BEYOND EARTH

Devon party band
playing stratospheric hits from the 80s

Mission Background

Beyond Earth are a band from Devon, England, who play the best songs from the 80s.
Founded in 2017, they are quickly gaining a well earned reputation for being one of the most exciting function bands in the South West.
Beyond earth can be hired as a 4, 5 or 6 piece band, and are available for weddings, public and private hire events throughout Devon, Cornwall and Somerset, and typically offer up to 2 hours of quality live music from the 80s for competitive rates.
Please click on the first contact link to obtain a quotation for your event or to find out more information. Alternatively see the FAQ’s page or contact us via social media.
Please check out the “Crew” to find out more about the players…
Sadly none of the band have had the opportunity to actually go into space yet, but having us play at your event will be almost as exciting!

Crew

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For your entertainment pleasure…

Kevin began performing with his school rock band in 1975.  After a time

playing  around the pubs and working men’s clubs of Bristol, South West and South Wales, he was  offered the opportunity to play with Les Gray’s MUD, and toured for several years around the UK, Ireland and Europe.

 Most recently he’s been involved in numerous musical projects, including musical theatre performances and function bands across Devon

Kevin Fairburn - Bass/Vocals

Kevin began performing with his school rock band in 1975. After a time playing around the pubs and working men’s clubs of Bristol, South West and South Wales, he was offered the opportunity to play with Les Gray’s MUD, and toured for several years around the UK, Ireland and Europe. Most recently he’s been involved in numerous musical projects, including musical theatre performances and function bands across Devon
Simon is a well-established award-winning saxophonist and vocalist performing across Devon, Cornwall, Dorset and further afield. His versatility as our frontman combines strong vocals, entertaining and a wry observational humour. In addition to this, his superb saxophone skills are second to none.

Simon Mansfield - Vocals/Saxophone

Simon is a well-established award-winning saxophonist and vocalist performing across Devon, Cornwall, Dorset and further afield. His versatility as our frontman combines strong vocals, entertaining and a wry observational humour. In addition to this, his superb saxophone skills are second to none.
It'd be very easy to attribute Sam's amazing vocal abilities to having a really fine set of tonsils, but he doesn't have any, so it must just be that he is a damned fine singer!

Sam Wrey - Vocals

It’d be very easy to attribute Sam’s amazing vocal abilities to having a really fine set of tonsils, but he doesn’t have any, so it must just be that he is a damned fine singer!
At just 23 years of age, Glenn is developing a fast growing reputation as one of the most accomplished performers and teachers on the South West music scene. Glenn has an outstanding technique, and drives the Beyond Earth set with skill and solid precision. Glenn enjoys playing drums in many styles, and is also currently involved in big band and orchestral projects. Glenn also has his own teaching and session business, and can be seen performing regularly with local artists.

Glenn Jones - Drums

At just 23 years of age, Glenn is developing a fast growing reputation as one of the most accomplished performers and teachers on the South West music scene. Glenn has an outstanding technique, and drives the Beyond Earth set with skill and solid precision. Glenn enjoys playing drums in many styles, and is also currently involved in big band and orchestral projects. Glenn also has his own teaching and session business, and can be seen performing regularly with local artists.
Conrad has been playing and teaching the guitar for over 30 years, and has recorded several solo albums to critical acclaim. In 2011 he was a finalist in the UK Guitarist of the Year competition and has endorsed Framus Guitars, Sfarzo strings, Danelectro and Moen effects among others over the years. Conrad also records online lessons with Guitarmasterclass.net.

Conrad Harpham - Guitar/Vocals

Conrad has been playing and teaching the guitar for over 30 years, and has recorded several solo albums to critical acclaim. In 2011 he was a finalist in the UK Guitarist of the Year competition and has endorsed Framus Guitars, Sfarzo strings, Danelectro and Moen effects among others over the years. Conrad also records online lessons with Guitarmasterclass.net.
Roger has been playing the keyboard for over 40 years and has

played in numerous venues over that time. He has worked as a

keyboard demonstrator, performer and tutor, and has spent time working as a Musical Director at a Devon based holiday park,

followed by a stint as an Entertainments Manager in Dorset. He currently performs regularly in the South West, and produces music for musical theatre productions.

Roger Parkes - Keyboard/Vocals

Roger has been playing the keyboard for over 40 years and has played in numerous venues over that time. He has worked as a keyboard demonstrator, performer and tutor, and has spent time working as a Musical Director at a Devon based holiday park, followed by a stint as an Entertainments Manager in Dorset. He currently performs regularly in the South West, and produces music for musical theatre productions.

Mission Set List

BEYOND EARTH

Our set lists are entirely flexible – Songs can be omitted from, or added to your show to suit your needs. Given sufficient time, if you have a special song from the 80s you would really like us to play, then we’ll do our best to add it to the set.  Here’s an idea of what we do…

 

Rio – Duran Duran
Africa – Toto
Baggy Trousers – Madness
Love and Pride – King
Take on Me – Aha
Summer of 69 – Bryan Adams
Hungry Like the Wolf – Duran Duran
Land Down Under – Men at Work
Footloose – Kenny Loggins
The Riddle – Nick Kershaw
Karma Chameleon – Culture Club
A Little Respect – Erasure
Never Gonna Give You Up – Rick Astley
Caribbean Queen – Billy Ocean
Gold – Spandau Ballet
Poison Arrow – ABC
I won’t let the sun go down on me – Nick Kershaw
Freedom – Wham!
Power of Love – Huey Lewis
House of Fun – Madness



Beat
It – Michael Jackson
Is There Something I Should Know? – Duran Duran
Wake me Up Before You Go Go – Wham!
Too Shy – Kajagoogoo
Danger zone – Kenny Loggins
Jump – Van Halen
I’m Your Man – Wham!
The Heat is On – Glenn Frey

Uptown Girl – Billy Joel
When the Going Gets tough – Billy Ocean
Everybody wants to rule the world – Tears for Fears
Wouldn’t it be good – Nik Kershaw
Careless Whisper – Wham!
True – Spandau Ballet
Rhythm of the Night – DeBarge
Notorious – Duran Duran
Tell Her About It – Billy Joel
Easy Lover – Phil Collins
King of Wishful Thinking – Go West

First Contact

To book Beyond Earth, or for more information, please send us a message on Facebook or use the contact form below

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