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Band List - Index N

This is a list of all the bands listed starting with N.

Nadine Shah

Having earned an early reputation for that uniquely rich, soulful voice, Nadine Shah released her debut album Love Your Dum and Mad to critical acclaim in 2013. A stint on the road with Depeche Mode followed whilst opening for Bat for Lashes and play ...


"ambient doom"

Naked Remedy

NAKED REMEDY formed in late February 2009. After searching all of the dark and wintery corners of the Midlands, the chemistry was finally found When past individual achievements include sharing the bill with the likes of Velvet Revolver, Status Qu ...

Nanci Griffith

Nanci Griffith got an early start on her path to performing and songwriting. At the age of 6 she began to write songs, thinking of it as "part of the process of learning how to play guitar." While she doesn't remember many of her earliest songs, sh ...



Nas emerged from the Queensbridge neighbourhood of Long Island City, a hotbed of rap artists since the '80s. The son of jazz trumpeter Olu Dara, he has since gone on to sell over 20 million albums worldwide over the span of his legendary career, and ...

Natalie Duncan

Natalie is signed to the legendary Verve Records (Ella Fitzgerald, Billie Holiday, Imelda May, Melody Gardot), and recently appeared on Later With Jools Holland performing her debut album title-track Devil In Me and single The Sky Is Falling. These t ...

Natalie Squance

Natalie is an effortlessly charming performer who is fast making a name for herself with regular gigs in both her hometown of Leicester as well as London plus appearances at Leicester's Summer Sundae festival. Blessed with a beautifully fragile voice ...

Natasha Marie

Self contained female vocalist complete with light show. Voice compared to Gabrielle and Heather Small.

Nate Pilgrim & The Magnificatz

The rebels had been scattered to the corners of the county by the time the wind blew Nate Pilgrim into the island bar where the Magnificatz were about to brew their 'billy. Seeing the band, Nate unslung his 6 string but had not cleared leather b ...

Nathan Bennett

Piano based contagious songs.

National Youth Jazz Orchestra

NYJO features the next generation of UK jazz musicians, performing classics from the big band canon alongside specially commissioned new arrangements. From hard-swinging rhythm section to a raft of hugely talented young soloists, this is a big band i ...

National Youth Orchestra

Every year, 170 talented teenagers from all corners of the country join forces to achieve something extraordinary. They reawaken classical music, reinvigorating great repertoire with fresh energy and resonance. They generate tremendous team spirit ...

Navi - King Of Pop

MICHAEL JACKSON TRIBUTE - NAVI Tribute by NAVI - King Of Pop. Back by HUGE demand. Seeing is believing. Navi has performed in front of Michael Jackson himself and is without doubt the worlds number 1 tribute artist.

Nazca Planes

the Nazca Planes are a four piece indie rock band from a small ex-mining town called Rugeley in Staffordshire. they write songs about escape, excess, love and fighting and about the pretty girl behind the checkout who comes alive for two nights a wee ...


Over the last three years, N-Dubz have had an unprecedented impact on modern British youth culture; they are, in fact, nothing short of a phenomenon: selling over 500,000 albums, completing a critically acclaimed sell out debut UK tour, picking up th ...

Near Dark

NEAR DARK are a 4-piece female fronted rock/metal band from Coventry. CHERYL - Vocals. CRAIG - Guitar. KEVIN - Bass. JOHN - Drums. Taking our musical influences from artists as diverse as Alanis Morrisette through to Slayer via the Misfits, ...

Nearly Dan

Nearly Dan began life around 1995 as a 5-piece band called Baldwin's Casuals (the name of Mike Baldwin's clothes factory in Coronation Street), performing quality cover versions at venues in Stoke-on-Trent. The initial set included a few Steely Da ...


Metal band formed 2003 in Dudley. 4 members album recording in february 2006.

Ned's Atomic Dustbin

Stourbridge based Indie rockers of the 90's who went there, did it and sold the Tee Shirt. Rock on Jonn...

