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A38s

6-piece pop/rock/indie band whose covers include older tracks by Del Amitri, Billy Idol & Thin Lizzy up to The Foo Fighters, Pink, Daft Punk, Bruno Mars & Muse.

Location: Bovey Tracey
Contact:
Brian
Mob:
07831 771841
E-mail:
brianclargo@hotmail.com

     

Ashes to Ashes

6-piece 80s covers

Contact: Adrian

Mob: 07834 812695
E-mail: drain70@hotmail.co.uk

   

 

Banana Thieves

5-piece band, (Drums, Bass, 2 Guitars, Keyboards, 3 vocals & occasional sax). playing The Stranglers, James Brown, The Cure, The Clash, Duran Duran, Green Day, The Jam, The Kooks, The Kinks, Gary Numan etc.

Contact: Rob
Mob: 07894 904938

Website

 

 

Beautiful Blue Mac

Trio performing acoustic covers & originals

Contact: Ashley
Tel: 07774 754250
E-mail: devon47@btinternet.com

 

 

 

Big 'Ed & the Red Rockers

4 piece playing pop favourites from the 1950's to the present including The Bangles, George Michael, Joan Jett, KT Tunstall, Nirvana, Sweet, Small Faces, Kinks, Carly Simon, Blondie, Specials, Sinead O'Connor & Sweet

Contact: Martin Weller
Tel: 01395 263079
Mob: 07932 121266
E-mail: mwcweller@gmail.com

 

 

 

BlimeyOhRiley

Sam Riley performed as a solo artist known as BlimeyOhRiley playing anything from folk music to blues, pop & rock but we believe BlimeyOhRiley is now a band.

Sorry, no other information available at the moment.

Location: Honiton
Contact:
Sam
Mob:
None
E-mail:
mailsamriley@gmail.com

 

 

 

Blue Arse Fly

5 piece pop/rock band playing a diverse range of covers from Queen, Pink Floyd, Stereophonics & Skunk Anansie, to Alanis Morrisette, Paloma Faith, Foo Fighters, The Levellers & Imelda May.

Contact: Albie
Mob: 07850 574303
E-mail: albie@bluearsefly.co.uk

Website

 

 

The BobKatZ

Guitar, Bass & Drums trio playing high-energy Pop/Punk covering songs by amongst others, Kings of Leon, The Kinks, The Stones, Talking Heads, Del Shannon, Bowie, The Jam, The Buzzcocks, The Ramones, The Undertones, The Clash, Billy Idol, The Kaiser Chiefs, The Arctic Monkeys, Radiohead, Queens of the Stone Age, The Damned, T Rex, Muse, Johnny Kidd & the Pirates, Squeeze, The Specials, Department S, Chilis & more.

Location: Exeter/Exmouth

Contact: Nick
Tel: 01395 263079
E-mail TheBobKatZ@googlemail.com

 

 

 

Booster (formerly e.m.p)

4-piece covers band playing everything from rock classics to modern chart hits, visiting every decade from the 60's onwards.

Contact: Paul
E-mail:
paulcoomber67@tiscali.co.uk

     

Bootlegger's Turn

A 4-piece band that perform up-beat cover versions of both modern and classic rock and pop songs from the 70s to the present.

Contact: Ian
Mob: 07919 883147
E-mail: bookings@bootleggersturn.co.uk

Website

 

 

Britrockers

Pop/Rock band playing covers of hits from the Britpop era of the 90's and 2000's eg Oasis, Blur, The Stereophonics, Feeder & Dodgy as well as some older classics from The Who & The Beatles.

Contact: Mark Llewellyn
Tel:
01823 259174
Mob:
07584 237666
E-mail:
rllewellyn1@sky.com

 

 

 

Bug Zappa & Dick Scratcher

Acoustic duo playing covers including The Rolling Stones, The Beatles, The Fratellis, Oasis, Kevin Bloody Wilson, Puddle of Mudd, Travis, The Stereophonics, Bob Marley and many more

None

 

 

 

The Cadence

A 4-piece band that can play pop, rock, funk & soul music from the 50's to the present day: from Ella Fitzgerald, Bill Haley, Wilson Pickett, Elvis Presley, James Brown and Queen, right through to Muse and The Zutons.

