Price Band: £500 to £795
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Current rating for Front Cover: 5 out of 5 (31 votes).
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Please note that as of 2015 this act are only occasionally available for hire in the UK as they are based back in Australia. Please do enquire as they make occasional trips back to the UK for work/pleasure.
Playing for 4 years in Sydney under the covers act "The Vipers'", Sam and Andy now base themselves in London. Andy has years of television and session experience making him an excellent entertainer and musician, while Sam brings top class sexy vocals with charisma to boot. With years of experience in bringing the party, they know how to play to an audience and get them up and rocking.
The repertoire covers well loved classics like Sweet Home Alabama and Summer of 69 as well as modern hits from Kings of Leon, The Killers, Lady Gaga and Amy Winehouse.
This duo endeavors to play all the favourites from the last century as well as stay up to date with modern rock and pop chart toppers.
From well loved classics like �Sweet Home Alabama� and �Summer of 69� to modern hits from Kings of Leon, Amy Winehouse, Lady Gaga and The Killers, this duo endeavours to play all the favourites from the last century as well as stay up to date with modern rock and pop chart toppers. These are musicians who truly love what they do and know how to play an audience � resulting in a fun night for all involved!
In 2014 Andy and Sam received their Operational Service Medal for their work on behalf of CSE in Afghanistan.
Andy - Guitar and Voice
Sam - Voice, Keys and Percussion
Two Mackie SRM450 FOH Speakers
One DB opera 12 inch Foldback
Peavey 10 Channel Desk
2 SM58 beata
Stands and leads
8 x Lights (LED Par cans)
South East based and will travel to these areas: South East, South West, Midlands, Wales.
The Steyne, Manly
Sydney Entertainment Centre
The Marlborough Hotel, Newtown
The Crows Nest Hotel
The Watershed, Darling Harbour
Walkabout, Covent Garden
Bok Bar, Covent Garden
The Wahoo, Putney
The Big Easy, Chelsea
Old Orleans, Reading
Having seen Front Cover as part of a CSE show upon returning from Afghanistan, and subsequently at a mate's wedding and been absolutely dazzled on both occasions
Sam and Andy played at our wedding last week and we were so impressed. With a good mix of music from across the decades, they were fantastic and got everyone on the dance floor. Do not hesitate to book them!
Sam and Andy thank you so much for making our day so special.
Tristan and Ellie
We first saw Sam & Andy at Winter Wonderland in Hyde Park. After getting engaged we knew we wanted them to play at our wedding. They were absolutely amazing - they had everyone on their feet for their entire sets! We have had so many amazing comments about the music and how much fun they both were :-) they really did help to make our Wedding an even more special day. We can't recommend them highly enough! Book them for your wedding/event - you won't be disappointed!!!
-Zoe & James Gardiner
Front cover played for us on decompression in Cyprus, what an experience!!! honestly made our stop over at Cyprus a truly memorable event, what a massively talented band, I don't think I've cheered that hard in many years.
If you have a chance to see them live or book them, I can't recommend them more!
Thank you Gorgeous Sam and Andy for the awesome night!
Ive seen this band perform in Afghanistan, they were absolutely unbelievable, will be looking for for any of their tour dates in the uk
Saw Front Cover at Winter Wonderland today and am interested in booking them for our wedding in July
-Gary Caffell December 2013
Saw Front Cover on decompression on the way home from Afghanistan, They were absolutely awesome! Made our delay worthwhile because we got to see them twice! Thanks for the amazing show, and i'd advise anyone to book them for any function, they will make it amazing.
Front Cover were brilliant. My wife chose them having seen them on a CSE show in Afghanistan. I hadn't seen them but the hugely lived up to her hype and did a fantastic job. They were both musically excellent and also extremely good craic. Sam and Andy are both really good fun and when it cs for them to finish their last set the packed dance room were begging for more. Great job we couldn't have asked for more.
-Danny and Kira Torrens-Spence
Front Cover played at my wedding last weekend and were fantastic. Highly recommend them for any occasion. Looking forward to seeing them again in the future! KMC
Saw front cover as part of the CSE show in both Afghanistan and Cyprus and then by chance in the winter wonderland on leave!! Cannot rate this band highly enough... Awesome!!!
Made our party! An incredible night, thoroughly enjoyed by all. Credit due to Front Cover - kept everyone on the dance floor all night - even the non dancers! I cannot recommend them highly enough. Thank you guys - just brilliant.
