About The Mods
The Mods came together in the 90s as a group of
professional session musicians ‘keeping their hands in’ between tours.
1st class musicianship, spirit, fun & entertainment guaranteed.
Expect classics from the 60s and early 70s
that encapsulate the true essence of Mod music and it's evolution.
We perform classics from: The Who, The Small Faces, The Kinks, Toots and The Maytals,
Desmond Dekker, The Spencer Davies Group, Stevie Winwood, The Rolling Stones,
Booker T and the MG's, Manfredd Mann, The Yardbirds, The Animals, Jimi Hendrix ( occaisionally)
The Mods have toured all over the UK and Europe playing theatres, clubs and festivals. They have been commissioned by the rich & famous for numerous exclusive private parties. The Mods played residencies at the exclusive ‘Le Moods club’ in Monaco. They have headlined The Harley Davidson Euro Festival & other Harley events including Austria, St Tropez & Silverstone. Expect classics from the 60s and early seventies that encapsulate the true essence of Mod music and it's evolution through the late 60's summer of love into the heavier 70's. The Who, Small Faces, The Kinks, Toots and The Maytals, Desmond Dekker, Spencer Davies, Stevie Winwood, The Stones, The Beatles, Booker T and The MG's, Manfredd Mann, Yardbirds, The Animals, Led Zeppelin, Jimi Hendrix, Argent, Stevie Wonder, Otis Redding, Willson Pickett, Joe Tex, The Blues Brothers, James Brown, sam and Dave, Arthur Conley, Junior Walker, KC and the Sunshine Band, Wild Cherry, The Showstoppers, Ray Charles, Etta James....this list could be endless.
An amazing band made up of amazing musicians that have worked with the following artistes:Queen, Paul Rogers, Chaka Khan, Fish, Annie Lennox, Paul Young, Bob Geldof, Tina Turner, Pete Townshend, Deborah Harry, Rick Wakeman, Ian Dury, Bill Wyman, Jeff Beck, Nile Rogers, Steve Strange, Spear of Destiny, The Fun Lovin Criminals, Bruce Springsteen, Dave Gilmour, Foo Fighters, Elton John, Paul Young, Roger Chapman, Iron Maiden, Sam Fox, The Bonzo Dog Doo Dah Band, Midge Ure, Amy Winehouse, Leona Lewis, Jack Bruce, Kiki Dee, Steve Lukather, Ronan Keating, Mel C, Peter Gabriel, Rhino ,Toyah, Roy Wood, Judy Tzuke, Phil Manzenera, Steve Ellis, Keith Richards, Ronnie Wood, Bill Wyman, Mark King, Roger Daltry, Aretha Franklin, The Boomtown Rats, Duran Duran, Bowie, Dexy's Midnight Runners, Paul McCartney, George Michael, Voyager, Marillion, Mike Oldfield, Judie Tzuke, Joan Armatrading, and... Many, many more.
• Mickey Simmonds - Keyboards
• Johnny Marter - Drums
• John Kennard - Guitar
• Steve Barnacle - Bass
From time to time it is necessary to use a dep when other band members have prior commitments - we draw on a very experienced collective.