The Cobra 45s play a mix of upbeat rhythm & blues - blues rock - rockabilly and rock & roll. We are a 5 piece band featuring a fab vocalist/harp player in Mark Ingram - and a killer lead guitar in Kev Barry.
The band plays regularly at range of Melbourne venues & is equally at home in pubs and bars - blues clubs - private parties - indoors or outside. We have a complete PA & lights rig - and we put on a professional fun show with plenty audience interaction. Our aim is to get people dancing and enjoying themselves, playing a hipshaking brand of blues based on music from the 50's through to today. From BB King, Otis Rush, Magic Sam, Hound Taylor - to Eric Clapton and Rolling Stones. From Chicago sound of the Blues Brothers, Texas Blues of SRV and ZZ Top, Swamp blues of Southern Comfort on the Skids, Punk Blues of bands like Dr Feelgood & None Below Zero - and new blues sounds of Gary Clark & Jon Spencer - Cobra 45s plays them all ensuring variety and entertainment.