Type: Tribute Show
Introducing The British Invasion, 5 piece band from Auckland.
This is the reboot of the popular 60’s tribute band that played all over NZ from 2012 to 2018. Initially the band was focused solely on the early 1960’s and the bands that broke America, starting with that famous appearance by the Beatles on the Ed Sullivan show in February 1964. That event ushered in an “invasion” of British rock n roll bands into the USA, with the likes of The Rolling Stones, The Kinks, The Hollies, The Bee Gees and many more.
So now The British Invasion version 2.0 has a younger and more energetic line up. Rather than trying to duplicate the original 60’s songs to an exact degree, the band is focused on interpreting those studio versions into a live format, in the same way that Paul McCartney, and the Rolling Stones do now in the year 2020.
The repertoire has been expanded to include some later acts such as Elton John, Queen and even Oasis. The show is a celebration of the wonderful talent that emerged from the UK, all sparked off from that fateful Ed Sullivan show.
By creating a more diverse mix of material, the band has a very wide ranging appeal. All the musicians are very experienced players with thousands of gigs under their belt.
With a Scouse lead singer from Liverpool, it adds to the British flavour and authenticity.
Tribute acts are popular because of their strong identity, but they tend to polarise. Not everyone wants to listen to the Rolling Stones all night long, so this ethos gives it wider market appeal, whilst still maintaining that unique sellable brand.
The band has a very strong 3 set (3 x 45mins) package, but is continuously refining the content. The sky is the limit for this talented and charismatic group.
They know how to work a crowd and get the party started.
Ideal for: tribute show entertainment for venue, corporate function, private party
She loves You -Beatles
Don’t let me down- Beatles
Come together – Beatles
Sunny Afternoon – Kinks
I want to break free - Queen
Lola - Kinks
You can’t always get what you want – Rolling stones
Love potion no9 - Searchers
Sweets for my sweet – Searchers
We've got to get out of this place - Animals
Eight days a week - Beatles
Don’t Stop – Fleetwood Mac
onderwall - Oasis
Sad Songs – Elton John / Eric Clapton Live version
Day tripper - Beatles
Long cool woman in a black dress - Hollies
Crazy Little Thing Called Love - Queen
Stuck in the middle – Steelers Wheel
Roll over Beethoven – Beatles
Brown Sugar – Rolling Stones
Honky Tonk Women – Rolling Stones
500 Miles – Proclaimers
Hi Ho silver lining - Jeff Beck
Do you love me – Brian Poole & Tremeloes
Don’t look back in anger - Oasis
Hard days night - Beatles
Rockin all over the world – Status Quo
Hippy hippy shake - The Swinging Blue Jeans
Back in the USSR - Beatles
Twist and shout - Beatles
Crocodile Rock – Elton John
Satisfaction - Rolling stones
Saturday nights alright for fighting – Elton John
Drive my car - Beatles
Long Tall Sally - Beatles
Can't buy me love - Beatles
I saw her standing there - Beatles
Hey Jude - Beatles
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