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The Cavernites, The Honeycombs, The 1910 Fruitgum Co., The Retrobeats, Definitely Dusty, Retro Sounds DJ, The Rolling Stones Show, The Stylettes, The Courtelles, The Counterfeit Sixties, Shooter, The Sixth Generation, The Apaches,
The Vintage Corporation, The Upbeat Beatles, The Twylight Shadows, Shake 101, The Undercover Shadows, Flower Power - The Summer Of Love, The Rulettes / Good Vibrations, The Fabulous Shadows, Sounds of the 60s (The Ready Steady 60s Show),
The Prairie Dogs, The Fads, Run Devil Run, The Fore, The Vox Beatles, The Troggs, Sounds Force Five, Sons & Lovers, Formula 60, The Flower Power Band, Rockfellas, Dorian Gray and Unit Five, Hamburg Beat, The John Steeds, The Zoots

The Zoots The Zoots
Do you love the 1960’s? We love the 1960’s! We love it so much, we have created a show dedicated to the Sixties. It’s still us, The Zoots, but instead of performing songs from 6 decades, we’ve put together a show full of your favourite1960’s songs. We recreate the note-for-note brilliance from artists such as The Beatles, The Who, The Kinks, The Monkees, Neil Diamond, The Rolling Stones and The Searchers, as well as adding our own spin on the classics you know and love.

Our 1960’s show has been specially tailored to suit all age groups, performing songs that are relevant today. We encourage & provoke audience participation, dancing & singing throughout the show. Don’t fancy a full 1960’s show? That’s fine, check out our song list – we can perform a selection of songs from the past 60 years! (yeah)!
Much more information, images and performance videos on their website - click on the image.
"You guys were absolutely brilliant! You had the dance floor filled from the start to the end, people just didn’t want it to end." Band Image

The VOX Beatles are one of the UK's leading premier Beatles Tribute Bands and are available for cruise work, holiday parks, theatres, corporate events, parties, weddings and all other special occasions, both in the UK and abroad. Their passion, enthusiasm and superb musicianship capturing their famous counterparts guarantees their performance will definitely be one to remember and a roaring success! They have over 90 songs in their repertoire and play what you expect and what you want to hear. Authentic instruments and costume changes (including Black Chesterfields, Shea Jackets, Sgt Peppers etc) are used to provide a high quality sound and visual experience. Previous clients include the Yateley festival, Volksworld festival, Lincoln Showground, Concorde 2, Strode Park festival, British Embassy in Kuwait, Canon UK, various holiday parks, theatre performances and tours of Cyprus in 2013 and 2015.    She Loves You.mp3
Vox Beatles
Vox Beatles

The John Steeds The John Steeds
The John Steeds take the very best tunes from the most creative and exciting era of pop music and play them totally live with the same energy and vibe the original bands would have given them.
Welcome to the 1960’s! Covering the end of the Rock and Roll era to the late 1960’s, the feel good selection is nothing but fun all the way and never fails to get you dancing with music from ‘The Beatles', 'The Move', 'The Kinks', 'Manfred Mann', The Turtles', 'The Shadows', 'Eddie Cochran', 'Frankie Valli', 'The Ventures', 'Del Shannon', 'Dick Dale', 'Bill Haley' and many more.
The John Steeds’ eclectic and imaginative set list, constantly being added to, comprises a relentless barrage of sixties hits and rock‘n‘roll classics, performed with punch and passion and designed for dancing.

The Fabulous Shadows The Fabulous Shadows
This superb Two hour show features all the The Shadows classic hit instrumentals from the 1960s, Apache, Wonderful Land,
Kon Tiki, Atlantis, Dance On! and many more, all recaptured with authentic Vox Amplification and Fender Stratocaster guitars.

Take a nostalgic trip back to the sixties, re-living The Shadows. The Golden Greats Tour .... a tribute not to be missed!
Sounds of the 60s - the Ready Steady 60s Show
Sounds Of The 60s
A tribute to the times and tunes of that fantastic decade. The band consists of five members, two of whom were in popular 60s bands that played at The Marquee, The Sphinx, Le Carnaby, The Lyceum in the Strand, and clubs and colleges all over England.

