From Himalayas to Halifax for slide guitarist

Martin Harley
Martin Harley

A guitarist who has held the world record for the world’s highest gig from when he played in The Himalayas is playing in Halifax later this month.

Martin Harley - an internationally acclaimed slide guitar player will be performing at Arden Road Socail Club on Tuesday, September 25.

He is a talented musician who is up for a challenge, also playing 27 shows over 1,200 miles in 31 days on a customised bicycle, carrying all his own equipment.

His music has been enjoyed from London’s Royal Albert Hall to the far reaches of Australia and across the USA.

His fourth album Drumrolls for Somersaults reached number one in the Itunes UK blues chart in April this year.

Support at the Arden Road gig will come from JP Cooper and TG Elias.Doors open at 8pm. Tickets are £7 in advance from Revo Records in Halifax town centre or £9 on the door.

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