(60s, 70s, 80s and 90s Covers) Based: Dorchester
A big HELLO from Chill. We're a professional three piece pop rock covers band available for hire for weddings, parties and functions in Dorset and the surrounding counties. We also regularly play festivals, pubs and clubs in Dorset, Devon, Somerset, Hampshire and Wiltshire. For more than 15 years...
(Covers 60s - present) Based: Dorchester
Dorset based singer/guitarist John De Barra is known for his high energy performance of a wide variety of covers spanning many decades with anything from AC/DC to Robbie Williams, ...Jimi Hendrix to Tina Turner, ....Van Halen to the Sex Pistols, ...Elvis to The Rasmuss, ... Arthur Brown and many...
(Acoustic Covers) Based: Weymouth
Two guitars... one "Gut" strung... the other "Steel" strung... hence the name, + two voices.... No backing tracks!!... Simple! Mark Duxbury & Andy Collett (two "old pros") have been playing together in various bands since 1991. We decided to indulge ourselves, as "Gut & Steel" about 14yrs ago and...
(Rock Covers & Original) Based: Weymouth
"Dear God, Allah or Jimi, hurry up and make this excellent band as famous as they deserve to be so that I can tell everybody that I knew them once". Thus spake the local Dorset music press about Weymouth's Freak Circus. The Freaks have established a fervent following on the back of high energy...
(Rock Covers) Based: Weymouth
Our mission - to entertain. Pure and simple. Popular rock and pop covers from AC/DC, Green Day, Foo Fighters, Led Zeppelin, Stereophonics, Bon Jovi, Audioslave, Metallica, Nirvana, Muse, Red Hot Chilli Peppers, Feeder, Kings of Leon.... Anyway, the point is that we cover many artist and we are...
(Blues) Based: Beaminster
We are an 5 piece R&B band which formed in 2015. Band members have wide experience of playing in a variety of contexts (including playing abroad, at Ronnie Scott's, backing well known bands as well as playing gigs more locally). We have our own PA and create a good rapport with audiences. Do...
(Alternative) Based: Bridport
The first Sunday of the month is time to make some music at the Crown Inn, Bridport every month. The house band is lead by Marty Wright, a long established band leader with a wide ranging repertoire. A harmonica player with many years experience playing in bands such as 'Triple Rock', He is pleased...
(Rock Covers & Original) Based: Gillingham
Taken from a review from online music magazine, 'music unbuttoned'. "Gillingham, Dorset based rock band, 2 Foot Moose have been playing on the pub scene around north Dorset for a few years now. This young 5 piece are, in essence, a typical classic rock band, but there's something fresh about them....
(Tribute Band) Based: Weymouth
"Avid Bowie" present an acoustic celebration of the works of David Bowie. Performing a collection of hits and album tracks, from the early Deram Recordings through to Blackstar. "Avid Bowie" are Marc and Tony from the band Freak Circus.
(Tribute Band) Based: Charmouth
The South west's premier Elvis Tribute, with a self-contained three hour show, with three costume changes covering three eras of Elvis's career - 50's, 60's/movie years, and concert/Vegas years. Around 50 songs in an evening, with authentic costumes of which many are made by Elvis's own outfitters,...
(Covers 60s - present) Based: Bournemouth
Rushmore play everything from The Beatles, R.E.M , Crowded House, Beautiful South, Green Day and Nirvana. We even do some Robbie and Kylie, Bruno Mars and Pharrell Williams. We play what we want and the audience loves it!!
(Rock / Pop) Based: Weymouth
A dynamic rock band blasting out classic pop and rock tunes. A must see band with Leanne Jackson on lead vocals, Mark Davis lead guitar, Grant Holford on the Drums and Dave on the Bass.
(Original Acoustic + Covers) Based: Bridport
Hi I'm Elijah Wolf an acoustic solo singer/songwriter playing my own songs which have been played on Radio 2 and BBC 6 Music as well as a huge array of covers from the 60's right up to modern day classics people know love and sing along to. I have played over 1800 gigs in the last 4 years as well...
