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The Ashdown Band

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Current rating for The Ashdown Band: 5 out of 5 (8 votes).

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The Ashdown Band

The band has been together with this lineup since '98, though we have played in various band combinations together since '76.
Peter Lacey vocals/guitar.
Pete Caruana vocals/bass.
Jon Fielder vocals/keyboards.
Ralph Martin vocals/drums.
We cover most styles with particular enthusiasm being for Beatles music, soul, tamla, pop, reggae and melodic rock from the 60's and 70's.
The repertoire in total goes from 50's rock'n'roll to recent charts hits.

Act Information


Bass guitar/vocals.

Extra Line-up(s)

The band usually performs a quiet unplugged set of more laid back songs featuring 3 and 4 part harmonies during the early part of the evening.

Also included

Behringer 1000 watt P.A. with side fill monitors. Mixing done at stage end.
8 par-cans on tripods plus 2 moving disco projectors plus main spotlight to illuminate band and dance floor.


South East based and will travel to these areas: South East.

Previous Clients

Effingham Park Hotel, East Grinstead. Ashdown Park Hotel, Forest Row. Victoria Club, Lingfield. High Rocks, Tunbridge Wells. Ravenswood, East Grinstead. Christ's Hospital School, Horsham. Sussex Yacht Club, Shoreham. East Court, East Grinstead. Queen Victoria Hospital, East Grinstead...
plus many private functions from house parties and garden marquee receptions to those using large hired halls.


A very good live band who really know how to make everyone at a party get on to the dance floor.

-Mik Walker

A really good, crisp sound. Very professional. Makes you want to hear more. Good value for money.

-Sue Raisbeck

They played at our staff party. started off with some softer dinner music then after dinner got everyone dancing solidly for 2 hours! Classic songs, well performed. The recordings don't quite do justice the energy and sound quality they get live.

Fab act we've seen them several times, and had them for our daughter's wedding - would thoroughly recommend them

Brilliant night,I can highly recommend this band.

"'Thanks guys! Great choice of songs. A lively and memorable evening."
Nathan Farrar. (Wedding reception)

"I would like to pass on our thanks to the band for playing at our daughter's wedding reception. We really liked the quiet first section, and then the lively dance music in all those different styles."
Sally Taylor. (Wedding reception)

"I thought we might only be able to fit a disco in our marquee, so was surprised you could set up all your band in the space. A great night!"
Julie Martin.(Birthday party)

Lots of people on the staff have told me how much they enjoyed the band at the Christmas party. Several mentioned the good choice of songs. See you next year!"
Jill Botting. (Corporate party)


We play in a very wide variety of styles all completely backing tracks are used.
We often perform a quiet unplugged set during the earlier part of the evening.
We include an actual disco session to include all the current charts hits... (requests possible)



C'mon Everybody
Great Balls of Fire
Roll Over Beethoven
Summertime Blues
Jonny B Goode
Blue Suede Shoes.
Drive My Car
Lady Madonna
Getting Better
Penny Lane
Back in The USSR
Get Back
Got To Get You Into My Life
Hey Jude
Let It Be.
Brown Sugar
Honky Tonk Women
It's All Over Now
Billie Jean
Blame It On The Boogie
I Want You Back
Signed Sealed Delivered
I Wish
Sir Duke
Isn't She Lovely
Get Ready
Tears Of A Clown
Stop In The Name Of Love
Rescue Me
Keep On Runnin'
December '63
Mony Mony
Help Me Rhonda
Little Duece Coupe
Fun Fun Fun
Waterloo Sunset
All Or Nothing

70's & 80's
Don't you want me baby?
Tainted Love
De Do Do Do De Da Da Da
Brown-Eyed Girl
Spirit In The Sky
We Like To Boogie
Ride A White Swan
Hot Love
Don't Stop Thinking About Tomorrow
Resurrection Shuffle
Mamma Mia
Stuck In The Middle With You
Reeling In The Years
Bad Moon Rising
When I'm Dead And Gone
Can't Get Enough Of Your Love
How Long Has This Been Going On?
Black Magic Woman
Wild World
Hotel California
Slow Songs
I'm Not In Love
Ain't No Sunshine
You've Got A friend
Wonderful Tonight
Whiter Shade Of Pale
She's The One
Back For Good

Extra Costs

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.)