will be playing at
Civic Hall Nantwich
as part of the Nantwich
Festival on April
Call the Box Office on
for more details
Foundations were formed in the mid-60's by guitarist Alan Warner
and within a short space of time their debut single 'Baby Now That
I've Found You' went straight to No 1 in the British and American
charts and sold several million copies. The group then went on to
tour the world and scored their biggest hit 'Build Me Up Buttercup'.
which topped the chart all over the world and has recently been featured
in the smash hit film 'There's something about Mary'. Other chart
hits include the massive 'In the Bad Bad Old Days', 'Any Old Time(You're
Lonely and Sad)' and 'Back on my Feet Again'.
Alan has been joined by the former Bee-Gees keyboard player, Gary
Moberley along with drummer Sam Kelly, who has been voted best British
R&B soul drummer two years running by Blues & Soul Magazine.
Completing the lineup is the new sensational front man, Hue (The Duke)Montgomery,
who is widely regarded as the best soul singer in Britain today. Hue
and the guys have just completed a sensational sell-out tour of the
UK, along with Zoot Money and Geno Washington. The tour has established
The Foundation as one of the best live soul acts ever to emerge from
the UK and the band is about to embark on a tour of Australia and
New Zealand, as well as releasing a brand new album featuring all
The Foundations biggest hits, as well as a fantastic selection of
60's soul classics.
arrived in the U.K. from Australia during the early seventies.His
interest in soul music led him to be Musical Director for many American
acts touring Britain and Europe. These included Arthur Conley,Eddie
Floyd, Rufus Thomas, Wilson Pickett , The Platters etc. Garys playing
abilities led him to work with more modern artists from that time
including The Sweet and John Miles on recording and world tours.
the eighties Gary used the first Music Computer System in the world
namely the Fairlight C.M.I. This led him to work with many contemporary
acts of that time including Wet Wet Wet, Fine Young Cannnibals,
The The , A.B.C., Prefab Sprouts, Jodie Watley , Talk Talk,Terence
Trent D'Arby, The Damned, etc. etc. Gary was over the moon to get
to play the piano for Little Richard on The Cannon and Ball Xmas
the nineties Gary decided to go back to more live playing.World
tours with the Bee Gees and playing Hammond Organ and piano for
American Blues Legends touring Britain and Europe. Began working
with The Foundations in 1999.