Cortez is Scotland's fastest rising Classic Rock Band. This 4 piece band which mixes style from bands like Aerosmith and The Black Crows has been described by Rock Radio 96.3 Rock Jock Tom Russell as the best new band to hit the scene in 15 years.


Cortez are one of the most exciting and talented acts in Scotland at the moment. The Rock 4-piece regularly thrill crowds in and around their home town of Glasgow which is one of Britain's busiest and most thrilling music scenes. Having played in the cities most popular venues and the most infamous clubs including Glasgow's Barrowlands and The Garage and supported the likes of Wishbone Ash and Mohair with storming sets in Britains most prestigious venues like The Cavern in Liverpool and Edinburgh's Liquid Rooms, Cortez continue to grow from strength to strength as the fan base increases. The Cortez sound is derived from a colourful mix of influences which have shaped the band's sound into what they play today. Their sound is rooted around classic rock bands such as Aerosmith, AC/DC and Led Zeppelin, whilst adding their own touch and by all accounts it's working. The Band have recently started working with Independent States Music & Sound and, have now established themselves as one of the must see Scottish acts of this year. Featured in Victoria Newton's Bizarre page in The Sun earlier in the year, Cortez were described as 'Red Hot', and with consistent press coverage the band look to take things further than before with more gigs to be announced all over the country it's time to join the Cortez revolution!


Cortez have recently released their 1st CD Money for Honey, featuring 10 of their newest songs. More songs are being written each week. As a result Money for Honey is now on the HMV play list and songs Fool For You, Military, and Poor Man are getting radio Airplay on Your Radio 106.5 and Rock Radio 96.3

Set List

Holy Man, Lovin' What You Do To Me, The Man is Me, Boss's Daughter, Fool For You, Military, New York Nights, The Do Wrong Blues, Ginny, Poor Man, Taste, Firefly, Head Full of Money, I Want it All. Sets can vary from 30 minutes to 90 minutes.