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STEVEN DREW and ALEX WILLIAMS now known as S T E A L play electric and acoustic music a range of ORIGINAL songs and great covers - based in Stafford - play across the Midlands and beyond- (07974 135734)

Sack Sabbath

Sack Sabbath are a Black Sabbath tribute band from Nottingham, UK. They are a fully authentic tribute to the original masters of metal with full Sabbath costume and perform only songs from the classic era of Sabbath 1970-1978

Sacred Mother Tongue

Sacred Mother Tongue are a Metal/ Rock band from Northampton U.K. The band have become known for their tight, agressive yet melodic metal sound with an old school feel containing elements of hard rock especially in the vocals.

Sally Pepper

Sally Pepper is a acoustic pop/rock singer/song writer from Liverpool. Having opened shows for popular bands, featured in Kerrang and Front magazine and a UK tour with Tom Staniford as well as playing and touring with bands all over the UK, Sally Pep ...

Sally Spring

Sally's "soulful and gritty style" (Uncut, UK), "transfixing, gorgeous alto" (Sing Out!), along with husband, Ted Lyons (who's performed with Alex Chilton, Sun Ra, Percy Sledge, John Lee Hooker) with his eclectic, edgy, rhythmic style on resonator gu ...


There come's a time when you do what you want, forget what the industry wants, just do what come's natural. Saltflat originate from the west midlands in the uk with a history of a t-shirt, been there, done that. Spat out many years ago Neal Cook (Th ...


Sam & The Womp

"Did somebody order a party?" That's the mantra of Sam and the Womp, a Technicolor explosion of comic book superheroes and pop art who brew a potent cocktail of ska, dubstep, brass 'n' bass. At the front stands de facto band leader Sam punching out t ...

Sam Bailey

The former prison officer stole the hearts of a nation on X Factor and since winning her feet have barely touched the ground. Sam has achieved an incredible No. 1 with her single Skyscraper, supported Beyoncé on her current tour, and performed with h ...

Sam Carter Trio

'The finest English-style finger-picking guitarist of his generation' Jon Boden - Sam Carter released his debut album in 2009 and ever since there has been a mounting excitement about this songwriter, guitarist and singer. At the time he was an Emerg ...

Sam Crockatt Quartet

Featuring four of the most in-demand and creative musicians on the UK scene Sam Crockatt (tenor saxophone), Matt Robinson (piano), Oli Hayhurst (double bass), and James Maddren (drums) . Their first album Howeird won album of the year in the parliame ...

Sam Eden

Sam Eden is a talented and charismatic songwriter, constantly driven by his passion for music. "Without music, my life is completely worthless. Its the only thing that really makes sense to me." He appears to be rather troubled by the complexities of ...

Sam Evans

Sam Evans, 18, is a rising star in the UK having performed over 75 sets in the past 12 months at venues such as The Troubadour; Earls Court; Mama Stones, Exeter; The Tunnels, Bristol and Mojo Club, Bucharest plus Festival events such as Dot to Dot, B ...

Sam Gomm

Sam Gomm is the eldest son of Ian gomm (ex brinsley swartz). For more details go to www.myspace.com/sammygomm.

Sam Payne

Sam Payne virtuoso pianist/singer/songwriter of many styles

Sam Rogers

Sam Rogers is one of the best saxophonists in the country and he will be performing some funky jazz for your enjoyment

Sam Watts Octet

Sam Watts' music draws on a diverse range of musical styles and influences, from jazz to tango, Brazilian music, classical music and ragtime, with a big cinematic influence as well


As one of the UK's most enigmatic artists, twenty-seven year old Sampha has lent his vocal, production and songwriting talents to a range of stand-out releases, including Solange, Frank Ocean and FKA Twigs.


Sanchez formed in February 2002, and consist of, Lewis Atkinson - Guitars. John Roper - Bass/Vocals. Paul Downes - Drums. Paul Bromley - Vocals. Sanchez have successfully combined massive, crunchy rock riffs with melodic and thoughtful voca ...

Sandi Thom

"As striking a musical reinvention as you're likely to witness this year." - Barry Nicholson, News Of The World The real Sandi Thom has stepped forward, and surely no one has ever been quite so happy to get the blues. On June 7, a new Sandi emerge ...

Sara Lowes

Sara has developed a great reputation touring as a session musician with King Creosote, The Earlies, Jim Noir and more. Q magazine gave her new album, Back To Creation, 4 stars calling it 'A smouldering retro riot of tinkling pianos and breezy60's br ...

Sara Zazo

Sara Zazo began studying Saxophone at the age of 7. She finished her Bachelor Degree in saxophone at the Superior Conservatory of Badajoz, Spain, in 2010, and continued studying a postgraduate degree in Contemporary Music and Chamber Music at the Con ...

Sarah Gail Brand

Sarah Gail Brand hails from Birmingham, but is now London based. She is one of UK leading improvisers on trombone and leads a quartet with three other improvisers of equal status: Steve Beresford on electronics, John Edwards on bass and Mark Sanders ...

Sarah Miller

Sarah Miller started her career at seventeen, recording her first studio session with the Climax Blues Band. Having caught the bug, she joined her first band (signed to Chrysalis) a few months later, widely touring the UK. Her versatile voice and ext ...

Sarah Miller & Dan Machin

Sarah Miller started her career at seventeen, recording her first studio session with the Climax Blues Band. Having caught the bug, she joined her first band (signed to Chrysalis) a few months later, widely touring the UK. Her versatile voice and ext ...

Sarah Smith Trio

The Sarah Smith Trio play gypsy jazz with authentic passion, fire and virtuosity. This band is keeping the spirit of the music of Django Reinhardt and Stephane Grappelli alive

Sarcastic Comment

Luke Wassell leads Sarcastic Comment with his unique vocals and guitar skills; this is combined with inimitable bass riffs by Sam Turton, melodic support on guitar by David Matthews and distinctive drum beats from Kieran Lock creating an original fir ...


Formed back in 2008, Swedish band 'Sarea' has been described as "a melodic punch in the face". The band recently held an acclaimed performance at the prestigious Sweden Rock Festival and we can't disagree with the fact that Sarea is definitely a heav ...


Sassafras were first formed in 1970 as a three-piece band with guitarist Ralph Evans, bassist Ricky John Holt and drummer Rob Reynolds. Guitarist David (Dai) Shell, who was working in a residency in Titos nightclub in Cardiff was the first musician t ...

Satchel Blue

Satchel Blue are a five piece band consisting of Rob Hayes (vocals/guitar), James Thornett (vocals/guitar), Ian Myatt (Keyboards), Andy Dudley (Bass), Mark Golland (Drums). The songwriting of Hayes/Thornett has been influenced by a diverse mixture ...

Satellite Stories

The Finnish quartet - formed of Esa Mankinen (vocals/guitar), Marko Heikkinen (lead guitar), Jyri Pesonen (Bass/vocals) and Olli-Pekka Ervasti (drums) - have generated a reputation for creating powerful indie pop. 2012 saw the band release their debu ...

Satinder Sartaaj

Satinder Sartaaj is an Indian Punjabi singer and he is known to be an expression of Poetry. He sings in his own style, Punjabi culture lives in the writings of his personality, his Sufi thoughts go deep in his poetry, and everyone gets lost in his co ...


We would like to say thank you for taking an interest in the band. Here is just a small part of Satori's history. The band was formed in March 2004 by Steve Withe (Former Lead Vocals) and Rob Mills (Lead Guitar) after a chance meeting. Shortly after ...


An eclectic fusion that has evolved by absorbing infiences from blues, rock, Indian, jazz, Latino and dance with gorgeous harmonies and melodies. Excellent live reputation.


Our Mission: To rock! Based in Birmingham, England, we formed in the summer of 2003 via a tangled web of friendships from work and Uni. Due to lifestyle/geographical changes the original line-up is no longer together, but we are back with some ...

Saul Rose & James Delarre

James Delarre and Saul Rose combine thrilling fiddle performances with some of the finest melodeon playing in a new duo harnessing all the subtleties of traditional music while producing an exciting and energetic display of musicianship. Together the ...

Saul Williams

Godlike genius


http://www.overplay.com/sayne Playing stuff from buzzcocks, beatles, kaiser chiefs, thin lizzy, the undertones and the who

School of Seven Bells

School of Seven Bells formed nearly six years ago, and at the time as a trio: vocalist Alejandra Deheza, guitarist/producer Benjamin Curtis, and ex-vocalist/synth player Claudia Deheza. Curtis and the Deheza sisters met while on tour with their respe ...


