“A Young Virtuoso”– Ken Bruce
‘Jaw-dropping’ – Guitar Player Magazine (US)
‘Astounding virtuosity’ – Gotye
‘What the hell is going on? It’s beautiful’ – James Valentine (Maroon 5)
Date: Thursday 17th Jan 2018
Mike Dawes is hailed as one of the world’s finest and most creative modern fingerstyle guitar performers, and this January, he is visiting DIME Denver for an exclusive masterclass with DIME’s students.
His acclaimed solo music has gained over 50 million hits on popular video sharing sites and since the release of his debut album in 2013 he has toured almost every continent on the planet, with an average of 150 concerts per year.
Extraordinary virtuosity meets Monty Python via a one-man rock show. Mike has recorded with and taught multiple grammy winning artists, appeared on film and TV soundtracks, released apps, written for the world’s best selling music magazines and in addition to his solo work, currently performs alongside and in support of the legendary frontman of The Moody Blues, Justin Hayward, the debut live DVD of which entered the US Billboard charts at #2.
Musicians including John Petrucci, Steve Vai, Gotye, Billy Sheehan and James Valentine (Maroon 5) have all spoken of their admiration towards Mike’s work.