GUS MUNRO is one of the hidden gems of Scotland’s thriving music scene; the singer songwriter has been creating waves in his hometown of Glasgow. Combining his love of Scottish traditional music and his passion for the blues, his sound is often been described as Scottish-folk-blues. His song writing manages to retain the feel and emotional expression of the deep-rooted blues, while pushing through his Scottish roots in a modern context.
The emotional depth of his music often displays a real sense of vulnerability. He is an artist who is not afraid to show his emotions and convey them through his music. His singing and song writing are complimented by his imaginative and melodic slide guitar work, which adds to the emotional impact of his live performance. He is gaining a reputation as a unique talent. A genuine warm and engaging performer, Gus will draw you into his world and compel you to listen.
GIGS & TOURING
Gus has been on a relentless touring schedule and is steadily building a loyal fan base. With over 1000 live shows under his belt, he has performed at an array of festivals such as Le Blues Du Zinc Festival in France, Colne and Maryport Blues Festivals, Lancaster Music Festival and The Isle of Bute Jazz Festival. In the last few years Gus has completed three European tours, playing a variety of shows across France, Belgium and Germany, receiving fantastic reactions from audiences, venues and promoters alike.
“Unique talent, sounds like his DNA has been mixed with Jeff Buckley and Jack White, will shake you to the core. Not to be missed"
Michel Preumont - Rock Tagg City, Brussels.
"Gus is an exciting live performer his emotion will pull at your every heart string, an uplifting experience"
Duncan Beatie-Blues Matters
"Scotland seems to breed a lot of passionate players. Gus Munro has that same passion and energy in abundance"
Alan Nimmo - King King
“The Super Slidefest Hill Country Blues Tune, "Fever" (Gus Munro), you will certainly be either glued to your chair or the dance floor, unable to really think of anything but the great tune flying out of your Stereo. ”
John Vermilyea - Blues Underground Network