The best in horn-driven “Blues, Soul and Rock ‘n Roll”!! We are available primarily in the Macomb, St. Clair and Wayne County area, but will travel for a great gig or festival!!

A fun time EVERY time!!

Professional Performance


Recorded music for Set Breaks

Simple and Painless Booking Process


Are you nervous about not having quality entertainment?


Are you worried that people won't get up and dance and have fun?

“Great Band! Great Players! Great to work with! One of the best all-around Blues/Variety bands in the area. Love the selection of tunes, and the engaging personality of the guys. Extremely entertaining, and professional. And, add a large, dedicated following and you couldn’t ask for more!”
Kris Daniel

Kris Daniel Music-New Baltimore "Music in the Park"

If you want your customers to have fun, eat, and drink, you hired the right Band!!!


Live band/recorded music allows us to cover any music combination


Music that fits the event


We're professional in every step from booking to presentation to attire


Easy to work with and flexible from booking to the day of performance

Successful owners/event planners need performers they can count on.

“GopherBroke”brings professionalism to everything we do. In fact, the musicians in our band come from various professional disciplines. Those vocations’ practices are on display in dealing with all aspects of your partnering with “GopherBroke”, from booking to planning and professionalism with our stage performance. Finding reliable entertainers is a time-consuming task. That’s why “GopherBroke” wants to be your trusted partner!.

With over 70 years of unified performance experience at hundreds of events, we bring a high level of polished skill and energy to your event. “GopherBroke” understands you need entertainers who are team players. It’s all about creating a win-win situation for all involved: the owner/event planner, the venue, the customer, and the band.

“We always have fun when GopherBroke comes to town! You can tell they’ve been playing together for a while becuase they are polished and professional. In fact, I book them for “Music in the Park” in October to make sure I get them in the summer! Love this band!”
Judy Weaver

Memphis "Music in the Park

How to Book


Get A Quote

Include information like company name, event date, location, timeframe, band options, etc.

Book with a deposit

If we’re a good fit, a digital contract can be sent for a 50% deposit (balance due one week before).

Plan your event

We’ll be in contact with you every step of the way to keep it stress free for you.
Awesome group! “Book em, Dano!”
David Daniele

Vocals/Keys/Sax, "The Sax Maniacs" Band

Hello, I’m the lead vocalist/harmonica player, and one of the original members of GopherBroke.

We provide a quality music package and simplify the booking process. So how do we do this for you? Easy, start by getting a quote. After that, with a few clicks, you’ll secure a date with a contract and deposit. Next, we’ll collaborate on your event and customize the experience to fit.

Event planning, at best, is a very demanding experience. GopherBroke is seeking to improve on that. Let’s make your event First Class, starting with outstanding music.

Meet “GopherBroke”

Mike Shields
Vocals, Harmonica

Trumpet, Guitar, Vocals

Harold Bourlier

Darryl Clotfelter
Bass, Vocals

Joe Marocco
Sax, Vocals

Bob Henninger

“Key players keeping the music alive in our town of Memphis. The guys are seasoned showmen and musicians. Participating in our “Memphis Blues Festival”, they are always a crowd favorite”

Memphis Blues Festival

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