Contact: Little Pete
E-mail: info@thecadence.co.uk

Website

 

 

Carnaby Street

5-piece 60s tribute act.

Contact: Del
Mob: 07866 079051
E-mail: carnaby.st.del@hotmail.co.uk

 

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Casual Addicts

Covers including Oasis, Stereophonics, Green Day, Beatles, Nirvana etc

Contact: Dan Drew
Mob: 07875 653181
E-mail: casualaddicts@live.co.uk

 

 

 

Changes

4-piece pop/rock band. The vast & varied artists covered include Bette Midler, Elvis Presley, Abba, The Drifters, Aerosmith, Fleetwood Mac & The Beatles.

Location: Newton Abbot

Contact: None

Tel: 01626 362609

Mob: 07736 943292

E-mail: changes-livemusic@hotmail.co.uk

Website

 

 

Charge!

A female-fronted 4 piece who play covers ranging from The Beatles & Elvis to The Scissor Sisters & Santana.

Location: Exeter

Contact: Benjamin

Mob: 07738 021942

E-mail: chargetheband@gmail.com

 

 

 

Crush UK

Pop/Rock male/female duo. They play a varied array of songs including covers by artists such as Lady Ga Ga, Bruno Mars, Rhianna, Michael Jackson, Ce Lo Green, Tina Turner, Fleetwood Mac & Katy Perry.

Contact: Nick Jones
Tel:
01752 690074
Mob:
07896 462335
E-mail:
kerry.shepherd@sky.com

 

 

 

DeathStar Disco

 

A 4-piece rock/blues/indie band whose members hail from around the country but are currently based in Exeter.

They mostly write their own numbers but also cover the likes of A-Ha, The Darkness and Smash Mouth.

They also always perform in some kind of fancy dress, which has seen them play dressed in everything from heavy drag to stormtrooper outfits via bin bags, pyjamas, kilts, Prince Philip masks and aprons, (only aprons!)

 

Location: Exeter

Contact: Josh Gray
Mob:
07581 735988
E-mail:
deathstardisco@hotmail.com

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DeciBelle

5-piece covers band, playing a variety of music from the classic soul sounds of Motown and Stax to chart toppers from the likes Kings of Leon, Duffy and Amy Winehouse.

Contact: Geoff Royall
Mob:
07894 224489
E-mail:
decibelle@live.co.uk

Website

 

 

Diamondogz

70's Glam Rock band.

 

They wear the full glam outfits and make up and perform well-known hits from David Bowie, Slade, Sweet, T-Rex, The Bay City Rollers, Mud, Gary Glitter, Alvin Stardust, Alice Cooper, Billy Idol, Mott the Hoople, Abba and more.

Contact: Steve
Mob:
07815 875611
E-mail:
glamdogz@hotmail.co.uk

 

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Dumber Than the Average Bear

Playing a diverse selection of funk/rock/blues/pop/reggae, Dumber Than the Average Bear 5-piece band based in Exeter.

They write their own material & their influences come from a mixture of genres & from many bands including Led Zeppelin, The John Butler Trio, Clutch, Red Snapper, Pink Floyd, The Rolling Stones, Black Mountain, Wolfmother, Porcupine Tree , Pearl Jam & Them Crooked Vultures.

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The EDGe

The EDGE are a high-impact rock/blues/pop covers three piece.

 

Play covers by Eric Clapton, The Allman Brothers, 10cc, The Eagles, Bad Company, Free, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Small Faces, Stereophonics, Snow Patrol and Coldplay

Contact: The EDGe

Mob: 07875 217111

E-mail: edge3@btinternet.com

 

 

 

The Esplanades

Playing mostly 60s with some Northern soul, Motown & R’n’B thrown in.

 

Apparently, (according to the band), if you like the music of the The Kinks, The Small Faces, The Yardbirds, The Fourtops & the The Beatles, you'll like this band. Read our review.

