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



Ma Polaines Great Decline

Ma Polaine's Great Decline create their own style of broken-down roots music, with a sound that heeds to no boundaries of style, conjuring veiled tales of love, painfully sparse bitter-sweet ballads, fearsome tales of revenge, foot-stomping 2-feel, a ...


MacBand are a kick-arse six-piece covers band based in and around Birmingham. Originally founded with a line-up featuring four McCarthy brothers, since 2007 the Maccies have comprised of Bobby (lead vocals), Mark (bass/vocals), Ade (drums), Simon (g ...

Maciek Pysz

Back from his triumphant debut last year with a new line up is the Polish guitarist, touring his new album 'A Journey'. Maciek Pysz is a guitarist and composer known for his clear lyrical phrasing, his virtuosity and his imaginative cinematic composi ...

Maciek Pysz Quartet

Prepare to be captivated by the music of in-demand guitarist and composer, Maciek Pysz. He is known for his beautifully clear, lyrical phrasing, his virtuosity and his imaginative, cinematic compositions, inspired by people, places and experiences. P ...

Maciek Pysz Trio

Maciek Pysz is a composer and guitarist who is creating the best work of his career, so far, in his second album 'A Journey', to be released on Dot Time Records. 'A Journey' was recorded at Artesuono studio in Italy and takes his work to another dime ...

Macka B

International star Macka B performs reggae music at its best.

Macka B live at Rising Star Revisited

Christopher MacFarlane, better known as Macka B, is a British reggae artist, performer and activist with a career spanning thirty years.

Macy Gray

A gifted songwriter, dazzling singer and Grammy Award winning artist who has been overturning fan expectation and industry formula since her debut 2000 album, On How Life Is. Both the album and classic single I Try were massive global hits. They kick ...

Mad Dog and the Sophisticats

Trad Jazz band for weddings and corporate events throughout Yorkshire and the whole of the UK

Mad Dog McRea

The South West Music Award 'Best Album' winners perform a unique mixture of folk rock, pop, gypsy jazz and bluegrass

Maddy Prior with Giles Lewin and Hannah James

Maddy Prior has a history of collaborating with unexpected musicians. Looking to approach traditional and written material from interesting and varied perspectives. After a successful Spring Tour Maddy again teams up with Giles Lewin and Hannah James ...

Maet Loaf

Maet Loaf is an eight piece fully live tribute to Rock Legend Meat Loaf. Maet Loaf successfully mix Meats album versions with his Live perfomancies thus pleasing both Rock Fans and Die Hard Meat fans. Craig Halford is the front man for the band and a ...


One of the most enduringly influential of all teh punk/new wave bands to appear in the UK. Reformed, fit & workin again. Magazine are : Howard Devoto : Vocals Dave Formula : Keyboards John Doyle : Drums Jon White : Bass Noko : Guitar

Magic & Loss

The Magic and Loss show features the very best and most well-known hits by Lou Reed.. Reed has long been heralded for his pioneering work, expanding the boundaries of rock music; but you will hear on the songs performed by Magic and Loss that he a ...

Magic Numbers

Drawing inspiration from many sources, singer songwriters (Cohen, Dylan), 60's harmony groups (Mamas & Papas, Lovin Spoonful), epic rock or such mavericks as David Axelrod. The band craft a sound which like Flaming Lips or Beck, is coming from e ...

Magical Touch

Two accomplished and dedicated musicians that enjoy playing music by two of the biggest bands in the world, Queen and Genesis. The night is broken into two parts with the first Set being Queen and the second Set Genesis from the Phil Collins era. ...

Magnet the Band

Magnet the Band play a broad spectrum of covers from 60's through to the 90's.

Magnetic Four

Brand spanking new indie outfit.

Magnums Estate

Three people with a rather large sound for three months worth of practice. I hope you like punk-indie fusion, otherwise you probably wont like them.

Magpie Lane

Magpie Lane perform traditional English music and song. They combine powerful vocals with vigorous dance tunes - inventive arrangements on acoustic instruments.


Magua are a birmingham band who play and write their own material. with a huge range of influences from alt. rock to thrash metal, they play a very different type of heavy rock. They've played many places including Wolverhampton's little civic and Ed ...

Mahfil E Sartaj feat. Satinder Sartaj

Satinder Sartaaj, is an Indian Punjabi Sufi singer and a poet. He was born in Bajrawar, Hoshiarpur, Punjab, India. He first appeared on the international scene after he won the Best Sufi Singer award at the Dubai International Cultural fest 2003. Sin ...

Mairearad Green and Anna Massie

Multi-instrumentalists and award winners, Mairearad Green (accordion and bagpipes) and Anna Massie (guitar, banjo, fiddle) are an instantly captivating duo, providing a highly energetic performance with a warm and friendly stage presence. Having b ...


classic and modern rock covers


a mixture of traditional Irish/Bluegrass/old time tunes along with a good mixture of Irish songs with fiddle accompaniment malarkeyband.co.uk

Malcolm Kaksois

Many London gigs, gigs in Finland, Norway and India.Expect a couple of gigs in Birmingham in the summer


The 4 piece heavy rock band Mallen was officially formed at the end of 2013 as a culmination of Kelly-Jane (Vocals) Dean Ellis (Bass) Dann Pritchard (Guitar) and Thomas Crowfoot (Drums). Bringing together a fusion of everyones personal influences and ...

Mama Dont Allow

Band covering 50s 60s Rhythm & Blues Rock n Roll Jump JiveStick bass Boogie piano Vocal guitar Drums

Mamane Barker

A night in the company of Mamane Barka is a chance not just to experience a beautiful, forgotten music, but to hear the fascinating story of one man's mission to save a sacred harp and the rich musical traditions of the Boudouma nomads from extinctio ...


Man In Fridge

A strange combination of monsters, music, popcorn and horticulture. A fine blend and no mistake.

