Canadian singer/songwriter Murray A. Lightburn recently announced a run of UK/RoI dates for late 2019. The tour is in support of his ‘Hear Me Out’ album which received positive reviews from the likes of Record Collector and Rolling Stone. ‘Hear Me Out’ is a lovely record of fragile pop/soul with a lush orchestrated sound heavily influnced by 60’s girl groups, Muscle Shoals and Motown. The dates include shows with fellow Canadian Dan Mangan and a Manchester date with another Canadian act Stars. Full tour details and a little more about Murray A. Lightburn follows:
New York born, London based singer-songwriter Nell Bryden has announced a run of dates for June/July 2019. Nell has been very busy this year with the release of the ‘Living Room Sessions’ album and an EP ‘Soundtrack To Little Wing (Part 1) which featured the Radio 2 playlisted single ‘Smoke In My Heart’. The EP forms part of the soundtrack to Nell’s upcoming novel which will be accompanied by a full album. Did I mention she’d been busy? Tour dates and more about Nell Bryden follows:
Dana Fuchs released her fourth album 'Love Lives On' to universal acclaim earlier this year gaining positive reviews from a variety of publications representing the blues, country and classic rock communities. The album will now see a welcome vinyl release on 27th July via Get Along Records / Membran and to coincide with this a short run of UK dates have also been announced including The Borderline in London on September 21st. Much more about Dana Fuchs including the video for the impressive title track of 'Love Lives On' follows:
The Mavericks return to our shores for a run of dates in February 2018. The band are touring in support of their Grammy-nominated 'Brand New Day' record. The album has two nominations for Best Americana Album and Best American Roots Song for 'I Wish You Well.' The dates include a prestigious London show at The Palladium. More about The Mavericks and those tour dates follow:
The Lone-star collective known as The Texas Gentlemen will visit the UK for a showcase AmericanaFest gig at London's Oslo on January 31st as part of a short UK tour. The band are toured in support of their well received and wonderfully eclectic 'TX Jelly' album. The guys are much in demand as a backing band for a host of artists including Shakey Graves, Joe Ely and Kris Kristofferson so great things are expected as they're sure to cover all the roots bases. More about the band and those dates follow:
Yola Carter fresh from her UK Artist Of The Year Award at the recent AMA UK ceremony has announced a string of festival shows in the UK and Europe. 2016 was a banner year for the singer-songwriter with extensive touring and the release of the 'Orphan Offering' EP. Expect new music soon but in the meantime those festival shows and much more about Yola Carter follows
Canadian blues-soul artist Matt Andersen returns to the UK for a solo tour in October which will include a London show upstairs at The Garage. The dates are in support of his recent album 'Honest Man' which was released earlier this year on True North Records to terrific reviews.
Danny & The Champions Of The World have announced a series of live dates in December (with an additional show in January to get your 2016 up and running). The short tour kicks off with a show at London's 100 Club on December 3rd