Posts Tagged ‘Peerie Willie’

John Etheridge – Peerie Willie Guitar Season – October dates

Posted by on October 13th, 2010 No Comments
John Etheridge - Peerie Willie Guitar Season - October dates

Lead guitar in 1970s and 80s rock fusion band Soft Machine, long term collaboration with Stéphane Grappelli (following in Django Reinhardt’s footsteps), duos with classical guitarist John Williams, founder of the Zappatistas dedicated to keeping alive the music of Frank Zappa and a long and distinguished career as a leading jazz guitarist are just some […]

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Peerie Willie Guitar Season 2010

Posted by on September 8th, 2010 No Comments
Ian Bairnson

Next weekend sees the return of Shetland Arts’ Peerie Willie Guitar Festival, and as always has a healthy dose of jazz guitar in the mix. Now in its seventh year, the festival pays homage to Shetland guitarist Peerie Willie Johnson, whose pioneering use of jazz styles are now widespread in Shetland music. The full programme […]

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Shetland Guitar Festival 2009 – dates, venues and artists

Posted by on September 3rd, 2009 1 Comment

Media release: The 2009 Shetland Guitar Festival will take place between Friday 18th and Sunday 20th September with concerts in Unst, Lerwick, Brae and Bigton, educational events in schools throughout Shetland and the Classic Guitar Show and Trade Fair on Sunday 20th in Islesburgh Centre. Known locally as the “Peerie Willie” Guitar Festival, the Shetland […]

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Shetland’s 1st Classic Guitar Show

Posted by on August 24th, 2009 No Comments

As part of this year’s Peerie Willie Guitar Festival we’ve teamed up with High Level Music to hold Shetland’s first Classic Guitar Show. The event will take place at Islesburgh Community Centre on Sunday 20th September at 12.00 and will feature displays of rare, historical, unusual and valuable guitars from all over Shetland. Sunday’s event […]

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