Blues guitarist launches his debut album with a live performance in Leamington

A local blues guitarist launched his debut album with a live performance in Leamington.

Blues guitarist Greg Brice launched his debut album with a live performance in Leamington. Photo: Chris Roberts/WiderView Visual Media
Blues guitarist Greg Brice launched his debut album with a live performance in Leamington. Photo: Chris Roberts/WiderView Visual Media

Greg Brice, from Shipston-on-Stour, played to an enthusiast crowd and great atmosphere at the Temperance café in Bath Street on Thursday November 3.

As he said before the event started: “I am nervous but excited and will be better when I get behind the microphone and start playing and singing.”

Greg who was brought up in Weston-sub-Edge, Gloucestershire before moving to Shipston-on-Stour six years ago. He started to create the songs for this album entitled “Greg Brice”, while he was studying for a Zoology degree at University of Aberdeen.

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    Blues guitarist Greg Brice launched his debut album with a live performance in Leamington. Also pictured are Jack Thomas (bass) and Aron Attwood (drums). Photo: Chris Roberts/WiderView Visual Media.

    He has continued to create new songs and adaptations of blues and roots classics during his time in Shipston-on-Stour, supported by his wife Steph and immediate family.

    Due to funding issues Greg held a successful Kickstarter campaign which raised £5,000 for him to record his debut album.