June / July 2016 Shows

Catch The Usual Suspects at one of their amazing summer shows over the next couple of months!

June 2016 

Friday 10th June : The Waggon and Horses, Cradley Heath

Saturday 11th June : The River Rooms, Stourbridge

Friday 17th June : The Red Man, Kidderminster

Saturday 25th June : Private Function, Holt Fleet, Worcestershire

July 2016

Friday 1st July : The Knights Quest, Black Heath

Sunday 3rd July : Wombourne Carnival, Wombourne

Saturday 16th July : The Chase Inn, Burntwood

Friday 22nd July : The Maverick, Amblecote, Stourbridge

Saturday 23rd July : Private Function, Hartlebury, Worcestershire

Upcoming Shows – April to June

April 2016

Saturday 23rd April : The Bulls Head, White Heath


June 2016 

Friday 10th June : The Waggon and Horses, Cradley Heath

Saturday 11th June : The River Rooms, Stourbridge

Friday 17th June : The Red Man, Kidderminster

Saturday 25th June : Private Function, Holt Fleet, Worcestershire

The River Rooms, Stourbridge : Saturday 11th June

The Usual Suspects will be making their debut at The River Rooms, Stourbridge on Saturday 11th June. The band promise to bring their best pop and rock anthems for you to sing and dance the night away to, and look forward to bringing the show to that fantastic stage with a killer sound and light show!

The band will be taking to the stage at 10pm following the England vs Russia European Football Championship game. The venue will be screening the match live so for those of you who want to watch it you can come down, take in the game and then enjoy some great music.

Book your babysitters now, this truly will be a fantastic night and the band would love to see supporters old and new enjoying the fabulous setting of Stourbridge’s premier live music venue.

As an extra special bonus, the will be a free admission show!

River Rooms

Welcome to Dan…

Please welcome our new guitarist, the amazing Dan Peacock. Dan is a seasoned performer and we look forward to further developing our set and production with him in the fold.
Dan will be joining us for all shows from 8th April as Luke leaves us to pursue his lifelong dream with Flash, a top Queen tribute band. We wish Luke all the best for the future – he has one final show on 26th March – and we want to all make Dan feel welcome.


Upcoming Shows – March / April 2016

Happy meteorological Spring to all of our followers! We have had a cracking start to the year with some amazing shows in some great venues. We have some big news to announce in the next few weeks, but first we thought we would update you with our March and April upcoming shows – more shows are regularly added so keep an eye on our website for any updates!


March 2016

Saturday 12th March : Coombe Social Club, Coventry

Saturday 26th March : The Waterfront, Barton Under Needwood

April 2016

Friday 8th April : The Dog and Doublet, Wolverhampton

Saturday 16th April : Jays Bar, Cradley Heath

Saturday 23rd April : The Bulls Head, White Heath

Much love

Jamie, Paul, Luke, Kate and David – The Usual Suspects

Upcoming Shows – January / February 2016

A list of dates currently confirmed for January and February are listed below. As always check the ‘Upcoming Shows’ page for the latest, up to the minute, listings.

January 2016

Friday 15th January : The Swan, Stourport On Severn

Friday 22nd January : The Knights Quest, Black Heath

Friday 29th January : The Waggon and Horses, Cradley Heath

February 2016

Saturday 13th February : Bridgtown Social Working Mens Club, Cannock

Friday 26th February : The Maverick, Amblecote, Stourbridge

The Usual Suspects

The Usual Suspects are a lively and fun female fronted, five piece band playing a wide range of the best rock and pop anthems. The Usual Suspects are a slick, professional function band that know how to work a crowd and pack a dance floor. With a wide repertoire that is regularly updated, you can expect to hear your favourite pop, rock, and soul songs from the 50’s right up to the present day. The band cover artists as diverse as Bon Jovi, Queen, Katy Perry, Duran Duran, Cher, The B52’s Tina Turner, Bryan Adams, Pink, Journey, Fleetwood Mac, Jessie J, Lady Antebellum, Van Halen, Stevie Wonder….the list goes on!

The lineup of the band is as follows :

Kate Peacock – Lead Vocals

Luke Timmins – Guitar / Vocals
Paul Morgan– Bass Guitar / Vocals

Jamie Morgan – Drums / Percussion / Vocals

David Handy – Keyboards / Vocals

You may recognise some of the names above as top local musicians from successful acts such as The Commandments, The Anthems, Cover Up and No Questions Asked.

The band are able to perform at any venue or function with it’s exciting five-piece line up, widely regarded as one of the premier acts in the Midlands. The band has already undertaken function work, as well as festival and pub / club shows. The show can be tailored to your individual requirements. The band provide full PA and lighting, with its own engineer and come with many years of gigging experience.

DJ music or background music between sets is available upon request, and an ipod connection is available if you wish to make your own playlist for your event.

Book now with confidence!

2015 Shows

Keep up to date with upcoming shows via the Upcoming Shows page – the remaining public shows for 2015 are as follows :

Friday 13th November : The Old Greyhound, Worcester City Centre

Friday 11th December : Cradley Heath Liberal Club, Cradley Heath (£3 admission)

Saturday 12th December : The Brinton Arms, Stourport

Saturday 26th December : The Cross, Oldswinford, Stourbridge

The band hope to see lots of you singing and dancing along as we roll through the early part of the winter! 2016 promises to be a big year for The Usual Suspects….

Bookings for 2015 / 2016

The Usual Suspects still have some limited availability for 2015 / 2016 performances, whether this be function work, pub and club gigs and everything in between the band are keen to hear from you! The Usual Suspects are currently receiving rave reviews for their shows in and around the Midlands and Shropshire, and are quickly establishing themselves as one of the premier acts in the area. Set lengths can be tailored to your specification and the current set has a great mix of pop and rock, there is something for all everyone old and young! Remaining dates are booking fast – get in touch today to avoid disappointment.

The Olde Queens Head, Halesowen – Saturday 24th October

Get booking babysitters and polishing your dancing shoes, we are coming live to the West Midlands this Autumn, with the first date of our Autumn Tour being Saturday 24th October at The Olde Queens Head, Halesowen. This is a great venue, and has recently been refurbished. We promise a great night of pop and rock classics – tell your friends!

The following weekend we are delighted to be appearing at Oldbury Royal British Legion for a special gala performance. This is a private event, and one that we are incredibly proud to be associated with.

Keep an eye on both this website and our Facebook page for some of the other great shows we have planned between now and Christmas.

If you are a venue in need of an act please get in touch, we do have some limited availability in 2015 and would be pleased to discuss your requirements.