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Saturday 4th March 2017
SEAN TAYLOR : 8pm
An absolutely superb guitarist ... reminiscent of John Martyn" Bob Harris, BBC Radio 2
Superbly tailored songs (Four stars) Daily Mirror
Articulate, compelling ... brilliant (Four stars) Mojo Magazine
A bluesy devotional intensity that rightly draws comparisons to John Martyn Q Magazine
A star in the making ...a superb talent Metro
Sean Taylor is one of the most exciting and hard working names on the roots and blues scene. The response to his latest album 'The Only Good addiction Is Love' has been sensational. On BBC Radio 2 it has been played on Bob Harris, Paul Jones (Blues show) and Mark Radcliffe (Folk show). It has been featured in the Daily Mirror, Mojo, Guardian and listed in Daily Telegraph best albums of the year. Sean has toured all over the UK, Europe and Australia. He has supported John Fogerty, Neville Brothers, Robert Cray, Richard Thompson, Tony Joe White, Eric Bibb, Tom Paxton, Band of Horses, John Mayall & Arlo Guthrie. He has toured all over Europe and Australia as well as recording in America.
Festival appearances include; Glastonbury festival, Cambridge Folk festival, Beautiful Days, Port Fairy Folk festival (Australia), Celtic Connections, Cognac Blues Festival (France) Hebridean Celtic Festival, Secret Garden Party, Maverick Festival & Blue Balls Festival (Switzerland). His next album will be released in early 2017.
He has released seven albums including one album recorded in Dublin with Trevor Hutchinson (Waterboys) and his last four albums with Mark Hallman (Carole King, Ani di Franco) at Congress House Studios in Austin (TX).
''Wonderful'' Mark Radcliffe BBC Radio 2
''A fine blues guitarist ... Taylor is a man to watch' Guardian
"Sean Taylor is a wonderfully talented modern troubadour whose sincere, thoughtful songs pull you in. I've had the pleasure of sharing the stage with him. He swings. Check him out!" Eric Bibb
''Sean Taylor's work just gets classier ... His talent might yet puncture the mainstream' Classic Rock 8/10
''A fine young musician, songwriter and great geezer. I have nothing but admiration for the dedication to his craft.' Danny Thompson
"My main listen today - Springsteen and Taylor are cheering my day...brilliant, stunning songs. Great album.' Mike Harding
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