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Drum Cover. Queen. Bohemian Rhapsody

Brian May & Roger Taylor have decided to redo 3 Queen videos with members of the public.

For musicians, its Bohemian Rhapsody.

You had to film yourself miming to your favourite part.

I did this and submitted it, but I…

the Mix Band. Bistro Live MK

On Saturday 3rd August, I was once again a dep for The Mix band.

I played with them at Bistro Live, Leicester last year and this time it was closer to home in Milton Keynes.

Another great night was had…

Trecco Bay, Again

On Friday 2nd August, I was once again asked to dep at Trecco Bay for the resident band, City Limits.

Their drummer is also a sound engineer, so gets called up for theatre shows.

As this was just a one…

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Another Drum Cover! ELO Mr Blue Sky

You wait for ages, then 2 covers come along at once.

This time its ELO and mr Blue Sky.

A song I have always loved, but never played live until a recent departure gig where it was on the set…

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Drum Cover. Radio Ga Ga

I decided to do a quick drum cover of my favourite Queen track to play live, Radio Ga Ga.

The reason I liked playing it live, is because of the audience participation during the clapp hands section.

I've seen Queen…

All Covered Up

Adam from All Covered Up contacted me early July as he needed a dep drummer for a wedding just outside Bicester.

Adam is actually the drummer for the band, but has a back injury.

The set list was send and…

Hustler Party Band

On Friday July 26th 2019, I played with Hustler Party Band at O'neils in Oxford.

The band play there regularly and have been together for over 10 years.

On this date, their normal drummer was on holiday and the dep…

Beau video shoot

I was asked at very short notice to 'mime' a video shoot for an artist called Beau.

I first met him in March this year and he called me up Monday to see if I was free Tuesday.

Luckily the…

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New Drum Cam. Needles & Pins

I finally got round to editing a drum cam I recorded weeks ago. Needles & Pins!

My reason for doing it was because live, Frank insisted on me playing it '4 to the floor' which did give it a kick.

Whats going on here?....

Heres a pic of the kit I used for a secret rehearsal this week.

The only clue I can give is, my good friend, Alan Howell is on bass....

Miracle Cure. Nr Reading

I joined forces again with Miracle Cure, Wedding band for a wedding just outside Reading on 13th July.

It was another very warm day and we all arrived at 6,30pm for a 7pm load in and 8.30pm start.

As most…

Trecco Bay Holiday Park

On Friday 5th & Saturday 6th July, I dipped at Trecco Bay holiday park in Wales for the resident band, City Limits.

This was my bread and butter gig before The Searchers but sadly Trecco Bay has the only resident…