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Buy tickets to see Mama at The Trades, Rotherham. Saturday 6th December 2014!Mama, the UK’s all era Genesis tribute band will be performing their final show of 2014 at The Trades in Rotherham!

Seems we managed to con JW into writing us a new website update because it’s been so long since we last updated it! Take it away JW!

The final show of 2014 is upon us. Thanks to all who came to The Met in Bury for making that a truly memorable night for the band. This weekend we are at The Trades in Rotherham. Tickets are selling well and the venue have advised us that they do tend to get a lot of people wishing to pay on the door on the night of the show so please get there early if you are thinking of attending. Better still, book your tickets in advance right now! You can book tickets on the WeGotTickets website.

Roll on 2015!

Looking forward to 2015, it looks like a great year for Genesis fans with Mike & The Mechanics touring and now Steve Hackett has announced his 2015 tour. Full details of these tours can be found on the Mike & The Mechanics website along with the Steve Hackett website. For our part, 2014 has been a great year for the band and 2015 looks like being an even better one with return shows booked at The Citadel (St. Helens), The Met (Bury), Theatre On The Steps (Bridgnorth), The Cavern (Liverpool) and many more venues. Also we are spreading our wings with some shows in Essex, Sussex, Scotland and a new Newcastle venture. We have some new Genesis songs in the pipeline which we know you are going to love so keep an eye on the site. A live CD and our long awaited DVD / Blu-ray Disc will be released next year too.

Delving into the video archive, here’s Mama performing Duchess at Thornton Little Theatre, 2014:

New guitarist? Old guitarist?

Some news we can announce is that Mark has decided he loves playing Genesis music so much he is unable to tear himself away from the band so he will be staying with us for 2015. We are thrilled at this news.

We know that the reason you guys enjoy what we do is that you are Genesis fans first and foremost and that always helps when the hours are long and we get home at 4:00am after a show. We are fans playing for fans and the response you all give us, not just by coming to the shows but by the many messages on our Facebook page and support in Genesis forums makes it all worth while. Thanks to you guys for allowing us to continue.

A very Perry thank you!

Last but not least we wanted to say another thank you to our ex-bassist Dave Perry for all that he did for us during his time with the band. Thanks matey!

Happy Christmas and all the very best for 2015 from all of us here at Mama HQ!

John W, John C, James, Marko, Dave, Andrew, Jan, Jules

Tickets for The Met at Bury

Mama, Genesis Tribute Band. The Met, Bury, 15th November!Mama, the UK’s all era Genesis tribute band today releases three new videos from Blackburn 2014

It’s time for some more live videos people! But first, we need to tell you about our next two shows.

The first is on Saturday 15th November 2014 at The Met in Bury. This show has been on sale for a while now and already we’ve sold around two thirds of the tickets (actually, that figure is three days old). So, if you’d like to see Mama perform one last time in the North West before we head to Yorkshire for our final show of the year, this is the one to go to. Buy your tickets on The Met website now.

Last show of 2014

We haven’t much covered Yorkshire in the past, largely because it’s hard to find good venues when we are not familiar with the area. However, we think we’ve found one in The Trades, Rotherham. On Saturday 6th December 2014, we will be performing our final 2014 tour show at this venue and that’s it until late January, where we will likely have a different show or at least a hugely revised set list. Want tickets? Head over to The Trades website and purchase them.

Videos come in threes, it would appear?

Continuing our effort to release all the tracks from our recent Blackburn show on video, we’ve decided on tracks four, five and six. First up is Selling England, which leads into Carpet Crawl (so it’s actually two tracks I suppose):
 

 

No Son Of Ours

No Son Of Mine is next up. Again, recorded at Blackburn.
 

 

So it’s FIVE tracks really?

Well, I guess you could say we are actually releasing five tracks today. Bringing us to a close is our version of Many Too Many which leads right into Musical Box. These two tracks always go down very well, we presume because Many Too Many was never performed live by Genesis themselves and Musical Box is, well, it’s Musical Box init?
 

 

Let us send you emails from time to time

As you may know, the show that Mama puts on is quite expensive for us. We have to pay out for venue hire and all our advertising and promotion. Sometimes we also have to pay for hotels for the entire band and crew. A show like our recent road trip to Islington can often cost us way over £1,000.00 even before we’ve sold a single ticket (which is why we find it hard to cover far away places with shows).

Mama at The Met, Bury

We think our show is great quality for the price of the tickets but to make it work, we have to sell as many tickets as possible. This means we need to spread the word as far and as fast as possible, to all Genesis and live music fans. Our email newsletter is one of the only free methods we have for promoting our shows to our audience. The more people we can reach, the more will come to our shows. The more tickets we sell, the more likely it is that we can put the show into places we have not yet visited. You can sign up for our email newsletter below, simply by putting your first name and email address into the boxes, clicking Subscribe and then clicking the link in the confirmation email we send you:

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We hope to see some of you in Bury and Rotherham before 2014 is all but over.

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.

 

NEW VIDEOS: Blackburn 2014

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.  :-)