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Mama at The Citadel, St. HelensMama release videos of their recent show in Blackburn, featuring Behind The Lines & I Know What I Like

Today we have two new videos for you. We’re featuring the first track from our recent Blackburn show, along with the last track we performed, from our Blackburn show.

St. Helens

Before we get to the videos though, we thought we’d put out a quick reminder for our next two shows which are coming up fast on the same weekend. First up is The Citadel in St. Helens. This show is on Friday 10th October – that’s a mere three days away! If you haven’t got your tickets yet, head over to The Citadel website and buy them.

Bromley Cross, Bolton

Our next show after St. Helens is the very next evening. We’ll be at The Railway in Bromley Cross, Bolton. This is sort of a local gig for us, so we are expecting a fairly packed night. If you want to get in, we strongly recommend getting your tickets in advance. You can find out how, by visiting The Railway website.

Here’s the first video…. Featuring our new bass player David! It’s Behind The Lines.

 

 

And our second video for today, again featuring David on bass, it’s I Know What I Like.

 

 

Mama at The Railway, Bromley Cross

Don’t forget to book your tickets now for the next two shows! Otherwise, you may just not be able to get into the venues! We hope to see some of you there. Please share this post on Facebook and Twitter using the share buttons below. Thanks.  :-)

 

Mama at The Citadel, St. HelensMama, the UK’s all era Genesis tribute band to perform their 2014 tour show at The Citadel in St. Helens and The Railway in Bolton!

We’re back from a great show in Rugby at The Benn Hall. Special thanks to everyone who came to see us, both regulars, first timers and multiple timers. Want to know what people said about the show?

Great gig… new bassist slotted in just right (I must admit I was worried about staff changes prior to the gig).
Darren – Facebook

Cheers for a great time. 1st time and I will be back.
Alison – Facebook

First time for me too and I was blown away! Anybody who has any interest in Genesis couldn’t fail to be impressed. Cheers.
Soggy – Facebook

Tremendous gig… thanks to all of you.
Jeremy – Facebook

Having seen Genesis live before, wasn’t sure what to expect from a tribute band. To state that I was blown away, would be an understatement. You are, collectively brilliant. Many thanks for a FANTASTIC show at the Benn Hall in Rugby last night. If you would like to use this quote from me, please do so. As an avid fan, you were BRILLIANT. CAN’T WAIT TO MEET YOU NEXT TIME. Thanks for a great time.
John – Email

Fantastic gig again! 2nd time for us, deffo be seeing you again in our Mama tee shirts! Well worth the journey from South Wales to see you.
Judith – Facebook

Brilliant night in Rugby best gig we’ve seen for a long time.
Roy – Facebook

Just got back home after a brilliant show at Benn Hall – guys, you were amazing. Thanks from Alan, Toni & Abbie.
Alan, Tony & Abbie – Facebook

I think we got a YES vote!  :-)

Mama at The Railway, Bromley CrossThe next show? Why, that would be THE CITADEL followed by THE RAILWAY!

Onwards and upwards, our next show is at The Citadel in St. Helens on Friday 10th October. Last time we visited this venue, the atmosphere was to die for! Such a great audience. So, if you’re thinking of coming down, buy your tickets online from The Citadel website. The day after our St. Helens show, we have another show in Bolton at The Railway, Bromley Cross! In the meantime, here’s a couple of videos to show you what you might see at those shows:

 

 

The next video was hard to choose. We’ve already shared virtually the entire first half performance from our show at Thornton Little Theatre a few weeks ago. So we decided on this one, featuring Mr. James Cooper on the drums!

 

Mama at The Citadel, St. HelensHere’s hoping we see some of you at The Citadel in St. Helens or Bolton. Do come and say hello to us if you’re in the building. As always, we’d love a share on your Facebook timeline and a tweet if you’re so inclined. You can easily share this page on various websites, using the buttons below. Alternatively, leave us a comment below to let us know what you think of the videos.

 

Buy tickets for Mama at Benn Hall, RugbyMama, the UK’s all era Genesis tribute band today releases several new videos from our Blackburn 2014 show!

Welcome back to the Mama website! It’s less than three days to our next show which is at Benn Hall in Rugby. This is a new venue for the band, so we’re hoping and praying that we get a good audience. Tickets are selling faster now, so if you’re thinking of coming down, we would suggest you buy today. To get tickets, visit the Benn Hall website. Tickets are priced at £15.00 with a small booking fee. You can also reach the booking website by clicking the ad to the right.

This show will feature our full light show and it’s the second show to feature our new bass player David.

New Video: Ripples

We had been in the process of releasing videos of most of the tracks we performed at our Thornton Little Theatre show a few months back, but as we have a new band member onboard, we decided to continue by releasing the second half of the show as filmed at Thwaites Empire Theatre in Blackburn last Saturday. To kick us off today, we’ve got Ripples, which we didn’t include in our Thornton releases here, here, here and here. Enjoy!

New Video: Mama

Next up, we have Mama. I think this is a band favourite, not just because we took our name from it!

