The Mothers 

York's Popular Covers Band

MEET THE BAND

 Robert Hughes – vocals

 

There is never a lull in the evening with Robert at the mike!  Our charismatic frontman makes every performance irresistible to watch and will keep everyone entertained throughout your event. As well as leading The Mothers, Robert is also the front man for We Could be Astronauts with whom he's performed at T in the Park and reached the International Final of Surface Festival in 2013.

 

Rob Wilson - guitar and backing vocals

 

Rob has been playing gigs for 25 years, including  venues such as Ronnie Scott's in London and Manchester Apollo, as well as two sell out gigs at Fibbers in York with Rick Whitter and the Dukes. He is a published songwriter, has sessioned on several albums and EPs over the years and has also released his own material with various projects covering many genres. Rob is also a bass and guitar teacher in York.

 

Stuart Fletcher - bass guitar

 

Stuart has been performing in local York bands since the age of 11 and as bassist with The Seahorses, he scored a UK number one album which spawned three UK top 10 singles and saw the band tour extensively throughout Europe, America and Japan, landing support slots with The Rolling Stones, U2 and Oasis, as well as making TV appearances on Later with Jools Holland, TFI Friday, MTV, Top of the Pops, and main stage appearances at all the major festivals.

 

Stuart was also a session bassist for the Happy Mondays and has toured with Oasis, including two nights at Wembley Stadium, as well as Glastonbury’s main stage and the Witness festival in Ireland. He’s played two sell-out shows at the Bowery Ballroom, New York with Saint Etienne as a performer on their American tour and later the Smash Hits Poll Winner’s Party with The Calling. Stuart is also the bassist for We could be Astronauts, Hijak Oscar, still supports Chris Helme and has just returned from a European Tour with Dave Kerzner band.

 

 

Dave Hartley – drums

 

Dave brings to the band an enthusiastic flair and brilliant experinece. He has drummed with many bands, including Hijak Oscar - who have released two albums and sold over 10,000 copies and headlined at Fibbers - and also plays with We Could be Astronauts; performing at T in the Park, numberous 02 Arenas across the country, Cambridge Rock Festival and the Galtres Festival.


PLEASE NOTE: THE LINE UP MAY VARY DEPENDING ON THE AVAILABILITY OF INDIVIDUAL BAND MEMBERS


To book The Mothers for your party, wedding or event, please contact Gill on 07800 599301 or email themothersband@live.com

 

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