Alternative band

Ideal Forgery

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About Ideal Forgery

Ideal Forgery are a Manchester based Alternative Indie Band. Aside from our original music, we play Acoustic Covers in our own unique style.
Alternative band

Ideal Forgery are a Manchester based Alternative Indie Rock Band. Recently described as ‘an undiscovered diamond in the rough’ they strive to write ‘good music on real instruments’ which has had a heartfelt impact on their fanbase. The band consists of Zak “James” Heaney (Lead Vocals/ Acoustic Guitar), Mikey “Tee” (Lead Guitar), Polly “Magic” Virr (Cello), George “The Charm” Wright (Bass) and Peter “Owen” Mitchell (Drums/ Percussion). The bands sound is driven by Zak’s ambition to create music that reaches out to people; through lyrics, raw emotion, power, edge and a mutual understanding of the everyday struggles many people face. They’re influenced by a variety of musical styles including; Indie, Acoustic, Orchestral, Post-Punk, Folk and Rock. They have recently released their new E.P.- DEBUT which is available to listen to on Spotify, ITunes, Sound cloud; Check it out!

Performance details
We can perform outdoors
We have vehicles we can use to travel to gigs
We require car parking close to venues
Our equipment is PAT tested
We own a PA system
Rock, Alternative rock
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Event types:
Bar / Club / Venue event, Wedding, Private event, Corporate event, Concert, Recording session
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Note: prices may vary based on travel distance. For an exact quote, click “Check availability”.

Standard Prices
Performance durationPrice
Up to 1 hour£400
Up to 2 hours£600
Up to 3 hours£800


From customers:

Katy L, 3 years ago

Awe inspiring vocals

Independant, 4 years ago

'an undiscovered diamond in the rough'

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