach for the ceremony and then we moved to the reception room, we were very pleased as they accommodated all our requests and were very gracious, just what we needed! Also, throughout the process Barb was very professional and responsive to all of our questions. Thank you so much! Marc and Sara

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Barb Cheron’s Response:

It was my pleasure performing for such a wonderful couple on your special day. I enjoyed meeting you; best wishes! Barb

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Cocktail Party

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We couldn’t have made a better choice then to have Barb play our grand opening! Great song selections, volume was never to high or to low. I can’t wait until our next event to have her back. Book her, you won’t be disappointed!

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Barb Cheron’s Response:

Thank you, J.R. It was truly my pleasure playing for your Grand Opening! I enjoyed meeting you and members of your staff. :) Barb

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Birthday Party (Adult)

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Barb was a delight to work with. Very responsive when I communicated with her and she did a great job of having the type of music my husband enjoys. All of our guests at the party also enjoyed her music and said it added a very nice touch to the event. I would definitely hire her again.

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Barb Cheron’s Response:

Thank you for the nice review, Lisa. It was my pleasure performing for Ken's birthday party and meeting you!

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Event

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Barb was delightful to work with!

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Barb Cheron’s Response:

Thank you for the review, Christine. It was my pleasure performing at your event! Barb

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Birthday Party (Adult)

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My family and I, enjoyed her performance, definitely I recommend Barb to my friends. I will say thank you Barb for such as wonderful time!

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Barb Cheron’s Response:

Hi Deccy, It was my pleasure performing for your family. Thank you for the opportunity to share my passion for the guitar! Barb

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Holiday Party

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Barb Cheron is an amazing talent and we received numerous compliments from our guests about both the music and her delivery. She was very professional and engaging and we look forward to bringing her back to play at future events.

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Private Party

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Words cannot describe what a pleasure it was to work with Barb Cheron on the music for my party. Barb's level of professionalism is beyond compare. She collaborated with me on a playlist, arrived well in advance of the performance to ensure everything was properly set up before my guests arrived and then she went on to deliver a "WOW" performance that went far beyond my expectations. My guests and I had a wonderful time and I received many compliments about the music. Please do not hesitate to hire Barb. She is an extraordinary professional and a true talent!!

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Celebration

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We hired Barb for a special holiday celebration and were so glad we did! Her musicality is exquisite and everyone just loved her performance. We strongly recommend her and will definitely book her again for future celebrations.

