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




C40

Playing charity and pub gigs for the last 2 years, we've recently transformed from 7-piece back to a 5-piece with our new singer Carmen up front, also featuring Tony on sax, plus guitar, bass and drums.










Caduseus

retro-progressive rock band with releases on the First Time Records label. Performed at several festivals around Uk and can morph between teh smallest pub to the largest arena. Original material, with influences known and unknown, and sounds connect ...








Caiaphas

Mike: We all like Radiohead, REM, Elliott Smith, Beatles, and obvious stuff like that. We all like different tastes but they're the main ones, but we all do a couple of different things and that's why the tracks are quite a bit different; they've all ...








Calan

Shrewsbury Folk Festival Concert Series - Calan are a vibrant five-piece folk band who are breathing new life into traditional Welsh music. Sparkling melodies, foot tapping tunes and a spirited and energetic performance of Welsh step dancing. They bl ...















Calling All Cars

At the crossroads of rock and metal, CALLING ALL CARS put themselves at the place where heavy riffs, melody, infectious hooks and energetic punk collide. A Birmingham-based 4-piece, all in their early 20s, they formed out of close friendship a ...




Calming River

Acoustic singer songwriter. Wild effusive concoction of folk, classical and grunge, laced together with idiosyncratic lyrics and themes.







Camera Obscura

With John Peel an early champion, Glasgow's Camera Obscura are now fondly regarded as one of the Uk's finest acts; having built up a dedicated following over the years with "must-have records" and tours throughout Europe, the US, Mexico, Australia an ...






Camorra

Camorra were formed in the early spring time of 2005. Having worked on our first song (Control Destroyer) the original drummer decided to leave for musical differences. An old friend of ours Glynn decided to help us out until we found a replacement. ...











Cantaloop

Cantaloop have this unique blend of funk, soul and hip-hop which is bigger than any one member. You may will have seen Cantaloop with everyone from Gino Washington to the Fun Lovin' Criminals as well as felt their presence in many a Venue and festiva ...






Capercaillie

LEGENDS!




Captain Accident

Captain Accident is a reggae / ska / soul artist


Captain Dangerous

Through a frothy menage of quirk pop Dangerous combine bits of Hefner, The Cure, the gang mentality of The Clash, the pop sensibility of the Beach Boys, a sprinkle of the Violent Femmes, the odd trumpet, a pinch of booze and a cage fighter. This comb ...

Captain Everything

3 friends who write songs about themselves. We like melody, choruses, mid-90's pop-punk & playing really fast. We also like to tour, having played over 600 shows in our 6 years as a band, in places as diverse as; watford, montreal, moscow & s ...

Captain Horizon

Captain Horizon are a powerful 4 piece alt-rock band from the Midlands. With an expansive set of original songs and a wide range of influences, the band deliver their music live in an explosive set bursting with passion and energy. This is a band tha ...


Captain Jeffrey

5-piece funky blues rock band from the Midlands that recently released their first album 'Maiden Voyage'. The band write and record their own material and mix blues riffs with funky rhythm and sax breaks. Excellent live band that play with lots of en ...





Capture Kendal

Capture Kendal are a 3 piece alternative rock band from Telford. The band formed over three years ago and in that time have played over 80 gigs at reknowned West Midlands venues such as the Birmingham Academy and Barfly. The band's style blends a mix ...







Caramany

We have been working together close to a year now, and play original and covers. Play every monday at the goldthorn dudley road wolverhampton. Getting onto the circuit now. Sarah has been writing for 10 years, also produces. Alan is a veteran i ...








Carl Sinclair

Capable of wooing the crowds well in to the night, Carl is an extremely versatile jazz, blues, boogie woogie and modern chart pianist.




Carl Stevens

Up and Coming Artist! Based in West Midlands, been playing/singing from an early age. Studied Music @ Halesowen College. Now gigging anywhere and everywhere I can for promotional services but mainly because I like it! The sound/musical style I am rea ...




Carleen Anderson

Mercury Music Prize and Brit Award nominated contemporary soul/jazz music legend. Vocalist with Young Disciples, Brand New Heavies, Paul Weller, Brian Ferry, Incognito, Courtney Pine, Dr John, Lewis Taylor, Johnny Cash, Jocelyn Brown, Jamie Cullum an ...


