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August enews - Touring, Pick Me!, The Heart has Reasons, RIP Glen Campbell

Hello everyone,

This will be my last newsletter for a while, as I’ll be travelling, and there’s plenty to tell...I’ll try to keep it brief!

  • August concerts
  • September - November Europe tour
  • CD release & video clip
  • RIP Glen Campbell
  • ‘Pick Me!’ Glen Campbell tribute tune...



Its that time of the year again, where I head to the Northern Hemisphere, this time for 10 weeks, covering Italy, Germany, Holland, Austria, & the UK...A summary below, and Full tour details here

Before I leave, I have a few more appearances here at home...

Aug 20 Ormiston College Guitar festival 6.30pm

Aug 22 New Farm ‘The BuG’ 8pm w Murpheys Pigs

Aug 24 Newtown, Leadbelly8.30pm A Sydney Guitar Festival Event w Joe Robinson, Adam Miller


The Europe tour starts with:


Aug 31 - Sep 3 (IT) Tuscany Guitar Camp, Rigomagno, w Andrea Valeri, Adam Rafferty

I’m told a couple of places may still be available - but hurry! Contact:


Sep 6 Dortmund - haus konzert

Sep 7 Mulheim a.d.Ruhr - haus konzert
Sep 8 Kaiserslauten, Mühle Schlossberg
Sep 9 Boos, Ev. Kirche
Sep 10 Dortmund, Fritz Henzler Haus
Sep 14 Delmenhorst, Musikhaus Spula
Sep 15 Braunschweig, Braunschweiger Gitarrentage w Andrea Valeri, Adam Rafferty
Sep 16 Schwerte, Paul-Gerhardt-Haus w Andrea Valeri, Adam Rafferty
Sep 17 Sendenhorst, Haus Siekmann w Andrea Valeri, Adam Rafferty
Sep 19 Uslar, Haus Conzert
Sep 21 Vienna, Vogelkeller der Frommen Helene
Sep 22 Burgebrach, Thomann Theatre
Sep 24 Grafing, Cafe Hotel Hasi
Sep 25 Ingolstadt, Neue Welt
Sep 27 Zwiefalten, Casino
Sep 29 Bruchsal, Die Koralle - Theater im Riff
Sep 30 Viersen, Tommys Workshop
Oct 17 Oberhausen, Gdanska
Oct 18 (NL) Utrecht, The Venue
Oct 19 Wulfrath, Wurghaus
Oct 20 wuppertal, Haus konzert
Oct 21 (NL) Dedemsvaart, Fellowship of Acoustics Theatre
Oct 22 (NL) Soest 'Nest Live'
Oct 24 - 29 UK  w Christine Collister
Nov 1 Berlin Petruskirche
Nov 2 Berlin (TBA)
Nov 3 Hamburg concert
Nov 4 Hamburg workshop

Full details:

Germany’s Acoustic Music Records is releasing a re-mastered version of my 1996 album The Heart Has Reasons. Naturally, I’ll be performing tracks from this CD on’s a sample:


 And, there’s a transcription available for download here (PDF download)

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I’ve been adding new videos to my YouTube Channel, so if you haven’t done so already, click over to and subscribe to receive updates whenever new videos are posted!


August 8 saw the passing of music legend Glen Campbell. He was an incredible guitarist, vocalist & performer, and a very early influence on me with his instrumental album The Astounding 12-String Guitar of Glen Campbell. RIP













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I’ve just completed writing & recording a new tune - a tribute to Glen Campbell - a 12-string guitar instrumental called Pick Me! It will be available on CD Baby & iTunes etc by the end of August. You can listen here: 








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