RISING UK GUITAR PHENOMENON JOHN FAIRHURST ANNOUNCES UK, EUROPE AND WORLD-WIDE TOUR DATES AND NEW RECORDINGS
Autumn/Winter 2017/18.

John Fairhurst is right at the forefront of the exciting new wave of British Blues and Rock.
Acoustic Guitar Magazine USA recently identified Fairhurst as one of the Top 3 Resonator guitar players worldwide – the only European on the list.
2017 has already been one hell of a year. Hailed as “the phenomenon known as the Wigan Jimi Hendrix” (Chris Tofu, MBE) and “possibly the finest guitarist you will ever see” (BBC Manchester), John is very pleased to announce this extensive UK tour of both solo and full band shows.
Following numerous international club dates across 5 countries, over 25 UK festival shows including Glastonbury, Boomtown Fair, The Great British Blues Festival and Shambala, he will be showcasing a large amount of brand new material as well as some old favourites
John has two new studio albums currently in production for release in 2018; a third solo LP and a new heavy electric album with long term collaborators Toby Murray on Drums and Justin Kool on bass. He will again be working with his regular go-to producer Alex Beitzke (Prince, Ed Sheeran, Florence & the Machine, Nigel Kennedy) and producer Bradley Spence (Radiohead, Stereophonics, Iron Maiden, The Strypes, Kasabian) This promises to be a long awaited follow up to his highly regarded 2014 breakthrough album, ‘Saltwater.’

September
30 – Princes Risborough – 3 Chairs Grooming – Solo
October
04- Bilston – Banks’s Robin 2 – Solo – Supporting Martin Turner ex Wishbone Ash
05 – Warsop – Black market Venue – Solo
06 – Scunthorpe – Cafe Indiependant – Solo – Supporting Urban Voodoo Machine
08 – Hebden Bridge – The Trades Club – Solo
14 – Stafford – The Market Vaults – Solo
15 – Colchester – The Victoria Inn – Solo
20 – London – Nell’s Jazz & Blues – Solo – Supporting Mad Dog Mcrae
21 – Bristol – The Bierkeller – Solo – w/ Mad Dog Mcrae, Tankus The Henge & Barbarellas Bang Bang
26 – Lewes – The Con Club – w/ The Dead Reds
27 – Southampton – The Platform Tavern – Solo
November
02 – Belgium – Zwalm – Muziekcafe De Giraf – Solo
03 – Belgium – Kortrijk – Pand.A – Solo
04 – Belgium – Dendermonde- Mina’s Irish Pub – Solo
05 – Belgium – Dessel – Living Room Concert – Solo
06 – Belgium – Leuven – De Blauwe Kater – Solo
07 – Belgium – Halle – Blue Note Pub – Solo
08 – London – Venue 229 – FULL BAND
09 – Tavistock – The Wharf – Full Band – with Rodney Brannigan
10 – St Austell – Cornucopia – Full Band – with Rodney Brannigan
11 – Bristol – Mavericks – Full Band – with Rodney Brannigan
12 – Exeter – The Phoenix – The Phoenix – Full Band w/Rodney Brannigan
15 – Newcastle – The Cluny 2 – Full Band
16 – Nottingham – The Maze – Full Band
18 – Chester – Telfords Warehouse – Full Band
23 – Sheffield – Yellow Arch Studios – Full Band
25 – Doncaster – Doncaster Little Theatre – Full Band ACOUSTIC
26 – Leicester – The Musician – Full Band

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