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JEREMY BARNES

Jeremy performs on Sunday August 4th at 1.15pm on the Marsh Whammy Bar stage

Jeremy will also take part in a Meet the Players session on Saturday August 3rd at 11.30 am at Cafe Corner, ground floor

Jeremy has had a profile on the world stage for some years now as one the most technically terrifying guitarists around. He has appeared in several guitar magazines both here and in the US (coming in equal 3rd in the US Guitar World edition of the 50 Fastest guitarists of all time)and has headlined more guitar festivals and played on more albums that can be named in the space available here including artists Thomas Lang, The Fractured Dimension, Marco Minneman, Pete Drummond, The Atomic Beau Project, US fusion heavyweight Eddie Kohen and many more. He has also released his own critically acclaimed instrumental guitar album ON.

He has played with some of the biggest names in Australia including Brett Garsed, Christine Anu, Rick Price, Troy Kemp (who he is currently recording and touring with), Jay Lagaia, Sheppard and many more and in addition currently playes with some of the best musicians in the world Including Thomas Lang  (world renowned drummer), Dan Veall (legendary UK bass guitarist, Jimmy Pitts (US keyboard wizard), Hannes Grossman (German metal drum legend), Fountainhead (European progressive guitarist) and Marco Minnemann (drummer for Joe Satriani and the Aristocrats)to name just a few. He is also an international endorsee and touring clinician for Godin guitars, Blackstar Amplifiers, Positive Grid and Zoom. As an instructor, Jeremy travels giving sold out masterclasses focusing on developing technique.

 In 2019 Jeremy will be releasing a range of new music including a new solo album, new music with Thomas Lang (possible Europe/Asia tour later in the year), Pete Drummond and his own progressive band Arc Evolution as well as touring with his trio playing music written for that project and is looking forward to seeing everyone on the road.