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Athur Kitchener's personal memories have promted the issue of a digital single 'The Father I Knew' hoping to contribute towards 'Help For Heroes' funds
Julie and Gavin Atkin album "Sentimetal Journey" released 6th Dec
Martin Young & Ramona Egle The Faversham Folkies release their new album Watergrain
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Blue Pulse album "Trams" released
Gary Swinard - albums ' Day Of The Hurricane' and 'After Five" released on Red Admiral Records & iTunes
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Kent Artist Tim Edey -- Musician of The Year BBC Folk Awards 2012
Captain Mildreds Back - After a 15 month break
Abba Chic - the UK's hottest Abba tribute band  based in Chatham, Kent
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AltƎrEgo MiniTour

Proud Camden London, UK Sun Apr 20 14 08:00 PM  
The White Lion Bar London, UK Mon Apr 21 14 08:00 PM  
Bar Solo London, UK Wed Apr 23 14 07:00 PM  


Press Release

Described as the Acid-Pop pioneers, the inner double identity embodied in their name represent a completely brand new frontier of music which includes a mixture of Acid Jazz - Funk - Soul - R&B - Pop and Dance.
AltƎrEgo is another identity, a double life experience that goes beyond the unique taste of the music.
 
AltƎrEgo are here with their debut album ‘Back to Life,’ originally released last year by Red Admiral Records UK. The album reached no. 6 in the Amazon Italian R&B chart and no. 20 in the equivalent French one.
In this space between releasing their album last October and December
AltƎrEgo also ranked no. 4 on ReverbNation R&b London Chart, which lead to further Radio appearances and the announcement of a promotional tour.
 
The album, made of 10 tracks, explores the band's main musical intent to melt the finest acid-jazz grooves & harmonies with the rich melodies and energetic flavor of modern Pop.
 
With influences like Stevie Wonder, Jamiroquai, Michael Jackson and Earth Wind and Fire, AltƎrEgo’s modern spin on music is guaranteed to continue to keep turning heads within the industry.

Artist Homepage: http://www.alt3rego.com/ ReverbNation: http://www.reverbnation.com/rpk/Alt3rEgoProject Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Alt3rEgo Soundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/alt3rego Twitter: https://twitter.com/Alt3rEgoProject

The song “Three Lions Blazing” is dedicated to the true fans of English football and initially created to celebrate 2010 World Cup in South Africa.

In 2014 Pelican Babies are flying the flag again for England in Brazil

The rousing song and video performance by the Pelican Babies encapsulates the enthusiasm and heart felt passion that no doubt will grip the nation in the coming months. Pelican Babies will also be supporting the Great Ormond Street Hostpital Children’s Charity by donating royalties from itunes downloads.
Could this be the alternative to the Baddiel & Skinner song, created in a good cause? The artists Pelican Babies perform regularly as a duo, their acoustic sound consisting of guitar, didgeridoo and harmonica.


Three Lions Blazing - by Pelican Babies

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Samples below - For ful site click link >>



submitted by (baktrak4@gmail.com) on Friday, April 23, 2014 

KEYBOARD PLAYER WANTED

Versatile Keyboard Player, with vocals an advantage, required for a long established gigging 4 piece Club/Function Band working out of Faversham Kent, playing music from the 60’s to the 90’s
Due to work commitments we only play Saturday nights and rehearse as and when required. Apart from Rehearsals, our current Keyboard Player will work with you if necessary, to help bring you up to speed.
Saturday Nights are all about having fun on stage, while maintaining a professional attitude.
Please contact us for a chat for more details.

Terry 
Faversham 
Telephone: 07917872015
submitted by  (Jwalkerguitar@gmail.com) on Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Guitarist seeks songwriting partner

Experienced guitarist (31) looking to form new original band seeks lyricist/people to jam and collaborate with, singer/bassist/keys players welcome,
Message me if you're interested and we'll take it from there

Open to any rock/metal/prog influences, I can write music well but am not up to much as a lyricist, email me if interested and we can take it from there

James
Folkestone
submitted by (baktrak4@gmail.com) on Friday, April 11, 2014

Keyboard Player Wanted

submitted by  (jonzhb@gmail.com) on Thursday, March 20, 2014

Female vocalist wanted...

We're a newly formed soul/funk band based in Tunbridge Wells, looking for a female vocalist.  

If you've got a great voice, are confident singing in front of other people, have good availability at weekends and also have your own transport then drop me a line at jonzhb@gmail.com

John B
Tunbridge Wells
submitted by  (nylontigers@hotmail.co.uk) on Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Lead Guitarist Wanted

Lead Guitarist/Backing Vocals urgently required to join Lead Vocals/Rhythm Guitar, Bass Guitar and Drums for East Kent/Thanet based gigging Rock Band.
We play a mix of Classic and Contemporary Rock Covers from KOL, White Stripes, Weller, Beatles, Primal Scream, Stones, Clash, Kinks, Free, Hendrix, Radiohead, Hives plus originals from award winning song writer.. Debut ep of originals has been played on over 50 radio stations across UK, USA and Australia.

Great opportunity for a "flair" guitar player to play with high quality musicians and showcase your talent.
To discuss contact Brad on 07826 752774

Brad
Thanet
Telephone: 07826 752774
submitted by  (scalextrics@thescalextrics.co.uk) on Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Bass Player

Bass player wanted to fill in for gig on Sat 28th June contact Darren on 07747 065967.

