As well as occasional gigs, I'm involved in a number of other musical events and gatherings throughout the year - see the individual event description for details. Please check back regularly for updates.

If you'd like me to play at your event or gig, please use the contact page to get in touch.

Fretboard Blues - featured player

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Fretboard Blues Facebook Group

I'll be the featured player of the month on the Fretboard Blues Facebook group for November 2023 - posting a couple of videos per week with songs, tunes, and thoughts on all things guitar related. It's a private group but new members are welcome - just answer a couple of questions and agree to the group rules.

Michael Messer’s Acoustic Blues and Roots Weekend

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Pocklington Arts Centre, 22-24 Market Place, Pocklington YO42 2AR

Michael Messer’s annual weekend devoted to blues and roots guitar and slide guitar. Robbie McIntosh (Paul McCartney Band, Pretenders, John Mayer) will again be the guest tutor. Tuition, jam sessions, student performances and a public concert on the Saturday night in which selected students also perform. Check out the video below, filmed at last year’s event.




Richard Knott with Robbie McIntosh - Windy & Warm https://youtu.be/Z_AkBLE700k