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Ziggy McNeill

FINGERSTYLE/INDIE/ROOTS aus Freshwater, seit 2013

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Short Description:
Ziggy's show is very energetic and passionate. Using a loop pedal, he creates a unique sound incorporating virtuosic guitar solos, fingerpicking, percussive sounds and vocals. Ziggy's sound is a mix of styles mashed together with an influence from Rodrigo y Gabriela, Tommy Emmanuel and Xavier Rudd. He often plays his guitar blind and backwards behind his head as he plays. As a busker by trade, Ziggy is no stranger to an audience and he certainly knows how to captivate one.
Biography:
Originating from Sydney Australia, Ziggy is a singer, songwriter & most prominently a fingerstyle guitarist. Inspired by Rodrigo y Gabriela and guitar virtuoso Tommy Emmanuel, Ziggy has left an impression and forged a musical style & path in his own right.
Taking up playing guitar at age 12, (...) Mehr anzeigen he joined Sydney based punk band C.O.F.F.I.N. After 6 years with the band, Ziggy's musical direction shifted after meeting Tommy Emmanuel and he began focusing on fingerstyle guitar and his solo career.
In 2015, Ziggy released his first solo EP It's About Time, and won a number of Sydney talent competitions including The Hills Got Talent and Busking by the Beach. In 2016 he won Busking by the Burbs and released his first solo LP Timeless, where he collaborated with fellow Australian singer Ella Freestone on the tracks Du und Ich and Here We Are. He was then endorsed by Cole Clark guitars thanks to Lloyd Spiegel.
In the lead up to his album release Ziggy based himself in Germany and underwent his European Busker By Trade Tour performing in the UK, Holland, Italy, Germany and took to the stage for Down Under Fest, Isarinselfest and Tollwood in Munich, Germany.
In 2017, Ziggy went on his These Brezn Are Making Me Thirsty Tour, playing festivals in Germany, Czech Republic, Slovakia and Italy. He performed at Buskers by the Creek QLD and got 3rd place in the busking competition.
In 2018, Ziggy went on his Professionally Unemployed Tour performing in Slovakia, Croatia, Czech Republic, Germany, Luxembourg, The Netherlands, England and Scotland. He performed at festivals such as Edinburgh Fringe UK and Tollwood Sommerfestival DE.
In 2019, Ziggy recorded his first live album at Woodford Folk Festival, QLD Australia, which will be released in March 2019 with a Europe/UK tour to follow. Weniger anzeigen

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Siegfried McNeill

Gitarristin, Sängerin

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