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Rock n Roll’s long heritage is drenched with countless classic artists.

As the years roll by, members come and go.

But the songs always remain.

So many artists, so many songs!

The Ex-Men feature four British musicians with their own remarkable heritage – playing alongside legends and icons of music – so there’s no shortage of classic and iconic songs for them to play!

Vocalist/bassist/guitarist Peter Barton

spent over two decades as the voice of Animals & Friends, alongside The Animals’ co-founder, John Steel and the man who replaced Alan Price on keyboards – Micky Gallagher, later (and still) one of Ian Dury’s Blockheads. Along the way, Peter has toured alongside Stax and Blues Brothers legend, Steve Cropper; the late great Mick Green (The Pirates, Paul McCartney, Bryan Ferry, Van Morrison) and Spencer Davis.

Further live credits include performing with Jerry Donahue, (Joan Armatrading, Sandy Denny); Dave Rowberry (The Animals), Jim Rodford (The Kinks and Argent), Noel Redding (Jimi Hendrix); Chris Farlowe, Alan Silson and Pete Spencer (Smokie), Maggie Bell, Zoot Money, Garry Roberts and Simon Crowe (The Boomtown Rats), Trevor Burton (The Move), Wayne Fontana (The Mindbenders), The Swinging Blue Jeans plus many more.

Over the last four decades Peter has also recorded over a dozen albums, alongside Rick Wakeman (Yes) , Bev Bevan (The Move, ELO), Clive Bunker (Jethro Tull), Paul Jones (Manfred Man, The Blues Band), Don Airey (Gary Moore, Deep Purple, Ozzy Osbourne), Eric Bell (Thin Lizzy) plus many more. Don’t Let Me Be Misunderstood.


Drummer & vocalist Geoff Hammond

started performing in the 1960's and has always been in demand as a session and live drummer. Over the years he has played drums for Denny Laine (Wings and The Moody Blues), Eric Bell (Thin Lizzy), Lieutenant Pigeon, Alan Silson (Smokie), Eric Haydock (The Hollies), Trevor Burton (The Move, Steve Gibbons) Noel Redding (Jimi Hendrix Experience).

Guitarist and Vocalist Graham Pollock 

also started performing in the 1960's.

In the 1980's Graham secured a recording deal and was produced by Peter Collins (Rush, Gary Moore etc) and Pete Waterman.  Graham also spent over a decade performing as lead guitarist and vocalist with Eric Haydock from The Hollies, alongside Mick Avory from The Kinks and also Chip Hawkes of The Tremeloes. He also performed in The Bay City Rollers with Eric Faulkner and with John Steel of The Animals. 60’s medley


Bassist Alan Sagar’s

background is steeped in Blues and Rock. Over the years he has recorded many albums with cult Country Rock Band Slack Alice and more recently, he was also the bass player for Zoot Money (Big Roll Band, Alan Price) and performed with Scottish Rock Band Big Country. Big Country ‘In A Big Country’,





JUNE 2023

FREE ADMISSION Monday 5th Bronx Band BMAAC  (Pete Sound)

Wednesday 7th Ashley Hutchings BMAAC (Joe Martin Sound)

SOLD OUT Thursday 8th From The Jam BMAAC   (Pete Sound)

SOLD OUT Friday 9th The Alarm BMAAC  (Pete Sound)

SOLD OUT Saturday 10th The Alarm BMAAC  (Pete Sound)

SOLD OUT Sunday 11th Nine Below Zero BMAAC  (Pete Sound)

FREE ADMISSION Monday 12th Steve Lane and The Autocrats BMAAC  

Tuesday 13th Aaron Jonah Lewis BMAAC (Joe Martin Sound)

SOLD OUT Thursday 15th Sad Cafe BMAAC (Joe Martin Sound)

SOLD OUT Friday 16 Richard Jobson and The Armoury Show BMAAC

SOLD OUT Saturday 17 Dare  BMAAC  (Pete Sound)

FREE ADMISSION Monday 19th Mark Wright BMAAC

FREE ADMISSION Wednesday 21st Rachael Sage BMAAC

SOLD OUT Sunday 25th The Complete Jam BMAAC  (Pete Sound)

SOLD OUT Wednesday 28th Band of Friends BMAAC (Jack Sound)

SOLD OUT Thursday 29th Beau Gris BMAAC (Jack Sound)

Friday 30th Heilbronn, Germany

JULY 2023

Saturday 1st Pirmasens Germany

Sunday 2nd Einselthum Germany

Monday 3rd Quint Starkie BMAAC

Tuesday 4th Veronica and Max + Dave Speight BMAAC

Thursday 6th Carter Sampson + Amelia White BMAAC (Joe Martin Sound)

