Laurel Canyon Union

Laurel Canyon Union

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Formed in the summer of 2015 by US Grammy Nominated ex Acoustic Alchemy drummer John Shepard, this union of fully professional, experienced musicians take their inspiration from the late 60’s/early 70’s American West Coast singer songwriter era, playing well known songs from artists such as Jackson Browne, Neil Young, Eagles,The Byrds, James Taylor, and Buffalo Springfield...

Rewind to the Counterculture Woodstock Generation, and enjoy a great playlist of ‘Laid Back California Country Rock’.

Union Members are:

Rob Watkins - acoustic guitar / lead vocals

Ian Sweet - electric, acoustic, and 12 string guitars / vocal

Laurie Reader - bass guitar

John Shepard - drums

Plus special guests Hazjak 

Hazjak are Lynne O’Malley and Steve Chapman-Smith, both well-known and respected musicians on the Northern acoustic scene.

Together they play an eclectic style of Americana, Roots and Folk music with close harmonies.

Steve - vocals, guitar, bouzouki, mandolin, bass

Lynne - vocals, banjo, guitar, whistle, piano, harmonica

Tickets: £12

Starts: 7.30pm (bar from 7pm)

Wildman Studio 

Set 1 duration: 45 minutes (Hazjak performance)

Interval: 30 minutes

Set 2 duration: 1 hour 15 minutes (Laurel Canyon Union performance)

Finish time approx 10.30pm.