With great energy and experience The Cover Up are a professional live band that can play as a Four or Five piece, which enables us to offer a great show no matter what size the event. The band encompasses a group of very experienced and talented live musicians with rocking front man Tommy Rock and enticing front woman Chantel Wilson, Grooving on Bass is Stevie Jeffs, the Showman on Drums is Vinnie Gun and ripping it up on Guitar is Shayne Tracey. No click tracks or phony music just pure organic live quality sounds. The Cover Up specialise in corporate functions and have arranged their set lists to get your party pumping!! We have a comprehensive list of songs from the 60's through to today. We include the classics, disco, glam, blues, rock and pop... a bit of everything to get your event to be the success you deserve. We will also learn a particular song if necessary that may be important to your event... just let us know!!!. The Cover Up are Proudly Sponsored by 'getaband.co.nz'

Tommy Rock -

Tommy has been in both Original Bands and Cover Bands as well as playing lead roles in theatre productions such as Jesus in 'Jesus Christ Superstar' and Joseph in 'Joseph and the Technicoloured Dreamcoat'.. as well as performing in 'Les Miserables' at the Bruce Mason Centre and numerous other great Musicals for various Theatre Companies throughout Auckland. Tommy also sings as a Session Vocalist and has sung for Top Cover Bands and Vocal Groups such as DNA, Pulse, The Beatmobiles (Beatles Cover Band), Generator, Planet Rock and Speed Limit.. just to name a few. Tommy has bought not only his vast live performance experience to The Cover Up but also adds high energy on stage and has the ability to sing a wide range of songs and genre and is currently Recording the debut album for his Originals Band.

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Cam Star -

Cam Star is a Bass Playing Extraordinaire! Cam has played with some of the top original and cover bands in the country. He is super professional and a really nice guy as well!

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Riley Rocket -

Riley Rocket is a true rocker at heart!

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Vinnie Gunn -

Vinnie comes to us from the Auckland music scene and brings a wealth of drumming experience and has played in both Cover Bands and Original Bands, as well as playing percussion for theatrical shows such as; Joseph and the Technicoloured Dreamcoat and Buddy. Needless to say he knows how to pull out all the stops and electrify the band with non stop beats and a sense of fun and showmanship in every show. Vinnie has also toured Singapore and NZ a couple of years back and is excited about the opportunities ahead.

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A big thank you from all of us! Everyone had a ball & we are all trying to find an excuse to have another party that we can get you guys to play at. Thanks again :)Sandra Jackson : 50th Party

Congrats on such a great job with our client on the weekend… they were so impressed that they are now wanting to book you for their Christmas Event… Well Done!Bonnie Lynch : Event Planner

You guys were great and you were to deal with, thanks so much.Erin Lovich : Wedding Planner

Charlotte and I would like to thank you so much for playing at our Wedding - you exceeded our expectations! It was awesome and we will definitely recommend you to family & friends.Richard & Charlotte : Wedding

Great Music, Great Band, Great Night, Professional and Pleasant Artists :)Liz Bell : OM Financial

Thanks for everything, The night went well and all were very very happy with The Cover Up, Have a great Christmas, Thanks LisaLisa Boyles : Fertility Associates

Thank you to The Cover Up for making our night so good. You made it all so easy & even those not dancing commented on how good you were. If I have another party I will definitely book you guys again! Kirsty & Paul : 40th Party

Thanks so much for a great night! All the parents are still raving about The Cover Up! Thanks Again :)Fionna Mills : Diocesan School For Girls

We had a full dance floor all night and everyone really enjoyed the band. We are already planning next years event and again would like to book you for the third event in a row!Andrew Baird : Capricorn Society

The Cover Up were great! The music was great! ...It's always so easy dealing with guys! We are hoping to have you again next year and we always recommend The Cover Up to anyone who wants a great party!Sarah Allen : Turanga Creek Vineyard

Thank you so much for playing at our wedding, you rocked all night, there was not a single person seated! We have had so many comments from our guests about The Cover Up, Thank you so Much!Kylie & Scott : Wedding

Thanks Tommy, You Guys Were Great! :)Chanelle Bryan : The Patriot : Customer

Thank you so much for playing on Friday night. We have had lots of positive feedback about The Cover Up. We believe you provided a great variety of songs and really increased the atmosphere! Thanks AgainEmily Gardner : Fuji Xerox NZ

