Minster FM session.

A huge thanks to Rick Witter for inviting us along for a chat and a allowing us to play a couple of songs on his Sunday night show. It was a real pleasure. The show will be available on listen again for the next few weeks at

Ont' Sofa session - Sleeping on the Floor

We recently got together with the Ont' Sofa guys at an abandoned warehouse in Leeds. No it wasn't an underground rave this time, we recorded a new version of 'Sleeping on the Floor' for their website and youtube channel.

BBC Radio 6 Music Tom Robinson's Show

We featured on Tom Robinson's Saturday evening show... how amazing is that?!

Pelico on BBC Introducing - Listen again

We were studio guests on Radio York BBC Introducing with Jericho Keys, and you can listen again to the show right here

We kick off with a live track about 24 and half minutes into the show.

Funny How things change - FREE DOWNLOAD

We have re-released 'Funny How Things Change' from our album 'Smile' with added trumpet. And you can donwload it for free from our Bandcamp page. Just follow this link.

And while you're there why not check out some of our other tracks.


Ooh - Passing Places Video!!

Acoustic Festival of Britain 2014 Pelico - Passing Places

Acoustic Festival of Britain - Thanks.

Just a quick note from us to say a HUGE thanks to everyone that we met at The Acoustic Festival of Britain at Uttoxeter Racecourse. We really enjoyed our set in the real ale tent on Friday 30th and it was great meeting and chatting with so many of you afterwards. Also, a massive thankyou to everyone who took time out to come along to the Town Centre Stage on Saturday to see us play a few tunes.

We met loads of great people throughout the whole weekend and the rain even held off fo us!!

Thanks all and hopefully we will see you again soon.


Only so far now EP - Available now.

We have been hard at work since Christmas working on our new EP and it is now available for digital download from Itunes/Bandcamp/Amazon and available for streaming on Spotify. Please follow the links at the top of the page to access those sites.

We are really pleased with what we've acheived so please take some time to have a listen and if you agree then it would be really appreciated if you could purchase a track or two.

We will be playing tracks from the EP throughout the summer festival season so please come and say hello if you get a chance and give us some feedback!! Looking forward to seeing you soon...

Acoustic Festival of Britain. May 31st - June 2nd 2013.

The Acoustic Festival of Britain is taking place on the weekend of 31st May-2nd June at Uttoxeter Racecourse and we'll be playing on Sat 1st June!!

There will be more details in the New Year time but in the meantime you can get your tickets here.

Are we excited about it? You better believe it!!

Tockwith Festival 2014 - Our first of the season

We just love the Summer Festival Season and the fact that it's starting earlier every year is an added bonus. Our first Festival date is with the good people at Tockwith Festival and it's gonna be a doozey!! The line-up looks ace and the beer - well - it's beer, what's not to like? No definite stage time confirmed for this yet but it's likely to be late afternoon. We will let you have the lowdown as soon as we've got it.

The Slip Inn, York. December 1st.

Winter Beer Festival anyone?

The Slip Inn in York will be hosting a Winter Beer Festival on Friday 30th November and Saturday 1st December. We are delighted to have been asked to play on Saturday 1st at 5pm. So get your Winter Beer-head on and join us down there.

It should be a blast!!

BBC Introducing, Radio York, Sat 21st July

You'll be aware that we appeared on Russell Walkers show recently to promote the 'Best of York' charity album that we've been involved with.

Well they've only gone and asked us back to do our own slot on their BBC Introducing show. We'll be playing a couple of 'live lounge' tracks on Jenny Eells' BBC introducing show on Radio York on Saturday 21st July between 6pm and 7pm. Don't miss it - but don't worry if you do because we'll posting the link to listen again after we've been on.

Who knows today Jenny Eells on radio York, tomorrow Fearne Cotton on Radio 1 or Dermot O' Leary on Radio 2.... 

Pelico on BBC Introducing

Pelico on the Radio

Yes folks, that's right. It's all very exciting - we were played on BBC Introducing on Radio York. Our first ever song played on the radio!!

Jenny Eels kindly played 'Who you are' from our new album 'Smile'. We sent her a sampler from the album and she said that she's really looking forward to being able to play some more tracks soon.

Well, we're really looking forward to it as well. So keep your ear to the ground and check back here to find out when we'll be on her show again. As soon as we know, you'll know.

New Gig Venue Sat 8th September

We played at a brand new venue for us on Saturday 8th September - The Bay Horse in Stamford Bridge. The Bay Horse host a great Open Mic night once a month (which is how we were introduced to this fab pub) so they are no strangers to live music.

Thanks to Ian who made us feel so welcome and also to Kev who stepped up and provided some half-time tunes for us. A great crowd in Stamford Bridge and they really know how to enjoy their Saturday nights!!

We will be back at The Bay Horse in the new year so keep your eyes peeled.

