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Guy Buttery (South Africa)

Friday 20th October 2017

Award-winning, internationally recognised guitarist, and something of a South African national treasure, Guy Buttery enjoys invitations to play all over the globe. He has collaborated and shared the stage with many luminaries, such as Missy Higgins, Violent Femmes, Martin Simpson, Jethro Tull, Donovan, Shawn Phillips, Piers Faccini as well as South African legends Vusi Mahlasela, Madala Kunene and Valiant Swart.

His international role has surpassed merely performing concerts into one of being an ambassador of South African music, with his distinctive guitar playing a musical advocate for everything positive and beautiful about the place he calls home.

“… one of South Africa’s most influential artists over the past decade.” THE SUNDAY INDEPENDENT

“The most diverse and intriguing fingerstyle artist in recent memory.” GUITAR PLAYER MAGAZINE, USA

“… extraordinary…” ROLLING STONE MAGAZINE

Fox Hill Lane - Best Instrumental album of the year - 2010 SAMA’s (South African Music Awards)
Winner - The Standard Bank Golden Ovation Award - 2010 National Arts Festival, Grahamstown

Duration: 110 minutes, includes interval

Date(s)

October 20

Time

Fri 20 Oct, 8pm

Location

Nelson & suburbs

Venue

The Boathouse
326 Wakefield Quay, Nelson

Tickets, Bookings and Entry

EARLY BIRD $25, SENIOR $25, GROUP OF 6+ $25pp, FULL $30 (Plus TicketDirect Service Fee)

Tickets from Ticketdirect, Theatre Royal, iSITE, Richmond Mall ph. 03 548 3840; 0800 224 224.

Contact

Ph. +64 3 545 8734
festivalenquiries@ncc.govt.nz

Additional Info

Official Website

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