Now augmented by a new female vocalist, bassist & drummer, each with lots of band experience, they have come together to bring the great 60s sounds to lovers of that era and also to new audiences. They are dedicated to giving their clients the best 60s night experience, with great tunes, smart suits, mini dresses (for the girls that is) and a 60s light show.
Click Here to read Larry Evans' 60s band memories of 'The Unsuited Medium'

Hamburg Beat Hamburg Beat
Wanna know what all the fuss was about when the ‘Savage Young Beatles’ first burst onto the stage at Hamburg’s beat music clubs?
Well ....... Hamburg Beat will “mach schau” to take you back to those heady days of raw, raucous rock ‘n’ roll and the sounds of the Indra, Star Club, Top Ten and Kaiserkeller.

Originally formed in 1981 as ‘The Word’, the band successfully relaunched as Hamburg Beat, specialising in capturing the raw rock ‘n’ roll energy of the Hamburg beat club scene between 1960 - 1962. Based in the City of Lincoln UK, Hamburg Beat play to wildly appreciative audiences across the UK and abroad, including high profile overseas Beatles festivals.

In addition to several high profile UK based events and festivals, Mark, Mac, Phil and Alex are scheduled to play at two major European Beatles festivals in 2013.
One in Belgium and another in Norway.

The Cavernites
are a 4-piece band in the classic Sixties style, from Liverpool, who perform a Sixties tribute show that recreates the vibrant sounds and atmosphere of the Swinging Sixties. The band take their name from the fan club members of The Cavern Club in Liverpool, the most famous club in the world, that saw the birth of The Beatles and showcased all the top bands during the Sixties.
The Cavernites re-create those days and the birth of what became known as Mersey Beat or The Liverpool or Mersey Sound, a musical style that took the UK by storm, influencing countless groups across the country.

The Cavernites perform classic hits from groups like The Beatles, The Searchers, The Swinging Blue Jeans, The Mersey’s, The Hollies, The Rolling Stones, The Kinks, The Who and many other hit groups from the Sixties,
taking the audience on a Magical Musical History Tour, through one of the greatest musical decades of all time. It's a fast and vibrant show, designed to get everyone dancing along. They are an accurate live recreation of a Sixties pop group during the Beatlemania years as seen on shows like 'Ready Steady Go’ and ’Top of the Pops' with not only the look but the live sound of the bands they perform, bringing back the vibrancy and passion of the originals. The Cavernites use original instruments from the period, names like Rickenbacker, Epiphone, Gibson, and the famous Hofner Violin Beatle Bass, together with a Pearl Ludwig drum kit, they also use original amplifiers, names such as Marshal and Vox. The Sixties look is completed by the use of original stage clothes, and the famous Cuban heeled black Beatle boots.
The Cavernites are: Glenn Mitchell, Rhythm Guitar, vocals. Glen Griffiths, Lead Guitar, vocals. Derek Griffiths, Bass Guitar, vocals. Dino Tamburrini, Drums, vocals.

The Cavernites

The Flower Power Band The Flower Power Band
A truly authentic and awe-inspiring journey back to the sound of flower power. Be transported back to the heady Sixties in a kaleidoscope of period costume, dancing girls, guitars and song.

Bringing music from the swinging 60's and groovy 70's, The Flower Power Band cover Devon, Cornwall, Somerset, Dorset and Bristol and are available to book for weddings, balls, corporate events, parties and all musical events - ideal for a mixed age group audience.
Phone 01364 644775 or email: flowerpowerband@btinternet.com
The Flower Power Band

