||Penelope's links page....
And a long overdue page it is
www.soniadf.com - I toured with SONiA in March '04 - stunning songwriter.
www.emberswift.com - great Canadian political songwriter
www.malwebb.com - Bass player in Totally Gourdgeous and one of the most scarily talented people in the world. I'm not joking.
www.andrewclermont.com.au - Fiddle/Mandolin/Guitar whiz, plays in Totally Gourdgeous - the man's a monster.
www.fredsmith.com.au one of Austrlia's finest
www.krisdemeanor.com - Another great Canuck
www.chantalvitalis.com - and yet another one - Chantal also plays lead guitar for Kris Demeanor and does an damn fine job, too!
www.waynegillespie.com - Lovely songwriter originally hailing form New Zealand - now living in Sydney
http://www.ryanleslie.com Ryan Leslie and Usher - Partners in R&B Crime!!! Website dedicated to recording artists Usher & Ryan Leslie who are collaborating for an effort to produce new smashing R&B hits.
Don't buy a mass-produced guitar from a shop - even a top name one. Go to an independent luthier. You'll get a unique instrument tailor-made to your needs that's just as good if not better for a comparable price. keep the art of making hand-crafted guitars alive!
www.jackspiraguitars.com - I play Jacks' instruments almost exclusively - he's also the man who taught me how to make guitars and helped a lot with the Totally Gourdgeous Instruments. Great guitars, Mandolins amd Bouzoukis, beautiful hand-made rosettes and purfling
www.dandubowski.com - Another fine Australian Guitar maker
Joe Gallacher - fine guitars especially suited to country/bluegrass styles
Sites of Interest:
If you're looking for some other great acoustic/roots artists playing in your area, have a squiz at www.tradmusic.com a great gig guide with gigs all over the world, run by really nice people.
SA Blues Society http://www.sablues.org/ good articles and reviews