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Meet the cast…

Rory Bridgeman - Vocals

Rory is a UK based singer/songwriter and has been performing around the UK and internationally for over 7 years, predominantly performing for top worldwide brands corporate clients and weddings throughout every year.

When he's not on the road touring, Rory also writes his own music and plays acoustic shows locally and around the UK.

Rory is the newest addition to The Ultimate Classic Rock Show and his hunger for the show is evident through his charismatic performances live.

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Sammi Broad - Vocals

Sammi was discovered at age 10 by Welsh TV personality Owen Money and went on to appear on many BBC, and ITV shows showcasing her tremendous vocal talents.

From this she went on to record with Madonna and Antonio Banderas for the soundtrack of Warner bros feature film Evita.

Sammi is now a highly established freelance singer performing with numerous bands where she's performed at prestigious events such as, Cannes film festival, Welsh Woman of the year awards, and Celtic manor celebrity golf gala, to name but a few.

Sammi has recently completed a nationwide theatre tour performing as Dusty Springfield.

Sammi has recorded original musical as part of the Coolhand band and most recently finished an original album with songwriters Al Steele & Ian Mitchard.

Daniel James - Vocals

Daniel James is a professional entertainer based in South Wales and has been performing across the UK and abroad for over 20 years.

He performs a wide variety of songs from retro to recent, covering all genres. His passion for music is clear to see with his energy and big smile on the stage.

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Luke Bradshaw - Lead Guitar

Luke is a UK based guitarist that has recorded and toured worldwide with an extensive list of artists and shows.

Luke is also the principal songwriter, guitarist and producer of the band 'Coolhand' that have released several albums available on commercial release worldwide.

In addition to performing and recording, Luke is a highly respected guitar tutor and contemporary music performance university lecturer.

Luke was the original creator and producer of 'The Ultimate Classic Rock Show' back in 2005 and is so pleased to still be performing with the show.

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Andy Park - Vocals & Guitar

Andy is a pro guitarist and vocalist that keeps himself busy outside of the rock show by playing in various bands (A-OK and Andy and Gos being the most frequent), shows (Legally Blonde and The wedding singer being the most recent), and sessions (Welsh session orchestra and various freelance).

Andy is an avid studio rat and has most recently been programming for Kosheen vocalist, Sian Evans.

He is also the MD of the Cwmni Mega Pantomime.

Outside of music, you will find him training to become the World’s first sub 5 foot 8 member of the tall peoples club and ghost writing biographies for the rock show’s very own sandwich wielding, keyboard and bap aficionado, Gareth Kedward.

You’ll see Andy on stage right, singing his heart out and trying his best to keep up with the
indomitable Luke Bradshaw.

Gareth Kedward - Keyboards

Gareth Kedward has been performing on stages both in the UK and abroad for many years.

Gareth has performed and toured in the UK and overseas with countless touring bands continually since the 1980s and has worked with some of the biggest TV names of the day including Bob Monkhouse.

He has also toured with Mike Doyle and Owen Money.

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Rhys Roberts - Drums

Since graduating from Cardiff University in 2011 with a bachelor’s degree in music, Rhys has become an in demand UK based freelance drummer performing with a number of artists and shows.

Demonstrating his versatility in performing, composing and recording in a diverse range of genres including gospel, jazz, musical theatre, world music and rock.

When not performing Rhys is a sought after and respected music educator in further education and drum teacher based in the South Wales Valleys.

Pablo Roberts - Bass

Pablo first picked up the bass at the age of 13. He became a regular member of the National Youth Jazz Orchestra of Wales at the age of 15, and was privileged enough to perform alongside Jools Holland as part of BBC Music Live.

Pablo joined the cast of the touring West End production, Abbamania. This took Pablo all over the world performing at numerous theatre & arena tours of Europe, the USA, Australia and Asia.

When he isn’t touring, Pablo is an in demand session musician, regularly working for the BBC, BBC Radio Wales and S4C. Pablo also regularly performs at large events and high end functions throughout the world.

Pablo has also performed alongside Jimmy Osmond, Max Boyce, Hayley Westenra, X Factor’s The Tenors of Rock, Rhydian, Mike Doyle, 'H' from Steps and Chico!

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Adrian Bamford - Sound Engineer

Adrian has worked as a front-of-house sound engineer, sound designer and system technician since 1992.

Adrian has a life-long passion for live music, he has been involved in every conceivable type of live performance from musical theatre through to hard rock, and his work has taken him all over the world.

Adrian is a big believer in combining a traditional ethos to live sound production with new technologies that bring new functionality and new possibilities. “Designing the sound for The Ultimate Classic Rock Show has allowed me to bring together all the techniques that I’ve learned over a 30-year career.

We aim to create a totally immersive audience experience, from street to seat!

Ian Parsons - Promoter

With over 10 years experience in theatre event management, Ian has been involved with the production of over 400 shows to date.

He also has an affection for classic movies and regularly presents a trivia intro to some of his favourites at theatres and halls across Wales.

His company Tis Done is a freelance marketing, promotion and production company specialising in event creation and management, generally within the field of entertainment.

Clients include Mike Doyle, The Gower Festival, Lighthouse Theatre Company, Adam Gyorgy, Ceri Dupree, Ria Jones, Rod Woodward, Black Mountain Records, Mike Sterling, Peter Karrie, The Ultimate Classic Rock Show and Owain Arwel Hughes.

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