Gaz Brookfield is a solo acoustic musician based in Bristol. His songs are instantly accessible every-man tales of life, love and everything else in between.
Since the start of his solo career Brookfield has had the pleasure of gigging and/or touring with Frank Turner, Newton Faulkner, The Levellers, The Ataris, Mike Herrera (MXPX), Vinnie Caruana (The Movielife), Jonah Matranga, I Am Kloot, Miles Hunt, Dodgy, Jim Lockey and The Solemn Sun, Dave McPherson, and many more.
He recently secured an endorsement deal with Godin/Seagull guitars.
In 2010 he won Acoustic Magazine's Singer Songwriter of the year competition, earning him, among other prizes, a slot on the Big Top stage at the Beautiful Days festival. This led to loads of other festival appearances over that summer, and bookings for even more in 2011 and 2012, firmly cementing him as a regular on the UK festival circuit.
In December 2011, he became the first and only unsigned solo act to sell out The Fleece, Bristol. He has done this twice more since then.
Gaz recently toured the UK's O2 Academies with The Levellers, where he broke all the venue records for numbers of albums sold by a support act every night (upwards of 60 albums sold per night). This secured him yet more tour dates with them in Europe in May 2013 and the UK in June 2013.
With 1000 gigs under his belt to date, he continues to tireless tour the UK, proving that the "journeyman" title is more than a simple metaphor.
His albums In The Company Of Thieves, Trial & Error, Live from the west end of the M4 corridor and Tell It To The Beer are available on CD and online via iTunes, 7Digital & Amazon.
"Great songs and solid playing... A highly promising album from a talent to watch."
"Kinda like Frank Turner via Newton Faulkner."
Bugbear Promotions, London
"There's a certain charming Billy Bragg-esque quality to these everyman tales... a gem of an EP!" (8/10)
Greg Thomas, Rock City
"You gotta love Gaz...the boy will go far!" (3 out of 5 stars)
"...really has a great way with telling a story." (4 out of 5 stars)
"Gaz has an honesty and charm about his performance which is seldom seen amongst his contemporaries."
Will Walder, BBC Wiltshire Introducing
"You really should do yourself the favour of checking out Gaz's music."
Dave Franklin, Green Man Music
"One of the most passionate singer/songwriters I've ever seen."
Blues Matters magazine