Scotland & England
Described by John Renbourn as the “best Celtic guitarist in the world”, Tony McManus has redefined a new role for the guitar in this tradition. In his hands the complex ornamentation normally associated with fiddles and pipes are accurately transferred to guitar in a way that preserves the integrity and emotional impact of the music. Bringing influences from Eastern Europe, jazz and beyond, McManus has pioneered a unique and exciting style.
Joined by Richard Smith, a universally celebrated master and American National Fingerstyle Champion whose prodigious career began at the age of eleven in a performance with the legendary Chet Atkins. This promises to be a must see evening for all lovers of acoustic music.