Andre Preview - Bass/Vocals

                                                              Jamie Thackeray  - Drums

Anton Goldapples - Guitar/ Lead Vocals


                                                          MORE CLATTER, LESS CHATTER!



Two of the chaps worked for the same firm, but after their last big job together, Andre and Anton had to go ‘away’ for a while...


After the departure of longest serving drummer Rich, a chance meeting at Lucky Jims gentlemans drinking establishment with Jamie Thackeray, (a direct descendant* of  William Makepeace Thackeray the 19th century English novelist best known for his satirical works and pioneer of the modern drunkit**) led to him being offered the vacant drumstool. He declined and brought his own instead.


And so The Modest continue to enthusiastically and energetically peddle live versions of the music they love from artists such as The Small Faces, The Who, The Action, The Kinks, The Jam,  The Specials, Northern Soul, Motown, Stax...and more.




**definitely a lie

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Andre Preview uses

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NEXT GIGS (for full gig list see Live Dates):


Friday, 19 May 2017



Saturday, 20 May 2017 at 21:00 at Heanor Town FC, Mayfield Avenue, Heanor DE75 7EN


Sunday, 21 May 2017 at 17:00 at Rock & Fountain, 32 Castle Foregate, Shrewsbury SY1 2EH


Friday, 26 May 2017 at 21:15 at The Bell Inn, 18 Angel Row, Nottingham NG1 6HL


Saturday, 27 May 2017 at 21:00 at The Tiffany Lounge, 1 Midland Road, Derby, DE1 2SN


Sunday 28 May 2017 at 16:00 at The Grange Inn, Casey Lane, Burton-on-Trent, DE14 2JQ


Friday, 2 June 2017 at 20:30 at Richmond Holiday Centre, Richmond Dr, Skegness, Lincolnshire PE25 3TQ


Saturday, 3 June 2017 at 21:00 at Crown Hotel. Western Boulevard Wollaton Nottingham NG8 1PE


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