Superb Brit Bluesman – tour mate of Joe Satriani last spring – announces huge UK tour this autumn
Multi award winning guitarist, singer/songwriter and British Blues Hall of Famer, Matt Schofield, returns to the UK to embark on his largest headlining tour since dazzling audiences nationwide last year as Joe Satriani’s special guest. Schofield kicks off the 15-date tour on November 13th with special guest The Ben Poole Band. Tickets for all shows are on sale from0844 478 0898 or thegigcartel.com.
The UK tour follows Schofield’s critically acclaimed fifth studio album, “Far As I Can See” released in the UK in February 2014. (Provogue Records / Mascot Label Group).
Over the last decade Schofield has earned a formidable international reputation as one of the most innovative and revered contemporary blues inspired guitarists on the world stage. “There isn’t a better British blues guitarist playing currently,” says Guitarist magazine. Schofield represents a long tradition of British blues greats, and the new album finds him on stunning form. Alongside two covers from his musical heroes, the album’s nine original tracks showcase his continued growth as an exciting songwriter, delivered with impassioned vocals to create a diverse and unique take on the blues.
Schofield is the recipient of major awards including the British Blues Awards including Guitarist of the Year 2010, 2011 and 2012 (making him the first guitarist in the British Blues Awards Hall of Fame), and the winner of Mojo magazine’s Blues Album of the Year 2011.
Matt Schofield – November 2014 UK Tour
Nottingham Rescue Rooms Thursday 13 November
Leeds Wardrobe Friday 14 November
Stockton Arc Saturday 15 November
Glasgow O2 ABC Sunday 16 November
Chester Live Rooms Tuesday 18 November
Shoreham Ropetackle Arts Thursday 20 November
Norwich Epic Friday 21 November
Cambridge The Junction Saturday 22 November
Sheffield The Greystones Sunday 23 November
Sale Waterside Arts Theatre Monday 24 November
Worcester Huntingdon Hall Wednesday 26 November
Bristol The Tunnels Thursday 27 November
Newbury Arlington Arts Friday 28 November
Exeter Phoenix Saturday 29 November
Cardiff The Globe Sunday 30 November