Sunday 9th Jenny Colquitt BMAAC

FREE ADMISSION Monday 10th  Blessed Union BMAAC

Thursday 13th Ashley Campbell BMAAC (Joe Martin Sound)

SOLD OUT Friday 14th Ashley Campbell BMAAC (Joe Martin Sound)

Saturday 15th Crooked Billett The Ex Men with Mick Gallagher

Sunday 16th Vintage Boat Festival Henley on Thames

Monday 17th Crooked Billett

Tuesday 18th  Michael Messer Mitra BMAAC (Joe Martin Sound)

SOLD OUT  Sunday 23rd Graham Gouldman BMAAC

SOLD OUT  Monday 24th Graham Gouldman BMAAC

Tuesday 25th to 8th August Unavailable


Wednesday 9th Lavenham Festival 

Friday 11th Farmer Phils Festival 10pm on stage

Friday 18th John Otway BMAAC

Monday  21st  Blessed Union BMAAC

Tuesday 22nd Mike Farris BMAAC

Wednesday 23rd The Mac Arts Centre Gallashiels

Thursday 24th PJ Molloys Dunfermline Scotland

Friday 25th Thunder in The Glens Festival Aviemore Scotland

Friday 25th Blondied BMAAC (Joe Martin Sound)

Saturday 26th Graham Unavailable

Monday 28th Dom Martin BMAAC

Wednesday 30th Sabrina Francis BMAAC

Thursday 31 Martin Simpson BMAAC (Joe Martin Sound)



Friday 1st to Sunday 17th Peter and Julie away

Saturday 2nd Doug MacLeod BMAAC (Joe Martin Sound)

Sunday 3rd Tannahill Weavers BMAAC (Joe Martin Sound)

Monday 4th Bronx Band BMAAC 

Friday 8th Jack and Tim BMAAC (Joe Martin Sound)

Saturday 9th Roving Crows BMAAC (Joe Martin Sound)

Monday 11th Gwyn Ashton BMAAC (Joe Martin Sound)

Thursday 14th Mike Ross BMAAC (Joe Martin Sound)

Friday 15th Jeff Dayton - Glen Campbell BMAAC (Joe Martin Sound)

Saturday 16th Jeff Dayton - Glen Campbell BMAAC 

Tuesday 19th Rob Tognoni BMAAC (Joe Martin Sound)

Thursday 21 Xander and The Peace Pirates BMAAC

Friday 22nd The Ropetackle Arts Centre, Shoreham on Sea SOLD OUT

Saturday 23 Liam Ward Band BMAAC

SOLD OUT Sunday 24th Martin Turner ex Wishbone Ash BMAAC

Monday 25th Alex Hart and Joe Martin BMAAC (Joe Martin Sound)

Wednesday 27th Lowther Pavillion (John Tyrell) + Joe Martin and Alex Hart

Thursday 28th Jive Aces BMAAC

Friday 29th Holmfirth Picture Dome + Joe Martin and Alex Hart

Saturday 30th Owen Paul BMAAC


Sunday 1st Danny Bryant BMAAC

Monday 2nd Depart 11.40 from Manchester with Singapore Airlines

Arr Singapore 07.40 on 3rd

Tuesday 3rd Depart Singapore 09.35 Arrive 20.15 Sydney Australia

Wednesday 4th Day off in Australia 

Thursday. 5th Centro Wollongong Australia

Friday 6th The Juniors Sydney Australia 

Saturday 7th The Cube, Sydney Australia

Sunday 8th Norths, Sydney Australia

Monday 9th Day Off Australia

Tuesday 10th  Day Off Australia

Wednesday 11th The Gov, Adelaide, Australia

Thursday. 12th To be advised Australia

Friday 13th  Twin Towns, The Gold Coast, Australia          

Saturday 14th The Riversby, Sydney, Australia

Sunday 15th Lizottes, Newcastle Australia

Monday 16th Depart Sydney 19.05 arr Singapore 00.20 on 17th

Tuesday 17th Depart Singapore 02.25 Arrive Manchester 09.10

Wednesday 4th Eliana Cargnelutti BMAAC

Thursday 5th Brave Rival BMAAC 

Friday 6th The Milk Men BMAAC 

Saturday 7th  Errol Linton BMAAC 

Sunday 8th Climax Blues Band BMAAC

Monday 9th Layla Zoe BMAAC

Tuesday 10th Hamilton Loomis BMAAC (Joe Martin Sound)

Wednesday 11th Lynne Hanson, Mark Harris Strada BMAAC (Joe Martin Sound)

