Tony Painting ex-pat British guitarist and vocalist
Tony Painting's UK roots are well known having spent the better part of three decades as a working musician, touring the many pubs, clubs & festivals in the UK playing with or supporting some of the Uk’s best known artists including, UB40, Jools Holland Big Band, Ruby Turner, Ozzy Osborne (Black Sabbath), Robert Plant (Led Zeppelin), Graham Bell (Thin Lizzy), The Groundhogs, Budgie with notable performances for Tony were supporting Ozzy Osborne's Blizzard of Oz tour with late American guitarist Randy Rhoads and playing the UK Biker Bash to 80,000 people.
Tony’s Boogie / Blues / Rock blistering guitar style echoes early influences: Jeff Beck, Ritchie Blackmore, Rory Gallagher, Gary Moore, Robin Trower, Jimi Hendrix, Albert King, SRV, Albert Collins & Johnny Winter.
Playing his original songs from his UK CD “Band of Gypsys” & latest NZ EP “Get it off ya Chest” with a sprinkle of covers from some of his legendary mentors & together with seasoned New Zealand musicians: Mark Dunasement on Bass & Pete Dixon on Drums make for a unforgettable night of guitar based power blues / rock music.
Ideal for: dance music for corporate functions, music festivals, wine and food festivals, car club, private party, Jazz & Blues festivals, sports event, outdoor event, summertime concert, cossie & RSA club.
(or for anyone who wants to get down & boogie)
Tony Painting original songs:
“Band of Gypsys” CD
“Get it off Ya Chest” EP CD
Stevie Ray Vaughan
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