BackBeat Band, one of a handful of 6 piece live bands in Cape Town was founded mid 2010 by founding members Gene Hammond, Mark Allers and Julian Joseph and has evolved and grown to include the talents of Jim Brown, Tarryn Britchford and Kirsty Gunther.
Their performances are tight and with an extensive repertoire, they have the ability, flexibility and insight to adapt the playlist to maintain and enhance the party vibe and entice patrons of all ages into dancing and smiles.
BackBeat's repertoire covers the classics of the rocking 60’s, the popping 80’s to current releases. With three diverse vocalists, the band is able to produce new and fresh infectious excitement to each song performed.
Backbeat Band has been well received at all types of functions from weddings, corporate functions, Garden Parties, Rallies, fundraisers, clubs and pubs.
BackBeat are Gene Hammond (drums), Mark Allers (keyboard), Julian Joseph (lead guitar), Jim Brown (Bass - vocals), all fronted by the dynamic duo of Tarryn Britchford and Kirsty Gunther (vocalists).