Alan Frew is a singer songwriter and guitarist from Prestwick in Ayrshire, Scotland just 5 miles from the famous Burns cottage in Alloway.
Alan grew up listening to all forms of grassroots music adopting many genres from Bossa jazz to country blues and Americana into his own tangible style. Citing his father Ian Frew along with John Martyn and Joao Gilberto as influences Alan produced his debut album ‘Go Easy’ in 2010 to wide acclaim. Since beginning a songwriting career and during his time playing with local bands Alan opened for Scottish acts Paolo Nutini and Texas before going solo and playing supports to king of country guitar Albert Lee, folk legend Sharon Shannon and jazz virtuoso Martin Taylor.
In 2013 Alan was asked to play and sing with the Rafferty Family as part of the Gerry Rafferty tribute at Glasgow’s Royal Concert Hall. The show included performances by The Proclaimers, Jack Bruce and Ron Sexmith and sold out on the first day.
Alan has over 150 shows this year in Scotland and Europe, performing songs from a brand new album set for release in 2017
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