Building A Guitar Revolution Part 4: We did it!

So, The Guitar Revolution tour has come to an end. After an over subsribed launch at the London Olympia in september 2016, we took the concept on the road in early 2017. Visiting 7 Cities across the UK, bringing together hundreds of players to form our epic pop-up guitar Orchestra’s to play the piece Guitar Revolution.

A huge and heartfelt thank you to Martin Guitars for powering us and making it possible. All the amazing and world class guest acts who played such inspirational sets and put so much effort into reaching out into the wider community. The players who joined us and ultimately made the magic happen and of course all the audience memebers who helped create such amazing atmospheres at the shows… there is so many more, you know who you are, thank you. :)

Below you can enjoy a few live video’s of our performances and more…

 

This slideshow requires JavaScript.

Guitar Revolution Tour Dates Announced

Guitar Revolution is going on tour. Proudly powered by Martin Guitars. This is the first leg of the tour and each show will feature a performance from an inspirational guest act, The Chris Woods Groove Orchestra and a performance of Guitar Revolution, which you can take part in. Click on the poster to find out more….
gr-tour-poster-web-small

Guitar Revolution Set for 2017 Tour

The launch of Guitar Revolution was simply amazing. We were overwhelmed by support and the numbers of people taking part. So much so that plans are being put in place for a 2017 tour. Want to take part? Want to get involved? Get in touch via the contact page or join the mailing list here.



 or you can find out more about Guitar Revolution  here

Guitar Revolution

Guitar Revolution is a piece of music made up of four parts, for an infinite number of guitars. The parts range in difficulty from very simple to complex. You can learn the piece here for free, and then join us on the 10th of September at The London Acoustic Show to rehearse it and perform with The Chris Woods Groove Orchestra – everyone is welcome! click here for Tabs and much more

New Single Release – The Chris Woods Groove Orchestra

The release of two new singles from ‘The Chris Woods Groove Orchestra’. Edinburgh and The Chine, are two exeptional pieces of music, featuring Hang Drum from Matt Calder, Tabla from Harkiret Singh Bahra and Double Bass from Lukas Drinkwater. The video for Edinburgh is already live and of course you can download or stream the new singles now… from Spotify and Itunes..

There will be various performances this summer from the orchestra, including Larmer Tree Festival and the Acoustic Festival of Britain, stay in touch to see more dates :)


New Album – 48 Hour Atlas

‘A brilliantly brooding neo-minimalist masterpiece, written and recorded in 48 hours.
The new ground breaking album #48HourAtlas from guitarists Chris Woods Groove and will Mcnicol’

Chris’ latest release. Available now from the usual places; you can catch a full live video from each track being released on social media every Monday throughout September and October.

Candyrat Records release – RED ROOM

Check out Chris’ latest Candyrat video… this times it’s a collaboration with Jon Hart. The video recieved tens of thousands of views within 24hr’s of being released, have a listen to hear why. For all the guitarists out there; Chris is using an OCD Overdive pedal on his acoustic guitar. He is currently out on the road, touring as a soloist and as ‘The Chris Woods Groove Orchestra’ make sure you check out his tour dates so you can see even more new and unreleased material.

‘The Chris Woods Groove Orchestra’

Chris has launched two singles from ‘The Chris Woods Groove Orchestra’ which are available to download from iTunes etc and to stream from Spotify and more… The album is nearly there and over the coming months there will be opportunities to see chris perform as ‘The Chris Woods Groove Orchestra’. The first chance will be on the 3rd of May at The London Guitar Night, where Chris will be joined by Tabla player Harkiret Singh Bhara. Get your tickets here