Name: Stevie Jones

Instrument: Vocals, acoustic, harmonica

With Wildfires since: 2010

Gear used: Takemine and Crafter electro acoustics, Swan harmonicas, Jo Yo American Sound and Boss Chorus pedals

Other current musical projects: Solo, The Waltzers

Previous bands: Voices Of Sin, Acres Wild, Treehouse, Stevie Jones and Mark Gill

Key musical influences: Bowie, Counting Crows, New Model Army, Waterboys, Ryan Adams, Fish, Mark Eitzel, The Clash, classic songwriters Neil, Dylan, Van, Nick Drake etc

First major gig attended: The Who NEC 1981

Favourite gig(s): Counting Crows NEC 1997, Bowie Reality Tour NEC 2003, Waterboys Leicester Uni 1986, Pearl Jam MK Bowl 2014, Brockwell Park Brixton NMA Joolz et al 1984

Favourite albums: Recovering The Satellites Counting Crows, Misplaced Childhood Marillion, Cold Roses Ryan Adams and The Cardinals, Space Oddity David Bowie, Vengeance New Model Army, Rush Moving Pictures

Single that shook my world: The Whole of The Moon The Waterboys

Favourite music video: Pallisades Park Counting Crows or Life’s What You Make It Talk Talk

Teenage crush(es): Debbie Harry, Liz Fraser

Midlife crush(es): Sophie Hunger, Sarah-Sofie Boussnina, The Soap Girls

Football team?: Kettering Town. Loved Liverpool under Paisley, Leicester City under Martin O’Neill.

Favourite food: Indian

I cook a mean: Roast

Favourite invention: c90s

Top films/series: Naked, The Doors The Bridge, Better Call Saul

Least favourite chore: Changing guitar strings

Book(s): Just Kids Patti Smith, William Blake Selected Poems

Comedy: Fast Show

Artist: Van Gogh

Composer: Beethoven

Favourite period of history: Medieval

Favourite place to chill: Woods or Norfolk coast

One day I would love to visit: California

Missing most over pandemic: Freedom to travel