Bloxwich-based band covering Sabbath,Purple,UFO,Cult etc. Rocking together since 2001.

Science vs. Romance

Science vs. Romance is the brain child of frontman Matthew Vale. In 2002, still aged only 16, he was whisked off on a whirlwind trip of a lifetime, playing to crowds in the United States, Europe and Japan, recording with some of the indus ...

Science Will Save Us

Science Will Save Us fuse elements of funk and grunge to create an energetic plethora of dirty guitar chords, pounding bass lines, explosive drumming and smooth melodies which inspire audiences to lose themselves completely, dancing on fluffy clouds ...

Sci-Fi Mafia

The pyschotronic assassins Sci-Fi Mafia were formed late 2004,combining analogue pulses and sequencers of the synthetic terrorist John Bambury with the slight metal guitar of the excellent Chesney,layered on top of the rhythm of awesome naked drummer ...

Scorched Earth

a project founded by singer-songwriter Mike Gates and saxophonist/composer/arranger Chris Bowden. Scorched Earth explore a freethinking flexible heartfelt approach towards making music, resulting in a multi dimensional cross genre conemporary acousti ...

Scott Bench Taylor

Scott Bench-Taylor is a midlands based artist that performs soul classics including Northern hits. His charm and amazing raw talent makes him possibly the best solo artist you will meet.

Scott Matthews

Born in Wolverhampton in 1976, Scott Matthews released his ground-breaking single 'Elusive' in September 2006. The single received much airplay from BBC Radio DJs such as Jo Whiley, Dermot O'Leary, and Zane Lowe and, in May 2007, was awarded the Ivor ...

Scott Walker & Dusty Springfield Tribute

Mike Powell and Tina Oberman team up to bring you the ultimate tribute show. Following Mike's winning performance on ITV's Stars In Their Eyes singing the Walker Brothers "Sun Aint Gonna Shine Anymore" Mike has become one of the UK's leading tribute ...

Scottish Fiddle Orchestra

With 100 performers this unique event offers a feast of music from lively jigs and reels, to strathspeys, hauntingly beautiful slow airs, and well-known songs. The music, mainly arranged or composed by the late John Mason, and played by the orchestra ...

Scout Killers

A 5 piece alternative band from bath with big sounds. Influences from all over the musical spectrum. For more info please visit www.facebook.com/scoutkillers

Screaming Maldini

"phenomenal" - Drowned in Sound "ludicrously ace songs." - Heckler Spray "nothing short of mind blowing" - Hit The Floor "the poppiest, most energetic sound, overflowing with beautiful yet hyper melodies." - The Guardian "a very brave gro ...


Four Sheffield lads, still with a hard-on for all things rock return from a hiatus writing and recording a second batch of material. Their new stuff follows the mini-tour for the release of their debut album "Definitely the Red Wire". DTRW featured 1 ...


Scrimshire's first album "Along came the Devil one night" came out in 2009 after a run of successful singles and UK gigs with his very own live band. His sound mixes soul, funk, jazz, african and latin music with electronic influences and combines it ...

Scruffy Red Dogs

Female fronted rock covers band based in Wolverhampton.Formed in 1998 for one off charity gig and still going strong!


Recently formed 'covers with a twist' group. Suit very wide range of taste

Sea Fields

Sea Fields After years of bedroom demos, endless gigs in the 4 corners of the UK and Radio 1 exposure, Kid Captain thought a change was due. The 4 piece band from Wolverhampton who have been together for 6 years, gained accolades from music guru ...

Sean Taylor

'Raw and bluesy and yet a Tim Buckley meets Marc Bolan thang is apparent' Guardian Music

Sean Vegas

Europes no.1 Elvis Tribute. A MUST for any Elvis fan.


season are a hard working young band with talent and dedication, who over the last couple of years have earnt a reputation as one of the best and most exciting bands in britain. season play alternative rock, based around huge pounding drums, groov ...


Seaway is a Canadian rock band from Oakville, Ontario, formed in 2011.

Seckou Keita

Variously described as a 'griot (praise singer), composer, djembe master, virtuoso and pioneer', extraordinary Senegalese kora player Seckou is a rare type of musician, seated in tradition whilst constantly pushing the boundaries of his art.

Second City Soul

Second City Soul is a sensational soul/funk party band! Playing classic and contemporary soul, funk and R&B, they guarantee to provide a highlight to your special event that stays long in the memory!! The band have high profile experience wit ...

Second Thoughts

We are Great friends that have played in various bands over the years and now playing what we enjoy, basically for fun and hope that people still enjoy our music. Great little 60,s covers band,playing the hits of yesteryear from Beatles to Hollie ...

Second Time Round

Second Time Round are a Midlands-based acoustic duo consisting of Karen Ivison (Kaz) on vocals and Mike Fleming (me) on guitar and bass. We've been going since early 2005, when I heard Kaz singing in the kitchen and asked her if she wanted to have a ...

Secondhand Story

We are Secondhand Story from Wolverhampton, WM. We started out back in the early summer but put the band on hold for awhile with personal matters & commitments. Great news is that were now back together & are gonna work at putting on lots of ...

Secret Affair

In a period of a little over two years, they posted five releases in the UK Singles Chart, and released three albums. The debut single "Time For Action" sold over 200,000 copies and reached number 13 in the UK chart, putting them at the forefront of ...


Formed from the surrounding areas of Birmingham, the five piece Secretality were formed in 2002, initially the idea of fellow musicians; Guitarists Dave Hazel and Keith Goodwin and Bass player Jon Jones. Their concept was to start a new kind of metal ...

Seduced Woman Dead

"Tech-noise arsonists seducedwomandead clearly show little remorse in their affliction. these tight-trousered locals let loose a playfully rich tapestry of styles that veer from crushing grooves to squealing dissonance and camp spoilt brat whines, an ...

Self Against City

For some people, acquiring a pimped out ride and a pimped out life is a worthwhile aspiration. Ask Self Against City lead singer Jonathan Temkin about his goals and he tells a very different story. "People are searching for something to make them com ...


The Selotape boys like to try and experiment with many ideas and sounds. It's a simple three-piece guitar band but with a slight twist, the twist being the use of Selotape! The art of selotaping a number of notes down on a keyboard can create a reall ...


Semantics are a four piece post-punk/indie-rock band based in Birmingham, with Aidan Willis on Guitar, Josh RB on Bass, Rob Lilley on Vocals/Guitar and Simon Lees on drums. Forming back in August of 2014, a large portion of time has been spent cra ...


Full original line-up of the UKs scratch metal pioneers


Seraphidian deliver a brutal onslaught of crushingly heavy riffs, Stomping grooves, Driving beats & Guttural Rumblings of the vocal variety. With influences such as: Machine Head, Testament, Meshuggah & Pantera, Seraphidian have crafted a un ...

Sergei Podobedov

Russian born pianist Sergei Podobedov has been described as "a magnificent pianist who possesses outstanding virtuosic skills combined with true musicality and a refined sense of style." Since making his orchestral debut at the age of 12, Sergei has ...

Seth Lakeman

Seth Lakeman, is the West Country born singer and songwriter credited with bringing folk music to a whole new audience since his 2005 Mercury nominated debut 'Kitty Jay'. Seth's third album 'Poor Man's Heaven' (follow up to 2006's critically accla ...

Seven Heroes

Tipped as the hottest unsigned band in the region, SEVEN HEROES have rocketed to the fore-front of the North-Eastern music scene in record time. Despite only forming in mid-2005, they have earned a reputation as one of the most energetic and exciting ...

Seven Stories Forward

Formed in February 2007, 7SF are making music and playing as many gigs as possible.


In 2001, UK Midlands based rock band "7 dayz" emerged with an exciting and fresh sound, combining excellent musicianship with powerful songs and strong melodies to make this a band to be reckoned with. They are currently touring around the Midlands. ...

Seventh Horizon

Seventh Horizon: Dan, Alex, Haz, Ross. 4 piece punk band ready to show you what music is all about!

Sex Pistols Experience

The band perform Worldwide but currently mostly throughout the U.K/Europe. Tribute bands come & go every few months but only the best will survive. Now with an 15yr history of performing something like 1500+ live shows in all the top clubs, bars ...

Sgt Peppers Only Dart Board Band

This band has received worldwide acclaim for its funny, colourful and brilliant Beatles tribute concerts. Featuring some stupendous live arangements of all the great hits and more, this is a rare comeback appearance.

