The Cluny presents:



  • Date: Fri 9 Jun 2023
  • Venue: The Cluny
  • Advance tickets: £18.00
  • Doors: 7.30pm

Sadly due to illness this show is now moving to June 2023. All original tickets will be valid or refunds available from point of purchase.

We wish Earl a speedy recovery and a return to full health. Band statement below..

Dear all,
It’s with a heavy heart that we have decided to postpone our Fistful Of Devils Tour again. Slicky is making a steady recovery from Lyme disease but is still not back to full fitness and with the tour only two months away it would have been a gamble for everyone involved to carry on as planned.

By postponing to 2023 we are giving Slick the best chance of being fighting fit for then. We’re sorry for the inconvenience and we promise to make them the best comeback shows since Elvis. Thanks in advance for your understanding.


Guitarist Earl Slick never had a Plan B. Still doesn’t. In fact, he doesn’t believe in backup plans. 

“If you have a backup plan,” said the guitarist who for decades worked alongside rock royalty including David Bowie and John Lennon among others, “then eventually you become the backup plan.” 

Which explains — and fuels — Slick’s new album, “Fist Full of Devils.” Harnessing his musical roots as a child of the 60s when blue-based rock pushed its way to the front of the line and incorporating his decades as one of the most sought-after touring musicians in the business, Fistful is Slick as he’s been from the start: an artist who fully mines the depths of the blues and guitar by drawing on a toolkit assembled from blues to glam to punk to rockabilly.

Released 2 July 2021, the 11-track instrumental album is no retread retrospective of Slick’s run of 40 years as a professional guitarist; it’s an audible demonstration of a virtuoso still pushing deep into rock and roll’s blues roots.  

The album, Slick says, is acrobatics without a net. He’d have it no other way. From the moment he picked up a guitar, “I’ve never wanted to do anything else.”

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