Meet the band

Meet the band – Suzy Lead singer of Firefly band

 

Name:
Suzy

What is your role in the band?
Lead singer & bandleader

How long have you been a musician?
Since I was 16.

Do you have any other passions or hobbies?
I’m a huge animal lover and I spend my time chasing after dogs and begging their owners for cuddles! And cats. Anything furry gets cuddled by me whether they like it or not.

What is your favourite song to perform?
Lost in Music

Where would you most like to perform?
Battersea Dogs & Cats Home

Fun Fact:
I have a giant rescue house bunny called Donkey, because he looks like a donkey.

 


 

Meet the band – Wendy Abrahams Backing Vocalist and Lead Vocalist in Firefly band

 

Name:
Wendy Abrahams

What is your role in the band?
Backing Vocalist/Lead Vocalist

How long have you been a musician?
5ft 8”

Do you have any other passions or hobbies?
Yoga/Pilates, Gardening, Walking, Baking and I’m one half of a double act with a talking mouse called Theo.

What is your favourite song to perform?
Anything that gets a crowd up on their feet dancing.

Where would you most like to perform?
The London Palladium

Fun Fact:
I’m a trained make-up artist and my most famous client was “Sooty”.

 


 

Name:
Dom Franks

What is your role in the band? 
Sax player and occasional percussion botherer. Need to get round to singing too as I seem to be the only band member not to have taken on lead vocals at some point.

How long have you been a musician? 
Long enough to know better… strangely for a neerdowell sax player I started out at 7 as a chapel chorister, but quickly moved on to clarinet, then sax, getting my first paid gig at 15 and never looking back.

Do you have any other passions or hobbies? 
Languages (I speak French and Italian), reading, travel, art… not very rock’n’roll.

What is your favourite song to perform? 
With Firefly? Must be Le Freak… those Nile Rogers songs get everyone going, regardless of age.

Where would you most like to perform?
Glastonbury!

Fun Fact:
I’m secretly a massive choral geek and love Renaissance music.

 


 

Meet the band – Mark Butler bass player for Firefly band

 

Name:
Mark Butler

What is your role in the band?
Bass Player

How long have you been a musician?
40 years

Do you have any other passions or hobbies?
Off road motorcycling

What is your favourite song to perform?
Easy Lover

Where would you most like to perform?
Glastonbury

Fun Fact:
When I lived in New York I was Bootsy Collins and Sly and Robbie’s Driver for a few months

 


 

Martyn drummer and vocalist for Firefly band

 

Name:
Martyn

What is your role in the band?
Drummer / Vocalist / Token Northerner

How long have you been a musician?
I’m a drummer, does that count? 40+ years

Do you have any other passions or hobbies?
Cinema and making music

Where would you most like to perform? 
Wembley Stadium

Fun Fact:
I love the ‘Batman’ films

 


 

Paul D Hardy keyboardist for Firefly band

 

Name:
Paul D. Hardy

What is your role in the band?
Keyboardist

How long have you been a musician?
48 years

Do you have any other passions or hobbies?
Java/SQL Programing & Tele.

What is your favourite song to perform?
Depends how I feel

Where would you most like to perform?
On the Moon

Fun Fact:
I was taught the piano in a Haunted Cottage

 


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