Covers Band – Meet the Band

Pop of Ages are a professional covers band playing music from the 60’s through to the curent day. Each member is a higly experienced musician in their own right, having played in both covers bands and a wide range of original bands too. You can find out more about each member below.

MEET THE BAND

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Marc Hopkins

Lead Vocal
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Marc is an exceptionally talented vocalist who brings a unique sense of energy and fun to every event. CLICK FOR MORE
pop-of-ages-band-singer-marcMarc is a gifted performer and has gained much experience in the industry despite his youth! Marc’s dynamic performance and superb vocal ability is loved by audiences and has them shouting for more each and every time! Marc sings different musical genres effortlessly, allowing the band to entertain guests with a wide variety of classic covers to keep the dancefloor packed all night long!
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Andy Griffiths

Drums
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Andy is a highly skilled and experienced percussionist, drummer, session musician and teacher. CLICK FOR MORE
pop-of-ages-drummer-andyDuring his professional career, Andy has demonstrated V-drum electronic drum kits for Roland UK and the Music Industries Association, in London and the south of England. As well as the band’s full-time drummer, Andy is in high demand as a freelance musician and teacher. The addition of Andy on drums always enhances the band’s look and feel – highlighted by the fact that our 4,5 and 6 piece bands have become the most popular line-ups for weddings, parties and corporate functions.
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Kirstie Kay

Keyboards, Vocal & Musical Director
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Kirstie is a classy vocalist and skilled musician with many years experience in the professional music industry. CLICK FOR MORE
pop-of-ages-keyboard-player-kirstieKirstie studied at The Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama and is a highly experienced and passionate performer gracing audiences with her confidence, energy and charm. Her powerful vocals, keyboard skills and sparkling personality combine to create a dynamic and entertaining performance that will delight guests every time! Kirstie is a music examiner and performing arts specialist for Rockschool and is also our cocktail pianist.
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Mat Sibley

Tenor Saxophone
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Mat is a highly experienced professional sax player who has performed with some of the greatest names in music. CLICK FOR MORE
pop-of-ages-sax-player-matMat is without doubt one of the finest sax players in the UK and has worked with the likes of Jamie Cullum, Jools Holland, The Super Furry Animals & Joe Longthorne. He has toured with the Scissor Sisters and the Motown Show. With he wife Anna he also teaches and runs the Yamaha Music School in Bristol. Mat performs in our 5 and 6 piece line-ups and our acoustic Jazz Duo. Mat’s playing is exciting, soulful, jazzy, sensitive – everything you’d expect from the sexy saxophone and more.
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Dave Smith

Guitar, Vocal & Band Manager
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Band manager Dave is a well respected, talented and experienced guitarist who trained at the Guitar Institute of Technology, London. CLICK FOR MORE
pop-of-ages-guitarist-daveDave began his gigging career aged 16, honing his skills playing all styles from rock to jazz with equal ease! He adds close harmonies as well as playing guitar with great taste and musical skill. Influenced by many of the world’s greatest guitarists, his love of performance shines through on stage – especially when it’s time to get ‘real funky’! Dave is also the band manager and will be your direct contact before, during and after your event.
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Mark Grave

Trumpet
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Mark’s superb trumpet skills are a formidable addition when our 6 piece band with brass section are engaged. CLICK FOR MORE
pop-of-ages-trumper-player-markA former military player, Mark is a fabulous musician who features in our 6 piece band – alongside Mat on sax – adding sparkle, depth and sense of excitement that only a live brass section can create! Mark has a cheerful personality and performs with a highly infectious energy and enthusiasm that shines through on stage – he’s a pretty nifty percussionist too!

For availability and prices call 01793 870595