Derek Gripper

Derek Gripper wins at the Songlines Music Awards

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A huge congratulations to one of our upcoming music acts, South African guitarist Derek Gripper, who has won Best Artist in the African and Middle East category at the Songlines Music Awards

The awards, voted by Songlines contributors, readers and the general public, celebrate and acknowledge the wealth of musical talent from around the world reviewed in Songlines. There are nine categories in total, five based on the geographical regions in the CD reviews section of Songlines – Africa & Middle East, Americas, Europe, Asia & South Pacific and Fusion – as well as Best Artist, Best Group, Newcomer and World Pioneer awards.

Watch Derek in action

You can see this award-winning musician play at The Forge, Fri 16 Jun. 

Tickets can be booked online or by calling 01256 844244.

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