Carlo Mahalo & the G Strings

Carlo Mahalo & the G Strings' play figure-of-eight ukuleles in traditional "unplugged" manner and are determined to keep their well-earned title of Birmingham's premier ukulele band. Playing a set comprising almost entirely of original material, ...


Carlos Núñez & Philip Pickett

Carlos Núñez, Philip Pickett and the Musicians of the Globe - Two Pipers Piping is an electrifying collaboration reviving the dazzling traditional Scottish and Irish jigs, reels, rants, hornpipes and haunting ballad tunes blown, strummed and scraped ...







Carnaby Street

Playing sixties hits from the British Top Ten





Carole Westwood

Singing with The Archie Cotterell Trio, recently performed at the Birmingham International Jazz Festival and Carole has just gained the title of 'Shrewsbury Jazz Singer of the Year 2005'



Caroline7

Listen at www.overplay.com

Carousel Circus

Winning Guitar Wars, headlining a successful Indie night, playing Live on BBC radio, auditions with record labels and their first EP successfully recorded, Carousel Circus have come a long way in just a year. Formed as a full band on the 10th Ju ...











Carter

'DESTINED TO SUCCEED' VIC GALLOWAY, BBC RADIO ONE 'AN ATOMIC BOMB OF ENERGY' EDINBURGH MUSIC 'A HARD ACT TO FOLLOW' SCOTTISH MUSIC NETWORK On behalf of 'Carter' I take great pleasure in announcing the finalised dates for thei ...











Casablanca Boys

7-piece party function band performing covers of great pop music from the 50s to the current charts. Also available as a brilliant stylish swing band.









Cashier No.9

Is there a Belfast sound..? Van Morrison... Stiff Little Fingers... Divine Comedy... Cashier No.9 sound nothing like any of these, but they're as innovative and different as anything that's come from the city. They could be from California, or Manche ...

Casino

Casino formed in 2003 are a Birmingham based rock band, comprising of 5 members Adam Zindani, Dean Deavall, Sam Yapp, Neil Irving and Jo Crofts. Casino self-recorded their debut album and released it on 15th December 2008. For the past 18months l ...













Casting Stones

Casting Stones is a mixture of Folk/Rock, Beautiful Ballard & Quirky Ditty. From the dreams and aspirations of: Matt Parkes - Vocals & Acoustic Guitar / Baz Page - Lead Guitar / Gail Graye - Keyboards & Vocals Al de Marco - Bass &a ...












Catch 22

Thunderously powerful rock trio. Same line-up since 2001. Not your usual stuff.


Catch A Fire

To celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Jamaican Independence, Jazz Jamaica All Stars and the Urban Soul Orchestra, with special guest Brinsley Forde (lead vocalist of Aswad) have created a sensational new orchestral interpretation of Bob Marley and The ...

Catch The Rainbow

Catch the Rainbow are the ultimate Rainbow tribute band, featuring Don Areys lead vocalist Carl Sentance. Carl has performed with many rock bands over the years including lead vocal for Krokus (the biggest Swiss rock band) and many more...



Catfish and the Bottlemen

Won BBC6 Music Unsigned Band award in March 2009, Released debut EP Poetry & Fuel in August and spent the year gigging. Supporting such acts as Hot Club De Paris, Jersey Budd, Travelling Band, Skint n Demoralised and Jonny Brown(Twisted Wheel).

Catfish Keith

Born in East Chicago, Indiana, 1962 Catfish first heard blues music while living in "The Harbor," a working-class, steel mill town, where Muddy Waters, Howlin' Wolf, and Buddy Guy were staple sounds on the radio. But it was the country blues of Son H ...













Caught Off Guard

Hot four piece punk/rock/pop band from the west midlands.






Cave Painting

Cave Painting tip toed into peoples ears with an online free download called Leaf and a much talked about debut gig at the tiny Social in London earlier this year. The ripple effect spread when they streamed a demo of Midnight Love along with a stunn ...





CCL



Cecile Kayirebwa

Sumptuous Rwandan diva!
















Central City Groove

Central City Groove are a funky four piece band playing a dynamic set of original and re-worked obscure grooves. Their style derives from major influences from the funk/ jazz/ soul/ blues/ rock genres, fused together with powerful soulful vocals and ...