Unit 5 featuring Dorian Gray Unit Five - Featuring Sixties Chart Artist Dorian Gray
Still rocking after 37 years - they must be good! Covering the South East, Kent, Essex, London, Surrey and Sussex areas, Unit ive is the South East's premier function band - simply the best sounds around. Our professionalism, versatility, showmanship, stage presentation and harmonies make us an ideal choice for any function, large or small - wedding receptions, dances, parties, masonic evenings, cabarets, corporate or family events. Why not book us for your next function. Our entertainment covers a very wide range of pop and easy-listening dance music, from the 60s to current hits. Our varied programme of music covers ballroom, sing alongs, middle of the road, 60s, 70s, 80s and 90s music and, of course, the current chart hits of today.
We also have tribute sets to Queen, The Beatles, Abba and the show-stopping Blues Brothers complete with dark glasses and black hats, which has the audience shouting for more. We know how important the right music is and we make every effort to meet audience needs with a varied programme of music that suits every function.
Fronting the band is vocalist Dorian Gray, who had a 7-week chart success in 1968 with "I've Got You On My Mind" (click on the navigation link for the "Music" page to hear this tune). He made over 20 radio and TV appearances on Top of the Pops, the then popular Simon Dee Show and other shows.

The 1910 Fruitgum Company
The 1910 Fruitgum Company virtually exploded onto the US national charts in 1968 with their first single release, "Simon Says". The song quickly moved up to become a #2 record on the national charts and reached the top of the charts in the United Kingdom. Along with their several hit records they perform the music of The Grass Roots, The Turtles, The Beatles, Dion, The Monkees, BJ Thomas , The Buckinghams, The British Invasion acts and several other top of the chart acts.

The group will bring back memories for you and guarantee to have you dancing in the aisles. They also do a package show with the following acts: Ron Dante of The Archies (Sugar Sugar), Jimmy Rossi of The Jaggerz (The Rapper), Jimmy Yester, original lead singer in The Association and, of course, The 1910 Fruitgum Company. Gold record acts, original members in each act and a 2 hour show that will bring back wonderful memories.

The 1910 Fruitgum Company travels and performs throughout the United States. Their venues include large capacity concerts and they have appeared on Dick Clark’s American Bandstand, Shindig and numerous tv and radio shows, as well as at Las Vegas and Atlantic City.

The group has shared the stage and toured with such music and entertainment giants as, Herman's Hermits' Peter Noone, The Beach Boys, Trini Lopez, Lou Christie, Sly and the Family Stone,Gary US Bonds, The Buckinghams, John Ford Coley, Maxine Nightingale, Tommy Roe, Mark Lindsey (original lead singer of Paul Revere and the Raiders, Jim Yester of The Association, Melanie, The Rascals and numerous other top acts.
The 1910 Fruitgum Company

The Retrobeats
A highly experienced 4 piece live band playing pop and rock 'n' roll hits from the 1950s onwards. Our repertoire is made up of feel-good hits from across the years and we try to be a little bit different by including less obvious but still well known songs. We also do a more specific tribute show to the rock n roll greats of the 1950s - Elvis Presley, Jerry Lee Lewis, Buddy Holly, Ricky Nelson, Gene Vincent, Eddie Cochran etc.

We are based in the North West of England and perform across the region at any venue wanting great dance music from a live band. The band contains two main vocalists enabling us to handle a wide variety of songs with harmonies and backing vocals. We never use backing tracks and all the music is performed by ourselves at a comfortable volume - we are not a loud band.

By using our PA system we can also provide music mixes for you - from background music to chat to, music during breaks and even a lively disco playing songs from all eras and for all ages to finish your night off!

Retrobeats


Definitely Dusty
Miss Tracy Goodwin is . . . 'Definitely Dusty'
Award winning - Europe's No1 Dusty Springfield Tribute Act!

Tracy performs as a tribute to the great diva and can also offer a Motown spot to complement the show.
She has performed at various great venues, including the famous Bernard Manning's World Embassy Club, hotel chains such as Warner's and The Hilton as well as fabulous shows such as the famous Whitby and Bridlington Spa 60s Festivals.
Tracy performed as support act to the well-established Gary Ryan 'Neil Diamond' and Jimmy Jermaine 'Cliff Richard' tribute from the hit TV show 'Stars In Your Eyes'. She has also appeared in many theatres all over the UK performing alongside other tribute acts in the show 'Three Men In Black And The White Lady Of Soul'.
  Listen to a song sample (mp3)

Retro Sounds DJ

RetroSounds DJ

Original vinyl sounds - Midlands Area
NO rap, garage, grunge or house, NO CDs or MP3s,
NO disco lights or gimmicks -
just good music played with passion by, and for, people who loved the era!

