Ken Nicol

Sep­tem­ber Fri­day 11th. NEW SOLO ALBUM LAUNCH at Walmer Bridge Vil­lage Hall near Pre­ston. Details to fol­low.
Ken to launch his new CD “Things”.
“‘Things’ shows Ken’s ver­sa­til­ity and bril­liant gui­tar play­ing, he cer­tainly ranks in the top 10 of acoustic gui­tar play­ers in this coun­try . The title track ‘Things’ with drums and bass is very rocky, humour on ‘The Jesus Army’, vir­tu­oso play­ing on ‘Cat­nip Rag’. It’s all there.” Richard Ellin, R2 magazine.

Ken Nicol is a gui­tarist, singer, song­writer and pro­ducer from Pre­ston, in Eng­land. His music cov­ers the spec­trum from blues to rock, and effort­lessly takes in folk, jazz, rag­time, bal­lads and more along the way.

Ken was a mem­ber of the leg­endary Albion Band from 1997 until Sep­tem­ber 2001 when he left in order to spend more time on other projects. In Decem­ber 2002, he suc­cess­fully joined forces with Steel­eye Span, work­ing with the band for eight years, most recently on their 2009 40th Anniver­sary Tour, vis­it­ing the USA and Aus­tralia. Dur­ing his time with Steel­eye he recorded four albums with the band: ‘They Called Her Baby­lon’, ‘Win­ter’, ‘Bloody Men’ and ‘Cogs, Wheels and Lovers’. Ken left the band in 2010.

As well as mak­ing and pro­duc­ing music, Ken has also worked with gui­tar mak­ers Fylde gui­tars to develop the Ken Nicol Sig­na­ture gui­tar. Beau­ti­fully con­structed from cedar and rose­wood, its incred­i­ble sound led to Acoustic Mag­a­zine giv­ing this gui­tar an unprece­dented 99% rating.

When he’s not tour­ing or writ­ing, he can be found pro­duc­ing projects of his own and other artists at his MVS Stu­dios in Pre­ston. On these pages you can read more about Ken and his music.

For enquiries about book­ing Ken Nicol, please con­tact Peter Gill at
Beyond Eter­nity Pro­mo­tions Ltd
Tel: (00)44(0)1242 587776