The Katy Perry Tribute Band ” featuring Katy Ellis.
This addition to the Katy Perry experience expands not only the professional delivery to the show but also recreates an original Katy Perry show feel. The band members included are young and professional musicians who each have their own qualities and traits to achieve successful careers as performers together and individually.
The band has been working together closely as a band, but also working with each other within many of their own individual projects for a number of years! Altogether, the band have the experience to demonstrate fantastic musicianship and professionalism when performing and during any interactions with an audience. Each member of the Katy Perry Tribute Band carry themselves with style and stage presence, really making the Ultimate Experience come to life!
The Katy Perry Tribute Band has a consistent line-up of three or four musicians, depending on which show has been booked. The option of additional backing singers and professional dancers has this show delivering a night to remember. Overall, the show is approximately one hour in length; guiding each member of the audience through all of Katy’s greatest hits mixed with energy and fun! – Every single time!
Meet some of the Katy Perry Tribute band members:
Owen currenly plays with Olly Flavell in his backing band, and including his solo work and previous Indie-Rock band Fluidity, Owen has played legendary Manchester venues Gorilla, The O2 Academy, and The Ritz; as well as winning song writing awards, securing an endorsement with Rotosound Strings and playing festival stages across the UK to thousands of people. In addition to his original music, he runs, sings and plays guitar in his function band Friends of The Bride. He plays upbeat, modern indie, pop and rock covers at weddings, corporate gigs and parties. He is also in a Manchester based agency Genre Music, performing weekday gigs at their many venues. Owen has also DJ’ed numerous club nights, having DJ’ed the Braindead event at Zombie Shack since its inception, and previously having a residency at Doncaster’s The Priory Nightclub. With his Hendrix-esque guitar playing style, Owen has also found work playing on numerous sessions, recording at Blueprint Studios, Iron Gate studios and ABC Audioworks. In his spare time, Owen runs a local Manchester promotions company (called Return To Rock Manchester), which regularly runs gig nights at iconic venues Gullivers and The Castle Hotel. From a home studio, Owen often collaborates on songwriting sessions, producing high quality demo’s in a variety of styles, from Electronic Dance Music, Acoustic Singer- Songwriters, Hard Rock and even Orchestral arrangements. Owen has also recorded music to visuals, having provided music for various radio jingles, TV commercials and Film. Owen is currently a Brand Ambassador for the NME magazine, in charge of promotion and distribution. ” Has an uncanny knack of writing the perfect indie song” Briggy Smale, ex Radio 1 host.
Dave has been making music from a very young age, having being raised by musicians. He holds a BA (Hons) degree in Popular Music Performance, and has been tutored in his instrument by some of the best in the country! He also has a very diverse taste in music, as well as playing style, which he has developed over the years from working with numerous artists around the patch.
Matt first started playing drums at the age of 7, by the time he was 14 he was playing in bands around the country. Matt has played in cabaret bands doing tours of theatres and venues ever since in both the uk and abroad. Matt has been seen on music videos for the script, and has played for the Royal family. In 2015 Matt set up his own lighting business and is the lighting designer and programmer for most of the shows he is in. You can follow matt on Instagram/sheffieldlightingdesigner
Liam has been playing the guitar now for over twelve years. He studied popular music at BCU and has a BA Hons in popular music. He has also been teaching his awesome guitar skills for five years. Liam plays many different style on the guitar including; rock, pop, country, jazz, funk and more. He plays in various bands regularly. Liam’s skills on the guitar are so impressive and we are really excited for Liam to be a part of our 1989 Taylor Swift Tribute Band!
Ben has been playing the bass professioanlly now for over five years. He studied popular music at BCU and has had consistent lessons in music since a very early age. He plays in many bands, and in many different styles from rock. rock and roll to jazz, rock and blues. He also has played with Mark Summers in his ELVIS tribute band, in 2017 completing a year long Butlins Tour. Ben has played all over the world and continues to enjoy playing and learning different styles of music.
Ben has been drumming for over 13 years and now holds a Bachelor’s
Degree (BMus Hons) in Music Performance. Ben has played gigs for the whole of his drumming career, playing his first gig at 10 years of age and continuing to gig regularly until it almost became full time in 2015, giving him a lot of experience for his age.
Now a professional drummer, Ben has played all over Europe and puts an emphasis on bringing out the best in those he works with, with an increased focus on functionality and serving the music. Ben is always working behind the scenes in the studio with an up and coming artist, often not only giving solid drum takes but also helping with arrangements and compositional ideas as he comfortably takes on his other role as a composer. Having also arranged his compositions for choir, Ben consistently pushes himself above and beyond to be the best musician he can be.
Katy Ellis’s Professional Katy Perry dancers. With authentic costuming and top Choreography by Jennifer Cassidy. These Dancers will give your event the WOW factor! All dancers have been trained at the UK’s most prestigious performing arts schools. They all work professionally and really give the show that glitz and glamour feel. The show is available with 2-6 dancers, really adding to the production, with multiple costume changes. The costuming is first class and ever outfit is treasured with the finest details. I really can’t stress enough how these girls make the show a great show to an outstanding production.
Jennifer Cassidy- Choreographer
As a free lance choreographer Jennifer has extensive experience choreographing for show productions on board ships, corporate gigs and theatre shows. Some most recent credits include, ‘Rock n laughter’ Britannia pier ‘Broadway rhythms’ Carlisle racecourse and numerous productions onboard Fred Olsen cruise lines and Tallink ships. Jen is also proud of a successful dance career with credits including, 5 years at sea as dance captain and company manger on various 5 star cruise liners, including the very classic ‘saga cruises’ along with various hotels, theatres and venues across the UK .She loves to put her creative skills to good use and has done an exceptional job with the choreography for Katy Ellis’s Taylor Swift and Katy Perry Tribute.
Frankie Wasley – Dance Captain
Frankie has been dancing professionally for the last 8 years, her performances have been based within the UK and abroad, on TV, arena/ festival performances, corporate events and theatres. Some of her credits include:
Hatty Keane – support act for JLS uk arena tour
Jsol – support act for Jeremih, Omarion, Bobby Valentino – London o2 arena
Electric daisy carnival 2013 and 2016 -Hardwell, Axwell and Ingrosso, Martin Garrix
Liverpool pride – Mason Noise (x factor)
Reminisce festival 2015 and 2017
Her TV work includes: Channel 4, ITV2, MTV, BBC 3
When she is not performing she’s teaches dance and fitness classes to all ages and abilities.