Widely acknowledged as one of the finest guitar players touring the European circuit, Johnny Gallagher with the Boxtie Band is a full on Rock’n’Roll show combining his own material with stunning personal versions of selected classics. His guitar playing covers a unique range of Rock styles and Country pickin, with which he can naturally and masterfully turn himself into a true Blues man. To top it all, Johnny possesses a truly unique and expressive voice which show cases his songs with the dynamics to swoop from a scream to a whisper.
The Boxtie band packs the double punch of Pauric & James Gallagher – the twin brothers of Johnny Gallagher who have toured extensively all over Europe. James plays a solid consistent punchy Bass, always powerful and never too busy. Pauric switches between his unorthodox organ and boogie piano style while Johnny displays his wizardry on both electric and acoustic guitars. The Boxtie Band have a force that doesn’t appear out of nowhere, Its like an ageing process that takes time to mature, They also visit the unknown on stage, ad-libbing, jamming, improvising and that’s the magic at all their live shows as it also gives the audience the power to express themselves. That’s the ultimate connection, that’s what its all about. Its plain and simple Rock and Roll..
Johnny Gallagher and the Boxtie Band play Saturday Oct 5th at Garbos, Mayo
Leisure Point Moneen Castlebar : Doors 10pm / 10 Euro -Tickets available on the
door and on ticketweb.ie
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