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Two-time GRAMMY Nominee Tommy Emmanuel, whose five decade career has garnered hundreds of thousands of fans worldwide, will be bringing his passionate and infectious live show to Sage Gateshead in January 2017.
“The Colonel whips up standards, pop songs and originals by way of conviviality… [it’s] just stringed, fretted fun.” Jazz Times
This one night only engagement is in support of Emmanuel’s upcoming album – It’s Never Too Late – which will be released on September 21 on Thirty Tigers. The album is 14 tracks of all original music with no vocals or guests. It’s just pure Tommy – solo.
Emmanuel has been voted Favorite Acoustic Guitarist in both Guitar Player Magazine and Acoustic Guitar Magazine’s reader polls, and is a YouTube sensation.
“Aficionados of the style out there will love it…the guitar work is mesmerizing.” No Depression
Bring in 2017 with Sage Gateshead and celebrate both new and emerging artists alongside established big names. Keep your eye out for our very first New Year New Artists festival as well as stand out performances from Sophie Ellis-Bextor, LeAnn Rimes, Martha Wainwright, King Creosote and many...
Sage Gateshead showcases a strong line-up of folk, roots and blues artists from both sides of the Atlantic.