The Cover Up have been performing at the Corner Bar in Panmure for several years with much success. Our bar takings have always been very good when The Cover Up play. I highly recommend The Cover Up!Jeff Ferguson : Manager of The Landmark Bar & The Corner Bar

Everyone loved the band. Thanks for everything I will definitely be recommending you to anyone that needs entertainment for an event.Michelle Holmes : Auckland Radiology Group

Thanks guys for another great night! You were awesome to play for such a long time and for the 3rd year in a row... We look forward to having you again!John : Auckland Grammer School : Organizing Committee

Dude thanks for a solid night. You guys were awesome and thanks for playing a continual set for over 2 hours! Much appreciated... We had Great feedback!Tyrone Riley : Australasian Society for Ultrasound in Medicine

You Guys Rock! Thanks For Playing Our Event! :)Antoinette Naera : Digital Mobile

Everyone had a great time and we have had lots of positive comments about the band. You will be mentioned in the newsletter and recommended to everyone :) Thanks for a fantastic night.Carolyn D'Ath : PTA Mairangi Bay School

You guys were fantastic, you had everyone grooving… thanks for a great night. I will definitely keep you in mind for future events and also recommend you to anyone looking for a band.Cheryl Grant : Newpark Financial Services

Thanks for rocking our Christmas party for the second year! Everybody loved it...You even had the boss up and dancing!Stu Bennett : AHM Group

The Cover Up band were awesome at our Wedding. We had a Great Night! Will be highly recommending you to Friends and Family! Shayne & Kylie : Wedding

The Cover Up played for the Final Ever Waiouru Officers' Mess Ball. What a send off. They were fantastic. Great guys, great music. We all had a blast. Would recommend them to anyone. Thanks guys!Aidan Shattock : Waiouru Military Camp

OMG ... a week on and my friends are still talking about the awesome band that played at Mikes' 50th Thank You all so very much :D ... You guys Rock !!! Can't wait for the next Hoolie :DJackie Wilson : 50th Party

Thank you for the excellent night at the Auckland Dinner DisplayPatricia Johns : Capricorn Society : Events Team Leader

Thank you all so much for playing at our Wedding. You made our special day Phil & Hayley Cole : Wedding

Great show thanks heaps everyone really enjoyed it. Will definitely use you for our next christmas party!Ryan : Convention Centre

Thank you for performing at our Ball this year. The Cover Up were amazing and created such a good atmosphere for the night. It wouldn't have been as good without you, you made it an unforgettable night!! Events Committee : St Cuthbert's College

The Ball was just fantastic, the students just loved the band! The Sound and Playlist were great! We will be in touch for next year!Pamela Peryman : Kristin College

Hi, just heard you for the first time tonight at New Brew in Albany and I absolutely loved it. You're awesome! Hope to see you again during my stay in New-Zealand :-)Amanda Alphenaar : Customer New Brew

You were awesome! I couldn't believe you played all the latest hit songs! We all loved singing along to them and have become real fans of The Cover Up!.Kate : St Cuthbert's College

I was at the Kristin School Ball tonight and you guys were totally awesome! What a great band! I was super impressed.Thanks for making the ball such an awesome experience!Alexandra : Kristin College

Thanks for a great evening.What a fantastic band.We loved your choice of music and your interaction with the crowd.I enjoyed the dancing and I sang so hard I lost my voice! Well Done!Serena Hing : Events Management

I had such a great night at my 21st. Thank you to The Cover Up for helping making it a perfect night for me and all my guests. You guys exceeded my expectations, Everyone was stoked! You guys were awesome!Courtney Young : 21st Party

Thanks for an awesome night, everyone was really impressed with the stage presence & such good singers with a really tight band!Kelvin : 40th Party

Hi,The concert was fantastic we had a great time.Cool to see different age groups getting up dancing & enjoying themselves.Loved the bands,especially The Cover Up! Looking forward to future concerts! Linda : Turanga Creek Winery & Vineyard Concert

Wow you guys were amazing on our wedding day! You exceeded our expectations, we have had friends asking for your details! Thanks so much for making our wedding such an enjoyable & memorable night!Nadine & Chris : Wedding

Thanks for all your help! It was the best day of our lives!! The Band were Awesome!Simon and Kate : Wedding

I have heard nothing but awesome feed back about you guys performance on Friday night!Josie : Events Manager

The band were awesome! Everyone loved them! More than we had hoped for, so thank you.Toni Durant : Auckland Grammer School

Everyone enjoyed themselves and thought the band was fab. I’ve only received positive feedback about the band.Jules : Marketing Manager