Contact: James
Mob:
07774 105097
E-mail:
darrenw69@hotmail.co.uk

 

 

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Eventine

A 5-piece covers band, providing a set with something for everyone; classic rock, pop, disco, funk, dance & electronic club covers.

Location: Exeter

Contact: Tom
Mob:
07866 099202
E-mail:
eventine_band@hotmail.com

Website

 

 

Evolver

A 4/5-piece band with female and female/male.

 

Covers ranging from Lady Gaga to U2, Adele to Marvin Gaye, Lily Allen to Guns and Roses, Led Zepplin to Daftpunk.

Contact: Neil or Lorraine
Tel:
01392 834760
Mob:
07739 084505
E-mail:
lorrainejcarroll@gmail.com

 

 

 

Excess Baggage

3-piece band that plays anything from the 50s pop to country & linedance, from rock'n'roll & pop music to classic rock.

Contact: Steve Grimes
Mob:
07772 006381
E-mail:
steve.grimes@tiscali.co.uk

 

 

 

Exeter Tornadoes

A 4-piece pop/rock band.

 

No further details available at the moment.

Location: Exeter
Contact:
Keith
Tel:
01395 268565
E-mail:
exetertornadoes@googlemail.com

 

 

 

Fab

A 3-piece band that play pop from the mid sixties, (1963 to 1967}.

 

Some of the artists whose songs they cover are typically the big hit bands of the era including The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, The Who, The Kinks, The Hollies, Manfred Mann, The Spencer Davis Group, The Animals, The Move & even The Boxtops, (pretty-much one hit wonders with The Letter).

Location: Newton Abbot
Contact:
Phil
Tel:
01803 832032
E-mail:
bassvox@hotmail.co.uk

More information

 

 

Feeling Acoustic

A vocal and acoustic guitar duo, playing mainly classic 50s, 60s and 70s songs with a few modern ones mixed in. Made up of Karl Zumar and Roz Johnson.

Karl Zumar also performs as a solo artist.

Contact: Karl Zumar
Mob:
07510 091972
E-mail:
feelingacousticband@gmail.com

 

 

 

Feenix

3-piece band covering a wide genre of music including Lady Gaga, Feeder, Stereophonics, Green Day, The Kooks, Rihanna, The Script, Blink 182. They also cover classics by The Jam, Brian Adams, Chuck Berry, The Rolling Stones & The Beatles.

Contact: Darren
Mob:
07751 693433
E-mail:
dazwright01@gmail.com

 

 

 

Filta

5-piece pop band whose covers include tracks by Adele, The Black Eyed Peas, Olly Murs & other chart hits.

Contact: Huw
Mob:
07807 553928
E-mail:
filta@filtamusic.com

Website

   

Fiv5way

A 5-piece band who perform covers from the 50s to the present.

E-mail: mail@fiv5way.com

Website

 

 

Freeway Split

A 3-piece covers band. Covers include Coldplay, Snow Patrol, Travis, The Kaiser Chiefs, Pink Floyd & Paul Weller.

Contact: Jeff
Mob:
07815 468239
E-mail:
jeffgooden@hotmail.co.uk

 

 

 

Full Moon Fever

A 5-piece band who play a selection of pop & rock from the 50s to present including covers by The Beatles, Abba, The Rolling Stones, Kaiser Chiefs, AC/DC, Blues Brothers, Dire Straits, Bruce Springsteen, The Killers & Fleetwood Mac.

Contact: Simon
Tel:
01392 462402
Mob:
07795 957392
E-mail:
fullmoonfeverenquiries@hotmail.com

 

 

 

The Furious Pussies

50s, 60s and 70s classics including covers by Jerry Lee Lewis, Chuck Berry, The Rolling Stones, The Kinks, The Small Faces, The Beatles, The Spencer Davis Group, Jimi Hendrix, Led Zeppelin, Cream, Free & Steppenwolf.

