After changing the band's name to The Blue Chips in 1964, Alan and his mates headed for London after entering a national talent contest for amateur bands
run by music mag Melody Maker.
A platform for established and amateur bands
alike, if you want to perform, or listen to local musicians, come on down to the weekly jam session.
My Sharona' is such a beloved song that everyone from amateur bands
to legendary bands have covered this song.
Martin concludes by lamenting the loss of opera from band programs, the emphasis on often inaccessible "new" music in the academy, and amateur bands
wallowing in the dated popular music of Sousa and Suppe.
Indigo Sky - Sean Davies, Michael O'Connell, Ben Anthony, Sam O'Reilly and Tom Wynne - beat more than 200 amateur bands
from across the UK to play at the Barclaycard Arena, Birmingham with three other acts, in the final of the Firestone Battle of the Bands 2015.
IEC 61000-4-6 Conducted RF: 6V/m test level at ISM frequencies and amateur bands
Live and Unsigned offers amateur bands
and performers the chance to compete through a series of regional heats up to a final at London's O2 Arena.
Meanwhile, Bahrain's own amateur bands
the Hammer, Snakebite, Montanas, PTR, Fanatics, Rain in Hell, Mass Korruption, Purple Headakes, Crashlanded Evenings and El Sueno will participate.
Sixteen bands have so far put their names down for the competition, which is open to Hartlepool amateur bands
of any genre and age.
The seven amateur bands
were accompanied by professional musicians to perform three Beatles' songs each on stage at the Cavern last night.
Grab a few friends and have a laugh over some booze and amateur bands
the mobile communications vehicle, or MCV, boasts 11 works stations that are equipped with 17 different radio connections over VHF, UHF, 800MHz, aviation, marine and amateur bands