Hot Rocks - Rolling Stones
Canada's Top Rolling Stones Tribute Band - Amazing lookalike!
bookings@hotrocks.ca Main: 905-841-2054
The Stylettes
With the girls in polka-dot dresses and the boys in sharp suits and skinny ties, The Stylettes combine great Rock'n'Roll with the 60's girl group garage sound. Available for events and parties around the UK, The Stylettes are guaranteed to have you dancing all night.

The Counterfeit Sixties
were formed by four experienced musicians with their devotion to 60’s music and the people that influenced it. As the band members lived through the sixties themselves, they have a great in-depth knowledge of what memories can be encapsulated in producing a 60’s show. These are reproduced using live action footage of many familiar sights and sounds associated with this period. The two hour show covers all the recollections of that era and, with over twenty five bands being reproduced, the show is undoubtedly the most comprehensive 60’s show around today. The Counterfeit Sixties are: Phil Armstrong: Vocals, Guitar; Vince Mason: Drums, Vocals; Dave Sibbald: Vocals, Bass; Kelvin Roberts: Vocals, Keyboards    Gig Listing
The Counterfeit Sixties
The Troggs Back On The Road
Chris, Pete and Dave are now going to continue to keep The Troggs flag flying and are going back on the road. They are joined by special guest Chris Allen on lead vocals. He has an excellent musical pedigree, having been in The Denny Laine Band, The Commitments and part time with The Animals. He also plays a mean guitar and bass.
Future enquiries for booking the band must be made to rockartistmgmt@aol.com
The Troggs

Shooter Shooter
Shooter's exciting stage act relives the music and magic of the 50's & 60's, when Rock 'n' Roll was king, Mersey Beat was born and the music was electrifying. Formed in 1983, with the traditional line-up of guitar, bass, drums and vocal harmonies, Shooter soon became a regular attraction at 60's Festivals, Theatres, Corporate Theme Nights and Cabaret venues, delighting audiences with their exciting live performance.

Shooter perform the songs of the great artists who helped to create the 60s legend, such as Elvis, Eddie Cochran, Roy Orbison, Chuck Berry, Carl Perkins, Buddy Holly, Cliff and The Shadows, Billy Fury, Del Shannon, The Beatles and the 'Mersey Beat' bands, The Rolling Stones, Kinks, Hollies, Manfred Mann etc. Shooter has a wide repertoire and their stage act chronicles the development of pop music from the birth of Rock 'n' Roll through the magical era of Mersey Beat and the Swinging Sixties. Shooter have appeared on TV and featured on radio stations throughout the UK.

The band is:
Keith Hubbard - Lead guitar & vocals, played in various Liverpool bands and was a member of the British cast of the rock musical HAIR. In 1971 he formed rock band Caliban, touring Europe as well as being regulars at Liverpool's legendary Cavern Club and, on May 27th 1973, performed on the club's closing night. In 1975/6 he toured with Chicory Tip then performed with a variety of bands until, in 1983, he formed Shooter. Mike Rimmer - Bass guitar & vocals, who formed his early career in Mersey and, during the 1970's, he teamed up with folk/Blues outfit Jim & Raphael with whom he performed on Radio 1's Mike Raven's Blues Show recorded at BBC's Maida Vale Studio. Jeff Walker - Drums & vocals, began his career in the early 1980's with local gospel groups. In 1990 he toured and appeared on national TV with recording band Wild Honey. Jeff later had stints with Decade, The Max Beacon Band and SoulTrade before joining Shooter.
Associated bands and websites:    Ricky Gleason and The TopSpots      JKH Music Productions

The Sixth Generation
Performing at The Cavern Club Liverpool, July 7th 2013
The Sixth Generation
is a dynamic rock and roll band, based in Michigan USA, at the forefront of musical style from the late 1960s. Playing hits of the time as well as original songs, the band delivers crowd pleasing performances that bring back fond memories for baby boomers and a surprising appreciation of good music for their children’s generation. With all of the original members from the 1960s still playing together, the band has a magical presence like no other of their kind and have been nominated for induction into Michigan Rock and Roll Legends.

