LAST UPDATE: 11-MAY-2022

"Faithfully Recreating Classic Pop & Rock Hits From The 60ís To The Present Day!"

 

Welcome To The Website Of THE BUSINESS, Probably The Best and Most Versatile Pop and Rock Covers Band In The East Midlands!

We Specialise in Parties, Pubs, Festivals & Clubs!

Playing Classic Hits from the 60's to the modern day from Neil Diamond to Katy Perry!

Now Featuring The Fabulous Leigh Alexandra on Vocals!

 

*** Watch Our New Promo Video! ***

 

BREAKING NEWS!!

The Business are proud to announce that they will be playing at the Retro Festival on Newark Showground on Saturday the 11th June!

More Details and Timings to Follow!

 

Catch 'em LIVE!!

 

Friday 13th May - The Navigation Bar, Newark!

48 Millgate, Newark, Notts. NG24 4TS (9pm, Entry: Free)

https://thenavnewark.co.uk

 

Saturday 11th May - Retro Festival, Newark Showground!

Newark Showground, Newark, Notts. NG24 2NY (12:30pm, Entry: Tickets Available Through Website)

https://www.retrofestival.co.uk

 

Saturday 6th August - Newark Royal Market, Newark!

Newark Royal Market Place, Newark, Notts. NG24 1EE (On Stage Times TBC, Entry: Free)

 

Sunday 14th August - Edward's Bar & Lounge, Grantham!

27 Market Place, Grantham, Lincs. NG31 6LR (4pm, Entry: Free)

Edward's Bar & Lounge - Grantham

 

Saturday 10th September - The Navigation Bar, Newark!

48 Millgate, Newark, Notts. NG24 4TS (9pm, Entry: Free)

https://thenavnewark.co.uk

 

Friday 25th November - The Grosvenor, Nottingham!

Mansfield Road, Carrington, Nottingham. NG5 2BY (8pm, Entry: Free)

https://www.greeneking-pubs.co.uk/pubs/nottinghamshire/grosvenor

 

 

 

Past News, Updates & Pictures:-

December 2021

We were very pleased to have been asked to play at the Newark Christmas Lights Switch-on again this year in Newark Market Place!

 

We took to the stage around 15:55 for a 30 minute set some of our most popular tunes and some Christmas favourites too prior to the big light switch on!

Thanks to Liz Hobbs Group for the fantastic stage and PA setup and Ian Harrison from Newark Town Council for asking us to play once again.

We were also back in the market place a fortnight later for the Christmas Market for a one hour set.

 

October 2021

Saturday 16th October - Newark Showground

Good to able to do shows like this again and to raise some money for a very worthy cause.

Thanks to Jayne for booking us again! We're already looking forward to the next one!

 

February 2020

Saturday 29th February - Southwell Racecourse, Newark!

The Business made their debut at Southwell Racecourse for the Free Raceday in February. We're looking forward to returning to the Racecourse once life returns to normal.

 

November 2019

Sunday 24th November - Newark Xmas Lights Switch On!

The Business were very proud to be able to headline the Christmas Lights Switch on in Newark Market Place this year with their new singer Leigh Bodkin. Leigh will be joining the band in 2020 as the fourth permanent member and performing with us at most of our shows. She will also be with us as a special guest at our Christmas Party show at the Navigation on the 21st December!

 

October 2019

Friday 4th & Saturday 5th October - Charity Weekend Marathon!

The Business were delighted to play back to back charity functions for Nicholsons Accountants at The Hilton Hotel on the Brayford in Lincoln in aid of St Barnabas Hospice and the Annual Fundraising Ball for The Newark Patriotic Fund at Newark Showground

 

 

 

August 2019

Sunday 4th August - ***Special Event***  Newark Market Place!!

European Juggling Convention 2019!!

 

The Business were delighted to play at Newark's Big Day Out in the Market Place as part of EJC2019

 

December 2018

Newark Christmas Market & Winter Feast!

The Business were pleased to be asked to play at The Newark Christmas Market and Winter Feast for the second time in succession.

We played two sets on the Sunday afternoon from 12:15 to 12:50 & 14:15 to 14:45

 

October 2018

The Robin Hood Beer & Cider Festival 2018, Nottingham!!

The Business played a 90 minute set on the Friday evening at the 2018 Robin Hood Beer & Cider Festival at The Motorpoint Arena in Nottingham!!

This is was the new venue for the Festival due to works being carried out at Nottingham Castle, which had been used in previous years.

The Main Stage was located in the backstage area of the Arena amongst Brewery Bars and Food Vendors, and proved to be a popular attraction for the many visitors to the Festival, pictures to follow shortly.

http://www.beerfestival.nottinghamcamra.org/Entertainment/Index.html

 

Current Repertoire!!

Repertoire Page Has Now Been Updated To Include New Material, "Unplugged" Repertoire & Sample Set Lists!!

New Audio Tracks Now Available on The Downloads Page!!

Be Sure To Check Them Out!

 

 

**New Full Colour Posters Now Available On The Downloads Page to Print Off & Advertise Your Event!!**