Shadow plays Rory

High quality band playing the music of the late, great Irish bluesman Rory Gallagher. Their aim is to recapture the atmosphere of Rory's live gigs.


Top quality tribute to Rory Gallagher. Appeared at the International Rory Gallagher festival, Ballyshannon, Ireland, 2006.

Shadows Fall

Before the so-called "New Wave of American Heavy Metal" was even a ripple, Shadows Fall were there. Emerging from Springfield, Massachusetts in 1995, this D.I.Y. band ultimately found legions of fans, worldwide fame, two Grammy nominations, and even ...

Shady Bard

A bit about us...We write, record and produce our own songs at our makeshift home studio. Live we play as a five-piece: Lawrence (23) - guitar, piano, vocals Tom (23) - guitars, ebow, bass Olly (21) - drums Jasmin (20) - violin, keyboards ...

Shake Your Tail Feather

Blues Brothers Tribute Band

Shameless Quo

Together since 1984 playing self-penned material under the name Piledriver. As Shameless Quo have been performing a Quo tribute since 1998. Highlight so far playing the Cropredy festival 2006 in support of Glen Tilbrook and 10cc.

Shana Tova

Shana Tova play melodic post-hardcore reminiscent of Sugar, Fugazi, Mission Of Burma etc etc. The band features Geordie - ex-vocalist and guitarist with The Starries, Leanne from Twist on Bass and Alan from Panda Love Unit on Drums.

Shark Attack

SHARK ATTACK This quintet combines both young & seasoned players, featuring music ranging from soul to funk & including jazz & blues. Their modern polished repertoire includes arrangements of old standards. Unique vocals, duelling gui ...

Sharon Lewis

Sharon has enjoyed a diverse musical career writing and recording with eclectic artists such as Orbital (Middle Of Nowhere) and 1 Giant Leap (What About Me?) which featured artists such as Michael Stipe and KD Lang; she also performed alongside Ani D ...


Sharon-Marie is becoming one of the leading forces in corporate/private entertainment. Former frontwoman for chart-topping acid jazz band Goldbug, she is now making a name for herself in a very competitive market place evidence of an outstanding, det ...

Shaun Perry

Shaun's incredible four octave vocal range enables him to perform songs from Roy Orbison, The Stylistics and Frankie Valli. This mixes perfectly with songs from the West End, Modern Pop, Swing and Classic Ballards. Shaun also incorporates his talent ...

Shawn Colvin

Shawn Colvin has won three Grammy Awards, including two for the hit single Sunny Came Home, and has been nominated for another seven. She has released 10 albums, maintained a non-stop touring schedule, appeared on countless television and radio progr ...

She Get High

Formerly known as Casino Twist, the band hit top gear in the summer of 2006 when Ben, Stu and Pete teamed up with the explosive drumming skills of Matt and sweet riffs of Luke and quickly made a name for themselves on the gig circuit as a high energy ...


Female fronted Queen tribute


SheBangg are a four piece band based in Shropshire, between the Bridgnorth and Lilleshall areas. They first started up a little under five years ago playing a mix of covers plus some of their own material. Now focusing mainly on their own composition ...


Described in Venue Magazine as ''fresh and distinctive'', with ''rhythmic variety and great imagination''. Sheelanagig's popularity has grown from strength to strength. With European street festivals, theatres, art centres and festivals like Glastonb ...

Shelley Quarmby

Change is to adjust to new things, to transform; to revolutionize yourself. 2008 saw Shelly do all these things. In April 2008 she reached the regional final of 'Live and Unsigned' a national singing competition, in August she arrived in Toronto, Can ...


4 peice soul/motown/blues covers band fronted by the excellent vocals of Shelley Blain

Shelvis68 and the SP Band

Five piece Elvis tribute band playing all the hits from the 50's to the 70's. Able to deliver a full Elvis show with costume change and DJ providing pre show and interval music. Available for parties, weddings and all your special occasions to make y ...

Sherman Robertson Band

Sherman Robertson is a master of hard-swinging Texas electric blues. Robertson often surprises audiences with his ability to play with a rock edge. "I use that driving, zydeco groove and put blues on top of it," says Robertson. In June 2000, Robertso ...

Shifting Sands

original Sixties band, all Brummie rockers mingling with the likes of Led Zeppelin when they were all starting out - this lot went on to get 'proper' jobs!

Shifty Chicken Shed

Charity Shop Pop


Shinedown exploded onto the US rock scene in 2003 with their RIAA platinum-certified breakthrough debut, 'Leave A Whisper'. 2005 saw the release of sophomore album 'Us and Them', the RIAA gold-certified record that yielded the blockbusting single "Sa ...

Shiny Toy Guns

SHINY TOY GUNS Jeremy Dawson - synthesizers, bass Chad Petree - voices, guitars Carah Faye - voices Mikey Martin - drums Embracing the best elements of pop, post-punk, alternative and dance music, Shiny Toy Guns create enveloping, inviting s ...


Guitar/lead Vocals - George Flynn Guitar/vocals - Niall Bradnick Bass/vocals - Tom Healey Drums/Vocals - Andy Crowder


Shlomo is one of the world's finest human beatboxers, known for his experimental collaborations with a diverse range of artists such as DJ Yoda, Bjork, Martha Wainwright, Hexstatic, Portico Quartet, Jarvis Cocker, Mad Professor and his awesome beatbo ...


SHMOO are a fresh electro-pop duo, hotly tipped by the BBC as a "junior orbital" who "mix mammoth dance, raw garage band and full blown pop brilliantly". Mancunian brothers, David and Neil Newport, produce and perform their own unique blend of electr ...

Shonen Knife

Shonen Knife are a super influential all-female Japanese pop-punk band formed in Osaka, in 1981, by sisters Naoko Yamano and Atsuko Yamano and their friend Atsuko Yamano. The Ramones, loving food obsessed trio effortlessly created kooky songs with up ...


Shooze are a three-piece ska/punk band, from Birmingham, West Midlands, made up of Jon Kings (lead vocals/guitar), Ryan Kings (vocals/bass), and Ricky-Lee Cooper (drums.) They describe their music as "a hybrid of 70's ska, punk & reggae" and have ...

Show Of Hands

BBC award-winning, Albert Hall filling Show of Hands - England's finest acoustic roots duo. Acclaimed singer songwriter Steve Knightley and eye-defying multi instrumentalist Phil Beer - former BBC Best Live Act winners - have a stand out new studio ...

Show Of Hands with Miranda Sykes

They've sold out the Royal Albert Hall three times, headlined at festivals from Glastonbury to WOMAD, supported the likes of Peter Gabriel and Jools Holland and been voted the public's Best Live Act in the BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards.


The record speaks for itself with 10 Top 5 hits, including the band's first no. 1 single UNDER THE MOON OF LOVE * WHEN * I WONDER WHY * DANCIN' PARTY * THREE STEPS TO HEAVEN * PRETTY LITTLE ANGEL EYES * YOU GOT WHAT IT TAKES * A LITTLE BIT OF SOAP ...


ShurFire are a 4 piece band based in the Midlands area. The band formed in 2003 when guitarist Nick Banford met Richard Woodhouse in guitar lessons after school, after jamming together they enlisted friends Chris Bracknall and Simon Head to play bass ...


During the mid-to-late 1980s, Britain's homegrown melodic hard rock scene was blessed with an embarrassment of riches. No one who lived through the era could forget the hook-friendly quality of (takes a deep breath...) FM, Tobruk, Strangeways, Dare, ...


Birmingham Based Metal Band. Formed in 1999, 5 members Poynt, Sy, Ozzy, Paul & Pawl. (2 bassists for extra heaviness!) Influences include Raging Speedhorn, Pantera, Biohazard & Sepultura. Have demo & gigs coming up - see website for more

Sid Peacock & Surge

Birmingham based 16-piece big band latest album 'La Fete'

Sideways Glance

5 piece Indie band, with blues influences


let me introduce myself. I'm Sam Duggins. Frontman of Birmingham Based Indie Hardcore act Sienna. After being together just 7 months, we have taken off in a big way and been chosen to support the likes of Lights Action, Yashin, Saving Aimee and A ...


Formed in 2001. Destroying eardrums ever since. SIGIL are total extreme brutal old school thrash death metal. Insane live show. That about sums it up!


Signify are a four piece rock/metal band that are setting out to make music that they love and comes directly from the heart! Starting out as an idea between Rich Kenwrick (Guitars) and Craig Keating (Vocals) in late 2008, they recruited close fri ...

