Cheryl Christine Band

Cheryl Christine is the former owner and performer of LeCabaret Piano Bar on Hilton Head Island. Though she doesn’t realize it, Cheryl still has her Minnesota accent. It certainly doesn’t show up in her voice when she delivers a song from her ‘songbook’ which includes everything from the Big Band era to Rascal Flatts and Lady Gaga.

Cheryl received a toy piano for Christmas when she was 4 years old and she’s been playing music ever since! The piano lessons started at age six with tutors from St. Josephs Academy in St. Paul, MN. Although classically trained, Cheryl could play by ear from the very beginning. At age eight she began to play the flute, and throughout junior high and high school, Cheryl competed in district and regional competitions, winning the highest merit for classical flute solos and duets in her Jr. and Sr. years. She played flute for the Youth Symphony in St. Paul MN., as well as baritone sax in the high school concert and stage bands.

After attending Lakewood Community College in Mahtomedi, MN and Hamlin University, St. Paul, MN (for some music theory classes), Cheryl began teaching for Wurlitzer Co., and selling pianos and organs. Nice enough, as a day job, but “restlessness and youth” took her in another direction…performing!

Although she had played in some rock bands in her teens, Cheryl began to develop, in musical terms, her multi-lingual talent at CC Richards Supper Club in White Bear Lake, MN., just north of the Capitol. Cheryl was 23 yrs old at this time and had never sung solo in public…this was the springboard of traveling, entertaining, recording - really finding herself in her music.
During the 1980s, Cheryl signed with Comstock Records – recorded at Tom T. Hall’s Recording Studio in Nashville. She charted Top Ten in England on the Peugeot Playbill and in the Independent Country Charts in the U.S. with her own compositions and recordings. She toured Europe three times in that decade, especially Sweden, where she developed friendships that survive to this day.

Hilton Head Islanders got their first taste of Cheryl’s talent when she became co-owner and performer at Casablanca Piano Bar (now Jump & Phil’s) in 1988. From 1991 to 2001, she developed an even larger following as owner and performer at Cheryl’s LeCabaret Piano Bar. LeCabaret (now The Sage Room) was a popular hangout for locals and a true discovery for visitors. “I had a great run there,” Cheryl said, but health problems forced her to sell. “It was one of the hardest decisions I've ever had to make,” she said. “I will always have many wonderful memories of those days…”

After selling Le Cabaret in October 2001, Cheryl attended the Savannah College of Art and Design in the field of Film and Video Production. She worked in production at WHHI-TV Channel 3 on Hilton Head for over three years, taping and editing shows, conducting interviews, and on-location shoots. At the same time, Cheryl has continued to perform regularly and evolve musically. Cheryl was presented with an opportunity to do some theatre work, singing and dancing under Director Esther Rosen for a Cole Porter Review called “Eight at Eight.” “I would love to do more shows – lots of rehearsals, but great people and lots of fun!”
Cheryl has lived in the Hilton Head/Lowcountry area since 1987 – you might say she has grown up here. She is a cancer survivor, caregiver, plays at charitable functions for Alzheimer’s (her mother died of Alzheimer’s disease), and supports charities for the ASPCA and the Humane Society.

Cheryl’s musical and entertainment philosophy is straightforward and surprisingly simple. “It’s all about finding that common ground with the audience. The songs are all about emotional places we’ve all been, or the ambience of the present. Either way, the gift of music creates a bond like no other. It’s what I’m all about. It’s my truest passion in life.”

