6pm to 7.30pm Festival Club – Dave Beckett
Dave is a full time, professional solo acoustic guitarist and singer who’s blues and roots music is much admired in the clubs, pubs and festivals that he
plays throughout the South East of England. Bringing folk, ragtime and jazzy influences into his own compositions and interpretations of early, often obscure blues material. He has been described as…”acoustic roots music at its best”…. BBC Radio Folk and “a hot exponent of the blues”…..Time Out Magazine.
Luxford Lounge, Civic Centre Free – Collection to performers. (Sponsored by Business Consultancy ‘Skill IS Ltd’ www. tomcrellin.co.uk)
Will is a nineteen-year-old singer/ songwriter, playing a variety of genres including blues, pop, ballads and country music, with 4 years’ experience performing in the live music pubs of Sussex, Dorking and Cheltenham. His main influences come from iconic blues musicians such as John Mayer, Stevie Ray Vaughn and Hendrix. He has spent this last year studying Popular Music at The University of Gloucestershire and has had some very memorable musical experiences playing with two fantastic bands; Ten Tombs and Demi Marriner. He’s looking forward to playing to a home crowd and hopes to see many of you there!
Collection to performers. (Sponsored by Business Consultancy ‘Skill IS Ltd’ www. tomcrellin.co.uk)