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MEET THE BAND

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SUE BUCKLER

Electric violin & Vocals

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PAUL VAUGHAN

Guitar & Vocals

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CHRIS PHARE

Bass & Vocals

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JULES SMITH

Drums, Percussion & Vocals

We don’t want to play the same covers that everyone else does, and we’ve set out to prove that totally diverse and high energy folk-rock is just what the great British public really wants to hear. And we’ve succeeded! We’ve already enjoyed 14 years of playing all over Sussex but want to spread the vibe even further. Ask for us at your local club/pub.

FOLK-ROCK AT IT'S FINEST

Formed way back in a time before Game of Thrones, and when the newest iPhone was a 3 GS, folk and rock loving musicians came together to blend the two genres into the upbeat entertainment phenomena that is Buckler's Reel, and which to this day continues to tour Sussex pubs and clubs (and anyone else who needs them). Festivals, weddings, birthdays all enjoyed and catered for. Nobody can predict which cover they'll hear next, but it's always going to be interesting and lively. 'Nobody can be told what Buckler's Reel are like, you have to see them for yourself' (Morpheus). Recently filmed by the BBC for The Great Staycation on The Mac's Farm. For those looking for a more acoustic experience, Buckler's Lite are Sue and Paul with their own quirky set, when space and volume is an issue.

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BUCKLER'S REEL THE BAND

This is the full-on 4 piece rockin' sensation when you want your evening hi-energy fast and loud.

BUCKLER'S LITE

When space is at a premium and a lighter sound is required, Sue and Paul will delight you with their own special quirky set and witty banter.

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Upcoming Events

  • Private Event
    Private Event
    Fri, 15 Mar
    Haywards Heath
    15 Mar 2024, 13:30
    Haywards Heath, Haywards Heath, UK
    A Buckler's Lite gig!
  • Buckler's Reel @ The Blue Anchor
    Buckler's Reel @ The Blue Anchor
    Sat, 16 Mar
    Brighton and Hove
    16 Mar 2024, 20:50 – 22:50
    Brighton and Hove, 81 Station Rd, Brighton and Hove, Brighton BN41 1DF, UK
    It's time to celebrate St Pat's again!
  • Buckler’s Reel @ Bognor Beerfest
    Buckler’s Reel @ Bognor Beerfest
    Sun, 17 Mar
    The Dog & Duck- craft beers, cocktails &
    17 Mar 2024, 15:00 – 17:00
    The Dog & Duck- craft beers, cocktails &, 3 The Steyne, Bognor Regis PO21 1TX, UK
    Beer, cider and folk-rock on St Pat’s Day!
  • Buckler's Reel @ The Plough & Harrow
    Buckler's Reel @ The Plough & Harrow
    Fri, 29 Mar
    Litlington
    29 Mar 2024, 21:00 – 23:00
    Litlington, Plough & Harrow, The St, Litlington, Polegate BN26 5RE, UK
    It's going to be a very Good Friday!
  • Buckler’s Reel @ Ashington Sports & Social Club
    Buckler’s Reel @ Ashington Sports & Social Club
    Fri, 19 Apr
    Ashington Village Club
    19 Apr 2024, 21:00
    Ashington Village Club, Mill Ln, Ashington, Pulborough RH20 3BX, UK
    The return of Worthing’s finest folk-rockers
  • Buckler's Reel @ The King's Head
    Buckler's Reel @ The King's Head
    Sat, 20 Apr
    Billingshurst
    20 Apr 2024, 21:00 – 23:30
    Billingshurst, Kings Head, 56 High St, Billingshurst RH14 9NY, UK
    Sussex's finest folk-rockers return!
  • Buckler’s Reel @ The Boot
    Buckler’s Reel @ The Boot
    Sat, 04 May
    Old Boot Inn
    04 May 2024, 21:00 – 23:30
    Old Boot Inn, The High Shopping Mall, 13 High St, Seaford BN25 1PE, UK
    May the 4th we'll definitely be with you!
  • Buckler’s Lite @ Bognor Yacht Club
    Buckler’s Lite @ Bognor Yacht Club
    Sat, 17 Aug
    Bognor Regis Sailing Club
    17 Aug 2024, 20:00
    Bognor Regis Sailing Club, 1 Victoria Rd S, Bognor Regis PO21 2NA, UK
    Summer shenanigans with the duo
  • Buckler’s Reel @ The Ship and Anchor
    Buckler’s Reel @ The Ship and Anchor
    Sun, 25 Aug
    Ship & Anchor Pub
    25 Aug 2024, 16:30
    Ship & Anchor Pub, Station Rd, Ford, Arundel BN18 0BJ, UK
    Bank Holiday celebrations with Sussex top folk-rockers
  • Buckler’s Lite @ Mac’s Farm
    Buckler’s Lite @ Mac’s Farm
    Sat, 31 Aug
    The Mac's Farm Summer Campsite & Days ou
    31 Aug 2024, 18:30 – 20:30
    The Mac's Farm Summer Campsite & Days ou, The Mac's Farm, Ditchling, Hassocks BN6 8TL, UK
    The campers entertainers of choice
  • Buckler’s Reel @ The Boot
    Buckler’s Reel @ The Boot
    Sat, 14 Sept
    Old Boot Inn
    14 Sept 2024, 21:00 – 23:30
    Old Boot Inn, The High Shopping Mall, 13 High St, Seaford BN25 1PE, UK
    Autumn and awesome!
  • Buckler's Reel @ The King's Head
    Buckler's Reel @ The King's Head
    Sat, 12 Oct
    Billingshurst
    12 Oct 2024, 21:00 – 23:30
    Billingshurst, Kings Head, 56 High St, Billingshurst RH14 9NY, UK
    Autumnal shenanigans!
  • Private Party
    Private Party
    Sat, 09 Nov
    South Heighton
    09 Nov 2024, 21:00 – 23:00
    South Heighton, Heighton Rd, Newhaven
    You too can book the band for your special event