Cerys Matthews

Welsh Siren, the voice of Catatonia, best known for 'Muldur & Scully', & her hit duet with Tom Jones, 'Baby, It's Cold Outside'





Chairmen of the Bored

CHAIRMEN OF THE BORED Compelling history, passionate dedication and self-proclaimed super-unique rock sound: Chairmen Of The Bored - Manchester's hardest working band. Drawing influences from a vast range of rock, pop and punk, Chairmen have co ...

Chambers of Madness

Chambers of Madness a Death Metal Band hailing from Redditch, Worcestershire. Formed in the later part of 2008 they have been frantically writing material and recently recorded their 3 track Demo at Rich Bitch studios. Taking influences from b ...





Chandlers Ford

Built around the amazingly prolific songwriting skills of Anthony J Hughes: - (Songwriter/Vocals)/Lead/Rhythm Guitar/Bass/Piano/Organ), this British band has already built up great interest. The songs have a familiar 'Classic' sound and the live show ...







Chantelle McGregor Band

Realising at an early age that if you picked up a guitar you got attention, especially from her dad whose guitar it usually was, it was inevitable that Chantel McGregor would get one of her own. So at the ripe old age of three, she got her first guit ...



Chapel Club

The band first pricked the capital's consciousness as the sun started to set on the summer of 2009, with a series of live shows in a hitherto underused setting in Dalston. Word of mouth excitement led to unprecedented numbers in attendance for a band ...


Charger

Heavy, malevolent, downright but ugly and a serious fist in the face of anything that might get in its way.




Charlie & The Martyrs

Charlie Jones (BBC Singer/Songwriter of the Year - Finalist 2008) and some of Nottingham and Leicester's most creative and captivating musicians, Charlie & The Martyrs are amazing crowds far and wide with their unique style of melodic indie/pop ' ...



Charlie Brown Syndrome

Charlie Brown Syndrome's Current musical influences include The Mars Volta, Jetplane Landing, At the Drive in and Biffy Clyro.

Charlie Can’t Surf

Based in Wolverhampton, 'Charlie Can't Surf' are Chris Gorman, Paul Nicholls, Jez Keeley and Simon Nicholls.



Charlie Company

Excellent 4 piece rock/pop/covers group from Nuneaton, Warwickshire. Covering artists such as The Beatles/Oasis/Coldplay/The Stone Roses/Rolling Stones/U2/Sterophonics/Chuck Berry/The Kinks/Bryan Adams etc etc.. Charlie Company pride themselves on ...

Charlie Dore

One of the UK's most respected singer-songwriters with six albums under her belt, Charlie Dore writes and performs highly acclaimed acoustic folk-country roots music which continues to attract excellent reviews.

Charlie Gracie

Original Rock n Roll veteran from U.S.A.


Charlie Morris Blues Band

Charlie Morris was born in Miami in 1963, and grew up in Georgia and Tennessee. He's been writing songs, and playing various instruments, since he was 6 years old. As a kid, he played classical piano, inspired by the immortal Schroeder. Inspired b ...




Charlotte Carpenter

Singer-songwriter Charlotte Carpenter has been entertaining audiences with her heart-felt stories communicated through the power of singing and strumming. Her music combines contemporary melodies with traditional influences.


Charlotte Glasson Band

Talented multi-instrumentalist Charlotte Glasson leads a very entertaining band inspired by gypsy jazz, ska, blues, latin and world music.





Chas & Dave

In the tradition of The Kinks and the Small Faces and around the same time as Ian Dury and Squeeze, Chas & Dave wrote and recorded exceptionally witty songs about life in London, performed with a strong affection for all things English reminiscen ...

Chas & His Band

Remember Chas & Dave? Sadly Dave's wife Sue passed away in July 2009 after over 30 years of blissful marriage. Understandably Dave has taken this very badly and he hasn't the heart to continue gigging and with regret he has decided to retire f ...


Chas Hodges

Formerly one half on Cockney duo Chas n Dave



Chase Mist

Chase Mist have quickly gained a reputation on the midlands folk scene as a polished and exciting contemporary acoustic/folk act. With their undoubted ability to spot or write a good tune, they have come up with an eclectic mix of songs. This, couple ...






Che

Ché is not just a band but also a vibe, a band that insists that their music is so accessible it is only a matter of time until the vibe spreads. Ché possess the talent to fuse emotive melodies with eccentric guitar interplay and yet manage to conti ...









