Guitarist and singer-songwriter, Troy Redfern, dubbed as Britain’s “King of Slide Guitar,” has been confirmed as DARE’s special guest on their 12-date October 2022 UK Tour. Tickets are available from www.thegigcartel.com and www.seetickets.com. See the tour dates below, in the poster.
The news follows Troy’s support slot on When Rivers Meet’s April and May UK tour and precedes his highly anticipated new studio album slated for release in Autumn 2022.
Hailed by Rock and Blues Muse as part of their “Best of British: 15 UK Blues Artists to Check Out Today,” they had this to say about Troy – “His performances are passionate and intense, and while his style certainly references its delta blues roots, his delivery pulls it into the 21st century through a swamp of distortion and contemporary rock n’ roll aesthetics.”
Over the past 12 months, Troy has toured the UK several times supporting the likes of Robert Jon & The Wreck, The Quireboys, and When Rivers Meet.
In August 2021 Troy released of his critically acclaimed album The Fire Cosmic featuring the singles Waiting For Your Love, Ghosts, Sanctify and Stone. The album is available from www.troyredfern.com/shop.
The album was recorded at the legendary Rockﬁeld Studios in North Wales, the same studiowhere Queen recorded all their early albums Sheer Heart Attack (1974) and A Night At The Opera (1975) – the latter featuring the legendary single Bohemian Rhapsody.
“The way Troy Redfern plays the guitar with such a primal aspect, but such a
skilful touch puts him in at least conversation with the greats.” – Maximum Volume Music
“Troy’s guitar playing is on another level, and slide guitar purists in the audience are drooling as he peels off one incredible lick after another.” – Devils Gate Music
“Redfern whipped the masses into a frenzy with his
Hendrix-esque fretwork and Slash-styled cool.” – Rush on Rock
“Troy’s husky blues vocals, paired with his swirly tremolo style, and whammy effects without the bar; shows you why he’s dubbed The King of Slide Guitar.” – Planet Mosh
“An undercurrent of dirty blues and driving riffs. Troy is straight into the slide from the
off, the notes filling the room like a shower of wedding confetti.” – Metal Planet Music