DAWSONS music are holding a showcase evening at Alexander’s in Chester on September 21.

It is being run in conjunction with a major international guitar brand and is a free event, starting 8.30pm, featuring a host of players and singers.

Sponsored by Farida guitars, the evening will feature a wide variety of acoustic guitarists and singers, showcasing instruments made by this highly acclaimed guitar brand.

Welsh guitar wizard PJ Williams will be performing with Farida UK brand manager Sam Salisbury, playing a mix of folk, blues, jazz and Gypsy tunes.

The evening will also feature exclusive performances by two of Manchester’s hottest new acts, Jon Kenzie and Rory Charles.

Just back from a tour of Europe, both Jon and Rory will be performing songs from their new albums.

Also included in the line-up will be Chester’s own Michael Deponeo from folk outfit Shy and the Fight.