Abstracts are, Stevey "Cocktail"
Mills on bass and backing vocals, Mark Harris
plays rhythm guitar and lead vocals, Matt Whiting keeps the beat and Mark Parrish supplies
lead guitar and backing vocals.
The band was born out of two very well known Gloucestershire
bands, My Best Shirt and Big Box.
Disguised as Santa's Little Helpers
they have provided live music to over 20,000 people between at Cirencester's
Advent Market, probably the largest community event in the
Cotswolds, and shared a stage with Elizabeth
Messenger and Dom Joly.
(Below) Stevie "Cocktail"
Mills Bass and Harmonies
(Below) Mark Harris
- Lead Vocals and Rhythm Guitar
(Below) Matt Whiting - Drums
(Below) Mark Parrish - Lead
Guitar and Vocals
(Below) Dave McGilvray - Drums Alternative
Where we have played...
Marquees in the middle of a field, back gardens,
pubs, clubs and some of the best venues in the Cotswolds for example:-
Tythe Barn Tetbury - Lovely Cotswold wedding venue with
a neat little stage!
by The Lake in Cheltenham - in the old Arle Court - great
Jazz Suite - check it out!
Court - Lower Slaughter Gloucestershire- Very romantic lovely
venue for a wedding in the heart of the Cotswolds.
Centre - Kingscote Park Nr Tetbury, Gloucestershire, different,
peaceful ideal green wedding venue.
Castle in the Forest of Dean Gloucestershire- used to be
studio used by Sweet, Bad Company, Black Sabbath, Deep Purple
and Led Zeppelin. Now a perfect wedding venue.
Great Barn at Hellens Manor - Near Ledbury - great facilities
for bands, easy to set up with back stage area!
Hart Inn - Ford Nr Chippenham - Lovely Pub venue
- Kemble a unique venue for a wedding or party based in
the middle of an airfield!
House - Broadway beautiful views and classic Cotswold wedding
Tree Hotel - Burford. Known as one of the most picturesque
towns in the country
Cheltenham Chase Hotel, Shurdington Road, Brockworth, Gloucestershire.
House Hotel - Lovely 'boutique' hotel favoured by A list
celebrities (and us) website is a bit of a handful!
Stratton House Hotel - Just outside Cirencester
Spa at Stratton - 19thC Edwardian Manor House on the outskirts
50th birthday party, 21st birthday party, no matter
what age the audience, they never fail to delight with their eclectic
mix of originally interpreted covers and lively performance. Weddings,
anniversaries, Christmas parties, corporate events have all benefited
from the live music of The Abstracts.