Tribute acts these days come in all shapes, sizes and genres. Gone are the days when there was only Abba and Elvis acts on the circuit. We have 100s of different tributes on the Freak Music tribute roster from Olly Murs through Queen and even the odd Dolly Parton. And no, I don’t mean Dolly Parton is odd.
Mike Hyde is a bloke we’ve been working with for years and he has a raft of tribute acts he sends all over the UK for gigs and a few of the acts are performing at some events in the next few months:
Sun 11th June – Staffordshire Showground – The Amazing Blues Brothers (4-piece)
Sat 17th June – Trentham Gardens, Stoke – Ska Madness (live band)
Sat 15th July – Little Aston, Party In The Park – The Amazing Blues Brothers (with live band)
Sat 22nd July – Whitby Rising festival – The Gary Barlow Experience (solo)
Sun 30th July – Sewerby Gala, Bridlington – The Gary Barlow Experience (solo); The Amazing Blues Brothers (duo); Ska Madness (duo)
The Amazing Blues Brothers (main pic) are the UK’s premier Blues Brothers tribute show! Classic songs, sensational performers and a show that’s on mission from God! All this and more is packed in to this superb high octane, foot-pounding production, as these two fabulous singers recreate the magic of The Blues Brothers! After wowing sell-out crowds all across the globe, now is your chance to see the very best Blues Brothers tribute in the UK. Featuring countless Rhythm n Blues classics, plus all the hit songs from the legendary movie, including Everybody Needs Somebody, Gimme Sum Lovin’, Rawhide and Sweet Home Chicago.
The nutty boys are back in town in the shape of Ska Madness! (above) Madness and their Ska brethren redefined music in the 80’s, with classic songs, boundless energy and an attitude to match! Now this fantastic show brings you back to those days – the music, the magic, the Madness… This is a show that jumps out and grabs you by the scruff of the neck. Featuring all your favourite Madness tracks, like House Of Fun, It Must Be Love and Our House, as well as hits from other iconic Ska bands, like The Specials and Bad Manners. So put on your Baggy Trousers, come along and Enjoy Yourself… it’s later than you think!
Mike Hyde (below) is a solo tribute the national treasure that is Gary Barlow. Performing hit from Gary’s days with Take That, all eras and of course his solo material like Let Me Go and Since I Saw You Last, as well as Take That classics like Greatest Day and Back For Good. Mike has been performing professionally for over fifteen years and brings a wealth of experience to the show and can be booked as a solo act with backing tracks or with a live band.