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About Mock Rockin' Beats

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Mock Rockin' Beats formed in 2017 after the string players and guitarist from local alt-folk band, Nou Enle, decided that they wanted to form a functions band. Gerard (lead vocals and Guitar) was heavily involved in the Romo scene of the 1990s, being part of the band Dex Dexter, who were discovered by Pulp's Jarvis Cocker. He has been in many different covers and originals bands over the years. Samantha (Bass) and Chris (Lead Guitar) share a background in classical music, both being professional string players in their own right. Raul is a seasoned professional percussionist, and always embraces a challenge. In his native city of Bogotá, he has performed in different classical music orchestras and ensembles, and played the drum kit and percussion in several Blues, Rock, Jazz , folk and traditional music bands. We play music in any style that works for our line-up, with examples ranging from David Bowie and Stealers Wheel, to Catfish & the Bottlemen and Blossoms. We are happy to take requests, as this helps us to grow our setlist, and keeps things fresh. Our current setlist spans over 3 hours, and is always growing.

Performance details
We can perform outdoors
We have vehicles we can use to travel to gigs
Our equipment is PAT tested
We own a PA system
Encore awards
1st Encoreversary
Rock, Alternative rock, Britpop, Indie, Pop rock, Punk rock
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Event types:
Wedding, Bar / Club / Venue event, Private event, Corporate event, Charity event, Birthday party, Christmas party, New Year's Eve
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Song list

A town called malice – The Jam
Adventure of a lifetime - Coldplay
All these things that I have done – The Killers
Basket case – Green Day
Bitter sweet symphony – The Verve
Chelsea Dagger - The Fratellis
Cocoon – Catfish and the Bottlemen
Creep - Radiohead
Dakota - Stereophonics
Debaser- The Pixies
Ever fallen in love – The Buzzcocks
Ever long - The Foo Fighters
Fire - Kasabian
Friday I'm in love – The Cure
Get lucky – Daft Punk
Girl with the golden touch - Razorlight
Give me some lovin' - Spencer Davis Group (Blues Brothers)
Gold on the ceiling – The Black Keys
Happy – Pharrell Williams
Happy hour –The House Martins
Holy mountain – High Flying Birds
How long will this last
I bet you look good on the dance floor – Arctic Monkeys
I can’t quit – The Vaccines
It must be love - Madness
Last Nite – The Strokes
Learn to fly – Foo Fighters
Long train running - The Doobie Brothers
Losing my religion - REM
Marry you – Bruno Mars
Mr Brightside – The Killers
My girl – The Temptations
Naïve – The Kooks
On the dock of a bay – Otis Redding
Park life - Blur
Rock the casbah – The Clash
Ruby – The Kaiser Cheifs
Sex on fire - kings of Leon
She moves in her own way – The Kooks
She’s electric - Oasis
Song 2 - Blur
Starlight* - Muse
Stuck in the middle with you – Stealers Wheel
Suffragette city- David Bowie
Take me out – Franz Ferdinand
Teenage kicks – The Undertones
The only one I know – The Charlatans
Time is running out - Muse
Today is the Greatest - Smashing pumpkins
Unbelievable - EMF
Under the bridge – Red Hot Chilli Peppers
Walking on sunshine – Katrina and the Waves
Where is my mind – The Pixies
Customer questions

Will the singer be the same as who I see in the videos?

Yes, Gerard, our vocalist, is a founder member of Mock Rockin' Beats, and isn't going anywhere! If Gerard is unable to perform, we are able to provide a female singer who could fill in.

Do you have different line-up options?

Yes, we can offer a violin, viola and guitar classical instrumental for quiet events, or for wedding ceremonies that we are playing the full band at.

What if my timings change after I've booked you?

Just let us know, we will do all we can to accommodate you (changes in fee will of course apply)..

Can you provide an iPod/DJ service before and between your sets?

We can do this, or can provide a cable for your own device to connect to out PA system.

How much time do you need to set up?

We can usually set up in under an hour.

Can I pick the songs you play from the set list?

Yes. Our list on this site may not be complete, at the time you book us, so please ask, if you don't see what you want.

Is all of the equipment (e.g. PA & lighting) included in your quote?

We include a PA system that is large enough for small to mid sized venues (it is pretty loud), but can arrange for larger equipment for and extra fee.

Can you learn song requests before the event?

We welcome requests, but would suggest a 5 song limit (unless we already play the songs). Please bear in mind that, although we are a versatile covers band, our style is quite heavy, and usually guitar based, so songs may sound a little different to recorded tracks that are not usually played by these instruments.

What do your clients love most about your performances?

Our clients love our upbeat song choices, and lively stage play. We usually leave the dance floor bouncing!

Which venues have you performed at in the past?

We have performed at a football stadium, bars, pubs street parties and at private venues.

Which artists have you been most influenced by?

We all have different musical tastes in the band, ranging form Britpop and folk, to Classical and Metal. Influences would be named as Bowie; The Killers; Oasis; The Arctic Monkeys; Duran Duran.

What is the most high profile gig you've performed?

We have played an event for a council-run charity at a football stadium with over 1000 people in the audience.


Note: prices may vary based on travel distance. For an exact quote, click “Check availability”.

Standard Prices
Performance durationPrice
Up to 1 hour£640
Up to 2 hours£700
Up to 3 hours£800


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Kate M, 3 years ago

Chris and Sam performed with Mock Rockin' Beats at our last street party, they were fantastic! The crowd loved them. Everyone was up and dancing playing songs to please all . Hope they will come and perform for us at our next street party! Highly recommend 😁

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Sam G, 3 years ago

Have had the joy of watching this band now on quite a few occasions, not only are they all incredibly talented they bring such joy. Love them ❤