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About Alan

Multi talented singer musician, internationally known as lead guitarist and lead vocalist of APACHESHOWBAND and SWITCHED ON..

Raised and educated in South Australia, moving to UK in 1979 to finish schooling, Alan, who has an incredible ear for music, became interested in guitar and vocals after watching The Buddy Holly story. Teaming up with his 3 brothers, Alan then formed Apacheshowband and the lads hit the road in 1982, becoming professional and under personal management, they then embarked on many years of hard gigging and travelling. Alan has toured all over Europe and supported some huge names on the way. Marmalade, Showaddywaddy, The swinging blue jeans, Jerry and the pacemakers, The Ivy league, Tommy Bruce, Wayne Fontana, and many more. After more than 20 years on the professional circuit, the lads settled down, and although still occasionally performing with Apache, and Switched on, Alan now likes to concentrate on his own enjoyments in life. (Music still being number one). Alan is also a fully qualified electronics technician who builds and hires his own custom sound and lighting systems. He has also recently got into guitar building and has already clocked up a very impressive catalogue of gorgeous hand crafted instruments. He is internationally known as being one of the closest Hank Marvin tribute guitarists around, and his renditions of Apache, Sleepwalk, Theme for young lovers, and Cavatina will leave you speechless.

Performance details
I can perform outdoors
I have a car I can use to travel to gigs
I require car parking close to venues
I can perform with backing tracks
My equipment is PAT tested
I own a PA system
Encore awards
4th Encoreversary
Early music, Electronic, 1960s era music, 1970s era music, 1950s era music, 1980s era music, Rockabilly, Country, Folk, Jazz, Easy listening, Light music, Pop, Acoustic, Covers, Tribute, Vintage, Rock, Britpop, Rock 'n' Roll, World music, Traditional Irish folk
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Event types:
Bar / Club / Venue event, Wedding, Wedding proposal, Funeral / Memorial service, Hotel / Restaurant event, Private event, Corporate event, Cruise, Birthday party, Christmas party, New Year's Eve
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Other skills:
Sound technician, Audio engineer, Instrumental teaching
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Song list

Theme for young lovers
Walk in the room
Needles and pins
Walk of life
Ring of fire
Folsom prison blues
Cocaine blues
Johnny B goode
Walk dont run
Rave on
Peggy sue
Maybe baby
It doesnt matter
Queen of hearts
Burning love
Blue suede shoes
Stand by me
oh boy
Summertime blues
Cmon everybody
Three steps to heaven
Great balls of fire
Little queenie
And MANY more..


From customers:

Sandyacres, 2005 years ago

As close to Hank Marvin as you can get. outstanding band.

Greatstone H, 4 years ago

Fantastic afternoon.

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