The Zoots band was formed in 2009 by Jamie Goddard with his Dad (Martyn) who and the band have enjoyed at least 100 shows per year since. The band was originally put together as a touring 1960s act but rapidly progressed to performing other decade theme shows at theatres, private events, festivals, concert venues and tours overseas. So far The Zoots have performed over 1000 concerts and have toured over 30 countries, released 4 albums and had over 2 million downloads and streams.
In 2018 The Zoots won the Global Entertainment Awards as Best Pop Music Cover Band (UK) as well as the Bark Certificate of Excellence. In 2017 were voted at UK Wedding awards for the Best band.
The Zoots have 3 touring theatre shows:
“The Zoots are the kind of talented, young band it’s impossible not to like. Breezing through a tight set, they looked sharp, totally confident in their ability to entertain” THE STAGE
Based in the South West of England near Marlborough, the band regularly travel and performing in the far corners of the UK and overseas. The Zoots have performed for Google, Nokia, Toyota, Microsoft, Sega, Prudential and performed at the product launches of Audi A3, Mafia iii and Angry Birds Go.
In their 10 year history, The Zoots have performed at many prestigious venues including The Palladium Theatre, Teatre Del’Opera, Alhambra Theater, Windsor Royal Theatre and have twice headlined Twinwood and Goodwood Revival Festivals.
Front man Jamie Goddard has touring all over the world performing since he was ten years old as a solo artist and with Jamie and the first class who had a hit records with “Schools Out’ and ‘Mobile Phone’ in 2006. Jamie and the first class were also the resident band at the legendary Hammersmith Palais for two years
In 2008 became a gold selling songwriter with WARNER BROTHERS and his music has been used to promote many products in commercials, TV and films. His music was even used as part of the Chinese English teaching curriculum to help students learn English.
“The keyword for the Zoots is fun – they never stand still for a moment and with a brilliant combination of slick and well polished Shadows-style moves, make up and costume changes, switches of instruments and a backdrop of relevant video throughout, they create a show that entertains wonderfully.” N2 Arts & Entertainment review