Contact: Tim
Tel:
01404 42845
E-mail:
tim.royce@virgin.net

 

 

 

GeekChic

Covers band playing 60's to the present day ranging The Kinks & The Who to The Buzzcocks, The Clash, Soft Cell, Pulp, Blur plus modern day bands like Green Day, The Kaiser Chiefs & The Automatic.

Contact: Chris
Mob:
07779 289399

 

 

 

Guesswork

Versatile 4-piece band covering a broad range of music from Amy Winehouse to heavy rock: featuring songs such as Brown Eyed Girl, Mustang Sally & Queen’s Crazy Little Thing Called Love.

Contact: Graham
Tel:
01626 773975
E-mail:
guesswork@shannan2500.freeserve.co.uk

 

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Guilty Plea

A 4-piece covers band playing anything from The Rolling Stones and The Beatles to Slade and REM plus The Zutons & Kings of Leon. Basically a good eclectic mix from the 60's to the present.

Contact: Les
Tel:
01395 268779
Mob:
07785 412579
E-mail:
bandmaster@guiltyplea.co.uk

Website

 

 

Hot Candy

A 5-piece pop/rock band covering songs by Bruno Mars, Adele, Lady Ga Ga, Anastasia, Rhianna, Kelly Clarkson, Michael Jackson & more.

Contact: Gary
Tel:
01752 298877
Mob:
07745 385685
E-mail:
hotcandyplymouth@gmx.co.uk

 

 

 

The Humanitarians

The Humanitarians play a lot of original tunes mixed up with covers by The Clash, Al Wilson, The White Stripes, The Ramones, Pulp, Dexys Midnight Runners, Kraftwerk, etc. and the theme from The Sweeney!!

If you think of the punky-reggae of The Clash; the folky-rock of The Levellers; the ska of The Specials; the indie-rock of Kasabian; the alternative musings of Lou Reed; the full-on rock of Soundgarden you're almost there.

Mob: 07878 396730
E-mail:
rich.mills@yahoo.com

Website

 

 

I Love Amp

A female-fronted 4-piece that plays various covers including present-day chart numbers.

Location: Plymouth
Contact:
Josiah
Mob:
07775 710396
E-mail:
info@iloveamp.co.uk

Website

 

 

Jack the Lad

Playing songs from the likes of Kings of Leon/Stereophonics/Wild Cherry/Jimi Hendrix/Guns & Roses and many more!

Contact: Ross
Mob:
07969 077328
E-mail:
rparker86@hotmail.co.uk

 

 

 

Jaded Angel

A male/female Pop/Rock duo playing a range of classics, rock and pop.

A full list of the covers they perform can be found on their website.

Contact: Sarah or Jerry
Mob:
07792 501719
E-mail:
jadedangel@live.co.uk

Website

 

 

The Jagged Ants

4-piece band whose covers include Kings of Leon, Stevie Wonder, The Beatles, The Police, Queen, Amy Winehouse, The Doobie Brothers, James Brown etc.

Contact: Tom Durman
Mob: 07904 236368
E-mail: tomdurman123@hotmail.com

 

 

 

Juice

A 4-piece female-fronted covers band. Artists covered include Amy Winehouse, Biffy Clyro, Bruno Mars, The White Stripes, Muse & Alanis Morissette.

 

We haven't reviewed them yet but we have been informed that the singer is Tanya from the great 80s cover band Kiss This!

 

If that's the case, they're definitely going to be reviewed by us soon!

Location: Exeter
Contact:
Scott
E-mail:
sleach1623@gmail.com

 

 

 

Kiss This!

Arguably the best band in the South West.

 

Totally live with no backing tapes or effects, Kiss This! perform their excellent live covers of the best of the 80s, with songs by Bananarama, Queen, Police, Hazel O'Connor, Toyah, Kim Wilde, Blondie, Eurythmics, Dexy's Midnight Runners and many more.

 

Not to be missed if you love music and want a good night out.

None

 

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The Knicks

 

Location: Exmouth
Contact: Martin Weller
Tel: 01395 263079
Mob: 07586 356789
E-mail: mwcweller@gmail.com

     

The Lateshift

A 5-piece band playing covers by a diverse range of artists: from James Brown, Peggy Lee, Marvin Gaye & Nancy Sinatra to The Scissor Sisters, Wild Cherry, Bruno Mars & Katy Perry; in fact something for everyone.

