Band Information

Genre: Classic rock from the 60’s and 70’s
Engagements: Venue, festival and club shows, private events and parties, opening act slots for national artists, touring
Touring Range: National
Hometown: St Petersburg, Florida
: UproarFla



Uproar is a union of four extremely accomplished musicians from both sides of the pond. Every member has toured extensively headlining prestigious shows and festivals as well as opening for major acts including Eddie Money, The Romantics and The Wallflowers. The band’s personnel has played in the world’s most important rock ‘n’ roll cities including London, Los Angeles, Rotterdam, New York, Nashville, San Francisco, Toronto and Perth, Australia.

Stage presence is a key element of Uproar. Davy, Ed and John all play wirelessly, not only to add to the spectacle but also to actively involve the audience – an important part of the band’s approach to live shows.

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Member since:
Sep 28 2018
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Years together:
Gigs played:
10 to 50
Tend to practice:
1 time per week
54 years



Uproar plays the cream of 60’s and 70’s classic rock with a contemporary twist. The set balances songs that pack the dancefloor as well as showstoppers which showcasing the band’s exceptional musicality and surprise classic rock fans.

Just A Handful Of Examples:

Rolling Stones: Jumpin Jack Flash, Can’t You Hear Me Knockin’, Sympathy for the Devil
Tom Petty: I Need to Know, Breakdown
David Bowie: Rebel Rebel, Suffragette City
Beatles: Back in the USSR
The Who: Summertime Blues
Deep Purple: Space Truckin’
Jimi Hendrix: Crosstown Traffic
Black Crowes: Hard to Handle
Cream: White Room, Sunshine of Your Love
Led Zeppelin: Ramble On, Whole Lotta Love
Van Halen: You Really Got Me
Elton John: Saturday Night’s Alright for Fighting
Free: All Right Now
Jethro Tull: Locomotive Breath
Kiss: Detroit Rock City
Bad Company: Movin’ On
Doors: Roadhouse Blues
Blue Oyster Cult: Burning for You
Grand Funk Railroad: American Band

Members Of Band

British singer Davy Alder brings authenticity to Uproar’s Brit rock led setlist with tones reminiscent of Paul Rodgers and Robert Plant. Lead guitarist Ed Grohe brings a riveting musical and visual dynamic to the band. Jim Spencer’s superior drumming spans the gamut from Bonham to Baker and takes no prisoners. And bassist John Gore holds down the bottom end superbly.


Between them, Uproar's members own over 30 guitars from Gibson RDs and Firebirds to Custom Les Pauls and vintage Teles. John plays an FP and Jim's 5 kits include a Tama, Yamaha and Simmons.