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​Based in the north east but ready and willing to travel to the right venue for the right price... contact us through our Booking page for more info or come and see us at one of our live gigs:

28th May 2022
Whitley Bay Carnival - street sets 2-5pm

2nd June 2022
Jubilee Event - Wallsend Segedenum 6.30pm, Newcastle Civic Centre 8.45pm

5th June 2022
Jubilee Event - Stockton Tees Barage 11am

15th July 2022
Durham Gala Theatre Lunchtime Jazz 1pm

19th August 2022
Newcastle Jazz Festival.  Black Swan (Arts Centre) 8pm



5th January 2019

Private Party

26th January 2019

Middlesbrough Town Hall 130th Birthday Event, 11am Free

6th April 2019

Private Party

4th & 5th May 2019

Darlington Jazz Festival, Street Sets in the afternoon, time tbc

18th May 2019

Late Shows, Newcastle Central Library, 3 sets starting 6.30pm Free

26th May 2019

Whitley Bay Carnival, 3pm, Free

28th June 2019

ALBUM LAUNCH GIG!!!  The Old Coal Yard, Byker, NE6 1JS. Free

13th July 2019

Durham Miners Gala, Durham City.  All day. Free

16th July 2019

The Fox, Hexham. 8pm. Pay as you feel

20th July 2019

Newcastle Pride Parade - noon

26th July 2019

Private Party

6th September 2019

Lunchtime Concert, Durham Gala Theatre, 1pm. £5




5th January 2018

Durham Gala Theatre Lunchtime Concert 1pm

13th February 2018

Mardi Gras Party at Billy Bootleggers,Nelson Street, Newcastle, NE1 5AN

8pm, Free Entry

6th May 2018

Darlington Jazz Festival, Outdoor Stage. noon-ish

31st May 2018

Store Opening event, Kingston Park, Newcastle

3rd June 2018

Stockton Brass Routes Festival 3pm High Street

14th July 2018

Durham Miner's Gala

16th July 2018

Durham Brass Festival Big Brass Bash

Shotton Academy, Peterlee

17th July 2018

Durham Brass Festival Big Brass Bash


18th July 2018

Durham Brass Festival Big Brass Bash


19th July 2018

Durham Brass Festival Big Brass Bash


20th July 2018

Durham Brass Festival Big Brass Bash

Newton Aycliffe

21st July 2018

Durham Brass Festival Street of Brass, Durham


25th August 2018

Bedlington Live, All day festival on Front Street

7th September 2018

Matt and Phreds, Manchester

19th February 2017

A Tribute to Brendan Healy – SOLD OUT

Newcastle Tyne Theatre & Opera House, playing the red carpet from 6.30, then later on as part of the event

28th March 2017

The Fox, Hexham, NE46 3DB

Return visit to Hexham Jazz Club, band on around 8.45pm

5th April 2017

The Cluny 2, Future Grooves feat. Northern Monkey Brass Band. Hosted by Sage Gateshead music students, we're playing the closing set around 9pm.  £6

12th May 2017

Private Wedding, Newcastle

29th May 2017

Swaledale Festival, St. Oswald's Church, Askrigg, DL8 3JW

7.30 start, £16 (£3 under 25s)

17th June 2017

Great Northern Soul Food All Dayer at Boiler Shop Steamer, Newcastle 2pm


Alnmouth Arts Festival. 5pm

24th June 2017

Orange Pip Market, Baker Street, Middlesbrough

5.15pm. Free

7th July 2017

The Cumberland Arms, Byker, NE6 1LD

6pm outdoors. Free.

8th July 2017

Marras Festival, Houghhall Campus, Durham


29th July 2017

Manchester Jazz Festival.  Festival Square

2pm, 4pm and 6.30pm. FREE

10th September 2017

Stanhope Show, Stanhope, Co Durham

17th September 2017

Home Gathering Festival, Hoults Yard, Newcastle

7th October 2017

Private Party

30th November 2017

Redcar High Street, turning on the Christmas lights.  Band playing at 5.45pm.

11th December 2017

People's Kitchen Christmas Party, Newcastle upon Tyne

18th December 2017

Newcastle University Lunchtime Concert, King's Hall, Newcastle 1pm Free

24th December 2017

Orange Pip Market, Baker Street, Middlesbrough, some time between 3 & 5pm




2nd January 2016

Private Wedding


12th February 2016

New Orleans Mardi Gras Party at Hoochie Coochie, Newcastle

8pm  £5


1st March 2016

The Fox, Hexham

Hexham Jazz Club gig, free to all, band on around 9pm


12th March 2016

Private Wedding, Newcastle


2nd April 2016

Private Party, Newcastle


16th April 2016

Sage Gateshead International Jazz Festival

Performing on BBC Radio 3 Jazz Line Up Stage, including future broadcast.  5pm


28th May 2016

Whitley Bay Carnival from noon.

+ Private Wedding, Durham


11th June 2016

Private Wedding, Durham

16th June 2016

Private Event, Gateshead,

8th July 2016

Cumberland Arms, Byker, Newcastle

Fridays On The Terrace event.

