Iconic guitarist, songwriter, vocalist and 3-time Grammy-award-winner BRIAN SETZER is a “Musician’s Musician” credited with continually taking chances with innovative and daring musical styles. Setzer is widely credited for taking two forgotten genres, rockabilly and swing, adding his own blend of gunpowder and rockin style, and completely reinventing and single-handedly resurrecting them in the process. Along the way, he has scored chart-topping hits, sold 13 million records and received the Orville H. Gibson Lifetime Achievement Award throughout his decorated career as founder/leader of the Stray Cats, his 19-piece Brian Setzer Orchestra, and as a solo artist. He is consistently cited as one of the world’s greatest living guitarists, and has a best-selling, extensive line of elite Gretsch signature model guitars bearing his name.
Miss Mary Ann and the Ragtime Wranglers are a well known Rockabilly band that originates from Rotterdam in the Netherlands. They are a regular act at all of the major rockin’ festivals around over the world, including; The Rockabilly Rave (UK), Viva Las Vegas (USA), The Camperdown Cruise (Australia) and High Rockabilly (Spain) to name but a few… Besides writing her own material, Miss Mary Ann stays true to her roots, performing the more obscure Rockabilly songs and the band have had many vinyl and CD releases during their twenty years on the road together. Always performing in her own characteristic style and never a slave to convention; whether it’s a gentle Hillbilly ballad or some red hot Rockabilly, there’s never a dull moment!