Martin Harley

MARTIN HARLEY — Rolls With The Punches

British roots slide guitarist and songsmith/vocalist MARTIN HARLEY  has announced the release of a  new album “Roll With The Punches” along with a string of live dates which includes an impressive headline concert at London’s Union Chapel. (dates below video)

Martin Harley
Martin Harley – traditional blues rhythms, short-cut guitar riffs & rock ‘n’ roll choruses…

The musician is the founder of The Martin Harley Band, a British blues trio, and he also performs solo as Martin Harley. He has been steadily developing a solo career in the U.S. with his first album “Mojo Fix” released in 2012.

Martin’s band are renowned for using obscure instrumentation in their live concerts, including a Weissenborn guitar, balalaika, cocktail drum-kit, cajon and double bass.

In 2005, Harley took part in what has been recognized by Guinness World Records as the ‘Highest Gig in the World‘ — playing his blues 21,000 feet up Kala Patthar in the Himalayas.

Title-song, “Roll With The Punches” twinkles like a buffalo moon, with spiritual vocals, traditional blues rhythms, short-cut guitar riffs and a rock ‘n’ roll chorus. This is a simple and sincere gift to roots lovers. Splendid.

Link: https://www.facebook.com/martinharleymusic

LIVE DATES – UK LEG

Oct 3 – Union Chapel, London

Oct 4 – Liverpool, Philharmonic

Oct 5 – Voodoo Rooms, Edinburgh

Oct 6 – Cluny 2, Newcastle

Oct 8 – Brudnell Social Club, Leeds

Oct 9 – Yellow Arch, Sheffield

Oct 10 – Phoenix, Exeter

Oct 11 – The Old Bakers, Truro

Oct 12 – Strode Theatre, Street

Oct 16 – Fleece, Bristol

Oct 17 – Wedgwood Rooms, Portsmouth

Oct 18 – Ropetackle Art Centre, Shoreham

Oct 19 – The Old Fire station, Oxford

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