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Written on Sep, 16, 2015 by in | Leave a comment

Fiddlebox Gigs in Reykjavik and Akureyri Fiddlebox are off to Iceland from 14th to 18th October 2015 and will be playing a collaborative Welsh/Icelandic performance with Icelandic musician Steingrimmur Gudmundsson There is a Facebook event page here Café Rosenberg and The Green Hat Here are the dates: Wed 14th 9.00pm Café Rosenberg Klapparstígur 25-27 101 Reykjavík, Iceland +354 551 2442 …

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Written on Aug, 14, 2015 by in | Leave a comment
Bluebox CD

Bluebox CD – All I want to do Is Play the Blues My blues band Bluebox have released their first CD “All I Want to do is Play the Blues”. It’s a blues rock album featuring the “Hammond Accordion” sound – the natural accordion sound is mixed with a Hammond organ emulation (being generated simultaneously on my MIDI accordion) and …

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Written on Feb, 05, 2015 by in , | Leave a comment
Yanni Hrysicos of Caffe Vistsa, Tenby with Propellercaster and Spanner Metallophone

Upcycled Musical Instruments on Display in Tenby Upcycled musical instruments made by me – George Whitfield are on exhibit in the window of Tenby’s Caffe Vista (Crackwell Street, Tenby, 01834 849636) Generally the ideas come from stuff that could have been thrown out.   Upcycled Musical Instruments Propellercaster and Spanner Metallophone The slide guitar Propellercaster was built from half an aeroplane …

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Written on Jul, 18, 2014 by in , | Leave a comment

Ffestiva! brings world music to the National Botanic Garden of Wales Ffestiva!, now in it’s third year features more excellent new world music from artists based in Wales. I’m not playing, but running a stage with 2 rather exciting acts: Burum an improvising jazz band with Welsh roots and Rogora Khart who play a range of eastern influenced music with …

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Written on May, 23, 2014 by in | 1 Comment.