Four piece band from Manchester playing the best alternative new wave. Known for high energy gigs playing 30+ song sets, Bax Rafter have a fantastic authentic sound with keyboards and an impressive DMX light show to match.


"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"

"The best covers band I have seen there over the years"

"Great to hear a band do XTC and do it so well"

"Band just played Down In The Park, Brilliant!"

"A refreshing change from the classic rock and punk
we normally have here".


A Forest - The Cure
Always The Sun - The Stranglers
Are 'Friends' Electric? - Gary Numan
Another Girl, Another Planet - The Only Ones
Ashes to Ashes - David Bowie
Boys Don't Cry - The Cure
Cars - Gary Numan
(I Don't Want To Go To) Chelsea - Elvis Costello
Down In The Park - Tubeway Army
Electricity - OMD
Golden Brown - The Stranglers
I Die You Die - Gary Numan
I'm Bored - Iggy Pop
In Between Days - The Cure
Killing Moon - Echo and the Bunnymen
Love Will Tear Us Apart - Joy Division
Making Plans For Nigel - XTC
Nice and Sleazy - The Stranglers
Oliver's Army - Elvis Costello
Peaches - The Stranglers
Pretty In Pink - Psychodelic Furs
Psycho Killer - Talking Heads
Radio Radio - Elvis Costello
Reward - Teardrop Explodes
Rise - PiL
Roxette - Dr Feelgood
Shot By Both Sides - Magazine
Skin Deep - The Stranglers
Something Better Change - The Stranglers
Song From Under The Floorboards - Magazine
Straighten Out - The Stranglers
This Wreckage - Gary Numan
Watching The Detectives – Elvis Costello


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