Robbie McIntosh part of our Legendary Triple Bill @ The Civic on Saturday 20th April 2019. Tickets £20 +bkg fee – doors 7:00pm
Guitarist Robbie McIntosh has one of the highest musical pedigrees you’ll find anywhere on the planet and has legendary status among his fellow musicians. His career to date includes spells as guitarist with The Pretenders, Sir Paul McCartney, Sir Tom Jones, John Mayer, and Norah Jones. Robbie has played many of the world’s top festivals and venues.
Among his numerous TV and radio appearances, Robbie was with Sir Tom Jones on Jools Holland’s Hootenanny BBC TV show on New Year’s Eve 2015 and Zucherro in 2016. As a long-term member of The Pretenders, Robbie played at Live Aid in 1985 and on UK hits Don’t Get Me Wrong, 2000 Miles, Thin Line Between Love and Hate, Middle of the Road, Hymn To Her, My Baby and US platinum selling albums Learning To Crawl and Get Close.
Robbie’s brilliance across a range of music, both on acoustic and electric guitar has made him one of the world’s most sought after session guitarists, playing on recordings by Talk Talk, Tears For Fears, Paul Young, Roger Daltrey, Mark Knopfler, Norah Jones, John Mayer, Paul McCartney, Louise Goffin, Cher, Eric Bibb, George Martin, Joe Cocker, Diane Tell, Luz Casal, Daryl Hall, Kirsty McColl, Mike and the Mechanics, Tori Amos, Zucherro and many more.
He continues to tour and record with many of the most famous names in music. Robbie is also a very talented multi instrumentalist as well as being a singer songwriter in his own right.
His band features Steve Smith keyboards and vocals, Steve Wilson bass and vocals, Pete Hope Evans harmonicas and Jew’s harps, Paul Beavis drums and Jody Linscott percussion, who between them have played with more names than it is possible to mention, but include: Medicine Head, The Waterboys, Thea Gilmore, Andy Summers, Go West, Sir Elton John, Santana, The Who, Robert Fripp, Leo Sayer, Rory Gallagher, Lisa Stansfield, Talk Talk, Carlene Carter, The Jones Gang, Mark Knopfler, Judie Tzuke, Sandi Thom and Andy Fairweather-Lowe.