Check out band www.thescalextrics.co.uk

Darren
Ramsgate, Kent, Chislehurst
Telephone: 07747065967


submitted by  (kevaldridge@gmail.com) on Tuesday, April 8, 2014

Rockabilly Drummer

Drummer wanted we are a rockabilly band with vocals, lead guitar, rhythm guitar and double bass. The drummer needs to be able to play with minimal kit such as small Kick, snare, tom, hi hat, crash/ride.

Age does not matter even if you have not had much experience it does not matter as long as you have your own kit and transport. If you are interested get in touch.

Kev
Medway
submitted by  (artwyse@gmail.com) on Monday, April 7, 2014

Male Vocalist for Tribute Act

A Santana tribute is looking for an experienced singer who enjoys classic rock. We have serious interest from agents & promoters and you'll be playing with some excellent musicians.

Rewind Play
East/Mid Kent
Telephone: 07968 742822

submitted by  (swoody07@gmail.com) on Sunday, April 6, 2014

Guitarist needed for busy Rolling Stones cover band in Kent

Guitarist needed for a busy Rolling Stones cover band.  We are well established in Kent, London and East Sussex with a very busy diary of confirmed gigs booked. Although we don't do the full dress up tribute act, we do concentrate on creating as authentic a sound as possible and would prefer someone with knowledge of Stones material already and experience in playing in the open tunings used by Keith Richards.  An audition evening will be arranged at our studio in Sheerness and a decision will be made swiftly to honour a long list of bookings and events.

We are all close friends who met as strangers to form the band two years ago and we want someone who can fit in on a personal level too, there's always an emphasis on having fun.  We have a demo available if you would like to hear us and you can access the website for a look at us and our gig calendar.

Steven
Sheerness, Kent
Telephone: 07427565548
URL: http://www.stonedtheband.wordpress.com
submitted by  (christopher237@madasafish.com) on Sunday, April 6, 2014

Bass player or Guitar player, Trumpet or Trombone for Tunbridge Wells Based Salsa band

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BkC6t6tX0n8

Salsadelic
Tonbridge
submitted by  (icaird@aol.com) on Sunday, April 6, 2014

Guitarist for New Blues band
- East Kent

Guitarist for new blues band required, to share lead and rhythm.
Practice in Eastry about once a week.
Must be able to commit.

Contact 07938020717
Ian
Nonington
Telephone: 01304 840059

submitted by  (icaird@aol.com) on Sunday, April 6, 2014

Drummer for new Blues Band - Thanet, Canterbury, Folkestone area

Looking for a competent drummer for a new blues band project based in East Kent e.g. Thanet, Canterbury Folkestone areas, and able to rehearse regularly, generally about once a week, probably in Eastry Village, East Kent.

Must be able to commit

Call 07938020717
Ian
Nonington
Telephone: 01304 840059
submitted by  (ddanhurst@hotmail.co.uk) on Monday, March 31, 2014 15/4

Experienced, well equipped, mobile drummer with BVs available for deps.

Dan
Gravesend
Telephone: 07956 314413
URL: http://www.danhurst.co.uk

submitted by  (johncatz@fsmail.net) on Tuesday, April 8, 2014

Experienced guitarist seeks band / interesting project

I have been playing since 15 years old and am now in my 60's, and I have gigged most pub live music standards in rock or blues genre. I can play first or second guitar, do backing vocals, and play a bit of keyboards and blues harp if required. I have pro standard equipment ( Gibson, Roland, Marshall, Fender etc.) and obviously have my own transport.      

I am based in Folkestone and am seeking any like minded muzos who could use me? I am reliable, committed, and do not mind regular rehearsal until we are ready to gig, if you are a newly formed band. I am in it for the music not the money (  . . such as it is?) I would also like to consider any other relevant music project - I am available day and/or evening, have my own studio and do not mind travelling a bit for the right band?

If you think I could help you, please contact me as soon as possible.

John
Folkestone


submitted by  (matthew.a.smith@hotmail.co.uk) on Monday, April 7, 2014

22 year old guitarist available in Dartford

I've played guitar for 8 years and have been a lead guitarist in a couple of bands. Would like to join an up and coming local band. Main genres I play are alternative, prog and pop rock and also folk and indie. I can also play the Ukulele and piano. I have a good set of guitars and equipment and would be willing to get more if necessary

I currently work full time Monday - Friday so it's best to contact me after 6pm

Matt
Dartford
Telephone: 07972645302
submitted by  (jamieselbydrums@hotmail.com) on Monday, April 7, 2014

Drummer Available

Drummer available for working function, covers or tribute band. I'm a pro drummer from Maidstone looking for paid gigs only. Toured U.K, Europe and U.S.A. Recording experience, transport and plenty of gear. Will travel for the right band.

Jamie Selby
Maidstone
Telephone: 07961043672
URL: http://www.jamieselbydrums.com
submitted by  (simonturk@hotmail.co.uk) on Sunday, April 6, 2014

Male Lead Vocalist - Medway/Maidstone/Swale

Male lead singer in 40's looking to join a band after taking time out. I have experience of large and small venues and am committed and reliable. I am versatile but, prefer more of a funky sound and am not into heavy, punk or rock.

Please be aware that I'm looking to rehearse only in the areas stated and, am definitely not into Foo Fighters.

If interested, please contact me on 07725 400437
Simon
Medway
submitted by  (mike@mike-fox.com) on Wednesday, April 2, 2014

Drummer Available (covers / dep)

Drummer available for gigs in Kent, Brighton and London.
Looking for covers, functions and dep - not looking to join an originals band.

www.mikefoxdrums.co.uk

Cheers
Mike
Tunbridge Wells
Telephone: +447788706737


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