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Jeopardy!™ Gives Tribute Bands Massive Exposure…Again!

Back in December of 2018 when Alex Trebek was still manning the podium, Jeopardy!™ included a category titled "Their Tribute Band" which featured clues about real-life tribute bands, and the contestants had to figure out the artist being honored.The unstoppable game show will often repeat categories, but they are usually general ones like Geography, Actors... Read more

8 Things I’ve Learned as a Full-Time Cover Band Musician

(This article was originally published on Spinditty in January 2017. It has been edited here to reflect the current time passed.)I've been playing in cover bands ever since I started learning an instrument nearly 40 years ago. There have been over forty different cover bands in which I was either a member or a frequent... Read more

“Come Together” The Beatles Cover by Sershen & Zaritskaya — Video of the Week 03/29/21

If you're a YouTube junkie like me, you'll notice that there are more and more collaborations popping up. Musicians (and other artistic types) are hooking up with fellow creators with the video version of joint venture partnerships in order to expand their audience...and to simply have fun.Back in December of 2020 we featured a young... Read more

“Tennessee Whiskey” Chris Stapleton/David Allan Coe Guitar Cover by 9-year old Taj Farrant — Video of the Week 03/22/21

"These kids today don't understand real music." This is a claim that gets parroted often in the Cover Band Central Facebook Group, and elsewhere in the world of music purists. Part of CBC's mission is to debunk that myth, while also attempting to inspire said younger generation. Gone are the days where children playing instruments... Read more