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Over the past decade acoustic guitarist and songwriter Chris Quinn has made a great name for himself in the folk and acoustic world. His performances have been described by fellow musicians as "a masterclass in the acoustic guitar", his songs have been critically acclaimed in publications like Acoustic Magazine and SONGLiNES Magazine and his recordings receive airplay on countless radio stations across the world including Mark Radcliffes benchmark show the BBC Radio 2 Folk Show.
Live you can expect a genre bending set covering everything that sits within the "roots music" category; Original songs with phenomenal guitar work and killer vocals, bluegrass flatpicking (honed from numerous USA tours), mean delta blues, beautiful and authentic Celtic ballads, intricate DADGAD workouts, hot jazz swing guitar, ragtime and much more. His shows are laced with humour, musical explanations and uplifting stories about his time on the road.
When not playing solo Chris is often seen performing alongside many of the planets most revered guitarists like Robin Nolan, Clive Carroll, John Doyle, Paulus Schäfer and Mozes Rosenberg. 2019 see's Chris first shows accompanying the world's most celebrated gypsy jazz guitarist - Stochelo Rosenberg!
“Across the divide, the debut album from Chris Quinn, is the kind of quality release that should propel him to the forefront of the new generation of musicians currently performing on the folk music scene” ACOUSTIC Magazine
"World Class. Constant international touring over the last decade including a stint opening for the Jools Holland Orchestra as well as playing rhythm guitar for some of the world’s leading gypsy jazz guitarists has given this UK born acoustic guitarist and vocalist an enviable confidence." SONGLiNES Magazine
"This is his solo debut and should comfortably see him moving several steps up the acoustic scene ladder" FATEA Magazine
"Across the divide really does live up to its title, seamlessly merging two traditions with strong songwriting and excellent musicianship." Bright Young Folk