Biography

Originally from Plymouth England, I moved to Scotland in 2009 and have been living in Edinburgh performing on the local music scene.

Securing a weekly residency at Edinburgh's award - winning Jazz Bar I write, play acoustic and sing as one half of the popular guitar duo Hot Tin Roof: https://soundcloud.com/achallen

 

Moving away from singing in pubs and towards playing nostalgic instrumental pieces in restaurants I have developed an extensive repertoire of popular songs from various genres. 

I have played festivals throughout the UK and Europe including:

  1. Ladikos Festival - Hungary

  2. The Maryport Blues Festival - England

  3. Edinburgh Fringe - REVIEW: http://bit.ly/1ZAXqfG

  4. The Kelburn Garden Party

  5. Carlow Arts Festival - Ireland

  6. Dundee Blues Bonanza

  7. Thornhill Music Festival

  8. The Leith Jazz & Blues Festival

  9. Beyond Beer, Traquair House

  10. Arbroath Blues Festival

 

HTR was also one of five bands selected to represent Scotland at the 2013 New Brunswick Battle of the Blues: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HQA8tfx-RAk and played live on STV Glasgow (Riverside Show in 2015: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GxY9hwMMxSw