Indie, Pop, Roots
john butler, Ash Grunwald, Harry Manx, ben harper, jeff lang
Andrew Winton - vocals, acoustic, lap slide, dobro, Wintonbeast and Lucky 13 double neck 13 string lap guitar, stompbox, bass/drums on recordings; Karen Winton - backing vocals and percussion
Multi award-winning songwriter and lap slide specialist Andrew Winton shows you how a cypress tree root from Alabama became the Lucky 13 double-neck, 13-string lap monster, in his innovative and captivating display of acoustic music, suburban songstories and vocal mayhem! Andrew is known for his on-stage warmth, humour, and stellar musicianship. He is also recognised for his diverse musical styles with influences ranging through blues & roots, folk, jazz, gospel, funk & country/bluegrass. Andrew continues to attract audiences overseas and at home with his incredible lap slide playing and unique collaborative instrument designs. Andrew has toured Australia & internationally numerous times, and was named the Australian Songwriter of the Year 2012 by the Australian Songwriter’s Association in conjunction with APRA.
"He is a sublime stylist" (Sydney Morning Herald)
"Andrew Winton has been recognised, both here and overseas, as one of this country's finest lap-slide guitarists" (Sydney Morning Herald)
"Winton is a wizard on the lap-steel." (Rhythms Magazine)