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A genuine one man band playing drums, guitar harmonica and singing live and simultaneously. A unique act that delivers modern alternative blues and raucous rock and roll.
Andy honed his craft playing in pubs and clubs from the age of 12. Inspired by blues greats such as Muddy Waters, John Lee Hooker and R.L Burnside, he developed his one man band sound. He became a professional musician, gigging at venues including the famous Jazz Café, Blues Kitchen, and 100 Club in London. Andy has played at Theatres and festivals all over the country including the Great British Rock and Blues Festival in Skegness, The Ealing Blues Festival and the Brighton Fringe Festival. He has been interviewed on a many radio stations including London’s Resonance 104.4 FM and has been featured in ‘Blues in Britain’ and ‘Blues Matters’ Magazines. In 2014, he was interviewed and performed on the BBC THREE mini documentary 'Living The Dream'. Andy clocked up notable support appearances in 2014, including for US acts Moreland & Arbuckle and Bob Log III, and made his overseas debut at La Fête De La Musique in Paris, with a subsequent tour of Spain in October. In 2015, Andy toured Indonesia and has gigs scheduled for later in the year in France, Spain, and the Netherlands. January 2015 saw the release of the 'KrossBorder Records - Best Of British Blues' compilation album which featured Andy's song 'I Eat Pot Noodle With a Plastic Fork'.
Winner of the 2013 WRC Blues Award for Best Acoustic Act
"The master of the one man band...a first class musician and songwriter”
Blues in Britain Magazine
"The audience realised that they were in the presence of a real entertainer, a provider of a
refreshing blast of new Blues"
Blues Matters Magazine
"Andy Twyman is a one man 100% genuine blues boogie machine...like John Lee Hooker on
acid with a touch of the clash thrown in"
Blog of the Blues
Click HERE For a Link to The Blues In Britain Article and Review on ‘Blues You Haven’t Heard Before’ (May 2014)
Click HERE for a link to a full 2 page Blues Matters article (October 2012)