Shep's Banjo Boys


Howard (Shep) Shepherd is celebrating 50 years with his band SHEP'S BANJO BOYS

CD's For Sale and DVD of Special 40th Anniversary Concert.

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Howard Shep Shepherd is recognised as Britain’s foremost banjo player whose Manchester based Banjo Band Shep's Banjo Boys first became nationally recognised for their live musical spots on Granada TVs long running series “The Comedians”.

Since then, Shep's Banjo Boys have appeared at theatres and venues all over the UK and performed abroad.

During the 80’s Shep's regularly entertained QE2 passengers playing background reception music, welcome aboard acoustic music in addition to their cabaret spot.

Today, in addition to his band, Shep finds his Duo or Trio are very popular (see Shep's Rhythm Aces). Shep's Duo have regularly entertained passengers UK-wide on the Orient Express' Northern Belle train. They are ideal for store openings keeping customers entertained and cheerful, the same goes for wedding receptions, their music keeps everyone in a happy mood.

On occasions, if a banjo player is required, Shep also performs solo.

Sheps are not restricted to amplification - can stroll around - 'meet and greet' welcome music or play background music as the occasion demands - happy music with a smile

Duo, Trio or Quartet Available for

  • Store Openings/Outdoor Events
  • Corporate Events
  • Reception Music/Weddings
  • Promotions/Garden Parties
  • Variety Shows/Old Tyme Music Hall
  • Cruises
  • Strolling Musicians
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