Man Without Country

Electronica duo Man Without Country are set to embark on extensive headline UK tour in February & March 2015. The tour follows the release of their new album Maximum Entropy, out January 19th on Lost Balloon records. On Maximum Entropy Man Wit ...

Mandy Stevens

Mandy Stevens Is a fantastic female vocalist, performing all the popular chart hits from the 70's through to the 90's

Mangi Mahal

Mangi Mahal was born in Punjab with a magical true folk voice. Mangi gave many hits to this Punjabi music industry and adding more to his name.


Well, what the hell can you say about Man In Fridge? Quite a lot, but as the self proclaimed 'worst band in the world', not much of it is complimentary. Formed out of the ashes of the band Skeema, the three remaining members were joined by local Solo ...

Manos PaArriba

Transport yourselves to Tropical central and southern american clines, with the rhythmic, tropical sounds of MANOS PA'ARRIBA. Live music with clarinet, percussion-a-plenty and sultry vocals. Cumbia originated in Colombia and Panama, but became popula ...


Manran have quite literally rocketed to the top of the Scottish music scene with their powerful combination of Gaelic/English songs underpinned by driving Accordion, Fiddle, Flute and a backline of drum and bass to make any mouth water. Manran are al ...

Mantis Defeats Jaguar

The Mantis is Musical Pornography - noun por·nog·ra·phy material with little or no artistic merit whose primary function is to cause sexual excitement - origin 1840-50; Gk pornográph ( os ) writing about harlots ( porno-, comb. form of pórn& ...

Marches Court

Marches Court is primarily a rock/blues covers band based in the West Midlands. Though we do plan to produce some of our own material soon. Some of the bands favourites: The Boys Are Back In Town - Thin Lizzy Need Your Love So Bad - Fle ...

Marco Mendoza

Bass Player with Whitesnake, and Ted Nugent

Marcus Miller

Best known for his work with jazz legend Miles Davis, bassist Marcus Miller's resume is brimming with over 500 recording credits on albums across the entire musical spectrum including work with artists such as Herbie Hancock, Aretha Franklin, Eric Cl ...

Maria Schneider Jazz Orchestra

Jazz aficionados won't need telling that the Maria Schneider Jazz Orchestra is one of the most exciting large groups working in jazz today; a big band that combines the best of tradition with a contemporary openness and drive built around the excelle ...

Mariachi El Bronx

Mariachi el Bronx was probably conceived in August of 2006 in Los Angeles' infamous "Downtown Rehearsal." It all started as a way to flip the Electric goes acoustic performance garbage, because that's never good. We were invited to play live on telev ...


Marillion first appeared in a recognisable form in early 1982, when the line-up of Fish (vocals), Steve Rothery (guitar), Mark Kelly (keyboards), Pete Trewavas (bass) and Mick Pointer (drummer) began exhaustively touring around the Aylesbury and Lond ...

Marina Del Ray

Formed by ex-Nightingale Andy Lloyd, have been gigging around Midlands for over three years. 1st Album "Blue Summer Dress" released 2004. Nwe album due soon. "A fantastic acoustic beat combo, lovely, excellent, lyrical englishness and New York cool" ...


Fronted and named after talented singer Sam Maritza, the five piece cleverly mix bluesy guitars and classical pianos to create a mature Indie-rock sound, somewhere between The Cranberries, Muse and Dido.

Mark Anthony Crump

Mark Anthony Crump is an experienced musician who has been playing guitar since the mid 90's.

Mark Bennett Trio

I play what is perhaps best described as 'laid back acoustic rock 'n' blues' with just a hint of jazz from time to time (as the fancy takes me!). My repertoire covers both the familiar and the unexpected - the only criteria being I have to really lov ...

Mark Lanegan

Mark Lanegan first rose to fame in the early 90s with Seattle grunge band Screaming Trees, then proceeded to collaborate on numerous critically acclaimed side-projects and solo recordings. From 2000-2005 he joined Queens Of The Stone Age before f ...

Mark Morriss

Best known as the front man in The Bluetones, Mark Morriss released his debut solo album Memory Muscle in 2008. Grammy award winning composer David Arnold was a key collaborator! Mark is hitting the road again in 2010 to share these newly embellished ...

Mark Pringle Trio

Mark Pringle is an award-winning jazz pianist currently based in Birmingham, UK. He has studied at conservatoires in Birmingham, Paris, and from October 2015 Berlin, Copenhagen and Amsterdam on the European Jazz Masters (EUJAM) programme. He is a Pet ...

Mark Taylor’s Meatloaf

A tribute to Meatloaf

Mark Tilton

a strong robbie williams tribute act must stress dont look like him but do soundalike,other artists catered

Marry Waterson & David A Jaycock

"Marry Waterson is part of a remarkable musical dynasty. Her mum was the inventive singer and song-writer Lal Waterson, and her uncle and aunt were also members of pioneering folk group the Watersons. After recording with her brother, Oliver Knight, ...

Mars Bonfire

".that is some legit shit you have there .keep writing music just how you are, and tell your guitar player I dig his riffs. That's the thing I miss most about the 70's.the riffs. I don't know where the fuck they've run off to, but wherever they were ...

Martha Bean

Exquisite vocal performance and song arrangements make for a beautiful nights music.

Martha Wainwright

With an undeniable voice and an arsenal of powerful songs, Martha Wainwright is a beguiling performer and a refreshingly different force in music. Martha began building a buzz with her well-noted EPs, prior to her 2005 critically and commercially suc ...

Martin Barre (Jethro Tull )

Martin Barre has been the guitarist of Jethro Tull for 43 years, his sound and playing having been a major factor in their success. Album sales have exceeded 60 million units and they continue to be played worldwide, representing an important part of ...

Martin Everson One-Man Blues Band

You'll wonder where all the music is coming from as Martin manages to play so many instruments.

