Archive for June, 2014

Tickets On Sale For Lowton Show!

Mama, live in Lowton!Mama, the UK’s all era Genesis tribute band release two new tracks recorded live from the sound desk at O2 Academy Islington


Thanks to everyone who came to see our show at O2 Academy Islington. We had a great night despite the rush to get out at the end so that we could be out of the local emissions zone before our pass ran out. Luckily, we made it! Our next show is in Lowton at The Rose Centre (formerly Lowton Civic Hall) on Saturday 12th July 2014. Tickets are now on sale for this show, priced £15.00 plus the booking fee. Tickets will also be on sale on the night priced £17.00. You can buy tickets online from the EventBrite box office.

Free tracks to download

This week, we’ve got two tracks to share with you. Both of these tracks were recorded straight from our sound desk at London’s O2 Academy Islington. First up, we have Fading Lights:

The next track we’re going to share is our version of Carpet Crawl, which we normally tag Selling England By The Pound to the front of. We’ve included both for your pleasure:

A new bass player

In other news, we will shortly be closing our recruitment process for the bass player position within Mama. We’ve had lots of interest from all over the North West and so if you’re interested in the gig, get your application in fast! Really fast! You can apply by contacting us through our Contact page on this very website, telling us a bit about yourself and sending us some links to online audio and video of yourself in action.

Buy tickets for Mama at Lowton Civic Hall!

Other shows coming up

Don’t forget, we have other shows coming up in the near future. If you’re not able to get to Lowton to see the band in a couple of weeks, you can also catch the band in Thornton-Cleveleys and Warrington. For a full list of our shows, please check our gig page.

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Band Lineup Change

Dave - Bass for MamaMama, the UK’s all era Genesis tribute band is today seeking a new member!

It is with great sadness that Mama wish to announce that our bassist Dave Perry will be leaving the band in September. Since joining the band, Dave’s business has taken off and the demands on his time have become too great for him to continue in his role as bass player. We will all miss him and we would like to thank Dave for all his hard work not only learning and playing the songs, but the hours and hours he spent improving the lights for the band. We have had some great times together and there is no animosity whatsoever in this decision. It is not impossible that you will see him on stage with Mama again after his departure, should we need a dep for a show.

Want to wish Dave well? Leave him a comment below.

The official call to arms

Mama the Genesis tribute band require a bassist as their current bassist is leaving the band in September. Full details for the band can be found here on the Mama website:

A list of all the shows as well as video footage which shows the standard required are all here. We currently play between 2 to 3 shows a month in venues such as O2 Newcastle / Islington, The Citadel in St Helens as well as two of the largest tribute band festivals in the UK.

We will be starting auditions for the position in early July. The band have the following requirements:

  • You must be familiar with all aspects of Genesis music. Ideally a Genesis fan of all era’s with a knowledge of songs and tours.
  • You must live in the North West of England as this is where the band are based.
  • You must have your own transport.
  • You will also need bass pedals or a bass pedal MIDI unit and associated synth module (may be available to buy from Dave).

Buy tickets for Mama at Islington O2 Academy

Contact us

If you are interested in the position, please apply in writing through the contact page of our website. Please include some information about you, your musical influences and links to any online audio or video featuring your work. You can also ask any questions you like using the same method. We’re pretty quick replying to emails.

The audition

The audition will revolve around the following Genesis tracks:

  • Behind The Lines
  • Land Of Confusion
  • In The Cage (1981 medley version)

Please apply though the website contact page.