Influential American guitarist Stefan Grossman will bring his years of experience at the forefront of rock, folk and blues to The Hawth Studio, Crawley, on Monday, September 29, at 8.15pm.

A student of blues and gospel singer and guitarist the Rev Gary Davis, Stefan played blues and ragtime to audiences during the 1960s folk and blues revival in Britain.

he formed the Even Dozen Jug Band and worked with the groundbreaking political rock group The Fugs, before moving to Britain.

In 1968 he co-founded Kicking Mule Records with Ed Denson - a label that showcased idiosyncratic acoustic blues and folk guitar styles.

Stefan has influenced guitarists throughout Europe with his style and is well known for his more than 30 years of guitar tuition.

His How to Play Blues Guitar has been released on vinyl.

Tickets for his Hawth Studio date are priced £12, concessions £10, and are available from the box office on 01293 553636.

SINGER-SONGWRITER Martyn Lucas, the British Philharmonic Orchestra and magician Daniel Dean will appear in One Night In Vegas at The Harlequin, Redhill, tomorrow at 7.45pm. Tickets at £17, concessions £15.50, on 01737 765547.

CARLO Curly, one of the world's foremost concert organists, will perform a lunchtime concert at Fairfield Halls, Croydon, next Tuesday at 1.05pm. Tickets at £5, showcard £4.50, on 0208 688 9291.

ACCLAIMED tribute outfit Think Floyd bring their 2008 tour packed with classic tracks by Pink Floyd to Epsom Playhouse next Tuesday at 8pm. Tickets at £18.50, pass card £14.80, on 01372 742555.

ACCLAIMED singer Jacqui Dankworth will perform a concert drawing on all kinds of influences including jazz, soul, folk and blues, at Epsom Playhouse next Wednesday, at 8pm. Tickets at £16.50, pass card £13.20, on 01372 742555.

COMEDIAN Tim Vine, star of the BBC One show Not Going Out, brings his gag-packed set, Punslinger, to the Ashcroft Theatre, Croydon, on Thursday, September 18, at 7.45pm. Tickets at £15 on 0208 688 9291.

CELEBRATED singer Al Martino comes to the Fairfield Halls, Croydon, for an evening performing hits from his 50-year career on Wednesday, September 24, at 8pm. Tickets at £23.50 on 0208 688 9291.

MULTI-INSTRUMENTALIST duo Travelling By Tuba open the new brass season at The Hawth Studio in Crawley with a concert on Sunday, September 28, at 3pm. Tickets at £9.75, concessions £8.50, or £15 when bought with tickets for the IP Brass concert at The Hawth on November 23, on 01293 553636, or online at HIT rock 'n' roll musical That'll Be the Day returns to The Hawth in Crawley on Monday, September 29, at 8pm. Tickets at £20.50 on 01293 553636, or online at: Wishbone Ash will team up with blues-rockers The Hamsters at the Redhill Rock 'n' Blues Night at The Harlequin, Redhill, on Friday, October 3, at 8pm. Tickets at £17.50 on 01737 765547.

Status Quo will play the Fairfield Halls, Croydon, on Tuesday, October 7, and Wednesday, October 8, at 7.30pm. Tickets on 0208 688 9291.