Ned Evett

The Glass Guitarist


List of touring history/opening bands-

has appeared with George Thorogood, Jonny Lang, Joe Satriani, John Fogerty, Allman Brothers, Robert Cray, Eric Johnson, John Scofield, Adrian Belew, Smashing Pumpkins, Jerry Douglas, Doug Martsch, Mickey and the Motor Cars, Gary US Bonds, Thomas Dolby, Jake Shimabukuro, Tony Furtado.


Festival Appearances

2001 Nuit De La Fretless, Mende FR.
2004 National Slide Festival, Asheville NC
2005 Frankston International Guitar Festival, Australia
2006 Moers Festival, Paris France
2008 Leicester Blues Festival, Leicester UK
2008 NYC Fretless Guitar Festival
2012 Upton Blues Festival UK
2012 Maverick Festival UK
2012 Festival of Firsts UK
2013 Groovefest


Magazine timeline

1993 Fingerstyle Magazine #3
2001 Guitarist Magazine France #343
2004 20th Century Guitar Magazine
2005 Guitarist UK Magazine #259
2005 Australian Guitar Magazine #45
2007 Guitar Player Magazine Volume 41 No. 5
2007 Guitar Player Magazine Volume 41 No. 7
2008 Blues Matters Magazine #46
2010 Guitar Plus Magazine, The Netherlands
2012 No Depression Magazine
2012 Guitar World Magazine
2012 Guitar Player Magazine
2012 Premier Guitar Magazine
2012 Vintage Guitar
2012 Maverick Magazine UK
2012 Music and Musicians Magazine


Television appearances

2002- Good Morning Portland, KPTV Portland, Ore
2004- ” Driven to Play ” PBS Television Documentary, aired in all of United States and Canada
2007- Good Morning Idaho, KIVI, Boise, Idaho


Web appearances

April 2004 NPR All Songs Considered
October 2006- Balcony TV, Dublin
November 2010- Blues Moose, Holland
April 2011- NiceGrooves Podcast
July 2011- Sideman Show on
February 2012 –


Radio appearances

2002 BBC Lancashire “Great Guitars”
2008 Phantom Radio Dublin IE 105.2
2011 Cornwall Sound Lounge
2011 Eden Project Radio (Cornwall)
2011 BBC Cornwall with David White
2011 Newport City Radio “The Local” (Cardiff)
2012 2011 BBC Cornwall with David White
2012 BBC Radio Norwich


Art Show (as sculptor )

2010 Modern Art, Boise ID
2011 Flying M Art Gallery, Boise ID
2012 Plow Haus Gallery, Nashville TN


Film Maker

2008 Joe Satriani “I Just Wanna Rock” music video
2010 Official Videos for Treehouse:
Bend Me, Mars River Delta 2128, Nightmare and a Dream Come True, Why Can’t I Believe, Treehouse


YouTube Viral Video

2003 Gollum Rap, over 1,000,000 views



Built To Spill “The Normal Years”
Ned first appears with his fretless on the song “Some Things Last a Long Time”

“An Introduction to Fretless Guitar”
100% Fretless Certified.

“Fretless Guitar Masters”
The world’s first fretless guitarist compilation recording.
Ned Evett, Franck Vigroux, Tim Donahue, Bumblefoot, Yan Vagh, David Fiuczynski, Yannic Robert, and Stephen James Taylor all contribute.

“Circus Liquor”
Supported with a 30 city tour as support for Joe Satriani
20th Century Guitar Magazine calls it “brilliant” and “infectious“.

A collaboration with French fretless player Frank Vigroux, Franck is also the founder of world’s first festival for fretless guitar, the Nuit De La Fretless.

Ned’s third solo CD, was released in July 2004. Features the debut of ‘The Globro’, Ned’s fretless resonator guitar.

“Village of the Unfretted”, a new fretless compilation from the people at

“Middle of the Middle”
Ned’s fourth solo CD, the song ‘Through It ‘ added to regular rotation on Journal Broadcast Group’s AAA station roster

“Afraid For You”
Ned’s fifth solo CD, mixed by Ryan Hewitt

Ned’s sixth solo CD, produced by Adrian Belew and mixed by Ryan Hewitt. Launched with a two month tour of the UK summer of 2012.