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THE BAND

DAN SAUNDERS

// bass

Dan joined the band last year replacing Sean. He hit the ground running and has brought a great feel to the rhythm section with Gav!

GAV DAVIES

// drums

 

From Cradley Heath Gav is the unofficial back line song structure master. Gav is also an accomplished guitarist therefore understands music!

PHIL WILKES

// guitar

 

The country enigma from the Shire. He can play most styles and is like a 6 string jukebox. Phil can play anything from Hendrix to Marvin.

JEFF BEST

// singer/guitarist

 

Singer songwriter from Hartlepool. Digitally released albums Revolution Gonna Stop Disillusion and Elephant Rock. Jeff also flys heavy metal for work.

NEWS; We played at the 02 Institute 3 on Friday 9th December. Thanks to all who came along! Next gig is the Victoria in Birmingham supporting The Shore on Saturday 28th January 23. Should be a great one.

FURTHER NEWS; We played The Dublin Castle Camden on Friday the 4th November. Big thanks to all those who came to see us supporting the Kubricks - a popular London Ska band who have previously supported UB40 and Bad Manners amongst others. Peggy the owner gave us the nod of approval! We had a great time in London.

(The Dublin Castle is a hugely iconic London music venue which was massively influential in the Britpop movement and also where Amy Winehouse started out. Bands including Blur, Cold Play, Snow Patrol, Libertines, The Killers began there. Capacity around 200-250)

EVEN MORE NEWS; Jeff has a double album release on Spotify/Amazon/iTunes etc; his original album which is actually on here to download 'Revolution Gonna Stop Disillusion' and a NEW album 'Elephant Rock' which features some Carousels tracks; She's All I Need, Demons and Rain. The live album 'Live at the Mushrooms' by The Carousels is still available featuring live covers from our back catalogue and live versions of studio tracks from Jeff Bests studio albums.  

AND MORE NEWS; We have a self titled album now on all digital media named The Carousels. All of the studio tracks we play are on there in one place...

BIO; Formed at the beginning of 2017, the band have been busy playing around the Midlands ; Base Studios Stourbridge, Jaspers Shifnal, Flapper & Firkin Birmingham, The Wharf Stourport, Prince of Wales Birmingham, The Vine Inn Halesowen, The Clothiers Stroud, RAF Cosford Sgts Mess, RAF Cosford main stage, The Crown Inn Sedgley, The Studio Hartlepool, The White Horse Harborne, the 02 Academy 3 and Academy 2 Birmingham, the Actress and Bishop Birmingham, West Street Live Sheffield, Dudestock Brierley Hill, The Fishpond Matlock Bath, The Victoria Birmingham, Brean Leisure Park for BCM Ents, The Mill Birmingham supporting Shaun Ryders Black Grape , The Castle & Falcon Birmingham supporting the Mysterines and closing Wolvesfest after 'Digsys' The Sums (from the Oasis track Digsys Dinner!), Dublin Castle Camden and the 02 Institute 3 Birmingham. We are an originals band or a 90s covers band available for bookings - full VOX powered outfit or fully acoustic for smaller venues. We currently have 34 songs to pick a setlist from. Footage of our support gig with Black Grape can be viewed below. We have a new bass player Dan Saunders who dep'd for us last year and has now been confirmed as our permanent bassist...Dan has brought a new groove to the bands back line. Get in touch to see if we available to play your venue!

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