Latest news and updates

Read about all the latest from the band and their latest gigs and shows. Plus, find out about upcoming performances to attend. 

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Brand new website look

October 2020


Motherhood and Apple Pie have recently had a revamp to their website. The new site will feature more news and updates as well as upcoming gigs and shows. The website was edited in 2020 to bring a new, fresh look including a new band logo and comes ready for the launch of a new album from the band.


in the studio and re-recording several parts for the new album. It is starting to sound soooo good!! 

Working on new album in the studio



Motherhood and Apple Pie are currently working on a new album whilst juggling work, health and life.  


Studio Upgrade.  Bye-bye to our 20 yr old Apple Mac G4 with Digi002 console,  HELLO sexy new Mac and Universal Audio kit!! 

DH Lawrence Festival


Fancy a cuppa?

September 2017


The band hit Costa Coffee in Derby for an open mic night, the set featured a cover of Annie Lennox's Little Bird as well as a set of their acoustic originals. 

Fancy a beer or a G&T? 



Throughout 2016 performing at various open mics around Derby and Nottingham.

Furthest From The Sea

June 2015


Motherhood and Apple Pie performed at Furthest From The Sea event hosted by Furthest From The Sea Music, Comedy & Arts. The event was held at the Market Place in Derby on 20th June 2015. The band played a mixture of their own songs from their first album along with a few of their favourite covers.


Find out more about Furthest From The Sea here.

Diving in

May 2015


Gary and Sam were joined by youngest son Elliot (Drums/Cajun) for a very busy day of performing on Sunday 24th May 2015. The band played a 2 hour slot at Ye Olde Dolphin Inn, derby and then went on to the Victoria Inn, Derby to play another set the same evening. They played acoustic sets with a mixture of their own songs and covers.

Knickerbocker Glorious

March 2015


Held at the waterfall in the Cathedral Quarter Derby, Knickerbocker Glorious is a 

free outside event playing host to the best of East Midlands entertainment. The event, taking place on Saturday 21st March 2015 was organised by Furthest from the Sea Music, Comedy & Arts. Motherhood and Apple Pie were among the line-up featuring Georgia Fowler Music, Phoebe Pritchett, Louise Grattan, Gardina and Adele's Street Dance Classes in Derby.

Find out more about the event here.


The Quad

October 2014


The band performed live at the Quad, a cinema, gallery and café bar, in Derby City Centre on 4th October 2014. The pair performed live to the crowd at the event organised by Hayd Cartwright.


A walk in the park

September 2014


The band performed live at Parkwood Day Centre, Alfreton Park on 20th September 2014. Gary and Sam played a set of songs from their Dinosaur Days album and afterwards met with members of the crowd. 


The Big One

June 2014


The band performed live joined by their youngest sons Elliot (Drums). The audience was one of the band's largest to date with hundreds of people gathering from across Derby. Motherhood & Apple Pie even secured an invitation to play at The Sausage and Folk Feste at the Victoria Inn the following Sunday.


Find out more about the event here.



May 2014


The band performed a live acoustic set at the Book Cafe in Derby on Sunday 11th May 2014. The tracks played included Breathe, I Trust In You and Still Holding On.


Motherhood & Apple Pie perform songs from new album at open mic night

April 2014


The band performed a series of tracks from their album Dinosaur Days at The Victoria Inn, Derby. Sam and Gary were joined by Gordon Kerr who played the Cajun for the band as they performed their acoustic set. 


A recording of the live performance of Breathe is available to watch on Youtube (recorded by Mariusz Sroka).

Debut album 'Dinosaur Days' out now

December 2013


The new album features 10 tracks including popular songs Cradle Me, How Many More Times and I Trust In You, plus the acoustic bonus track Helena's Prayer. The album is available to purchase now on a range of platforms. 


For more information or to purchase your copy click here.

Motherhood & Apple Pie performing Breathe
The Victoria Inn, Derby | April 2014

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