Influential folk and blues guitarist WIZZ JONES is admired and emulated by some of folk and rock’s greatest players. On the 1960s club scene, he was an early influence on the likes of Keith Richards, Eric Clapton and Rod Stewart and Bruce Springsteen is among the artists to have covered Wizz’s songs.
At 83 years old, he’s officially retired but can still be persuaded to play the odd local gig.
Rochdale born, now Manchester UK based, singer-songwriter KIRK McELHINNEY is renowned for his soulful voice, insightful lyrics and conveying inspiring messages of hope and positivity in both his recorded music and live performances. His music combines a rich and vibrant mosaic of acoustic guitar picking that is both unique and enticing. His concerts are unique: mostly down to his free-spirited jamming style and a visceral raw energy that captivates his audiences. His highly anticipated second album ‘You Are Not Your Past’ channels all his infectious live energy and, importantly, his rich and significant life experience to date.
Kirk’s sound is a melting pot of sonic bliss” – Nitin Sawhney