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Bryn Haworth in Concert

Famous slide gutarist Bryn Haworth will be playing a gig in Broadstairs soon. The venue is The Vale Church Hall, The Vale, Broadstairs and this will take place on 11th October 2008.

In the late 1960s Byrn Haworth played with motown.soul outfit "Les Fleur de Lys" the house band for Atlantic Records. Later Bryn Haworth played guitar with various American bands such as Jackie Lomax Band and Wolfgang, (managed by the legendary Bill Graham) as well as artists of quality stock such as Led Zeppelin, Jefferson Airplane, Taj Mahal and The Moody Blues.

In the early to mid seventies Bryn Haworth returned to the UK touring both in the UK and Europe supporting Traffic, Bad Company, Gallagher and Lyle and Fairport Convention among others. He also found time to record music with Chris de Burgh, Joan Armatrading, Ian Matthews and Gerry Rafferty (notably on Rafferty’s "On A Wing And A Prayer", "Over My Head", and "Another World"); toure as part of the band with Cliff Richard and write music for other artists including Lulu, Sandy Denny and Mary Black (for the latter on her 1999 album "Speaking With The Angel").

Tickets go on sale from 1st September and are expected to be about £10. Bryn appears to be doing a number of gigs in or arround Kent and more information can be found on his site

Bryn Haworth interview and song "Didn't do me no good" care of youtube.com - so if you are not yet aware of the great smokey sound of slide now you can see what the fuss is all about.

If you want to know what you might have been missing here is the Cross Rhythms discography and profile and here is his myspace page with several music samples. Still hungry for links? Well okay then read more

Some biographical information summarised from the wikipedia (I might know a lot but I don't know everything). You can read his Wikipdiea entry here.

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