Thursday 12th Dirt Road Band BMAAC

Friday 13th Blackheart Orchestra BMAAC

Sunday 15th  Ranagri BMAAC (Joe Martin Sound)

Monday 16th Brigid O'Neill  BMAAC

SOLD OUT Tuesday 17th  John Rhino Edwards BMAAC

Wednesday 18th  John Rhino Edwards BMAAC

Friday 20th Toby Lee BMAACC

Friday 20th

Friday 20th Travel to Germany

Saturday 21st Werl Germany

Sunday 22nd Berburg Germany

Monday 23rd tba Germany

Tuesday 24th travel day

Wednesday 25th Putbus Germany

Thursday 26th Putbus Germany

Friday 27th Greifswald Germany

Saturday 28th Güstrow Germany

Sunday 29th Travel Home

Sunday 22nd Chantele McGregor BMAAC (Joe Martin Sound)

Monday 23rd Gordon McKinney  BMAAC

Thursday 26th Pat Fulgoni Band BMAAC

Friday 27th Albert Lee BMAAC

Saturday 28th The Terraplanes BMAAC

Sunday 29th Vanja Sky BMAAC (Joe Martin Sound)

Tuesday 31st Alwick Playhouse Reshed from June

November  2023

Wednesday 1st Calum Gilligan BMAAC

Thursday 2nd Travel day

Friday 3rd  Neushoorn Leeuwarden Holland

Saturday 4th Markant – Uden Holland

Sunday 5th Travel Home

Wednesday 8th Connor Selby BMAAC

Thursday 9th Frankie Millers Full House BMAAC

Friday 10th Alice Armstrong and Stevie Watts BMAAC

Friday 10th Vorsten, Hilversum, Holland

Saturday 11th De Duycker Hoofddorp. Holland

Sunday 12th Travel Home

Sunday 12th Band of Friends BMAAC

Monday 13th Robbie McIntosh BMAAC

Tuesday 14th Nick Drake BMAAC

Thursday 16th Guy Davis BMAAC

Sunday 19th  Deborah Bonham BMAAC

SOLD OUT Monday 20th Big Country BMAAC

SOLD OUT Tuesday 21st Big Country BMAAC

SOLD OUT Wednesday 22nd Big Country BMAAC

SOLD OUT Thursday 23rd Tom Robinson BMAAC

Friday 24th Jon Amor Trio BMAAC

SOLD OUT Saturday 25th The Bluetones BMAAC

SOLD OUT Sunday 26th The Bluetones BMAAC

SOLD OUT Tuesday 28th The Houghton Weavers BMAAC

Wednesday 29th Merry Hell's Merry Christmas BMAAC

Wednesday 29th Travel to Prague

Thursday 30th  Prazska Krizovatka Prague CZ


Friday 1st Petrof Gallery Pardubice CZ

Saturday 2nd  Serikovka Pilsen CZ

Sunday 3rd Day Off CZ

Monday 4th   Brno Sono Centrum CZ

Tuesday 5th KC Zlin CZ

Wednesday 6th RNR Garage Ostrava CZ

Friday 1st Bon UK BMAAC

Saturday 2nd Jeramiah Ferrari BMAAC

Sunday 3rd  Paul Lamb BMAAC

Thursday 7th Edwina Hayes BMAAC

Friday 8th Snake Davis BMAAC

Saturday 9th Blue Swamp BMAAC

Sunday 10th Christmas with Carrie Martin BMAAC

SOLD OUT  Monday 11th Northern Soul Train BMAAC

SOLD OUT  Tuesday 12th Northern Soul Train BMAAC

Wednesday 13th Kyla Brox BMAAC

Thursday 14th Ian McNabb BMAAC

Friday 15th  Mark Chadwick BMAAC

SOLD OUT  Saturday 16th Mark Chadwick BMAAC

SOLD OUT  Sunday 17th Mark Chadwick BMAAC

Monday 18th Bronx Band BMAC

Tuesday 19th Suburban Symphony BMAAC

Wednesday 20th Miidlife BMAAC

Thursday 21st Stumble BMAAC

Wednesday 27th Record Street BMAAC

SOLD OUT  Thursday 28th Overland Kirkpatrick BMAAC

SOLD OUT  Friday 29th Overland Kirkpatrick BMAAC

SOLD OUT  Saturday 30th Overland Kirkpatrick BMAAC

SOLD OUT  Sunday 31st New Years Eve Party



Wednesday 10th  Hayley McKay BMAAC

Thursday 11th Nigel Clarke BMAAC

Friday 12th Duke Garwood BMAAC

Saturday 13th Chris Helme BMAAC

Sunday 14th John Primer BMAAC

Thursday 11th January PJ's Dunfermline

Friday 12th The Albany Greenock

Tuesday 16th Pizza Express Holborn

Wednesday 17th Pizza Express Holborn 