Needle Poppets

Needle Poppets are a piano punk band. The stripped sound delivers both power and intrigue, drawing inspiration from the likes of The Dresden Dolls, Yeah Yeah Yeahs and The Divine Comedy. Mixing theatre and punk, the music is risque and often refuses ...

Neil Bullock

Having performed with Cliff Richard and the BBC Big Band, Neil is a fantastic groove and funk drummer who also performs with his band The Red Lemons.

Neil Finn

Antipodean L E G E N D

Neil Ivison

Neil Ivison & The Misers is the much anticipated debut of former The Shakedown frontman Neil Ivison. The Shakedown conquered the midlands with melodic rock tunes and a raw live appeal and Ivison, now living in Camden, London's overnight stay ...

Neil Ivison & The Misers

"Like Supergrass & Jet covering The Faces, SERIOUSLY GOOD TUNES!" GCapMedia (Capital 95.8/XFM) "WORLD CLASS" Mick Willetts - SURGE MUSIC "Spinning - my No.1 Song of the year!" Andy Marston - BBC Radio Neil Ivison & ...

Neil McPherson

Neil McPherson brings us a touch of musical Blarney to get everyone in the mood for Saint Patrick's weekend!

Neil Young & Crazy Horse


Neon Rise

Hi we're Neon Rise, a young 4 piece band from Stourbridge, West Midlands. We have been together as a band since late February 2007 and consist of vocalist / rhythm guitarist - Alex Price, Lead Guitarist - Tom Gould, Bassist - Rob Joyce and Drummer To ...

Neon Villages

Neon Villages is a vibrant and versatile group of exceptional UK based musicians: BBC Radio 3/Jazz FM featured pianist/composer David Austin Grey (Snarky Puppy, Hansu-Tori, Soweto Kinch); BBC Radio 2 featured vocalist Aisling Stephenson (Ridley Scott ...


'Uplifting songs that have an early 90's feel'

Nerina Pallot

More than three years after the gold-selling Fires, Nerina Pallot has shaken up her sound, shrugged off the spectre of singer/songwriter and produced an album of clever, classy pop. The Graduate has piano-driven songs high on happy pills, woozy elect ...

Neurotic Fish

This project is not an usual electronic band. It is the brainchild, the alter ego and the artistic expression of Sascha Mario Klein. The philosophy of Neuroticfish is to deliver hypnotising danceable songs about emotionally dependecies and thei ...

Never 11

Most bands it seems claim they were formed due to clichéd reasons such as creative desire, luck or simply by accident. Some even go as far as to suggest that it was written in the stars, But Never 11 was born during March 2003 due to boredom and at l ...

Never A Hero

Never a Hero are exceptional musicians and blend Metal, Rock, Rap and Classical influences to form their own unique style of heavy listening. Combined with a very different and definitive style, Never a Hero are one of those rare bands that you hear ...

Never Say Die

Neversaydie are a six piece band from the Midlands (UK). Formed in early 2005, NSD have come on leaps and bounds in little over a year. With a passion for making tight, catchy and melodic powerpop songs, NSD have created a non-stop thrill of a set. P ...

Neville Staple Band

Neville Staple is credited with changing the face of pop music not only once but twice. Neville Staple's thirty-five year career in the music business is well documented. From the early days with The Coventry Automatics, The Specials, & FunBo ...

New Bays

The Buckinghamshire/Birmingham based five-piece formed in late 2012 and since then have released two EP's, including 'New Bays' and 'Crystal Blue'. The band have performed alongside the likes of The Cribs, Kids in Glass Houses, Young Kato and Reveren ...

