If you enjoy music as a pastime, particularly the pop music, rock, folk or blues from past decades, this group is an opportunity to meet with other musicians and play a variety of songs in a band with guitars, drums, saxophone or other instruments. At times you might need to bring a microphone, amplifier and your musical instrument. Vocalists are welcome. The music annotations will be provided. The U3A group started meeting in 2017, focused on Buddy Holly, Elvis or The Eagles. Some new musicians re-shaped the band at the start of 2018. Blues songs could be a chance for our saxophonist to play a prominent role. A founder member of the band is a guitar instrumentals fan. If anyone has written their own song, it would be good to perform new songs. In August, the band performed at an open mike evening with acoustic songs, like "Don't it make your brown eyes blue " by Crystal Gayle, "Come away with me" by Norah Jones.
The sessions are intended to be fun for all. We meet fortnightly at 3pm for a two-hour session, usually on a Monday afternoon. The meetings are in the Banstead Community Hall. Band members contribute cost of hall hire.
Guitarists, drummers, keyboard players and vocalists are welcome.
For more information contact Cheryl Bailey