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Tina Caldicott
· December 3, 2017
Brilliant band, fab guys, a great mix of music and not overly loud.
Chloe Stanway
· February 11, 2018
Had a great night, enjoyed the music and energy you both had...think I'm gonna be a shinner now, will hopefully see you guys again soon!
Lizzie Sherlock
· November 28, 2016
The Shine are fabulous....they perform a lovely mix of music across the decades.
500 Miles by The Shine

A huge THANK YOU for those who csme to see us last night at The Holly Bush in Ripley last night, we literally filled half the pub!

The French Horn at Codnor rocked last night! What a great evening, celebrating Alan's birthday. Thank for those who came to see us and for the movers and shakers on the dancefloor; you all made it a special evening.


We have another newbie to Shine gigs coming tonight, and we are adding a song in her honour. It got me thinking, perhaps I should ask this: what songs do you think would suit us? If we like it, we'll dedicate it to you live. Silly suggestions welcome too of course, it what we Brits excel in (Boaty McBoat face!)

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Darren Morgan

Wanted- Fender FM210r. Need the cab for a potential project...

The Shine are looking for a guitarist to join and help us transform the band into an electric blues rock classic covers band. Must be able to work in a trio.

We've pulled in a welcome return to provide music for a special event. Come and join in the fun, we start at 9pm, but get there early and buy beer ready as it's going to be a lively one!


Pssst! Hey! The Shine are playing at a birthday event this Saturday, but we can get you in! Come along to The French Horn in Codnor and say you're with the band, and join the party. Let the Good Times Roll!

Well what an evening at The Dixies in Lower Bagthope! It felt like the whole pub was singing, amazing people, and I even had a marriage proposal!

We really enjoyed playing there and so many people want is back, so bring it on! Let the Good Times Roll!

Everyone talks about the good old days. People wish that they could travel back in time, to when life was simpler, no constant connectivity, good honest chat decent know how it goes? Well, for one night only The Shine are giving you the chance! Travel tonight through the time portal to see The Shine play at The Dixies Arms in Lower Bagthorpe, to a tradional pub, with proper beer, good conversation (inbetween sets!) and no phone signal! It's going to be an old-fashioned busy band night so get there before we start at 9pm!

Takamine EF340SC NS pro Japanese electro acoustic guitar and Takamine hard case.

Takamine EF340SC NS pro Japanese electro acoustic guitar and Takamine hard case.
This is a Natural Series guitar. Takamine made these to sound as pure as possi...ble, keeping resonant wood free to vibrate. Rosette, bridge pins, even the dot markers are wood!
Everyone who has heard or played this has said how good it sounds.
It has the CTBII preamp with tuner and the famous Palethetic pickup system. It is a hand made Japanese pro guitar, which sits alongside those used by Bruce Springsteen, Bon Jovi,The Eagles, Biffy Clyro and Garth Brooks, but to name a few.
The top has some surface damage as there is no scratchplate, but nothing structural and the price reflects this (£1000 nearest new guitar). There are other use marks but nothing serious. It has been gigged, but cased and looked after. Low action, pro set up so no issues. Can demo with an acoustic amp. Sounds beautiful. No trades, cash on collection only.

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Takamine EF340SC NS pro Japanese electro acoustic guitar and Takamine hard case. This is a Natural

Revving up for The Shine's first gig at The Dixies Arms Lower Bagthorpe this Saturday 27th 9pm start. Great venue with good beer and no phone signal, so no virtual conversatiion! aaargh! That only leaves music, beer, and conversation, recipe for a good night.

Next Shine gig is on 27th Jan at the Dixies in Underwood, but Darren is playing tonight at the Shoulder of Mutton in Hallfieldgate, a rowdy impromtu acoustic bash. It's a fuddle too, so if you're at a loose end, or want to escape, then bring some nibbles and join the party! 9pm start. Beer, singing, food and great company.

Happy New Year to all of those lovely people who have booked or come along to see The Shine in 2017. We made some great friends and had some laughs, so bring on 2018 and Let the Good Times Roll!

What a welcome at The George Inn Ripley! It's turning out to be another belter!