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Alley Gator still play blues and RnB with a touch of rock.  Like the Texas swing of Stevie Ray?  We play it. Chicago Blues? Hear our tribute to Sonny Boy Williamson. Into the Southern boogie of Skynyrd or ZZ Top? You got it.  West Coast Psychadelic Blues from Canned Heat and The Doors? Brit Blues boy Clapton? Essex R'n'B from Feelgood? It’s all there in our set.  Throw in some Steamhammer, Thin Lizzy and a curveball from The Cult and there’s something  for most pub music lovers. Check out the gig guide and see us soon.  If you’ve got suggestions for numbers that would suit our style, talk to the band, we’re always open to suggestions...

about the band...

Throughout the ‘90s 'The Repo Brothers' played many successful gigs in and around West Yorkshire with a healthy mix of Rock, RnB and Blues from the 1950s to the 1980s. Into the  next decade with a bit of a downturn in the pub scene and general pressure of work and families the band took a bit of a break but reconvened in 2010 with plenty of encouragement from friends and fans in their home base of Denholme near Bradford.  Rehearsals and occasional gigs went well but continued pressure of work meant original drummer Tommy Tomlinson was not always available. The rest of the band, Coz Tomlinson on lead guitar, bassist Jamie Illingworth, singer Chris Burgin and harmonica player and rhythm guitarist John Shipman began rehearsing with drummer Colin Brown.  Initially, they explored favourite tracks from the Repo’s repertoire but Colin brought a different feel to the band (Hear him driving the band forward towards the end of L.A. Woman) and renewed enthusiasm for the music led the guys to look for new material.  As this snowballed a new band was born...