This year's world class line-up includes a mix of familiar faces to our regular guests along with some performers new to the Festival. Among the countries represented this year are Canada, the USA, Scotland, England and India. We are also very pleased to welcome back the legendary Holmes Hooke as Master of Ceremonies. The performance schedule is being firmed up and we will post it as soon as all the logistics are worked out. Competition applicants will want to check out the Competition page for an announced increase to the Competition prize fund by Blake Goodwin's FretMonkey Records.
Percussive fingerstyle master Preston Reed, who inspired such latter day flattop heroes as Andy McKee and Kaki King, comes to Lestat’s as part of his U.S.A. tour, with a mind blowing new album!
A very special evening supporting Presston Reed in the beautiful St. John's Church. Fily & I will be playing a 40min atmospheric set, one not to be missed!
Label: Outer Bridge Records
Manager: Cath Maguire
Bio: Welcome to Preston Reed’s guitar revolution. Everything you thought you knew is wrong. All the rules you thought applied have gone. For one night only, logic and reason have left the building and musical magic fizzes in the air, as the New York visionary credited with reinventing the acoustic gui...See Full Bio
“Spectacular…the best one-man show this reviewer has seen since Bruce Springsteen…A terrific performer”