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Music, Fri 16 Nov 2018

Jon Gomm's Guitarnival

Jon Gomm's Guitarnival

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The critically acclaimed and internationally lauded percussive guitarist Jon Gomm has always supported emerging talent, by producing guitar nights and inviting his fellow players from around the world to perform with him to engage new audiences and encourage their development. Now, he is delighted to present this production with promoters Glasswerk and be able to announce the very first Guitarnival tour dates, two intimate interactive shows this autumn.

Also performing on the bill is Russian Alexandr Misko, widely tipped to be the next viral internet guitar hit.

The opening artists will be announced soon.

JON GOMM [https://www.lcm.ac.uk/about-us/alumni/alumni-profiles/jon-gomm/], based in Leeds, West Yorkshire in the UK, is an acoustic singer-songwriter with a revolutionary virtuoso guitar style, where he uses one acoustic guitar to create drum sounds, basslines and twisting melodies all at the same time. The emphasis is still on the soulful vocals and songwriting, and his original material is influenced by everything from Robert Johnson to Radiohead.

His live shows combine deeply personal performances and a natural wit, with a once seen, never forgotten two-handed guitar style, both physical and complex, producing sounds people can barely believe are coming from a humble acoustic guitar.

ALEXANDR MISKO is the 20-years-old fingerstyle guitarist from Russia. He is an arranger and a composer. He plays lots of gigs all over the Russia and has many TV appearances there. In 2016 he released his debut album "The Songs Of Adolescence" with the only original music.
He has more than 4 and a half million of views on his own YouTube channel. Recently his "Billie Jean" cover video had reached more than 30 million of views on Facebook and he has become popular all over the world.

Credit cards accepted (with charge)Disabled toiletsEducation/study areaFacilities for educational visitsOn-site cateringOn-site light refreshmentsFacilities for conferencingFacilities for corporate hospitality

Event details

Dates Times
Fri 16 Nov 2018 19:30 to 00:00

Prices

£17.50

Events at this Venue

date event
Tue 23 - Sat 27 Oct Airplays
Sun 28 Oct George Frederick Handel L'Allegro, il Penseroso ed
Sun 28 Oct Leeds Baroque
Sun 28 Oct UK/IR PAS Percussion Day
Tue 30 Oct Jen Cloher
Wed 7 Nov Jérôme Laran

Address

3 Quarry Hill,
Leeds,
LS2 7PD

Location

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Map reference: SE 309336  Lat: 53.79823 Long: -1.53125

TRAIN
Leeds City Station, situated on New Station Street, is approximately a 10-minute walk from Leeds College of Music.

COACH
Leeds Central Coach Station is situated on Dyer Street between Quarry Hill and Kirkgate Market, opposite the West Yorkshire Playhouse and just two minutes from Leeds College of Music. Regular services operate from Hull, London and Manchester Airport.

ROAD
Enter the postcode LS9 8AH into your Satellite Navigation.

Leeds is located at the crossroads of the M62 and the M1, and just a few kilometres from the A1.

When entering the city, follow the brown road signs for ‘West Yorkshire Playhouse’ at Quarry Hill, just off the A64 York Road in the centre of Leeds – or you can follow the City Centre Loop signs.

Major attractions, including the West Yorkshire Playhouse, are identified on the Loop signs. The Conservatoire is at Loop Junction 12.

CAR PARKING
Please note the Conservatoire does not have any car parking space. We recommend that visitors use the multi-storey car park on Harper Street near Leeds Kirkgate Market.

Parking: with charge

Accessible by Public Transport: 1 mile from Leeds station

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  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Education/study areaEducation/study area
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Facilities for conferencingFacilities for conferencing
  • Facilities for corporate hospitalityFacilities for corporate hospitality