chris firminger band

Led by multi-instrumentalist and probably the busiest guitar player in town!

On stage at 13.00 - 13.30


As a musician, Chris's track-record is impeccable having played with 60's icon Dave Berry on and off for the past twenty years as well as playing on recording sessions such as the Tony Christie/All Seeing Eye chart hit ‘Walk Like A Panther’, plus tracks for Pop Idol. Other performers who Chris has played with include Frank White, Julian Jones, Adrian Paris, John Reilly, Max Restaino and Richard Hawley.

With gigs ranging from prestigious concert halls to intimate pub rooms as well as venues like The Cavern in Liverpool, Chris's busy schedule also includes him hosting a popular open mic night at the White Lion, Heeley. Also guitarist with other bands such as Firecracker, Jackson, The Collection and Beat Merchants.

For Dronfest Chris is fronting his own band who include his Dad John on drums, a veteran of the Sheffield music scene as well as a 15-year stint with Dave Berry. On bass and vocals is former rugby player and now publican and experienced musician Garry Norton who also has a few years under his belt as a musician. Making up the line-up is keyboard player is Anthony Lomas from the Dronfield band Junkyard Dog and an acclaimed musician in his own right.


The Chris Firminger Band

The Chris Firminger Band - Albert Ross

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  • £20 On The Day Tickets
  • Adults aged 16 and over and includes 1 FREE Child under 16 on August 5th
  • Under 8's FREE
  • £15 On The Day Tickets
  • Available for people aged over 65 on August 5th, 2017. Inc. 1 FREE Child under 16 on August 5th
  • Under 8's FREE

Contact Us

Contact Info

Dronfest Music Festival
Cliffe Park, Callywhite Lane,
Dronfield, S18 2XP
Tel: 07770 584287