(Jazz Fusion) Based: Blandford Camp
During the 1990's bassist Paul Francis had been working as session musician for Midge Ure, Galliano, James Taylor Quartet & Paul Weller amongst others. Around this time he met drummer Harbens Shrih through a audition for Terence Trent Darby. Both were into the same kind of grooves & had been in...
(Pop / Rock) Based: Sherborne
The Diamonds is a 6 piece, 60's covers band. We stick closely to the original format giving an authentic sound. Fraser, our lead singer has an amazing range enabling us to faithfully reproduce classic numbers by the likes of the Stones, Beatles, Elvis, Roy Orbison, the Yardbirds and the Searchers...
(Rock) Based: Bridport
Rock, Reggae, Soul and Funk covers from the 60s to now! From the likes of AC DC, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Bowie, Pink Floyd, Bob Marley, Selector.......as well as the good ol' Rock and Roll stuff and more! Often we are doing the more unusual numbers many people know but bands don't normally play. Band...
(Acoustic) Based: Bridport
An acoustic duo from deepest darkest Dorset, playing a variety of covers, from Nirvana to Neil Young, Seal to Skynyrd, Dire Straits to Turin Brakes and anything in between. You never know - you might like it... Download our Debut EP - The Yesterday's Voice EP:...
(Pop / Rock) Based: Dorchester
Quality 3 piece band, feat legendary Glen Smith lead guitar, Justin Moore on the Drums and Doey plying the Bass. A fantastic selection of popular well known tunes played in their own professional style. A band not to be missed . . .
(Mixed) Based: Dorchester
The Transitions are a band created by men old enough to know better but still young enough not to care less. We make a bit of dosh, mostly having fun covering great songs you had forgotten you liked, and playing them to poor unsuspecting folks in drinking establishments all over sunny Dorset,...
(Pop / Rock) Based: Bridport
One of the most innovative bands to emerge on the south coast for a long long while. Their energetic rendering of covers from, among others - feeder, ash and the red hot chilli peppers along with their own original numbers, leave the audience wanting more at the end of every gig. This is Bridports...
(Acoustic) Based: Weymouth
Amy's passion for singing started at an early age but it was when she first heard Janis Joplin's album 'Cheap Thrills', in her late teens that inspired her to get involved with the live music scene and try her hand at fronting a blues band with fellow music students from Weymouth College. Along...
(Acoustic Covers) Based: Dorchester
Utilising their foot stomping rhythms and powerful harmony's, Jack Ansell and Jamie Parker have been playing some of the best Pubs and Clubs in the South since 2009.Check them out here https://soundcloud.com/ansellandgretel
(Acoustic Covers) Based: Dorchester
Big Al and Jayne have a wealth of gigging experience between them, spanning long professional performance careers. Together they perform covers, pub favourites, from the 1950's to date, Irish, Folk, Country and some professionally crafted original songs.
(Ska) Based: Bridport
Something different with this excellent fun band playing a mixture of Ska & Cajun music. Energetic & Lively, this will be a great fun band to see and not to be missed . . .
(Rock and/or Blues and/or Pop) Based: Poole
Black Orchid is an established rock/pop covers band. Our set list includes something for everyone - of any age! - and we aim to put our own stamp on every song we cover to deliver a unique live music experience for our audience.
(Rock / Blues) Based: Blandford Forum
Thanks for taking the time to look at our page! We are a professional experienced Music collective that specialize in an electrifying brand of Blues,Rock n Roll,Soul & little Jazz.Our set contains classic tunes from the 1940's right through to the present day (see set list for details) Our...
(Non-Music Event) Based: Bridport
A bike club meet for bikers who want to come together and talk bikes, enjoy a few beers and socialise... The club is open to all bikers, all bikes and anyone who is into bikes, usually 25 plus members turn up on the last Thursday of every month, all year round ! A club with no membership fees. no...
(Original Rock) Based: Bridport
The word 'legend' is chucked about like nobody's business in the world of pop and rock, but this Sunday, January 4, at the humble settings of The Crown pub in Bridport, we are in the presence of a proper one. Laydeezungennelmen... Mr Chris Spedding. In a career spanning some five decades,...
