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​CODA - a Tribute to Led Zeppelin are Europe's most authentic and exciting Led Zeppelin tribute band, replicating the sounds and sights of a typical Led Zep show like no other Zeppelin tribute band in the UK. They are the only proper four-piece Led Zeppelin tribute band in Europe that looks and sounds as close to Led Zeppelin as possible, featuring authentic-looking and sounding instruments as well as incredible, hand-made replica costumes that will take you back to the time when the Gods of ROCK ruled the world!

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The billy thompson band

After reaching the final of the Young Jazz Musician of the Year competitions in both ‘96 & ’98, Billy became an integral member of seminal English Jazz/Rock outfit Barbara Thompson’s Paraphernalia with Jon Hiseman on drums. Billy has headlined twice at Ronnie Scott’s with Paraphernalia and toured Europe extensively featuring on 5 albums. 2008 also saw a tour of Japan with these incredible musicians. Comprising of Billy on Violin, Ivor Aldred on harmonica, Neil Browning guitar and accordian, Eryl Jones on guitar, mandolin and vocals and Greg Robley on bass, the Billy Thompson Band are thought of locally as being the foremost gypsy swing band in Wales, if not the UK. Having first performed at Mach 1 and after a 5 year break, it's a huge pleasure to have them back at BIG Mach.

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Seamus o'hara and the megadeath morrismen

What they say

"Our Mission is quite simply to make people dance and laugh! If you leave a Shamus gig dripping in sweat & a huge grin on your face we consider it job done!"

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dorchester duo

Professional musicians Charlie James (guitar) and Sharon Chloe (violin) formed The Dorchester Duo in 2008 after meeting at a live music event; one of our first performances was in the stunning Dorchester Abbey in Oxfordshire – hence the name – and in the intervening years we’ve gone on to perform at festivals, concerts, corporate events, private parties and weddings throughout the UK.  Classically trained, we share a love of all genres of music, combining classical pieces with rock and heavy metal, and our repertoire includes songs by Metallica, The Manic Street Preachers, U2, Shinedown, Led Zeppelin and others, which adapt well to violin and guitar.  We perform on electro-acoustic instruments which enable the unique sonorous beauty of the violin and guitar to be heard at an arena-sized volume!

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aziz ibrahim

Aziz-Ur-Rahman Ibrahim is a British musician. He was born in Longsight, Manchester to Pakistani parents and is best known for his work as guitarist with Simply RedThe Stone Roses and their former vocalist Ian Brown in whose band he regularly performs – both in the studio and live. He is also a member of the H Band with Marillion's lead singer Steve Hogarth and is involved in the writing of the second H Band album. He has also worked with Paul Weller, Steven Wilson and Asia. Aziz is reputedly one of the finest solo guitarists of his generation with special reference to his experimental work.

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