Graham Wardrop

Graham Wardrop is regarded by many to be New Zealand’s finest finger-style guitarist, singer-songwriter. Playing concerts internationally, has worked extensively in Australia, Asia, Canada, Papua New Guinea and occasionally Europe. He has worked alongside and opened shows for some of the planets most highly regarded guitarists and bands – Tommy Emmanuel, Martin Taylor, Leo Kottke, Manhattan Transfer, Michael Crawford, Vanessa May. Although still based in Christchurch, since the earthquakes Graham has been working more frequently out of town and overseas. On his recent, seventh, Canadian tour – British Columbia and Alberta – he, along with JUNO Award winner and recipient of the Order of Canada, Valdy, played to sold out houses, receiving standing ovations and encores on a nightly basis. Graham was awarded a New Zealand Star award in 2010.