Martin Harley

Martin Harley is a phenomenally talented guitarist, singer and songwriter who fronts the highly praised UK-based acoustic trio; The Martin Harley Band. Martin is a deeply important and respected voice in the evolution of popular blues and folk orient ...

Martin Simpson

2008 was a fantastic year for Martin Simpson, starting with being nominated for no less than five BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards, winning two; Best Album and Best Original Track. He has been nominated again this year, for Best Musician. "Although it's hi ...

Martin Simpson, Andy Cutting & Nancy Kerr

Comprising three of Britain's finest musicians and interpreters of songs and tunes, each member of this trio is an acknowledged virtuoso in their own right. Martin Simpson, Andy Cutting and Nancy Kerr have come together for the joy of playing and exp ...

Martin Speake

Citing Lee Konitz, Charlie Parker, Warne Marsh, Bill Evans, Ornette Coleman, Steve Coleman, Rabi Abou Khalil, and Paul Motian as major influences, Martin has developed a personal musical voice that expresses a deep understanding of the history and la ...

Martin Stephenson & The Daintees

Martin Stephenson has been one of the UK's best-loved musicians for 30 years. New album California Star sees him reunited with The Daintees, the band he's intermittently fronted through a string of albums - and hundreds of gigs - since his teens in t ...

Martin Taylor

Martin Taylor is a multi-award winning guitarist and Acoustic Guitar magazine calls him, "the acoustic guitarist of his generation."

Martin Thorn and Company

An improvisational cross cultural blues where East meets West with a mix of classical instruments from sitar to cello to slide guitar.

Martinique Jazz Band

This lively and exciting jazz band has been on the Midlands scene for more than ten years. They have featured as band of the week on Radio WM and appear at many prestigious events including The Berlin Jazz Fest, New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festi ...

Marty Wilde

A chance to see live on stage, one of the only performing Rock'n'Roll pioneers in the world today. Marty began his career in 1957 and was one of the first British singers to play a leading part in those early formative, and groundbreaking Rock'n'R ...

Martyn Joseph

It might be just another evening when you go in to a Martyn Joseph concert - but it certainly won't be when you come out..... Few singer songwriters have the hammer blow "once seen, never forgotten" effect of this colossally talented and charismatic ...

Martyr De Mona

'Martyr de Mona have never sounded this good!' Tony Hackett (Birmingham Live) Martyr de Mona are currently cracking skulls with their huge anthemic grunge tinged metal, setting the trend for the next wave. '(MDM) write and perform fine songs an ...


Presented by Sampad. Around the world influenced music.

Marva Whitney

When it comes to feisty femme funk or sassy sock-it-to-em soul, mighty Marva Whitney has no equal. Blessed with a lithe yet powerful church-raised voice, she first made her mark with the James Brown Revue in the late-1960s. Such was her impact during ...


'Love Peace' the album for a changing world. Acoustic jazz and reggae influenced singer songwriters.

Mary Chapin Carpenter

Mary Chapin Carpenter has recorded 12 albums and has sold over 13 million records. With hits like Passionate Kisses and He Thinks He'll Keep Her, Carpenter has won five Grammy Awards (with 15 nominations), two CMA awards and two Academy of Country Mu ...

Mary Flower

Working in both the intricately syncopated Piedmont fingerpicking style and her own deeply bluesy lap-slide guitar, Mary Flower has earned rave reviews from both critics and audiences for her springwater-clear vocals and guitar mastery. The only woma ...

Mary Gauthier

"If you own a single note of music by Steve Earle or Lucinda Williams, run, don't walk, to discover Nashville's Mary Gauthier (pronounced go-shay)." Esquire

Mary Hinge

Born on the remote island of Los Hingos and raised by a two-headed snake, Champagne Pete & Dave Wee Froth became aware of their calling for good-time idiot cock rock by accident. Whilst in the forest hunting for truffles they fell into an ancient ...

MAS Records Showcase

MAS Records is a West Midlands based government funded scheme in which Robert Plant is the Patron. We take on a bout 40 bands a year and offer free recording and development in the Music Industry. 25 bands over the two days, starting at 3.00pm eac ...

Mash Medicine Band

The Mash Medicine Band are three lads, longing for a band to make music that suits the movement of the times. Bands we put our dreams and hopes into seem to promise so much, yet leave us cold and uninspired. The feeling of why wait for the perfect b ...


Massuko started in January05 and have been working at the sound that is about to take them to a new level the sound is an accidental process of electronic noise and rock and roll music and attitude, with the first two gigs under the belt at massively ...

Master Warbeast

Death Metal from sunny Kidderminster rock city, the armpit of the Midlands.

Masters of Reality

Formed by legendary producer Chris Goss (Unkle, Queens of the Stone Age, Too Many DJ's, Masters of Reality).

Matrix Club Remix

"Matrix Club Remix are fast becoming one of the UK's most sought after live bands, playing their unique set of dance anthems totally live. All the classics, usually only heard from the decks of a DJ, are seamlessly linked together to create a vibe th ...

Matt Andersen

An enigmatic personality and larger than life showman, Canadian Matt Andersen has been earning fervent reaction from audiences across the globe these last few years. Matt's sprawling blues, roots, rock hybrid with his soulful voice and dynamic guitar ...

Matt Geary

Birmingham born Matt Geary is a newly emerging song-writing talent whose uniqueness comes from his idiosyncratic song-writing style, influenced by classic song-writers such as Bob Dylan, Neil Young and Ray Davies, contemporary artists such as Elliot ...

Matt Palmers Aces of Rhythm

A five-piece band specialising in authentic 1920's small group jazz and popular music. The repertoire includes popular songs of the day and breathes new life into the music of the jazz greats such as Louis Armstrong, Jelly Roll Morton, Clarence Willi ...

Matt Schofield

In his relatively short career Matt's prowess as a blues guitarist has taken his band to twelve countries; seen him playing with iconic guitarists like Robben Ford; and brought him high praise in the Penguin Book of Blues Recordings as one of only tw ...