Chemical Vomit

Chemical Vomit are a grindcore/noise band from Birmingham, England. formed in 2005 with a 2 peice lineup gradually changed from being a 2 peice into a fully pledged band. In late november 2005 Chemical Vomit took a very short break, 2 weeks to be exa ...








Cherry Ghost

Cherry Ghost are an indie rock band from Bolton, England. Their debut album, Thirst for Romance, was released in July 2007 and entered the UK Album Charts at No. 7. A second album, entitled Beneath This Burning Shoreline, was released in July 2010 to ...



Cherry Street

Cherry Street are a female fronted band based in Birmingham, West Midlands. They perfectly draw influence from Alternative, Rock and Pop/Punk genres of music.





Chesney Hawkes

Born into a musical family (his father is the singer Chip Hawkes, formerly with the 1960s band The Tremeloes), Chesney Hawkes' own career began at 19, when he appeared as the title character in the film Buddy's Song alongside Roger Daltrey. In March ...




Chevron

Chevron have been 6 years in the making. Luke & Michael starting jamming together in 2000 & quickly moved high up in the music business. They were security guards at various events. They were very briefly, security for Muse & were aske ...


Chew Lips

After forming in early 2008, and writing ten songs in their first rehearsal session, the band played its first gig at a friends' house party in New Cross on May 10, 2008. After performing just fourteen live shows, they were asked by BBC DJ Steve Lama ...





Chick Wrens Rollin River Band

Col 'Chick' Wren is an established vocalist/musician/songwriter, playing electric and acoustic guitar, harmonica and mandolin. Since the 1970's Chick has played such diverse gigs as Ronnie Scott's (Birmingham) and The Fete d'Humanite (Paris). He has ...


Chicken Filth

A four piece band from sheldon. Chicken filth having just started out are making a name for themselves and are leaving a lasting impression on the audience's they play to. Although they have only just started out, they have a few songs that to be h ...

Chickenbone Blues

Chickenbone Blues are one of Birmingham's premier acoustic blues outfits. We pride ourselves in a simple, pure approach to this genre of roots music...and we just love to play! We have an acoustic approach, and go for a warm powerful sound. We enjoy ...







Children of the Gravy

Children of the Gravy - THE Classic Black Sabbath Tribute Music as close as you can get, also includes extreme volume, bonkers image, bats, drinking, dresses, spectacles and pharmaceuticals! Children of the Gravy - Masters of Sabbath






China Red

A concoction made up of innocence and a little bit of filth. China Red inject catchy melodies laced with programmed soundscapes to trigger past, drunken memories of 'Good Times, Late Nights and Heartbreakers'. The quirky electronic, self made soun ...

China Shop Bull

ENERGY FUELLED SKA/RAP/PUNK



Chinese Stars

Christened after the"Chinese Star Epidemic" of the early 80's which foundlegions of grade school kids across America armed with"shuriken" throwing stars, the band pledge to follow in this tradition: terrorizing parents, authority figures and the psyc ...



Chip Hawkes

Former Original Lead singer/songwriter of The Tremeloes with such hits as 'HERE COMES MY BABY', 'SILENCE IS GOLDEN', 'EVEN THE BAD TIMES ARE GOOD' 'CALL ME NUMBER ONE, and many more. Re-Live all those wonderful harmonies.


Chipmunk

For someone who's just 19, Chipmunk (AKA Jamaal Fyffe), has already achieved a lot - in 2008 he received a MOBO for Best Newcomer, and won Best Hip-Hop Act at the 2009 MOBOs, overcoming US megastars such as Jay-Z, Kanye West and Eminem. He has also r ...


Chloe and Barry Hunt

Father and daughter versatile duo of voices and acoustic guitar used inventively covering songs unimaginable on acoustic. Angelic ballads up to soaring anthems.



Choking Susan

female-fronted Detroit punk









Chris Aldridge & Beebe

Cool & contemporary Jazz from this local & talented quintet, led by Saxaphone virtuoso Chris Aldridge











Chris Burton

Versatile singer/guitarist -something for(almost)everyone. Has written songs for The Eagles, Robbie Williams and Madonna -but they've never recorded them. Not a word from them -ever. A 'Thank You' would have been nice but oh no, not them. Typical.














