What’s it like to be a member of a tribute band? For bassist Ian Cattell of the tribute band Brit Floyd, it means playing the music of one of the iconic groups in rock history! Rock At Night sat down with Ian ahead of Brit Floyd’s sweep of concerts through Florida to find out just how Ian became a fan of the legendary British rock act, what era of Pink Floyd was the best, and just how much leeway does a performer with a tribute band have in the music? Enjoy a few moments and learn about Brit Floyd and Ian Cattell’s work with the band!
“Tampa” Earl is a 40-year veteran of the entertainment industry, in particular rock radio and journalism. He currently has two radio shows, “Rockin’ in the USA” (focused on the history of rock) and “Crackin’ the Seal” (focused on new, independent, and unsigned artists and rock music) on Real Rock Radio, which broadcasts from Manchester, England. Earl, a former Marine, lives near Tampa, FL, where he is always on the lookout for the next great artist or band that will further the history of rock!