Tommy Emmanuel is a virtuoso guitarist whose real-time exuberance and infectious joy illuminates everything he does.He is known for his ability to play three parts at once with pure heart and real soul.
His fans love his unbound talent and the magic he brings to every performance. His 2018 album, 'Accomplice One', featured duets with a range of musicians, and now, his highly anticipated sequel, 'Accomplice Two', is set to be released. Tommy's transformation to acoustic guitar was inspired by his hero, Chet Atkins, with whom he recorded an album and was awarded the title of CGP (Certified Guitar Player). Tommy's talent has earned him multiple Grammy nominations, ARIA Awards, IBMA Awards, and countless 'Best Acoustic Guitarist' wins in numerous music magazine readers polls.
“He’s playing the same 12 notes that the rest of us are using, but what he achieves with it is pretty monumental” - Joe Satriani
“He’s one of the best guitar players I’ve ever seen” - Chet Atkins
Molly Tuttle is a highly acclaimed American musician and singer-songwriter born in Santa Clara, California. Her debut EP, 'Rise', was released in 2017 and quickly garnered critical acclaim. In 2018, Tuttle was named 'Guitar Player of the Year' at the International Bluegrass Music Awards, becoming the first woman to ever receive the honour. Tuttle's music is a blend of bluegrass, folk, and Americana, and she is known for her intricate fingerstyle guitar playing and soulful vocals. Her debut album, 'When You're Ready', received widespread critical acclaim, earning her a nomination for 'Best Americana Album' at the 2020 Grammy Awards.
Starts: 8pm (Support from Molly Tuttle. Tommy Emmanuel due on stage at approximately 8.50pm)
Tickets: £44, £39
Venue: The Apex, Bury St Edmunds
Prices include £1.50 booking fee
This event is promoted by The Apex