See and hear them on You Tube

The Sixth Generation was formed in Niles, Michigan (home of Tommy James & The Shondells) during the summer of 1966. Playing top hits of the time, the group became quite popular very quickly and began drawing large crowds throughout the region. By early spring in 1967, the band was regularly booked for Saturday night dances at The Skyliner at Five Mile Corner in Dowagiac, MI (at that time, the most popular dance venue in southwestern Michigan).

The Vintage Corporation
The Vintage Corporation Sixties Seventies live function and party band is ideal for all your private parties, functions, charity balls, corporate events, award ceremonies, weddings, corporate functions, fundraising events, Xmas parties, office parties, dinners, media events, product launches, annual celebrations or any other type of event. We often perform 4 and 5 part harmonies. With our variety of male and female singers, combined with saxophone, trumpet and keyboard artists, we provide a comprehensive range covering all the genres of the Sixties and Seventies.

We will make your corporate function, party or corporate event one to remember. As well as performing for functions and corporate events, we also organise our own Sixties and Seventies party nights open to the public. For a list of these Sixties and Seventies gigs, see under Future gigs where you can also buy tickets online for one of our Sixties and Seventies events.
The Vintage Corporation

The Upbeat Beatles

The Upbeat Beatles
Relive the sounds and excitement of the 60's with this leading Beatles tribute band.
The Upbeat Beatles have been performing to ecstatic audiences since they formed in 1997. Having played at leading venues in the UK and overseas, they are now recognised as one of the premier Beatles tribute bands.

See them on You Tube

The Upbeat Beatles are available for hire to perform at a wide range of events, from theatre concerts and corporate functions, to weddings and private parties.
"You delivered all that you promised, and more - non stop floor-filling music. It was, simply, fantastic."


The Twylight Shadows The Twylight Shadows
The band members are: Perry Dennis - Lead Vocals ; Ian Cutter - Lead Guitar / Vocals ; Stephen Swann - Rhythm Guitar / Vocals ; Jay Hartop - Bass Guitar / Vocals ; Ron Innes - Drums / Percussion. As well as providing the backing for tribute act 'Cliff - As If', the Twylight Shadows perform for private, public and major corporate events.

As you might expect, the main content of their show is a tribute to the fantastic sixties 'Shadows' and the best way to appreciate the quality of their performance is to see them live. They have a full P.A. and lighting system, backline amplifiers and their own sound & lighting engineer to operate and monitor the overall sound and onstage lighting effects and quality.
They can also provide a compere and support acts for your function if required.
The members are all mature professional standard musicians with years of experience in the music / entertainment industry, all the material is presented authentically, including the correct shadows steps and the sound is as close as possible to the modern "shadows sound".

Shake 101
Shake101

Shake101 are a band who are passionate about 60s music and 60s style. We love to play our live music all around Essex and beyond.
Please browse our website and check out our photos and videos. If you like what you see, check us out on Facebook. We are always on the look out for new venues to perform at, so if you're looking to hire a band, we'd love to hear from you!
The Undercover Shadows
The Undercover Shadows
This exceptional band are dedicated to recreating the classic guitar instrumental and vocal harmony sounds of that iconic band, The Shadows.

This band are not just another instrumental tribute! Their Show is a fast paced upbeat musical feast for all Shadows lovers, including songs of The Shadows, Cliff Richard and Marvin, Welch & Farrar.

They don’t Just focus on THE 1960’s hits, but cover many of the later Shad’s hits, including Riders In The Sky, Don’t Cry For Me Argentina, Mark Knopfler’s Going Home and many more. Of course their show wouldn't be complete without a few of those Shadows dance moves.

Flower Power The Summer of Love
featuring The Woodstock Generation Sixties Tribute Band, taking you on a journey through one of the most exciting and innovative times in the history of music.

From the days of Haight-Ashbury and the Monterey Pop Festival, to the Vietnam War and Woodstock, this dynamic show is an exploration of that turbulent yet magical era.

