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John „Broadway” Tucker again in Poland !!!

21.06. – Legnica [ klub ‚Spiż’ ] 22.06. – Lubin [plener] 23.06. – Domecko [stary dom] 24.06. – Tychy [plener] 27.06. – Zabkowice [ZOK] 28.06. – LEGNICA [SPIŻ] 29.06. – Gniezno [‚Pod Piatka’] 30.06. – Walbrzych [ ‚9 fala’ ] 1.07. – Bogatynia [ BOK] 4.07. – Skierniewice [Polonia] 5.07. – Otwock – Hefajstos 6.07. […]

BBC News informs:

Almost 2,000 musicians have gathered in the Polish city of Wroclaw to play a rock anthem by Jimi Hendrix. The guitarists were aiming to set a new Guinness World Record by gathering 1,881 guitarists in the city’s market square to play Hey Joe. ……… it was the biggest guitar ensemble in recorded history, though Guinness […]

„Thanks Jimi Festival” 1st of May – WORLD GUITAR DAY !!!

„With the power of soul, anything is possible” – J. Hendrix GUITARISTS OF ALL COUNTRIES UNITE!!!         Founded in 2003 by Polish guitarist Leszek Cichonski, the „Thanks Jimi Festival” has taken place annually in the Rynek (Old Town Square) of the beautiful medieval city of Wroclaw, Poland. The „Thanks Jimi Festival” has grown into the largest […]

Leszek Cichonski at the Monterey Bay Blues Festival

After good reviews that the latest album „Come Together – Live” that Leszek Cichonski recorded with John „Broadway” Tucker and Wojciech Karolak received across the Ocean, the Polish musicians got a preliminary proposition followed by an official invitation to the Monterey Bay Blues Festival – the venue which used to host Jimi Hendrix and Janis […]

Thanks Jimi Festival – a tribute to Hendrix

  1581 guitars played Jimi Hendrix’s blues-rock hit ‚Hey Joe’ at the Old Town Square in Wroclaw, Poland, on the 1st of may 2006, last week. This event sets a new Guinness’ World Record for the largest number of guitars simultaneously playing the same song. This was the fourth attempt: last year 1201 guitars participated […]

The First of May – Guitar Day

In May 2005, 1201 guitarists gathered in Wroclaw’s historic Old Town Square to play Hendrix’s songs together, with an estimated 15.000 additional observers in the audience. This time we’re meeting each other on May 1st 2006 on Wroclaw’s Market Place in the city centre. It´s gonna be our 4th attempt to beat the Guitar Guinness […]

Concerts – France, Netherlands, Germany !!!

Leszek Cichoński will play eleven concerts during his european tour. Besides the „Jimi & Rory” festival in Lens, our blues-rock quartet will play at the Blues Sur le Zinc Festival in Beauvais – the biggest blues show in France. Mfa Kera (voc.) and Mike Russel (guit.) are going to join Leszek at the berlin show […]

New Tour in France

{rokbox}images/stories/news/francjakoncert_big.jpg{/rokbox} Leszek Cichonski will play in France in March – see: http://perso.numericable.fr/~blues/intro_company.html. It will be a special concert on 4th of March in a club where Jimi Hendrix had started his French Tour in 5th of March 1967. The Concert is a tribute to Hendrix and Rory Gallagher . It will be a guitar top […]

Leszek Cichoński SINGS!!!

Those who were at Thanks Jimi Festival’05 may not be surprised, but the rest will be for sure! After all it’s hardly possible for someone who has only played the guitar for nearly 25 years to suddenly start singing!!! AND YET HE DID IT 🙂 „A JEDNAK” 🙂 listen to Johnny Winter’s composition – Leland […]

Leszek Cichoński will play as a guest on a part of a tour with Bulldog Gravy…

Bulldog Gravy is a post industrial jug band playing country blues of the 21st century. Their music proves that blues – even nearly acoustic blues – can be still played in an innovative and exciting way. What’s interesting is the instrumentation used by the bluesmen. On the stage, besides overdrive harp, and electric and acoustic […]

New album of John Tucker and Leszek Cichoński is on sale now!

  „Come Together – Live” is a live record of Tucker and Cichoński featuring Wojciech Karolak. It is a feast for fans of Hammond, the sound of Leszek’s guitar and the brilliant voice of John Tucker. The album includes blues standards, and the title piece „Come Together” and „Unchain My Heart” – worldwide hits in […]