Marco Wright - Bass guitar: Marco is from Simcoe, Ontario. He has played in many bands of different genre, from metal to the blues. He plays guitar, piano, drums etc.. He also writes and composes original material. These talents are topped off with a great feel for the bass.
Tony Duclos - Lead Vocals & harmonica: Tony brings his life force to his music from singing, playing guitar and harmonica with many local players. Being the frontman in the Shoeshine Boys, Tony continues his look for the 'Blues behind the Blues'. His farmhouse on the outskirts of Simcoe provides the 'Home' for the band.
Barry 'Red' MacArthur - Lead & Rythmn Guitar, Back-up Vocals: Barry showed up from the East Coast some years ago. Once acclimatized to the salt-free air, he continued to pursue his interest in guitar with jam bands & later, local bands - 'Roughwaters', 'The Hooligans' and The Rockabilly Band, 'Wado Texas'. He has been with the Shoeshine Boys for about 5 years. His early influences and still the strongest are sounds from the 50's & 60's Blues. A classic Strat is his weapon of choice.
Ryan Morrison - Piano, Organ & Keyboards: Ryan has always been serious about his music. Growing up in Simcoe, he was involved in many high school bands, culminating in the locally, well known group 'Jacob's Ladder'. After studying music at the college level, he has become involved in a diverse group of projects. Besides playing duties with the Shoeshine Boys, he has recorded all their tracks and is actively involved in the recording process of many local players. Ryan is also a member of the Diesel Dog Band, Ontario's premier JAMBAND.
Kevin Robinson - Lead Vocals, Lead & Rythmn Guitar: Kevin is a born musician. A Simcoe area native,he has been with many bands across Southern Ontario - including 'Cyprus', 'Walk Don't Run', 'Scream Baby Scream' and 'Weekend Frenzy'. He plays a variety of instruments and continues to give back to the community by instructing younger players. Kevin is the originator of the Shoeshine Boys concept and is still the bands driving force.
Rick VanRyssen - Drums and Vocals: Rick has played the drums all his life. Early in his music career he played in drum corps, jazz bands and country bands. After finishing college in recording arts, he played in area bands such as 'The Dan Cody Band', 'Northern Cross' and 'I Scream'. In addition to percussion, Rick sings, plays guitar, writes songs and is an all round player.
Bobby Banks - Sax, guitar and vocals: From Paris, Ontario area and now residing with his wife and children in Simcoe , Ontario. Formily with the Chris St. Louis Band ,The Delta Shakers and the Honey Wagon Band. Bobby brings blues experience to the Shoeshine Boys. With his sax and vocals along with some great song writing, The Shoeshine Boys can acheive a big band sound. Bobby Banks is also known for his guitar savey and blues appeal.