Meet the Band
Rick Simkins - Leader and Founder of the band.
Rick has been playing in bands since he was 12 years old. Rick is a guitarist, vocalist, writer and producer for West MacQueen.
Mike Holland - Drummer
Mike is the key drummer for the band and does some vocals as well.
Gene Turner - guitar and keyboards
Gene has been a musician for more than 35 years. While he has spent the most time in West MacQueen, he has been a part of a number of other bands over the years and plays out in the areas open stage scene.
Scott Wilson - saxophone and keyboards
Scott is the music instructor at Belleville West High School.
Erica Torres-Stancomb - vocals, backup vocals
Erica has been a vocalist with the West MacQueen Street Band since 2006, when she moved to the Peoria area from Joliet, IL.
Misty Tunyuck - vocals, backup vocals
Bridgette Joos - vocals, backup vocals