Wed 13th Nov – Colston Hall, Bristol
Thursday 14th Nov – Purcell Room, London Southbank Centre
Sunday 17th Nov – Lemon Tree, Aberdeen
Mon 18th Nov – Electric Circus, Edinburgh
Fri 22nd Nov – Triskell Arts Centre, Cork
Sat 23rd Nov – Grand Social, Dublin
“The thinking man’s guitar hero… An A-list musician” – The New Yorker
“One of the best and most original guitarists in America” – Rolling Stone
“Without a doubt, the most innovative and challenging guitarists playing today” – fRoots
“Possibly the World’s most popular avant-rock guitarist” – The Independent
Gary Lucas – World class guitar hero, Grammy-nominated songwriter, international recording artist (with over 20 acclaimed albums to date) and soundtrack composer for film and television, is thrilled to announced 6 shows in the UK and Ireland, on his ‘Touched By Grace’ tour, this November.
The tour coincides with the publication of his first book ‘Touched By Grace – My Time With Jeff Buckley’, available, on Jawbone Press, from 25th October 2013. Read Mojo’s 4 star review HERE
‘Touched By Grace’ is Gary’s up close and personal account of working closely with his friend and collaborator Jeff Buckley during Jeff’s early days in New York City, and includes a detailed description of the creation of Gary and Jeff’s signature anthems ‘Mojo Pin’ and ‘Grace’, which were featured on Jeff’s 1994 two-million selling ‘Grace’ album, recently hailed as one of the “500 Greatest Albums Of All Time” in Rolling Stone.
Gary Lucas’ live performances are always special. These shows will see him reading from ‘Touched By Grace’ and performing the songs he wrote with Buckley as well as highlights from his career.
Lucas is a one-of-a-kind musician, whose innovative and challenging guitar plying, will have you mesmerised.
Special guests, joining Gary in London, will be Najma Akhtar, Mari Conti and Frances Brennand Roper and Jay Mathy will be accompanying him in Aberdeen and Edinburgh.