"Andy Gunn Presents: From T-Bone To Trucks" Edinburgh Fringe Show Launch
Premiere Mon 20th Aug at 5:20pm, runs through to Sat 25th Aug.
FIRST LOOK AT ANDY GUNN’S NEW EDINBURGH FRINGE SHOW “FROM T-BONE TO TRUCKS” - A JOURNEY THROUGH THE DECADES SHOWCASING SONGS AND STORIES FROM THE MOST LOVED AND RESPECTED EXPONENTS OF ELECTRIC BLUES GUITAR
Preview some of the tracks in the show below, from a live studio recording.
T-Bone Walker - "Hypin Woman Blues / Stormy Monday" :
B.B. King - "Thrill Has Gone / Everyday I Have The Blues":
Muddy Waters - "33 Years / I'm a King Bee":
Buddy Guy - "Damn Right I Got The Blues"
Jimi Hendrix - "Bold As Love / In From The Storm"
Andy Gunn - "Sorry Mess Blues"
Fronted by Scottish guitar virtuoso Andy Gunn, FROM T-BONE TO TRUCKS will take you on a journey through the decades, showcasing the most loved and respected exponents of electric blues guitar. Featuring the songs and stories from Blues artists such as T-Bone Walker, B.B. King, Freddie and Albert King, Muddy Waters, Buddy Guy, Jimi Hendrix, Eric Clapton, Derek Trucks and more. Music performed by Andy Gunn and his nine-piece band representing the cream of the Scottish blues scene.
Edinburgh based Andy Gunn has devoted his life to the Blues, “From T-Bone To Trucks” is an ode to the masters who have shaped his Career. Renowned for his electrifying and uplifting shows, Andy has shared the stage with some of the greats, such as Albert Collins and Geno Washington, as well as supporting Buddy Guy at the Queens Hall in Edinburgh. Over the years Andy has released 6 critically acclaimed albums, with the latest album “Too Many Guitars To Give Up Now” receiving an 8/10 review in Guitarist Magazine.
Running 20TH - 25TH AUG, 17:20-18:20 Lime Studio, Greenside @ Nicholson Square, 25 Nicolson Square, Edinburgh EH8 9BX.
★★★★★★★★/10 (Album Review) "On-the-rise guitar acts to look out for. Equally at home on acoustic, 12 string or electric Andy embodies the spirit of the blues...Seek him out" Guitarist Magazine
★★★★★★★/10 (Album Review) "An exceptionally fine guitarist” - UNCUT
"His guitar work truly exceptional whether playing sumptuous slide, gutsy riffs, searing solos or intricate interludes” - BLUES IN BRITAIN
"Andy Gunn shows just why he's being compared to Stevie Ray Vaughan" - THE METRO
"Supplying some of the spikiest shards of funk blues since Hendrix" - SCOTLAND ON SUNDAY
"Andy has a true grasp of the Blues, knowledgeable, intuitive and always in the pocket. He's also paid his dues, in the great Blues tradition, his life's twists and turns are evident in his playing which can reach deep. A show not to be missed!" - MALCOLM BRUCE, SON OF CREAM BASSIST JACK BRUCE
"Andy (Gunn) is one of the most versatile blues guitarists I've ever met...and that versatility comes not just from jaw-dropping technical and musical ability – blues is part of Andy's being in every sense. From T-Bone to Trucks is the perfect showcase for Andy and offers a concise overview of the music for aficionados and those new to the genre." - DAVE ARCARI
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