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The Riojas




I am 63 years of age, and I have been playing rhythm and lead guitar for the last 20 years. During that time I have played in a number of bands. I play mainly 70s/80s/90s rock/pop/indie covers.

Screen name:
Member since:
Apr 03 2014
Active within 1 month
Level of commitment:
Moderately Committed
Years together:
Gigs played:
50 to 100
Tend to practice:
1 time per week
64 years


My main influences are the major rock bands of the 60s and 70s, such as Deep Purple, Led Zeppelin etc. However we also play more recent stuff as well.
A typical set list from our recent gigs would be as follows :

Yellow - Coldplay
Don't Look Back In Anger - Oasis
Chasin Cars - Snow Patrol
Valerie - Amy Winehouse
Bartender & The Thief - Stereophonics
Praying - Plan B
Landslide - Fleetwood Mac
Summer of 69 - Bryan Adams
500 Miles - The Proclaimers
Mustang Sally - The Commitments
Hey Jude - The Beatles

Members Of Band

Our current line-up is as follows:
John - Vocals, rhythm & lead guitar
Chris (myself) - rhythm & lead guitar
Lucinda - Keyboards & backing vocals
Peter - Bass
Ian - Drums


PRS CE24 Custom
Fender USA Strat
Taylor 814ce
Ibanez Artcore AS53
Marshall JVM 410C
Marshall JVM 410H
Marshall 1969 12 x 4 Cab
Marshall MG30CFX
Boss GT-100
Various effects pedals
Boss WL60 wireless guitar system
Line6 wireless guitar system