Claude Bourbon, medieval & Spanish blues

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Date(s) - 22/07/2017
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm


CLAUDE BOURBON in concert, Saturday 22nd of July 2017, 8pm at the Town Hall in Bishop’s Castle.

Claude Bourbon brings his unique and talented take on a wide range of musical traditions to the Town Hall in Bishop’s Castle !

Ready for a unique and talented take on a wide range of musical traditions? Claude Bourbon is known throughout Europe and America for amazing guitar performances that take blues, Spanish, Middle Eastern, and Russian stylings into uncharted territories. Each year Bourbon plays more than 100 shows around the world.

Claude has played countless venues, including Glastonbury Festival, Isle of Wight Festival, Colne Great British & Blues Festival, Rock O’Z Arene, Avenches, Switzerland, among others. He has shared the stage in Europe and the USA with countless musicians, Calvin Russel, Charlie Morgan (Elton John, Gary Moore), Jan Akkerman (Focus), Steve Grossman (Miles Davis), Herbie Armstrong ( Van Morisson), Jose barrense Dias and many more.

Now based in the UK, some of this guitarists’ influences allow us a fascinating insight into this remarkable musician; Paco De Lucia: Deep Purple’s Richie Blackmore; Joaquin Rodrigo; JJ Cale; JS Bach….

One reviewer even noted that although “Claude’s roots were in blues, that is like saying Leonardo da Vinci was a painter”.  Intrigued ?

Experience an evening of exploration in the unique ambiance of the Thumb !

… not a same ole same ole gig…

 “Never heard anyone get that much beautiful sound out of a J-45”  Bob, Tucson, AZ

“A breathtaking acoustic fusion of blues, jazz, folk, classical and Spanish guitar from a stunning guitar virtuoso…”Altadena News, USA

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Saturday 22 July 2017, doors 7.30pm, concert 8pm at the Town Hall, Bishop’s Castle, SY9 5BG

Tickets: £10 can be purchased at the Town Hall or online at Box Office: 01588 630023