Matt Tovey

Matt is a fresh, stylish and vibrant drummer who's personality and modern feel appeals to audiences of all ages.

Matt Tyler

Matt Tyler is a 23 year old singer/songwriter from Birmingham. Influenced by the likes of Bruce Springsteen, The Beatles, and Dylan he performs in the genre of Acoustic Rock/Folk. He plays Acoustic Guitar, Electric Guitar, Harmonica, Bouzouki, ...

Matthew Edwards & The Unfortunates

Matthew Edwards and the Unfortunates were formed and previously based in San Francisco, CA. Their debut vinyl album 'The Fates' was released on SF label Last Tape Recordings in October 2012. In November 2014 the group released their debut 7" single ' ...

Maximum 90

We are a 5-piece rock band from Lichfield, Staffordshire. Formed in autumn 2002, we have developed an exciting and diverse set of guitar-driven rock music, comprising mainly originals with a few unusual covers mixed in.

Maxwell Hammer and Smith

We are a pro Rock Harmony band and have been together over seven years now. The set is strong with many classics mainly from the American stadium rock 70's 80's era. We have put together a few favourites that seem to be forgotten i.e. Hocus Pocus, ...


Better Left Alone have become Maycomb. Boasting an all new lineup including Simon from BeMyComputer, Richard, Jonny and James... the boys are set to make their debut apprearence on the gig circuit in December 06.


Maysa first appeared in the UK in the early 'Nineties as the lead singer of Incognito - appearing on over nine Incognito recordings in her time with them. Having collaborated with everyone from Stevie Wonder and Chaka Khan to Angela Bofill, Maysa ...

Maz Mitrenko Band

see also the Myspace site;- http://www.myspace.com/themazmitrenkoband where we found this.. "The Maz Mitrenko Band is a classic brit blues/rock band based in Birmingham UK. They have a fast growing following wherever they perform, whether it b ...

MC Hansen & Jacob Chano

Danish singer and guitar slinger MC Hansen combines storytelling with acoustic folk music and contemporary country sounds. MC Hansen teams up with singer Jacob Chano who accompanies him on the harmonium. On his new album 'From Whitehorse to the Crow' ...

McGoldrick, McCusker & Doyle

Michael McGoldrick, John McCusker and John Doyle are three members of the BBC's acclaimed Transatlantic Sessions... With both Mike McGoldrick and John McCusker also having toured with Mark Knopfler, you'd be wise not to miss this rare chance to see t ...


Meat Feast

formerly Jazz Thrash Assassin


Formed in 2005 by Dr. Guitarbett and uITgs Thetroll, the band have been delivering their self-styled 'Eclecticore' to punters across the UK, in a series of show-stopping and mind-bending live performances at events, and on TV and radio. Now named ...


Progressive hardcore from Gloucestershire

Medusa Rising

Old skool style rock band ...live and loud . Being dragged up in the era of Sabbasth Priest Maiden ACDC this band does great origional material alongside lots of grest covers from the 80's and 90's and a feww more new bands to. With an electric show ...

Meet The Beatles

Fab Fourgery!


Meg are a four piece quirky Lo-Fi Indie Rock Pop band from Kidderminster. Formed mid 2001 by a chance meeting on Gorky's Zygotic Mynci's message board, Rob Geraghty (guitar/vocals) and Matt Pimm (keyboards/guitars) were shortly joined by Tom Games (d ...


"Stu Hanna and Debbie Hanna-Palmer, better known as Megson, have steadily established their reputation as two of the freshest, most original performers in the latest folk revival, and this album places them in the major league...a subtle and intrigui ...

Melba Moore


Melvin Hancox

notorious guitarist/vocalist with The Notorious Brothers

Memphis In The Meantime

Memphis In The Meantime draw on the roots of what can only be called, 'American Music'. Their interpretation of Raw Blues, Jump Jive, R'n'B & Boogie Woogie show that these guys really understand and love this music and were born to play it! ...

Memphis Raines

The music of Memphis Raines is brewed using a brutal combination of heavy beats, insane guitar riffs and commanding vocal lines. Their music gives a rock feel with elements of metal and classic rock, this orders a head-nodding, foot-stomping heavines ...

Men in Caves

Men in Caves are a Leamington/Coventry based band featuring Pete Canning (Drums), Ross More (Bass, Vocals) and Tom Brindle (Vocals, Guitars). Formed in October 2004, they have rapidly put together a wealth of original material which has been acclaim ...

Men In General

Men In General is a 4 piece a cappella band comprising 4 bewildered but affable blokes telling it like it might be. Tim Cranmore joins Jim Howden, Adrian Mealing & Will Tooby of The Singing Sous'Chefs'. 'musicality and life enriching' Rod Clement ...


MENACE - Rebecca Pollard from Punk n Oi says "Menace are one of my all time favourite bands. I like punk for the energy and the shear rawness of Oi and for me Menace are the explosive combination, that satisfies my need for good ol' dirty punk rock. ...

Menace Beach

Menace Beach were formed by core members Ryan Needham (formerly the lead singer of Derby band Komakino) and Liza Violet (currently of Department M) in 2012. Although the band have a revolving cast of musicians, it has invariably included Nestor Matth ...



Mendi Singh and Friends

Leading tabla maestro Mendi Singh joins forces with British harpist Eleanor Turner for a mesmerising performance, blending hypnotic Indian tabla rhythms with the beautiful sounds of the grand harp..


Mentallica have earned a reputation as Europe's top Metallica tribute, not because they are lookalikes (although Chris does look a bit like James). What sets them apart is the encyclopic knowledge that Dave, Joe, Razor and Chris have for all things M ...


Merrymouth are a three piece folk-orientated band featuring Ocean Colour Scene songwriter and vocalist Simon Fowler (guitar/vocals), Dan Sealey (guitar/vocals) & Adam Barry (piano/organ/vocals). Lending their decades of first class musicianshi ...