New Charleston Footwarmers

The New Charleston Footwarmers are a group based in Mid-Wales who concentrate on 1920's and 30's jazz with an emphasis on ensemble music and less on solo work. The line-up comprises: Trumpet, Trombone, Clarinet, Banjo and Tuba

New Cool Collective

from Holland, an amazing Jazz, soul, latin , funk band. Mainly instrumentals but with a groove that has the whole room swaying and nodding. All are amazing musicians in their own right but collectively ....well, just Cool! Don't miss this one. Its al ...

New Georgia Jazz Band

Led enthusiastically by Dave Smith on trumpet. While their music is reminiscent of the Ken Colyer band of the 1960's, they've evolved their own style and they love playing for dancers.


rock covers duo

New Model Army

New Model Army are an English rock band formed in Bradford, West Yorkshire in 1980 by lead singer and main composer Justin Sullivan, bassist Stuart Morrow and drummer Phil Tompkins.

New Originals

The New Originals play a wide range of covers from mainly the 1970s / 1980s from rock (Bon Jovi, Europe, Queen, Toto, Alice Cooper, Deep Purple, Whitesnake) to pop (Cher, Tina Turner, Heart, Bryan Adams, Queen) and everything in between. Perfect for ...

New Street Adventure

With the upcoming release of their EP, 'Say it like you mean it' on their own label, Unmasked Recordings, New Street Adventure represent a welcome return for classic British song writing. Given their influences, largely from the 60s and 70s, this is ...

New Years Project

Formed in late 2003, New Years Project combines the sounds of LA Punk Rock, Metal and classic Rock 'n Roll together to form a more up beat and agressive "Emo" sound.

New York Alcoholic Anxiety Attack

'They sound like MC5 jamming with T-Rex after a long weekend feasting on mushrooms and Plymouth Gin'. 'At last, the TRUE antidote to the Arctic Monkeys and Franz Ferdinands of this world.' RebelRiffs. The North's hottest young touring rock ba ...

New York Dolls

Featuring David Johansen & Sylvain Sylvain -the only members to survive!


NewBreed take pride in their excellent track record of five star reviews of live performances and recorded material gaining the band the title of delivering a 'tidal wave of pure power' by 'UK rock net' and similar praise from various mags and radio ...

Newclear View

Newclear View was an idea fuelled by a little too much alcohol. Living in a flat above a newsagents on Broad Street, Birmingham; were two young men with small jobs, on small wages, but had big ideas. Their names were Daniel Woodhouse and Tony Smith. ...


Nex Sepulchrum

Dark Atmospheric Metal from deepest darkest Dudley. Formed Mid 2006. Creating a stir within the Metal circles with their debut "God is Death" single which was released on May 7th.


American singer, songwriter, rapper, record producer, dancer, and actor.



Since their inception in 2009, Midlands based NG26 have worked tirelessly in establishing themselves as genuine contenders at the forefront of the newly resurgent UK Rock scene. The 4-piece band (formed by two sets of brothers) have spent the last f ...

Nic Meier Group

In just a few short years UK-based Swiss guitarist Nicolas Meier has carved a reputation out as one of the UK's most original guitarists. Drawing on a love of Turkish, Eastern music, Flamenco, Tango all mix with jazz, Meier has developed his own uniq ...

Nick Aid

Benefit Show for the family of Nick and Emma O'Brien Door: 12 Midday Admission: £5

Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds

Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds are an Australian alternative rock band that was formed in Melbourne in 1983 by lead singer Nick Cave, multi-instrumentalist Mick Harvey and guitarist Blixa Bargeld. The band has featured international personnel throughout ...

Nick Dewhurst Band

Formed in 2015 for a performance at the Lichfield Blues and Jazz Festival, the Nick Dewhurst Band brings together all of Nick's favourite elements of jazz: proper melodies, juicy harmony, infectious grooves, soaring solos, and great friends. The band ...

Nick Evans

I spent 1965-1970 in a seminal progressive rock band, played my guitar out of the spotlight for the next 15 years, re-lived the 60's/70's again for yet another 15 years in a semi-pro duo (and also solo), gigging in Midlands pubs and clubs, then arriv ...

