Over five decades, Gordon Giltrap has graced the music business with his dedication to his craft and his affection for his audience. As one of the UK's most respected guitarists, he has consistently proved the adage that respect cannot be bought. It must be earned.
This innovative guitarist is back out on the road performing many of his incredible songs with incredible arrangements in what promises to be an electrifying solo acoustic show. Expect to hear classics such as Heartsong and Lucifer’s Cage alongside new material from his latest album ‘The Last of England’.
A show guaranteed to enthral guitar aficionados, acoustic enthusiasts and music lovers in general, don’t miss the chance to see one of the UK’s most important and influential guitarists in action.
"Anyone who asks me knows, that I think that Gordon Giltrap is one of the best acoustic guitar players in the world…His concerts and playing are breathtaking. He's also very witty, and I love the fact that he has not cut his hair!"- Ritchie Blackmore (Deep Purple)
“One of an elite few who truly have become legendary in their field, in their own lifetime.” - Brian May (Queen)
With Special Guest – Carrie Martin
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Carrie Martin, singer/songwriter/guitarist from Hull, returned to music after a 20yr break encouraged by none other than the noted acoustic guitarist Gordon Giltrap. She cites her meeting him as the most important thing that has happened to her in her musical career. Her guitar playing attracted sufficient attention for her to be recruited as an endorsee by 'Vintage' guitars and Carrie is now also a 'Fylde' guitar player. Influenced by Eva Cassidy and Ann Wilson from Heart, her writing and performing style nevertheless defies categorisation. Her last album, "What If" featured guest appearances from Gordon Giltrap, Oliver Wakeman and Ric Sanders and had glowing reviews from all quarters, including Acoustic mag, Rock n’ Reel and Classic Rock Society.
“A pleasing purity in her vocals.” - Trevor Raggett, R2 Magazine
Blair Dunlop, the award-winning British singer, songwriter and guitarist, has now released 3 albums 2 ep’s and toured widely around the globe. All of this in a short 4-year career is astounding alone but what sets Blair apart from his peers is the lyrical and musical maturity with which he writes.
Sam Arkut is a singer, songwriter and acoustic finger-style guitarist from Anlaby in East Riding of Yorkshire, near Hull. Widely regarded as an exceptional musician, Sam is gaining a strong following due to his beautifully crafted songs and his playing style, combining tapping, harmonics and playing percussion in a unique way to make his songs come to life.
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