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BYRON JOHNSTON | GUITARIST

Byron Johnston is a virtuoso guitarist that breaks new ground with his award-winning guitar shows.

 

Byron’s performances are a distant departure from traditional guitar recitals as he brings the most modern take on guitar performance to both his live shows.

 

In ‘Legends Of The Guitar’ Byron tells the true-life high-energy story behind some of the most influential and famous guitar hits of our time. This popular and versatile show is a crowd favourite as Byron takes the audience on an iconic rock n roll journey with the backing of a full live band.

 

In ‘Appassionata de la Guitarra’ Byron is solo on stage and gives audiences an intimate view of the breath-taking technique behind the acoustic guitar. He pays tribute to famous evocative genres, from passionate Spanish Flamenco to modern interpretations of Classical themes and the latest in modern techniques where one man with a guitar will sound like a band of five.

 

Audiences see jaw-dropping displays of guitar playing on this show.

 

Byron has released 4 previous albums, performed at world-renowned venues such as The Royal Albert Hall and Queen Elizabeth Hall, been featured on BBC Radio and television. He currently mentors a young generation of musicians with master classes and the release of his first book Unlocking The Music Business.

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