story so far!
For the formation
of “THE GETBACK BAND” we have to travel
back to mid 2005 to a rehearsal studio in Glasgow
where Lawrence MACCA (aka Lawrence Gilmour) was auditioning
for a new backing band having just returned from the
Soon the band, under
the name “Get Back”, later to become “The
Getback Band”, was formed.
Only Fox Amoore, keyboard
Meister remains from that early band! Fox is a natural
musician having taken to the keyboard at the tender
age of five years old. So with Fox on board, Lawrence
MACCA & THE GETBACK BAND set off late August 2005
for Liverpool to take part in the worlds Biggest and
Best BEATLES FESTIVAL “INTERNATIONAL BEATLE
With applause still
ringing in there ears the band travelled to Sweden
to be greeted by MaccaMania! “Great Audience!
Great Show! Great People!”
Over the next year
or so, Lawrence MACCA & The GetBack Band played
many ‘fab’ gigs including Switzerland
and Italy. After which Lawrence announced his retirement
from entertaining so as to devote more time to his
other great passion teaching.
His first show with
The Getback Band came only six months after he left.
It is a testament to the quality of the band that
they received a standing ovation at the end of this
Then in 2008, the
band were invited to attend International Beatle Week
in Liverpool. It was deemed an outright success and
so with a whole new group of fans and friends on board,
the band went from strength to strength!
The following year,
after yet another Beatle week appearance, the band
were lucky enough to play at the incredible Alhambra
theatre in Dunfermline. The big stage is where this
band really belong and oh how they showed it! Rusty
Fingersson on guitar was immense!
This performance was
so successful that the band were asked to put together
and headline 'The Beatles Christmas Party' show at
The Alhambra later that year!
After wowing the audiences
during the International Beatle week festival in Liverpool
yet again in 2009 and 2010, the band have firmly established
themselves as one of the favourite bands to see during
the week. Todays band includes, David Nelson (Nelly)
on Bass, Scott Christie on Drums and Raymond Struthers
on lead vocals. Along with Rusty Fingersson and Fox
Amoore they are continuing to build a tremendous reputation
as one of the leading Tribute bands around.
THE GETBACK BAND have
travelled a long way from those fledgling beginnings,
winning International acclaim along the way and establishing
themselves as one of the foremost tributes to the
music of Paul McCartney, Wings and The Beatles..