Live Stage

Saturday

11.00 TC Electronic Present

“Peter Møller Jeppesen will be demonstrating the award-winning line of TC Electronic TonePrint Pedals, along with the groundbreaking “beaming”
the smartphone app, plus he will be showing the all-new TC-Helicon VoiceLive
Play GTX vocal and guitar FX processor at it’s first showing in Europe.
The very easy to use VoiceLive Play GTX is a perfect one box solution for
the guitar player who sings no matter to what level. Peter is the
guitarist from top Danish tribute Queen Machine who tour Europe
extensively so seeing this shouldn’t be missed, not to mention there will
also be some exclusive giveaways to all who attend!”

12.00 PRS present Bernie Marsden

13.00 Marshall Present Chris George

14.00 – Chris Woods

Chris Woods is one the UK’s most exciting new instrumental guitarists. Coining the term slap groove to depict his incredible style. At 27 he is already a regular at the world’s biggest and most prestigious guitar shows. Play Music Magazine described him as ‘changing the perceived boundaries of the acoustic guitar’, and Acoustic mag said he is a ‘ tour de force of original technique.’ He is sweeping the nation with his lively and charismatic performances, delivering ear-bending compositions, with endearing and emotive stories.

15.00 Rotosound present- Bring your guns to town : take on our very own gunslinger Hayden Hewitt

Sunday

11.00 Line 6 Presents Paul Hindmarsh

Line 6 product specialist Paul Hindmarsh will be demonstrating the award-winning James Tyler Variax modeling guitars together with the POD HD multi-effects units and the DT-25 amplifier series.

12.00 D’Addario Present Andy James

For some time he has been widely regarded as one of the U.K.’s rising stars in the world of Shred & Metal guitar. Now, Andy James has undeniably earned himself a place among the very best in the world.

As a major contributor to “Lick Library” – the benchmark for Web and DVD based guitar instruction – Andy has specialized in teaching lead techniques for Heavy Rock and Metal. Not only can he be found mastering others’ techniques but, influenced by the likes of Andy Timmons, John Petrucci, Paul Gilbert and Adam Dutkiewicz, Andy is incredibly skilled as a songwriter, as heard on the solo album ‘Andy James’ as well as his contribution to his band Sacred Mother Tongue.

It hasn’t taken long for Andy James’ name to become a leading light in the world of Metal guitar; now fully endorsed by ESP Guitars, D’Addarrio strings and EMG Pickups, Andy can be found holding workshops and master-classes as far afield as the Los Angeles N.A.M.M. show or Frankfurt Music Messe and it has just been confirmed that 2012 will see the release of his very own Andy James custom signature ESP guitars.

Be it workshops, exhibitions or with Sacred Mother Tongue, seeing this man live is a must. To witness first hand the sound, the dynamic, the dexterity and the speed with which he plays live on stage is a site to behold and is the personification of what has made Andy James world-renowned in his field, and this year the world is his fretboard.

13.00 Rotosound present – Bring your guns to town : take on our very own gunslinger Hayden Hewitt

14.00 JHS present Gordon Giltrap

15.00 PRS present Simon McBride

A NEW IRISH GUITAR HERO

MOJO “Hugely accomplished”

Hifi+ “Ireland has a knack of throwing up diamonds, of which McBride most definitely is one…. this boy’s going places.”

Guitarist “He’s a fret-meltingly intense soloist & a great slide player. Lovers of quality blues-rock step right this way.”

Classic Rock Society “Catch him before he goes mega”.

Former Young Guitarist of The Year and now fully-fledged blues-rock virtuoso, Irishman McBride Is at the start of what many industry pundits are predicting will be a glittering career. He has toured with Joe Satriani and opened in the UK and Ireland for Jeff Beck, Joe Bonamassa, and US slide maestro and Grammy nominee Derek Trucks. He played Glastonbury in 2011 and the HRH festival in Ibiza.