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Individually, we are:
Russ Hird - Guitar and Vocals
Ronnie Semple - Harmonica and Vocals
Dave Hildreth - Bass Guitar
Mark Henderson - Drums
Collectively, we are:
WE'RE A FOOT-TAPPIN' LIVELY ROADHOUSE BLUES BAND covering all your 'rip-your-balls-out' rockin' tunes by the likes of Jeff Healey, Joe Bonamassa, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Kenny Wayne Shepherd. All of us have histories too long to go into but we've all played in rock, blues and rock 'n' roll bands for as long as we can remember. Mark and Dave can even add a touch of funky soul to add to their repertoires! (You can read, 'Meet the Band Members' on this blog)
We've all done the rounds with various other bands over the years but we needed to get out teeth into something a bit 'ballsy' - and out popped THE BONESHAKERS!
We've gone for the gritty blues music none of us have done in ages. We've only been going a few short months and already we're loving how we're sounding. Already we're a pretty tight band.
We're looking forward to getting our bald heads...(well Ronnie and Dave are bald, for sure - and we think that Russ and Mark might be wearing wigs!!)...hot and sweaty and play exactly the type of material we've been threatening to go back to playing for a long time.
Every last one of us is up for it - and we're hoping to collect a few fans on the way.
So we hope to see you at one of our gigs along the way (you can view our 'Forthcoming Gigs' on this site) and hope that we can make some friends too.
Our major musical influences are Kenny Wayne Shepherd, Joe Bonnamassa, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Gary Moore, Jeff Healey, ZZ Top, Rory Gallagher, Blackfoot...and more!
The BONESHAKERS are keen supporters of local North East bands such as The Scoundrels, the Ragpickers, the Smokehouse Boys, the Gatecrashers, Lyndon Anderson Band, Bessie and the Zinc Buckets, the Bushwackers, Sticky Fingers, the Troubleshooters, the Bandits, Mojo Hand Band
...and so many more, we couldn't possibly fit them on the page!
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