Art Rock legend BRYAN FERRY CBE is confirmed to headline the main stage on the night of Sunday 15th July at GuilFest 2012.
Regarded as the embodiment of high glamour, romance and stylishness for nearly four decades, Bryan is literally a household name in the UK, and has achieved phenomenal worldwide success - As a solo artist recording huge hits like “Let’s Stick Together”, “Slave to Love”, and “This Is Tomorrow” whilst notching up a total of 9 UK top ten albums, including 1985’s number 1, “Boys and Girls”; As well as with Roxy Music - rated by Rolling Stone magazine as one of the 100 Greatest Artists of All Time, and responsible for 11 UK top ten albums including tracks such as “Love is The Drug”, “Dance Away”, “More Than This”, and the wonderful John Lennon cover “Jealous Guy”.
Bryan’s suave, cool poise and smooth ultra-modern voice, combined with oh-so-tight backing band, great visuals and sharp suits have made his critically acclaimed live shows the stuff of legends. You can expect to hear a lively set of his solo work, peppered with his renowned unique interpretations of other people’s songs as well as familiar Roxy Music classics. This show is sure to provide a fantastic close to the main stage at GuilFest 2012, don’t miss it!
Legendary guitarist Johnny Marr will perform on stage with Bryan Ferry at Ferry’s headline show at GuilFest this coming weekend.
Marr will play the entire show with Ferry on Sunday 15th July, adding his unique musicianship to a set that will include material from both Ferry’s solo and Roxy Music catalogue.
Ferry first met Marr in 1987 when Marr played on Ferry’s Bete Noir album and has recently been back in the studio working on Ferry’s new album.
Ferry says ‘Johnny has previously performed with us on TV and at some smaller events but I am thrilled that he will be playing a full show with us for the very first time at GuilFest’