Vocals, guitar, piano, banjo, uke
Vocals, guitar, mandolin, drums
Bruce Gerrish- Bio
A versatile vocalist, award winning songwriter, entertainer and accomplished musician, Bruce Gerrish accompanies himself on acoustic guitar, banjo, ukulele and piano. His recent “Quirkophony” studio album features The Shineolas in a seamless combination of Roots, Blues, Folk, New Orleans Boogie, Texas Swing and sincere ballads. “Quirkophony” has received airplay on CBC, BBC, Scotland, Germany, Holland and Italy. Bruce owns and operates Cozy Shack Productions in Nanaimo.
Colin Stevenson- Bio
Colin is a songwriter and singer who plays guitar, mandolin and drums. He now considers Nanaimo his home and continues to write and record his diverse and unique original style of music. “Teaming up with The Shineolas has been rewarding and a lot of fun”. Colin has honed his craft over many years of touring Canada and beyond. He was on the road for many years with the Big River Band, (a tribute to Johnny Cash and Waylon Jennings) as the group’s drummer. He looks forward to continuing his musical adventure
John Ellis Bio
John MacArthur Ellis is a Canadian award winning Producer and Multi-Instrumentalist whose known for capturing the hottest sounds in the Americana, Alt Country, Folk, Singer/Songwriter and Roots Rock genres. John started gigging at the age of 12, and by 18 he was touring auditorium shows and major festivals around the world.
He's supported major label artists and lent his talents to a number of high reaching stars such as The Be Good Tanyas, Colin James, Bruce Cockburn, Jim Byrnes, Doc Walker, Jeremy Fisher, Tom Jackson, Charlie Major, George Canyon, Doug & The Slugs, Barney Bentall, Ridley Bent, Leeroy Stagger, Ferron, and Jane Siberry. John operates MacArthur Park Productions that recently relocated to Nanaimo, BC.
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