Tony Butler

Biography

As a bass guitarist Tony Butler has spent a lot of his musical life being a session musician (the majority of that with his long friend and frequent collaborator drummer Mark Brzezicki).

Tony has had the privilege of working with such notables as Lenny Henry, the late Radio One rock DJ Tommy Vance, The Pretenders, Nils Lofgren, Pete Townshend and Roger Daltrey to name a few; but is perhaps best known as the founding bassist for Big Country.

In 2018 Tony released his solo album My Time.


Tony Butler will be giving a clinic where he will talk about being a bass guitarist rather than a bassist, and his unique pick playing style. Accompanied on the drums by Joe Bradley he will also perform a few bass-lines from Big Country and his own Solo work.