The Rivals are a four piece band from Hertford providing live music and entertainment of all genres.
The combination of excellent musicianship plus a wide mix of music ensures a great party or event every time.
With many years of experience Paul's aim is always 'entertainment first'.
Whether it's delivering great vocal or playing lead guitar to the backdrop of a superb band, he ensures the audience are connected at all times.
Gibson Les Paul Gold Top with P90s, custom Built Fender Stratocaster with quilted maple top & floyd rose loaded with Seymour Duncans, black Les Paul studio - customised with piezo pickup. Plus Candy Apple Red and Fiesta Red Strats.
Roland GR55 guitar synth. Boss GP10 guitar synth/processor. Various volume & expression pedals.
Creating a foundation for the band along with rock solid timing is just one of Pat's roles in The Rivals. Her energetic drumming kicks the band's sound out at the audience while at the same time providing a flexible base for the rest of the rhythm section to build upon.
Pat's main stage kit is a Pearl BLX with Ziljdan Avensis Cymbals.
JJ has gigged for a variety of covers bands over the past 11 years and can play Mustang Sally backwards at double speed now.
If you catch him with his anorak on, feel free to mention the history of classic jukeboxes.
Fender Jazz / Fender Precision bass, through an Ashdown MAG C410T-300 (stadium gigs) or Hartke Kickback 15 (pubs).
Mick joined the band in June 15 after having had a long career as bass player for Mod Revival band Small World.
Fender Custom Shop, Custom Deluxe Telecaster, Fender Stratocaster (powered by Roland), Fender Custom Shop, Custom Deluxe Stratocaster, Fender Hot Rod Deluxe 3 Combo, Boss GT100 Guitar Processor