Looking for a fun and fantastic tribute band for a function or venue. Bop50Rock is the answer. This is what happens when three experienced musicians get together to celebrate the amazing and energetic music of the 50s era with an authentic sound, a choice of stage look from country to rockabilly, and a set from Cash to Elvis, Holly to Chuck Berry this 50s tribute band will wow any crowd. The band:-Lead by Julian on Vocals and Guitar, Julian has 30 years experience entertaining, from his time as an actor in stage shows, including performances at the Edinburgh Festival and across the local theatre circuit, to function band guitarist to Freddy tribute, his versatility and energy is addictive. Simon, on Double Bass, is a versatile musician with over 30 years performing bass, keys and trumpet in shows and bands with occasional encounters supporting the good and great including performances with Rick Wakeman, Go west and Big Country. And finally Paul, with 20 years as a pro drummer, Paul has spent time on the road with groups and now finds himself in studios. So bop till you drop with Bop50rocK.
Please, describe your act or business in on sentence:
Celebrate with the amazing and energetic music of the 50s era. Bop50rocK has an authentic sound, a choice of stage look, DJ's, country or rockabilly, and a set from Cash to Elvis, Holly to Chuck Berry this 50s tribute band will wow any crowd.
What are the highlights of your career?
Supporting the good and great including performances with Rick Wakeman, Go west and Big Country.
What is your competitive advantage (special features)?
Bop50rocK has a polished authentic sound and a choice of smart stage look with DJ's, Country or Rockabilly. Bop50rocK has an energetic and engaging show filled with twirling sticks, spinning double bass and an irresistible sing along, toe tapping set of 50s anthems that appeals to all ages and will get your crowd dancing.
What kind of events do you usually serve?
Weddings, Corporate dinner dances, Ladies nights, Partys, Fairs, Festivals.
Who are your previous clients?
Individually the band members have played for 100's of clients. Recently formed Bop50rocK has played at a halloween party and various small venues.
How can event planners pay for your services?
By bank transfer, cheque or cash.
How long do you play for?
3x 45 minute sets with 15 minuet breaks or 2x 70 minuet sets with half hour break.
Do you have your own PA and lighting?
Do you have Public Liability Insurance and PAT tested equipment?
My favourite tune is not on your list. Will you be able to play it?
if from the 50's probably
How many breaks do you take? How long are they?
2x15min or 1x30min
can you do live music at the reception or behind the dinner.
the band can include a pianist/keyboard for receptions and background music behind the dinner.
Do you have recorded music for behind the meal and at the start
Yes we can provide a selection of recorded music on request.
Rock around the clock - Bill Haley, Summertime blues – Eddie Cochran, Hound dog – Elvis, Shakin' All Over - Johnny Kidd & the Pirates, C'Mon everybody- Eddie Cochran, Crazy little thing called love – Queen, Memphis Tennessee - Johnny Rivers, Blue suede shoes – Elvis, All Shook Up - Elvis Presley, No Particular Place to Go - Chuck Berry, Shake rattle and roll - Bill Haley, You never can tell - Chuck Berry, Keep your hands to yourself - Georgia Satellites, Be bop a luba – Gene Vincent, Wipe Out - Surfaris, Folsom Prison Blues - Johnny Cash, Stray Cat strut, Mystery Train - Elvis, Rock this town - Stray Cats, That's alright mama - Elvis, Bad moon rising- Credence, Cearwater revival, Ring of fire - Johnny Cash, Route 66 - Chuck Berry,Misirlou - Dick Dale, Something Else - Eddie Cochran, Mustang Sally - Wilson Pickett, Stand by me - Ben E. King, Great balls of fire- Jerry Lee Lewis, Johnny B Goode - Chuck Berry, Good Golly Miss Molly - Little Richard, La Bamba- Richie Valen, stand by me - Ben E. King, Can't buy me Love, Tequila, Rockabilly Rebel, Lets twist again...