Sigur Ros

sigur rós hail from iceland, and rightly claim to bring you the beautiful landscape of their homeland with their music. it's impossible to justify it with words, you have to listen to it to understand.

Silent TriGGer

Who are Silent TriGGer? Silent TriGGer are a rush of fresh air 'guitar based, no-nonsense, nu-glam rock band'. They are four lads from the same area of the world that has given you Black Sabbath, The Wonder Stuff, Diamond Head, Robert Plant and Sl ...


Three piece acoustic band from Evesham. The band has written their own songs and consist of a guitarist, vocalist and a pianist.


Silhouettes, an unsigned band formed by song writer Nathan Till and his brother in law Jason Cuthill. The band are based in the city of Wolverhampton in the UK. The band consists of Nathan (Singer/Song Writer), Jason Cuthill (Drums/Production), Benja ...


Undeniably talented and not afraid to experiment, they never fail to impress. With their innovative and full bodied blend of funk, rock and soulful vocals, not to mention echoes of the Chili Peppers and the passion of Incubus, Silva:Code ooze style.

Silver Tequila

Worcester/Birmingham based Rock Punk foursome. Very catchy tunes, pumping rhythm, wailing guitars and powerful vocals.


Acquiring the name from the famous children's author, Silverstein was formed in early 2000 in an attempt to tear down the boundaries between Hardcore, Emo and Punk. Originally started as a side project, the band was a chance for its members to try so ...


Formed in 2002, this powerful acoustic based indie rock band have slowly been making waves on the Birmingahm music scene. Powerful vocals, intelligent lyrics and magical musicianship gaurantee a great listening experience.

Sim Card for the Soul

SIM Card for the Soul are a Birmingham based band. The music is guitar based folk/gothic/rock with lyrics to slash your wrists by. However the emotive sounds of Alex's guitar with Mat G howling like an enraged guinea pig sometimes bring a tear to you ...

Simon Lees

Simon's musical career spans 25 years and he has performed and recorded with many bands. Since 1995 Simon has performed his "One Man Rock Show" across the UK and is also a highly respected guitar teacher. Most notable of Simon's recordings are hi ...

Simon Munnery

Also known as The League Against Tedium..

Simon Scardanelli

"You never know what is lurking around That Dangerous Sparkle's dark corner, but whatever it is will always shock and surprise. Scardanelli is always prepared to take a risk, and we should all hope that it is this experimentation that is the future o ...

Simon Spillett Quartet

Accomplished tenor saxophonist leading a quartet with pianist Keith Bill, Tom Hill on bass and Miles Levin on drums.

Sinatra Style

An authentic Frank Sinatra Lookalike and Soundalike Tribute by a popular Frank Sinatra Tribute Artist.

Singalong with Mal Coote

Singalong with Mal Coote - Every Thursday - Music from the 50s, 60s & 70s. A friendly session where everyone is welcome to give us a song. Complimentary hot food served at half time for everyone!


Birmingham based singleMum hit a sultry and evocative tone. A juxtapositional reverie; they are somehow chic and rag tag, soul and folk at the same time. Writer & singer Julianne has been described as sounding like an 'angel that flew through hel ...


Sinistra formed in early 2005 when Steve and Simon (guitar and bass) advertised for a singer to front their unique blend of dark, powerful rock - an industrial tinge with influences from the likes of Garbage and The Cure. Their intention was to emula ...


Sion are an unsigned touring five-piece original rock band from south UK.

Siouxsie & The Banshees - Next Step

Italian Siouxsie tribute


Emotional Evokative indie rock with some intresting twists


Born in the sleepy town of St.Ives, Cambridgeshire, but moving to London to pursue music, 24-year-old James Page struggled to adapt to the capital. He worked as an administrator for a bailiff company, played a crash-course of depressing open mic nigh ...


Four guys delivering a "Rock 'n' Roll PARTY" to your venue. Great guitar tunes from the fifties to the noughties - with an EDGE.

Ska Face

Ska'd up classics with a side serving of Reggae and Funk topped with Hip-Hop


A 6 piece band that met in a bar and after a fight ended up a ska band. Now billed as the best tribute to two tone in the uk. Quality brass, bass player championed by mr Horace Panter from the specials, a keyboard player with a degree, ginger drummer ...


Skadigan are an 8-piece band from Warwickshire, UK. We write and play our own songs, and generally aim to get as many people skanking as possible at our gigs! We use a vast variety of instruments (the more the better!), and have a four-piece horn sec ...


SkaFinger are a Midlands-based Ska band covering many of the great Ska tunes with our own unique twist; and throwing a few other Ska'd up numbers in for good measure!


Skambomambo are based in the Polish / German border town of Szczcecin and started when Maltese born Don Mario Cordina landed in around 1999 and fell in love with Poland and its people. Today's line-up is a stage experienced set-up which dabbles in th ...


Manchester-based Reggae/Jazz 6-piece, Skamel. They came together under the leadership of Johnny Hunter to explore the music of Raspigaous, a French Ska and Dub outfit. Since then the set has grown and grown to feature a number of original composition ...


Skatch are a 'Caffeine fuelled punk pop trio" from Birmingham, England playing energetic and easily accessible power pop tunes. The band constantly work as hard as possible promoting itself, playing as many shows wherever and whenever possible ar ...


Skerryvore, the award-winning band that hail from the tiny Isle of Tiree in Scotland released their fourth album 'World of Chances' in 2012. Formed in 2005 and taking their name from the famous lighthouse located off the Hebridean island of Tiree, Sk ...


Skewwhiff - (ski-wiff) to mean:- four musical oddments beautifully placed at an angle of a very fine line, to acheive the meaning. We're sounding banging so far. Not necessarily 'banging' banging but we have our moments.Mm Groovy, maybe. Agricult ...


Ex-Dub War front man Benji, with his nu-metal, Rasta-Core band already with huge success in the States, coming back to their UK roots and spread the word.


Manchester centered project SkinjoB was originally formed by founder members 'Fitz' and artist 'Manns' back in 1991 when they set out to produce 'post modern industrial dance' in the days of frontline assembly, nitzer ebb, ministry, skinny puppy and ...

Skinny Lister

Skinny Lister are not your average, modern day, gentrified English folk group. Fronted by Dan Heptinstall and Lorna Thomas; a vocalist with a lusty cackle and flirtatious presence, the London based five-piece hail from across England. Borrowing the n ...

Sklamberg & The Shepherds

Three renowned performers of Eastern European Jewish music come together in this exceptional new trio: Lorin Sklamberg, co-founder of the legendary Klezmatics; uniquely innovative clarinetist Merlin Shepherd, and the remarkable vocalist/pianist Polin ...

Skorched Earth

Formed in 2005, but took a year to finally settle with a four piece, Chemist, Snowie, joe, and Maggie. Performed for six months when Snowie left due to differences of opinion. Phil joined but still performs with his band N.V. perfomed feb 3rd 07 1st ...


Classic rock covers, '60s to present, including Black Sabbath, Rolling Stones, Foo Fighters, Stereophonics, Cream, U2, Whitesnake, ZZTop, and many more.

Skull Fox

4 Piece Metal / Hard Rock band based in the West Midlands. Been playing together for over 1 year and played well over 50 live performances so far. we've recorded 2 Demo's, 1 of them is available to listen to on our myspace page and we are constantly ...

Skunk Anansie

Since regrouping in 2009 after an eight-year hiatus, Skunk Anansie have gone from strength to strength. Their 2010 album, Wonderlustre, saw the band combine their trademark raw rock riffs, deep funk, frenetic drumwork and lush vocals with more confid ...


Slab 3 friends down on their 'musical' luck get together for a jam session late summer '05 and the rest is history... Mission statement: To create good, honest, loud music disregarding genre, boundaries, and anyone's humble opinion = NO F**KING COMP ...

Slack Alice

Founder member and singer/songwriter Cliff Stocker started the band in 1973 after playing in 'travelling jukeboxes' throughout UK and Europe. The band amassed a dedicated following and eventually signed to Chapel Music and appeared on The Old Grey Wh ...

Slaid Cleaves

with writer Stephen King's description of Cleaves's "calm dusty/sweet voice" in the sleevenotes, there's plenty of gold to be panned from these songs. And that can't be taken away.' The Independent June 2009




Sleepyhead are a six piece band whose original sound is driven by strong harmonies and a funky Latin-American style percussion. They have just finished recording a 6 track EP through Incubator Records entitled "Change of Season".

