Carley Varley (named after the lead vocalist) is an Alternative Rock band based in the South Coast UK. Formed in 2023 the band consists of lead vocalist and guitarist Carley Varley, guitarist Alex Tompkins, bassist Jordan Shepherd and drummer Fred Sedgeley. Carley Varley loves making pop songs into rockier edgy tunes, with their lead powerhouse vocalist Carley adding her twist with her haunting yet powerful voice. Carley Varley's original songs are packed with emotion and entrancing with her storytelling. The Homesick EP was featured on BBC Introducing, The South Coast Music Show (Voice FM), Forest FM and Black on Track. The band are currently performing Carley's original music along with their covers with a twist by groups such as Paramore, Taylor Swift and The Cranberries. 

They performed at Poole Harbour Festival and Dorchester Cider Festival in summer 2023 are set to return in 2024. The band's debut was at The Attic Southampton in May 2023, read the review by David Chinnery down below. The band also performed their first ever headline show at The Railway Inn Winchester in 2024, rocking the house down with support for The Surge and Fox Palmer. The band also performed at The Bedford London, if you missed it the live stream can be found below. They are set to perform at festivals such as Rock the Rec, Poole Harbour and perform at incredible venues such as Chaplin's Cellar Bar and The Half Moon Putney this autumn. 

Band Review May 2023


Poole Harbour 2024

Dorchester Cider Festival 2024 


Carley Varley BAND Gigs!

Rock the Rec Broadstone Sunday 7th July 6pm

Dubs South Campout Wickham Friday 26th July 7pm

Poole Harbour Festival Saturday 27th July 12.30pm

Dorchester Cider Festival Saturday 17th August 2pm

The Three Compasses Dorchester Sunday 25th August 5-7pm

The Half Moon Putney Monday 30th September 7pm (Doors Open)

The Bedford London Wednesday 23rd October 7pm (Doors open)

Chaplin's Cellar Bar Boscombe Friday 25th October 11pm

Live and Unheard Poole Lighthouse Thursday 28th November 7pm (Doors Open)

Live Performances

Band Shots

Original Songs