The first half of the night will feature Phil performing solo. He will concentrate on BLUES & STANDARDS - with a mix of his own self written material and well as well known covers inc using SLIDE GUITAR..
…and in the SECOND HALF – Phil & Lynne as SPLIT LEVEL –performing a variety of (mainly) well known covers, ranging from - Americana, Pop, Stage, Folk, and Blues, plus a couple of Phil’s own songs.
PHIL CHISNALL has a strong heritage of being involved in performing on the music scene, both in Liverpool and particularly Wirral, as well as further afield, since the early 1980’s.
He has performed in various solo, duo and band formats, including the ‘Miv Camron Band’, 2001 - 2007,(now disbanded) who specialised in ‘contemporary folk’, performing in folk clubs and festivals throughout the country and appeared on a variety of radio stations. Recordings of their work can be found on ‘You Tube’
Phil also has run his own band (The Phil Chisnall Band, 2009 -2017), who performed in various large venues throughout Wirral ( The International Guitar Festival of Great Britain at The Floral Pavilion Theatre, Thornton Hall Hotel, Thornton Hough Village Club & Bar etc etc).
Currently, as SPLIT LEVEL, Phil mixes his own highly acclaimed self written songs with select covers. BLUES, JAZZ, STANDARDS, CONTEMPORARY .and SLIDE GUITAR are the main areas of Phil’s stylings
Phil regularly performs at The Floral Pavilion Theatre as well as other Wirral locations.
LYNNE STRANGE - has a strong history in musical theatre, being the producer/director and lead actor of many local productions. Lynne possesses a rich warm voice and her musical theatre background allows her to create a strong visual presence on stage. Her range of singing allows her to encompass many genres from ‘stage musicals’ to ‘pop, country & folk’
November of 2019 was the official launch date for split Level, to a delighted audience at a local Wirral venue. They received a glowing write up of the launch, in FOLK NORTH WEST magazine. Phil & Lynne concentrate on strong vocal harmonies combined with Phil’s distinct guitar stylings, providing a captivating show for any audience.
The venue is situated in Brookfield Gardens on the site of the old Unitarian Church. Access from the street is via a flight of steps with, currently, no ramped access for wheelchairs. Park for free after 6.30pm at West Kirby Concourse, only 4 minutes walk away, as there is no on street parking available at the venue. Licensed bar available.