Lead and backing Vocals, Guitar-Lead and Rhythm, Harmonica, Bass and Drums, Joe also Produces and Arranges Music.
Mark Hails from the Bay area in California, and started playing drums when he was 12 years old. He began playing professionally when he was 19 and then started touring in working road bands. Mr. Tanner has toured the U.S. and Canada and has played the Denver Metro area for 22 years. He worked with local bands and musicians such as Bobby Hornbuckle, Raisin' Kane, Little Red and the Reefer Bros. and many more. He Has worked such local clubs as the Little Bear Tavern, Whiskey Bills, Ziggies, Buffalo Rose and the Iliff Park Saloon just to name a few.
Ray Francis: Guitar/Vocals
Born and raised just east of the Mississippi, Ray played his first gigs in clubs
overlooked by the St.Louis arch. After migrating to the Denver area, he gigged with the underground rockin' blues band 'The Trashhawks'. Ray's original expeditions include the progressive rock band 'Alien Chrome', and the powerhouse trio 'Yield'. (the latter founded with Kelly Ireland respectively). Gigging highlights include opening shows for Robin Trower, and the Samples.
Kelly Ireland – Rhythmic Timekeeper/Vocals
Kelly started pounding on anything he could get his hands on at the age of 4. Once he discovered Sgt. Pepper he became serious about drumming and was recruited by his parents to play in their Honky Tonk band at the age of 12 on Colorado’s western slope.
His horizons broadened when he performed in concert and jazz bands from junior high through college and received an Associates of Arts degree.
Through the years he’s been the rhythmic timekeeper for a wide variety of bands such as country, pop, jazz, metal, classic rock and blues and has opened for REO Speedwagon, Foreigner, Collen Raye, Wild Rose, Clearence “Gatemouth” Brown, Johnny Rodriguez and Pirates of the Mississippi.