Sleezzee Top

Formed just over three years ago, Sleezzee Top are a live 4 piece rock band who combine hits from famous American blues-rockers ZZTop with other classic rock artists such as AC/DC, The Stones, Bryan Adams etc etc. The band can be seen live in venues ...

Slide Boy Roy

Chicago Blues inspired five-piece playing slide / bottleneck guitar

Slidin Steve

Like a lot of the old bluesmen of old,Steve started out on the gospel trail,recording his first self-penned album in 1978.Further albums followed in the next few years.A move to Guernsey in 1984 presented Steve with many concerts,radio play,another a ...


The Ultimate UK tribute to Slipknot

Slow Club

Slow Club formed in Sheffield in 2006. Band members: Charles Watson (piano, guitar & vocals) & Rebecca Taylor (drums, guitar & vocals)


Formed in 1987 the band toured with Thunder and Wishbone ash. Recently they played at the Birmingham Arts festival and have jammed with Robert Plant on a number of ocasions, commenting on the vocals skills of singer Paul Bridgewater.


The Slumdogs are a fast up and coming Blackpool based Indie Rock Act. Their idea is to bring proper Noughties' Indie Rock with an old school twist; back to the forefront of the British music scene. On the 1st April 2016 the band released their debut ...


SLUNT is a hard rock band's hard rock band. Plain and simple. Jagged around the edges and bursting with huge riffs from abrasive guitars held in place by a one-two punch of a rhythm section that recalls AC/DC in their 'Back In Black' prime. Add to th ...


Slade tribute and Glam review. One of the best Noddy soundalikes in the business !

Small Existence

Currently changing line up with two member gone small EXISTENCE consisting of Andy Dugmore and Peter Winwood are lookig for a bass player to add more depth to the band still able to gig with there Acousto indie/Rock sound and style, small EXISTENCE s ...

Smoke Feathers

Born on a river, raised by a river... Ladies and Gentlemen, we are proud to present to you today Smoke Feathers -- alt. explorers of noise and harmony. Sunshine revolutionaries all... What the people are saying about Smoke Feathers The London ...


raunchy, in your face rocking blues band formed by sisters Scarlet and Ebony Clay

Smokin Blues Band

The Smokin' Blues Band are a powerful three or four piece blues rock band consisting of Smokin' Ade Wakelin on guitar and vocal, Pete Mastrantone on bass and backing vocal and one or two drummers including Nigel Smithson, Miles Levin and Jim Simpson ...


Snafu were formed from the ashes of Juicy Lucy & Freedom in 1972 by Bobby Harrison & Micky Moody. The rest of the band were drafted in from the Van Morrison band & Ginger Baker's Airforce. Musically, they resembled Little Feat and the All ...

Snake Davis Band

Snake Davis is well established as one of the UK's leading Saxophonists. As resident saxophonist on "Tonight With Jonathon Ross" he played with the likes of James Brown, Smokey Robinson, Chaka Khan and many more. He has been seen regularly on TV with ...

Snakebite - Whitesnake Tribute Band

Snakebite are the UK's most authentic WhitesnakeTribute. Snakebite recreate the energy and technical expertise in every area from guitars to vocals, bass, drums and keys. Snakebite are a 6 piece band and therefore can recreate all the harmony guitar ...

Snakeskin Rose

Original and cover band, covering classic rock and blues Genre in the vein of Purple, Cinderella, Alter Bridge, Velvet Revolver. Band members are Kris Harris - Guitar Marc Harris - Drums Paul Anderson - Guitar and Vox Baz Lane - Bass Guitar and ...

Snooty Bobs

We are brothers and sisters that exist today as separate people, unified in heavenly musical vibrations. All sound, light and matter are at their core just vibration, and our chosen path is to promote the vibration of unity across all humans, gods, ...

Snowy White & The White Flames

Snowy White will play a number of select UK dates with his band, The White Flames, which will include Richard Bailey and Max Middleton. Richard and Max are best known for their outstanding contribution on Jeff Beck's 'Blow by Blow' album. The new Sn ...


Snyde was formed in 2006 by two Guitarists, both aged 18 (at the time), eager to play to people who appreciate rock as much as them, over time they progressed until finally they decided that they needed a drummer. After some auditions, they found a y ...

So Called Enemy

So called enemy formed in 2002 with Ryan Lowry and Matt Jones known as 'Not affected'. We started playing covers then began to write songs as we started playing bigger gigs. We finished 3rd in the BBC 'School of rock' competition in March 2004 and ...

So Solid Crew

So Solid Crew are an English UK garage, grime and hip hop group originating from Battersea, na wha ah meen blud?

Soft Ground

featuring MOTT THE HOOPLE's VERDEN ALLEN in SOFT GROUND with former Tigertailz drummer Matt Blakout

Soilent Green

Blending elements of grindcore, death metal, black metal, hardcore, and bluesy, groove-oriented Southern rock, Lousiana quintet Soilent Green has grown into one of the most distinctive bands in the U.S. metal underground. Along with contemporaries su ...


formed in shrewsbury 2 years ago, have proved they could be the next great british band. people are starting to sit up and listen. its about time.


The band to watch in 2010, their star is rising with every passing gig. A sound which includes intricate and melodic guitars, tight harmonies, big rolling bass lines sparring with powerful beats. Topped with a vocal delivery of soulful tones, catchy ...

Soley Mourning

Since their early days as Fallen, Dudley's Soley Mourning have been regulars on the local hard rock scene packing venues with their raw yet melodic mix of heavy guitars and hook laden melodies. At the end of 2005, Soley Mourning finally reached th ...

Soma Fury

Soma Fury Birmingham's newest hero's bring some kick ass modern R'n'R sleaze to the scene... formed in March '06, rapidly got to work produced some quality hard rock... Less than a year old and have already played the Robin 2 (voted best midlands ven ...


Son Of Dave

Son of Dave aka Benjamin Darvill is anything but sanitised and dull, but no doubt he's good for you. Formerly of the Crash Test Dummies he has spent the last few years living in London and honing an interpretation of the devil's music that fuses huma ...

Son Of Stan

Fiesty, fiery acoustic folk/blues/jazz/roots side-project of legendary Black Country psychedelic folk jazz blues ska anarcho-punksters Flat Stanley. Mostly a trio, though they can expand & contract at will...

Sonata Arctica

Finnish power metal band from the town of Kemi, originally assembled in 1995.

Sondre Lerche

Billboard review of a live show in New York praising his "gorgeous folk-pop melodies, goose-bump-generating vocals and astounding finger-work on the guitar."

Songhoy Blues

Hailing from the heart of old Gao, Oumar Toure and Aliou Toure were, like most kids growing up in the ancient city, obsessed with hip-hop, R&B and bands like The Beatles and Jimi Hendrix. By their early 20s, having met young guitarist Garba Toure ...


This Award Winning band features the magnificent guitar, vocals and song writing skills of Sonny West. Supported by one of the UK's best trumpet players Si Taylor, superb Drumming from Jay Tubsman and the brilliant Double Bass of Steve New. Bring you ...

Sons & Daughters

Sons and Daughters are: Adele Bethel - Vocals, guitar, piano David Gow - Drums, Percussion Ailidh Lennon - Bass, mandolin, piano Scott Paterson - Vocals, guitar

Sons of Beaches

Sons of Beaches are an original rock outfit from Kidderminster. The first incantation of Sons of Beaches was a four piece covers band which lasted around 2 years but was nothing more than a hobby. In mid 2007 all that was left of the original line up ...

Sons Of Kemet

Led by Shabaka Hutchings on saxophone and clarinet, Sons of Kemet are one of the most exciting bands in this rapidly growing area of jazz. Simple but very rhythmic themes build on the superb interaction between the two drummers, Seb Rochford and Tom ...

Sons of Samuel Volcano

Frank Cougar is a truly international musician: born in Russia in the mid-60s, Frank moved to Paris while still a child; only later in life did he become resident in Birmingham and sow the seeds of his musical career. This career followed in the foot ...

Sons of Spartacus

Four piece Willenhall punk/Metal band formed in 2006

Sons of the Desert

Sons Of The Desert are a 3 piece rock 'n' roll band from Birmingham. 'Jonny Connection fronts Birmingham band 'Sons of the Desert' and if you're a fan of the Libertines then you will choose these guys as an instant upgrade. Poetry in song, catchy mel ...



SOTO, a new band which is the culmination of one of today's premier Rock frontmen and vocalists, Jeff Scott Soto, cast with a union of hotshot young musicians to bring you a slamming blend of melody and muscle in some of the freshest power metal to s ...

