'Blues and Folk singer of some might .....great singer and songwriter'
MIKE HARDING -BBC Radio 2
‘Impressive slide guitar playing from West Country bluesman whose work bears comparison with early Ry Cooder…’
'Decent folk and blues. Loads of slide guitar, raw vocal.'
If like me, you enjoy early period Ry Cooder, this collection by the very versatile Rick Payne will suit you.'
THE BLUES CONNECTION
'One of the west country's finest musicians.'
BBC RADIO BRISTOL
‘The guitar playing is simply amazing, it expresses such emotion you have to sit back in awe…’
R & B MAGAZINE
'Rick is coolness personified in his presentation of fine acoustic blues guitar....'
BLUES MATTERS MAGAZINE
'We're very pleased with the advanced ticket sales'
FOREST ARTS CENTRE
We've never sold anything like that many tickets for a music concert before'
BOWEN WEST THEATRE, BEDFORD
Phenominal guitar...tremendous audience response ...can we have him back'
QUAY THEATRE - SUDBURY
'Rick was a great success....'
OLD TOWN HALL ARTS CENTRE -HEMEL HEMPSTEAD
Reviewers have described his sound as: heart wrenching and passionate, delicate and scorching, seriously brilliant, totally absorbing and spellbindingly evocative with raw and fiery vocals to match.‘Held this sell out audience spellbound from start to finish…’
SPALDING BLUES CLUB
'Rick is possibly the most talented and varied guitarist in the UK'
HOOKER BLUES CLUB
'Slide guitar excellence'
GREAT BRITISH R&B FESTIVAL - COLNE
'Highlight of the festival'
TORBAY ARTS AND EVENTS CO-ORDINATOR
'I could tell this guy was good as soon as he plugged in ....he's the real deal'