Chris Stern is a man who loves guitars. In fact I don’t know anyone with a bigger collection than Chris. He’s a big fan of Ralph Bown, Jim Olson and Jamie Kinscherff but his collection extends way beyond those three wonderful luthiers. We sat down at the 10th annual gathering of the Acoustic Soundboard UK […]
Interview with singer songwriter Richard Knott, recorded in September 2019.
Richard Lindsay of Ullapool Guitar Festival
Interview with Richard Lindsay, organiser of the Ullapool Guitar Festival.
Julia and Christian Zielinski of ARTIS Guitar Duo
Julia and Christian Zielinski of ARTIS Guitar Duo were booked to play at the 20th Ullapool Guitar Festival in October 2019. They played a fantastic concert on the Friday night. And what a venue! The festival is held in the Macphail Centre in Ullapool and the theatre is quite intimate. Not to mention the fact […]
Rosie Heydenrych of Turnstone Guitars
Rosie Heydenrych of Turnstone Guitars had been on my radar for a while, so naturally I was jumping for joy when I heard that she was coming to the tenth annual gathering of the Acoustic Soundboard UK forum! I had played one of Rosie’s guitars before, so I knew that their quality was superb. But […]
Tristan Seume is one of the UK’s finest fingerstyle players and it was a real treat to hear his playing at the 2019 Ullapool Guitar Festival. I first met Tristan and heard his playing at the RMMGA gathering in Buxton in Derbyshire, UK back in 2007. He played one of the slots on the Friday […]