(Rock) Based: Bridport
A fantastic 3 piece rock and blues style band led by Chris Stuckey. Influence from Rory Gallagher, Clapton, Hendrix, The Who to name a few . . A high energy, high impact evening
(Rock) Based: Chickerell
Based in Dorset, we are a professional band who cater for a large variety of functions and events. With a unique combination of classic rock, pop and modern songs, our aim is to provide world-class entertainment for all. With experience that spans 18 years, Chubby Faced Angels has played at some...
(Rock) Based: Bridport
Full on Stonkin Rock Band, Eddie, Gareth , George and John belt out well known (and some not so well known) covers from Kate Bush to Metallica...Awesome!!!!!! Awesome!!!!!!! Awsome!!!!!!!! Fun!!!!!!!!!!!
(Modern Covers) Based: Christchurch
A newly formed, acoustic duo with a wealth of experience. Vocal Harmony is a strong theme in this band, suitable for all occasions, subtle background atomospere, or lively and up beat. I join the amazing Graham Ewins....Producer, Musician, Songwriter, Sound Engineer, Pro Since 1985. Artists worked...
(Other) Based: Bridport
Elijah Wolf is a singer/songwriter whose songs have been played on Radio 2, BBC 6 Music, BBC Introducing and have featured on Hollyoaks and on US TV.He plays a mixture of his own songs and covers in his own unique style.
(Covers 70s - present) Based: Shaftesbury
We are a DUO covers band(guitarist and vocalist) from Dorset - we use the best quality backing tracks for the most authentic band experience in our performances. We have been playing in LIVE bands for over 20years! We play he likes of: - David Bowie, Dire Straits, The Eagles, Simon & Garfunkle,...
(Rock / Pop) Based: Wimborne
Groove Rush are an energetic 3/4 piece band. We play a wide variety of Rock and Grooves . Rock, Funk, Dance, Indie, Reggae. Covers include .....John Newman, Killers, T Rex, Daft Punk, Stones, Primal Scream, B52s, Jet, Lenny Kravitz. We also include a few of our own tracks in our set. It's energy...
(Open Mic) Based: Bridport
Howl Open Mic is a growing Open Mic night. We currently run an ever growing amount of open mic nights a month across the south west. Howl Open Mic night is headed up and run by Elijah Wolf but we have various ambassadors who also run Howl Open Mic. Howl Open Mic night is all about creating a space...
(Covers) Based: Dorchester
Howling at the Moon are a fantastic party band with the additional elements of a sensational fiddle player (Benny Wain) and a hugely entertaining front man (Jack Daniels). As professionals, Howling at the Moon play over 200 gigs per year and are one of the UK's leading Party / Function Band. ...
(Original Acoustic + Covers) Based: Dorchester
The sensational fiddle player (Benny Wain) and a hugely entertaining front man (Jack Daniels) are the Howling Duo. Hugely popular these guys play your favourite tunes in their own individual style with a large dash of humour served up as well !!Definately not to be missed . . .
(Blues / Folk Rock) Based: Poole
The versatility and sheer brilliance of Hugh's harp playing has given him a reputation as one of the South's best harmonica players. His career has spanned across the spectrum of music and continents and he has developed a highly individual style of playing which lends itself to Blues, Swing,...
(Acoustic Covers & Originals) Based: Bridport
Songs, fun and stories - covers, original songs. Street entertainment with children plus pub favourites 1950's to date, Irish, folk, blues, jazz and standards. Jayne is also a multi-instrumentalist, playing guitars, mandolin, mando-cello, banjo, melodeon and celtic harp - not all at once though. ...
(Jam Session) Based: Blandford Forum
There is now a major jazz jam night at the Kings Arms, Blandford. Hosted by the hugely versatile and musical "Capricorn 1", guitarist Sagat Guirey (Level 42, Nigel Kennedy), bassist Paul Francis (Paul Weller Midge Ure) and drummer Tom Vallely (Bill Wyman's ) with violinist Dan Baker (Baker...
