Live at The Old Stables....
September 21st 2023 - Martin Harley
Martin Harley is simply one of the best live acoustic blues guitarists in the UK. He has been making music and touring the world for almost three decades and his sound has never been more down to earth. Exploring roots, blues and slide guitar in a style The Guardian referred to as ‘Spellbinding’, Martin has released nine albums to date, four recorded on home soil and four across the Atlantic in Texas and Nashville.
Martin solo shows are known for mixing excellent musicianship and songwriting with a down to earth sense of humour and tales of 3 decades of world travel.
In 2022 Martin released and toured the Harley Kimbro Lewis album with Grammy nominated Daniel Kimbro and Sam Lewis which received excellent reviews.
Martins recent nominations include, AMA instrumentalist of the year, Best Acoustic Guitarist, Best Acoustic Blues artist. Notable appearances include Glastonbury Acoustic and Avalon stages, Beautiful Days, Royal Albert Hall, Union Chapel, Bluebird Nashville, Tønder Festival, The Troubadour LA and at home round the fire pit with his two daughters.
Martin's live performances are always eagerly awaited by his loyal fanbase, so please book early so that you dont miss what promises to be fantastic evening.
“Harley offers the listener a masterclass in taste, style and roots blues” – Guitarist Magazine
“No doubt that he is a slide guitar master. He is the business” – Roots Magazine
“Spellbinding” – The Guardian
“Quite simply a great live act” – Time Out London
Support is from Jemma Johnson, a rising singer-songwriter from Derby, UK. she was raised on David Bowie, Paramore and Damien Rice, which bred a love of big choruses and lyrics that really hit home.
Jemma has supported Charlie Simpson, Beth McCarthy and James Walsh and Festival slots have included Y-Not, Off The Tracks and Bearded Theory. Jemma’s songs have received airplay from national, regional, and internet radio stations including BBC Radio 1, Radio X, Amazing Radio and BBC Introducing. Jemma has been a featured artist (interview and session) on Coop Radio, which was broadcast in store across the UK
Ticket Price: £15
Doors open 7.30pm with music starting at 8pm!