New Band name 'The Borrowers' for all our covers work
Saturday 6th September 2014 - We have decided to go under the name of 'The Borrowers' for all of our duo/band covers work. The Moore Marriott site will remain active for all our original output & you will still be able to keep up to date with gigs. Please check out www.facebook.com/theborrowersband to see & hear us in action & find out more about what we are up to.
Check out our 'LIVE' page for upcoming gigs
Saturday 26th July 2014 - New duo dates at our regular haunts and a couple of Low Numbers gigs to watch out for. See Ian & Adam in their original guises as drummer & bassist.
Calling all Urmstonians!!
Thursday 17th April 2014 - The 4-piece line up play a hometown gig at the Garricks Head this Sat 19th. Should be fun -- get in early!
New Live dates for the 4 piece line-up
Sunday 19th January 2014 - New dates announced for the 4-piece line up of the band. Ian & Adam will be joined by Joel Roberts (Bass) & Sam Packwood (drums) for gigs at The Hard Rock Cafe, Manchester & The Garricks Head in Flixton.
New Dimitri's dates!
Thursday 9th January 2014 - Check out the 'Live' page for the details.
Wednesday 8th January 2014 - Check out our 'live' page for new dates at Bar Sport in Wilmslow and The Oast House in Manchester. More Dimitri's dates to be announced soon!
Happy New Year!!
Wednesday 8th January 2014 - Hope you all had a fab Christmas & a great New Year. We're going to be doing many more gigs this year as a full band with our newly reformed brass section. We'll also be doing our usual duo gigs playing at some new venues so keep your eye on the gig page to see what we've got coming up.
Wednesday 28th August 2013 - The band have done several sessions at Manchester Midi School and are now in the process of mixing. There's a couple of new tunes and a re-working of Enemy Within from the Back Up & Bounce album. These tracks will probably see the light of day later in the year. Watch this space!
More Dimitri's dates announced
Wednesday 28th August 2013 - Check out our gig page for all upcoming Dimitri's dates. We've got a double header this weekend!!
The passing of a legend
Friday 17th May 2013 - It is with great shock and sadness that we this week found out about the loss of John Rose. John ran his drum/music shop for for over 25 years and is a legend to hundreds of Manchester musicians. He is a massive loss and will be greatly missed. Sadly, his shop closes for the last time tomorrow. Our heartfelt condolences go to his wife Linda and family.
The rhythm section returns!
Wednesday 15th May 2013 - Ian & Adam will be playing this Saturday 18th May at The Stonemason's Arms in Timperley, Manchester. The boys will be playing bass & drums in covers band 'The Low Numbers' with guitarist/vocalist Mike Anderton. The set will comprise of whole host of tunes including the likes of The Stones, Creedence, Tom Waits, Sly & The Family Stone + Dion & The Belmonts! From 9pm. Entrance Free
Last minute Dimitri's gig this Saturday
Monday 29th April 2013 - Ian & Adam will be playing at Dims this Saturday night from 10.30pm. Free entry.
Music Night For Josh
Monday 29th April 2013 - A big thanks to everyone who came down to this gig. It turned out to be a great night for everyone concerned. We love The Met & we loved doing this gig. It was great to get the 6 piece Moore Marriott into gear & welcome Sam (kit) & Richard (tenor sax) into the fold. We'll be doing some more!! Thanks to Kristyna & The Rainband for top sets & well done to Adam & Cathy for the organisation of this event -- the feedback we've had from Josh's family has been really positive.
Tuesday 2nd April 2013 - We've recently re-established our gigs at the legendary Dimitri's Bar/Restaurant on Deansgate in Manchester & had a storming night on the 15th March. Thanks to all who came down to make it special. We're also hoping to extend our World tour of Dims to the new restaurant in Didsbury. More dates to be announced. More dates to be announced
MM to play fundraiser at Bury Met
Tuesday 2nd April 2013 - We will be playing our first 'full band' gig for ages on Friday 26th April at The Bury Met, as part of a fundraiser for Josh Wilson. We've extended the band to a 7 piece featuring Conal Duffy on piano & 'The Hulio Horns' -- John Hulme - trumpet & Richard Longden on tenor sax. Also on the bill are The Rainband & Kristyna Myles. Check out the link for further details.
The new album is nearly finished!
Thursday 28th March 2013 - After many months, nay years, the new album is nearly finished as far as the recording goes. We've still got a few finishing touches to add before mixing, but we're not far off! It will feature 12 songs & at the moment we're unsure of the title -- possibly 'Lost Property' or 'The Game Of Zoo'