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John Smith

It’s all for the love of the guitar the love of the guitar

Saturday 3 February 2018

Other than the name, there is nothing commonplace about John Smith.

 30 early bird tickets for £10 are available. When they have sold, tickets are priced £12 in advance and £14 on the night.

Compared to the likes of John Martyn and Ray Lamontagne, his guitar work and honey-on-gravel vocals have brought crowds to pin-drop silence and rapturous applause.

  

 

John Smith has played to audiences all over the world in festival tents, living rooms and sold-out concert halls. He tours relentlessly with his guitars, looking to communicate through a song and to share something intangible with those willing to listen. His uniquely intimate take on love, loss or even a mythic murder ballad, combined with his innovative guitar work, have won him a loyal following.

John has opened shows for Iron and Wine, John Martyn, Tinariwen and Gil Scott-Heron, and has performed alongside the likes of Jackson Browne, Jerry Douglas, Richard Hawley, Jarvis Cocker and Rodney Crowell.

In his occasional role as session musician he has played electric guitar for David Gray, Lisa Hannigan, LeAnn Rimes and Lianne La Havas.

It’s all for the love of the guitar. John plays a rumbling acoustic fingerstyle but sometimes uses a slide or plays the guitar on his lap. His playing and honey-on-gravel vocals have brought crowds the world over to pin-drop silence and rapturous applause.

John has self-released four albums: "The Fox and the Monk" (2006), "Map Or Direction" (2009), "Eavesdropping" (2011) and ”Great Lakes" (2013).


"He’s a magician” - Ben Howard

"Spellbinding” - Time Out 

 

Tickets:

£12 in advance

£14 on the door 

There are a limited number of earlybird tickets for £10.




Start Date Start Time End Date End Time Information
03/02/2018 19:30 03/02/2018 22:00 John plays a rumbling acoustic fingerstyle guitar with honey-on-gravel vocals.

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