Updated Jul 2010
Gin House are a South Lincs. based band first formed in 1999 and have had a very busy schedule during that period with gigs as far north as Harrogate and south as Malvern.We have played the prestigious Running Horse Nottingham on many occasions as well as The Musician at Leicester, The Wellington Vaults Leicester, The Queens Cleethorpes. The Lincoln Imp Scunthorpe, Workhouse Blues Lincoln, Elme Hall Wisbech, Stuart House Kings Lynn, Lincoln University, Boston's annual Party in the Park, Lincoln Bike Fest with a band profile in Motorcycle Monthly as well as a host of other live music venues throughout the area.
"Need a shot of Rhythm,n,Blues with a little Rock,n,Roll on the side just for good measure"
Gin House have a repertoire of over a hundred numbers including material by Stevie Ray Vaughan,George Thorogood, Eric Clapton, John Mayall, The Hamsters, Tommy Castro, Dr. Feelgood, Freddie King, Otis Rush and a whole shed load of red hot Rhythm & Blues and Rock Blues classics.
Current band line-up :- Phil Lovell : Vocals, rhythm guitar, harmonica. / Ady Cole : Lead guitar, slide guitar. Andy Stockdale : Bass guitar, backing vocals / Ian Tait : Drums
A bit of info on band members.
Phil Lovell (vocals) veteran of the band played guitar and did vocals in various bands 70,s/80s including a six year stint with rock band Camargue who toured with the Radio Caroline Rock Show.
Ady Cole (guitar) plays in the Stevie Ray style of blues with bags of tone as well as some slide guitar to make the hair stand up on the back of your neck.
Andy Stockdale (bass) deputised for regular bass player Andy Hodgson on several occasions, following Andy H's decision to retire from full time playing Andy S. joined Gin House full-time in Jul 2010.
Andy Hodgson (bass) the quiet man of the band played eight years with 80s rock and rollers Cottie & The Alleycats and two years on the road with the American Pie Show backing Steve Gibbons and Ray Campi among others. He retired from playing full time with Gin House in Jul 2010, but he may step in for an occasional gig with the band in the future.
Ian Tait (drums) Played with Prelude (Hits,"After the Goldrush","Platinum Blonde") The Fabulous Wilden Brothers and Ray Stubbs All Stars in his native North East, moving to Lincolnshire he has played with"Buzz Blues" and depped with Ray Fenwick, Lloyd Watson and ourselves before taking over the drum stool permanently in Jan.2009
With the variety of musical styles and tastes we try to generate a lively atmosphere with a high feelgood factor (no pun intended)at the venues we play.