Mesha Bryan & Her Band

Me'sha Bryan is a professional singer and songwriter. She has toured the world and recorded with artists such as Bryan Ferry, Beverley Knight, Russell Watson, Donovan, Heaven 17, Roxy Music, Groove Armada, La Roux... performed at Live 8 in 2005 and a ...


Meshuggah formed in the late 1980's in Umea in Sweden. After releasing their debut EP in 1989 the band signed to Nuclear Blast and released their full length debut album, "Contradictions Collapse", in 1991. The new studio album will be the bands seve ...

Metal Church

Born out of the West Coast Metal scene of the 80's, Metal Church quickly became one of the standout talents of the genre. After signing a deal with Elektra records, they released two critically acclaimed albums. Their self-titled release "Metal Chur ...


'This boy's amazing!' - ZANE LOWE, RADIO 1 'Completely amazing!'- Nick McCarthy, FRANZ FERDINAND Metronomy is the Electronic band and project fronted by Brighton's Joseph Mount. Yet to release a record of his own, he has already worked his magic o ...



"Nothing the world holds could match the love waiting for me in Mexico City" Morrissey In Mexico, Morrissey has always been a prophet with honour. His songs of love, loss and longing, with powerful imagery and metaphors have found a huge audience ...


Mezzotonic are a four piece Funk/Rock band from Wolverhampton. Together for around 5 years the music is interesting a fresh. A soulful vocal with a fun funk/rock backing. Influences include Red Hot Chili Peppers, Jamiroquai, Level 42, Victor Wooten, ...

Mi Luna

Spanish early music with a modern twist, evoking the atmosphere of a gypsy encampment, with virtuosic improvisations on recorders viol, flamenco and baroque guitars and percussion

Mia & The Blackhawks

For too long Classic rock has been dominated by sweaty guys now its time for the girls ! Mia and the Blackhawks is a five piece female fronted tribute to all things Classic rock, from AC/DC to Fleetwood Mac Rolling Stones to Guns n Roses MatBH's cove ...

Mia & The Moon

Two sisters, synching their harmonies beautifully.

Michael Cassidy

Michael Cassidy is a singer songwriter from Paisley. Although not easily definable, Michael's music is best described as alternative folk with an emphasis on melody. Michael sites a great variety of influences ranging from Folk heavyweights such as R ...

Michael Katon

While it's entirely accurate to describe the music of Detroit legend Michael Katon as 'blues', it also fails to do justice to the power, intensity and raw Motor City attitude that Katon commands with every note and chord. Ever since he first started ...

Michael Messers Mitra

Event: MUSIC Mitra is a unique musical trio and a true musical friendship. A unique fusion of blues slide guitar, Hindustani classical guitar and tabla rhythms. Michael Messer's Mitra is a trio comprising British blues innovator and slide guitarist ...

Michael Monroe

Michael Monroe has long been at the forefront of breaking music barriers. The Finnish musician and multi-instrumentalist rose to fame as the singer for Hanoi Rocks and has served as the frontman for many all-star collaborations including Guns 'N Rose ...

Michael Nesmith


Michael Salliss

An outstanding singer performing since 1999, Michael will deliver a top quality show featuring various styles of music from the 50s onwards. Michael's repertoire has something for everyone, from easy listening, country, swing, Rock 'n Roll, and more. ...

Michael Schenker

Guitarist with the Scorpions, MSG, and Midlands Rockers UFO.

Michaela Wylde

Michaela is a young singer, songwriter, pianist and covers artist. She performs a varied set list including music from across the genres and the years ranging from Eva Cassidy to Mumford & Sons and The Beatles to Avicci. Michaela studied music at ...

Michelle Lawrence & The Equators

Singer-songwriter Michelle Lawrence and 'The Equators' perform a fantastic set of original pop, acoustic and classic soul music. Great live music for everyone!

Michelle Shocked

"I'm the most sophisticated hillbilly you'll ever meet." Shocked is a traveler and a troubadour; a "picker-poet," as they say in Texas. As a young feminist, she left Texas to travel, Kerouac-style, a musical vagabond caught up in Reagan-era grassr ...

Mick Feeney

Mick is from Dublin Ireland and has an abundance of experience in the recording and entertaining field. A quite laid back singer who enjoys his work, Mick has several CDs on release and his latest is a 20 track album you will be proud to have in you ...

Mick Pini Blues Band

As well as touring Europe with B.B. King and supporting such blues greats as Buddy Guy, Freddie King and Jimmy Rogers: Mick Pini has earned himself a strong following, particularly in Europe. Eric Clapton described him in 1996 as 'The legitimate succ ...


He is acknowledged by fellow musicians as one of the very best guitarists on the circuit .For a number of years he was lead guitarist for Elkie Brookes' band 'Vinegar Joe' moving on in the 90's to work with John Parr of 'St. Elmo's Fire' fame. Later ...

Micky Vegas

Micky Vegas is one of the Uk's top Elvis Tribute Artistes, He became a fan at the age of 13 when Elvis passed away and has loved and performed his songs ever since


Stourbridge 5 piece - current line up formed October 06' and kicking up a storm ever since!! "They have produced a superbly catchy, faced-paced tune in 'Don't Dance'. Once you get the blighter onto your stereo, you can't stop playing it! More ple ...


MidLiveCrisis play the sort of raunchy blues that ought really to be titled 'rhythm 'n' booze, ranging from the deep texan boogies of ZZ Top to the foot to the floor- all out rock that Thin Lizzy made famous, complete with the dual guitar tradition s ...


Miguel Jontel Pimentel, who performs under the mononym Miguel, is an American recording artist, songwriter and producer. Signed to Jive Records in 2007, Miguel released his debut album, All I Want Is You, in November 2010. The album was preceded by t ...

