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Laurence Jones Announces Release Of Album ‘The Truth’

25-year old British blues rock guitarist and singer-songwriter, Laurence Jones, will release his new studio album ‘The Truth‘ on Friday 9th March 2018.

To dovetail the release of the album, Laurence will start his nationwide tour at London’s Borderline on Tuesday 23rd January and will continue in May.

All tickets are £15 and available from www.thegigcartel.com and the 24 Hour Box Office 08444 790 898.

Laurence has also launched the pre-order store https://laurencejones.tmstor.es/ that will feature a selection of bundles including the new album, vinyl, T-shirts, Ltd edition laminates and an exclusive pre-order poster.

Laurence is often labelled as “the future of the blues.”  He’s won several major awards and accolades, and has sold over 50,000 albums across four albums. He’s supported the likes of Status Quo, Gary Clark Jr, Kenny Wayne Shepherd, James Bay, Van Morrison, Buddy Guy, Robert Cray, Joe Bonamassa Jools Holland, Eric Burdon, and many more.

Hailed as “One to Watch” by all corners of the music industry, including press, concert and festival booking agents, blues fans and various musicians. Over the past five years, Laurence has really come into his own, and with his new album ‘The Truth‘, he has now developing his own creative skin by writing and performing songs that are distinctive to his unique sound and identity.

Says Laurence, “The direction of this album is one I have always wanted to take and that’s crossover blues, just like my heroes John Mayer, Eric Clapton and even Jimi Hendrix. They managed to really bring the sound of the blues to the masses. This is definitely my favourite album that I have made to date. I can’t wait for people to hear ‘The Truth.”

Track listing:

  1. What Would You Do
  2. Don’t Let Me Go
  3. Hold Me Close
  4. Keep Me Up At Night
  5. Give Me Your Time
  6. The Truth
  7. Take Me
  8. Gone Away
  9. Can’t Go On Without You
  10. Never Good Enough

Laurence Jones – January & May 2018 UK Tour

Tickets: www.thegigcartel.com & SeeTickets.com

London, Borderline                                       Tuesday 23 January

Manchester, Band on the Wall                  Thursday 3 May

Leamington Spa, Zephyr Lounge              Friday 4 May

Southampton, Talking Heads                     Saturday 5 May

Birmingham, Hare & Hounds                    Thursday 10 May

Nottingham, The Bodega                             Friday 11 May

York, Fulford Arms                                        Saturday 12 May

Newcastle, The Cluny                                    Sunday 13 May


Naked Six Live With Temperance Movement On Sold Out UK Tour

Naked Six are an exciting new two-piece band based in York that bring a unique blend of alternative rock, grunge, schizoid blues, fused together with a post punk attitude. Delivering high octane, contemporary edged rock, Naked Six‘s electrifying live performances to date have seen the band making a name for themselves and firing up audiences with their powerful songs and compelling lyrics.

Currently touring with The Temperance Movement on their sold out UK tour this November, Naked Six are carving a deep groove and earning their stripes as new torchbearers of the British modern rock scene.

Seb Byford (vocals/guitars) and Tom Witts (drums) say, “This is our first tour, and we couldn’t be happier with the way things are going at the moment. The Temperance Movement are a class band to be on the road with, and we’ll be relishing sharing the stage with them every night. “

“’Broken Fairytale’ is about how I feel”, explains Seb, “a lot of guys these days are afraid to show or let loose their emotions and how there’s a lack of care for the people and things going on around us. It’s a beautiful world we live in but a very cruel one too. We didn’t expect much when releasing it at first but it’s had a great response so far and we’re over the moon at how it’s resonating with music fans.” 

Naked Six ‘Broken Fairytale’ is available to stream/download now:

iTunes . Spotify

Naked Six are:

Vocals/Guitar/Keyboards – Seb Byford

Drums – Tom Witts

Naked Six live with The Temperance Movement

6th Nov – CHESTER, Live Rooms (sold out)

7th Nov – YORK, Crescent (sold out)
8th Nov – HULL, Fruit (sold out)

9th Nov – STOKE, Sugarmill (sold out)
11th Nov – LEICESTER, Dryden Street Social (sold out)

12th Nov – WOLVERHAMPTON, Nac (sold out)
14th Nov – CARDIFF, Clwb Ifor Bach (sold out)

15th Nov – PLYMOUTH, The Hub (sold out)
16th Nov – BRIGHTON, The Haunt (sold out)