A time when everything that could happen actually did, when the world was never so active and never sounded so good…
Flower Power - The Summer of Love
An electrifying live band, fabulous singers and sensational dancers bring the Psychedelic age back to life and celebrate some of the greatest American and British Rock and Folk artists of the late sixties.

The show also features fantastic lighting and video projection, plus dazzling costumes and a large helping of tongue-in-cheek humour!

Available as full theatre show or can be booked for your function, party, wedding, festival or corporate event…

The Rulettes / Good Vibrations
Possibly one of the best 60's harmony bands you'll ever hear from this Bristol based outfit, featuring material from the 60s and 70s.

All the guys in the line-up have a wealth of experience ('old' in other words) in this type of vocal harmony group, and are able to faithfully reproduce all the old favourites from those 'Golden Years'. They are also the 'Good Vibrations' Beach Boys tribute band!

The show consists of two 1 Hour sets; the 1st set being a cabaret-type show, (dressed in all the 'gear' including winkle-pickers) with the second hour aimed at non-stop dancing. Along with their own compact 6K sound system and 4K stage lighting, giving that extra polish, to this professionally presented show.

Popular favourites from the following featured artists :- BEATLES, HOLLIES, BEACH BOYS, FOUR SEASONS, SEARCHERS, TURTLES, TREMELOES, CLIFF RICHARD, SHADOWS, BYRDS, ROY ORBISON, KINKS, FORTUNES, STONES, SPENCER DAVIS, CHUCK BERRY, ELVIS, to name but a few. Over 130 hit songs from this era are featured during the show!

The Rulettes

The Prairie Dogs
Spearheading a 21st century Beat Bonanza, The Prairie Dogs
are a four-piece beat combo based in Bournemouth playing the songs of the early 1960s.
With their potent musical cocktail of rock and roll, merseybeat, classic pop and rockabilly, strong vocals and dynamic live show, they offer something to dance to, something to listen to, and something to watch.
The 2FBS
Classic Rock Duo
All the power of a full band without the hassle.
The 2FBS are a superb rock duo with an uncompromising sound, delivered with energy, enthusiasm and, above all, humour. Two live guitars, quality recorded backing tracks made up of programmed drums, live bass and keyboards.
Based in Herts/Essex but will travel. Seen them - great!
Formula 60

Run Devil Run
With a wide repertoire to suit everyone’s taste, ranging from the Fifties to present day, the trio Run Devil Run consists of Mark on Lead/Rhythm Guitar (Lead Vocals), Keith on Bass Guitar (Harmonies) and Barrie on Drums (Harmonies and Lead Vocals). All three have many years experience of performing and have been former members of well established club acts. Formed in early 2002, Run Devil Run have created an impressive repertoire of many classic tunes from over the decades, including many tunes not normally performed by other acts, thus making them a refreshing act to dance and listen to. The act also comes self-contained with pro gear and lighting systems.
Run Devil Run
Sons & Lovers
Sixties and Seventies pop harmony function band, play music by the Drifters, Eagles, Bee Gees, Four Tops, Beach Boys, Four Seasons, Beatles, and more.

We are the complete vocal harmony band, a totally live class act. No effort is spared to recreate the energy and sound of those halcyon days of the 60s and 70s.
Sons and Lovers

 
Sounds Force 5
In the 1960s, during the golden era of pop, one band ruled supreme in East Anglia. They were officially crowned top 60s band in one of the first ever 'Battle of The Bands', being judged outright winners by Van Morrison. They appeared with all of the chart topping bands of the time such as The Yardbirds, Amen Corner, Merseybeats, Small Faces and Status Quo.

Pirate Radio station “Radio London” chose the band to front their Radio Roadshow, long before Radio One or Two had been thought of. The pinnacle of their career came when they were booked to appear alongside Jimi Hendrix, Cream and Pink Floyd in what was probably the UK’s first real music festival.

Now SOUNDS FORCE 5 are back, playing that unique brand of 60’s music that made them so popular the first time around. Lose yourself in this golden era, when you hear the group play unforgettable numbers made famous by such bands as The Rolling Stones, The Searchers, The Moody Blues and The Spencer Davies Group.




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