About Us

 

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The Measures are a 5 piece function band comprising some of the best musicians currently working on the circuit.  The boys have been working in the industry for the last 15 years with a list of artists as impressive as it is diverse; including Joe Elliott (Def Leppard), Bernie Marsden (Whitesnake), Mud, The Quireboys, Natasha Beddingfield and Nicky Prince as well as many support slots for the likes of Red Hot Chili Peppers, Metallica, Thin Lizzy, Courtney Pine, Billy Bragg, Manfred Mann and David Hasslehoff!!  They have experience of playing at intimate venues through to festivals like Glastonbury, Download and T In The Park.  As original artists the members have toured the UK, Europe, Australia and the USA and have appeared on MTV, VH1 and ITV in various guises and this experience has made them comfortable in any situation.

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PAUL CARLISLE – VOCALS & GUITAR

With amazing range Paul’s natural talent shines through in his silky and soulful voice.  He only needs one take to get the job done and with an utter refusal to be anything less than perfect he delivers time and time again with power and attitude.

 

 

 

 

 

 

IMG_2414ADAM BUCKELL – GUITAR & VOCALS

With a Jazz, country snap to his playing his solo’s will make yours eyes & ears bleed!!

It’s all good fun.

 

 

IMG_3208DAVE EVANS – BASS & VOCALS

If you want a job doing well then call Dave.  Not only an incredible bassist and singer but an all round, spectacularly gifted musician.

 

 

 

EMLYN JONES – KEYSIMG_2859

All that studying for 3 notes – But what 3 notes. His groove is unparalleled.

 

 

 

 

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DAVE HACKETT

A one man groove machine.  It’s inconceivable not to get up and dance when Dave Hackett is playing.

Tight, funky and ALWAYS in the pocket.

 

 

 

 

DEPS – SUBSTITUTE MUSICIANS

We use a pool of pro musicians to fill the shoes of any band member who becomes unavailable.

 

IMG_3136CHRISTIAN TAYLOR – VOCALIST

A soulful vocal with a rasp that sparks off the rock god.  Excellent with the crowd.

 

 

 

IMG_3220ADRIAN GRAHAM – DRUMMER, BASSIST, VOCALIST

Nothing can stop this force of nature.  Groove, feel and passion.

 

 

 

IMG_0012SAM EVANS – DRUMMER & VOCALS

Solid – You know when Sam’s playing – Incredible

 

 

 

IMG_8678TOM STEWART – KEYS

Jazzer extraordinaire.  Tom is so good that the rest of the band stop when he improvising cos we don’t want to miss anything.

 

 

 

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JONNY BRISTER – DRUMMER

Gets the job done with fire ‘n’ skill.

 

 

 

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ADAM EDGEWORTH – DRUMMER

Frighteningly accurate with soul and groove.  Spot on.

 

 

 

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SAM MALE – DRUMMER

We can’t believe he’s only 19 – An amazing player.

 

 

 

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OZZ LEACH – VOCALIST

Soulful vocalist – Like a glass of quality red wine.

 

 

 

OTHER DEPS:

ELLIOTT MASON – BASSIST

TOM – GUITARIST

GARY MULLINS – GUITARIST

EQUIPMENT & TECH STUFF

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P.A

  • 1 X QSC SUB
  • 2X QSC 12″ SPEAKERS
  • 2X QSC 10″ SPEAKERS / MONITORS
  •  SPEAKER POLES X 2
  • MIXING DESK

LIGHTS

  • 4X L.E.D’s ON A POLE

BAND EQUIPMENT

  • HAMSTEAD GUITAR AMPLIFIER
  • HAMSTEAD 2 X 12 CAB
  • PEDALTRAIN PEDALBOARD
  • FENDER JUNIOR AMPLIFIER
  • AGUILAR BASS AMP & 2X CAB
  • BASS PEDALBOARD
  • NORD KEYBOARD
  • ROLAND KEYBOARD
  • ROLAND KEYBOARD AMPLIFIER
  • 5 X MICROPHONES
  • IN EARS
  • 5 X MIC STANDS
  • 10 EXTENTION LEADS
  • POWER SOAK PLUGS
  • LEADS – SOO MANY!

 

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