Mesa - West Midlands-based blues band


Dave at the Wild Boar - pic by John Wright

MESA people


Neil - guitar & vocals Guitars - Sigma DM2 Acoustic guitar, Fender Stratocaster and Fender Telecaster
Amplification - Ashdown Peacemaker 40, and Fender Yale Reverb
Influences - Bob Dylan, Neal Casal, Eilen Jewel, Ryan Adams, Mason Jennings, Townes Van Zandt, Gram Parsons, Neil Young.


Paul - guitar & vocals Guitars Fender Stratocaster Custom Shop 93 with Lace Sensor pickups and Squier Telecaster Blond 52 copy.
Amplification Marshall Valvestate S80 Stereo Chorus.
Influences Jimi Hendrix, Stevie Ray Vaughan, BB King, Eric Clapton, Jeff Buckley, Led Zeppelin


Dave - drum Drums - Meinl Headliner cajon, Remo djembe, Pacific LX (by Drum Workshop) 5 piece, 1970's Ludwig 7 piece with Pacific pedals and stands, or Roland TD3-KW V-drums
Cymbals - Sabian AAX Sticks - Whatever's in the bag.. usually Pro-Mark Hickory 5A wood or nylon tip
Influences - Ginger Baker, Simon Kirke, Ian Paice, Steve Ferrone, Kenny Aronoff, John Bonham, Stella Artois





Mesa at the Wild Boar - pic by John Wright