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An Evening with Aussie blues guitar virtuoso Geoff Achison at The Haskell

May 18 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm

An Evening with Aussie blues guitarslinger Geoff Achison at The Haskell

Tickets $20. Available at the door and online.

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Doors open at 6.30 pm. The concert will begin at 7.30 pm.

A jaw-dropping, crowd pleasing guitar virtuoso with a rich vocal style from Melbourne, Australia. Winner of five 2017 Australian Blues Music Awards, including: Album of the Year, Song of the Year, and Artist of the Year.

A self taught musician, he has created his own sound winning, a swag of awards along the way. Whether he is with his Souldiggers group or in our case, simply solo with an acoustic guitar, Geoff’s infectious and inventive style has earned him fans around the world.

He began playing in his father's dance band at the age of 13. He developed a passion for American blues and learned the rudiments of the art form. In his early 20s he moved to Melbourne and joined with legendary local bluesman 'Dutch' Tilders. After several years with Dutch he departed to focus on his own music and embarked on an international campaign. His first stop was the International Blues Challenge in Memphis, USA where he won the 'Albert King Award' and was offered an endorsement deal with Gibson Guitars. Not a bad start!

He re-located to the USA for a time and he spent many months on the road performing countless live shows and recording his One Ticket, One Ride album there. In 2008 a Guitar Player magazine reader’s poll listed Geoff as one of the Top 10 ‘Hot New Guitarists’ on the US scene

The passion for jamming has paid off on a personal level too with Geoff being invited onstage at various times with musical heroes such the Allman Brothers Band and even the great Les Paul.

Details

Date:
May 18
Time:
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
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Organizer

The Haskell Opera House
Email:
opera@haskellopera.com
Website:
www.haskellopera.com

Venue

The Haskell Opera House
93 Caswell Avenue
Derby Line, VT 05830 United States
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Website:
http://haskellopera.com