Ron Sayer & Charlotte Joyce Band
The Flowerpot, Derby.
This event is for over 18s only - No refunds will be issued for under 18s.
RAW PROMOTIONS are proud to present a band fronted by one of this country’s leading guitarists and most entertaining performers. Making his fifth headline appearance with his band at the Flowerpot, he is joined on stage by the superb vocalist/keyboardist Charlotte Joyce and full rhythm section ................. RON SAYER & CHARLOTTE JOYCE BAND.
Ron Sayer Jr:
Ron began playing guitar at seven, was gigging by the time he was 10 and never really wanted to do anything else. Taking the rocky road from Hank Marvin to Robert Johnson and stopping off pretty much everywhere in-between!! Ron won the coveted title of "Guitarist Of The Year" a few years back, playing at Wembley Live Music Hall and appearing in Guitarist Magazine, not to mention winning a beautiful custom shop Fender.</span>
He has toured the globe and played with/supported Buddy Guy, John Mayall, Walter Trout, Robin Trower, Ten Years After, Imelda May, Matt Schofield. Debbie Davies, Nine Below Zero, Stan Webb, Aynsley Lister, Oli Brown, Buddy Whittington (ex-John Mayall), Popa Chubby, Dani Wilde, Chantel McGregor, Dr. Robert (Robbie Gladwell-ex Suzi Quatro and currently with Steve Harley) Mr. Big, L7, The Quireboys, Gregg Wright (Ex-Michael Jackson) and Pete Best (ex-Beatles). Has had many of his original songs played on local radio and Radio One, and had a live concert broadcast on Radio One on Tommy Vance's Friday Rock Show.
Ron Sayer Jr. is the consummate ‘Guitarist’s guitarist’. As a trained music teacher having influenced the learning curves of the likes of Oli Brown, Sol Philcox, The Sharps & Mark Howes of Dove & Boweevil he’s now a mainstay on the UK blues circuit. He was nominated for no less than four awards in the British Blues Awards in 2013 in the album ‘Better Side’, band, song ‘Don’t Make Me Stay’ and guitarist categories walking away with runner-up in band of the year, he also co-wrote Oli Brown’s third album ‘Here I Am’ and won another British Blues Award for co-writing the title track. He was voted Guitarist Of The Year by Guitarist Magazine, was voted 4th Best Bassist in Blues Matters Magazine and has a degree in music to boot. He has worked with/supported Buddy Guy, John Mayall, Matt Schofield, Nine Below Zero, Ten Years After, Robin Trower among others.
Award winning Charlotte Joyce has been a professional singer for all her working life and is vocal coach to many other professional singers. She has won awards for her songwriting & was inaugural winner of the Acoustic Guitarist Of The Year in Guitarist Magazine. Charlotte was also runner up in the keyboard category in the 2014 British Blues Awards. Holding professional qualifications not to mention an unmistakable talent for both singing and keyboard Charlotte has been Ron’s ‘right hand man’ for the last year in the Ron Sayer Band. She provided backing vocals on Better Side in addition to dueting with Ron on ‘My Mother In Law’ from the album. Charlotte has worked with/supported the likes of Paul Jones, Dr. Feelgood, Clem Curtis, Jo Harman & Joanne Shaw Taylor.
A brand new studio album is due for release prior to the Flowerpot gig...