About Monty Swan

Monty Swan Live

Monty Swan’s solo show is engaging, energised and perfectly suited to the festival scene. His commercially crafted songs are chorus strong, powerful and draw on a variety of contemporary styles. We hope you agree that his biography, cited below, speaks for itself in terms of its quality and professionalism.  Compiled minus promo-hype, we invite you to read the following accreditation...  

 

RECORDED WITH THE FOLLOWING ARTISTS:
Martin Barre – Jethro Tull
Steve Stevens – Billy Idol Band
Ric Sanders – Fairport Convention
Jon Noyce – Gary Moore Band
Phil Johnston – Robert Plant Band
Kip Winger – Alice Cooper Band / Winger
Myke Gray - Skin
Ken Nicol – Steeleye Span
Robin Guy – Olly Murs
Marco Mendoza – Thin Lizzy / Whitesnake / The Cranberries
TM Stevens – James Brown / The Pretenders / Tina Turner
James LoMenzo – Black Label Society / Megadeth
Johnny Mars – Larry Carlton
Doyle Dykes
 

 

 

 

PERFORMED AS 'SPECIAL GUEST' & ‘OPENED’ FOR A CROSS-SELECTION OF ACTS INCLUDING:
Seth Lakeman
Thin Lizzy
Doctor Feelgood
The Levellers
Ben Howard
Steve Vai
Joe Bonamassa
Wishbone Ash
Turin Brakes
The Move
Nikko McBrain
Hayseed Dixie
Graham Bonnet
The Quireboys
Antonio Forcione
Lesley West/Mountain
John Sykes
Walter Trout
The Blockheads
Nine Below Zero
Albert Lee
Deacon Blue
Carl Palmer
Stone Gods
Nick Harper
Dave Mustaine
Jan Akkerman

 

 
STUDIO RECORDINGS PRODUCED BY:
Mark Tucker – Jethro Tull / Portishead / Fairport Convention / 3 Daft Monkeys
Eric Appapoulay – Daniel Beddingfeild / Duffy / Plan B
John Delf (Chief Engineer) – The Script / Lilly Allen / Plan B
 
Cassell the Beatmaker – Plan B / The Streets 
 

 

 

 

MAJOR UK VENUES PLAYED:
Birmingham NEC
London Earls Court
London Olympia
 
London Excel 
 

 

 

EXAMPLES OF REGIONAL THEATRES/VENUES PLAYED INCLUDING: 
Milton Keynes The Stables
Exeter Phoenix
The Marine - Lyme Regis
Sheffield 02
Regent Theatre – Ipswich
Fleece & Firkin – Bristol
The Roundhouse - London
Patti Pavilions – Swansea
Livewire – Plymouth
Gloucester Guildhall
Cheese & Grain - Frome
Rock City – Nottingham
Mama Stones – Exeter
Princes Theatre - Aldershot
The Point - Cardiff

 

 

MAINSTAGE & 'STAGE 2' PERFORMANCES AT UK FESTIVALS INCLUDING:
Beautiful Days
Bayside Olympic Festival
Acoustic Festival of Britain
Cambridge Rock Festival
Burnham Folk Festival
Guitar Nation
Rhythm Festival
Oxjam Festival
Dartmouth Festival
RIBFEST-Isle of Wight
NEC Music Live
Orange Festival
Newtfest
Acoustic Avalon
Avebury Rocks

 

 
RADIO AND INTERVIEWS PUBLISHED IN:
Live Sessions for BBC Radio
Radio Caroline
Regional Radio Stations
Overseas Networks in North America & Europe
Album plays on BBC Radio 2
Album Plays on Independent Radio Stations in UK & Abroad
 
Appearances on BBC TV, ITV & UK Entertainment Channel 
 

 

 

REVIEWS AND INTERVIEWS PUBLISHED IN:
NME
Classic Rock
Acoustic Magazine
24/7 Magazine
Eddie Trunk USA
Properganda Magazine
Gear Magazine
Classic Rock Society Magazine
Regional UK Newspapers & Journals plus On-line Magazines