Chris Difford

Double Ivor Novello Award winning Chris Difford takes to the road again for a unique evening and a new landmark in his solo career - a one man show. Chris will be performing new versions of solo favorites such as Cowboys Are My Weakness and Lamas ...




Chris Dumville

Acoustic guitarist and singer for the past 25 years. from folk, country, to blues and contemporary










Chris Hand

Frontman of local band Gay Joe(formally Jaygo) Has been playing venues in the west mids for over 5 years now. His music is described as moody, dark, pop songs with some cynical lyrics!



Chris Hillman

He is a folkie who wound up in the Rock 'n' Roll Hall of Fame. He is a journeyman sideman who wound up singing lead on 10 top-10 country smash hits. He is a bluegrass mandolin picker who detoured to three Gold Records in rock bands. He is a self-taug ...




Chris Jaggers Atacha!

Founded in 1994, Chris Jagger's Atcha! are now hotter than ever and are one of very few UK bands that can handle cajun, R&B, zydeco, blues and country in an authentic and original fashion. Chris is backed by a band of great musicians. Charlie Har ...















Chris Quinn Trio

UK singer guitarist Chris Quinn, Germany based drummer Maximilian Suhr and Parisian double bassist Martin Gruet. The Continental Trio deliver a fast paced journey through the world of acoustic roots and jazz music. Expect the meanest delta blues guit ...

Chris Rea

legend!






Chris Tye

Finding a direction, a style and inspiration he's been seen around Birmingham for about two years now quickly augmenting his solo acoustic set with a bands sound (borrowing the rhythm section of 'the soul').Pulling influences from 60's London and Gre ...




























Church Of Logik

Groove based quartet



Churchfitters

This Brittany based group of musicians from England, Ireland and France is taking UK audiences by storm with their unique and energetic performances. Four dynamic personalities present a fast-paced infectious show full of fresh, original songwriting ...





Cigarette Police

Started in the ashes of the worst cover band in history, the Super Sonic Death Monkeys, Cigarette Police have learned from previous mistakes and decided against learning such songs as "Golden Touch" and "Fortune Faded". Instead, this AMAZING three pe ...



Cindy Archer

Sublime Canadian singer with stunning hillbilly angel voice!

Cipher

Cipher are Dave Sturt (fretless bass/sound design) and Theo Travis (sax, flute). Theo has released a series of solo albums, is a member of space-rock band Gong, is a regular collaborator with a wide range of musicians such as David Sylvian, King Cr ...

Circa Survive

Circa Survive met at the Burning Man Festival one and one half years ago, at which point, they danced the good times dance. "We love the night life. We like to boogie. Some of us like to eat jazz and listen to biscuits while others choose to ju ...











Circus Town

Living The Dream !!!. A Beautiful Band








Cities We Sleep In

Formed late 2010, Birmigham based Alternative band!



Citizen Fish

Okay, this was written back in the 90's, when Trotsky was still in the Citizen Fish drum throne, before Silas. Still, it's an interesting snapshot: 'For a decade Citizen Fish has been touring the world: turning gatherings, benefits, and social gig ...







City In Ruins

City in Ruins have been brewing up a storm since meeting for the first time in late 2005, a culmination of the elements of the deceased Rogue Faction and Blacktop Fridays. Immediately clicking, near enough completing the song 'They're Coming For You ...



City Of Fire

Hard Rock experimentalists, City Of Fire, pay homage to the vibrant city in which the band was formed, Vancouver, BC, with their self-titled debut release. City Of Fire's debut album was released on the band's website. Although they are relative ...

City Of Fire (Ft Burton C Bell of Fear Factory)

Hard Rock experimentalists, City Of Fire, pay homage to the vibrant city in which the band was formed, Vancouver, BC, with their self-titled debut release. City Of Fire's debut album was released on the band's website. Although they are relatively ...








CKY














Clare Boswell

Claire Boswell is a singer/ songwriter/ performer from Worcester, England.Singing since she could talk and song writing since the tender age of eleven, her haunting yet soulful, melodic voice combined with her easy on the eye looks fuels a powerful a ...










Classic Clapton (After Midnight)

AFTER MIDNIGHT (aka Classic Clapton) AFTER MIDNIGHT the World's No1 Eric Clapton Tribute Band featuring front-man Mike Hall will be appearing at a venue near you soon! The band was formed in 1985 in Newcastle upon Tyne long before the term " ...


