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Ian (Curly) sings lead vocals with The Don Powell Band (DPB) (Don being the former and original drummer with SLADE).
In addition to The DPB, Curly also performs solo shows for private events and parties, singing the best of the best covers from across many genres!
Biog: Curly has performed in London in the West End Shows: Miss Saigon / Evita / Starlight Express / Damn Yankees and Me & My Girl.
He is also very honoured to have worked as a backing vocalist to Irene Cara (Fame/Flashdance) and pop star Sonia on UK & European Tours, incl. TV appearances on Blue Peter & Pebble Mill @ One as well as 'Live at The London Palladium!'
Curly has also performed on cruise ships for P&O, MSC & Costa Cruises, sailing the Mediterranean and Caribbean as well as four World Cruises!
More recently, Curly spent a number of years singing in Gran Canaria, before returning to the UK to take up lead singing duties with NWOBHM legends DESOLATION ANGELS, performing at rock festivals all over the UK and Europe! Since then, Curly has fronted some great UK bands including ‘Snakeskin Rose’ a very popular, high energy rock covers band as well as a successful Journey/Bon Jovi tribute band!

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Member since:
Oct 02 2006
Active within 24 hours
Level of commitment:
Years playing music:
Gigs played:
Over 100
Available to gig:
6-7 nights a week


Ronnie James Dio, Toto, Paul Rodgers/Bad Co., Paul Carrack, Queen, Elvis, Slade, Thunder, Whitesnake, U2, David Foster, Bryan Adams, Myles Kennedy/Alterbridge, James Ingram, Michael McDonald, Don Henley/The Eagles, Journey, Bon Jovi, ACDC, Led Zep, Metallica, Iron Maiden, Foo's, Shinedown, Pearl Jam, Stone Sour, 30 Seconds to Mars, Def Leppard, GNR, The Rolling Stones.

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Vocalist - Tenor:
Background Singer:


Shure Beta 58 GLXD (Digital) Wireless Mic

Mackie 450 Active PA

Allen & Heath Zedi10fx mixing desk

ADJ Stinger2 LED Lighting Rig

LED Uplighters