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Chantel Mcgregor in Otley

Chantel Mcgregor
Otley Courthouse, Otley
Saturday 15th September 2018, £14.00

The Blues came calling first, but rock was always waiting around the corner. Well it would be, wouldn’t it? Coming from the deep south, it was inevitable, but living in the deep south of Bradford, there’s a gritty hard edge to life!  A female guitar prodigy, Chantel was told by a major label that she had a "great voice, but girls don't play guitar like that!" Wisely ignoring their comments, she enrolled at the Leeds College of Music and became the first student in the college’s history, to achieve a 100% pass mark at BTEC, with 18 distinctions.   After years of touring and festival appearances, Chantel returned with a vengeance with ten new songs that not only salutes contemporary rock, but shows her gradual transition from conventional Blues to a harder, bigger and bolder rock sound.  Come along and support one of our most talented local artists, for a night of acoustic blues music from one of the UK’s rising stars.  

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