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The band “The UK LEGENDS” consists of four musicians Martin Bland, Steve Hutchinson, Steve Lamb, and Mickey 'Mad Dog' Davies. They have all worked with some of the UK’s finest bands and musicians in their musical careers. Their show is a performance of the hit songs of the bands and musicians that they have worked with over the years.

In some countries it has been alleged that third party advertising and media journalism regarding our concerts may have been incorrectly translated and may not have stated the accurate credibility of the bands members.

The correct biographies for the members of the band, which can also be found on the biog pages on this website, is as follows;

MARTIN BLAND has performed and toured extensively in The Animals and Animals II alongside original Animals’ guitarist Hilton Valentine and original Animals’ drummer John Steel. Martin has also performed with Eric Bell the original guitarist of Thin Lizzy in Eric Bell's Thin Lizzy, Alan Silson ex Smokie original guitarist, and John Miles, as well as many other famous musicians and bands.

STEVE HUTCHINSON (Stevie Hutch) has performed and toured extensively in The Animals, and Animals II, alongside original Animal's guitarist Hilton Valentine and original Animal's drummer John Steel. Steve has also toured and performed with Alan Silson ex Smokie original guitarist, as well as performing with many other famous musicians and bands.

STEVE LAMB has recorded, toured and performed with The Tygers of Pan Tang, as well as many other famous musicians and bands.

MICKEY 'MAD DOG' DAVIES is a top UK percussionist and has recorded and performed with the John Miles band, and The Alligators, as well as many other famous musicians and bands.

The band and its members do not in any way claim that they represent, or are affiliated to, The Animals, Smokie, Thin Lizzy, Joe Cocker, John Miles, Whitesnake, Gary Moore, or any of the other bands or musicians whose songs are featured in their show.

The band performs and promotes itself worldwide through various agents, only under the following names:


The above names are registered trading names of the band UK LEGENDS (herein called the band) comprising in part of Martin Bland and Steve Hutchinson. The user agrees not to use the name UK LEGENDS, or it’s logos without prior permission, and in all cases only in relation to the promotion of the band.

As a recognised promoter or selling agent of the band, we will allow you to use our registered trading name and logo in advertising material and on websites only for the purposes of advertising or promoting the band or the band's concert. At no time will this give any further rights to the name, or rights to use the name for any other purpose.

The band will refuse to perform at any concert where it has been made known to them that a concert is being promoted by incorrect wording on posters, incorrect media articles, or the use of any name different to one of those listed above, without being corrected.

The official posters of the band, and this website, clearly promote the band as


'The UK LEGENDS - perform the hits of .............'


'The UK LEGENDS - tribute to ..............'

At all times the names of the bands whose music is being performed must never be presented in a larger font than the name ‘UK LEGENDS’


At selected shows the band may also feature BERNIE LOWERYBernie has toured and performed throughout Europe with the Sounds of Smokie and also performed with the Spirit of Smokie, he has also appeared many times on TV in various entertainment and music programmes including BBC Top of The Pops.

At selected shows the band may also feature ALAN SILSON.When ALAN SILSON is featured only the following wording can be included: 

'Featuring Ex-SMOKIE original guitarist Alan Silson', and at all times the name 'SMOKIE' must never be presented in a font larger than the name 'Alan Silson'.

Alan Silson must always be referred to as 'Ex-SMOKIE' and the official Smokie logo, or any imitation of it, must never be used.

Official posters to be used for the promotion of the UK LEGENDS concerts can be easily downloaded from the ‘Download Official Posters’ page in the ‘Information for Promoters’ section of this website.

Although the band are very pro-active in monitoring the advertising of its concerts, it can sometimes be very difficult to notice mistakes when dealing with such countries as Scandinavia, Russia and Poland due to language unfamiliarity. The band do however operate a strict policy of cancelling any performance where they feel that the advertising may in any way be misleading, and steps have not been made to correct the mistake.

The band welcomes the reporting to them of any advertising that may be seen as misleading.

At all times The UK Legends aim to promote their band in a very legitimate and professional manner.


The UK Legends cannot be held responsible for any misleading promotion created by third party advertisers or media journalism published without their consent, or for any publicity that has not been created or distributed by the UK Legends themselves. Any such claim made against them will be referred to the creator of the offending publication or article.