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Bilston Robin 2 gig for Wolverhampton's Pete Kent

By Leigh Sanders | Entertainment | Published:

A guitarist from Wolverhampton is gearing up for his latest big gig at Bilston's Robin 2.

Wolverhampton guitarist Pete Kent

Pete Kent, who grew up in Goldthorne Park, released his third album Free Energy earlier this yea via the Goldthorne Hill-based Revolver Records.

The 45-year-old guitar teacher at the city centre's One Way Music and Wombourne School of Music also launched Free Energy with a Robin 2 show back in February.

READ MORE: Pete Kent, Free Energy - album review

Kent is a fingerstyle acoustic guitarist of some repute. He gives some of modern rock's classics a unique spin with his eloquently plucked style. On Free Energy for example, Royal Blood's Little Monster, Jamiroquai's Virtual Insanity and the exceptional High And Dry from Radiohead's masterful The Bends album get a rework and sounded freshly enticing in this format.

He also benefitted from some live footage from a previous Robin 2 show going viral on social media. The footage, of him tackling some of Ibiza's biggest dance classics, was shared by Music Life on Facebook last month and received more than 6,000 'likes' while being shared by nearly 3,000 people for their friends to see.

READ MORE: Wolverhampton's Pete Kent releases third album

Pete Kent brings his trusty guitar to the Robin 2 on Wednesday. Tickets are priced at £7 in advance from the venue's website, or will be £9 on the door.

He can be found on Facebook @petekentmusic, Twitter @PeteKent2 and Instagram @pete.kent.946

He also has his own website where you can follow his progress, while he can also be seen performing via his YouTube channel.

Leigh Sanders

By Leigh Sanders
@LSanders_Star

Senior sub editor for the MNA portfolio and entertainments writer leaning towards features and reviews. Get releases to me at leigh.sanders@expressandstar.co.uk

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