Who We Are and What We Do

We've been performing together for over 10 years - check out our story.


About us

We're Warning Tones, a 4-piece wedding and events band based in Sheffield and Doncaster. We all love performing and we definitely feel like we're living the dream getting to rock out for a living. It's been almost a decade since we first met and became a band and it's been great fun from there on in.
As you might guess we're all massively into music. When we aren't playing at events you can usually find us teaching guitar, bass and drums at Amped Up Music Academy in Doncaster, which means we get to play our instruments all day, every day!
Our goal in life is to have as much fun on stage as possible. We realised a long time ago that when we're enjoying ourselves, everyone enjoys themselves, so sometimes we go a little bit crazy, but the good news is if you go crazy with us then we don't look weird!

Meet the Guys

We are Warning Tones.

Dave Moran

Lead Vocals & Rhythm Guitar

“Has anyone ever told you that you look like…” Harry Styles / Mick Jagger / That Guy From Razorlight – insert name as appropriate. The answer is yes – every gig! Jagger makes sense though as you’ll see from Dave’s complete inability to remain motionless during a gig. He also manages the band’s bookings so you get to deal direct with one of us before the big day of the event.

Ben Naylor

Lead Guitar & Vocals

As well as being an absolute rock god, Ben also secretly lives for country music. Seriously. if we didn’t have some kind of dress code this lad would be in cowboy boots and a stetson at every gig. Talk about mixed influences. When he’s not playing music of all genres he’s usually taking one of his many cars to bits or flying around a race track somewhere.

Dave Baxter

Bass & Vocals

Dave’s life literally revolves around playing music. Oh, and his cat. He’s a crazy cat guy. If he’s ever late for a rehearsal he’s usually buying cat food, or Irn Bru continuing his Scottish roots. He studied music tech at Leeds and teaches his epic guitar skills to up and coming musicians 4 days a week. He manages our social media too, so the epic shots are usually his – busy guy!

Liam Marshall

Drums & Vocals

Yes, that is Liam’s real hair colour (common question), he even cuts his silver locks himself, like an absolute legend. As well as being a folicular god, he’s also a pretty sublime drummer – and is another one of the band that’s busy teaching his craft to Doncaster’s budding percussionists when he’s not gigging and managing Amped Up Music Academy over in Doncaster.
“We went to a wedding this weekend and the first thing we said when we got in the car was 'great wedding…but the band was not as good as the Warning Tones!' We have never seen such a full dance floor at a wedding before. Ben has even said you were his favourite part of the wedding (eeeh… thanks Ben! that’s nice to me! haha)"
Maria & Ben
Wedding, The Bridge, Wetherby

Our Setup

Venues are often surprised at the amount of gear we have - that's because we don't cut corners when it comes to our performance. We use only top quality audio and lighting equipment to make sure everything is looking and sounding absolutely top notch.
We bring everything we could possibly need for your event, so all we need from you are a handful of plug sockets - super low maintenance! We'll even take care of all your venue's requirements - our equipment is PAT Tested and we're covered for £10m in Public Liability Insurance.
(Good to know: our equipment can fit into a space that's 4m wide x 3.5m deep.)