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Six Strings / Six Guitars
14 June 2010
Featuring James Burton, Martin Simpson, Richard Thompson, Nokie Edwards, Dennis Coffey and John Etheridge
If you love the guitar don't miss this extraordinary gathering of legends and masters. Hosted by Meltdown curator Richard Thompson, guests include country rock pioneer James Burton, who worked with Rick Nelson and Elvis Presley; Nokie Edwards, the groundbreaking picker of The Ventures; Dennis Coffey, legendary Motown player and member of The Funk Brothers; jazz rock great John Etheridge; and acoustic virtuoso Martin Simpson. Expect great music, stories, technical insights and jamming by six of the very best.
Joining these amazing guitarists are bass legends Jerry Scheff and Danny Thompson, plus drummers Jay Bellerose and Debra Dobkin and special guest vocalist Christine Collester.
Opening the show are blues legends Beverly Guitar Watkins and Albert White.
Monday 14 June 2010 - 19:30
Ticket Prices: £22.50 £20
Concession/Group Prices: 50% off (limited availability)
- 2010 Martin Simpson performing 'Louisiana 1927' live Folk guitarist-singer Martin Simpson playing at the Gosport and Fareham Easter Festival. Folk guitarist-singer Martin Simpson playing at the Gosport and Fareham Easter Festival. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q8xjNT0gd_s http://img.youtube.com/vi/q8xjNT0gd_s/0.jpg
- 2010 John Etheridge performing live in Edinburgh Great jazz guitarist John Etheridge playing with his quartet Sweet Chorus at the Edinburgh Festival. Great jazz guitarist John Etheridge playing with his quartet Sweet Chorus at the Edinburgh Festival. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jHT4QY8Acww http://img.youtube.com/vi/jHT4QY8Acww/0.jpg