About Sonic Boom

Sonic Boom are a High Energy Professional Event/Party Band.

With years of gigging experience Sonic Boom have performed with renowned celebrities including: DJ Scott Mills, Comedian Tim Vine and YouTube sensations Camille and Kennerley (The Harp Twins). 

Sonic Boom give 110% at every show that they play and are highly regarded by all their previous clients as providing the highlight to their special day or event (please see our feedback page)

The Band play at events such as Weddings, Corporate Bashes, Birthday Parties, Award evenings, Military Functions and Festivals all across the UK and their repertoire is designed to get the crowd pumping!

Sonic Boom always deliver a high quality and entertaining performance, with friendly and polite members who take pride in delivering a service that leaves you and your guests satisfied and worn out from dancing all night long.

Meet the Team

 

 About Matt

What can we say about our Guitarist/Vocalist Matt?! With a haircut that's a cross between Jonny Bravo and a member of the Peaky Blinders gang, this guy gives 110% at every performance! Here is the guy that isnt afraid to make those important announcements down the microphone at your party in front of an audience. 

Matt is a self taught musician who picked up the guitar as an escape from growing up in the social care system.  Matt has progressed from those early days to go onto to have over 14 years experience playing in Function bands that have played across the UK and overseas. Matt is also an accomplished songwriter who released his first solo EP in 2012 and is currently working on new material for a second album under his stage name www.sonnetsmith.com . He is also a session musician and loves spending time in the studio laying new original tracks down with other artists and bands.

With licks that would make Kiss jealous, Matt also brings the comedy element to the band! During the week, Matt is a youth worker /motivational speaker for www.smashlifeuk.com and enjoys meeting people from all walks of life. Watch out for Matt knee sliding on the dancefloor with his favourite red Gibson guitar all whilst playing your favourite guitar solo's!

 

 About Kev

What do you call someone who hangs around with musicians? The Drummer! Meet Kev... He's the guy who really knows how to keep the beat pumping all night long! (Insert Lionel Richie impression here)

Kev - our Drummer/Vocalist has experience playing with a multitude of bands with varying genres including: Blues, Soul, Progressive Rock, Jazz and Pop. He has worked with Chicago based Camille and Kennerly aka 'the Harp Twins', is currently the drummer for international band 'Eumeria' and has also been featured in 'Modern Drummer' magazine (2014) and is endorsed by Duallist drums and pedals.

Although Kev hits hard, he is mild mannered and very approachable. Kev is the scientist of the band and loves nothing more than mixing and mastering tracks in the studio for various artists and producing our great live sound. Kev is also a graphic designer who is responsible for designing all of the Sonic Boom marketing and website. He can usually be found throwing questionable shapes on the dancefloor when he isn't playing his now infamous drum solo!

 

About Simon 

Who lays down the groove all night and keeps all the guests dancing - that will be our ultra cool bass player and lead vocalist Simon. 

Simon is famous in his own right having won guitarist of the year in 1998, appeared on ITV's 'Stars In Their Eyes' programme, toured and written with Welsh metal outfit Budgie (whom world famous band Metallica cite as an influence and have covered some of their songs).

Simon even has his own WIKIPEDIA page outlining his impressive musical experience!

As well as gigging extensively with his one man rock show Simon also teaches people of all ages guitar and bass. 

A humble and experienced musician with expertise in lead vocal, guitar and bass duties you can be sure a Sonic Boom show with Simon will blow you away. You can catch Simon at shows rocking out with his long hair and belting out the party classics with the rest of the band!  

 

About Suzy (Band Photographer)

Our super friendly band photographer Suzy (PeachyPix) is also part of the Sonic Boom team. Suzy can be booked alongside the band to capture all of your special party memories. Suzy started her photography journey in 2015 and is responsible for all of the images and videos you see on this website and on all of Sonic Booms various social media accounts.

Having now established herself as a professional photographer Suzy has lots of experience capturing priceless images at corporate events, weddings, birthdays, christenings, cake smashes and of new born babies with their families.

With a very friendly and natural approach Suzy puts her all into making sure you will have snaps to look back on in years to come that will make you laugh over those cringe dance moves or shed a slight tear over a loving moment caught between the newly weds.

Suzy can be found asking your guests to strike a pose whilst she captures those priceless memories. To see examples of her work please visit her website: www.peachypixuk.com

 

About Lynsey (DJ Spin)

Nicknamed the 'pocket rocket' our female DJ Lynsey has more energy than a duracell battery. She brings her passion for music to the Sonic Boom team and is available to hire as a DJ at your event alongside the band. Drawing on great customer service skills that have developed over years of being a spin instructor Lynsey will bring the life to your party, so don't worry if no one is dancing - she will be!

 

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SB News / Gig Diary

12 APR 2019
Bookings for 2021 taken & announcing a brand new member very soon!

We have started to take priavte bookings for 2021 already so rememeber book us early if you want to be sure to have us at your event or celebration! The earlier you book the more chance we will be free for the date you request.

01 APR 2019
New Drum Kit arriving from Japan!

We are excited to announce that our drummer Kev has bought a new top of the range TAMA drum kit and it is arriving anytime all the way from Japan.

06 MAR 2019
Sonic Boom Booked by The British Military!

We love perfroming for our troops and we are pleased to announce we have booked once again to perform at a Military Base in the Brecon Beacons alongside our good friend and DJ Mr Wolf! We can't wait to party alongside the troops and their guests and give them a night to remember ! .

01 MAR 2019
Sonic Boom to perform at Shropshire Law Society & Papyrus Balls!

Sonic Boom are excited to announce they have been booked to perform at two grand balls in 2019 recently! One for Shropshire Law Society at the Shrewsbury Town Football ground and one Fundraiser ball for the wonderful charity PAPYRUS .

12 FEB 2019
Sonic Boom to perform in front of 500 people at TIC!

Sonic Boom are delighted to announce that they have been booked for a corporate event to be held at the Telford International Centre in aid of the Self Help Africa charity.

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