THE DECLARATION BAND is a 6 piece band from Arbroath, playing classic soul, rock n roll, and blues. Formed in April 2011 they draw on a wealth of experience and professional musicianship.
The band members are: Ben Dunn - Lead Vocals/Harmonica, John 'The Kid' Hillian – Guitar, Jonny Gordon – Bass, Shannon Jamieson – Drums, Ewan Gordon - Tenor Sax, Howard Cargill- Trumpet.
In the local area they have carved out an excellent reputation for providing an authentic "Stax" live band sound, combined with a performance and style that is unrivalled. Replicating on the classic image of the 60's and 70's they always look the part and love to entertain.
"absolutely fantastic band they had the crowds eating out the palm of their hand!" Event Management at Perth Races
"declaration were outstanding if u get a chance to go and see this band go they are one of the best soul bands thanks ben see u again on the 8th oct cant wait" Dale Handy (Club Owner)
"If you ever hear of a band by the name of 'The Declaration Band' I advise you to go and see them they are amazing. They rocked the Westport Bar last night these guys are proper talent." Michael Brandie (Magician)
In 2011 they have performed at Perth races, the Seafront Spectacular, Bellrock Blues festival, Dundee Blues Bonanza Weekend, Whistlebinkies Edinburgh, The Doghouse Dundee, Dexters Dundee, The Dukes Corner Dundee, The Jazz bar Edinburgh, The Bond, Legends, The Carnoustie Golf Resort Hotel, Apex Dundee, Coast Nightclub and every pub in between.