Johnny Zest and Friends are a four piece band that plays covers of most of the classic songs from the past and recent decades. Their style lends itself to all types of functions in that their sounds are mostly amplified acoustic instruments allowing the band to perform at restaurants, tea gardens, weddings and party events.
The band members are Geoff Clarke on Acoustic and Electric lead guitar and vocals, Robbie Marais on drums and vocals, Barry Hosford on electric bass and backup vocals, and John Hudson on acoustic rhythm guitar and main vocals.
The members have been performing in the music industry both professionally and semi professionally for over 30 years. They cater for specific requirements and, if necessary, pull in other musicians playing the appropriate instruments for that particular function, hence the name Johnny Zest and Friends.
The band currently plays at weddings, birthday bashes, pub entertainment etc. All take their music very seriously and aim to be the best they can be at every gig. Their extensive repertoire allows them to accommodate the desires of every client.
The band strives to deliver each song as close to the original as possible, while making them their own. They have a small selection of their own material too.