MEET THE CAST

Rebel Dean

Rebel Dean

"Shakin' Stevens"

Rebel is a singer/actor with many T.V. appearances: BBC Casualty (6 years), Only Fools and Horses, Hollyoaks, etc. Starring as the male lead in over 20 Films, a Theatre Star for 18 years (West End, London Palladium and extensive theatre tours of England, Ireland, Scotland, Wales, Denmark, Norway, Belgium, Holland and the United Emirate States) 11 albums and 4 vinyl singles released.

For more info – www.rebeldean.com

Lukey Dodd

Lukey Dodd

Double Bass/Electric Bass, Backing Vocals

Lukey Dodd, is a very accomplished and experienced Double Bass/Electric Bass player. Born and raised in the London area he was influenced by many musical styles and has performed with countless bands and shows over the years gaining a reputation as a reliable and very experienced bass player/vocalist. His main love in music is Rockabilly/Rock n Roll , so he is a perfect fit to the Whole Lotta Shakin’ show, and knows exactly what feel to bring to each song.

A good voice and a broad knowledge of backing vocals is another string to his bow, that enhances the show and makes all the difference with those songs that require that little extra. With a good knowledge of sound and stage equipment , he is always ready to smoothly keep the show on the road too.

An enthusiastic member of Whole lotta Shakin, Lukey’s fun character will always give the audience something to smile about.

Steve Evans

Steve Evans

Drums

Steve Evans also known as ‘Stevieboy’, originates from Bristol. People would say his enthusiasm, positive energy and beaming smile on stage reflects the fact that playing drums is his passion.

Artist influence includes Elvis Presley, Buddy Holly, Eddy Cochran, Bill Haley, Gene Vincent, just to name a few.

35 years of experience on the Rock n Roll/ Rockabilly circuit have given Steve great pleasure and many diverse opportunities in this country and in Europe, working alongside acts such as Marty Wilde, Racey, The Jets, Charlie Feathers and also taking part in the Eurodisney grand opening performing to a crowd of 10 000 alongside The Four Tops, Kool & the gang and Cher.

Recordings include 5 Rock n Roll albums at the Embassy Studios for Foot Tapping records.

Peter Gill

Peter Gill

Keyboards & Backing Vocals

Peter Gill is the consummate performer and a highly regarded Piano/keyboard player. He is well known for a number of his own successful shows as well as UK tours for other well known UK theatre shows. He brings to the show a whole wealth of experience and professionalism, which fits in perfectly with our highly polished format.

Peter has previously been the manager of some of Britain’s celebrity stars in his time (Phil cool, Anita Harris etc) and he brings a calm and enthusiastic approach to every show because of it. He has also become a successful writer in recent years and has written and published a number of books, rarely taking time off from his busy schedule as the all round entertainer that he is.

Rebel and Peter have toured together for a number of years, so it was just a matter of time before he became the Musical Director and Piano vocalist for Whole Lotta Shakin’ – The Shakin’ Stevens Story!!!

Brad Jones

Brad Jones

Guitar

Bradley is from Devon and  has been playing guitar for a number of years. He is a graduate of BIMM Bristol with a BA (Hons) Degree in Professional Musicianship. He enjoys playing in a range of genres and styles ranging from hard rock, jazz, Rock n Roll  and everything in between. He also likes  writing music and performing live in many different styles.

He has been performing in many local venues in the Southwest  such as ‘The Cavern’, ‘Mama Stones’, ‘The Fleece’ and ‘Thekla’ and also performed at ‘The Den’  to an audience of 2,000 people.

His dedication for getting the rockin’ guitar sounds spot on is perfect for “Whole Lotta Shakin’”