(Acoustic Roots) Based: Bridport
Jinder is a singer/songwriter and Gibson-endorsed guitarist, based in the UK. Although best known for his work as a solo artist, Jinder is also the former frontman of Sony BMG act The Mercurymen. Since 2002, Jinder has released seven critically acclaimed albums for four record labels, and has...
(Blues) Based: Bridport
A new act showcasing the genius of 1920's and 1930's acoustic blues. Paying homage to the sounds of legendary artists such as Mississippi John Hurt, Blind Blake, Big Bill Broonzy, Blind Boy Fuller, Bo Carter, and Robert Johnson. For more information please visit www.latemouth.com Blues is the...
(Rock Covers) Based: Gillingham
'May Contain Rock' is a 4 piece Rock Covers Band based in Gillingham, Dorset playing music from the 70's onwards, including favourites like Black Sabbath, Blondie, Kings of Leon, The Cult, Greenday and Foo Fighters. Theresa's powerful voice gives us a unique sound enabling us to cover the likes of...
(Original) Based: Bridport
Michael is an exciting new British talent, unashamedly raw, emotional and direct. On the outside are his trademark sparkly eyes, cheeky smile and bravado and on the inside is a sensitive and tender songsmith. the songs strike you immediately as being well honed classics, which have echoes of the...
(Various) Based: Beaminster
Misspelt Yoof comprises four unsexy gits, two of whom are already almost completely bald, who should have more grown up things to do on a Saturday night than play an assortment of Pop, Funk, Country, Reggae, Blues, Rockabilly, Rock and Roll and novelty songs!! Only too ready to laugh at their own...
(Original Blues) Based: Bridport
Mutter Slater was the front man and flute player for the 70’s cult band Stackridge (produced by George Martin, signed by Elton John): a group that established itself as a firm favourite on countless stages throughout the land and appeared regularly on BBC TV’s The Old Grey Whistle Test and John...
(Celtic) Based: Dorchester
Born in to a musical family, Nina began performing at the age of nine. Having sung and played in a folk rock group, a jazz quintet and eight piece function band, Nina furthered her musical career in 1999 when she embarked upon a seven year tour of Thailand and Singapore. Playing in popular music...
(Punk / Indie) Based: Dorchester
Nobody's Heroes are: Glen(guitar/vocals), Andy(bass/vocals) & Mike(drums) - based in Dorset/Somerset. We have been together since early 2010 - having all played in various local bands... Spyder & Steve's Bike Shop to name a couple. We started with just punk + new wave covers ..Clash, Pistols, Jam,...
(Various) Based: Corscombe
Olliedays is a solo artist, lead singer with two national bands, session singer, DJ and performer with over 20 years of experience. I have a set list of over 2,000 tracks to suit any function. Why not try me for some of my tribute acts - classic rock, crooner singer, simply red, motown, funk,...
(Bass) Based: Blandford Forum
MY Cv includes Paul Weller Midge Ure London Beat,The James Taylor Quartet Ian Hunter,Steve Hillage, Maggie Bell & Chris Farlowe Paul Gilbert & Producers Braund Reynolds,Ashley Slater Carl Verhayen Mike Mangini & Virgil Donato, Antonio Sanchez to name a few. TV appearances have included Top of the...
(50s, 60s, 70s and 80s Covers) Based: Poole
Now at the top of his game, Phil Murray began performing in 1968. He achieved his first success in U-Boat, with Spider from Mars Woody Woodmansey, during the seventies, before becoming Mickie Most’s (the Simon Cowell of his time) prediction for stardom in the eighties. “I gave you The Animals...
(Glam) Based: Poole
Phil Murray's U-Boat The Story of GLAM ROCK GLAM-tastic classic seventies songs THE RE-LAUNCH OF U-BOAT PRESS RELEASE As Woody Woodmansey and Tony Visconti resurrect David Bowie material with the band Holy Holy, Phil Murray has been performing Glam Rock in a group called Phil Murray's Diamond...
