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GUY BUTTERY LAUNCHES CROWDFUNDING CAMPAIGN WITH INDIEGOGO

"I am pretty damn excited to be launching my crowdfunding campaign today in support of my upcoming album. It's been a long time coming, but this new record has undeniably been the most ambitious thing I've ever done and also features a bunch of songs and guest artists I'm super stoked about.

Crowdfunding Campaign in Support of Guy's 6th Studio Album to be launched soon.

We are holding back on all the exciting details for now, but Guy Buttery recently announced on National TV his plans for a crowdfunding campaign to be launched in the very near future. There will be some unique and exclusive items on offer. Please watch this space. Full details to follow shortly.

Guy Buttery Announces Biggest South African Tour to Date

​GUY BUTTERY - The Gathering Fiction Tour - Feb 2015

Four different continents, performances in more than twelve countries, and a second South African Music Award – that’s how one of South Africa’s hardest working musicians spent his 2014.

Guy Buttery Partners with Casimi Guitars

Guy Buttery in partnership with Casimi Guitars

Multiple award winning guitarist Guy Buttery, is pleased to announce a brand new partnership with Casimi Guitars. After 12 months researching, sketching and shaping a handcrafted tailor made instrument, Casimi delivered a guitar built exclusively for the musician. Using Old World techniques, the workshop based in Cape Town worked on a very specific instrument to fulfil the needs of the renowned South African fingerstyle guitarist.

Guy Buttery Wins 2nd South African Music Award

GUY BUTTERY WINS HIS 2nd SOUTH AFRICAN MUSIC AWARD

Durban based guitarist, Guy Buttery collected yet another National Award last month receiving a SAMA (South African Music Award) in the “Best Instrumental” category for his most recent live recording “Live in KwaZulu”. This will be his second award and 7th nomination at the annual event. The SAMA’s were held at Sun City in the Pilanesberg at the end of last month and were broadcast to an audience of 4 million viewers.

GUY BUTTERY REVEALS NEW CASIMI GUITAR

"A good few years ago I bumped into a guy quite randomly on the streets of Kalk Bay who was carrying a rather strange looking guitar case. For some totally unknown reason, I asked if I could look what was inside the case. He kindly obliged, opened the case and pulled out one of the strangest looking things I’d ever seen. I clearly remember hearing this beast of a guitar ringing through the alley and that he told me he had built himself. I’d never seen anything like it. With some disbelief, we shook hands and said our goodbyes. I never forgot that guitar.

Guy Buttery Launches New Album Across South Africa & Beyond

South African fingerstyle guitar giant Guy Buttery announces the details for an extensive National and International tour in support of the release of his first live album. For over a decade, the South African Music Award winning musician has sealed the deal with fans around the globe with his idiosyncratic and powerful live shows. This year the artist described as a “one man guitar orchestra” presents a live performance on CD and begins to promote the album.

Guy Buttery Launches Long Awaited Live Recording

Fingerstyle guitar giant Guy Buttery, proudly announces the launch of his first live album. For over a decade, the SAMA award winning musician has sealed the deal with fans around the globe with his idiosyncratic and powerful live shows. This July, the artist described as a “one man guitar orchestra” presents a live performance on CD and begins to promote the album. ‘Live in KwaZulu’ is a gathering of masterworks set before a live audience and strongly reaffirms Guy Buttery’s unique place in the world of guitar heroes today.

Guy Buttery to Tour Southern Africa with Alhousseini Anivolla (Niger)

Alhousseini Mohamed Anivolla met Guy Buttery in 2009 for the first time at “Guitafrika”, which featured African´s best guitarists. Linked with a very strong musical connection, they recorded a demo CD soon after and performed together at the Samesma festival in Mauritius in December 2009. Alhousseni and Guy will be touring Southern Africa in May/June this year.

GUY BUTTERY NOMINATED FOR TWO SOUTH AFRICAN MUSIC AWARDS

Guy Buttery has just found at that he has been nominated for two South African Music Awards for both of his recordings released in 2012. His solo LP "To Disappear in Place" as well as his duo recording with Nibs van der Spuy "In the Shade of the Wild Fig" have each been nominated in the "Best Instrumental" category. At this year's SAMA's Guy is in some way up against himself. These two nominations will be his 6th at the South African Music Awards in 10 years with one win in 2010 for his solo album "Fox Hill Lane".