Thursday 18th The Leadmill Sheffield 

Friday 19th Buxton Opera House

Saturday  20th Manchester 02 Ritz 

Wednesday 24th The Animals BMAAC

Thursday 25th Elvis BMAAC

Thursday 25th Colchester Arts Centre

Friday  26th Bedford Corn Exchange

Saturday 27th The Anvil Basingstoke

Sunday 28th Catfish BMAAC

Monday 29th Chris Difford BMAAC

Tuesday 30th China Crisis BMAAC

Wednesday 31st China Crisis BMAAC



Thursday 1st The Birdwell Barnsley (MRH)

Friday 2nd King Georges Hall Blackburn

Saturday 3rd The Limelight Belfast (With Eric Bell)

Tuesday 6th The Haar BMAAC

Thursday 8th The Cinelli Brothers BMAAC

Thursday 8th Schouwburg Hengelo The Netherlands  (Peet)

Friday 9th Park Theater Hoorn – Hengelo The Netherlands. (Peet)

Saturday 10th CC De Biekorf Lebbeke Belgium. (Peet)

Sunday 11th C-Mine Genk Belgium. (Peet)

Thursday 15th The Guildhall Gloucester

Friday  16th MK11 Milton Keynes

Saturday 17th The Crossing, Birmingham

Sunday 18th Rebecca Downes BMAAC

Tuesday 20 Alan Hull Story BMAAC

Thursday 22nd Newcastle Wylam Brewery

Friday 23rd Leeds Beckett Univercity

Saturday 24th Scarborough Spa Theatre

Tuesday 27 Jake Thackray Birthday Bash BMAAC

Wednesday 28th  Dave Kelly, Bob Hall and Hilary Blyth BMAAC

Thursday 29th Alexanders Jazz Theatre, Chester 

Thursday 29th  Dorking Halls 

MARCH 2024

Friday 1st Bury St. Edmunds Apex Theatre

Saturday 2nd Southend Cliffs Pavillion

Monday 4th Crooked Billett Henley

Tuesday 5th Crooked Billett Henley

Thusday 7th Wimborne Tivoli

Wednesday 6th Chris Difford BMAAC

Thursday 7h Charlie Dore BMAAC

Friday 8th Bath Forum Theatre

Saturday 9th Exeter Corn Exchange

Sunday 10th Butlins 70's Skegness (Aspey)

Monday 11th The Blockheads BMAAC

Tuesday 12th The Blockheads BMAAC

Wednesday 13th Christina Martin BMAAC

Thursday 14th Trevor Babajack Stiger BMAAC

Thursday 14th Swansea Grand Theatre With Eric Bell

Friday 15th Cardiff Tramshed With Eric Bell

Saturdayt 16th Liverpool Olympia With Eric Bell

Sunday 17th Eric Bell BMAACC

Friday 22nd The Korgis BMAACC

Thursday 21 The Venue Worthing

Friday 22nd Gillingham Glassbox Theatre

Saturday  23rd Margate,Dreamland

Thursday 28th Glasgow QMU

Friday  29th Edinburgh Queens Hall

Friday 29th The Leylines BMAACC

Saturday 30th The Concert Hall Perth

Sunday 31st Aberdeen Music Hall

APRIL 2024

Monday 1st Andy Taylor Group BMAACC

Thursday 4th  The Empire Coventry

Friday 5th TBA 

Saturday 6th London Indigo

Thursday 4th Jamies Oliver BMAAC

Thursday 11th Ben Poole BMAAC

Tuesday 16th Royal South BMAACC

Friday 19th The Dunwells BMAACC

MAY 2024

Thursday 2nd Travel to Denmark

Friday 3rd Horsens Ny Teater Denmark (Jeppe)
Saturday 4th. Viften - Rødovre, Copenhagen Denmark (Jeppe)

Sunday Travel Home

Wednesday 8th Travel to Holland

hursday 9th ECI Cultuurfabriek Roermond, Holland (Peet)

Friday 10th CCXL Vlissingen Holland (Peet)

Saturday 11th Bolwerk Sneek Holland (Peet)

Sunday 12th Gigant Apeldoorn, Holland (Peet)

Monday 13th Travel Home

Thursday 23rd Grand Theatre Lancaster (John Tyrell)

Friday 24th The Old Fire Station Carlise (JC)

Saturday 25th The Peacock Sunderland (JC)

JUNE 2024

Sunday 2nd John Hackett Band BMAACC

Wednesday 12th Sandy Denny Project BMAAC


Friday 23rd Castlleroc, Chepstow



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