Banstead Area

Popular Music

If you enjoy music as a pastime, particularly the pop music, rock, folk or blues from many years ago, this group is an opportunity to meet with other musicians and play a variety of songs in a band with guitars, drums,saxaphone or other instruments. At times you might need to bring a microphone, amplifier and your musical instrument. Vocalists are welcome. The songs for last year (2017) were Buddy Holly, Elvis or The Eagles. For 2018, there will be more acoustic songs, like "Don't it make your brown eyes blue " by Crystal Gayle or maybe blues numbers by Albert King or others. "Baker St" by Gerry Rafferty gives our saxophonist an opportunity for a prominent role. If anyone has written their own song, it could be ideal.

The sessions are intended to be fun for all. We meet fortnightly at 4pm for a two hour session, usually on a Monday afternoon. The meetings are in the Banstead Community Hall. Band members contribute to hall hire. Photo's of band members appear in the links on the right of the page.

We would welcome a bass guitarist, drummer or keyboard player. Lady backing singers could be a useful addition.

For more information contact Ray Bates

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