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Biography

Blank Cheque - a Manchester based 4-piece Indie band with a Reggae/Ska twist, infectious energy and an explosion of saxophone.

Twin brothers Josh and Tom Phillips alongside Ian Baguley and Josh Taylor have been playing groovy tunes and getting people moving since 2015.

“Imagine a cross between The Arctic Monkeys and Madness”

Tom Phillips

`El confidente`, Tom thrives on audience participation, involvement and reaction.
A very competent guitarist when challenged he will demonstrate his lead capabilities. But he prefers to simply keep the rhythm.

Guitarist & vocalist

Josh Phillips

The 'Jazz Stalion', Josh enjoys letting loose during his solos. He often does battle with his twin brother, Tom, duelling on stage between guitar and sax. Flamboyant shirts are a regular feature as he enjoys showing off.

Lead vocalist & saxophonist

Josh Taylor

The 'Low frequency conjurer'. Born & raised in Basstown Josh quietly cracks on with the task of filling that deep bass sound and can occasionally be seen breaking into a smile.

Bass guitarist

Ian Baguley

The 'Beatmaster general'. Keeping a solid rhythm is Ian's job, He prefers to let his sticks do the talking and regularly suprises the band by throwing in an adhoc fill to keep the boys on their toes.

Drums & percussionist