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The Charlie Rivers Band

One time solo singer/songwriter Charlie Rivers has witnessed a truly organic growth in his music which has slowly but surely taken on a full band sound, spurred on by Steve McCormack (guitar), Steve Bassett (bass) and Ash Rushman (drums). In the space of only 16 months, The Charlie Rivers Band has morphed from the ‘hear-a-pin-drop’ sounds of one man and his guitar, to an uncompromising full band musical experience. 2009 saw the guys play at the “Busking Cancer” launch event alongside “Madness,” and attained duo slots at Hyde Park and Wireless festival. Last year the band launched their much anticipated debut album ‘Tender Chaos,’ playing a host of sell out shows both in the UK and abroad including a storming headline set at the the Local & Live Music festival. Their single “Crazy” received a great deal of local radio play and recent support sets have included Newton Faulkner, Matt Berry and Toploader.

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