Default lineup: 5 members
5 piece band: Lead Vocals, Lead Guitar/Backing Vocals, Bass Guitar/Backing Vocals, Keyboards/Backing Vocals and Drums/Backing Vocals.
* Larger line ups available (please see booking options).
* Ideal for creating the perfect party atmosphere!
* Extensive repertoire includes something for everyone with hits from the 50s right through to the present day!
* Over 25 years experience!
* Larger line ups with addition of female vocalist and horn section available (please see booking options)
* Previous clients include BT, Yellow Pages, The Metropolitan Police, Zurich Insurance & many more!
With over 25 years’ experience creating perfect party atmospheres across the UK, The Copies have a rich history of keeping crowds dancing long past their supposed bedtimes. The band's extensive repertoire of hits from the 50's right up to the present day guarantee a great night's entertainment for every audience, every age and every occasion.
Success for The Copies first came in the mid 1990's when the band was rewarded with first place in the televised Windsor & Eton's Entertainer of the Year Competition, followed by placing in the top 10 of over 2000 entries in the Yamaha sponsored 'Best New Band' contest (covered on BBC radio 1). Since then the band has played hundreds of events and venues across the country including venues such as Kempton Park Races and the Kensington Roof Gardens, and with acts such as Bjorn Again, The Commitments, Geno Washington, The Bootleg Beatles and Edwin Starr.
The Copies is made up of highly experienced and versatile professional musicians, who between them have played such prestigious venues as the Royal Albert Hall, Royal Festival Hall, Shepherds Bush Empire and Disneyland Florida, as well as working with artists such as Duffy, McFly, Matt Cardle, Steve Harley, Bastille, Electric 6, Bowling For Soup and James Bourne (Busted). Some members of the band have also had success with their own music gaining BBC radio airplay and performing at festivals like T in the Park, Benicassim, Guilfest, Big Reunion and the Isle Of Wight Festival. Members have also had experience performing and acting as musical director in musicals in London theatres and on board cruise ships around the world. The band's 5-piece line up consists of Vocals, Keyboards/vocals, Guitar/vocals, Bass/vocals and Drums/vocals.
Whatever your occasion or event, The Copies will provide a performance that will captivate your guests and keep them dancing all night. The band’s history of professionalism and dealing with the some of the country’s most discerning clients and venues, coupled with their varied repertoire seamlessly linking the biggest hits of the last 60 years, ensure that your event will be a night to remember and your guest’s will be talking of your party for a long time to come…
The Copies have performed with or alongside various acts such as:
The Glitter Band
The band currently commands top billing at a number of London’s leading live venues and over the years has made appearances at:
The Roadhouse-Covent Garden
The Leicester Square Empire
The Royal Festival Hall
The Royal Albert Hall
The Shepherds Bush Empire
NEC at Birmingham
O2 Academy Islington
Recent clients include:
The Armed Forces
Various London Councils
Hammond Stodards Solicitors
University Of Lancaster
The Woodland Group
The Metropolitan Police
The British Show Pony Society
Also for the following charities:-
Breakthrough Breast Cancer