About Us

Northern Vinyl have created a prominent reputation as a premier wedding function band and have performed at renowned venues and stately homes across the North of England. 

We have a repertoire containing hits from the 60's through to the present by bands such as The Beatles, Chuck Berry, The Jam, The Killers, Bryan Adams, Queen, Pharrell Williams, Bruno Mars and many more. Our set is guaranteed to keep people singing and dancing to their favourite songs all night. Our high energy set will make it a night you will never forget .

Ian a pro musician has a wealth of experience on the Bass guitar playing at functions/weddings in Jazz/contemporary ensembles, big swing bands and Rock acts including a spell on the drums for Indie band Brick Supply (writers of the Dubstar hit ‘Not So Manic Now’). 
Ian having toured extensively around the world, taking in venues in New York, Dubai, Russia, Europe the UK and Ireland and having made appearances at Glastonbury and many other UK festivals of note. He has also achieved airplay on Radio 1 and in the US whilst working with artists such as Ian Hunter (Mott the Hoople), Hawkwind, Blue Oyster Cult, Bernie Marsden (Whitesnake) , Glen Tipton (Judas Priest), Jon Wetton (King Crimson/Asia), Chumba Wumba, Rick Wakeman (Yes/Bowie), The Tubes, Robert Cray, The B’eagles, Limehouse Lizzy, Adam Bomb (Kiss, Hanoi Rocks/Metallica), Steven Adler (Guns N Roses).
At just 20 years old and the youngest Ritchie was the regular stand in for many other local bands due to his ability to learn songs quickly, stage charisma and outstanding musical skills. A graduate of Leeds College of Music he has appeared at many Leeds venues including three appearances at the o2 Academy in Leeds. Ritchie was the guitarist for veteran punk rock band Abrasive Wheels, who had achieved popularity in 80s exclusively writing their upcoming EP.
Mark (Drummer) and the founder band member has had a lifetime of growing up around music meant that it was only natural to start his own band. After moving on from trumpet to drums at a young age playing for a wealth of different bands, and a session musician for radio, film and TV. He’s supported artists such as Gloria Gaynor, Jimmy Ruffin and The Housemartins and toured throughout Europe and the UK for TV gigs and festivals. Outside of Northern Vinyl he even finds time to run a studio in Morley where he teaches drums to budding musicians. 

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