Clive Gregson, plus José McGill @ Bedfords, 28th November

A forthcoming date for your diary, with Clive Gregson performing in the beautiful Bedfords crypt, supported by a solo set from Vagaband frontman José McGill.

Clive Gregson

Clive Gregson

Born and raised in Manchester, now based in Texas, Clive Gregson is an accomplished singer, musician and record producer of world-renown.

Mary Chapin Carpenter named him as one of her favourite songwriters. Melody Maker described his band Any Trouble as the most exciting new rock ‘n’ roll group since The Pretenders and he appears in Guitar Player’s 1000 great guitarists list. He’s one of the most respected songwriters of his time with a steady stream of stunning albums throughout his career and his songs have been recorded by a host of contemporaries. In 1985, he formed the groundbreaking partnership with Christine Collister and has toured with Richard Thompson, Eddi Reader, Boo Hewerdine, Nanci Griffith and Dennis Locorriere. But it’s as a solo performer where he really shines and he will be back touring the UK, man and a guitar, celebrating his new release This is Now.

“One of Britain’s most cultured singer-songwriters.”
The Times

“Adult pop from one of the most emotionally literate songwriters around.”
The Guardian

“A superb songwriter and fine guitarist, keyboards player and producer.”
Daily Telegraph

“Gregson is as fine a singer-songwriter as anyone has a right to
expect…he does the lot.”
The Independent

“Gregson is a powerful and vital force in contemporary music.”
Folk Roots

“A player of great taste and sensitivity – not to mention one of our finest

“More musical expertise than is usually good for one man.”
Time Out

“Gregson is a consummate songwriter.”
Chicago Daily Herald

“Make this man a cult hero now!”
The Seattle Rocket

“Clive Gregson is an Englishman whose solo work is full of wit, romance and
tight pop arrangements.”
The Wall Street Journal

“Clive Gregson continues to write dark, brilliant songs as a solo artist.”
Acoustic Guitar


Support comes from Norwich’s own Jose Mcgill of The Vagaband, appearing in a rare solo spot. He’ll be playing tracks from the first Vagaband album plus airings of brand new material.


the vagaband

the vagaband

You will not want to miss this opportunity to see some of the very best acoustic music around in the beautiful setting of the newly refurbished Bedfords Bar.

Tickets will be limited as Bedfords is nice and snug. Advance tickets are available from the UEA box office (see link below) at £8.—bedford-s-bar–28-11-13-.aspx

Doors 7.30pm.

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