Daily Archives: Thursday 17th November 2011

Nat King Cole Tribute Acts: Roy Hamilton

Do you like Nat King Cole? Roy Hamilton is one of the UK’s most sought after Nat King Cole tribute acts. He is an exceptionally talented entertainer and performer having worked with artistes like Alexander O’Neal, Robert Palmer, Toni Braxton, Phil Collins, Elvis Costello, Peter Andre, Edwin Starr, Courtney Pine,  Geno Washington, Joss Stone and Gabrielle. Roy has travelled all over the world throughout his career. He’s also been the voice behind many big brand television campaigns such as Motorola, Lucozade and Pepsi Cola.

His musical influences include Nat King Cole, Ray Charles, Louis Armstrong, Frank Sinatra, Ella Fitzgerald, Marvin Gaye, Curtis Mayfield and Sarah Vaughan. Roy is also an accomplished songwriter, producer and arranger and has worked on many projects for the BBC. As you can clearly see, he’s done a lot.

This Nat King Cole tribute show is being very well received by audiences everywhere.

Nat King Cole Tribute Acts: Roy Hamilton
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Bob Marley Tribute Bands: Zion

Bob Marley fans are in for a real treat with this excellent Bob Marley tribute band. Zion present a one of a kind show, up to two hours of Marley’s biggest hits. You will leave feeling uplifted and totally re-energized by the music of this reggae master. The lead singer (Leroy Peters) came over to England from St. Lucia in 1977, the year that “Exodus” was released to the masses. Music has been his life, he studied music and performing arts at school and college. He knew from a very young age that he wanted to be on stage. His dream came true, Zion have performed at hundreds of shows throughout the UK and across Europe for many years now.  

This awesome 9 piece band capture the essence of Bob Marley including a full recreation of the three I’s and, where possible, a full video projection showing the legend himself. The full Bob Marley back catalogue is covered in this 2 hour extravaganza. Let Zion take you on your own magical reggae journey, there’s nothing else like it anywhere.

The band is made up of professional musicians and includes a full brass section and female backing singers to present a truly authentic Bob Marley experience.

Leroy Peters – Vocals / Guitar
Karleen Gomez / Khialah Wilson – Backing Vocalists
Nicky Beckitt – Bass Guitar
Mick Rheinprect – Drums
Bernhardt Rass – Percussion
Jonny Tango – Hammond / Keys
Jonny Murphy – Audio/Video Technician
Paul Scott – Musical Director – Sax / Guitar / Backing Vocals

Clients Include:
Haven Holidays
Bourne Leisure
Indie Guitar Festival
The Broadway Theatre Peterborough
The Pavillion Theatre Worthing
The Bacon Theatre Cheltenham
The Palace Theatre Nottingham
The Pavillion Theatre Rhyl
The Opera House Buxton
The Corn Exchange Kent
The Land Mark Theatre Devon
Towngate Theatre Essex
Music Live Festival Middlesbrough
The Harlequin Theatre Surrey

Song List:
Jammin
Exodus
Buffallo Soldier
Iron Lion Zion
I Shot The Sheriff
War
Get Up Stand Up
Lively Up Yourself
Trenchtown Rock
No Woman No Cry
Natural Mystic
Stir It Up
Three Little Birds
One Love
Wait In Vain
Satisfy My Soul
Is This Love
Could You Be Loved
Small Axe
Who The Cap Fits
Turn Your Lights Down Low
Easy Skankin’
Zion Train
Concrete Jungle

Reviews:
“A truly spectacular show, a massive band and a full video show including Bob himself, what can I say…thanks lads and lasses. You are awesome” – Becky Leckleworth

“What a fantastic show, the band delivered in spades, I counted nine on stage, great visuals. The band were a pleasure to work with, totally professional and attentive to my requirements. I thoroughly recommend this show to anyone wanting to create a great party vibe with an authentic sound” – Mark Shipmen

“Rip roaring, dynamic and truly authentic, this is the closest you’re gonna get to Bob Marley Live!” – Jimmy G

“Without doubt the most professional show and people we’ve dealt with for a long time, the audience couldn’t get enough, they are already booked back” – Ivor Llewelyn

“Truly inspiring, a great night of Marley magic, unbelievable” – Tarquin Otterby Music Live Festival

“A fantastic evening of uplifting songs and a frontman who shines like a true star. Zion had the audience dancing in the aisles!” – Terry Basset (Forum Theatre)

Bob Marley Tribute Bands: Zion
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