Two-time Grammy nominee Tommy Emmanuel is on tour in the UK next month.

And his run includes a date at Sheffield City Hall on January 25.Tommy Emmanuel is one of Australia's most respected musicians. The legendary guitarist has a professional career that spans five decades and continues to intersect with some of the finest musicians throughout the world.A household name in his native Australia, Tommy has garnered hundreds of thousands of loyal fans worldwide.Tommy's unique style '“ he calls it simply 'finger style' '“ is akin to playing guitar the way a pianist plays piano, using all 10 fingers.Rather than using a whole band for melody, rhythm, bass, and drum parts, Tommy plays all that '“ and more '“ on one guitar.Guitar legend Chet Atkins was one of the first to inspire Emmanuel to try this '˜fingerpicker' style as a child.Decades later, Atkins himself became one of Tommy's biggest fans.Details for his Sheffield gig are at www.sheffieldcityhall.co.uk

Tuesday, 27th December 2016, 4:00 pm
Updated Thursday, 29th December 2016, 2:12 pm