"The Lateshift is The South West's Premier Wedding, Party & Function Covers Band"
JO

JO

Jo - Lead Vocals

Jo is such a great singing talent with over 20 years experience. Jo has fronted various bands, including the popular midlands based funk-soul band The Whitmo'deans, and has opened shows for outfits such as The Brand New Heavies, Norman Jay MBE, and 4Hero.

She has sung "All Of Her Life" (and lots of other songs) and has been in several bands before joining The Lateshift. You may recognise her from Glastonbury... Her style covers many genres and she just loves to entertain and has an excellent rapport with audiences - They really appreciate her warm and engaging performances... Joanne's voice has been described as " soulful, emotional, with a vocal power that can knock you off your feet." 

 Jo is a real enthusiast and she plays a mean tambourine. She also loves Yoga, & Yogurt..

 

 

 

MIKE

MIKE

Mike - Guitar

Mike started playing guitar aged 17 then he attended the Academy of Contemporary Music in Guildford and graduated in 1998. He is influenced by artists such as Jimi Hendrix, Eric Clapton and David Gilmour.  Mike has played in a variety of bands over the years and has even busked on the streets of Woking.  Apart from 'The Lateshift' he also plays in a Pink Floyd Tribute http://www.ukpfe.com nationally.  He also teaches guitar locally www.mikebollard.com  Mike enjoys the performance of live music and treats every gig like his last.
Mike is a dead ringer for "Slash" and is an expert mimic for some of the best known guitar riffs in the world.
He's also a pretty good dancer, when he's not kicking some opponent at his martial arts class.

 
ROCKIN RICKY

ROCKIN RICKY

Ricky - Saxophone

'Rockin Ricky' (nickname given to him whilst jamming) started playing sax in his adult years and quickly progressed to a high standard through hard work, enthusiasm and perseverance. He has gigged nationally across the UK and in France, playing in a variety of high profile bands and ensembles. He has managed some good bands and gained valuable skills which help him today with the management of The Lateshift.
He has studied music and Jazz, having been taught by some of the best including Ray Beavis (of Suzi Quatro/Shakin Stevens fame).
Ricky's influences include greats such as Coleman Hawkins, Stan Getz, Grover Washington Jr. and Stanley Turrentine.
His ambition is to keep improving his skills and continue playing for the pleasure of others.

Two things to watch out for - Don't ask him to tell a joke and don't start him talking about golf.
His favourite quote is "Doh"
STEVE

STEVE