Mike Carnie and his Jazz All Stars

Mike Carnie and his band bring you the finest entertainment with the exciting sound of jazz, all over the North West of England. The six piece band, comprising of Derek Harrison, Reg Kenworthy, Mike Carnie, Jon Critchley, Mike Hayler and Laury Cooper ...

Mike Collins Quartet

Lyrical pianist Mike Collins leads a quartet playing his distinctive, evocative and melodic European-tinged jazz with originals, less played compositions, plus an occasional standard. Featuring Saxophonist Lee Goodall, bass player Ashley John Long an ...

Mike Compton & Joe Newberry

Expect an evening of authentic, entertaining music & song from two of the finest and most well-respected musicians on the American roots scene - Masters of old-time mandolin, clawhammer banjo and guitar, Mike Compton and Joe Newberry dig deep int ...

Mike Gates

Singer, guitarist, songwriter Mike Gates' music reflects a passionate desire for harmony and justice. Delivered with an evocative vocal power, ranging from kinetic animation to composed mellowness, his songs draw you in and hold you there.

Mike Hatton Commercial Blues Band

The Mike Hatton Commercial Blues Band is a three piece line up of guitar, bass and drums and highlights Mike's unusual bass style, a style that has evolved over time from playing the conventional low end role towards a more chordally based 'rhythm b ...

Mike Holloway

see also Mike Holloway's HMV Band

Mike Piggotts Hot Club Trio

Top UK jazz violinist Mike Piggott and his Hot Club Trio present an entertaining programme of favourites from the music of Stephane Grappelli, Django Reinhardt and the Quintet of the Hot Club of France, Cole Porter, Fats Waller, George Gershwin to th ...

Mike Sanchez

UK singer, guitarist and pianist and one of the most exciting and charismatic performers of Rhythm & Blues and Rock 'n' Roll in the world.


Brooklyn-based quintet

Milestone Road

The idea of the band was born out of necessity; Reena Leigh Gibson had been writing songs since 1987 as an extension of her poetry writing when she was just 17, but having formed two previous bands in the early 90's nothing came to fruition. She cont ...

Milk 2 Sugars


Milky Wimpshake

Frontman Pete Dale formed Milky Wimpshake in 1993 and after a few releases on his Slampt! imprint on cassette and 7" single, the band released their full length debut "Bus Route To Your Heart" in 1997. The band went on tour to promote the release, an ...


MilleFiori was formed in 2001 by Jasper as an outlet not ony for his talent for song writing but also for his dedication to his guitar. The band's champion and drummer Dan with creative bass player Russ are both very competent musicians and are the d ...


Miller is the guitarist who's played with all the top bands since the '60s. He came to London in 1965 from Scotland and played with Freddie Fingers Lee in a band with future Mott the Hoople frontman Ian Hunter. He later joined the Keef Hartley band i ...

Millie Manders

Millie creates cross-genre punk that is hard to ignore. With lyricism that pokes fun, draws you in or leaves you questioning social norms teamed with incredible vocal dexterity, grinding guitars, irresistible horn hooks and a pumping rhythm section, ...

Million Empire

is on the band page on myspace


Minimum are a rock band based in Kingswinford, Wordsley and Stourbridge that take influences from many bands including Muse, Idlewild, Bright Eyes and Hell Is For Heroes to create what has been said is an 'original sound'.


Mirrorhall play eclectic and dynamic art rock with an emphasis on atmosphere and fragmented storytelling


A five piece covers band hailing from Hagley & Romsley,each member aged 14 except the drummer who is 12. Played at the Marrs Barr in Worcester, Rock Cafe 2000 in Stourbridge and the Hollybush in Cradley Heath.

Miss Black America

It's generally best to ignore superlatives when reading, or writing, stuff like this. Miss Black America - in many ways a superlative band - don't lend themselves to the usual crop of vacuum-headed PR platitudes. They aren't the coolest band i ...

Miss Dynamite


Miss Halliwell

Hard rocking, brain messing melody making experimentalists from the West Midlands. Unique lyrics and captivating live experiences - MISS H!!!

Miss Led

female-fronted tribute to the music of Led Zeppelin

Miss Understood

Pink Trib act


Currently playing Northern Soul and Disco Classics throughout Gloucestershire. Fronted by the ever-fabulous Tania Hamilton, this is the hardest working band in the county. Check them out. They're a lot of fun.


Creating new anthems for both the streets and the clubs, UK rapper Mist has the music industry buzzing. Reaching Number 1 on the iTunes album chart for his debut release, the Birmingham rapper has also amassed over 12 million views on YouTube.


MISTERNOTHING - MisterNothing are an alternative/indie rock band from the Midlands who are ready to hit the road in 2013. The band was formed in 2013 after 20 year old musician Mitchel Emms wrote and recorded an entire album of music from his ...

Mitch Benn

Mitch Benn is one of the foremost exponents of musical comedy in the U.K... A regular contributor to BBC Radio 4's The Now Show (Sony Award nomination 2009) and Radio 2's It's Been A Bad Week, he now has two of his own BBC Radio series. Mitch Benn ...


Playing tribute to two inspirational bands METALLICA and MEGADETH, plus original material.


Mizizi: roots influenced reggae from a ten-piece, powerful, partying, UK-based, reggae reviving outfit. Formed in 2010, Mizizi are currently filling the dance-floors with their non-stop two-hour-plus sets, which include an increasing repertoire of ne ...







An electronic collaboration between Apparat and Modeselektor, hardly anybody has brought electronic music from Berlin to the farthest flung corners of the world with more passion and enthusiasm than Moderat.

Modern Studies

"chamber pop band who play quietly experimental landscape songs."


London-based dubstep-rock


'...a Cockney Belle & Sebastian swigging whiskey with Ryan Adams.' NME Assured, loud and undeniably different, Mohair take a slug of bass, drums & guitar, mix it with a dram of Hammond and some astounding four-part harmonies, then serv ...