Soul Circle Gang

The Soul Circle Gang, a fresh and innovative Leeds based band, brings together eight experienced musicians who weave elements of funk, soul, reggae, world and jazz into unique new sounds. Led by Lara Rose (who has previously sung with The James Taylo ...

Soul Junction

9 piece Classic Motown,Stax, Northern Soul band with male and female vocals and driving three piece brass section

Soul of Santana

This is the fruit of dedicated Santana fans who, when not working with Soul Of Santana, regularly perform in musical theatre, back major recording/tour artists and with play in orchestras and bands onboard luxury cruise liners. The arrangements ar ...

Soul Patrol

An 8 piece classic soul and funk band from in and around the Black Country. Playing the best music from Stax, Motown, and tracks revisited by The Commitments and The Blues Brothers, this band are a must see especially when the entry is free

Soul Trader

Formed in 1998, Soul Trader are a nine piece band playing the best soul, funk, motown and R&R. From The Blues Brothers, Commitments and B52's to Beyonce and Stevie Wonder. The ultimate party band.

Soul’d Out

Soul'd Out are a truly awesome Motown/Soul party band. Consisting of a dedicated bunch of talented musicians, they are a full-on 14 piece outfit. Soul'd Out are all about bringing a show full of fun and feel-good floor filling soul classics suc ...

Soul'd Out

Astonishingly energetic, entertaining and 100% LIVE, Soul'd Out UK are a 9-12 piece band featuring powerful male and female vocalists, funky rhythm section and a stonking full sax, trumpet and trombone horn section.

Souled Out Too Funk

The Uk's top Soul & Funk Act featuring the superb voice of ex stars in your eyes finalist Errol Mckenzie. This band is a soul & Funk band with a difference everything grooves !!! The professionals choice for parties & events SO2F h ...


Smooth soul five piece group hand-picked from the best session musicians in the UK to bring you the likes of Prince, Stevie Wonder, and Lionel Richie.


Featuring musicians Dave Carroll, Natalie Mason and Ebrahim Nazier, Soundboard play highly original songs and instrumentals on a multitude of guitars, viola, bass, keyboards, oud, banjo, accordion and vocals. Their music includes elements of lyrical ...


SOUNDkitchen is dedicated to the promotion of composers and artists working in the field of sound. At its core is a collective of composers with a background in electroacoustic and experimental music. SOUNDkitchen provides a regular platform for loca ...

Sounds of Silence

'The Sounds of Silence' are the UK's number one tribute to the music of American folk duo Simon and Garfunkel. Made up of Dan Haynes and Pete Richards, they perform the songs of Simon and Garfunkel in much the same way as they did in the early years; ...


They've been described as "the most promising singer/songwriters in Ireland today" and soon their furious mash-up of blues, alternative rock, pop and hip hop will win them even wider acclaim.

Southern Tenant Folk Union

One of the most highly acclaimed folk/bluegrass bands in the UK today, Southern Tenant Folk Union are a seven piece all acoustic band with banjo, mandolin, fiddle & harmony vocals performing an eclectic mix of high energy atmospheric folk. They h ...

Soweto Kinch

Widely proclaimed as the most exciting alto saxophonist of his generation and British Jazz's Great Hope, Kinch has successfully woven post-bop Jazz and rap to near universal acclaim. He twice won the MOBO prize for Best Jazz act, plus a host of other ...


platinum selling band famous for hits such as Female of the Species, Neighbourhood, Avenging Angels, Me and you Verses the World and The Ballad of Tom Jones


Spargo are a new band from Melbourne, Australia. They are on tour in the UK and The Actress and Bishop is their only birmingham gig. Their music is something between Nick Cave, the Pogues and Ryan (with an 'R) Adams.

Sparlha Swa

Singer-songwriter Sparlha Swa brings a vocal sensibility reminiscent -say critics- of Joni Mitchell and Tracey Chapman. A prolific and respected composer, Sparlha wrote the soundtrack for multi-award-winning short film Pariah (Official Sundance Sel ...

Sparrow and the Workshop

These folk-rockers, like Fleet Foxes, have a similar modern-band-invokes-ancient-times feel to their music.

Special Brew

Rudies do it better with Special Brew. The classic sounds of the 2-tone era.

Speed Weasel

Heavy metal band from Huddersfield. They play original material and covers from bands including Motorhead, Anthrax, Metallica, Jimi Hendrix and Black Sabbath


The UK's premier funk band started out as a quartet gigging in small clubs in the Southeast of England in 1999, playing classic funk tunes by artists such as The Meters and The JB's. The band soon expanded, adding the now renowned horn section and vo ...


Wolverhampton based SpeedTheory are a powerful four piece Metal band drawing their influences from Metallica, Pantera, Lamb of God, Machine Head & Slipknot. They are a massive audio assault, bombarding you from all sides, attacking all of your s ...


A fun rock party band who include members from cum to bedlam, mr creosote, the hellfire club, shrine to name but a few. Well over 10 years gigging experience all around the midlands and further a field. We cover a huge range of music including soul, ...

Spiers & Boden

Described by The Guardian as "the finest instrumental duo on the traditional scene" and twice winners of the BBC Radio 2 folk award for Best Duo, Spiers and Boden have made the genre of spontaneous, punky English folk very much their own stomping gro ...

Spilt Milk Society

Spilt Milk Society are a 5 piece indie/rock band making way in The Midlands.

Spiral Six

Formed in 2010, Spiral Six are a rock covers band playing music from the 60s to the present day


This band are now known as 'Fat Daddy'. Please go to the Fat Daddy listing .


We're a Nottingham based band with two E.Ps. 'Smash it up' (2003), can be heard on our site and the other is not realy worth mentioning. We are recording an 8 track in Oct 2005 so keep an eye out for us gigging in the following months.



Spoz and Dave

Spoz & Dave on his Double Bass,Yes Double Bass; Return with their own unforgetful performing of popular tunes - an act not to be missed (Top tunes to tap toes to)

Squeeze Me I Squeek

Squeeze Me I Squeak is what happens to young french country girls when they simultaneously run into a 4-track recorder and go do some research on women studies in Olympia, WA : they rush on every guitar they can see even though they can't play, and d ...


New band formed from the ashes of spitroast


In the beginning STAIRWAY were influenced by the 80's metal era. The founding members were Graeme Leslie (Vocals & Guitar), Pete Jennens (Drums), and Rob Jennens (Bass). Andy Edwards was recruited shortly afterwards as new drummer and Pete Jennen ...


Three-piece all about guitar-based rock. Loud, dirty guitars mixed with quiet melodic sections.

Stanley Dee

An eleven-piece band paying tribute to the great Steely Dan.

Stanley Odd

Commenting on aspects of society and culture ranging from Scottish Independence to quality of life to the inexplicable rise of Robin Thicke, alternative Scottish hip-hop band Stanley Odd like to keep an eye on things. 2013 saw Stanley Odd's first ...

Stanley’s Choice

Stanley's Choice are a four piece acoustic based band who have quickly built up a fan base in the West Midlands area due to their engaging live performances. They were a winner of the Birmingham soundclash competition and played their full band debut ...

Star of the Sea

Gritty folk band based in Shropshire with an accent on Irish and Americana. Star of the Sea got together at the start of 2010 to play some good quality, ballsy folk music with a definite nod towards the Irish and Americana traditions. Each member ...

Starless & Bible Black

Female voice, guitars, synths and rhythm section meld to make dark folk rock with hooks and melodies.

Stars at Midnight

There are loads of bands out there which you might think are the next big thing, but think again! Theres something which will get your motor running, heart pounding and head banging... Stars at Midnight are Al, Greg, Adison. This progressive three ...


Hailing from Nottinghamshire, Starscreen are a blend of uplifting energetic rock blues music with a melodic undertone.

Start the Hourglass

Start The Hourglass are Ben Curtis (Vocals, Acoustic Guitar), David Everitt (Guitar, Keyboards), Andy Lee (Bass), James Neuenhaus (Guitar) and Tom Woods (Drums, Percussion). We are a hard working progressive metal band from Birmingham, England; forme ...

Starving Dogs

Top rock covers band, sheer bloody entertainment, covering Queen, blink 182, the Darkness, Led zep, Thin lizzy, Pink Floyd foo fighters, you'll love it..

State of Quo

State of Quo are one of the UK's longest established and most popular tributes to Status Quo. A typical State of Quo setlist concentrates on tracks from the classic 70s albums that established Quo as one the the most popular Rock bands of the era, a ...