Nick Harper

Son of the legendary Roy Harper - "One of the finest guitarists of his generation, his soaring vocal range and propensity for epic song place him somewhere between Rufus Wainright and Jeff Buckley. Thus far, however, putting his musical freedom befor ...

Nicki Minaj

2011 was an incredible year for Nicki, with her multi-platinum selling debut album PINK FRIDAY boasting the most charted singles by any female rap album in Billboard history. Nicki also became the first artist to have 7 singles on the Billboard HOT 1 ...

Nicole Conner

Acoustic Soul

Nigel John

The UKs leading tribute to Sir Elton John............Nigel John looks like the legend , sounds like the legend. seeing is believing .

Nigel Kennedy & The Hendrix Project

Although acknowledged as one of the world's leading violin virtuosos, Nigel Kennedy is no ordinary classical musician. His punk attitude both on and off the bandstand has seen him turn classical music on its head. In 1999, the self-proclaimed 'ba ...

Nights On Broadway

Bee Gees tribute act

Nikki Lane

All Or Nothin' may be the name of Nikki Lane's acclaimed sophomore album but by now it's also safe to say it's the Nashville singer/songwriter's mantra as time and time again she's proven she doesn't do anything halfway. Since the May 2014 release of ...

Nikki Rous

Female singer/songwriter from the uk. See website for details.

Nikki Rous & Mark Swain

Nikki Rous is a well-established singer-songwriter from the West Midlands, combining her original material with established (and lesser known) covers from a range of recognised artistes such as Ryan Adams, Damien Rice and Newton Faulkner. She has rec ...


NILE are one of the most accomplished, unique and challenging bands in Death Metal today!

Nile Delta Buskers

The Nile Delta Buskers; an eclectic mix of road-travelled musicians, each of them bringing their own diverse influences and musicianship to the table. The end result, a band whose sum is greater than its individual parts, a live set delivered with p ...

Nine Inch Nails

often abbreviated as NIN, is the mind-child of Trent Reznor, an extremely talented musician who has helped to shape the sound of modern music. Since his 1989 debut Pretty Hate Machine, NIN has been recognized as one of the leaders of the electron ...

Nite Curfew

4 peice female fronted norfolk pop/rock comb joni bishop rob woodhouse syl dexter trevor barr(afterhours blues band) joni and rob(ex backbeats bassist) formed the band two years ago with their rock guidence shipped in the lovely syl as vocalist/g ...


At the age of thirteen, bass player (and human beat boxer) John Parker and singer Luke Concannon met on the school bus. They became good friends, and sat in a room for hours after school, playing and writing songs. They evolved in to the duo Nizlopi. ...

No Americana

No Americana are a 4 piece pop rock band from the Midlands area. Pulling from a broad view of British music heritage, and the removal of the influence of our not so distant, very different brother, America. No Americana is the alliance of four eclec ...

No Eye Deer

4 piece funky blues, rock, soul, type band. We want the crowd as the other member of the band. Good night out, with some classic tunes.

No Reality

fresh faced death metallers No Reality hail from birmingham UK, They are releasing a 7" out on thirty days of night records, what I feel set this band apart from the rest is a sense of punk attitude towards death metal, think Bring me the horizon mee ...

No Spring Chicken

The Midlands No 1 Classic Rock Tribute Band. No Spring Chicken have an aggregate 109 years of playing experience under their belts. They deliver classic rock covers from 4 decades of great music. Most shows are of 2+ hours length. THIS BAND ARE AL ...

No Tools Required

We are a five piece covers band based in South Worcestershire / Oxfordshire: Vocals(m&f), Lead and Rythym Guitars, Bass and Drums. Our range includes the 60`s right up to present day. We are a good party band and always end our gigs with the audi ...

No Which Way

No Which Way are a four-piece Rock and Covers band based in the West Midlands and Shropshire. We play a large mix of well known and more obscure Rock, Blues and Covers ranging from Lynyrd Skynyrd and Bad Company to Wild Cherry and Sean Chambers. ...


