Courses  Instructors  How It Works Plans & Pricing Resources 

Log In

Log In 
Don't have an account? Sign Up

Reset Password

An email has been sent with instructions on how to reset your password.

Sign Up For Free

Then join a course

Already have an account? Log In

Martin receives Lifetime Achievement Award

Last Saturday saw Martin receive a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Ards International Guitar Festival.

The award presentation, took place at the end of his solo set, to a standing ovation from the packed house at the Queen's Hall, Newtonards, Northern Ireland, and to the surprise of Martin.

"I was totally stunned to receive this award, I didn't know anything about it" said Martin "So many great players have been recipients in past years, and I feel so honored to join them and be part of this wonderful guitar festival"

Past recipients of the Ards International Guitar Festival Lifetime Achievement Award...

1999 Norman Watson
2000 Davey Graham
2001 Henry McCullough
2002 John Renbourn
2003 Louis Stewart
2004 John Martyn
2005 Arty McGlynn
2006 Martin Simpson
2007 Eric Bell
2008 Gordon Giltrap
2009 Pat McManus
2010 Gerry Donahue
2011 Carlos Bonell