Free. 6pm


10th July 2016

Private Wedding Party, Bamburgh

30th July 2016

Orange Pip Market, Baker Street, TS1 2LF Middlesbrough 2pm

26th August 2016

Ushaw Jazz Festival, Durham. DH7 9RH.  6pm start

Playing 6-8pm £5 (or £8 to see us + Zoe Gilby)

10th September 2016

Northumberland Park, North Shields.

1pm  Free


1st October 2016

Private Charity Event, Gosforth, Tyne & Wear

22nd October 2016

Private Wedding, Newcastle

7th December 2016

Laffs4kids event, Newcastle City Hall, Newcastle Upon Tyne

12th December 2016

People's Kitchen Christmas Party, Newcastle Upon Tyne

18th December 2016

Musicians Unlimited Big Band Christmas Party

Park Inn, Hartlepool, 4-6pm


28th February 2015

Private Corporate Event



21st March 2015

High Street Opening Event, Stockton on Tees




23rd May 2015

NMBB Horns at Whitley Bay Carnival Parade 11am



6th June 2015

Private Wedding



20th June 2015

Private Wedding



8th August 2015

Official Opening of Northumberland Park in North Shields

Band on 4.30pm in the Bandstand.  Free


Private Wedding



3rd October 2015

Boiler Shop Steamer, Stephenson's Boiler Shop, Sussex Street, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE1 3PD

3.15pm start.





20th November 2015

Ushaw College, Durham.  7.30pm


10th December 2015
Private Party


14th December 2015
People's Kitchen Christmas Party, Newcastle Upon Tyne


18th December 2015

Gala Theatre, Durham. 1pm







2014 Gigs

4th April 2014


Sage Gateshead International Jazz Festival Opening Band


Concourse  6.30pm  Free


6th April 2014


Boiler Shop Steamer 1st Birthday Bash,

Craig Charles Funk And Soul Show headlining.


Sussex Street, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE1 3PD

Event starts at 2pm, we're on at 4pm. All day ticket (£12/£15)


18th May 2014


Darlington Jazz Club, The Forum, Borough Rd, Darlington DL1 1SG




26th May 2014


Whitley Bay Carnival, Spanish City, The Promenade, Whitley Bay


1.30 & 3pm.  Free.



14th June 2014


150th Anniversary Northumberland Miner's Picnic, QEII Park, Woodhorn Colliery Museum, Ashington, NE63 9YF




6th July 2014



Hoochie Coochie, 54 Pilgrim St, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 6SF


5pm (£5)






13th July, 2014

Woodhorn’s Big Vintage Bash and Car Rally, QEII Park, Woodhorn Colliery Museum, Ashington, NE63 9YF




18th July 2014


Durham Brass Festival, The Gala Theatre

1 Millennium Pl, Durham DH1 1WA




1st August 2014


St Cuthbert's Centre, Crook, DL15 9DN




25th October 2014


Cartoon Mania, The 4th Annual Hallowe'en Fancy Dress Party

Star And Shadow Cinema, Newcastle, NE1 2NP

Doors 8pm. £8, £7, £6



26th October 2014


Jammin' For John.  A concert to celebrate the life of John Wheeler featuring many North East musicians. We're playing sometime between 3 and 4pm.

Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art, Gateshead Quays




28th November 2014

Screenage Kicks - widescreen immersive pop up cinema events in the North.

We're the band at the Wayne Manor Masked Ball, playing before and after the screening of Batman.

The Vermont Hotel, Newcastle upon Tyne. 7.30pm



6th December 2014

St Nicholas Winter Festival

Whitley Bay Market Place.  12.30pm.  Free

15th December 2014

Private Gig

31st December 2014

Newcastle's New Year's Eve Winter Carnival

Details to follow

2013 Gigs

5th May 2013   -  

Gateshead Beer Festival  (Gateshead Rugby Club,  Eastwood Gardens  Low Fell, Gateshead, NE9 5UB)

1:45pm start.  Ticketed.

25th May  2013   - 

Private  Wedding,  Barnard Castle. 

(invite only)

​​8th June 2013

The Boiler Shop Steamer, Stephenson's Boiler Room,Sussex Street, Newcastle upon Tyne,  NE1 3PD

2pm start

5th July  2013   -   

In Conjunction with 

​St. Cuthbert’s Centre, Crook, DL15 9DN

14th July 2013   -   Cumberland Arms, James Place Street, Byker,  NE6 1LD
8pm.  Free

16th Aug 2013

Whitley Bay Film Festival Opening Ceremony

The Dome, Spanish City, Whitley Bay


24th Aug  2013   - 

Private  Wedding,  Hexham. 

(invite only)

12th Sept  2013




5pm - 6pm

Closing Event for British Science Festival

Grey's Monument, Newcastle Upon Tyne



Holy Trinity Church, Matfen, NE20 0RL


Matfen Church's annual 'jazz' gig.
Tickets are available from (01661) 886853 or on the door.

22nd November 2013

Swish and Swing event @ Newcastle University, For students and Newcastle University staff only

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