17th Nov – COLCHESTER, Arts Centre (sold out)
19th Nov – MILTON KEYNES, Craufurd Arms (sold out)
20th Nov – LONDON, Borderline (sold out)

21st Nov – DOVER, Booking Hall (sold out)

Naked Six live:

25th Nov – LEEDS, Kazoopa Festival

26th Nov – YORK, Fulford Arms

8th Dec – LONDON, The Lock Tavern
16th Dec – MANCHESTER, The Castle Hotel

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Jared James Nichols & The Bad Flowers On Tour With Stone Broken

American singer-songwriter and guitarist Jared James Nichols and British rock band The Bad Flowers are thrilled to announce that they will be supporting Stone Broken on their February/March 2018 UK Tour.  The tour starts at the Brighton Haunt on Thursday 22nd February.

Planet Rock will start an exclusive 48-hour ticket pre-sale on Wednesday 25th October.  Tickets can be purchased via http://bit.ly/2gCIO5V.  Tickets will go on general sale on Friday 27th October via MyTickethttp://bit.ly/2y1BxEA.

The Wisconsin-born, Los Angles based singer and guitarist, Jared James Nichols, releases his new album “Black Magic” on Friday 27th October via Listenable Records. All tracks on the new album were recorded at The Boneyard in Boston as well as Johnny Depp’s home studio in Los Angeles and produced and co-written by Tony Perry and Jared James Nichols. Over the past four years Jared has built up a solid  reputation as a stunning heavy edged blues rock act and stage beast, having shared stages with the likes of ZZ Top, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Zaak Wylde, Glenn Hughes, Walter Trout, Blue Oyster Cult, UFO and Saxon.

The Bad Flowers formed from the depths of the Black Country in 2014 comprised of lead vocalist and guitarist, Tom Leighton, whose signature riffs, fuzz emotive guitar and pure vocals have distinctive sound unlike anybody else. Bassist Dale Tonks provides a deep heavy groove and tasty bass runs that underpins Karl Selickis’ chest pumping drums and impeccable rhythmic feel. The band will release a new single “Secrets” in January to support the release of their debut album, “Starting Gun“, released on February 16th, 2018. The band just finished supporting The Picturebooks on their recent UK tour.


Michael Schenker Fest’ 2017 UK Tour Starts November 2nd

Celebrated rock guitarist Michael Schenker will start touring “Michael Schenker Fest” in less than a month. The tour includes dates in London O2 Shepherd’s Bush Empire (Nov 2), Sheffield O2 Academy (Nov 3), Manchester O2 Ritz (Nov 4) and Hull City Hall (Nov 5).

 

Tickets for the concerts at O2 Shepherd’s Bush Empire London, O2 Academy Sheffield and O2 Ritz Manchester are on sale from Ticketmaster and Ticketweb.  Tickets for the Hull City Hall concert are on sale from the Hull City box office booking link – hullboxoffice.com.

UK rock band Departed will be support Michael Schenker on all UK dates.

Michael Schenker‘s endeavor to unite rock fans together at his concerts has enraptured his audiences and so it is fitting that his most recent concept of ‘Michael Schenker Fest’ doesn’t disappoint. The project reunites the original Michael/McAuley Schenker Group vocalists – Gary Barden, Graham Bonnet and Robin McAuley, plus MSG musicians Steve Mann (guitar, keys), Chris Glen (bass) and Ted McKenna (drums).

Says Schenker, “It’s a miracle that after all these years, a tour like this will take place with the original band members of M.S.G. Being able to go back to those days and celebrate the music is an exciting experience for us, as well as for old and new fans. To being able to re-experience, and for the new audience to get a feel of what it was like, is incredibly enjoyable.

Michael Schenker Fest’ – November 2017 UK Tour Dates

O2 Shepherd’s Bush Empire, London            Thursday 2 November

O2 Academy Sheffield                                    Friday 3 November

O2 Ritz, Manchester                                       Saturday 4 November

Hull City Hall, Hull                                          Sunday 5 November

Photo Credit: © Emili Muraki

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Dan Reed Releases New Solo Album ‘Confessions’ On Sept 15th

Dan Reed’s fourth solo album ‘Confessions’ will be available for worldwide pre-order through the Dan Reed Store from Wednesday 5th July, before it is officially released on Friday 15th September.

The new album will coincide with Dan’s intimate solo tour in beautiful settings which kicks off at London’s St. Pancras Old Church on Thursday 14th September. Tickets for Dan’s solo tour can be booked from www.ticketsource.co.uk/dan-reed-confessions.