Mojo Casino

Mojo Casino - Formed February 2006, currently have 6 original high quality songs, including 1 cover song, with more original songs being written as we speak. Members include - Adam - lead guitar, Stef - Vocals, Craig - Rhythm guitar, Ben - Bass, A ...

Mojo Hooker

One hell of a rocking blues band.....hot female vocals with a slinky backing sound - think Allman's meet Zeppelin and you're getting close!!!

Molly Brown

'Playing their own brand of 'good-time, feel-good music' played with energy, passion and entertainment. You can't help but be impressed and knocked out by them!' Molly Brown generate a warm mixture of 'Blazz and Bling' (that's blues, jazz and swin ...

Molly's Craic

Classic Rythm and Blues with fun. Seasoned players just doing it for fun. Featured music, Stones, Rory Gallagher, Humble Pie, Dave Edmunds, Eric Clapton etc... but not the usual stuff. Good Craic for all. Well worth the Effort.

Monkey Swallows The Universe

Have now expanded into a five-piece. Get the free download only single and the debut album 'The Bright Carvings' from www.theespc.com

Monkeys Uncle

A talented trio playing a great set of 1950's, 60's & 70's classic covers, good musicians and super vocals, weird sense of humour, always a good night


Stourbridge based band playing covers and original music


Formed in Birmingham mid-2004, all you need to know about MonoGramme is that Dave plays bass, Gav sings, John drums, Rich plays guitar and they rock like bastards...


We are an up and coming metal/rock/experimental/gothic band and have been together for about 6 months now. Dirty heavy riffs and delicate vocals. Sexy stuff

Monster Magnet

Since their first full length album, the cult classic "Spine Of God" in 1992, Dave Wyndorf and Monster Magnet have established themselves as genuine legends. Genre defining albums such as "Spine Of God", "Superjudge" and "Dopes To Infinity" and class ...


Montana formed in early January 2004 with aspirations to create a far better brass-band with a more interesting sound than their previous musical wanks (and failures). Montana make loud music that is a bit like a mixture of a lot of the bands we l ...


Parisian Celine Dommart sings classic French chanson, tango and jazz. Following the release her EP 'La Vie en Rose' in early 2015 and airplay on BBC radio, Celine is now performing in a quartet setting, backed by award winning gypsy jazz group Trio R ...


Formed in the streets of East London by vocalist Peter Ellis (Ex- White Wizzard, The More I See), MONUMENT is bringing back a sound that has been missing from the UK for nearly 30 years... True British Heavy Metal! With thunderous, melodic bass to ...

Mood Indigo

Jazz quartet from Ontario Canada


Prog rock from Sweden


Former one man band collective now reinvented as mostly acoustic trio playing their own finely crafted original folk/jazz/pop/world fusion compositions - supported BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards winner Emily Portman in 2013

Moore Or Less

Excellent Blues guitar GARY MOORE Tribute


Duo Performing U2, Green Day, Bon Jovi, Linkin Park + Extras Andy Orme: Guitar, Vocals Aaron Orme: Guitars, Keyboard, Vocals & Dancing

More Than Jam

An all-girl indie band with boys in!

Morgan Brothers Quintet

Jazz Huw on alto sax and Chris on tenor sax with Lee Blackmore on guitar Colin Somervell on bass and drummer John Randall. Expect great uncomplicated swinging modern jazz.


Led by Dave Scott-Morgan, this five piece semi-acoustic group will once more be bringing their unique brand of original songs, rock 'n' roll classics and quintessential ELO hits. Dave has a long association with the Birmingham music scene: He was ...


Moriarty are not your average indie-rock band or streamlined electro-pop unit. With members of French, American, Swiss and Vietnamese parentage, based in several cities around the globe, they're a ramshackle olde worlde acoustic outfit with a theatr ...

Morten Harket

Former vocalist with A-Ha, who had a fantastic international career spanning 25 years, in excess of 36 million album sales and 15 top 10 singles in the UK alone. In the mid 80's a-ha created teenage hysteria and general pandemonium wherever they w ...


MOSAIC is a band led by Sean Gibbs featuring some of the most exciting players from the Birmingham jazz scene. They play compositions of Sean's which encompass influences from the jazz tradition alongside the earthy grooves of blues, rock and whateve ...

Most Wanted

Rock covers Band. Real Rock, no Phill Collins. Been giggin and fingin the right line up for 2 years, found it at last. Well worth bookin..

Mothers Ruin

fronted by Gary Moat, formerly of Heavy Pettin'

Motley Crew

Having been with a Rock Covers band since 2006 Paul Dunstan wanted a new challenge...due to being a fan of Travis Barkers 'Meet the Barkers' 'PD' decided to set up a tribute band and Motley Crue was the one in which he decided to emulate....the rest ...


Motorhead formed in 1975 by bassist, singer & songwriter Lemmy have the reputation as one of Britain's foremost rock bands due to their albums Overkill, Bomber, Ace Of Spades & No Sleep 'Til Hammersmith. Whilst the band are typically ...


Motorheadache is a tribute to Lemmy's varied musical career, which spans the last 35 years. Motorheadache takes in a number of Lemmy's more eclectic collaborations or covers - AC/DC, Metallica, Rolling Stones, Ozzy, Probot, Twisted Sister, Quu ...


Motorkill is the Motorhead Tribute band formed early 2005 and has started to blast its way onto the Tribute circuit. Be warned - this band is not for the faint hearted. It's LOUD, FAST & DIRTY ROCK N' ROLL

Mouse on the Keys

Instrumental Japanese trio creating unique refreshing sounds from contemporary jazz to rock. One not to be missed!

Moving InWards

The Moving Inwards project was created by singer songwriter of the band Refuge, Peter Hirst as a vehicle to take music workshops onto the wards of Mental Health hospital units to help rehabilitate patients suffering from mental illness. This come ...

