Philip Sayce to Release 'Scorched Earth' Featuring Joel Gottschalk on Bass

If you are not familiar with Philip, he is an L.A.-based, Canadian-born blues/rock guitarist who played in Jeff Healy’s band for a couple of years before joining Melissa Etheridge’s touring band.
By BP Staff ,

Warner Music Canada will be doing a worldwide release of Scorched Earth (Vol. 1), the first live album from guitarist Philip Sayce. If you are not familiar with Philip, he is an L.A.-based, Canadian-born blues/rock guitarist who played in Jeff Healey’s band for a couple of years before joining Melissa Etheridge’s touring band for five years. In 2013 he performed as a solo artists at Eric Clapton’s Crossroad’s show at Madison square Gardens. Philip has released four independent studio albums and built quite a following in Europe (where the albums were released by Mascot Records). British press have been very kind as you can see from the following quotes regarding his 2015 studio album “Influence”:

“One of rock’s best-kept secrets.” - London Daily Star, UK

“Clapton, Page, Hendrix…Philip Sayce. The young guitarist reviving blues-rock.” – London Metro, UK

“…a career-best record. Influence is worth the wait.” – Classic Rock Magazine, UK 

The album will feature longtime Sayce bassist Joel Gottschalk. Joel has been touring the world extensively with Sayce for the last 8 years in addition to lending his bass playing to many of Philip’s solo recordings. Gottschalk has shared the stage with Rumer Willis, Evan Rachel Wood, Linda Ronstadt, Sergio Mendoza, Calexico, Gabe Dixon, Julian Coryell, Alejandro Marcovich of Caifanes, Katie Boeck, Melissa Polinar, and more. 

Upcoming Tour Dates 

Aug 26London BluesfestLondon, Canada 
Aug 27Music By The Bay LiveAjax, Canada 
Sep 10Arcadia Blues ClubArcadia, CA 

Nov 03 Cafe Campus Montreal, Canada
Nov 04Rainbow BistroOttawa, Canada 
Nov 05Rainbow BistroOttawa, Canada
Nov 07L'Anti Bar and SpectaclesQuébec, Canada 
Nov 08Le Sous-BoisSaguenay, Canada
Nov 10The MansionKingston, Canada 
Nov 12Peter's PlayersGravenhurst, Canada 
Nov 13Maxwell's Concerts and EventsWaterloo, Canada 
Nov 16The CasbahHamilton, Canada
Nov 17Market HallPeterborough, Canada 
Nov 18Mod Club TheatreToronto, Canada

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