Meet The Artist: Steven James Adams

Steven James Adams, the former songwriter/singer/guitarist from the critically acclaimed Broken Family Band plays Cardiff’s Moon Club on March 15. Steven will be playing tracks from his second solo album, Old Magick. The album with minimal instrumentation is, in part, a reaction to his first solo outing House Music (2013), recorded in his living room and featuringContinue reading “Meet The Artist: Steven James Adams”

Meet The Artist: Allison Weiss

Following the recent release of her album New Love, singer/songwriter Allison Weiss embarks on a UK tour taking in Bristol’s Louisiana  on February 22. Originally from a small town in Georgia, Weiss knew early on that her relationship with pop music wasn’t a casual one. Whether she pressed her ear to the wall of her olderContinue reading “Meet The Artist: Allison Weiss”

Jamie Lawson Discusses Touring and His New Album

On the back of the release of his self-titled album, British singer-songwriter Jamie Lawson is begins touring the UK this week and will play a date at Bristol Academy on January 16. Last year, Jamie was unveiled as the first ever signing to multi-platinum, international superstar Ed Sheeran’s own label Gingerbread Man Records. Enigmatic andContinue reading “Jamie Lawson Discusses Touring and His New Album”

Meet The Artist: Dan Owen

It has been a ground-breaking year for young singer-songwriter Dan Owen. The 23-year- old has gone from playing to tiny audiences in backrooms of pubs to a run of impressive festivals dates, including Bushstock, The Great Escape and Glastonbury. Following those early live shows, he went on to win Best Young Artist at the BritishContinue reading “Meet The Artist: Dan Owen”

Meet The Artist: Willy Porter

“All our second chances come when we’re done closing our eyes,” writes Willy Porter in a lyric from the title track of the new album Human Kindness. Porter’s new record encompasses more than the outstanding musicianship audiences and critics have come to expect from this indie-artist, it is also a call to make a positiveContinue reading “Meet The Artist: Willy Porter”

Meet The Artist: Sunjay

Singer/Songwriter Sunjay plays Chepstow this evening. With a style that has that natural drift between folk and blues the young performer has already received numerous accolades including winning the Wath Festival Young Performers Award. Sunjay also made the final selection for the BBC’s Young Folk Award in 2012, had three nominations at the Exposure MusicContinue reading “Meet The Artist: Sunjay”

In Concert: An Intimate Evening With Art Garfunkel, St David’s Hall, Cardiff

“I wasn’t always this way,” joked Art Garfunkel as he took to the stage of St David’s Hall on Thursday evening, but the singing legend who suffered a severe voice paralysis attack four years ago, boldly promised his audience “The heart is still young, but the voice is back!” Accompanied by guitarist Tad Lavin, theContinue reading “In Concert: An Intimate Evening With Art Garfunkel, St David’s Hall, Cardiff”

Gemma Hayes Discusses Her New Album and Touring

Following the release of her new single Palomino boundary pushing Irish singer-songwriter Gemma Hayes is to commence a tour of UK & Ireland, kicking off at The Globe, Cardiff on May 14. The nine date run will see the maverick alt-folk musician air tracks from her acclaimed 2015 album Bones + Longing at the shows.Continue reading “Gemma Hayes Discusses Her New Album and Touring”

In Concert: Albert Hammond Songbook Tour, Newport Riverfront

Albert Hammond has written, sung and produced hundreds of songs over the years, and it’s a fair bet that one of those songs forms part of a soundtrack in your life without you even realising it. Many of those songs were performed to great effect at Newport Riverfront on Tuesday evening as part of Albert’sContinue reading “In Concert: Albert Hammond Songbook Tour, Newport Riverfront”

Hitmaker Albert Hammond Discusses His Songbook

Albert Hammond has been writing and co-writing hit songs for over forty years; among them The Hollies’  The Air That I Breathe; Leo Sayer’s When I Need You;  Whitney Houston’s One Moment In Time and Aswad’s  Don’t Turn Around. Albert recently went back in to the studio to record a new 4 track EP whichContinue reading “Hitmaker Albert Hammond Discusses His Songbook”

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