Guitarist hits Belper

an AMERICAN musician who won praise from legendary radio DJ Bob Harris is coming to Belper as part of a UK tour.

Guitarist Walter Strauss, who is described as playing acoustic roots music with amazing interpretations of exotic world music, is playing at BelperMusicArts at The Queens Head, Belper, this Friday, June 3.

His album, Pulling Shadows, was acclaimed by Harris, who said: “What a lovely album it is.”

And Roots magazine has described Walter, who hails from California, as “class”.

Before embarking on his solo career, Walter had spent more than 15 years playing at festivals and shows throughout the United States, Canada, and Ireland.