An innovative guitarist, Phil DeMarsh's distinct style is
reflected in his personal yet universal songwriting. Vulnerable yet confident,
Phil's exposed vocals sail across a backdrop of intricate guitarwork, constructed
over 15 years of study. Perpetually creative, this seasoned artist has a rare
and committed obsession with his craft. Inspired by his travels throughout Canada,
Phil's organic songwriting offers a glimpse into his unique spiritual perspective.
A passionate performer, Phil's guitar style is both percussive and melodic which
provides perfect complement to his diverse repertoire. A fixture in London's
downtown community, Phil can regularly be heard performing at Scot's Corner,
and at the Covent Garden Market. Phil has performed at London's Richmond Tavern,
Brunswick Hotel, and at The Gravity Club. Featured as part of the Harrington
MusicFest, Phil has also given performances at Windsor's Lift Lounge, at Sarnia's
Tilting Planet, and at Steamer's in Victoria, BC. Phil has appeared several
times on the "New Day" program and featured on "Speaker's Corner" on CFPL TV.
In fall of 2002, Phil was introduced by London's mayor, Anne-Marie DeCicco for
his special opening performance for The DeCicco Brothers at Aeolian Hall. Phil
has also opened for bands such as the Golden Seals and for songwriter Veda Hille.
Also a guitar instructor with over 20 students, Phil recorded an album of his
original material which is available for sale at performances. A vibrant contributor
to London's music scene, Phil is anticipating concerts this summer at festivals,
restaurants, coffeehouses and nightclubs.