Guitar and Bass Guitar Lessons in Leicester with Mikey Shine (Happy Mondays,Black Grape)

Mikey Shine

Professional Musician & Tutor

Mikey Shine Lessons Music Perfomances Contact

Phone 07564799110


Mikey Shine is a professional musician based in the Leicester Forest East and  currently performing with Happy Mondays and Black Grape.  After completing his college course in Contemporary and Popular Music, Mikey was in a number of semi professional local bands  in Leicester (Pali Gap, AKA Weave, Sonic Audio, The Deap People) playing Guitar or Bass Guitar and Vocals ,and performing nationally (including the Edinburgh Fringe and Glastonbury).  In 2005 Mikey joined the reformed Happy Mondays as Bass Player and toured UK, Europe, America and Asia  until 2010. Following that he joined Black Grape and continues to play with them internationally.  In 2023 he rejoined Happy Mondays and continues to perform with them.  He is featured on a number of recordings and DVD’s.

Published Material

Uncle Dysfunctional - Happy Mondays

Playground Superstar (Goal Movie Soundtrack) - Happy Mondays

Hallelujah it’s the Happy Mondays(CD/DVD) - Happy Mondays

Happy Mondays live in Barcelona (DVD)  - Happy Mondays

Tales of Junior Parker - AKA Weave

Mikey is currently working in Leicester Forest East composing, recording, and publishing his own material and collaborating with others to nurture Leicester's musical talent.

Based in Leicester, Mikey is an enthusiastic and proven provider of individual music tuition for guitar and bass at all proficiency levels. Lessons are tailored to individuals skills and music preferences and encompass composition, guitar tablature and where appropriate recording; Delivering an enjoyable rounded and enriching experience for the student building self awareness and confidence.

Mikey Shine Video

Mikey Shine (Myspace)

The Happy Mondays Barcelona 2005 DVD

The Happy Mondays Fuji 2007

Happy Mondays Playground Superstar

Black Grape festival No 6 2015