Charlie Bedford is an 18-year-old guitarist/vocalist from Melbourne.
While a young artist Charlie has journeyed to the USA in 2017, ‘18 & ‘19 to perform at the International Blues Challenge – Youth Showcase in Memphis, representing the Melbourne Blues Appreciation Society, as well as playing in both Nashville & Muscle Shoals.
Home in Australia Charlie has played with & been mentored by some of the biggest names in our local scene, artists such as; Geoff Achison, Jimi Hocking, Russell Morris & Lloyd Spiegel to name a few. His latest release “9,500 Miles To Memphis” has been getting some great feedback & charted at #4 on the Australian Blues & Roots Airplay Charts.
He has had the honour of performing on stage in the USA with band members from great acts such as BB King, Albert Collins, Ray Charles, Bonnie Raitt, & Wilson Pickett.
Charlie began playing in bars & clubs at 12 years of age & now works as a full-time musician. He performs regularly as a solo artist, fronting his Band or playing guitar in both The Great Unknown & Hey Gringo.
Charlie is a fresh act on the scene, representing the next generation.
He’ll get your feet tapping & leave a smile on your face!
You can visit his Facebook page HERE