Front Cover were great and a perfect choice
-London Austrlia Day Event
just watched this duo at camp bastion doing our CSE show for herrick 17.
i think i say on behalf of everyone here they are amazing and really made the night. thanks for coming out. you guys are great.
We have seen you guys before when you played at a friends birthday and really enjoyed your music.
-Katie September 2012
The best duo in the UK (not that I have seen every duo...I am just guessing there can't be anyone better!!!)
Front Cover played at our wedding in July and were absolutely fantastic- a brilliant live act who really created a great atmosphere. Thanks for making our evening so special!
Megan and Simon
Walked into covent garden walkabout, and to my surprise my husband and his friends started getting really excited to see front cover again as they had the joy of seeing them in Afghanistan and again on decompression in Cyprus, I very much enjoyed them and will definitely recommend them to anyone. :)
Saw Front Cover in Covent Garden Walkabout on Australia day and been trying to contact them since to book for my wedding...glad to have tracked them down...great band.
A friend of ours saw Front Cover perform in Afghanistan last year and thought they were fantastic.
Sound like a band...but there's only two of them....you wont be dissapointed if you book Front Cover.
I first saw Sam and Andy whilst deployed to Afghanistan in Kandahar and thought they were fantastic. I was lucky enough to see them again whilst going through decompression in Cyprus in early Dec
Just saw you in Cyprus and you did a fantastic set....thanks...
We booked Front Cover for our wedding in Devon last weekend and are so happy that we did - they were fantastic!! They played 3 great sets, 1 low key during our drinks reception and then 2 dance floor fillers. All of our guests were full of praise and couldn't believe how versatile they were - everything from Black Eyed Peas to Guns 'n' Roses - their repertoire is even broader than indicated here. Please do not hesitate to book them, you will not be disappointed!!!!
-Rebecca & Chris
Make the sound of a full band....great vocals...great set and everyone loved them at our event.
Incredible incredible performance - Sam and Andy made the evening for us. If you are reading this - book Front Cover for your wedding now or we'll send the boys round. We guarantee that you will LOVE every single song they play. Thanks guys!!!!
-Ed + Alex
On Wednesday 9 February 2011, following hours of listening to artists from various companies on the web, I had decided upon Front Cover to perform live for us at our local Memorial Hall, in celebration of our joint 50th Wedding Anniversary and my 70th birthday on 2nd April 2011. After our conversation, you contacted me again to say that the duo Front Cover were returning to their native Australia on the 5th April for their wedding and may not be able to attend. Later, you contacted me again, and confirmed that they would like to come, saying it was an omen that we had been together for 50 years.
What a brilliant talented couple they are! Engaging with their audience, they gave us a magnificent performance, which started in a relaxed mellow way while people talked and the food was served. Then they followed with song after song and superb instrumental accompaniment. The guitar solo was breath-taking. Everyone was dancing the night away including one aged eight and two aged eighty.
Our guests did not want to let them go cheering 'encore, encore', but they had a long way to go home. I hope they both have a long and happy marriage - they make a great couple and a team in perfect harmony.
You've probably guest that I would certainly recommend them to anyone organising a big celebration.
Who knows, perhaps I'll have them again for my 80th birthday.
Pat Ashburner" May 2011
"On behalf of Southern Cross Sports Marketing. I would like to thank you for taking the time to perform at the "League Legends Bar" on Sunday 5 October for the 2008 NRL Telstra Premiership Grand Final.
Your professionalism and presentation was extremely well received by our clients and they (as well as us) thoroughly enjoyed your performance.
We look forward to working with you again in the future.
Southern Cross Sports Marketing"
Personality is the key with Front Cover - we are here to entertain!
We have something for everyone - from singalong classics like 'Wonderwall' to funky new dance hits.
Whether it's a loud, packed pub or a classy wedding, we're able to adapt to all our clients' needs.
The price brackets above should be used as a guide only as all quotes are bespoke.
Performance times for most acts except Tributes and some other Unique performers are usually 2 x 60 minute sets or 3 x 40 min sets.
(If you require the act to perform longer than these times you may incur extra costs.)
Travel costs vary depending on the act and will be included to the quote given to you by our agents.
Our acts would usually expect to arrive around 6pm and to be finished around midnight.
(If you need the act to arrive earlier or finish later there may be extra costs but these can be negotiated.)