A unique, energetic and fun loving party band, The Freebirds perform popular music spanning the decades in their own soulful, captivating and larger than life style. Stevie, Tom and Ben are three close friends who all share a passion for writing and recording their own material within the music industry. Combined together, their flair for creativity and love for the music translates straight to the dance floor. With two lead vocals, a constant flow of harmonies and being multi instrumentalists, The Freebirds packs an energy punch with the equivalent of a six to seven piece band. From 1950’s rock n roll, 1970’s funk/soul, 80s classics to the present, it is guaranteed that you will find yourself swinging, singing and dancing along to an authentic and loveable sound, leaving nothing but awesome memories.
Vocalist/Songwriter, Obsessed with Rock n Roll acts like Chuck Berry, Little Richard and Eddie Cochran. Has collaborated and written with artists such as A.M.E, Jamie T, Simon Tong, Youth and Alpines. The guitarst and other lead vocalist of the band. Ambitious in putting a different spin on known songs them whilst keeping the familiarity everybody knows and loves.
A solo artist in his own right with a number one hit in Japan and a wealth of original material, Stevie is incredible force on and off the stage. His passion for swing/blues, well crafted pop music and spontaneity, brings a sparkle and smile to all.
Ben has been a professional drummer since the age of sixteen. He is the powerhouse of the group and a drummer with an incredible falsetto vocal tone for harmonies. His love for Tower of Power and Fleetwood Mac adds great variety and bridges the gap between the genres of music.
The Freebirds comprises of Tom Farrer on guitar and vocals, Stevie Appleton on guitar, piano and vocals, and Ben Niblett on drums and backing vocals.
TRIO LINE UP:
Keys + Guitar + Drums. This line-up offers incredible value for it's lightweight size. All three members are singer-instrumentalists, delivering all your favourite songs with their own natural charm, featuring stunning harmonies, backing vocals, and relaxed energy - perfect for a events requiring a lounge, background or canapes-style set.
4 PIECE LINE UP:
As per the 3 piece, plus saxophone. Works beautifully for both canapes set and party set.
5 PIECE LINE UP:
As per the 4 piece, plus bass guitar. This is the preferred line up for a blistering party set to get all your guests up and dancing!
8 PIECE LINE UP:
As per the 5 piece line up, plus a second guitar, trumpet and percussion. The Freebirds ultimate party machine!