State of Serenity

"From the moment they hit the stage the band are an unstoppable and undeniable force, you can't take your eyes off them for a moment as its difficult not to be captivated by the bands infectious energy." Jim @ Incite Promotions After years of h ...


5 piece alternative rock band since 2000. Influences: radiohead, jeff, rhcp


Steadfast is a male gospel vocal group based in Birmingham that has been singing for 20 years. Their first recording was in 2004 and they are currently working on their second recording album. Steadfast is unique in that their style of gospel is wide ...

Steam Trio

Steam trio are a versatile and vastly experienced ensemble exploring multi genre music with a post jazz tip. Playing a range of adapted covers, original compositions and improvisation, the band produce a high energy and elating performance.

Steaming Heads

The Steaming Heads play full on high-powered hillbilly punk with heavy doses of cajun, country, folk, bluegrass, and rock. The material covered ranges from 1903 - 2005 and originates from various artists such as Johnny Cash, Iggy Pop, Greenday, Alber ...

Steel Monkey

Rock & Blues with attitude from a Shropshire based band.

Steeleye Span

folk legends

Stefan Koppenall & the Slow Swing Movement

Easy listening for a summer's evening featuring Stefan Koppenall and the Slow Swing Movement from Amsterdam together with local Swingband Anything Goes directed by John Franklin - Traditional swing, original compositions and unique arrangements all p ...

Stephen Cesari

Solo artiste/vocalist performing tributes to the 1950s/1960s or 1980s.

Steppin Out

STEPPIN' OUT ...a three piece band drawing influences from artists such as Cream, Jimi Hendrix Experience, Robin Trower, Stevie Ray Vaughan. Giving classic songs the ultimate power trio treatment. The combination of Mike Bannister's scorching guitar ...

Steve Ajao & Friends

Article: Steve Ajao - Benefit Gig for Accident Victim

Steve Ajao Quartet

"Charismatic, entertaining and nuts about Bebop, Steve is one of those musicians you can't afford to miss." -Bearwood Corks Club, home of Jazz in Brum Steve Ajao also performs as a blues guitarist, with his band 'The Blues Giants' Talented mul ...

Steve Big Man Clayton

Singing and playing the blues for the last 20yrs. Has taken the old style and put his own personal touch to it.

Steve Cradock Band

Founder member of Brum's Ocean Colour Scene... In early 2005 Steve Cradock began to put pen to paper and created his first solo record "Kundalini Target", He and fellow musicians Mani (stone roses) Andy Bennett (Ocean Colour Scene) Wife Sally and To ...

Steve Earle & The Dukes


Steve Hackett – Genesis Revisited

Steve Hackett is renowned as an immensely talented and innovative rock musician. He was lead guitarist with Genesis as part of their classic line up with Gabriel, Collins, Banks and Rutherford.

Steve Knightley

Steve Knightley needs little introduction to fans of roots and acoustic music. With Show of Hands, his duo with Phil Beer, described as "one of the great English bands" by Peter Gabriel, he has produced some of the finest and most popular acoustic m ...

Steve Lawson & Andy Edwards

6 string bass virtuoso STEVE LAWSON and the highly acclaimed ANDY EDWARDS - unique electronica and beyond music

Steve Maitland is The Buble Tribute Show

His Michael Buble Tribute show has been an amazing sucess and had stunning reviews since he started in early 2008, not like these newbies that have jumped on the bandwagon recently. He has started in his own SOLD OUT theatre show in Oct 2009, for mor ...

Steve Phillips

Notting Hillbillies/occasional partner of Mark Knopfler from Dire Straits. acoustic country blues player.

Steve Steinhaus Swing Band

Fronted by the big voice and personality of Chicago-born Steve Steinhaus, this band swings it way through a wide repertoire of soul, funk, blues, and rock-and-roll.

Steve Yimga Band

Percussionist Steve Yimga and his band play African-influenced jazz

Stewart Lee

One of the nation's finest comedians


4 piece band covering rock music from the 70's through to the present day (from Queen to Franz Ferdinand, and everything in between). All live, no midi, keyboards,or ulterior motives.

Still Crazy

The Balance

Stillwaters Band

4 piece rock& blues band,play mainly 70,s material,including Dire Straits ,Chris Rea to Deep Purple,Including female Vocals for versatility,can play any venue to suit all tastes,Pro outfit.


Stipe recreate the alt-rock, post-punk awesomeness of R.E.M. - they are the definitive R.E.M. tribute. As regular visitors to festival scene, leading regional venues and with gigs into Europe - Stipe earned the praise of "Awesome" from R.E.M.'s own ...

Stirling Austin

Nice & Easy does it: there's nothing like songs from the golden age of swing to get your event going with a ...swing. Stirling Austin performs songs from the fabulous era of swing, as sung by Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin and Bobby Darin, with rend ...


Very talented 14yrs olds! .They produce an awsome sound for a three piece and captivate audiences where ever they play creating a sound beyond their years.

Stomp & Holler

The new six-piece creates a muscular sound reminiscent of the floor filling music of New Orleans, driven by skin-tight rhythm section Chris Lomas (bass) and Martin Ball (drums/percussion) and featuring Abby's excellent piano playing and Lee Evans's e ...


We play a mix of rock and punk covers

Stone Cold Killers

STONE COLD KILLERS the newest band to hit the British Heavy Metal scene, with a sound influenced by the bands of the late 70's and hard hitting original material, they're the hottest thing to emerge on the Worcestershire music scene for decades. Catc ...

Stone Remotas

Stone Remotas formed in late 2004. The band plays mainly original indie rock with influences ranging from The Libertines to The Beatles. their energetic live set consists of original material mixed with one or two covers from bands such as The Stroke ...


STOOLPIGEON perform RIOTously original funny songs mixed with general hilarity. Monologues, sketches and comic banter. Heavy with double entendre and sarcasm they are currently working their way around the folk circuit. 'A tour de force of Come ...


Stormin' are a professional, dynamic and fun party band for Weddings, Corporate Events or Functions. Featuring a lively 6 piece band, outstanding male and female vocalists complete with excellent sound and lighting. Stormin' will have you dancing al ...

Story Of Betrayal

Hailing from Stourbridge, the two former Guitarist/Songwriters of Stourbridge band "Monolith" are out to write, play and record new songs. Joel Wooldridge and Steven Gough are Rocking on thier acoustics... For Now!



Formed in 1983, from two members of the Comedy Showband 'Ragamuffin'. Their music ranges from cover versions of 50's Rock-n-Roll, through to oo's music from the boybands.etc. Have starred in Pantomime every year since 1998 playing a variety of chara ...

Strange Brew

Just think, Eric Clapton, Gary Moore, Rory Gallagher etc. with a modern twist! They have 4 albums of their self-penned Blues/Rock music on release in Europe. The band has been in existence now for 10 years and have completed 15 European tours. Their ...


Acoustic rock duo with melodic bite.

Strange Sensation

In 2002, ex-Led Zeppelin front man Robert Plant formed a new group, Strange Sensation, for a new album, Dreamland. Their second album, Mighty Rearranger was released in 2005. Unlike Dreamland, a lush collection of relatively obscure blues remakes, Mi ...

Strange Time

Female fronted punkish trio formed in 2004. They have been gigging around Birmingham and the Black Country since summer 2005. Soon to record their second EP.


Based in Hinckley in the East Midlands, Strangers has become known as a high quality "Stadium Rock" band playing pubs, clubs and bike rallies all over the Midlands. From seventies classics such as BOC's "Don't fear the Reaper" through to the nine ...


Strangetown is a self-contained 5-piece band, based in the West Midlands. We play completely live, no backing tapes please - we're British! and are available for all kinds of local gigs from birthdays, weddings, corporate functions and funerals to pa ...

StrayLight Run

Straylight Run started in May of 2003 when John Nolan and Shaun Cooper left Taking Back Sunday. With a few songs already written they began recording some demos before they had solidified their line up. After Breaking Pangaea split they invited its d ...

Stream Of Passion

Dutch symphonic metal band


Strive to Revel in Kind Emotions - a.k.a. STRIKE - is a British born artist, producer and songwriter. The winner of the UK Music Student Awards 2012 in the category Best Live Act started as club MC for TwiceasNice, where he worked with the likes of ...


As members of nineties Brit-rock band Reef, both Gary Stringer and Jack Bessant have dealt with both sides of being in a successful band, so the stripped down, genuinely soulful and melancholy musical partnership of StringerBessant is a perfect vehi ...


A sonic triangle of electrified polyrhythms, spaced-out synth jams and off-kilter beats.


