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Stevie Nimmo
Date: 14th April 2018
Details:  A Citadel 30th Anniversary Event

Stevie Nimmo has been successfully recording and touring for the last two decades.

Born and raised in Glasgow, Scotland there was always music around as Stevie grew up. Stevie never had any guitar or singing lessons but throughout the family there were plenty of people who sang or played some kind of instrument to learn from.

After a diagnosis of cancer in 2009 and subsequent surgery resulting in the loss of his voice for over 2 months, Stevie, now living in France, was forced to ease back on his touring schedule with The Nimmo Brothers spending some months in recovery following this major operation. During this period, focusing on the style of music Stevie listens to ’off the park’, he wrote the songs that now make up The Wynds of Life. For Stevie song writing isn’t something that you plan, it’s something that you need to do. As Stevie says; “When you have that something inside you, that feeling be it happy or sad, you just have to let it out. It’s an extremely emotional process and my only way to do that is through song”.

In January 2010 Stevie recorded his first solo album The Wynds of Life at The Zone recording Studios outside Austin, Texas with an A-list of Austin’s finest musicians. Michael Ramos – Keys, George Reiff – Bass, Lloyd Maines – Steel Guitars, Pat Manske – Drums, and as a special guest guitarist David Lee Holt from Storyville. George, Lloyd and Pat are also featured on the current Courtyard Hounds release.

Fleshed out with pedal steel, banjo, accordion, B3 and Wurlitzer, amongst other instruments, The Wynds of Life falls just as easily under the Americana banner with its roots, country and gospel influences as it does in Stevie’s more familiar blues setting.

Stevie’s second album was released on Manhaton Records on 4th March 2016 and has gone on to garner reviews including ‘Blues album of the Year’
In 2016 Stevie was also nominated at the British Blues Awards for ‘Best Male Vocalist’, ‘Best Guitarist’ and ‘Best Songwriter’ with The Nimmo Brothers nominated in ‘Best Blues Band’

‘Man that guy can sing!’ David Grissom (storyville)
‘Stevie’s voice is at times gritty, other times emotional but all times perfection!’ Maverick magazine
‘Stevie possesses a great depth to his work. He has come through with an album befitting those lending support and that pretty much says it all.’
‘Muscle Shoals at its peak would be proud of having recorded this track!’ Flyinshoes review

Under 18s must be accompanied by an adult and seated on the balcony.

Doors: 7:30pm

£12 ADV/£14 OTD

For further information and to book tickets, please contact box office on 01744 735436 or email us at info@citadel.org.uk

You can also book online by visiting our website at www.citadel.org.

Venue:  The Citadel
Waterloo Street
St Helens
WA10 1PX
Website:  Click to visit

Arena
Date: 20th April 2018
Details:  A Citadel 30th Anniversary Event

The Classic Rock Society are pleased to announce the long-awaited return of prog-rock legends ARENA to the Citadel stage. Formed back in 1995 by ex-Marillion drummer Mick Pointer and keyboard virtuoso Clive Nolan, they were joined two years later by John Mitchell on guitar, forming the trio which is still at the heart of the band to this day, now joined by vocalist Paul Manzi and bassist Kylan Amos. A string of top quality albums have followed since then. The band have a new album due out for the tour, entitled Double Vision, and will also be celebrating the 20th anniversary of their classic 1997 album The Visitor. To reflect this, the band will be playing an extended set with no support, during which they will be playing The Visitor in its entirety! Don’t delay, this is bound to be in hot demand!

Under 18's must be accompanied by an adult and seated on the balcony.

Doors: 7:30pm

£25

For further information and to book tickets, please contact box office on 01744 735436 or email us at info@citadel.org.uk

You can also book online by visiting our website at www.citadel.org.uk
Venue:  The Citadel
Waterloo Street
St Helens
WA10 1PX
Website:  Click to visit

 
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