Location: Exeter
Contact:
Ricky
Tel:
01395 224747
Mob:
07790 271358
E-mail:
ricky@thelateshift.co.uk

Website

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Lush

4-piece covers band featuring female lead vocal; playing quite a varied range of numbers from Dolly Parton to Bon Jovi and Jessie J to Jamiroquai.

Location: Exeter

Contact: Helen or Ben

Mob: 07977 910741 (Helen)

Mob: 07960 831174 (Ben)

E-mail: info@lushband.co.uk

Website

 

 

Magic Bus

According to their website, "Magic Bus Show" is a total trip back to the Woodstock era. The music is 60’s, the Magic Bus attire is the 60’s.

 

Although they pertain to represent “The Woodstock Era” which is loosely named as between 1963 and 1974, their music doesn’t represent much of what was played at Woodstock as they play mostly Small Faces, Rolling Stones, The Lemonpipers & various other English non-Woodstock 60s’ bands hits.

Location: Totnes
Contact:
Terence
Tel:
07919 916697
E-mail:
quartermoon@live.co.uk

Website

 

 

Monika

A 4-piece who play a mixture of Classic Rock, Indie, Pop & Modern Rock, featuring older classic hits from the likes of Guns ‘n' Roses, Van Morrison, Steelers Wheel, Nirvana, The Buzzcocks, Blur & David Bowie right up to date with Muse, Sugababes, The Libertines, The Foo Fighters & Rihanna.

Location: Sidmouth
Contact: Pete
Mob: 07986 826063
E-mail: monika.media@hotmail.co.uk

     

Moob

A 4-piece covering a cross section of songs - from Good Charlotte to Ocean Colour Scene & Feeder to Plan B.

Location: Okehampton
Contact:
Stuart or Nick
Mob:
07810 800009
E-mail:
moobtheband@gmail.com

     

Nawtey Beys

A 3-piece who play covers from the ‘60s to the present day.

 

Covers played include T. Rex's Twentieth Century Boy, Ike & Tina Turner's Nutbush City Limits & The Rolling Stones' Sympathy For The Devil.

Location: Plymouth
Contact:
Ray
Tel:
01752 772060
Mob:
07789 710336
E-mail:
ray@doghouse14.f9.co.uk

 

 

 

New Heroes

A 4-piece band formed from some of the area's best and most experienced musicians.

 

Playing tracks spanning different music genres from The B52s’ Loveshack to LMFAO’s Party Rock Anthem & The Kinks You Really Got Me to Muse’s Knights of Cydonia.

 

A polished, professional and great-sounding band that’s well worth seeing or booking.

Location: Exeter
Contact:
Phil Smyth
Mob:
07766 402601
E-mail:
philsmyth@mac.com

 

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Ophelia Devon

A 6-piece female-fronted band with a rock-influenced repertoire that features a strong, gutsy performance from Pam, the lead vocalist. They also play soul/indie/pop covers as well as some originals.

Location: Okehampton
Contact:
Pam Belverstone
Tel:
01288 350143
Mob:
07767 051597
E-mail:
opheliadevon@gmail.com

     

The Original Velvet Touch

5-piece pop band playing cover songs by many of the top bands that the Velvet Touch supported such as The Bee Gees, The Who, Zoot Money, The Searchers, Manfred Mann & Amen Corner plus modern covers.

Location: Exeter
Contact:
Neil
Tel/Mob:
None
E-mail:
neil.govier@btinternet.com

     

Pearl & the Diamond Geezers

A 5-piece who play numbers from the 60's through to today. The variety of covers include tracks by Blondie, Eva Cassidy, The Pretenders, TRex, The Black Eyed Peas, The Buzzcocks, The Beatles & Lady Gaga.

Location: Taunton
Contact:
Art
Mob:
07531 821559
E-mail:
arthur@arthurmccoll.com

Website

   

Quite Brazen

Female-fronted 5-piece band who perform covers of modern and past chart hits by various artists.