Classic Rock UK

Formed in the Autumn of 2002, Classic Rock UK are an extremely experienced and accomplished four piece band.They play an explosive set paying tribute to great bands such as The Who,Cream,and Zeppelin,plus others.


Claude Bourbon

Born in France in the early 60's, Claude Bourbon grew up in Switzerland, where he was classically trained. This finger picking guitarist has performed and studied all over the world; he has crafted an unbelievable fusion of classical and jazz, with e ...









Clear White Light

Clear White Light - Four musicians, all with vast experience, join together to give you the best in classic blues, country, rock and folk, something for everyone. Mainly acoustic-based, but with all the power, drive and energy of any rock blues band.















Clint Eastwood and General Saint

Clint Eastwood (Robert Brammer) & General Saint (Winston Hislop) , reggae deejay duo of the early 1980s, known for their lively, theatrical and humorous performances known as a novelty act in Jamaica. Having enthralled audiences during the summe ...











Clockwork Orange

the band of the film of the book?

Clockwork Sniper

Albums Episode 1 - Get Your Ass to Mars = 8 Track E.P. Similar Artists There ain't nothing else quite like it! Group Members Andrew Brown, James Cogan, Chris Copse, Dave Copse Instruments Vocal + Backing Vocal, 2 guitars, bass and drums ...

Clockworks

Clockworks are a Birmingham based Band living in and around the Castle Bromwich area.

Cloned Stones

The Cloned Stones were spawned in Birmingham, England, United Kingdom. Get along and see this great outfit of musicians thundering along with The Rolling Stones music. Get along to a gig and see what the fuss is all about. You won't be disappointed ...


Closed Quarter

Closed Quarter are four individuals from Northumberland, Scotland, Finland and Watford who ended up together in a house in Birmingham and realised we could make some really cracking tunes. We are still a new band, only formed in August 2004, but we a ...


Cloud Boat

Occupying the nocturnal space between the poignant maximalism of Tim Buckley and the codeine beats of Mount Kimbie, Cloud Boat - aka British duo Sam Ricketts and Tom Clarke - deliver a gorgeously original and soulful new slant to electronica.

Cloudbusting

Cloudbusting are a group of five musicians who perform the music of the unique and incomparable Kate Bush. At a Cloudbusting show you can expect all of her visual style, atmosphere and musical excellence, recreated live on stage. Lisa Oliver's uncann ...

Cloudmakers Trio

Jim Hart brings the Birmingham Jazz programme right up to date with this ground breaking vibes, bass and drum trio. Part of the London-based LOOP Collective, as well as Stan Sulzman's Neon Quartet, Jim also bears that rare distinction for a Brit of e ...







Club Maya

A young 4 piece band from Birmingham, Club Maya play a unique blend of psychedelic rock, soul/jazz/RnB and world music. Their influences range from Curtis Mayfield to John Coltrane/ Miles Davis to Can to Fela Kuti and back again, catch 'em on the way ...






Clubhouse Records Song Circle

A night featuring the songwriting talents of credible record label, Clubhouse Records. 3 or 4 songwriters will be onstage performing songs of their own and other peoples songs. Promises to be an intimate night of song and banter









Coast to Coast Legends

Fresh from his triumphant 7-week tour of New Zealand, Barry Steele joins fellow artistes Garry Slade and Rick Sheehan; as they present their tribute show "Coast to Coast Legends" Join these talented guys for a night of nostalgia as Barry pays trib ...



Cobalt

Cobalt are a raw, five piece, classic rock, blues and soul band. They have been together for a while now.


Cobweb Collective: Jazz Jam

does what it says on the tin

Cobweb Dilemmas

this frantic 3 piece have only been together for 5 months but already are gaining a reputation. oh, for being one of the most exciting live bands on the midlands circuit... fusing together a New York art pop influence (think blondie fighting talking ...


Cocksure

Superb Brum based reggae/lovers rock, formed by ex-members of the Cracked Actors


Coco Montoya

Blistering contemporary blues...piercing attack, funky, shivery guitar tones and aggressive, soulful vocals" -Blues Revue "In a world of blues guitar pretenders, Coco Montoya is the real McCoy. Be prepared to get scorched."-Billboard Over the ...