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    Cheryl Christine Song List

    Partial Song List

    A Thousand Years
    Against The Wind
    Ain’t Misbehaving’
    All Of Me
    Another Saturday Night
    At Last
    Baby I’m Yours
    Because Of You
    Bésame Mucho
    Bewitched, Bothered...
    Blue Bayou
    Body and Soul
    Boot Scootin’ Boogie
    Build Me Up Buttercup
    California Dreamin’
    Can’t Help Falling In Love
    Careless Whisper
    Chain of Fools
    Come In From The Rain
    Cry Me A River
    The Dance
    Dancing In The Moonlight
    Days Of Wine & Roses
    Deed I Do
    Don’t Cry For Me Argentine
    Don’t Let The Sun Go Down On Me
    Dream Lover
    Dreaming Of You (Selena)
    Drift Away
    Embraceable You
    Evil Ways
    Faded Love
    Fields Of Gold
    First Time I Saw Your Face
    Fix You
    Flip Flop & Fly
    Fly Me To The Moon

    Get Here
    Girl From Ipanema
    Good Hearted Woman
    Got My Mojo Workin’
    Hard Hearted Hannah
    Have You Ever Seen The Rain
    Heartache Tonight
    Here’s That Rainy Day
    Hey Baby
    How Sweet It Is
    Human Nature
    I Can’t Stop Lovin’ You
    I Feel Good!
    I Heard It Thru The Grapevine
    I Hope You Dance
    I Love Beach Music
    I Only Have Eyes For You
    I Will Remember You
    I’ll Be Around
    I’ll Be Seeing You
    I’m A Member of The Country Club
    I’ve Got The World ON A String
    I’d Rather Go Blind
    If Tomorrow Never Comes
    It’s All Right
    Just A Gigolo
    Just One Look
    Knock On Wood
    Lady Is A Tramp
    Let’s Fall In Love
    Let’s Stay Together
    Light My Fire
    Look Of Love
    Lyin’ Eyes
    Mack The Knife
    Mercy Mercy Mercy
    Mustard Sally
    My Girl
    Natural Woman
    Nearness Of You
    Need You Now
    New Orleans Ladies
    New York, New York
    Norwegian Wood
    Old Time Rock & Roll
    On & On
    On The Road Again
    Oyo Como Va
    Peaceful Easy Feeling
    Piano Man
    Pink Cadillac
    Pretty Woman
    Pride and Joy
    Put Your Head On My Shoulder
    Quando Quando Quando
    Rain Or Come Shine
    Rainy Night In Georgia
    Remember When
    Rio De Janeiro Blue
    Rolling In The Deep
    The Rose
    Route 66
    Runaround Sue
    Satin Doll
    Shake Rattle & Roll
    Signed Sealed Delivered
    Since I Fell For You
    Sixty Minute Man
    Smokey Mtn. Rain
    South Of The Border
    Stoned Soul Picnic
    Story Of My Life
    Sweet Home Chicago
    Sweet Music Man
    Teach Me Tonight
    Tequila Sunrise
    That’s Life
    Then You Can Tell Me Goodbye
    This Magic Moment
    This Masquerade
    Ticket To Ride
    True Colors
    Twist & Shout
    Twisting’ The Night Away
    Unchain My heart
    Unchained Melody
    Up On The Roof
    Wagon Wheel
    Walking’ The Dog
    The Wanderer
    The Way We Were
    The Way You Look Tonight
    We’ll Meet Again
    What A Wonderful World
    When I’m Sixty Four
    When You Say Nothing At All
    Wind Beneath My Wings
    You Don’t Know Me
    Your Love Has Lifted Me Higher
    Your Mama Don’t Dance
    Your Song
    Joanne Butcher
    I just wanted to thank you for recommending Cheryl for my parents 50th wedding anniversary. I can't begin to describe how wonderful the trio was and that it really set the tone for a wonderful evening. They were so personable and professional. They were really able to read the crowd and I think everyone at some point was dancing!!
    Eleanor Bell
    I just wanted to drop off a note to you and tell what a fantastic evening we had with Cheryl and her Trio. She really "wowed" the entire group of 152 people. People for this event usually leave immediately after the event but people stayed to the very end of the evening; a first for us!! Comments stated that we should always use Cheryl for future events and I couldn't agree more. Cheryl is an absolute dream! So beautiful and personable.