Young British guitarists Mikhail Asanovic and Jake Wright, together known as The Showhawk Duo, have dazzled audiences worldwide with their spectacular approach to playing the guitar. Their playing style has broken down barriers between acoustic and electronic music. They have re-thought the traditional musical structure creating their own all-encompassing genre. Whether Playing old-school trance classics or modern funky house, their live show knows no boundaries and will leave you amazed.
Mik is a classically trained guitarist having studied at Manchester’s RNCM. Jake is an electric junkie and grew up playing in rock and metal bands. Mik’s classical foundation shines through in the music with Jake’s raw percussive approach always keeping the crowd moving. Together they create a truly unique and impressive sound, and have turned many “acoustic” nights into a thumping rave.
Together, they started out as buskers and have since gone on to play all over the globe. They have performed at most of the UK’s largest festivals including Glastonbury, Secret Garden Party, Kendal Calling, Creamfields and were invited to perform on the Main Stage of Bestival 2016 alongside headliners The Cure and Major Lazer before performing at Singapore’s Grand Prix alongside Bastille, Queen and Kylie Minogue. They have achieved multiple sell-out shows at Edinburgh Fringe and headline tour dates across the UK and even performed in BBC Radio 1’s prestigious Live Lounge live on Nick Grimshaw’s breakfast show. These pioneers of ADM (Acoustic Dance Music) are totally unique and having achieved millions of online views, are one of the most talked about live acoustic artistes on the circuit.