Gypsy Jazz Trio with a twist! see also: http://www.facebook.com/strumpit


Stryder first Formed on April 10th 2005 and quickly built up a rocking set to play their first gig just 24 days after forming. The Band kept performing gig after gig until August 16th when they took a break to start recording, this was when problems ...

Stuart Bruce

Solo artist with a difference Stuart has played all the instruments on his debut album "The Ties That Bind" which flows from one dynamic to the next effortlessly. "I like this a lot" Steve Lamacq. "The Ties That Bind Us could possibly be the ...

Stuart Estell and Ian Nutt

An acoustic duo from Birmingham - they use concertinas, accoustic guitar, mandolin as their primary focus, and perform from an extensive repertoire of original songs, English traditional songs, and the occasional cover.

Stuart Zola

Acoustic singer/songwriter with over 20 years frontman experience now gone solo. influences Lennon, Bowie, Jacques Brel, Costello, Velvet Underground & R.E.M etc Original material and some imaginative covers from a diverse and surprising variety ...

Stylus Groove

Soul, funk , Groove and blues jazz covers interpreted The Stylus Groove way. Kim Gower vocals Phil Gower keyboards Michael Mac Smith bass Adrian Emanuel guitar and backing vocals Phil Carter drums

Sub Zero

3 piece band. Playing original material. The band had a large local following in the 80s. This gig is a reunion gig consisting of original members Tim Huball and Peter Worton. Substituting for original member Mike Hamblett is drummer Ryan Pinson. Any ...

Subhuman Race

Skid Row Tribute Hailing from Manchester and Warrington in the North West of England, Subhuman Race originally began life in 2010, after starting a hard rock covers band and finding that 50% of the set were songs by Skid Row. After searching the t ...


Subkicks, formely known as EXIST, formed roughly 3 years ago in the west midlands, and were noticed by steve lamacq after a mere 5 gigs... Gaining them a slot at Radio 1's one big weekend. Drawing inspiration from a number of bands, including spiritu ...


Subtonic are a 3- piece from Staffordshire, Daniel Lea (vocals /guitar), Mark Ferris (vocals/bass) and Paul Byrne (drums). Subtonic formed in 1999, although Daniel and Mark first began writing songs over ten years ago whilst still at school. They ...


Yes, they are indeed rock but they go beyond this as a band. They've cited their influences as Rage Against The Machine, Crowded House, Pearl Jam, Tool, Jimmy Eat World, Talking Heads, The Police, Prince and "anything vibed/energetic/real". This m ...

Sue Harris

One of Britain's foremost hammered dulcimer players

Sue Hulse

Sue Hulse is a well known performance poet and tarditional storyteller. Born in yorkshire she is the adopted daughter of the black country. Performs regularly on the folk scene. Performance poetry influenced by soul, funk, blues and folk. Sue perf ...

Sugar Mama

The band consist of three young musicians from Redditch, England who formed Sugar Mama in January 2009 in order to fulfill their desire to mix the Blues and Rock 'n' Roll together in psychedelic harmony with expression, grooviness and inspiration. ...

Sum 41

Canadian Rock band famous for singles "Fat Lip" & "In Too Deep".

Sundara Karma

Reading four piece who have previously claimed their indie-infused sound is "more refreshing than sunshine." Since forming in 2011, they have built a devoted following thanks to relentless touring. NME promptly noted "hints of Arcade Fire and Bruc ...

Sunjay Brayne

BBC Radio 2 Young Folk Award Nominee 2012 Wath Young Performers Award Winner 2012 Exposure Music Awards Triple Nominee 2014 British Blues Awards Nominee 2014 "Sunjay is very much the man of the moment. Not so much the flavour of the month as t ...


Supanaut are a 4 piece original rock band from the langley warley area. They are a new band that is playing their own brand of hard rock music.

Super Sonic

indie band from Coventry, have played such events as the HMV showcase in Leeds.


Hailing from the depths of the Midlands, UK, three vocalists offer a mix of raw power and sweet harmonies, while a unique concoction of low slung, sleazy guitar riffs and pounding drum beats offer an instrumental hook to die for.

Supreme Robbie

Tribute to Robbie Williams


Surgyn are set to surgically reconstruct the face of electronic music. Surgyn is an aesthetically pleasing monstrosity designed to make you move, born from the the most beautiful nightmares of its two charismatic creators, Veil and Sovereign. Combini ...

Susan Cadogan

Jamaican LEGEND..


Svengali were formed in 1988 as a tribute to the late Gil Evans, the inspirational big band leader and composer/arranger. Svengali has worked with top trumpeter Guy Barker (at Ronnie Scotts and the Fiddle 'N Bone in Birmingham) and saxophonist And ...


perform covers as well as their own well crafted pop classics.


American Roots - Swampcandy is a primitive blues influenced Americana duo. During live performances Ruben Dobbs' aggressive finger-picking and rhythmic style (which often adds up to sounding like more than one guitar) combined with Joey Mitchell's ba ...


AHOY MATEYS! Forged upon the seven seas, we Swashbuckle hath come to take the metal community by storm. We've faced rumrunners of the Caribbean to bring you the most brutal in YAR face metal upon the Spanish Main. If ye be double crossin' us, we'll m ...

Sweet And Tender Hooligans

The Sweet and Tender Hooligans are an L.A. based Smiths and Morrissey tribute and the only tribute band endorsed by Morrissey himself!

Sweet Billy Pilgrim

Reviews of these Mercury Prize Award nominees recent album, 'Crown And Treaty': MOJO - 5/5 `Instant Classic´: A richer feast... could scarcely be imagined Q - 4/5 "They´ve re-emerged stronger, more focussed and full of head spinning ideas" ...

Sweet Seduction

LEWD RUDE CRUDE N TATTOOD RAWK N ROLL SWEET SEDUCTION - SLEASEY RAWK! www.sweetseductionmusic.com www.myspace.com/sweetseductionmusic As seen on central news and playing the same festivals and sharing the same bills with the likes of the Swe ...

Sweet Talk

Female vocals, girl guitarist & nancy boy bassist Currently looking for a drummer! a pretty grunge & metal-esque sound with raw vocals and expressive shows!

Swift Manouver

A Cheltenham based 3 piece band formed in early 2009, with the current line-up Kingsley Salmon (20) - Guitar & Vocals Rob Paget (21) - Bass & Vocals Aaron Evans (23) - Drums Forming in late August of that year (band 2 years old this ...

Swim To The Skies

STTS formed in early 2009 as 'The Chaos Theory' from two local bands after a jamming session. Played a series of gigs out door and indoor over the summer and into the winter. Established contact with Red Monster Records in September 2009, signed a do ...

Swim with Sharks

SWS are currently preparing themselves to reclaim the Midland's local music scene. The band has already made a name for itself over the years with gigs all over the West Midlands. Now SWS return after a brief hiatus, hungry for more. Each member of ...

Sworn To Oath

Hailing from the midlands, brought up on a diet of blues, old school rock & metal then later finding a heavier voice to identify with, Sworn To Oath are a tight clenched fist in the face of a mundane, static society. Having individually served ...


Syd Lawrence Orchestra

Just voted the 'Best Big Band in the Land' for the 12th consecutive year, the orchestra's popularity goes from strength to strength. Leader, Chris Dean packs a real punch with this dazzling new show featuring the music of Glenn Miller, Count ...

Sylva Steel

Dave Sylva and Dan Steel (Madison) have teamed up in a new format to provide a great range of music of the last 50 years. Expect Simon & Garfunkel, Queen, Stereophonics and much, much more

Sylvain Sylvain

Sylvain Sylvain was one of the creative member's of the truly trend setting inspirational band of the seventies, The New York Dolls. Their visual style influenced the sound and the look of many new wave and 1980s-era glam metal groups, and they were ...


Spanish 3 voice harmony guitar trio. Synergy was formed in 2009 by three musicians from different countries who met and discovered that their musical talents, although different from each other's, blended together perfectly creating a unique find tha ...


Synopsis started in the year 2002. The band was started by Dan Callaghan and Ex Bassist Chris Turley, after this it took 2 years to find a permanent drummer and his name was Ross Hancox. While searching for a drummer the band wrote about 10 songs. As ...

System Trap

System Trap are a 3 piece rock band hailing from Birmingham. Comprised of former member of As Matthew Falls and Bumble Cat. System Trap are Paul Van Jaarsveld (Bass & Lead Vocals), Lee Clifton (Lead Guitar & Backing Vocals) and Gavin Pordage ...

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