Special Announcement 



It's now with great excitement that we are back up and running and even though recuperation is still in progress ,are looking forward to entertaining you ,watch for up and coming dates 


It is with sad regret that Big River have to cancel a FEW gigs for the rest of March and probably some of April,This is to allow one of the guys who has just had major surgery to recuperate. We hope to be back on the road very soon so watch this space. Thanks to all of you who support the band. We look forward to getting back to it. If he had his way it would be next week but hey, cest la vie. See you all soon...










Established   For 10 Years

Alan and Billy formed big River midway through 2008. Aynsley was recruited to give the band another strong vocal and additional Harmony Lead Guitar sound. Alan used to be with Country Crazy before forming Big River with Billy, Billy played with Reload.a for two years, and also with Wishblowin Ash. Aynsley (a.k.a `Young Neil Young) plays with. Tramp Juice every so often, but is a solid and valuable member of Big River , Kenny, who has been around for a while mainly playing bass with the Screaming DTs  ,All the band members have gained extensive musical experience playing a variety of styles of music in bands throughout the UK both in live and recording environments. The agreed ethos was to create a vocally strong band with exceptional harmonies playing songs that are not usually covered by local bands. After 9 years as an outfit,Big River have a growing number of enthusiastic followers and the band look forward to increasing their appeal during 2016






    Hear "Big River" Live at the Queen Vic (Formally the Office) click th link below.



" Big River " . We now have Released the long awaited CD.... 

 "Live At The Usworth Club ,Washington"

Ask us for details when you come to see us at our gigs. 

Checkout the Live Music we have recorded,more to follow..Links below








For further info or to book Big River..

Contact:.............Alan.............Mobile 07505234143

email. ..bigriverneuk@gmail.com 




















































Latest News

Just a mention of a Buskers night at the Washington Arts Centre this coming Friday night. Peter Peverley will be running a buskers night with a theme of country rock music, this will be a night to dedicate to his dad Peter Peverley, who sadly passed away a year ago, if you did not know Peter he was a , Great Husband,Father ,Brother and grandfather, and great friend , (my best) , but he was also a great singer in the sixties and seventies with bands such as The Casuals, The Carousels, and the Petron Duo. Also he was a great follower of local bands ,and singers. Members of Big River will be doing a special tribute featuring Peters son, Pete Peverley, a real artist in his own right, so if anyone who would like to come along for a great nights entertainment and to get up and do a song or two are very welcome, or just come and listen. see you there .