Each of the UK solo concerts will be filmed and recorded for an upcoming live DVD compilation.  Everyone ticket buyer in the UK will receive a free DVD download in September.

The official music video for first single ‘Smile’ will be premiered on Monday 14th August. A limited edition run of 100 signed copies of the single ‘Smile’ on 7” cream coloured vinyl is now available for pre-order before it is officially released on Friday 1st September. The single includes a second track ‘Lift You Up’ on the B-Side. Pre-order the single from the Dan Reed Store.

For ‘Confessions‘, Dan wanted to create a genuine solo album to push his own comfort zone as a keyboardist and guitarist, creating something entirely from self-expression. Reed performed all the live instruments and vocals, and also programmed the beats and synth parts.

The album features special guest appearances by guitarists Rob DaikerGeoff Tyson and Martin Tidmarsh.

Dan Reed – ‘Confessions’ – Solo September 2017 UK Tour

Book Online – www.ticketsource.co.uk 

London, St. Pancras Old Church                                 Thursday 14 September

Manchester, Sacred Trinity Church Salford          Friday 15 September (SOLD OUT)

Newcastle, The Cluny 2                                                 Saturday 16 September

Nottingham, Greyhound Beeston                            Sunday 17 September (SOLD OUT)

Photo Credit: © The Margo

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Joe Bonamassa Embarks On UK Tour On Tuesday 18 April 2017

Photo Credit: Ash Crowson

Two time Grammy-award nominated guitarist/vocalist Joe Bonamassa starts his upcoming April 2017 UK Tour on Tuesday 18th April at Edinburgh Usher Hall.

With three shows already sold out, both shows at the Royal Albert Hall (April 20 & April 21) and the Blackpool Opera House (April 22), limited tickets remain for the shows at Edinburgh Usher Hall (April 18) and Sheffield Arena (April 24) which are available from www.jbonamassa.com/tour-dates.

The forthcoming UK tour follows hot on the heels of Joe’s critically acclaimed Salute to the British Blues Explosion tour that saw the American guitarist paying homage to the music of Jeff Beck, Eric Clapton and Jimmy Page.

The April 2017 UK tour will feature Joe alongside a hand-picked group of world-class musicians playing material from his latest album Blues of Desperation plus classic Bonamassa fan favourites.

Joe Bonamassa – April 2017 UK Tour

Book Online: ticketmaster.co.uk, www.jbonamassa.com/tour-dates

24 Hour Ticket Hotline: 0844 844 0444

Edinburgh Usher Hall                    Tuesday 18 April

Royal Albert Hall                             Thursday 20 April (Sold Out)

Royal Albert Hall                             Friday 21 April (Sold Out)

Blackpool Opera House                Saturday 22 April (Sold Out)

Sheffield Arena                                Monday 24 April

 


Dan Patlansky Releases New Single ‘Sonnova Faith’ On 10 April

photo credit Sean Brand

Celebrated South African guitarist and vocalist Dan Patlansky will release his highly anticipated new single ‘Sonnova Faith‘ on Monday 10th April to coincide with his upcoming April / May UK tour with special guest Ash Wilson.

The new single is taken from Patlansky’s current album Introvertigo which was recently voted the #1 Blues Rock Album of 2016 by the Blues Rock Review.  This marks the second time Patlansky has been voted #1 in Blues Rock Reviews’ Top 20 Albums Polls. The first time was in 2014 with his previous studio album Dear Silence Thieves which featured the rock radio singles ‘Backbite‘ and ‘Fetch Your Spade‘.  This marks Dan’s first UK tour since he supported King King in 2016, and Joe Satriani’s 2015 Shockwave UK/European tour.

Patlansky’s special guest is Lincolnshire-based singer-songwriter Ash Wilson, who releases his debut album Broken Machine on April 21st, and is hailed as one of the UK’s most exciting new guitarist and singer-songwriters around.

Dan Patlansky – April / May 2017 UK Tour
With Special Guest Ash Wilson

Tickets – thegigcartel.com, http://danpatlansky.com/shows

 Mr. Kyps, Poole                                                Saturday 15 April

HRH Blues Festival, Sheffield Academy Sunday 16 April (Sold Out)

Islington O2 Academy, London                                  Tuesday 2 May

The Deaf Institute, Manchester                Wednesday 3 May

The Globe, Cardiff                                                           Thursday 4 May

The Tunnels, Bristol                                                        Friday 5 May

The Factory, Barnstable, North Devon                   Saturday 6 May

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