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PAST EVENTS
FUTURE EVENTS
GIGMASTERS VERIFIED BOOKING
2019
Nov
19
Corporate Function
Naples, FL
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
2019
Nov
26
Club Event
Estero, FL
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
2019
Jun
28
Birthday Party (Adult)
Marco Island, FL
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
2019
Apr
10
Community Event
Naples, FL
3:30 PM - 6:00 PM
2019
Feb
28
Corporate Function
Naples, FL
4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
2018
Dec
16
Private Party
Naples, FL
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
2018
Nov
17
Wedding
Captiva, FL
4:30 PM - 8:30 PM
2018
Oct
4
Cocktail Party
Fort Myers, FL
4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
2018
Mar
6
Event
Fort Myers, FL
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
2018
Jan
13
Birthday Party (Adult)
Fort Myers, FL
6:30 PM - 7:00 PM
2017
Dec
27
Holiday Party
Naples, FL
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
2017
Jun
24
Wedding
Sarasota, FL
5:30 PM - 6:00 PM
2016
Nov
17
Naples Preserve
Naples, FL
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
2016
Nov
10
Private Party
Naples, FL
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Agua De Beber
Antonio-Carlos Jobim
Ain't Misbehavin'
Fats Waller
Ain't No Sunshine
Bill Withers
All About The Bass
Meghan Trainor
All of Me
Gerald Marks
Angel Eyes
Matt Dennis
Autumn Leaves
Joseph Kosma
Besame Mucho
Consuelo Velazques
Bewithched
Richard Rodgers
Black Magic Woman
Santana
Brown Eyed Girl
Van Morrison
Bye Bye Blackbird
Ray Henderson
Can't Feel My Face
The Weekend
Cantaloupe Island
Herbie Hancock
Caravan
Duke Ellington
Come Rain Or Come Shine
Harold Arlen
Come Together
The Beatles
Copacabana
Barry Manilow
Deed I Do
Hirsch-Rose
Dindi
Antonio Carlos Jobim
Do Nothin' Til You Hear From Me
Duke Ellington
Don't Get Around Much Anymore
Duke Ellington
Don't Know Why I Didn't Come
Norah Jones
Eight Days A Week
Beatles
Fever
Davenport-Cooleu
Fly Me To The Moon
Bart Howard
Forest Flower
Charles Lloyd
Freddie Freeloader
Miles Davis
Gentle Rain
Luiz Bonfa
Georgia On My Mind
Hoagy Carmichael
Girl From Ipanema
Antonio-Carlos Jobim
Give Me One Reason
Tracy Chapman
God Bless The Child
Billie Holiday
Good Morning Heartache
Drake-Fisher-Higginbotham
Happy
Pharrelll
Hard Day's Night
Beatles
Hello
Adele
Hello Dolly
Carol Channing
Here's That Rainy Day
Jimmy Van-Heusen
Hotel California
Eagles
How Insensitive
Antonio-Carlos Jobim
I Can See Clearly Now
Johnny Nash
I Got It Bad
Duke Ellington
I Left My Heart In San Francisco
Tony Bennett
I Shot The Sherriff
Bob Marley
In A Sentimental Mood
Duke Ellington
It's Only A Paper Moon
Ella Fitzgerald
It's Too Late
Carol King
Killing Me Softly With His Song
Roberta Flack
Lady is a Tramp
Richard Rodgers
Let's Stay Together
Al Green
Love Me Tender
Elvis Presley
Making Whoopee
Walter Donaldson
Margaritaville
Jimmy Buffet
Mas Que Nanda
Jorge Ben
Mean To Me
Billie Holiday
Moondance
Van Morrison
Moonlight In Vermont
Karl Suessdorf
My Funny Valentine
Richard Rodgers
Nature Boy
Eden Ahbez
Night And Day
Cole Porter
Nights in White Satin
Moody Blues
No Woman, No Cry
Bob Marley
Nostalgia In Times Square
Charles Mingus
On Broadway
Mann-Weil-Stoller-Leiber
On The Sunny Side Of The Street
Jimmy McHugh
One Note Samba
Antonio-Carlos Jobim
Oyo Como Va
Tito Puente
Put On A Happy Face
Tony Bennett
Red, Red Wine
UB40
Respect
Aretha Franklin
Rock Me Baby
B.B. King
Rude
Magic
Samba De Orfeu
Luiz Bonfa
Satin Doll
Strayhorn-Ellington
Sentimental Journey
Doris Day
Shadow Of Your Smile
Johnny Mandel
Sitting On The Dock Of The Bay
Otis Redding
Softly As In A Morning Sunrise
Sigmund Romberg
Spooky
Dusty Springfield
Summertime
George Gershwin
Sunny
Bobby Hebb
Superstar
The Carpenters
Sweet Caroline
Neil Diamond
Sweet Georgia Brown
Pinkard-Casey-Bernie
Swingen Shepherd Blues
Natalie Cole
The Look of Love
Burt Bacharach
The Thrill Is Gone
Ray Henderson
There Will Never Be Another You
Harry Warren
They Can't Take That Away From Me
George Gershwin
This Masquerade
Leon Russell
Unforgettable
Nat King Cole
Walk On By
Dionne Warwick
Wave
Antonio-Carlos Jobim
When Sunny Gets Blue
Marvin Fisher
While My Guitar Gently Weeps
The Beatles
Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow
Carole King
Willow Weep For Me
Ann Ronell
Worried Life Blues
Big Maceo
Yesterday
The Beatles
Guitar
Acoustic Guitar
One Man Band
Jazz Guitar
Blues Guitar
Latin Guitar
Proms
Weddings
Baby Showers
Bar Mitzvahs
Celebrations
Funerals
Happy Hours
Picnic
Bachelorette Parties
Concerts
Bat Mitzvahs
Bridal Showers
Events
Bachelor Parties
Banquets
Christenings
Conventions
Festivals
Fundraisers
Halloween Parties
Meetings
Birthday Parties (Kids)
Birthday Parties (Adult)
First Communions
Luau Parties
Wedding Ceremonies
Wedding Receptions
Engagement Parties
Family Reunions
Rehearsal Dinners
Please note Barb Cheron will also travel to Naples, Estero, Fort Myers Beach, Fort Myers, Vanderbilt Beach, Lehigh Acres, Sanibel, Cape Coral, Saint James City, North Fort Myers, Immokalee, Felda, Alva, Marco Island, Pineland, Bokeelia, Goodland, Punta Gorda, La Belle, Captiva, Copeland, Port Charlotte, Boca Grande, Everglades City, Ochopee, Chokoloskee, Placida, Rotonda West, Palmdale, Murdock.
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