Young British guitarists Mikhail Asanovic and Jake Wright, together known as The Showhawk Duo, have dazzled audiences worldwide with their spectacular approach to playing the guitar. Their playing style has broken down barriers between acoustic and electronic music. They have re-thought traditional musical structure creating their own all-encompassing genre. Whether Playing old-school trance classics or modern funky house, their live show knows no boundaries and will leave you amazed.
Mik is a classically trained guitarist having studied at Manchester's RNCM. Jake is an electric junkie and grew up playing in rock and metal bands. Mik's classical foundation shines through in the music with Jake's raw percussive approach always keeping the crowd moving. Together they create a truly unique and impressive sound, and have turned many "acoustic" nights into a thumping rave.
Together, they started out as buskers and have since gone on to play all over the globe. They have performed at most of the UK's large festivals including Glastonbury, Secret Garden Party, Kendal Calling, Bournemouth 7's, and Electric Picnic. They have had sell-out shows at Edinburgh Fringe, and had numerous radio broadcasts for BBC. International performances include shows in the seychelles, club tours in Spain, Switzerland and the Netherlands and a residency at Pacha in Ibiza. this dazzling duo are sure to rock your socks off.
Elwood is a professional 3-piece band based in Central Scotland with over 20 years combined experience in the live entertainment industry. With an extensive set list ranging from rock ‘n’ roll, classic disco and motown to heavy rock, blues and contemporary floor-fillers.
Event: The ShowHawk Duo, The Micro Band, Elwood
Date: Friday 19th August 2016
Venue: Whistle Binkies
Time : 19:00 - 05:00