The Overtures

The Overtures: The Bootleg Sixties Show 

Join The Overtures on an unfortgettable journey through music's greatest decade! The Bootleg Sixties Show, performed by premier 60s tribute band, The Overtures, encapsulates the essence of the sixties in this hit packed, epic two hour show.

The 1960s is brought back to life with the classic fashion, newsreel and iconic video footage of the period not to mention the music, including hits made famous by: The Kinks, The Doors, Simon & Garfunkel, The Hollies, The Beach Boys, The Monkees, The Byrds, The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, The Who, The Yardbirds, The Animals and many more. 

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The Overtures Bootleg 60s Show


About The Overtures

The Overtures 60s Band


The Overtures 2015

This band are amazing! They're just the best band of their kind in the world.
- Elton John on The Overtures


The Overtures are the UK's premier 60s tribute band, boasting over 400 songs in thier repertoire and covering every aspect of 60s music from Merseybeat classics from The Beatles and The Searchers, to Surf rock sounds of The Beach Boys, folk rock from The Mamas and The Papas and Donovan, through to R&B blues from The Rolling Stones, Mod rock from The Who and carrying on to the psychedelic power of Jimi Hendrix. They guarantee there will be something for everyone in thier comprehensive Bootleg Sixties theatre show! 

The Overtures were formed in 1989, by founders Den Pugsley (bass/lead vocals) and Steve Phypers (drums/vocals), plus Jamie Cook (guitar/lead vocals) and Chris Skornia (keyboards/vocals), and occasionally joined by Phil Evans on guitar/vocals.

Their impressive career to date includes private shows for the likes of Paul McCartney, Elton John, Elvis Costello and Diane Krall, Chris Difford of Squeeze, Kenney Jones, Liverpool Beatleweek, the Cavern Club and many, many more. In 2009 The Overtures took the Bootleg Sixties show to the States playing sell out shows in Las Vegas. In April and May 2010, The Overtures appeared on live television, first in Germany, where they provided backing for Robin Gibb, Peter Noone and Chubby Checker, and then in Majorca, for the German TV show Wetten Das, performing with the American music legend, Lionel Richie, seen live, by countless millions.

The Overtures take their Bootleg Sixties Show on major tours of UK theatres - be sure to catch a show near you soon!  


Listen to The Overtures 

An Overview of The Overtures!

A taster medley of some of the fantastic Overtures stage shows and live gigs. 

The Overtures TV Medley

A quick medley performed for TV


Substitute performed by The Overtures

A staple of The Overtures live show, The Who's Substitute, performed at The Adelphi Ballroom, Liverpool. 

Keep On Runnin' performed by The Overtures

A Spencer Davis classic also from The Adelphi Ballroom, Liverpool


Medley of Sixties Songs performed by The Overtures

Medley including You've Got Your Troubles, Tobacco Road, For Your Love and She's Not There, performed in Tampere, Finland in 2014.



The Overtures & Bootleg Sixties Gigs 

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