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Guitar @ The Fringe

Here is a list of links to concerts in the Fringe featuring solo guitar, guitar duo, guitar in mixed ensemble & guitar/vocals. These links will take you to their entries in the fringe programme – giving details of dates, times, prices. Many of these artists have their own websites where you can hear samples of their playing.

Many of these gigs take place at The Acoustic Music Centre – follow the link to view their complete programme.

Andy McKee & Don Ross (two virtuosi of acoustic guitar – normally original material)

Adam Bulley & Malcolm MacFarlane (Malcolm is a Haddington-based jazz guitarist)

Antonio Forcione & Adrian Adewale (Italian guitar virtuoso with brazilian percussionist)

Bert Jansch (legendary folk guitarist)

Billy Jones

Cafe Cadenza mercurial trumpet & recorder virtuoso John Sampson with guitarist/vocalist Stewart Hanratty

Camera Ritmata (jazz ensemble featuring former Knox lads Simon Thacker (guitar) Paul Kirby (piano)

Neil Wilson – Classical Guitar & World Music

Spyros Dendrinos

Luca Villani

Abigail James (music by Scottish composer, Eddie Maguire – for flute/guitar/piano)

Flamenco for Lunch

Geoff “Hurricane” Watson: Acoustic Hits

Gill Bowman – acclaimed singer/songwriter/guitarist (a Haddington lass)

Sean Shibe – extremely talented young, local classical guitarist

Jan Akkerman + Gareth Pearson (former Focus guitarist meets young acoustic wizard)

John Renbourn (legendary folk guitarist)

Kevin Harding

Mike Whellans

Romantic Guitar – Luca Villani

Soledad Barrio & Noche Flamenco

Sorros Duo – Music from Spain & Latin America (Phillip Thorne – of St David’s High School and RSAMD with Selina Madely)

Stefan Grossman (legendary folk guitarist)


Tony Monaco Organ Trio (there is a guitar in it, honest)

Women in Harmony (featuring singer/songwriter/guitarist, Karine Polwart) Check out their Myspace here