Gig: Rick Payne – Worthenbury Blues Club – 26 Mar 2010

Posted on: Saturday, Mar 20, 2010

Rick Payne

Brilliant acoustic guitarist Rick Payne will be making a very welcome overdue return to Worthenbury on Friday March 26th. Doors are 8pm and he is on stage at 9pm with tickets costing £10.
To reserve tickets contact or ring 01948 770215

The following biog is from Rick’s website

Rick Payne is an established acoustic blues guitarist with many national and international tours to his credit. He has become especially well known for his authentic acoustic blues finger picking, in the many traditional styles of the blues including delta blues, piedmont, ragtime and slide and has recorded several albums of this kind.

Often compared with Ry Cooder, slide guitar maestro Rick Payne’s performances have taken him to prime time TV, to festivals and theatres throughout the UK and on tour to Europe, USA, Scandinavia and Greek Islands. He has provided music to a number of major TV productions (e.g. Kingdom of the Ice Bear) , for programmes on Radio 4 and the BBC World Service. He has also featured on The Paul Jones blues show on BBC Radio 2.

Rick has recorded a number of CDs, including the noted ‘Blue River Blues’ for Bennett House Records California.

Reviewers have described his sound as: heart wrenching and passionate, delicate and scorching, seriously brilliant, totally absorbing and spellbindingly evocative with raw and fiery vocals to match.

As a teacher he has written and facilitated many courses and guitar workshop style sessions, teaching the art of Big Bill Broonzy, Robert Johnson, Blind Blake, Rev Gary Davis and many more.

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