Location: Exmouth
Contact:
Neil or Shelley
Mob:
07517 667288
E-mail:
shelley@quitebrazen.co.uk

Website

 

 

Rage

4-piece female-fronted pop/rock band that play covers ranging from current chart material to old classics.

Location: Brixham
Contact:
Mike Williams
Tel:
01803 857547
E-mail:
ragelive@hotmail.co.uk

     

Raining Globe

3-piece Indie/rock/pop band who write their own material.

Although self-penned songs is not to everyone's liking, they do include some covers and claim that their own numbers have strong, catchy choruses that you can sing and/or dance along to.

Location: Exeter
Contact: Darren
Mob:
07751 693433
E-mail:
rainingglobe@gmail.com

Website

   

Raspberry Fish

A 5-piece, (guitar/bass/drums/vocals/keyboard), male/female vocals covers band, who cover everything from rock to punk, disco to funk.

 

Their wide repertoire ranges from Kim Wilde & Nena, (99 Red Balloons), to OMD & Guns ‘n’ Roses.

Location: Newton Abbot
Contact:
Rob D
Mob:
07977 203226
E-mail:
raspberry.fish@hotmail.co.uk

     

The Real Me

3-piece who play covers from the last 50 years. They play a mixture of Mod, Soul, R&B and New Wave classics plus some older classics.

Location: Exeter

Contact: Richard

Tel: None

E-mail: richard@richardhawesmusic.com

 

 

 

Reckless

5-piece who perform rock covers from the 70s to the present. Bands covered include Tom Petty, Eagle Eye Cherry, The Stereophonics, Queen, AC/DC, U2, The Hoosiers, The Feeling & Kings of Leon.

Location: Exeter
Contact:
Pete
Mob:
07710 224232
E-mail:
recklessexeter@hotmail.co.uk

Website

   

Reflex 80

2-piece male/female act performing the most popular hits of the 1980s.

Location: Exmouth
Contact:
Mark
Tel:
01395 223908
Mob:
07714 761089
E-mail:
waldron.mark@sky.com

 

 

 

Roadside

A 5-piece pop/rock band that play largely their own material with a few covers thrown in.

Location: Plymouth
Contact:
Steve
Mob:
07932 115023
E-mail:
roadsidebookings@googlemail.com

Website

   

rpm

A 5-piece who play pop/rock covers from the 60s to the 80s.

Location: Exmouth
Contact:
Taff, Ron, Mole, Richard or Paul
Mob:
07500 709388
E-mail:
mail@paulavery.co.uk

     

The SJF

A 5 piece professional band who play a variety of music from disco to classic pop.

Location: Exeter

Contact: Sam

Mob: 07882 261182

E-mail: thesjf@gmail.com

Website

 

 

Smacker

Previously known as That’ll Be the Day. A 4/5-piece fronted by a female vocalist who perform covers by various contemporary bands/artists including The Stereophonics, Fleetwood Mac, Maroon 5, The Rolling Stones & Daft Punk.

Location: Exeter

Contact: John

Tel: 01392 467417

Mob: 07596 999511

E-mail: john982@btinternet.com

 

 

 

The Sound

A 4-piece indie, rock and pop band. They cover tracks by artists including One Republic, Adele, Oasis, Kings Of Leon, The Killers, Bruno Mars, Fleetwood Mac, Kasabian, Paolo Nutini &John Newman.

Location: Plymouth

Contact: Al

Mob: 07715 694475

E-mail: thesoundplymouth@hotmail.co.uk

Website

   

That'll Be the Day

See Smacker

 

 

 

 

Where's Sid

2/3-piece band that play classic rock to modern dub & reggae.

 

However, if you haven’t been the one to book them, you can’t be sure which kind of band is turning up as they perform as an acoustic duo, acoustic trio & also an electric 3-piece band!

Location: Honiton
Contact:
Jake
Tel:
None
Mob:
None
E-mail:
jakington89@gmail.com

 

 

 

 

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