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Marilyn and the fine Apes


Bass Guitar, Violin, Background Singer, Fiddle.


Marilyn & the Fine Apes, a 3-piece covers band, are a blend of Folk, Blues, Country and Accoustic Rock.
We are building our repertoire and reputation, gigging at pubs and events and seek to improve and add new dimensions (we welcome approaches from fiddler/violinist, Irish flute [or similar], Double bass, back up vocals)

Screen name:
Member since:
May 24 2019
Active within 1 month
Level of commitment:
Moderately Committed
Years together:
Gigs played:
10 to 50
Tend to practice:
1 time per week
58 years


The "Apes" draw their inspiration from Irish Roots, Country, Blues and Acoustic Rock genres, with a mutual love of Bob Dylan being their predominant influence. Although their setlist comprises mainly covers, the band have written a number of original compositions.
Our wide range of influences include:
Pink Floyd, The Beatles, Simon and Garfunkel, Supertramp, Alan Parsons, The Pogues, Eric Clapton, ELO, Bowie, Bob Dylan, The Band, Neil Young, The Police, Queen, Velvet Underground

Members Of Band

The band consists of:
Eddie Bowers (vocals, rhythm guitar, harmonica, accordion, banjo and keys)
Joe O'Hara (cajon, percussion and vocals)
Frankie Scholfield (lead vocals and guitars).


3 Accoustic guitars, 1 12-string guitar, 1 electric guitar, accordion, full key range of harmonicas, 2 banjos, keyboard, piano, Cajon, Borran and tambourines.
Mixing deck with amp/speaker and mics