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    Dublin, Ireland
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    80s · 90s · Pop · Swing

Taboo are a North Dublin based commercial covers band. The band have an extremely diverse set that ranges from a laid back all acoustic set to a “pedal to the metal” full blown rock set.

Band Members


  • Derek Jordan:Derek was the original singer in 80′s rocker’s “No Sweat”. He then successfully auditioned for the lead vocal role with Bagatelle, following the departure of Liam Reilly in the late 80′s. He then toured worldwide with Bagatelle for several years. He has also fronted the rock groups “Catwalk” and “Fashion”. Derek is renowned for his dynamic vocal range and excels at both hard-rock (á la AC/DC, Whitesnake) and more mellow styles (eg; his unplugged version of “Roxanne” is a real show-stopper!).
  • Dermot RocheDermot”s first professional gig was with Irish soul legend Rob Strong, whom he played guitar with from 1991 to 1996. He has toured worldwide with such luminaries as 60”s icon (and Van Morrison keyboard player) Georgie Fame, Robyn Robbins (Bob Seger) and the Commitments. Dermot has opened shows for many legendary acts such as James Brown, Deep Purple and the Kinks. He has also played with local Dublin stalwarts The Business and The Donal Kirk Band