Vital Signs :  meet the band

Neil Smith

electric and acoustic guitars,

bass pedals and shoes

Dean Cousins

drums, electric and acoustic percussion and ONE gong*

Pod Pearson

bass, vocals, synthesisers,

bass pedals and crumhorn**

Established in 2004, Bravado are quite simply Britain's most accurate three-piece tribute performing the music of Canadian Prog Rockers Rush.
A three-piece rock band, Bravado play many songs that Rush themselves stopped playing long before retiring.


The shows feature a large selection of classic material, taken largely from the much-loved Terry Brown-produced period, performed in a man-for-man, WYSIWYG kind of way, without the use of additional musicians or click-tracks and sequencers.

Alongside the 'deep cuts’ you will hear eternal favourites including Tom Sawyer and The Spirit of Radio.

PLUS, those tracks you never thought you'd ever hear in concert!


Pod, Neil and Dean, combine an exciting performance with a sound as faithful to Geddy, Alex and Neil as is possible.


Throughout their history of over 40 years, Rush have been the proud recipients of 24 gold records and 14 platinum (3 multi-platinum) records. Rush’s sales statistics place them fourth behind The Beatles, The Rolling Stones and Aerosmith for the most consecutive gold or platinum albums by a rock band.

Rush have become known for their virtuosity, complex compositions, and eclectic lyrical motifs drawing heavily on science fiction, fantasy, and libertarian philosophy, as well as addressing humanitarian, social, emotional, and environmental concerns.

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 *Dean was to have had a second gong, but realised that two gongs don't make a right.

**Not really.