Coheed and Cambria

Band Members: Claudio Sanchez - vox, guitar. Travis Stever - guitar, vox. Michael Todd - bass. Joshua Eppard - drums Sounds Like: rush

Cohen Brothers

NEW WEB SITE - www.thecohenbrothers.co.uk The Cohen Brothers play a soulful mix of blues/jazz/funk. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Andy O'Hare BBC Hereford & Worcester writes: (26th Mar 2010 Worcester Arts Workshop) There was co ...


Coke Bust

from USA




Cold Earth

Cold Earth, were formed in 2003 by Nick Brown and Lawrence Case, Cold Earth are a truly original 4 piece, inspired by rock greats such as Aerosmith, Van Halen, Motley Crue, and Ac/Dc.


Cold Fields

Hailing from Sutton Coldfield, a leafy suburb of Birmingham, Cold Fields are set to make name for themselves this year on the second city's currently thriving gig circuit. With their self-released debut EP, 'Hands Like These', now available, Birmingh ...


Cold Motive

Cold Motive are a 5 piece Female-Fronted Modern Pop-Punk/Hardcore influenced band from Cannock/Wolverhampton area, England. see also:facebook.com/coldmotiveuk

























Colin Perry

Elvis Tribute

Colin Perry and Steve Martyn

Steve Martyn - Ex Joe Brown & The Bruvvers




Collision Process

Hailing from the sunny shores of the West Midlands, Collision Process combine ferocious metal riffs, solid grooves and progressive rock elements such as chaotic time changes and unusual structures to create their unique brand of Midlands metal.














Colvin Quarmby

High energy mix of folk, country and skiffle fronted by the inimitable songwriter Gerry Colvin - famous as half of 80's indie stars "TERRY AND GERRY". Big favourites on festival circuit thanks to lively and unpredictable live show.







Come Together

Come Together are an excellent covers band playing music from the 60s to the present day. Influenced mainly by The Beatles their set list includes a great selection of songs from The Who, Kinks, Coldplay, Stereophonics, Travis, Greenday, Blink182 &am ...








Common Orange

5 piece rock band from Hereford.




Completely Funked

Four Piece Funk/Dance Covers band. Lead Vocals- Colin Hancox Guitar- Marc Edwards Bass Guitar- Noel Johnson Drums- Paul Johnston

Computer Club

Birmingham's Finest NME says "Really fucking cool indie pop joy! - NME"














Connie Lush & Blues Shouter

Connie Lush is officially recognised as one of the finest blues singers that the United Kingdom has ever produced winning Best UK Female Vocalist by readers of Blues In Britain for 5 separate years and European Singer of the Year for 2003 & 2004 ...





Contempt

CONTEMPT have been kickin' out punk rock tunes since 1984. The band came together out of the ashes of three Wolverhampton based Punk bands Vendetta, Seventh Plague and Pulex Irritans and have since gone on to tour all over the UK and in Europe. The b ...




ContraBand

CONTRABAND is a Midlands-based, Classic Rock band playing covers of tracks originally recorded by a diverse range of bands, spanning over 35 years of rock music.





Cool Dudes Jazz Orchestra

15 piece Big Band performing jazz standards




CoolBeans

"You Say We Play" We are a six piece cover band based in the London and South Bucks area, although we do travel all over the country. We cater for all types of events, weddings, corporate events, birthday parties, Christmas. In fact if you're hav ...

Coolplay

Original and best Coldplay Tribute band formed in December 2002. Available for gigs in the United Kingdom and Europe. Coolplay often throw in other Rock covers to prove their versatility and sheer musical ability of all the members of the band. Email ...







Coppé

Often affectionately known as The legendary Godmother of Japanese Electronica or The lost daughter of Aphex Twin and Bjrk, Coppe (pronounced Co-Pey) has been pioneering her brand of Martian Electronica since turning her back on a successful career as ...


Copperbeech

Rock'n'Roll and Popular live music. Band of 4, See us on youtube copperbeechband demo1 five items. We cover Chuck Berry, Buddy Holly, Eddie Cochran, T-Rex, Shadows, Beatles etc. 50's 60's 70's 80's Phil lead guitarist/singer, Lindy Bass Guita ...




















