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The Most Authentic U2 Tribute Band

Elevation – The U2 Experience is an unequalled U2 tribute act that completely captures the powerful and emotional essence of a live U2 show. Whether performing for an intimate gathering or playing to tens of thousands, Elevation leave every audience feeling as though they’ve been part of a passionate and unforgettable experience.

Elevation, U2 tribute act play to thousands at outdoor gig in Liverpool

Covering the complete U2 songbook, Elevation have performed worldwide. Playing regularly to crowds across the UK & Ireland as well as bookings in Italy, Luxembourg, Slovenia and as far as Bahrain and India.

Stuart / Bono

Stuart is an accomplished musician & songwriter with a strong vocal talent. Before Elevation, Stuart was the lead vocalist for the band ‘Indian Summer’, touring Britain and Europe to promote his two independent single releases ‘Welcome to the Sun’ and ‘Invisible People’. In addition to his musical career, Stuart is a trained Actor. He has appeared in numerous TV ads and Theatre productions. He is also a talented Artist, his paintings and glass etchings are often displayed in regional Art Exhibitions and his commissioned work can be found in numerous businesses throughout the North West.

Alan / The Edge

Alan’s musical career started playing the Merseyside cabaret circuit at age 14. He went on to join ‘Louis & the Lettermen’, touring the UK and Denmark, who recorded their first single in 1989, produced by Clive Langer and Alan Winstanley. After working as a session guitarist in Denmark, In 1990 Alan joined ‘The Tambourines’. The band released 2 independent singles and toured around Britain and Europe. Support tours included Echo and the Bunnymen, The River City People and The Real People. Alan spent some time as a session guitarist for ‘The River City People’, and in 1993 joined ‘The Singing Ringing Tree’, co-writing/producing their Debut Album, ‘Drive’ for Elektra Records, which was launched in New York.In 1995 Alan became the guitarist for The Real People, releasing 4 singles and the album ‘What’s on the Outside’. Support Tours included Ocean Colour Scene, Paul Weller, Inxs, Oasis and Travis.

Tony / Adam

Tony’s career started in 1980 as bass player & songwriter with ‘Sebastian’s Men’. Whilst promoting the single ‘Horizon’ co,produced with Gil Norton, he toured the UK and recorded a Radio 1 session. ‘Horizon’ reached No.11
in the independent charts. In 1985 Tony co-formed the ‘16 Tambourines’. He signed a major recording/publishing contract with BMG/Arista Records and co-wrote the album ‘How Green is your Valley’, 2 singles from which entered the national charts. The 16 Tambourines headlined many UK tours and completed major stadium tours supporting Squeeze, Wet Wet Wet and Hue & Cry, making appearances on TV/Radio including Radio 1 sessions. In 1990, with a new line up the ‘16 Tambourines’ became ‘The Tambourines’ who toured extensively in the UK and Europe and released 2 independent singles. Amongst other projects Tony went on to form the band ‘Catapult’, touring the UK performing and recording his own material. He now runs his own musical production company Catapult Enterprises.

Mark / Larry

Mark’s career began signing his first record deal with ‘The Skyscrapers’ for Zilch Records in 1979, releasing 3 single’s and the album ‘Mad Hatters & Autumn Rain’ . In 1982 Mark fronted his own band ‘Cry Cry Cry’ which ended in 1983 when he moved on to form ‘Some Party’, performing his own songs. The band signed a managent contract with London based ‘Nomis’ and recorded demo’s financed by EMI. As a favour to a friend Mark became a backing singer, originally for a couple of gigs, but continued for 2 years! The band ‘One More Story’ released their own independent album and toured the UK. Mark then joined ‘The Tambourines’ (with Tony and Alan) chasing the illusive record deal, recording and touring until “desperation drove the singer off his bonce!” Soon after, Mark joined ‘The Singing Ringing Tree’, signing a publishing deal with Warner Chapel and record deals with Sire, Elektra and ultimately Elton John’s Rocket Records. They played New York and shot a video in LA before the band finished in the Late 90’s.