Erja Lyytinen announces May 2020 UK Tour

Erja Lyytinen UK Tour 2020 poster
European Blues Award winner Erja Lyytinen returns to the UK in May 2020. The critically acclaimed Finnish slide-guitarist returns for a nationwide 8-date tour in 2020. 

Erja will perform joint headliner shows with Chantel McGregor at The 100 Club, London (May 2) and Brudenell Social Club in Leeds (May 3). She will also perform a joint headline shows with Bernard Allison at The Robin, Bilston (May 6) and The Stables, Milton Keynes (May 10). In addition to touring the UK, Erja will also be touring extensively throughout Europe, Canada and Australia in 2020.

Ranked #14 in Guitar World Magazine’s “30 Best Blues Guitarists Today”, Erja was invited to play in one of the biggest grassroots festivals in the world, Byron Bay Blues Festival in Australia, which attracts 100 000 visitors each year.

Erja’s biographical book “Blueskuningatar” (aka “Blues Queen“), initially released in Finnish in 2019, will be released in other languages further down the line.

Last year saw the release of her latest studio album “Another World”, via her own record label Tuohi Records. The album features guest performances from Sonny Landreth and Jennifer Batten.

“The song has a lot of meanings”, says Erja about the title track “Another World”. “It’s a love story. It´s a dream about loving somebody in another dimension, because it’s not possible in this world”.

Tickets are available here.

UK Tour Dates 2020:
Saturday 2 May - London, The 100 Club*
Sunday 3 May - Leeds, Brudenell Social Club"
Monday 4 May - Liverpool, Phase One
Wednesday 6 May - Bilston, The Robin**
Thursday 7 May - Edinburgh, Bannerman’s
Friday 8 May - Kinross, The Green Hotel
Saturday 9 May - Derby, The Flowerpot
Sunday 10 May - Milton Keynes, The Stables**
*(Chantel McGregor)
**(Bernard Allison)