The Christians Band

Photo courtesy of Sharon Foley

The Christians Band

Photo courtesy of Sharon Foley

The Christians Spain 2015

Photo courtesy of Rafa Abia Rodriguez

The Christians Band

Photo courtesy of Sharon Foley

The Christians Band

Photo courtesy of Sharon Foley

Garry Christian France 2015

Photo courtesy of Olivier Trillaud

The Christians Band

Photo courtesy of Sharon Foley

The Christians Band

Photo courtesy of Sharon Foley

The Christians Band

Photo courtesy of Sharon Foley

The Christians Band Liverpool

Photo courtesy of Duncan Cowley

The Christians Band

Photo courtesy of Roy Lathwell

The Christians Band

Photo courtesy of Sharon Foley




The Band



Garry Christian (Lead Singer).

Garry is "the face" and "the voice" of The Christians. The only original member of the band, his voice is as deep, velvet smooth and soulful as ever. With his cool, distinctive style (still sporting the Ray-Bans), and natural good-looks, he is unsurprisingly a big hit with the female fans - “You’ve still gorrit Gaz la” is a frequent shout.



Joey Ankrah (Lead Guitarist/Vocals).

Joey adds another dimension to The Christians .... multi talented, multi- instrumentalist, writer, producer and son of Joey Ankrah (founder member of the '60s group 'The Chants' famous for the story that The Beatles were their warm up band ... and managed by Brian Epstein). Difficult to put into words what this dude brings to the band ... he's pure magic



Neil Griffiths (Acoustic Guitar/Vocals).

Neil Griffiths is fast becoming the backbone of the group ... a great acoustic guitarist and vocalist with a proven track record as a writer for EMI and Universal. His humour is the best thing about him ... don't be fooled .. behind the shades is a cruel wit.



Mike Triggs (Keyboards).

An amazingly talented and sensitive keyboard player who first played for Garry back in 2004 (coincidentally at the same time as Paul Walsham now drumming for HURTS). Has worked with Ronan Keating, Stealers Wheel, Mott the Hoople and Luther among others. Rejoined The Christians in 2011 (to a rapturous welcome).


Our bass player and drummer may vary from gig to gig depending on a number of factors. The talented musicians filling these roles are:



Bobby Kewley (Bass Guitar/Backing Vocals).

Bobby ("the funniest man in rock") is a Christians' veteran having toured with the band many times over the years and who says he's happy to be back in the "ample, welcoming bosom of The Christians". He is renowned for his legendary ear and his even more legendary appetite !



Cliff Watson (Bass Guitar/Backing Vocals).

A mean bass guitarist with great vocals. A dark mysterious character .. who would have thought his CV included dancing in Hot Gossip.



Craig Connet (Drums/Percussion).

Craig is a big personality with a big presence. He previously played with The Christians on tour in 2005 -2006 and since then has worked with Sandi Thom, Joss Stone, Joe Bonamassa, Happy Mondays and many more. At home both in the studio and on stage, his energy and talent make him a valuable member of any band.



Lionel Duke (Drums/Percussion).

Drummers are renowned for being strange but not so with Lionel - a dynamic, dependable, very talented drummer and a really welcome part of the team... feed him and keep him happy and he'll be the best drummer in the world, upset him and you might see 'the dark side'.


Gigs

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light blue - acoustic gigs


Date Venue Location
Jul 25 2019 Wirral Life Ball Parkgate
Aug 02 2019 The Jolly Farmer Newton Abbot
Aug 10 2019 Morecambe Carnival Morecambe
Aug 22 2019 Camper Calling Festival Ragley Hall
Aug 23 2019 Meraki Festival St Albans
Sep 06 2019 Whitty Theatre Wokingham
Sep 13 2019 Theatre Severn Shrewsbury
Sep 14 2019 Acapela Studio Cardiff
Sep 15 2019 Pub In The Park St Albans
Sep 20 2019 Public Halls Harpenden
Sep 21 2019 DC Party In The Park Dudley
Sep 27 2019 Picturedrome Holmfirth
Oct 12 2019 Electric Palace Bridport
Oct 17 2019 The Voodoo Rooms Edinburgh
Oct 18 2019 Bungalow Bar Paisley
Oct 19 2019 The Albany Greenock
Nov 01 2019 Under The Bridge London
Nov 09 2019 The Flowerpot Derby
Nov 15 2019 Spa Theatre Scarborough
Nov 16 2019 Coatham Hall Redcar
Nov 22 2019 The Met Bury
Nov 29 2019 The Cluny Newcastle
Jan 25 2020 The Brindley Runcorn
Feb 07 2020 The Village Hall Ravenshead
Mar 21 2020 Playhouse Whitley Bay
Mar 27 2020 The Stables Wavendon
Mar 28 2020 EPIC Norwich
Apr 10 2020 The Civic Hall Cottingham
Oct 03 2020 The Atkinson Southport
Oct 24 2020 ARC Stockton