King Awesome are the ultimate tribute to those explosive late 80s nights on L.A.’s Sunset Strip where big riffs and even bigger hair ruled the airwaves; where you rocked all night and partied all day!
Following hard in the footsteps of their 80s heroes, King Awesome hold their crowds in the palm of their leather-gloved hands and partying like it’s 1989 with a greatest hits set list from the likes of Bon Jovi, Van Halen, Def Leppard, Mötley Crüe, Guns N’ Roses, Poison, Whitesnake and all their hard rockin’ amigos!
RJ ARCHER & THE PAINFUL MEMORIES
With a career approach that has ensured the band take as many tea breaks as they feel necessary, these guys are cherished on the live scene for their incendiary hard rock, blues and boogie rock that will appeal to fans of Creedence Clearwater Revival, Supergrass and Quo.
RJ and co-six stringer Ben have served in legendary Cambridge country-bluesers The Shivers and bassist Roger was a founding member of London garage rockers Bare Hunter. Recently expanded to a four piece with awesome drummer Jim Ryder, the band are ready to finish the tea and turn on the charm.
An incredible indie rock band featuring members of Cambridge favourites such as The Baby Seals and Newts, Yoke kick out an eclectic and punchy sound in a set that will include tracks from their recently released EP ‘Yeah’.
Raising money for the Castle School Charity
Tomasz Bura Group featuring acclaimed guitarist Guthrie Govan and vocalist Rouhangeze.
Led by pianist Tomasz Bura, the group’s lineup also includes bassist Laurence Cottle and drummer Mark Mondesir, rounding out the rhythm section. The group fuses jazz, rock, cinematic, and classical influences into a captivating performance.
Touring extensively across the UK, Europe & internationally, GREEN HAZE are the most in-demand tribute to one of the best rock bands the world has ever seen – Green Day.
GREEN HAZE go to every length to capture the raw power and dynamics of Green Day’s music and bring it to life on stage with a full 2+ hour stage show. With both the MUSIC and the LOOK, their energy packed show comes complete with costumes, fun crowd interaction, on-stage antics and all of the trimmings that make a Green Day live show so recognisable to their fans. It is this attention to detail that makes Green Haze the most authentic Green Day tribute band on the circuit today.
All of Green Day’s albums are well represented from the first to present day, covering all of the hits like Basket Case, When I Come Around, American Idiot, Holiday, Wake Me Up When September Ends to name but a few. Plus an extensive repertoire of fan favourites to satisfy even the most ardent of Green Day fans.
GREEN HAZE perform the songs with the same energy and passion that only true fans of the original band can, this is what makes Green Haze literally THE next best thing to Green Day themselves.
“Headliner Green Haze whipped the wild Saturday night funsters in to an uncontrollable frenzy, replicating the Green Day sound to such a tee that you’d have been hard pressed to differentiate between the originals and the covers. All of the band’s usual suspect punk hits were nailed with impeccable, high octane, relentless accuracy” – 365Bristol.com
“WOW what a band, these guys had it all, the sound, the look and bundles of enthusiasm. For two whole hours they smashed out hit after hit, hardly stopping to take breath!” – The Patriot
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Mötley Crüde is Europe’s longest running tribute to the most notorious band in the world – Mötley Crüe. Voted by the worlds largest Crüe fan page as the #1 tribute show, the band have been performing shows and touring throughout the UK since 2015, gaining and a large and loyal fan base by appearing in the UK’s most prestigious venues and festivals on a regular basis.
Described as the closest thing to the real band, Mötley Crüde always blow the roof off wherever they go with their Lewd & Crued touring show.
The UK’s BEST Stone Roses Tribute return to the stage to celebrate the 35th Anniversary of the eponymous Stone Roses Debut Album! If you love I Am The Resurrection, Made Of Stone, Fools Gold, Waterfall, She Bangs The Drums and many more then do not miss this exclusive opportunity to hear your favourite Stone Roses anthems performed live by the UK’s finest tribute!
THE AC/DC EXPERIENCE brilliantly nail the power and look of the stadium rock god’s incendiary stage performance with a no gimmick pure rock n roll show.
They have electrifying musical skills to match – each dazzling guitar solo, hard-rock riff and stunning vocal will have audiences convinced they’re watching the real thing.
Authentically covering all eras – expect explosive versions of the classics Highway to Hell, Back in Black, Thunderstruck, Hells Bells, You Shook Me All Night Long, Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap, T.N.T, Whole Lotta Rosie and many many more.
The Lancashire-based band aim to delight rock fans young and old
“As professional musicians and die-hard fans, we aim to bring the true spirit of AC/DC to as many people as possible. We absolutely bring the full AC/DC package both in terms of the music and the performance, and the response from audiences across the country has been fantastic.
Live the closest experience to Evanescence with the UK’s leading Evanescence Tribute Band!
Expect great energy, Evanescence’s best songs, powerful sound, headbanging, singing together and …much more fun!
Formed in Japan in 1995 by Makoto Kawabata as the Acid Mothers Temple Soul Collective, the previously described ‘noise-freaks-turned-millennial-hippies’ have since released around 80 albums representing one of the most daunting discographies in contemporary music. The effervescent psych prog masters have also toured extensively, recently performing rounds of head-melting psychedelia at more than 100 shows each year around both Americas, Asia and Europe (including at the famed Glastonbury Festival). Immensely prolific in the studio and controlledly chaotic live, the Acid Mothers Temple’s every musical gesture is so amplified or exaggerated even when minimalist, as though they are ‘cosmic troubadours’ intending their work to be witnessed from across the solar system. Specializing in “trip” music, a meltdown of entire genres and movements all re-imagined in a form quite fit to liquefy your consciousness. Pure and visceral, and as their numerous worldwide fans claim, simply one of the greatest live band experiences out there.
The current Acid Mothers Temple & The Melting Paraiso UFO touring line-up is:
Kawabata Makoto: guitar (speed guru)
Higashi Hiroshi: synthesizer (fishin’god)
Jyonson Tsu: voice, guitar, bouzouki (midnight whislter)
Sawano Shozo: bass (hex man)
Satoshima Nani: drums (another dimension)
“In a non-stop stream of thrilling noise, they segue from supercharged stomp-rock, through doomy choral chanting and frazzled go-go, to a thundering melee of atonal freakouts. Then on to a pulsating, echo-drenched disco-rock groove, which morphs into a motorik rhythm too rapid even for the autobahn, works itself into a squalling frenzy, breaks cover as a kind of galloping, syncopated, underworld-with-rabies affair, and flows into a long, chiming trance number climaxing in a collective instrumental howl.” ~The Guardian ***** review