Gareth Rathbone’s growing demand and reputation for playing unsurpassed percussion alongside some of the UK’s best DJ’s has currently placed him amongst the best percussionists in the UK. With his ability to provide an alternative beat to some of the most progressive house and dance music currently available this is now
setting a new trend for others to follow.
G has worked for some of the biggest names around which include Miss Moneypennys, Gatecrasher & Hed Kandi. He has also played on nights for the likes of Ministry Of Sound, Fierce Angel, Glas and Fuel nights, has worked and played alongside some of the biggest DJ’s around which include the likes of Jim “Shaft” Ryan, K Klass, Freemasons, Eric Prydz, Pete Tong, Danny Rampling, David Dunne, Brandon Block, CJ Mackintosh, Ron Carroll, Graeme Park, Jason Heard, Judge Jules, Kiddo Anderson, Jay C, Gregg Myers, Danny Howard, Mistress Da Funk, Rob Marmot, DJ Marble.
G first started playing percussion in 2002 for Birminghams Miss Moneypennys after being recommended to the owners of the onetime Birmingham super club by close friend and rugby legend Martin Offiah. He then went on to play for Miss Moneypennys and their exclusive Chuff Chuff Parties for over 8 years, after Moneypennys he then went on to be resident percussionist for Gatecrasher Birmingham (He also played at the grand opening of the £5 Million pound super club back in 2008) G has played at venues nationwide which include venues like Bushwackers Worcestester, Circo, Albert Dock Liverpool, Unit Bar Carlisle, Mechu, Birmingham, Sakura, Reading for Hed Kandi as well as Gatecrasher Nottingham to name a few.
2010 has been a great year for G Percussion which was capped off with him making his debut for Hed Kandi at Club Sanuk in Blackpool on NYE 2010/11.
Uber-successful artists such as Dizzee Rascal and celebrities which include Rugby legend Martin Offiah and TV actor Will Mellor – all of whom have openly professed to have loved his sets.