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John Broadhurst - Host

Main Stages Fri All Evening

Your host for the Friday night show is local legend John Broadhurst.

Born 24/11/1964 Cheltenham Gloucestershire.

Dad was in the army , we lived in Cyprus and Germany , came to moms hometown of Richmond aged 9 and lived here ever since.

Married to Jeanette and between us we have four daughters , Lisa , Michelle , Ashley & Emma , four grand kids , Caitlin , Aiden , Evie and Oliver. Family pet is “ Lola “ our five year old rottie , named after one of my favourite records by The Kinks. My occupation is a Digital Print Operator / AST Coater Operator for Wilsonart , Shildon.

Started my first love of djing at Richmond Youth Club ,worked for Steve Green “sounds superb “ , Paul Heyhoe “nite rider “ , Swale Arms , Staxx / Scorpion , Harry’s Bar , Mark O’Gradys Capt Caveman , Julie’s Newcastle upon Tyne during my college years 1980-85 and started on my own as Soundwaves around 1991 , many military functions including a tour of Germany , NYE 1999 at Brecon South Wales , corporate events for FTAV of Harrogate , many weddings 18ths , 21sts etc etc etc .

Favourite band Black Sabbath , favourite Album Vol 4 , best gig- attended opening of the Sage in Newcastle as a guest of KV2 Audio and was lucky enough to meet and witness live Robert Plant a childhood hero of mine , closely followed by the 9 times I’ve seen sabbath live , worst gig Guns n Roses , Gateshead , faith no more blew them away!

Favourite football team LEEDS LEEDS LEEDS and the Celtic.

Very proud to be asked by Mike Jinks ( school pal and fellow rock lover ) to help out on the Friday Night of Richmond Live 2018 in a DJ capacity , here’s to a great show and I can’t wait to see JAYA !!!!!!!!