Big TV chance for Norwich Christian rock band
-based rock indie Christian Kairos
, have secured a place in the final of The Ultimate Showcase,
a national music competition to win a slot on the bill alongside international group Delirious
at Alton Towers
Kairos will be appearing on television on March 30, prior to the final on April 13. The winning band will get to play live alongside the hugely popular international band Delirious (who have achieved top 20 chart success in the UK, and have sold more records than Robbie Williams in the US. The concert will be held on May 5, at Alton Towers.
All four members of the band are active members of Norwich Family Life Church. They are Aaron Pimlott (age 24), Mark Harvey (22), Matthew Buck (23) and Tim Hamilton (36).
Band spokeswoman Christine Hollinger said: “They grew up together and have played music together from 11 years of age. Matt starting to play drums when he was only big enough to reach the kick drum. Mark started to strum a guitar that was bigger than him and Tim has a classical background in piano as well as playing the bass.”
The founding member of the band and lead singer, Aaron Pimlott has established his own recording studio within the last 12 months. Field Road Studios is based in Norwich and specialises in recording bands, artists as well as live recordings for churches and concerts.
Christine said: “Aaron has a great passion for music as well as extensive knowledge and experience the recording world. He studied music in Dallas/Texas, has toured with a national band in the US before returning to Norwich to found his own business and start something fresh with the guys he grew up with.”
Aaron said: “We are excited to have got this far and are confident that we are going to take this opportunity all the way! Kairos is all about writing and recording great music. We are motivated to make a difference, display a positive lifestyle and to show that everyone has a purpose in life.”
Kairos means a right or opportune moment, a defining moment, climax, critical moment, crunch, decisive moment, kairotic moment, moment of truth, turning point.