A MUSICIAN is treating fans in Bacup to a gig before he goes on tour with world-renowned guitarist Joe Satriani.

Based in Idaho USA, Ned Evett is well known for his fretless guitar vituoso and is gaining a following of fellow musicians and music fans.

His influences include blues, jazz, hard-rock, soul, reggae and funk, all within the framework of one song.

Following their successful tour for 'Ave-a-Ball Productions in the fall of 2007, The Ned Evett Band will be performing selected dates in the UK and Europe throughout May and into June 2008.

The gig is taking place at Bacup Borough Football Club in Cowtoot Lane, tomorrow.

No time has yet been announced.