Guitarists Gordon Giltrap and John Etheridge team up for UK tour

Gordon Giltrap & John Etheridge
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UK guitarists Gordon Giltrap and Soft Machine's John Etheridge have announced a joint UK tour, their 2 Parts Guitar tour, for May.

The 12--date tour will see the two respected guitarists starting in Shoreham on May 2 and running all the way through to a finale at London's The Pleasantry in Chelsea on May 25.

Soft Machine released their twelfth studio album Other Doors last August. Giltrap released Scattered Chapters, a collaboration with keyboard player Paul Ward (who also worked with Giltrap on 2017's The Last Of England) back in 2022.

"I am so looking forward to sharing the stage with my dear friend John Etheridge this coming May," says Giltrap. "The dates are on my website and on the poster. It will be so good to see you at one of the shows."

Gordon Giltrap and John Etheridge 2 Part Guitar tour dates:
May 2: Shoreham Ropetackle
May 3: Portsmouth Guildhall Lens Studio
May 4: Corsham Pound Arts Centre
May 5: Shrewsbury Theatre Severn
May 10: Settle Victoria Hall
May 14: Henley-On-Thames The Crooked Billet
May 16: Selby Town Hall
May 17: Liverpool Philharmonic Music Room
May 18: Glusburn Institute Community & Arts Centre
May 19: Sheffield Greystones
May 23: Bury The Met
May 25: London The Pheasantry

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Gordon Giltrap & John Etheridge

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Jerry Ewing

Writer and broadcaster Jerry Ewing is the Editor of Prog Magazine which he founded for Future Publishing in 2009. He grew up in Sydney and began his writing career in London for Metal Forces magazine in 1989. He has since written for Metal Hammer, Maxim, Vox, Stuff and Bizarre magazines, among others. He created and edited Classic Rock Magazine for Dennis Publishing in 1998 and is the author of a variety of books on both music and sport, including Wonderous Stories; A Journey Through The Landscape Of Progressive Rock.