Ronnie Scott’s launches its first Music Instrument Amnesty giving new life to unused or unwanted instruments by donating them to young aspiring musicians both in the UK and abroad. On Saturday 11 July, Ronnie Scott’s will be holding a Music Instrument Amnesty to collect…
Zane Carney has been many things: child TV star, young local guitar prodigy, lead guitarist in a band with a major label contract, lead guitarist for John Mayer, and now solo singer-songwriter. We chat to him ahead of his European tour which stops at London’s Borderline on June 1.
In 2012, Florida Georgia Line released their debut album Here’s To The Good Times and its first single ‘Cruise’ catapulted the duo into the country stratosphere. We catch up with the duo to talk about sophomore record Anything Goes, guitars, and Nashville.
Newton Faulkner will bring his exemplary blend of percussive fingerstyle guitar to the London Acoustic Guitar Show 2014. The multi-platinum selling songwriter will host an intimate masterclass for show visitors on Sunday 14 September at London’s Olympia centre. Newton Faulkner…
Ed Sheeran has announced details of his 2014 UK arena tour, in support of a new album to be released later this year. The ‘A Team’ hit maker will kick of his UK run of arena shows in October playing…
Martin Simpson tells how swapping songs around his kitchen table with his neighbour, the ex-Pulp guitarist Richard Hawley, brought about the recording of his new solo album.
Thanks to a 2005 YouTube video and, of course, heaps of talent and innovation, Jake Shimabukuro is one of the most widely heard ukulele players on the planet. Naturally, being one of the finest exponents of the instruments means that he’s also one of the most in-demand live performers having played and collaborated with the likes of Bette Midler, Tommy Emmanuel, and Alan Parsons. This September, Jake makes a rare stop in the UK to inspire and educate ukulele enthusiasts at the London Acoustic Guitar Show.
Leonard Cohen has announced plans for a headline tour of the UK.
Westside Distribution and AER Amps have a treat for you if you’re in London this Saturday (16 March). At 12 noon Tommy Emmanuel will be in the Westside MI store on Denmark Street at 12 noon for a meet and greet with fans.
Joe Bonamassa – An Acoustic Evening at the Vienna Opera House will be released in the U.K. on 2-CD, 2-LP, 2-DVD & Blu-ray formats by Provogue Records on Monday 25 March (followed by U.S. release on Tuesday 26 March). The release dovetails Bonamassa’s run of four exclusive London concerts which kick off on March 26 at The Borderline, London.