Leona Marie Skimming – Agnetha | Producer
Musical Theatre trained Leona was described as ‘singer to the stars’ in Hello Magazine 2010. Her pop credits include 3 Top 40 Hits with pop band Lemonescent. She worked with many other top Abba Acts including Bjorn Again before setting up Voyage The Abba Tribute. As an International top vocalist she has supported Lulu, Brian May, Blue, Peter Andre and Atomic Kitten. A professional choreographer as well as a singer, Leona is often called upon to choreograph West End shows and her Abba shows reflect her dancing skills as well as her outstanding musical and performance talent. TV Credits include being a judge on BBC1 ” All Together Now”, “Come Dine with Me” and Top of the Pops”
Alison Gourlay – Frida
Alison studied her HND in musical theatre at Motherwell college then moved on to graduate with a BA (Hons) degree in 2010 from Hull college. Since then she has performed as a singer in different show teams and tributes worldwide both in international hotels and resorts and also on a cruise ship.
Prior to joining Voyage Abba Tribute Band, Alison performed as Frida in numerous other Abba tributes and is thrilled to be working along such talented performers and musicians.
Cazz Forrester – Frida/ Agnetha
Standing on the Edinburgh Festival Theatre stage, aged 15, staring into the bright lights and knowing there were thousands of people watching her sing, Cazz knew this is where she wanted to spend the rest of her life. Having been involved in multiple choirs, including madrigal, chamber and gospel, Cazz thrived on being a part of a group and harmonising. She joined an a cappella group through university, winning best soloist at the St Andrews A Capella Championship 2010. From there Cazz and 3 friends started an r’n’b girl group called Remedy. After competing in the Xfactor 2010 Remedy continued to perform and write songs together. In 2012 the girls decided to go their own ways and Cazz focused on gigging with a live band and The Glasgow Gospel Choir. Having performed across the UK, supporting artists such as Dappy, Peter Andrew and War Child at the Mobo awards she now divides her time playing mainly with a wedding band and performing with Voyage The Abba Tribute.
Lisa Brown – Agnetha / Frida
Lisa trained at New College Lanarkshire gaining her degree in Musical Theatre. Upon graduating she has performed in several tours of the UK and worked overseas, including a national tour of Scotland with Baldy Bane Theatre Company and Principle Vocalist for The Entertainment Department and Haven Theatre Company.
Lisa has performed as Agnetha and Frida in several Abba productions and Tributes and is thrilled to be back working for Voyage The Abba Tribute
Katy Hackshaw – Frida
Katie has been performing for as long as she can remember. Starting at Jazzart College of Performing Arts at the age of 3 then continuing her education with an HND in performing arts.
Katie appeared in Sophie Ellie Bexters music video for her song ‘Hypnotized’. and has also appeared in many pantomimes such as Cinderella and Freezin’, and stage shows such as Honk and Sweet Charity
Katie loves being able to travel the country entertaining people with Voyage The Abba Tribute!
Kerry Burley – Agnetha / Frida
Kerry trained in voice and piano at the RSAMD and has been performing professionally for almost 20 years. She has a postgraduate diploma in academic music and performance experience includes theatre, cruise ships, big bands, Jazz trios and of course tribute acts.
Kerry loves performing as part of Voyage The Abba Tribute ( aka Abba A Rival) and with such a versatile range and timbre is able to perform both female parts with finesse
Danielle Campbell – Agnetha
Singing before she could talk and dancing before she could walk, Danielle has never wanted to do anything other than perform! Before beginning further education she trained at The UK Theatre School in Glasgow and then moved onto start her degree in performing arts. She has performed in shows such as Rock Of Ages, American Idiot, Godspell and also many a Panto. Alongside gigging with Voyage the Abba Tribute, she has has recently graduated from her BA in Musical Theatre from Motherwell College. Danielle has loved every minute so far, and is thrilled to be working with such a high profile act.
Chloe Hodgson – Agnetha / Frida
Chloe Hodgson was born in Glasgow. She trained at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland Junior course and then went onto further training at New College Lanarkshire graduating in 2020 in Musical Theatre.
Other work includes The Silenced (Bunbury Banter) Britney and the Beast (Insideout Theatre Productions) Orphans – The Musical (National Theatre of Scotland)
Chloe loves performing with Voyage The Abba Tribute as Agnetha
Eilish Brand – Agnetha / Frida
Having received her BA (Hons) in Acting from Motherwell College (Northumbria University) in 2015, Eilish has worked with companies such as Cumbernauld Theatre and Scottish Opera. Recent performance credits include Annie in All My Sons, Sherrie in Rock of Ages, and Holly in The Wedding Singer.
