Toby Walker

Toby Walker - 17/10

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Toby Walker

A Derek White RTB Agency event in conjunction with Blues Bar Tring – £12 Cash Only on the door.


Toby Walker

Toby Walker

Returning to Blues Bar Tring, acoustic guitar supremo from the USA, Toby Walker!

Internationally and nationally acclaimed Toby Walker from the USA has been hailed as an award winning, roots music fingerstyle guitar virtuoso and songwriter. Blending the styles of blues, ragtime, country, bluegrass and old-time jazz, Toby Walker has developed his own style and as such, received numerous awards, including being the 1st place recipient of the International Blues Challenge Award in Memphis and the New York Music Award for best instrumental CD. Toby Walker has also been inducted into the New York Blues Hall Of Fame. His show includes some amusing songs and great stories along with guitar playing that captivates audiences.

“If he doesn’t get them with his phenomenal guitar playing or catchy songs, he gets them with his wonderful stories. True entertainers have an engaging spirit that puts a smile on your face. Arlo Guthrie has it. David Bromberg has it. And so does Toby. ” John Platt – WFUV

“Flat out… you have to hear this great musician… I’m blown away” Jorma Kaukonen of Hot Tuna and the Jefferson Airplane

“A fingerpicking guitar virtuoso” Happy Traum

“Not only can Toby play all styles of the blues, but he’s a remarkable story-teller as well. And you’ll be surprised by what else he’ll pull out of his hat to please his audiences. He may come out with an arrangement of ‘Somewhere Over The Rainbow’ or ‘Ain’t Misbehavin’ followed by an Irish fiddle tune medley (on guitar), a couple of rousing singalongs and top it all off with his arrangement of the Allman Brothers tune ‘Little Martha,’ Whipping Post’ or even a traditional bluegrass tune.” He takes the audience on one heck of a ride and leaves them smiling all the way home!!” John Sheridan – The Sunday Times.