Paramount Bristol presents An Evening with Joanne Shaw Taylor Special Guest Matt Smile$15-20 plus applicable taxes and fees / Members save $6 per ticket
Joanne Shaw Taylor has already established herself as the UK’s #1 star of the blues-rock world. Her fiery guitar chops, powerful voice and a natural gift for songwriting have helped propel an impressive touring career with a growing worldwide fanbase. At 16, Joanne was discovered by The Eurythmics’ co-founder Dave Stewart, and artists such as Derek Trucks/Susan Tedeschi and blues legend John Mayall have marveled at her talents. Catch the queen of blues-rock at Paramount Bristol before she heads out on tour with the Allman Betts Band this fall.
"Who said white gals can’t play guitar? Killer licks, soaring solos and heart-wrenching vocals."
– The Sunday Times
"An exceptional talent, her formidable guitar playing and stunning soulful vocals are there for us all to adore when seen live. What makes her a cut above all the rest is her superb and heartfelt songwriting."
– Planet Rock Radio
“...a superstar in waiting!”
– Joe Bonamassa
Matt Smile is a multi-instrumentalist and co-founder of Bristol faves — THE BUDDZ — whose single release “Bring Me Down” has reached over 1.1 million streams on YouTube.