Mark Cheesley

Guitarist and Vocalist based in Dorset

About Mark Cheesley

mark-cheesley-guitar-singer-dorsetMark joined the band Backbeat in March 2008 after a 30 years break from gigging. He joined the band as a lead singer and rhythm guitarist, and he enjoys a wide variety of styles of music.  Mark loves playing in a band, as well as a solo vocalist and guitarist.

Retired headteacher of a large primary school in Weymouth, he loves the ‘buzz’ of live music and watching people enjoying themselves, and now performs as a solo artist and with his band 'Selective Hearing'.

Mark has many hobbies include backpacking away from the crowds, D.I.Y., teaching guitar, water colour painting, real ale and red wine drinking! He has two daughters and two step daughters, and lives with his wife in the beautiful Dorset coutryside.




I am passionate about music and I love to perform.  

Just let me know what kind of music you enjoy and I can put together a set list for your event, personalised to your tastes


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