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Mama, the UK’s all era Genesis tribute band will perform their 2013 tour show at TheWinding Wheel, Chesterfield.

That’s right, it’s only two days to the next Mama show at The Winding Wheel in Chesterfield. Saturday 6th July 2013 you could be basking in the awesome music of Genesis so what are you waiting for? Get your tickets now before they all go!

As promised a while back, we’ve been busy working on the audio and video clips we recorded back in March 2013 at our Prog Rock Celebration show at The Rose Club in Hindley. The video clips of StillMarillion, Manc Floyd and Mama are not ready yet, but we do have some great audio to share with you.

The Winding WheelBelow is an audio recording taken straight from our front of house sound desk at the gig. Whilst desk recordings don’t give a good, accurate representation of what the band sounded like on the night, these recordings are pretty good. So, if you’re thinking of buying tickets for Chesterfield on Saturday, this will tell you everything you need to know about how the band sounds. We hope you enjoy the clip and if you’d like more, we have posted a couple of different tracks from the same show on our exclusive content page. Find it here.

As always, we’d love to hear your comments below and please share this post on your Facebook wall or Twitter account using the sharing buttons at the bottom.  🙂

Here’s Duchess / Guide Vocal:

PS One of our Twitter followers just booked tickets and hotels for this show and then posted a unique pre-show drinks guide online. Find it here. A bit bonkers I know, but he’s a Genesis fan so we can’t say we disapprove.  🙂

Four Days To The Big Show Of 2013!

Mama, the UK’s all era Genesis tribute band would like to share a couple of videos from our friends, StillMarillion and Manc Floyd.

Naturally, here at Mama HQ we are used to talking about Mama, about Genesis and Genesis related projects. However, we very rarely talk about other bands. Now we have a great excuse to feature two stunningly good bands on our website! Below you will find a couple of videos from StillMarillion and Manc Floyd. Both of these bands will be joining Mama for the ultimate Prog Rock Celebration, on Easter Saturday. That’s a mere four days away!

Have you got your tickets? Buy them now on the EventBrite website. Join us all for an amazing celebration of the UK’s best progressive rock music at The Rose Club, Hindley. Tickets are priced at £25.00 on the door but you can buy advance tickets on the EventBrite website for a mere £20.00 (plus booking fees).

 

 

 

Tickets are going fast for this event so get yours now. We can tell you right here, right now, as Genesis fans you don’t want to miss this show! Head over to EventBrite now to secure entry to this show!

Please help us to promote the show by clicking the Facebook icon below and sharing us on your wall. Thanks.  🙂

The News, In A Flash!

Manc Floyd - Bury Met 2013Newsflash! Mama, the UK’s all era Genesis tribute is about to issue some er, some news!

Evening people! It’s been a while since we updated our website with the latest news. We’ve been collecting little bits from here, there and everywhere to keep things informative and stimulating. I hope you agree. 🙂

Grimsby Local News Story

First up, we seem to have got a mention in the Grimsby Telegraph detailing our upcoming show on Saturday 16th March – that’s two days away! We’re not sure when the article is being published in the physical paper. In fact, it may already have been published. Let us know if you see it. You can also read the article online here.

The article features a fan video recorded at The Box in Crewe. Unlike a lot of fan videos, it’s rather good quality. Do check it out – anyone for the first 8 minutes of In The Cage Medley? Thanks Faye!

Get your tickets for our Gimsby show at Yardbirds Rock Club here.

Radio Reactions

Also from the Grimsby area, or more precisely, the Hull area, we got a quick mention from Andy Fea on WHCR last Saturday. If you tune in this Saturday, we believe we might get another mention. What’s more, if you email, text, tweet and Facebook the radio station in an all out assault, you might be able to persuade Andy to play a couple of your favourite Genesis tracks while we are on the road. Go on, I dare you! Double dare you! View full article »

2012 A Year In Review

Christmas? A Birthday? Or both?

It’s Christmas and the band is officially turning one year old! A mere year has gone by and we’ve racked up a steady 16 gigs in 10 counties, selling over 1,800 tickets. We’ve released 17 different videos on our Vimeo Channel and had 144 excellent comments on our website. We’ve picked up 1,300 likes on our Facebook page and our discussion forum has seen people discussing the band and Genesis themselves all year round. On Twitter we’ve had an excellent run, gaining over 1,000 followers from all over the world. In short, 2012 was a great year for the band thanks to you.

2013 beckons for Genesis fans everywhere

If 2012 was the year that the band was put together and built into a full show, 2013 is going to be the year we build our audiences and bring the show to new people. We’ve made significant investments in our sound equipment, our videos, merchandise lines, our promotion and of course put in a lot of work to perfect our set list over 2012, which we will be adding to for 2013. We also intend on building our light show to compliment the bands performance for 2013 and we have several new Genesis pieces in the pipeline to refresh the setlist. So, exciting times ahead! View full article »

Mama - Genesis - Manc Floyd - Pink Floyd - StillMarillion - MarillionMama, the UKs ‘all era’ Genesis tribute band today announce a huge gig for 2013 at The Rose Club (formerly Monaco Ballroom) in Hindley, Wigan!

It seems in the short nine months that the band have been performing, we’ve been inundated with requests to put a show in the Wigan area. So here it is… Saturday 30th March 2013 – that’s Easter Weekend!

Prog Rock Celebration, featuring the best of British Progressive Rock music!

We’ve teamed up with Ampro Promotions to bring you this great show which will feature Mama, Manc Floyd and Scotlands Stillmarillion. The show will be a fitting way to celebrate our first year anniversary, having met some great new friends on our travels. You’ll get three bands each doing a one and a half hour set of the best prog rock pieces the world has seen, totalling four and a half hours of live music entertainment! What more could anyone ask for?

Tickets are now on sale for this event on the EventBrite website. They are £20.00 for a standard ticket or £30.00 for a VIP ticket. The VIP tickets will include a limited edition event T-shirt and other surprises on the night. Standard tickets will also be available on the door priced £27.00.

Closer to the show date, we will be sorting out an exclusive offer with a local hotel to enable everyone to get quality board and lodgings. This means you can get a train into Wigan from anywhere in the UK, stop over and generally have a blast hanging out with a great crowd! More info on that when we have it.

Please help us promote the show by sharing this post on Facebook and Twitter using the share buttons below. The more we get into the venue, the better the atmosphere and the greater the show will be!  🙂

Bit of fun – how many Genesis / Floyd / Marillion images can you spot below?

Prog Rock Celebration Show

Thanks to MkCoPhoto Design for this amazing image!  🙂