Still gigging – 20 years on


The Wam Bam Band is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year. Lead singer Johnny Rowlatt and drummer Barry Sinfield talk to Catherine Roth about making music and why they’ve no intention of stopping anytime soon.

THE WAM BAM BAND has been entertaining audiences for 20 years with its rhythm and blues, rock and soul music. Based in Wirksworth they have performed so many gigs over the years that they lost count long ago of just how many. With music that appeals to all ages, the band gets people dancing and has performed at fundraisers to support local and national charities, beer festivals, weddings, birthdays, twinning and anniversary events, as well as its annual summer and Christmas gigs…