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Listings for April 23rd, 2011

APPEARING ON Saturday, April 23rd, 2011

The Big Beat

Saturday 23rd April – £4 Entry

Easter Weekend Special

The Big Beat are the most exciting and crowd pleasing band at the top of the UK live music scene today.
This eager, young, four-piece outfit have already wowed audiences across the world with their eclectic mix of rock, soul, pop and blues, playing guitar-based, classic party anthems that span from the 1950s to the tunes topping the charts today.
All friends since 6th form, this group is driven by determination, enthusiasm and an overwhelming passion for live music. With unparalleled attention to detail, this super group of two guitars, keys, bass, drums and 3 part harmonies, never fails to deliver an epic show.

Already The Big Beat boast an impressive depth of talent and experience. They have all been performing, writing, recording, and touring professionally for more than ten years. Between them they have worked with the likes of Supergrass, The Happy Mondays, Diana Vickers, James Corden, Rhydian, Blur, Ronnie James Dio, The Kooks, The Fratellis, Darius, The Super Furry Animals, Jonathan Ross, Steve Lamacq, Janice Long, Clint Boon, Bloc Party, Tim Rose, Blondie, Juliette Lewis & The Licks and many more….

While performances at Murrayfield Stadium Edinburgh (2009 and 2010), Old Trafford, The Millennium Stadium, Cardiff; The Birmingham NEC, Earl’s Court, London and The Cavern, Liverpool have helped this group win accolades across the UK, The Big Beat are not content to confine their magic to these shores.

With recent performance requests from Dubai, California, Paris and Egypt, The Big Beat are a band in demand in the UK and abroad. Recent appearances include Turkey, Canada, Germany, Holland and Milan.

The Big Beat have performed at the last two (’09 and ’10 seasons’) Rugby Super League season launch parties’ at the Trafford Centre, at the 2010 Rugby Super League Grand Final at the home of Manchester United, Old Trafford as X Factor star Diana Vickers’ backing band, in front of 71,000 fans, having first performed at this event alongside indie pop stars Scouting for Girls, and classical superstar Katherine Jenkins in 2008.
They entertained 40,000 English and Australian rugby fans from pitch centre at Elland Road,Leeds for the 2009 Gillette four nations final,  took centre stage at 02’s oscars with comedy favourite and star of ‘Gavin and Stacey’, James Corden on vocals; kicked off Casino Red’s opening party in Huddersfield; have appeared alongside X Factor favourites, Rhydian and Darius, and appeared at the Tsunami Fundraiser 2005 with musical legends like Eric Clapton and Jools Holland.
Such is the impact the band has on those fortunate enough to experience a show, they were booked to entertain Manchester’s rock and indie royalty at Clint Boon’s wedding.

The Big Beat have already been heavily featured on Sky sports, MTV Brand New, Pop Factory, MTV2, HTV, BBC1 and S4C.
They have  had radio appearances on BBC Radio 1 (including a live broadcast from Maida Vale at the personal request of Steve Lamaqc), Radio 1 ‘Session Wales’, BBC Radio 2 Janice Long session, XFM Manchester (Live Session), XFM Scotland (Live Session), Kerrang Radio, BBC Radio 6 Music, BBC Radio Wales and Radio Merseyside.

The group boasts an endless repertoire of hits, cult classics and classic favourites, to guarantee an unforgettable night of entertainment.

The Big Beat are available for bookings now.
To find out more about one of the UK’s most exciting bands visit:


To make a booking or enquiry email: info@thebigbeat.co.uk