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The Modest



  • 3 piece MOD tribute band
  • A range of mod, soul and Northern Soul classics
  • Exciting and energetic performers in stylish suits
  • professional, friendly, helpful and reliable


The band are based in the East Midlands and regularly gig locally and further-afield. They frequently play in the West Midlands, South Yorkshire, Lancashire and Staffordshire. They are, however, willing to travel to any locality.

Standard Set Times

  • 2 x 60 minutes but they can be flexible

About this Act

The Modest are a powerful and exciting three-piece band that perform mod classics, soul and Northern soul. Although they are a relatively new act, their first gig was in November 2010 supporting Bruce Foxton From The Jam at Derby Assembly Rooms, they have gone from strength to strength and are gaining an excellent reputation as a band.

All three band member have a wealth of experience including tours of the UK, Europe, Middle East and the USA and in addition to this have individually appeared on many album releases both in Europe and US. They have also performed on TV including Ant and Dec and Noels House Party.

The Modest are often praised for their brilliant choice of material and are becoming known for playing those great tracks you thought you had forgotten. If you want a break from the usual and love to dance, choose The Modest!

Set List

The Who, Can't Explain
The Who, Substitute
The Who, The Kids Are Alright
The Small Faces, What'cha Gonna Do About It?
The Small Faces, Sha-La-La-La-Lee
The Small Faces, All or Nothing
The Small Faces, Itchycoo Park
The Kinks,You Really Got Me
The Kinks,All Day and All of the Night
The Kinks, Sunny Afternoon
The Kinks (The Jam), David Watts
Spencer Davis Group, I'm A Man
Spencer Davis Group, Keep on Running
The Equals, Baby Come Back
The Box Tops, The Letter

Bob and Earl (The Action), Harlem Shuffle
The Coasters (The Lambrettas), Poison Ivy
The Temptations, Ain't Too Proud To Beg
The Temptations, Get Ready
Wilson Pickett, In The Midnight Hour
Wilson Pickett(The Action), Land of a 1000 Dances
Sam & Dave, Hold On I'm Coming
Eddie Floyd, Knock on Wood
Martha & the Vandellas, (Love is like a) Heatwave

The Contours, Do You Love Me
Dobie Gray, Out On The Floor
Gloria Jones, Tainted Love
Chuck Wood (Dexy's Midnight Runners), Seven Days Too Long
Al Wilson, The Snake
Frank Wilson, Do I Love You
R Dean Taylor, Ghost In My House
Arthur Conley, Sweet Soul Music
Johnny Johnson and the bandwagon, (Dexy's Midnight Runners), Breaking Down the Walls Of Heartache

The Jam, Start!
The Jam, Town Called Malice
The Jam, David Watts
The Jam, Eton Rifles
The Jam, Going Underground
The Jam, That's Entertainment


  • 3 piece consisting of guitar/vocal, bass/vocal and drum kit/vocal


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