The Grey Café Band – Rock Covers Band

We are a four piece classic rock and pop covers band, based in and around Derby, UK and are available to play for both pub and clubs gigs, as well as private parties, social events, corporate functions.

We bring professional musicianship to any occassion, with an energetic show of classic guitar driven songs from across the past four decades.  With both indoor and outdoor PA and Lighting rigs, we have played to audiences from 20 people to nearly 1000, from small intimate venues to larger outdoor mini festivals.

The Bands History

So, there’s been a fair amount of drama and activity in the band in it’s short life time. Original members reduced, new people came and went (all for various reasons) until the first ‘gigging‘ incarnation of the band came into shape mid 2015. After some great gigs and getting our ‘toes wet’ so to speak, we had a few changes in the band again, until we arrived at the line up we have today. All fine musicians, eager to put on a great show and take Grey Café forward.

What People Are Saying

GREAT NIGHT!
Thanks very much Grey Café!!

Jill – Deputy Landlady, The Spanish Bar, Ilkeston

BAR STAFF WERE DANCING ALL NIGHT!
Great night, thank you – Come back next year?!!

Claire – Landlady, New Woodpecker, Mackworth

JUST BRILLIANT – MADE THE EVENT!
You guys were brilliant – can we book you next year!!

Richard – Event Organiser, Wilne Water Sports Club

DANCING ON THE TABLES – AMAZING!
Nailed it guys – Great rock band!

The Harrington Beer Festival

FANTASTIC – GREAT TURN OUT, GREAT MUSIC
We had a great night, the place was busy and jumping with plenty of beer flowing!

The Chequers, Breaston

WHAT A FANTASTIC NIGHT with GREY CAFE!!!!
A BIG THANK-YOU TO BERNI RAESIDE & THE REST OF THE BAND FOR A FAB GIG. Can’t wait to have you back again….

The Tudor Hotel

THIRD TIME WE HAVE BOOKED YOU IN 12 MONTHS – GREAT NIGHT!!!!
Great fun and great to see some classic old rock songs being given the acoustic treatment!

The Dragon, Willington

Where We're Playing

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Mark Taylor
Mark Taylor
2018-02-07T12:44:37+0000
Linda Hares
Linda Hares
2018-01-31T16:36:52+0000
Excellent band. I have seen them many times, sound and atmosphere always good.
Stewart Bell
Stewart Bell
2018-01-28T20:12:38+0000
A great band, very tight, awesome sound for any rocking occasion. Highly recommended A+
Michele Harcourt
Michele Harcourt
2018-01-28T19:50:01+0000
Really a good bunch of guys , been to see this band on many occasions, if you want good music and a good night out then these guys are the one to see . Five star rating for me
Daniel Gordon
Daniel Gordon
2018-01-28T19:44:51+0000
Great band with a class set list! Loved watching them!
Berni Raeside
Berni Raeside
2018-01-28T19:44:06+0000
Brilliant live band, never fails to disappoint - cracking tunes and extremely talented musicians. Always gets the room bouncing, don’t miss them if they are playing near you
Dannii Martin
Dannii Martin
2018-01-28T19:43:42+0000
Saw this band play at a family friendly event and my then 8 month old loved it and was even dancing to the songs. A great selection of songs that will have you up dancing. Highly recommend you go and watch them.
Ian Dack
Ian Dack
2018-01-28T19:40:33+0000
Top band, go and see them for a great night out.
Stuart Black
Stuart Black
2018-01-28T19:33:14+0000
Great band, excellent for those who like to party
Phebe Mason
Phebe Mason
2018-01-28T19:32:10+0000
Really talented bunch of guys and a great varied set, was dancing all night when I saw them! Looking forward to seeing them at another gig soon.
Amie Louise Pettitt
Amie Louise Pettitt
2018-01-28T19:29:25+0000
Brilliant line up of songs, very talented bunch of guys! The Grey Café Band know how to put on a good show and get everyone involved. Highly recommend band!
Owen Aldridge
Owen Aldridge
2018-01-28T19:29:10+0000
Great band, never fail to entertain! Would like to see at some more venues in the future!
Dave Martin
Dave Martin
2018-01-28T19:27:26+0000
I saw these guys play a few months ago and they were great. Really enjoyed the wide selection of songs in the set and there was something for everyone. Musically they were brilliant - really professional set up. Really looking forward to catching them at another gig soon.
Denise Pettitt
Denise Pettitt
2018-01-28T19:25:50+0000
Excellent rock covers band! Have not missed a gig yet!
Gillian Sharpe
Gillian Sharpe
2018-01-28T11:37:11+0000
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Introducing The Band

Steve Pettitt

Steve Pettitt

Guitar & Vocals

With big influences from a more blues rock background, Steve shares the vocal work with Gaz and provides rhythm guitars.

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Gaz Taylor

Gaz Taylor

Lead Guitar & Vocals

A true ‘Classic Rocker’, Gaz is one of the regions finest lead guitar players, and has worked alongside names like Def Leppard and Saxon in the early 80s.

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Ada Sharp

Ada Sharp

Bass Guitar & Gear

Bringing the bass and ‘the gear‘ to the band, Ada is an excellent bassplayer and true ‘gear head’!

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Baz Baskill

Baz Baskill

Drums & Percussion

Professional drum instructor and local music store owner, Baz provides the bands rhythmic backbone.

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