New Video: In The Cage Medley & Afterglow

This one is always a mammoth task to play live and it’s possibly one of the highlights of our show currently. Here’s the full version of In The Cage Medley with Afterglow tagged on the end for good measure.

 New Video: Los Endos

The last video we have for you is Los Endos. I guess today, we are featuring some of the older Genesis material that we perform.

We may post some more videos tomorrow, depending on how much time we get to put a new website post together (no promises!).

Buy tickets for Mama at Benn Hall, Rugby

Don’t forget, tickets are on sale for Benn Hall in Rugby this Friday (26th Sept 2014) so you need to buy yours now. As always, we’d love to hear your comments on our videos by posting below and we’d be really appreciative if you could share this page on Facebook using the buttons below. Thanks.  :-)

Buy tickets for Mama @ Thwaites Empire Theatre, BlackburnMama, the UK’s all era Genesis tribute band today releases two new videos from our Thornton 2014 show!

Welcome back to the Mama website! It’s less than two weeks to our next show which is at Thwaites Empire Theatre in Blackburn. We’ve been doing shows at this delightful theatre ever since we started Mama and it always proves to be a great audience and hence a great show. If you want tickets, head over to the Thwaites Empire website and purchase them by clicking the ad on the right hand side. This show will feature our full light show and it’s also an extra special show because it will be the first outing of our new bass player David. Due to various things happening at Mama HQ recently, we’ve had no time to rehearse with David, so it’s going to be a baptism of fire for him. He’s going to need all the support he can get, but we’re confident he’s got what it takes!

New Video: Land of Confusion

It’s been a while since we released some videos from our recent shows. The last show we had some good cameras at was in Thornton Little Theatre and we’ve been releasing most of the footage in posts just like this, on our website. To kick us off today, we’ve got Land of Confusion. Enjoy!
 

 

New Video: Domino

Next in line…. Did you see what I did there? Domino!
 

 
Don’t forget, tickets are on sale for Thwaites Empire in Blackburn so you need to snap them up while they’re still available. As always, we’d love to hear your comments on our videos by posting below and we’d be really appreciative if you could share this page on Facebook using the buttons below. Thanks.  :-)

Marko - Guitars, Mama Genesis TributeMama, the UK’s all era Genesis tribute band seeks new guitarist!

Thanks to everyone who came to see us on the main stage at Tribfest 2014. Also thanks to everyone for making the trip up to Newcastle for our last show. Both shows were great by our reckoning and we hope you all enjoyed our take on Genesis. We’ll have some photos from Tribfest 2014 to show you soon. In the meantime, we have news….

Mama Needs You!

Today we a saddened to announce that our friend and Mama guitarist Marko has had to give notice that he is to leave the band after our show at The Met in Bury, November. Like all of us Marko loves the music of Genesis and loves his involvement with all things Mama, but has struggled for some time to dedicate the amount of time required to our project. As he says himself:

“I can echo Dave Perry’s words in saying that Mama is the best band I’ve ever been in and am ever likely to be in. People ask me if I struggle with the fact that I live over 250 miles away from the bands’ base in the North West and the honest answer has always been that the driving rarely bothers me at all. It’s more than worth it to be involved with such great music and such an amazing group of talented people, people who have become my best friends in the world over the past few years.”

“But for me there’s always been a ‘double whammy’ of large distances to travel and longer hours away from home than the rest of the band. Most of my income comes from being self employed as a photographer and this means working when the work’s available, not just Monday to Friday. This has often meant having to refuse photography work when it clashed with a gig.”

“We earn a little money from the band but not enough to match what I lose from missing photographic / employed work and with a young family to support, it’s time to focus on this. I will certainly ‘dep’ for the new guy occasionally if asked and will be straight back again if I ever win the lottery! I think whoever gets the position of the new guitarist will be one of the luckiest guys (or girls!) on the tribute scene. You’ll join a group of people driven to musical perfection, who also happen to be genuinely fond of each other. That’s a rare thing on the music scene in my experience.”

“PLEASE support Mama! Tell your friends. Attend as many concerts as you can. DONT LOSE THE EXPERIENCE OF KEEPING THE BEST PLAYED GENESIS MUSIC ‘LIVE’. And finally, thanks to EVERYONE…. It’s been amazing! :-)

If you would like to apply for the role of guitarist with Mama, please drop us an email to guitarist@mama-genesis.co.uk giving us a bit of detail about yourself, your equipment, your interest in Genesis and anything else you’d like to mention. We are looking for North West based musicians that are passionate about performing the music of Genesis live. Also, we would like to see any YouTube clips or listen to audio you might have posted online, so links would be appreciated. We are hoping to fill the role before the end of 2014 so whilst we don’t have an official closing date for applications, you do need to get your skates on. There’s lots of Genesis music to learn!  :-)

If you would like to wish Marko well, feel free to post your comments below. He’s sure to read them. If you would like to know more about Marko’s photography, check out the MkCo Photo Design website.