Scottish guitar virtuoso and singer/songwriter Andy Gunn is brings his soulful bluesy set back to Leith for anyone suffering them post Fringe blues, or those in need of an infusion of soulfire medicine!
Andy Gunn has earned a reputation as one of Scotland’s leading blues musicians. Across 6 critically acclaimed, self-produced albums, he has poured his soul into crafting music which reflects on the personal tragedies he has endured, whilst celebrating his recovery and salvation. It says everything about the character of Gunn, as he has emerged triumphantly and matured into one of the most original and inspirational UK bluesmen of his generation (Dave Scott - Blues In Britain)
Andy goes from strength to strength with latest album, “Too Many Guitars To Give Up Now”, picked up by BBC Radio Scotland, BBC Radio 2, The Telegraph, and Uncut Magazine.
"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 legend 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 afficiandos and those new to the genre." - Dave Arcari
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