Bands & Projects
Harry Garbutt has been involved in an exciting mix of musical projects and bands in his career to date. Taking up the role as Musical Director, Keyboardist or manager of the band, artist or project.
Central Avenue Band
Band Manager, Musical Director, Keyboardist
Composed of highly trained young professionals, Central Avenue are the new wave of corporate function party band; guaranteeing a night of the highest quality entertainment for all ages and music tastes. Available as a 5 to 12 piece line up.
Central Avenue cover all styles of music from Disco through to Funk, Soul, Motown and Contemporary Pop - providing musical entertainment for every occasion.
Lost in Music - One Night at the Disco
This show boasts a sensational live band, incredibly talented cast and stunning vocals and is sure to have you dancing in the aisles! So, come dressed to impress as we celebrate the golden age of Disco. Relive some of the greatest songs of all time from artists such as Donna Summer, Gloria Gaynor, Earth, Wind & Fire, Sister Sledge and Chic.
Harry is performing with Lost in Music as Keyboard Player and Musical Director. He was heavily involved in the production and launch of the show
Keyboardist, Musical Director
Faith – The George Michael Legacy returns with a brand-new production for 2019. A stunning celebration remembering one of the greatest singer, songwriters of all time. This energetic, vibrant musical journey brings to life 35 years of hits from George’s glittering career.
Harry is the Keyboard Player and Musical Director on 'Faith – The George Michael Legacy' UK Tour 2019.
The Bandeoke Experience UK
Harry is currently a member of the Bandeoke Experience in the UK. The Bandeoke Experience is a specialist show providing a fun interactive way for you to party, where you and your guests come up and sing with an experienced live band and strut your stuff.
Demonstrating a repertoire of 225 songs, Harry has been a member of the Bandeoke Experience since September 2018.
Direct from London’s West End, this is the world’s favourite George Michael tribute show. Get ready for an unforgettable evening celebrating the global superstar that is George Michael. Make new memories whilst reliving old classics. The show features all his hits including Father Figure, Freedom, Faith and many more. This is one show-stopping extravaganza you do not want to miss! You’ll be getting up (to get down) to all your best-loved songs from Wham and George’s solo career including Careless Whisper, Freedom 90, Outside and Too Funky!
Harry is currently playing keyboards on the FastLove UK Tour.
Motown Live Revue: 'Signed, Sealed and Delivered'
Motown Live Revue is an amazing show with a stellar cast of singers and a powerhouse band to take you on a journey through some of Motor City’s countless hits from some of the world’s biggest artists. The show features the best in classic funk, rhythm & blues and soul from perhaps the most famous record label in history - Motown!
Harry played with 'Signed, Sealed, Delivered' in June 2018 at Pizza Express Live in Soho, London.
There´s a new kid on the block as far as entertainers in Benidorm are concerned and boy, or should I say boyo, is he good. There´s no guessing from that one word what nationality he is – Welsh and the most iconic voice to come from the hills is Sir Tom Jones. Andy Wood not only sounds like the megastar but even resembles him – you will definitely do a double take when you spot him on stage.
Harry has played keyboards for Benidorm Tom around the UK.
South West Band
SouthWest are a professional live, fun, energetic band that is made up of exceptionally talented musicians that live and breathe live music.
Performing energetic, up-tempo songs from the best acts around, SouthWest are perfect for your Wedding, Party, Corporate or University event.
Harry is playing with the South West Band regularly around the UK.
Session Keyboardist, Musical Director
Lauren is an Acoustic Pop Singer-Songwriter from Worcestershire, UK. Her first EP 'Prada Shoes' was self released at the budding age of 16 and entered the iTunes Album charts reaching, a respectable, position 15.
Following on from this success she has achieved BBC Introducing track of the week with her singles ‘Tough Love’ and 'Little Secrets'. The BBC also played another of Lauren's tracks, 'Crazy Habits', across the BBC Local Radio Network.
In 2016 Lauren was a Finalist in the Open Mic UK Future Music contest.
Mardhys got off to a flying start in their town of origin, Guildford, with two sold-out headliner shows. They played Always The Sun festival and followed it with a sold-out show alongside Frank Turner. They started participating in the UK festival scene, including Victorious Festival in Portsmouth. In August '17 they released their first single 'Jasmine' which was recorded at London's renowned studio Metropolis and mastered at the famous Abbey Road studio. Their new and refreshing sound has been received with full enthusiasm by audiences.
The Garforth Jazz Rock Band
Formed in 2003, Garforth Jazz Rock Band has performed all over the UK, as well as touring Ireland, Germany and South Africa.
Expect an exciting and diverse set of Funk, Jazz, Soul and inventive arrangements of well-known tunes delivered by some fantastic musicians, led by musical director Dave Evans.
Harry was a member of the Garforth Jazz Rock Band from 2012 to 2016.
Keyboardist, original member
Capacity are a five-piece Jazz/Funk/Soul covers band based in Leeds. Harry is the keyboardist and one of the founding members of Capacity.
They have consistently toured the pub, club, wedding and corporate circuit since 2013. They supported the 80s sensation Shakatak, The Tom Gee Band and have played with Richard Ormrod and Dread Supreme.
Harry is a leading member of Capacity and takes a strong role in the social media and has acted as promoter for the band.
Bethia is a 20-year-old Singer/Songwriter from Reading. Her current musical influences are Zara Larsson, Sinead Harnett, Jorja Smith and Kehlani etc. In early February this year, she released her first acoustic EP “Hit of Heaven” which includes four original songs and has proven to be very successful. She is currently working on new music with her band which she is excited to release soon!
Harry played with Bethia at R&B artist Ricky Gabriel's single release night ft Emma Kelly, Sasha Lillie, Kenya Johnson at
Those Gospel Dogs
Harry was the keyboardist in Those Gospel Dogs for 2 years. Those Gospel Dogs are high quality 6 piece funk, soul and rock band based in Leeds. Made up of wonderfully talented and experienced musicians with many years gigging experience between them.
Playing classic tunes and the current grooves to get the party started and get that dance floor full! Their playlist includes James Brown, Stevie Wonder, Amy Winehouse, Bruno Mars, Marvin Gaye, Billy Ocean, Silo Green but to name a few.
Dead End Riveria
Dead End Riveria are Inspired by La Debauche et la Mort - and the conviction that all you need for a pop group is a girl and a gun. DEAD END RIVIERA perform sleazy lounge noir for the jaded.
Harry was the keyboardist in Dead End Riveria in 2015 and recorded organ and piano on their debut album L'Appel Du Vide EP.