In under 2 years, RedGap have already made a big impact on the music scene.
The band – consisting of core members Barry and Val Nelson and Joanna Earner formed to play the Big Wheel Blue Festival on the Isle of Man 2008, and have since headlined the Lancaster Music Festival 2009 and the Canary Islands Festival in La Gomera in Jan 2010. They toured Cornwall Easter 2010 and completed a Nationwide UK Spring Tour with CMEAS Artists in May 2010, and supported China Crisis June 17th & Spandau Ballet at the IOM Bay Festival on June 19th 2010. RedGap were also selected to receive a Promotional Package from Deuce Management & Promotions, London. They also played at Big Wheel Blues Festival on 2nd May, 2010 and 2011 in the IOM. July 3rd 2011 they were one of the headlining bands at the Garden Party Festival supporting Davy Knowles who got up and played with the band before his headline slot. RedGap are playing at the Isle of Man Tynwald Day celebrations at Cooil Y Ree Tues 5th July and at Mannifest in August. Many more dates, tours and festivals in 2012 and Album no 2 Due to be released July. Please join the fanlist and buy tracks online from all major stores.
The band come under the Acoustic Soul/Latin Pop categories, supporting acoustic and electric guitars, bass, percussion and four-part melodic harmony vocals. RedGap session in guitarists and percussion players to augment their sound. Past sessionists include Allesandro Spadoni, guitar, Adam Cubbon, Guitar, Lee Meier, guitar, Hannah Layhe, Drums & percussion, and currently they session Aaron Roberts on percussion. All superb musicians in their own right.
RedGap members are all experienced musicians and have played in various line-ups over the years. They have the passion and the drive to succeed and are currently writing album number 2 due for release in 2011.