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About Small Doses

Rock covers party band playing songs spanning the last 40 years so everybody should get a ‘Small Dose’ of something they like !!
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Small Doses are a Stratford-upon-Avon based rock covers band playing songs from bands over the last 40 years so everybody should get a ‘Small Dose’ of something they like !! Formed out of one of the most popular Open Mics in Stratford run by Andy Hatcher (Bass) and Pete Walker (Guitar and Vocals) they were joined by Dom Winter (Guitar) and Glynn Merriman (Drums) forming the final line up in 2014. Since then they have played extensively around the area and built up a considerable following to their energetic and entertaining performances. Get ready to rock with Small Doses

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
Encore awards
3rd Encoreversary
Rock, Classic rock, Hard rock, Pop rock, Power rock, Covers, Alternative rock, Britpop, Heavy metal
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Event types:
Bar / Club / Venue event, Wedding, Wedding proposal, Hotel / Restaurant event, Private event, Corporate event, Charity event, Concert, Recording session, Theatre / Show, Birthday party, Christmas party, New Year's Eve
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Song list

Songs in our repertoire include :-
Come Together (Beatles )
Another Brick In The Wall (Pink Floyd)
Have You Ever Seen The Rain (Creedence Clearwater Revival )
Still Awake (Hybrid)
Whiskey In The Jar (Thin Lizzy)
I Gotta Feeling (Black Eyed Peas)
Are You Gonna Go My Way (Lenny Kravitz)
With or Without You (U2 )
Sweet Home Alabama (Lynyrd Skynyrd )
All The Small Things (Blink-182 )
The Middle (Jimmy Eat World)
Teenage Dirtbag (Wheatus)
Boys of Summer (Don Henley)
Dakota (Stereophonics )
Superstitious (Stevie Wonder )
Run (Snow Patrol )
Somebody Told Me (Killers)
Ace Of Spades (Motorhead)
From Out Of Nowhere (Faith No More)
Crazy Horses (Osmonds )
Psycho Killer (Talking Heads)
Schools Out (Alice Cooper)
Ordinary World (Duran Duran )
Wide Open Space (Mansun )
Heart Shaped Box (Nirvana )
Use Somebody (Kings of Leon)
Sex on Fire (Kings of Leon )
Turn The Page (Bob Segar )
Locked Out Of Heaven (Bruno Mars)
The Middle (Jimmy Eat World )
Panama (Van Halen )
Too Close (Alex Clare )
Word Up (Gun Version )
Rebel Yell (Billy Idol )
Learn to Fly (Foo Fighters)
The Voice (John Farnham)
Highway to Hell (AC/DC)
Most gigs will be around 2 hours playing time of 2 x 1 hour long sets (approximately 25 songs). We have plenty of great songs and can also add some of your song choices (within reason) to our set. The best thing to do is contact us, tell us the date of your party or event and tell us any particular songs you would like to hear played.
Customer questions

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

Yes - Pete Walker

Do you have different line-up options?

No - Just the 4 of us Pete Walker Vocals / Guitar Dom WInter - Guitar Andy Hatcher Bass Glynn Merriman - Drums

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

No Problem - just let us know what you need

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

Yes - No problem

How much time do you need to set up?

45- mins to an hour

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

You can pick from our repertoire songs you like or songs you particulaly don't want us to play - see our website

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

Yes - PA and lighting

Can you learn song requests before the event?

In some circumstances and within reason - its amazing how many time we're booked as a rock covers band and people ask us to learn piano based song or want us to play Wham !!! thats not likely to go well :-)

What do your clients love most about your performances?

Humour - we are very entertaining and love playing - if the band have fun then the audience does as well.

Which venues have you performed at in the past?

Loads - countless pubs and clubs Larger festivals - eg main stage at stratford River Festival, headliner at FeckFest in Feckenham Wedding venues - marquees, hotels outdoor, indoor etc.

Which artists have you been most influenced by?

Various - mainly rock and classic rock

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

Stratford River Festival 2019 main stage 7:30pm slot to about 9000 people.


From customers:

Facebook R, 4 years ago

Fabulous night at The Black Horse, Shipston! Thanks so much guys

Facebook R, 4 years ago

My new favourite local band. Such a good night at the Alehouse tonight! - thanks guys :-)

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