Since joining Leona Marie Entertainments in 2017, Eilish has performed across the country as both Agnetha and Frida, and is very excited to work with the team.
Nicole Flynn – Agnetha / Frida
Growing up in the south of Ireland music became a huge passion of hers from an early age. She trained at the College of Dance in Ireland & at CPA Studios In London, a 3 year Musical Theatre Degree. She has since performed in 5 star resorts across Europe as a lead production vocalist doing a wide range of shows from Musicals to Solo Cabaret Shows. She has also sailed the high seas with Silver Sea Cruise Line & Carnival as a lead vocalist.
Most recently she has just finished Panto where she played Sleeping Beauty at Falkirk Theatre. She also just finished a sold out “Thank you for the Music Tour” where she played Agnetha.
Lucy Garvin – Dep Frida
Lucy trained in Musical Theatre at New College Lanarkshire, graduating with a BA Hons degree in 2017. Since graduating, she has performed as a vocalist, dancer, show captain and swing for Warner Leisure Hotels and Haven Theatre Company at various locations across the UK. She is a regular featured performer at Brewhemia in Edinburgh. Lucy also appeared in a production of ‘Islets of Silence’ with TRAM Direct Theatre Company, with ticket proceeds being donated directly to Pancreatic Cancer Action Scotland. Lucy debuted as Frida in ABBA Voyage back in July of 2022 and cannot wait to see what’s in store for 2023.
Jade Hillman – Frida
Jade is an excellent performer with great energy and fantastic vocal and movement abilities. Jade trained at top London college The Urdang Academy studying musical theatre from which she graduated with a BA(Hons) degree in 2020. Her most recent professional job as lead vocalist / dancer in TUI Blue Sensatori, Coral Sea Egypt with Live Business ltd. She is a very versatile, well rounded and highly skilled performer with an extensive training background in musical theatre and dance.
Fiona Young – Agnetha
Fiona Young trained at the Theatre School Of Dance And Drama, Edinburgh. She has worked extensively in Theatres across the UK singing and dancing in many different shows and Pantomimes including 42nd St and Copacabana UK Tour. She also appeared on many TV shows including Robbie Williams TV Show and was a Featured Girl Band Finalist on MTV’s series ‘Wannabe’. Fiona has also performed around the world on Cruise Ships, Corporate Events, Fashion Shows and Concerts including a Meat Loaf Tribute and her own Abba Duo.
Rachel – Frida
Mamma Mia, Rachel loves to entertain a crowd! After graduating with a BA Hons in Musical Theatre studying in both Motherwell College and GAMTA. Rachel has been singing her heart out for over 4 years all over the UK and her favourite role is playing the fabulous dancing queen of the group, Frida. She has also performed in such tributes as Dirty Dancing, Grease and many more great shows over the years. She is also a crazy singing waitress surprising brides and groom all over Scotland. Rachel has also appeared in shows such as Waterloo Road, among other various extra roles as a young performer. Her dream role would be Ali in the film musical Burlesque.
Lloyd McAlister – Bjorn
Lloyd McAlister graduated in Performance Music Industries with a First Class Honours Degree. He has played with Space and headlined some of Scotland’s best venues. His guitar playing has been recognised by some of the industries respected and well known artists, such as Robin Nolan “Raising the Guitar flag high in the UK”, Gerry Cinnamon “Outstanding” and by Scottish Media group GoBo Photography “Infectious”. Lloyd is a key member in his originals band The Fables who have toured with The Sherlocks. He also showcases his talent in his own solo performances playing Blues, Rock and Manouche Swing under his stage name Lloyd Cigano. Lloyd’s enthusiasm and commitment to Voyage the Abba Tribute stems from his passion of ABBA’s music which is demonstrated in his mesmerising performance
Jack Boustead – Bjorn
Jack is a young rock influenced guitarist, and has been obsessed with music longer than he can remember. Before getting into Abba he was mainly influenced by the classic rock ‘n’ roll sounds of Status Quo, Pink Floyd, AC/DC, and Queen to name a few, guitar was always the instrument that was at the forefront of Jack’s musical interests. Being entirely self-taught on the guitar has given Jack a great ability to learn songs quickly with a good ear for detail, and has played and performed live in several bands since the age of 14. These include an originals blues band, several rock covers bands and an Airbourne tribute band. He had travelled all over the UK with the Status Quo tribute band “Heavy Traffic” playing the role of his all time music idol, Rick Parfitt.” In his role as Bjorn he brings a multitude of backing vocal harmonies as well as fantastic guitar musicianship.