(Original Acoustic + Covers) Based: Bridport
The band's own music has been described as "The Who, The Beatles, The La's, The Stone Roses, Dylan, The Byrds. Uniquely blended". They'll be performing it along with a set of songs by, amongst others, The Rolling Stones, Johnny Cash, Elvis, The White Stripes and Blondie. "Right up my street. Great...
(Rock Covers) Based: Northbourne
Melodic Hard rock Covers Band established for over 10 years in the Dorset and Hants area havings also done gigs nationally. Professional gear and attitude, high energy, lots of fun and loads of your favourite hard rock tracks that have received the PV treatment! Ideal for pubs, festivals and live...
(Funk / Blues) Based: Dorchester
A fantastic 5 piece funk blues band. playing a lively mixture of covers to get you all up dancing the night away. Featuring Toby Tomonov the drummer who played with various British bands including The Nosebleeds, Ludus, The Durutti Column, Blue Orchids, and Primal Scream, working often with German...
(Acoustic Covers & Originals) Based: Bridport
Stunning guitar playing style, Richard certainly knows how to make an acoustic guitar sing. " hard to describe adequately - there is just something gritty and authentic to it."
(Covers - various) Based: Fontmell Magna
Shugmonkey aren't stuck in any particular genre but play funky versions of popular up beat tunes from all over the musical map which are guaranteed to get you on your feet. We play classics from the 60s right through to present day chart hits. If a tune grooves we'll play it - anything from Funk...
(Rock Covers) Based: Weymouth
We are a three piece Rock Covers Band based in Weymouth and gigging round the South West for the past five years. Our mission To give our audience a great night's entertainment by playing the songs they know. Songs from the 70's through to the present day. Big Sound, Big Set This band has a big...
(Bluegrass) Based: Bridport
Stompin' Dave Allen performs energetic bluegrass & blues music on guitar, five-string banjo, fiddle, harmonica, vocals & tap dancing. Based in Bridport, Dorset, UK. Performances have included Glastonbury Festival, Ashburton Blues Festival, Maverick Festival, Tolpuddle Martys Festival, to name a...
(Tribute Band) Based: Dorchester
Synchronicity UK are a 9 piece band performing the music of Sting and The Police, from Roxanne to Englishman In New York. The band features founding members of the highly acclaimed "And Finally...Phil Collins" and "The UK Pink Floyd": Rob Paull (And Finally...Phil Collins/The UK Pink Floyd) -...
(Christian) Based: Bridport
A lively collection of performers playing a selection of uplifting tunes carrying a Christian message. This is a band formed by members of the 'Taste and See' Mission. Last year a successful Christian mission ''Walk West Dorset' took place in Bridport and a team from Through faith Misions (TFM)...
(Rock / Blues) Based: Bridport
The 'My Les Paul' is an on line forum for owners and players of the famous Les Paul guitar and currently has 20,000 members worldwide. The SEVENTH anual MLP/"censored forum name" meet takes place over the weekend 20th and 21St May 2016 at Bridport in Dorset. This has been a hugely succesfull...
(70s Covers) Based: Bridport
Uk Gold is a band formed a couple of years back preforming classic rock songs from the likes of Free,Zep,Kiss,U2,Bon Jovi etc, plus rocked up versions of popular numbers from Slade,Sweet,Kaiser Chiefs and many more... All played in their own inimitable style, the 'rock jukebox',all fronted by the...
(Mod Covers) Based: Christchurch
I am a Vocalist and have many years experience perform solo and in groups. I cannot remember a time in my life when I was not touched by music. I think I have sung everyday of my life in one form or another. Music has seen me through the darkest times and has also taken me to some of the most...
(Funk Rock) Based: Blandford Forum
UPDATE. After a short break we are back with punchy new material and a great new singer (Robin), listen to the new MP3's recorded Oct 2014. About us. Exciting, melodic 4 piece band featuring a range of blistering original material and modern covers. Vocals - Robin Guitar - Wayne Bass - Chris Drums...