Mr B

a joyous parodist who performs "chap-hop" on his banjolele

Mr Black

A four-piece multi-vocal rock covers band

Mr Cat & The Jackal

Mr Cat & The Jackal is a unique five piece multi-instrumental group often described as experimental acoustic folk whilst exploring blues, tango, pirate, Balkan and Irish themes. With a circus of sounds created by foreign and handmade instruments ...

Mr Cricket

Can music represent anything? Can it represent non-plus-ness? We try to say nothing but have all the winks and good charm of the castle jester to question otherwise.

Mr Derry

Born and bred Mr. Derry, were all born and bred in the same village, (actually road) "although we have all known each other for years we all had our own individual projects going on and didn't actually figure out that we should form a band tog ...



Mu Cao

Mu Cao a 4 piece rock n roll band, was previously fronted by steven milligan but due to his lack of ability he was sacked and after a 2 year search, Cassie has been brought on board to complete the lineup along with original band members Muffin on ba ...



Mudball formed in late 2006. Their past musical experience varies from punk to grunge, power pop to metal, all this with their quirky yet addictive tunes, makes them a band not to be take lightly.


Mudhoney is an American alternative rock band. Formed in Seattle, Washington, in 1988 following the demise of Green River, Mudhoney's members are vocalist and rhythm guitarist Mark Arm, lead guitarist Steve Turner, bassist Guy Maddison, and drummer D ...


Mugenkyo Taiko Drummers

Thundering rhythms on huge taiko drums interweave with layers of percussive soundscapes and delicate bamboo flute in a spellbinding display of precise choreography & sheer athleticism. Through years of rigorous touring as Europe's leading taiko d ...


MUHA with their newly recorded album Reka meaning River offers a new tradition in contemporary Eastern European music, influenced by the multicultural society in the UK, the band is a brilliant live act. Entertaining with their musicianship through a ...

Muligan & Muligan

Mulligan and Mulligan (Pat and Dessie),have been together in various bands for over 20 years. (remember Finn McCool and Shanagolden). Des was a founder member of Scarteglen, while Pat was a member of Slipjig and The Two Pats (little Pat) for many y ...

Mulligan and Mulligan

Mulligan and Mulligan (Pat and Dessie),have been together in various bands for over 20 years. (remember Finn McCool and Shanagolden). Des was a founder member of Scarteglen, while Pat was a member of Slipjig and The Two Pats (little Pat) for many y ...

Multi Purpose Chemical

Multi Purpose Chemical - This Liverpool based band is clearly talented at crafting multi-layered Metal that is both intense and catchy and the political nature of their lyrics adds substance to the intensity. MPC are a fresh-faced, fresh-flavoured ...

Mumiy Troll

Mumiy Troll are one of Russia's myost popular byands. Led by syinger Ilya Lagutenko, who formed the fyirst version of band in 1981, as gyarage band project in Vladivostok. As Soviet Union collapsed, Lagutenko temporarily left music behind to work in ...


Munchbreak was conceived during a live improvisation at the Shambala Festival 2001. The band evolved through regular live sessions in and around Moseley, B'ham. Munchbreak serve you a fat backing band, 3 mcs, blazin horns and a turntable maestro. A ...

Muta Joslin

Anthony Tillirides (drums) and David Kashani (bass,vox) formed in 2008 and by early 2009 had recorded their first demo with Andy Taylor. Muta Joslin combines japanese jazz,reggae,thrash metal,punk,funk and world music with live shows for people ...

Mutiayaran Punjab Dian

Family Show with Young Girls From Punjab Featuring Jaswinder Brar (Folk Queen) Baljinder Rimpy (Rising Star of Punjab) Deepak Dhillon (Princess of Punjab) Jaswinder Brar Facebook: www.facebook.com/jaswinderBrarFolkSinger

My Autumn Empire


My Falter Syndrome

An emo-rock five piece that consists of Charlie Barnes, Ashley Foster, Chris Evans, Alex Collins and Jay Patel.

My Generation

My Generation are a "Who" tribute band based in the Midlands. They are an extremely experienced and accomplished four piece, playing a two hour set of "Who" classics. Totally capturing the sound that displays pure energy, excitement and passion.

My Girl Sleeps

Since getting together in the summer of 2002, My Girl Sleeps (MGS) have been busy learning their craft and building a loyal fan base through extensive live performances all over the UK. Along the way they have picked up many accolades including w ...

My Great Affliction

Forged in the Black Country some time in the Mid 2000′s My Great Affliction share a heritage with some of the greatest Rock and Metal Artists to have graced the planet. Led Zeppelin's Robert Plant, Black Sabbath, Diamond Head... The List go ...

My Immortal

The UK's only Evanescence Tribute Band. After a few line-up changes and months of practice My Immortal now feel their music is ready and are now actively gigging. My Immortal was formed from the core of Lofty, a guitar tutor by trade and with 1 ...

My Lost Weekend

A long time ago Tom was in many bands, after deciding he wanted to take it one step further and enlisted the help of Phil, David and Mark. After practising many times the band got a gig booked for them and started practising harder while practising t ...

My Mate Kate

When people say "Middle of the road" or "Something for everyone" it's easy to think "boring" because you know what they're going to do...the same songs we've heard many times before...but with this act you'd be wrong. The entire well-loved songs and ...

My Secret Life

formed in early 2004 'my secret life' sound like the burning remains of a car crash between placebo and stereophonics with plenty of manics-esque cynicism in the lyrics. whoever said the devil has all the best tunes has never heard my secret life.

Mykal Rose & Etana

The Voice of Black Uhuru, Mykal Rose has a massive catalogue of hits. For over twenty five years the Ruff Rose has been recording and performing in his brand of militant, hardcore Jamaican music to the delight of reggae fans around the world. On t ...

Myrtles Hornet

jazz/folk/roots fusion, superb musicianship, excellent and unusual original material

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