Gregg Hero Muir – Benny
Gregg is a composer and conductor as well as a highly talented performer. His musical career started at age 6 playing trumpet in a marching band and he took up the keyboards in his teens before gaining a 2:1 from Strathcyde Uni in Applied Music. He has made a full time career in music combining creating unique arrangements for choirs and orchestras with composing and performing. Joining Voyage Abba Tribute on keys, Gregg has a flamboyance and passion for performing that sits brilliantly with the tongue in cheek Abba style
Les Barrett – Drums
A seasoned musician who started playing at the age of 3 at first learning on his own then in pipe bands, by 13 he was playing semi pro gigs with ceilidh bands and big bands around Scotland, by the time he was 18 he was studying with drum tutors in both the UK and America, in his 20s he worked as a session musician playing worldwide tours, cabaret shows, backing TV stars, theatre shows, cruise ship orchestras, after returning to the UK he has continued to play with many different styles of music from Jazz bands to Rock bands and recording session work on many albums, he joined the LM entertainment music family in 2017 and has been performing with them ever since.
Billy Nedwar – Benny
Billy is an accomplished musician playing keyboard and piano in gigging bands around the corporate and UK weddings circuit. He toured alongside his son in an original indie band. He also play guitar so has many strings to his bow! ABBA Voyage is one of the highlights of Billy’s career when he is not busy being a lawyer he is delighted to be playing with such an amazing band of talented musicians
Alex Graham – Benny
Alex is a master of many talents and his Abba claim to fame is playing keys in the Orchestra for the West End show Mamma Mia! The first album Alex ever bought was Abba Greatest Hits Volume One, and he hasn’t looked back since. A multi instrumentalist, Alex has released several albums of his own and contributed to numerous recordings by a variety of artists. Alex has been working with Abba A Rival for over five years and always relishes the opportunity to climb into a pair of silver platforms, slip on a kimono and get ready to rock as Benny Anderson!
James McSherry – Bjorn or Bass Guitar
James joins the team either as Bjorn or on bass guitar on the 6 or 7 Piece shows for the theatre tours. As well as his Abba work he is also Head of Educamus Music at Educamus Tuition.
Other bands include Bass Player at Tellin’ Stories (Charlatans Tribute) and Bass Player at Resurrection (Stone Roses Tribute)
Jay Fitzpatrick – Drums or 2nd Guitar with 7 Piece Band
Jay is a talented young session guitarist & drummer from Glasgow, Scotland. Since picking up the guitar aged 4, he has toured extensively throughout the U.K. & Europe for several years. Various large scale performances include: The 02 Arena, London; SEC Armadillo Glasgow; The Arena, Manchester and Glasgow Green.
Jay has also performed and recorded with various members of Status Quo as well as managing the Scottish Status Quo Fan Club Convention raising over £10,000 for charities. He teaches the Rock-school music training syllabus on both guitar and drum kit, and has done so for 10 years. Jay is endorsed by Graph Tech Guitar Labs.
Andy McClean – Benny
A keen musician, Andy has made a career playing keys and guitar in the weddings & corporate entertainment market and continues to dep with various bands throughout the country. When not on stage, he’s MD’d with various local theatre groups and is also regularly found mixing live sound.
He’s thrilled to be involved with the Voyage family and enjoys getting on stage as Benny immensely!
David Mitchell – Benny
David’s musical adventures started from 14, playing in local bars and clubs learning from seasoned musicians with breath taking experiences to share. After a brief spell at university studying classical then popular music, David left to tour UK and Europe as keyboard player with successful Scottish band The Supernaturals. Following from that amazing experience David has played keyboards/percussion and Musically directed various shows including WhamBamRocketMan and The Jersey Notes both really successful tributes. Now playing keyboards and BV’s with the awesome Big Vern and the Shootahs one of Scotland’s biggest and best party bands, Transit Jukebox Scotlands premier wedding outfit, and being the best “benny” in the whole abbaverse with spectacular shows all over the UK and World.
Paul Enever – Benny