Noasis are the UK's leading Oasis tribute. Selling out every venue they play, Noasis have travelled the country and left smiles and shivers to the thousands of people who have seen them. Using the same equipment as Oasis, having a "liam" that act ...

Nobbys Nuts

Pared down version of The Fabulous Boogie Boys, there may be less musicians but the music's just as great!

Noble Savage

Originally the band was formed by Sy, lead vocals and guitar, Dave, bass and vocals, and Jon on drums. The band went under several names before settling on Noble Savage, writing their own songs and practicing regulary at the local studios, the band d ...


Noise Noise Alore

A post punk band giving the audience exhilarating rushes constructed from interesting rhythms, angular guitars and an urgent powerful voice.

Non Jovi

Probably the best Bon Jovi tribuites band in the UK. More energetic and accurate than other BJTs. This Scottish band released their own Bon Jovi type ballad CD single in 2003, My Special Friend.


Norcsalordie blow the cobwebs off folk music as they try to overcome the beard and cardigan image. The band is on a mission to take folk music out of the clubs, rip the label off and give it back to the people to enjoy. Find out what you are in for ...

Norman Watt-Roy



Norcsalordie is more than just a band - it is a way of looking at Folk Music. Formed of musicians who are a good two decades younger than the majority of those performing folk music today, the band brings with it a different set of influences and a c ...


One of the most interesting alt / art / prog rock bands in Europe from Italy

Not Completely Blonde

Not Completely Blonde are a female vocal harmony group. Covers of classic Beatles repertoire to modern day Taio Cruz club hits plus original songs too

Not So Young

NOT SO YOUNG are a dynamic 5 piece band formed in south Birmingham in 2006. They redefine the Neil Young landscape with dynamic solo work with electric violin, acoustic, lead and slide guitars. Don't miss their diverse celebration of the great songs ...

Nothing to Prove

Nothing to Prove has developed a well-crafted and individual take to traditional, contemporary and self-penned songs. They have developed the happy knack of judging what their audience wants and then supplying it with both barrels. If it is either qu ...

Notorious Brothers

"Melvin Hancox Notorious Brothers" are a guitar, bass and drums trio, who describe their music as "The first two decades of Rock & Roll drenched in psychedelic rain." "The Brothers" are much loved wherever they perform and have a loyal fan base ...

Nova Guarda - Brazilian Carnival Show

the hottest sounds from the street blocos of Rio de Janeiro


Novacain are a 3-piece indie-rock band from Birmingham, UK. Novacain consists of Lee (lead vocals, guitar), James (bass) and Mark (drums). The current Novacain line-up was formed in April 2006, and they have recently started gigging in and around Bir ...


Formed in 2004 NOW 2 are a male & female duo using live guitars, vocals,& backing tracks.They have been performing up & down the country at clubs,bars, dinner dances, and parties. The standard of their live performance is reflected in the ...


NowAssassin formed approx 12 months ago and have toured relentlessly to solid audiences. They have already picked up reviews like "After this gig you had a feeling you just witnessed something very special" - Ryan's Gig Guide, and, "Imagine Lou Reed ...


Nu Soul Generation

Floor filling, high energy classic Soul band lead by a professional female soul singer and 7 of the best professional musicians within the genre. A fantastic cocktail of Motown, Stax, Atlantic and disco - Nu Soul Generation are available for high-end ...


We are a Rock/Pop cover band of the highest order playing great new and old tunes with an emphasise on fun.We have been together for 4 years now gigging constantly and improving the set all the time with new tunes . We play all types of gigs from We ...


Nya King

Nya was raised on a diverse musical diet of many of the world's greatest vocal stars, which is reflected in her many shows in the UK, Europe and Africa. However, without a shadow of a doubt the incomparable and unrivalled God-given voice of Whitney E ...

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