Rodney Branigan 'A First Class U.S. Import'

Rodney Branigan’s premier performance at PizzaExpress promises to be an evening of musical magic that will linger in memory long after his final chords stop ringing. Hailing originally from Amarillo Texas, Rodney learned to play in Austin, perform in Los Angeles, compose in Nashville, and put it all together in London with a healthy dose of British sarcasm added for good measure. Internationally recognised for his unique ability to play multiple guitars at the same time, Rodney brings thought provoking lyrics, passionate delivery, and engaging humour to round out the perfect evening.

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“One of the best guitar players in the world”

Mike Harding, BBC 2 Radio Presenter

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Texas-raised Londoner who learned to play in Austin, perform in Los Angeles, craft songs in Nashville, and put it all together in London.

A multi-instrumentalist with a rich and soulful voice often compared to Jeff Buckley. Described by France's Crossroads magazine as "the revelation of the year or even the decade". Original blend of progressive folk, rock, flamenco, classic, bluegrass and jazz sensibilities have seen Rodney tour the US from coast to coast and travel across India, Africa and Europe, where his reputation as an outstanding live performer has led to turns supporting the likes of Jack Johnson, Billy Sheehan, Frances Cabrel, Alabama 3, Angelique Kidja, Talvin Singh, Billy Bragg, Bad Finger, Slim Jim Phantom, Bo Didley, Pentagram (India) Shair'n'Func and Show of Hands.

Americana music with virtuoso presentation, and a touch of clean comedy thrown in for good measure