Underpinned by 6K Facebook followers, Plucking Different are the UK's foremost rocking festival electric ukelele band - performing an eclectic mix of infectious feel-good songs rendered in their own inimitable style.

Expect Muse to Mumford & Sons, The Waterboys to White Stripes and Gogol Bordello to Guns N Roses.

Since forming in 2014, the 8-piece band have evolved into a favourite live act on the music scene, unleashing electric ukulele mayhem at festivals and live music venues across the UK with an impressive CV of bookings to match.

A unique and original covers band who never fail to give the audience a great and energetic original show.

If you would like to book Plucking Different or suggest a new venue for the band to perform, please contact us via our Facebook page.
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You can check out a few videos of the band by visiting our channel on YouTube.

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2019 Gigs

Fri 11 JanThe BeehiveSwindon
Fri 19th AprThe Marlborough ArmsCirencester
Sat 20th AprStroud BreweryStroud
Sun 5th MayOakfestSouth Cerney
Sat 24th MayLechlade FestivalLechlade
Sat 8th JuneRosie's WoodStroud
Sun 9th JuneFairFestFairford
Sat 29th JuneFront Row FestivalBicester
Sat 6th JulyWrde Up FestivalHighworth
Sat 20th JulyChalfestChalford
Sat 27th JulyRelay For LifeSouth Cerney
Fri 23rd AugThe Bear Pub Beer FestivalWilton
Sat 24th AugThe Royal Oak FestivalTetbury
Fri 30th AugPrivate Party
Sat 31st AugPickled Dog FestivalSiddington
Sat 7th SeptParky's Piss-upCirencester
Sat 14th SeptPluckFestCirencester
Fri 4th OctThe BluebellRyall
Sat 12th OctThe Royal OakSouth Cerney
Fri 1st NovThe BeehiveSwindon
Sat 9th NovThe MarlboroughCirencester
Fri 13th DecThe VicStroud
Fri 20th DecThe VaultsCirencester

More gigs to follow...

2018 Gigs

Sat 17 FebStroud BreweryStroud
Sat 10 MarThe Eagle PubWatchfield
Sat 17 MarThe Marlbough ArmsCirencester
Sat 26 MayLechlade FestivalLechlade
1-3 JuneWychwood FestivalCheltenham
Sat 9 JunRosie's WoodStroud
Sat 30 JuneThe VaultsCirencester
Sun 1st JulyMinety Music FestivalMinety
Sat 14 JulyLonglevens Rugby ClubGloucester
Sat 21 JulyPrivate Party
Fri 27 JulySounds Of The CotswoldsGloucester
Sat 28 JulyRelay For LifeSouth Cerney
Fri 24 AugFrocester Beer FestivalFrocester
Sun 26 AugThe Bear Pub Beer FestivalWilton
Sat 1 SeptPickled Dog FestivalGreyhound
Sat 8th SeptMinety Beer FestivalMinety
Sat 15 SeptPrivate Party
Sat 6 OctColeview Music FestivalSwindon
Sat 20 OctPrivate Party
Sat 27 OctThe Marlborough ArmsCirencester
Sat 3 NovRoyal Oak TetburyTetbury
Sat 10 NovRolleston ArmsSwindon
Fri 14 DecGreyhound InnSiddington
Fri 21 DecThe VaultsCirencester

2017 Gigs

Mar 25The Crown & AnchorMarlborough
Mar 31The Elliot ArmsSouth Cerney
Apr 2Swindon Fringe FestivalSwindon
Apr 16Marlborough Beer FestivalCirencester
May 13Revolve 2017Purton
May 27/28Lechlade FestivalLechlade
Jun 2Severn Sounds FestivalWorcester
Jun 24Northleach Charter FairNorthleach
Jul 8Newt FestivalSomerset
Jul 22Stroud BreweryStroud
Jul 23Festival on the FarmWiltshire
Jul 29/30Sounds Of The CotswoldsCirencester
Aug 26Phoenix FestivalCirencester
Oct 7Coleview Beer and Music FestivalSwindon


* "Local ukulele band stars" - Newsquest Media

* "The hottest musical property in the Cotswolds right now" - Mark Harris, Mayor of Cirencester & Musician

* "Sat watching Plucking Different Ukulele Band at Lechlade Festival 2016 before my headline set in 2 hours! They are so good! Make sure you check them out!" - Scott Howland, Singer Songwriter

* "This is just a short note to you all to congratulate you on a truly epic and inspirational performance in the brewery on Friday night. I think you got the measure of the response to your performance and I was absolutely delighted to have you all there"- Force Brewery

* "Plucking Different are summed up in two words, "F*****G AWSOME" who played at Vizorfest. If you have not yet seen them put it on your bucket people. Great music, great atmosphere, and a really top bunch of guys"

* "Just a quick note to say that you were all **OUTSTANDING** last night - what a brilliant evening! Charles seemed very impressed and his cash till certainly had a v sweaty workout"