Cosmic

Janis Joplin Tribute







CounterAction Band

The CounterAction band is a mulit-cultural UK Dub 'n Roots quartet formed in 2010 to represent the Leicester Dub label CounterAction Soundz. Fully dedicated to the sounds of conscious Dub and Roots, the CounterAction Band's mission is to represent ...



Counterhold

Metal / Progressive / Rock band from Cwmbran, Wales.












Cover Junkies

4-piece pop rock covers band - a big sound with even bigger harmonies!


Cover To Cover

Formed in 2005 as a three piece vocal harmony, guitar band. Playing local pubs & clubs. Added a live drummer in 2010 and have started our own revival band genre.







Cracked Actors

Cracked Actors formed in Sept. 1999 as a seven piece, and became their present nine piece by late 2000. Joint Influences; Bob Marley, David Bowie, Trojan and Two Tone Ska, Reggae, Punk, Beethoven and Rizzla. Bands Played with; The Beat, Selector ...







Craig Douglas

50s/60s recording star Craig Douglas. Number 1 hits 'Only Sixteen', 'One Hundred Pounds Of Clay' as well as classics such as 'Teenager In Love, 'Pretty Blue Eyes', 'When My Little Girl Is Smiling' and many more






Crashdown Revival

www.myspace.com/crashdownrev


Crass Communication

Crass Communication are an alternative rock trio from Birmingham and have been together since November 2005. Their music has something to offer everyone, from swirling, echoing melodies and gentle keys to explosive, intensive peaks and off beat rhyth ...












Crazy World of Arthur Brown

The Crazy World of Arthur Brown Arthur Brown the 'God of Hell Fire' as he is known went to No1 with 'Fire' in 1968 and his debut album outsold the likes of more remembered bands such as Cream.

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Cream’d Ray Minhinnett Band

Ex frankie miller full house guitarist, also played with ex-argent off shoot phoenix, john coghlan's diesel band, and mym - with mick moody from whitesnake and bob young of status quo fame. Got the award on bbc's paul jones show for best british blue ...






Cribbler

Deep confessions of a thoughtful folk songwriter





Criminal Diva

A four piece power pop band from Birmingham. Original music and covers

























Crowded Scouse

Crowded Scouse are the UKs leading tribute to the music of Neil Finn and Crowded House. Formed in 2001, they have built up a reputation for recreating an accurate live sound and the great sense of fun for which Crowded House were renowned. The gre ...

Crowhunter

a new and exciting band mixing americano with irish folk music, using mandolin, guitars, bass,harmonica, banjo, bouzouki and cajon.




Crucified Barbara

sensational all girl metal band from Sweden, Crucified Barbara are taking Europe by storm. Featuring Nicki Wicked - Drums Ida Evileye - Bass Kiara Force - Guitar Mia Coldheart - Vocals, Guitar




Cry Baby & The Hoochie Coochie Boys

Formed in 2008, Cry Baby and The Hoochie Coochie Boys are a six piece Rhythm and Blues band that play both original numbers and covers (given the Hoochie Coochie treatment). Rob Wilkinson - The Cry Baby(Harp), Graham Sells (Vocals Guitar), Vince Cutc ...




Crystal Castles

"We are Crystal Castles, we are 1 boy and 1 girl, we are named after She-Ra's home, we play rough!!" Canadian electro from Toronto's boy-girl duo Crystal Castles, whose lo-fi approach to the genre makes their music both sweet and sincere whilst be ...




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Ctesiphon

Seriously heavy Metal/Hardcore/Metalcore band from Wolverhampton with crushing live performances! Well worth checking out if you like your metal heavier than Satan!



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Currituck Co.

Influences: sandy bull & billy higgins. raghunath manet & sri umayalpuram. vashti bunyan, john fahey. bert jansch. charlie daniels band. grateful dead, gary higgins. peter green, fleetwood mac. richard & linda thompson, john & beverly ...




Curtis Little & The Receivers

Digging back to the very roots of Stax and Atlantic, Curtis Little and the Receivers Soul Review has got to be the most authentic soul band on the road today. Curtis has fronted his own band for many years and blown many an audience away with his no- ...




Curzon Circle

Indie /rock with songs ranging from the downright stompin to melodic and melancholly. Plenty of energy live and they like to pull out the ocassional unusual cover.

Cusp

Mancunian jazzers














Cyris

Leanne - Vocals Rich - Guitar/Backing Vocals Pod - Drums Ad - Bass



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