Radio York BBC Introducing

A huge thanks from us to Jenny Eells and the team at BBC Introducing at Radio York for making us all feel so welcome. It was a great opportunity for us to talk about the album and play a couple of acoustic tracks from it.

Plenty more happening this year in Pelico land so keep your eyes and ears peeled.


Judson's Bar, Pocklington.

A huge thanks to everyone that came along to Judson's in Pocklington. A really great little venue and we really enjoyed it - hope you all did too!!

Pelico Live at Judsons

Wednesday 25th April, Basement Bar. Album Launch Event.

Best of York Charity Album

We are really proud to be involved with this album. It features 13 tracks from among the very best bands that York has to offer including our track 'Who you are'. All profits from the album will be donated to Macmillan Cancer Support. You can find out how to get hold of the album and information about the official album launch night here

It's all for a great cause, so if you can support this in any way it would be greatly appreciated.

Cheer for the beer!

A nice little bit of promo Click here!

Shouting about The Best of York album

Pelico appeared on BBC Radio York this Saturday, at 1.15pm to talk about the “Best of York” album. We performed live in the studio with Russell Walker and chatted about what we can all do to help this initiative.

You can help by buying at least one copy for yourself and one for your best friend. You can see some of the artists perform live at the launch event for this album at the Basement, York, Wednesday 25th April. Come on -  help raise cash for Macmillan Cancer Support – Go on… dig deep! Available from itunes. For more details

Supporting Roddy Woomble

An intimate, candle lit Duchess saw Roddy at his best, with his smooth vocal and tight instrumentation... top show Roddy!

We played a stripped back acoustic set for this one playing to a respectable, mid-week audience of over 100, attentive people.. the audience were great - thanks guys!

Minster FM session. read more >

Ont' Sofa session - Sleeping on the Floor read more >

BBC Radio 6 Music Tom Robinson's Show read more >

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  • Pelico - heads up! Pelico - heads up!
  • Setting up on the Main Stage at The Acoustic Festival of Britain Setting up on the Main Stage at The Acoustic Festival of Britain
  • It's not over until we've finished our encore! It's not over until we've finished our encore!
  • Hello Judson's in Pocklington!! Hello Judson's in Pocklington!!

Pelico Pictures

19 December - A Bit More Festive Fun...
Get yourself a copy - Only So Far Now EP
Pelico - heads up!
Setting up on the Main Stage at The Acoustic Festival of Britain
It's not over until we've finished our encore!

Ironic phrase above Ash's head! The Bay Horse Stamford Bridge, York.

Hello Judson's in Pocklington!!

What a lovely group of photogenic chaps.

Duchess Summer Headline. August 2012
Bongo time.
Ooooh. We like the pretty lights...
Ash - say aaaahhhhh.
Brian thinking he can show Rob a thing or 2 about drumming. He can't.
Pelico at Fibbers 13/08/11. A great crowd singalong.
Gig listing
Doveridge Beer Festival

Same again? Yes please!

Pelico Smile Jpg - Download for ipod

You can download this image to use on your ipod version of 'Smile'. It's better than using that annoying note image that itunes use.

Ash and Brian after our Radio appearance

Ash and Brian looking rather pleased with themselves following their appearance on Russell Walkers show on BBC Radio York.

The day we visited BBC Radio York

Our visit to Russell Walkers show on Radio York today was ace. It was all about the 'Best of York' charity album. We had a little chat about the Album and played a couple of acoustic tracks. Thanks for having us in Russell.

Rob and his famous box... not long before we are live on BBC Radio York
Pelico Gigs in 2012 - We'll be playing tracks from our new album Smile.
Rob during the recording of our album

... he looks quite professional doesn't he?

Waiting for the middle eight!

Nick during the recording of our new alum... due out in the new year!

Rob and his magical box
Ready for a song?
Fibbers 13th August 2011. Ash giving it his all.
Nick's best 'Rock' pose - very good!
Brian & Rob
Pelico music club - for beginners!
Pelico Headline Fibbers

Promises to be an incredible night with fantastic support, Akimbo, a five piece world sound band from York. Fusing Cuban Jazz with African funk/blues. Helen Chambers is a York based country/folk/indie singer song writer and will also be joining Pelico at Fibbers. Our main support will be from the one and only Dorien Starre. Prepare to be rocked with their indie/rock sounds.

Pelico at Fox Fest
Doveridge Beer Festival

Send us your photos... give us your name and we'll put 'em on here.

Pelico in front of a large garage door!

Do you see how Rob has worn a t-shirt to match the colour scheme of the garage door surround. Well thought out Rob!

Pelico supporting Hope & Social, Fibbers, 16 May 2011

What a great night that was. If you were there, get in touch, tell us what you thought!

Pelico during rehearsals
Ah.. the memories from when we supported Emily Maguire

Our First York gig.

... lovin it! The 'Pelico Smile'
Brian (In front of Dan Whitings van at the white rooms)
The Frog & British Library, Paris
The Frog & British Library, Paris