Gwyn Ashton (Front Bar)


6:00 pmSunday, 23 October 2022


Bar Open

317 Brunswick St, Fitzroy

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Gwyn Ashton is one of the world’s hardest working professional solo roots, blues, folk, soul and rock artists regularly playing more than 30 countries across Europe, The Balkans, Russia, Australia and the USA. He is a dynamite performer incorporating foot percussion with his hybrid guitar/bass style and sounds like a full band.

His choice of guitars include a 1930 National steel guitar, a lap slide made for him in the USA by Ben Harper’s luthier Bill Asher and up to six other instruments onstage on any given night including his signature guitar made for him by Italian luthiers at Liutart.

He has toured 16 UK arenas, including Wembley, with Status Quo and performs at festivals and venues with artists such as BB King, Ray Charles, Van Morrison, Buddy Guy, Rory Gallagher, Tommy Emmanuel, Ian Moss, The Troggs, The Yardbirds, Mick Taylor, Robben Ford, Jeff Healey and many more.

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