Main Stage | WinterStorm 2021
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WinterStorm are delighted to welcome Chantel McGregor to the Main stage in Troon for the 2021 line up. She will be coming to troon to treat you with her guitar mastery
A female guitar prodigy, Chantel was told by a major label that she had a "great voice, but girls don't play guitar like that!" Wisely ignoring their comments, she enrolled at the Leeds College of Music and became the first student in the college’s history, to achieve a 100% pass mark at BTEC, with 18 distinctions. Chantel then pursued further education and left with a First Class Honours degree in Popular Music and a coveted prize, the college’s musician of the year award.
Chantel was in the studio working on an acoustic album with her band when the Covid-19 lockdown began, so that is on pause for the time being. However, Chantel has been performing solo on a weekly live stream, the 'Shed Sessions', which streams every Saturday at 5pm UK time on her official Facebook Page and is repeated afterwards on Youtube.
Chantel released a rock cover of Lady Gaga's single 'Stupid Love' through US record label, Cleopatra Records, in May 2020, which can be downloaded and streamed from all reputable streaming/download websites.
At the end of May 2020, Chantel was asked by Hard Rock Hell Radio to present a 2 hour show on the Bank Holiday Monday, following this, she was asked to be a regular weekly presenter every Monday morning at 10am - 12pm.
In late 2020, Cleopatra Records released ‘Gumbo Blues’, a tribute album to Dr John, in which Chantel was one of the featured guitarists.
During lockdown in 2020, Chantel started working with David ‘Nova’ Nowakowski (Scars on 45), co-writing and recording tracks remotely over the internet as Nova is based in Colorado, USA. Their singles ‘I Will See’ and ‘Jingle Bells’ will be released on all digital streaming and download platforms in November 2020.
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