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

RotoSound Strings

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


Saturday, 10 March 2018 at 21:00 at The Midland, Derby Road, Stapleford, NG9 7AZ


Saturday, 17 March 2018 at 21:00 at The Coracle, Sundorne Road, Shrewsbury, Shropshire SY1 4RR


Sunday, 18 March 2018 at 16:00 at The Black Lion, 3 Main Street, Blackfordby, Swadlincote DE11 8AB


Friday, 23 March 2018 at 21:00 at Kilburn Welfare Social Club, Chapel Street, Kilburn, Derbys DE56 0NR


Saturday 24 March 2018 at 20:45–23:00 at The Crusader, Hartness Road, Nottingham NG11 8SG


Sunday, 25 March 2018 at 18:00 at The Harrow, The Market Place, Ilkeston DE7 5QA


Friday, 30 March 2018 at 21:00 at Corner House, Second Ave, Branston, Burton-on-Trent, DE14 2WF


Saturday, 31 March 2018 at 21:00 at Crown Hotel. Western Boulevard Wollaton Nottingham NG8 1PE


Sunday 1 April 2018 at 19:00 at The Poet & Castle, 2 Alfreton Road, Codnor DE5 9QY