New Guitarist, Keyboard player and album!

UK based Classic Rock / Progers  The Room are very sad to announce the departure of the bands Keyboard player Steve Checkley, who has decided to leave the band to concentrate on the increasing demands of family life. Steve joined the band in 2011 and appeared on both Open Fire […]

First Show for 2018

Well all that Christmas / New Year thing has rushed past for another season and back into rehearsals we go. Our first show of the year is at The Civic Hall Nantwich where we join an excellent bill of Blues, Rock and Metal artists raising money for MacMillan. Check out […]

Love these Photos

It has been said that I can be quite aggressive in my style of playing. I don’t know where that comes from. Anyway thanks to Trevor Cotterell and Concert Photography Plus for these!

Danfest 7

Really looking forward to playing Danfest 7 a proggy festival held every year at The Musician Leicester and promoted by the amazing Danny Mayo. The festival runs over Friday and Saturday 24th – 25th Nov and is likely to be my last live show of the year.

Prog for Peace

We will be playing a 4 band show at The Iron Horse Sidcup on November 11th 2017. The Show features The Far Meadow, Konchordat, The Gift and ourselves The Room Music starts at 4.30 pm, Happy hour to 7pm and we are on stage at 8pm Tickets are just £12 […]

40 years on

It was 40 years ago on the 7th July 1977 that I played my first ever live show. It was with my oldest mate Colin Freeborn in a band called Flame or Jackal or Brainquake (I really cant remember). The show was at Pangbourne college and we featured way down […]

Birthday messages

Thanks to everyone who sent me a birthday message via email or social media. I was delighted to receive one from my bass string supplier, The Bass Centre which was really cool. We have a long rehearsal on Sunday getting ready for the show with the legends Focus and the […]

Opening for Focus

So excited about our band The Room opening the show for the legendary Focus. Hocus Pocus and Sylvia were two fantastic pieces I grew up listening to. The show is at The Robin 2 which is in Bilston, West Midlands. It’s a venue we know really well having played there […]