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14 september 2017 @ 21:00 - 16 september 2017 @ 00:30€ 15
Donderdag 14 september: Aynsley Lister!
Multi Blues Award winner Aynsley Lister www.aynsleylister.co.uk . Aynsley is de afgelopen jaren een graag geziene gast gebleven in het Bluescafe in Apeldoorn. Al jaren achtereen wordt hij genomineerd voor de British Blues Awards met als logisch gevolg dat Aynsley Lister in 2015 nog als beste bluesgitarist het jaar mocht afsluiten. . De tour die gepland staat rondom zijn op 7 oktober nieuw uit te komen album “Eyes Wide Open Tour” brengt hem door half Europa en veelal staan er meerdere optredens op stapel.
Aynsley Lister laat weten op ‘Eyes Wide Open’ terug te gaan naar zijn oorsprong en dat we zowel op dit album als tijdens de live optredens weer ouderwets veel gitaarwerk kunnen verwachten.
When explosive natural ability collides with ﬁery, emotionally charged compositions, the result is Aynsley Lister; an incredible guitarist whose brand of blues-based rock delivers contemporary song writing fuelled with the kind of heart and soul that’s missing from so much modern music. Whether passionately writing and recording his own material or mesmerising audiences at his live shows one thing is abundantly clear: music is hard-wired to his DNA and ﬂows from his ﬁngertips like sonic bolts of lightning. With over 100,000 albums sold, lashings of critical acclaim and years of high proﬁle touring, Lister’s resumé speaks for itself and ﬁrmly secures his position as a leading light in the resurgence of British blues-infused music. In hindsight, it’s clear Aynsley was born to be a musician. As a child he was hypnotised by his dad’s old guitar and at the age of eight was ﬁnally gifted his very own. The moment he held that ﬁrst six-string the outcome was inevitable; he was going to be a guitarist. Blessed with the coolest dad in town, regularly spinning Hendrix, Cream, Fleetwood Mac and a whole host of bewitching blues for his spellbound son, Aynsley taught himself to play with relentless dedication and a precociously attuned ear, spending hours copying his favourite records note for note. Peter Green, Albert King, Clapton and Kossoff weren’t just his heroes; they became his teachers. Blazing a trail in a bar band from the age of 13 honed his skills and in 1998 Thomas Ruf signed Aynsley to his label, hooking him up with Stevie Ray Vaughan’s producer Jim Gaines to record his self titled debut disc, kicking off a successful relationship with Ruf Records that saw him release 7 albums and 2 DVD’s in ten years. Their inﬂuence, coupled with his dynamite live shows and intense touring schedule, earned high proﬁle support slots with established artists like Walter Trout, John Mayall and Robert Cray, whilst rousing festival appearances alongside artists like the Fun Lovin’ Criminals cemented his standing as an artist whose work, although rooted in blues, transcended the genre with a ﬁery modern sound. In 2007 Aynsley was the only British artist to be named in Classic Rock magazine’s “Top 10 Contemporary Blues Artists”, alongside John Mayer and Joe Bonamassa. In 2008 Aynsley’s huge crossover potential saw him sign to Manhaton Records and the following year released ‘Equilibrium’, an album that exposed Lister in his best ever form and stormed into Classic Rock’s Top 50 Albums of 2009. The subsequent tour saw Aynsley playing to sold out shows to over 16,000 people whilst opening for the legendary Lynyrd Skynyrd, after which he and his band relocated to the Tower Arts Centre and with the tape rolling, nailed a cracking rendition of their high-octane live set to produce the storming ‘Tower Sessions’ record, which was consequently voted ‘Best Live Album’ in the 2011 Blues Matters Writers Poll.
Aanvang 21.00; toegang € 15.