Four piece band from Manchester playing
the best 80's alternative new wave.
Known for high energy gigs Bax Rafter have
a fantastic authentic sound with keyboards
and an impressive stage and light show.


"I've never heard any other bands playing these songs. XTC Wow! PiL fantastic! and not the usual Stranglers. What a set list!! Amazing night!!"

"Wow! Wow! Wow! Tonight has been blooming brilliant. I feel 15 again. Bax Rafter you sounded flipping awesome."

"My first time seeing you tonight and, b'jeezus you tore it up! What a setlist! Where can you listen to songs like these live on a neet out these days? Nope, didn't think so, only here. Check 'em out!"

"The music seems to go beyond being merely music, I felt a powerful energy. You guys are tight, tight, tight!"

"Go check these guys out, they really are what being in a band and being in an audience is all about - noise, grunge, energy, musicianship"

"Great Manchester covers band covering some equally amazing tracks. Never fail to impress"

"Great band, do more than just music, they put on a show, thanks guys. Highly recommended, go and see them"

"These guys are excellent, if you're in the area go and watch them, you won't be disappointed"

"This is the best thing that has ever been in here, it's like they are working their way through 13 year old Joanne's record collection, it's bloody brilliant! Best gig at Old Courts EVER!"


A Forest - The Cure
Always The Sun - The Stranglers
Another Girl, Another Planet - The Only Ones
Are 'Friends' Electric? - Gary Numan
Ashes to Ashes - David Bowie
Bigmouth Strikes Again - The Smiths
Boys Don't Cry - The Cure
Cars - Gary Numan
(I Don't Want To Go To) Chelsea - Elvis Costello
The Cutter - Echo and the Bunnymen
Electricity - OMD
Enola Gay - OMD
Every Day Is Like Sunday - Morrissey
Friday I'm In Love - The Cure
I Die You Die - Gary Numan
I'm Bored - Iggy Pop
In Between Days - The Cure
Just Like Heaven - The Cure
Killing Moon - Echo and the Bunnymen
Love Will Tear Us Apart - Joy Division
Making Plans For Nigel - XTC
Me, I Disconnect From You - Tubeway Army
Nice and Sleazy - The Stranglers
No More Heroes - The Stranglers
Peaches - The Stranglers
Psycho Killer - Talking Heads
Radio Radio - Elvis Costello
Reward - Teardrop Explodes
Rise - PiL
Shot By Both Sides - Magazine
Skin Deep - The Stranglers
Suedehead - Morrissey
The Cutter - Echo and the Bunnymen
There IS A Light That Never Goes Out - The Smiths
True Faith - New Order
Watching The Detectives – Elvis Costello
We Are Glass - Gary Numan


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