Highly regarded as one of the finest guitarists in the UK, receiving several local and nationwide awards, Merseyside’s Gary Murphy has been performing throughout the UK and Europe as a solo artist and with his award winning band..
Gary has written several albums of original material including the award winning ‘Here Comes the Rain’, and ‘Dangerous’. Gary’s performances offer a diverse style of guitar classics and own material, on both electric and acoustic guitar.
Gary has performed and produced many concerts which have been performed at the Liverpool Empire, Liverpool Philharmonic Theatre, Liverpool Echo Arena, Pacific Road Arts Theatre, Floral Pavilion Theatre, and Liverpool Epstein Theatre.
Gary Murphy had the honour of becoming an ambassador for The Guitar Festival in 2008. He has appeared on television many times promoting the guitar festival, performing with Focus’ Jan Ackerman and Albert Lee.
Gary has also performed guitar master classes at Liverpool’s Institution of Performing Arts (LIPA).
Gary Murphy is currently a resident artist in the World-Famous Cavern Club in Liverpool; and continues to perform regularly in venues throughout the UK including as a solo artist, with a live band, and in large scale productions including his Guitar Legends concerts which have been performed in theatres throughout the UK.
Artists Gary has worked with
Albert Lee (A Flock of Seagulls)
Albie Donnelly and Supercharge
Cannon & Ball
Dave Berry and The Cruisers
Frankie Connor / Ozy Yue (The Hideaways)
James Burton (Elvis)
Jan Ackerman (Focus)
Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra
Liz McLarnon (Atomic Kitten)
Mel C (Spice Girls)
Mike McCartney (The Scaffold)
Mike Pender & The Searchers
Pete Best (The Beatles)
Ray Ennis & The Swinging Blue Jeans
Rick Vito (Fleetwood Mac)
Roy Chubby Brown
Up and Running
The Ultimate Tribute to Gerry Marsden & The Swinging Sixties
Performed by Gary Murphy and his multi-talented band. I LIKE IT is the ultimate Swingin’ 60s show featuring the greatest hits of Gerry & The Pacemakers, including Ferry Cross The Mersey, How Do You Do It, You’ll Never Walk Alone and of course I Like It. Along with hit songs from The Beatles, Paul McCartney, The Searchers, The Merseybeats, The Swingin’ Blue Jeans, The Hollies and the Small Faces. Plus many more classic 60s hits and each show will feature an original Merseybeat special guest.
Thursday 16th March 2023
A tribute to Mark Knopfler and Dire Straits
Cavern Club Live Lounge, Liverpool TICKETS
Saturday 10 June 2023 Guitar Legends
Liverpool Epstein Theatre, Liverpool
Tel: 0344 736 0151 TICKETS
Tuesday 25th July 2023 I Like It – 60’s show
Stafford Gatehouse Theatre, Stafford
Tel: 01785 619080 TICKETS
Saturday 12th August 2023 Music & Laughter – with Special Guests Ricky Tomlinson and Sean Styles
Floral Pavilion Theatre, New Brighton
Tel: 0151 666 0000 TICKETS
Friday 8th September 2023 I Like It – 60’s show
St Helens Theatre Royal, St. Helens
Tel: 01744 756 000 TICKETS