Carnaby Army

London
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Based in London covering Greater London and South East England, Carnaby Army are an authentic sounding 60s band, made up of 6 members and we also include a PA and sound engineer. Also, very experienced DJ available on request.

The Carnaby Army (plus DJ if required) are an authentic sounding 6 piece 60s band. Playing note for note the biggest hits from arguably the greatest decade of music the world has ever heard including...

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Jaime Spurdle

23 Jun 2018

The band were amazing! Their performance was brilliant we had so many people commenting how good they were. The communication with the band from start to finish was excellent and they were so helpful with ideas and suggestions if their own and on the day itself they were very accommodating regards last minute changes to the itin...

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Alice Martins de Castro

21 Feb 2017

Saw the Carnaby Army recently. Amazing band, great music, fabulous atmosphere.... Will definitely be going to see them again.

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Loco Lil

31 Jan 2017

Had the privilege of seeing the New year in listening to these guys. Absolute amazing band covering all the classics of the 60s. A right crowd pleaser be sure to bring your dancing shoes! I'll have em at my wedding!

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Jane

31 Dec 2016

I've seen these guys several times and they just get better and better. Great stage performance, exciting and talented musicians. Definitely a band going places.

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What are the highlights of your career?
Band: Continuous compliments from people who were there in the 60's. We're gaining quite a reputation, a good one that is! Apollon beach parties in Greece, playing to 8000 happy faces!
What style of music do you offer?
We specialise in music from the 1960's
Do you have your own PA and lighting?
We have a set of Mackie SRM 450v2 tops and a pair Alto 15" subs to deliver a punchy sound plus all the necessary stage monitors, all skillfully mixed through a 16 channel desk by our very own sound engineer Mark Taylor (Peter Gabriel, Sugarhill Gang, Scissor Sisters, Damon Albarn & Chaz & Dave) Lighting comes in the form of uplighters, ADJ dekkers and ADJ moving head scanners. Smoke machine and pin spot laser also available.
Is it possible to request something that's not in the repertoire?
Of course, as long as you give us notice to rehearse it.
Who are your previous clients?
Carnaby Army (Band): Bars and clubs in and around South London: The Edge, The Surprise, Hoodoo's, Crows Nest and dozens of private events in and around London DJ, over 2500 gigs. IBIZA: Es Paradis, Manumission - Amnesia) Eden, Sands, Kanya, Eden Rooms, Aqua, Bay Bar, Tulip, Orange Corner, Ibiza Rocks, Bora Bora, Koppas, Play 2, Viva, Mambo, Hush. RHODES, GREECE: Sinners, Breeze, Q Club, Bed Club, Liquid, Oscars, Jamaica bar, 24, Frequency, Climax, Chaplins, Bedrock and Apollon Beach parties 2001 - 2007. LONDON: Egg, Bar Sia, International, Scala, Fire, Cargo, Light bar, Mango's. Corporate clients include Fortnum & Mason, John Lewis, Lakshmi Mittal, Charles Worthington, Spamalot (London musical cast party), Victorinox, Financial Times, MBNA. Also over 200 private parties/weddings/anniversaries/school disco's in the UK
Please, describe your act or business in on sentence:
Authentic sounding 6 piece 60's cover band plus DJ (extra)
What is your competitive advantage (special features)?
We can provide a full package including 6 piece band, sound system, sound engineer, lighting and experienced DJ. We have spent hundreds of hours in the studio to recreate the sound of the original recording and work continuously to recreate the original sound if the band we are covering, we sound like, The Beatles, The Doors, The Kinks, The Who, The Animals etc... We use authentic equipment where possible, old Epiphone/Gibson/Fender guitars and Vox valve amps Our singer sounds like Jim Morrison and Eric Burdon's love child.
Do you have your own PA and lighting?
We have a set of Mackie SRM 450v2 tops and a pair Alto 15" subs to deliver a punchy sound plus all the necessary stage monitors, all skillfully mixed through a 16 channel desk by our very own sound engineer Mark Taylor (Peter Gabriel, Sugarhill Gang, Scissor Sisters, Damon Albarn & Chaz & Dave) Lighting comes in the form of uplighters, ADJ dekkers and ADJ moving head scanners. Smoke machine and pin spot laser also available.
What are the highlights of your career?
The compliments from people who were there in the 60's
Please, describe your act or business in on sentence:
Authentic 60's cover band (plus DJ if required)
How many breaks do you take? How long are they?
1 to 2 breaks 15 - 30 mins
How can event planners pay for your services?
PayPal, bank transfer, cash
How long do you play for?
Band up to 3 hours. DJ up to 6 hours.
My favourite tune is not on your list. Will you be able to play it?
Of course we will, but please give us plenty of notice so we can play it perfectly.
How much space do you require?
Enough for 6 musicians including keyboard and drum kit & mixing desk (sound engineer) plus DJ booth if required.
What kind of events do you usually serve?
Bars/clubs/corporate/weddings/birthdays/festivals/theatres
Do you have Public Liability Insurance and PAT tested equipment?
Yes and yes

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