After a wonderful six weeks in hibernation, it’s time to grab the mic box and get back out there. First up this year is new Good Guys artist, Donna Missal. This wonderfully talented lady hails from New York and has one of the best vocals I’ve ever heard. Really happy to be working with such a talent!
Well, what an incredible summer it’s been! I don’t think I’ve ever been so busy!!
The fun doesn’t stop now the summer’s over though :) First up next week, I’ll be heading out with guitar legend Larry Carlton. Five shows in the UK inc. three nights at the world famous Ronnie Scott’s Jazz Club in London before heading out to Madrid for an intimate club show.
Straight after that I’ll be right back on the bus for the Ady Suleiman European Tour. I can’t wait for this!! I’ve been so busy this summer I had to dep out all of Ady’s summer festival shows to other Good Guys. Really can’t wait to get back behind the board for this guy, love his tunes :)
And then after a whole 12hrs off, I’ll be flying to Munich to join the Leon Bridges tour with support artist Amber Marks. An incredibly talented RnB act from NYC
So many shows to advance but I wouldn't have it any other way. Onwards!
Myself and Ady Suleiman will be on BBC Radio 1's Newsbeat program today talking about the potential impact of Brexit on the touring community
Listen in at 12:45pm & 5:45pm
Good Guys Touring would like to welcome Marmozets to the roster! Looking forward to spending some time with these guys and gals on the UK tour in May and Festivals around the globe in the summer :D
Photo credit: tombronowski.com
Things are going great out in Europe right now with Ady Suleiman supporting on the Anne Marie tour. Today we're up in a very sunny Stockholm getting ready for tonights show at Debaser. All the shows have been a great vibe for both bands so far and Anne Maries crew are making us feel very welcome :)
Tomorrow we start the drive south to Copenhagen and onwards down through Europe. Plenty more fun to be had on this one!
Next up this year is the wonderfully talented Margo Price on the C2C tour. We're jumping on the bus today and heading up to the Hydro Arena in Glasgow to get ready for the first show on Friday. I'm super excited for this one! A wonderful group of people playing big shows to big crowds. Lets go!
Well, I'm back from tour to find that the posty has left me a little treat. I've been after a vintage Shure Beta 57 for a good while now and I've finally managed to lay my hands on one! This little beauty is going straight into the mic stock as my first choice snare mic. Can't wait to hear how it get's on this weekend with Larry Carlton :)
Looks like I'll be coming out of hibernation a little earlier than planned! I'm heading out on Tuesday to drive and look after backline for Callum Beattie at his Dutch and German shows. This could be a really big year for Callum, I'm feeling pretty fortunate to be a part of it! Lovely guys and great music. Let's go!!
With the festive period firmly over, it's time to get back out on the road!
First up this year will be two shows with the wonderful Larry Carlton and his Jazz Quartet at the end of January. We'll be jazzing it up at the Butlin's 'Giants Of Rock Weekender' before heading to the legendary Ronnie Scotts Jazz Club for an intimate evening of great music! Jazz club, nice
As the year rolls on I'm very excited to be looking after the incredibly talented Ady Suleiman. This year will see the long awaited release of his debut record and the highlight of the touring schedule so far for me is a headline show at Koko in March. definitely my favourite venue in London
Also in March I'll be jumping on the Country bus with the wonderful Margo Price for the C2C tour. Margo and her band will be hitting arena's in Glasgow, Dublin and London to play to around 35,000 country fans. Arena sound is always an interesting challenge and I can't wait to get my hands on that desk!