Franco and the DreadnoughtRank #10 Manchester, UK Alternative / acoustic / indie
Sounds Like: Damien Rice, Bob Dylan, Simon & Garfunkel, The Stone Roses
Label: The Animal Farm
Manager: The Animal Farm
Bio: Franco and the Dreadnought announces himself on the scene with his powerhouse voice and agile fingers. This young lad has the goods and the capability of packing arenas full of people waving their lighters in the air and singing along with every fibre of their being. He and his trusty sidekick, t... See Full BioMore Info
Status: COMPETITION WINNERS!!! 1st place - Izzy Kennedy - amazing take on Love Sweet Home. Wins her name on the artwork... http://t.co/I8XOXmtHDH
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Jun 10The Troubadour
London, UK | 8:00pmThe TroubadourMon Jun 10 8:00pm
supporting Maggie Riley - Maggie Reilly has covered vast musical ground. From the jazz/funk of Cado Belle, performances with Karl-Heinz Stockhausen, her collaboration with Prog rocker Mike Oldfield, duets with Jack Bruce (Cream) and Dave Gilmour (Pink Floyd) through early nineties Euro pop and her thoughtful solo albums of the last decade, Maggie’s first came to prominence with the seminal Scottish funk-rock-band Cado Belle before forming her much acclaimed partnership with Mike Oldfield, which produced such great songs as ‘Moonlight Shadow’, ‘To France’ and the Hall & Oates hit ‘Family Man’ for which she received an ASCAP award in 1984. After parting with Oldfield and taking time out to start a family, Maggie resumed her solo career and awards came with increasing frequency. Her Album ‘Echoes’ in 1991 included the massive worldwide hit that she wrote ‘Every time We Touch’ alongside the European hits ‘Wait’ and ‘Tears in the Rain’. The release of ‘Starcrossed’ (2000) provided more evidence of her subtle skills, particularly on the stunning single ‘Adelena’ (including an electrifying guitar solo by Chris Rea) and the beautiful ‘Half-Light’. In 2006 Maggie returned to her Scottish roots with the release of ‘Rowan’. This is an album of original songs, mixed seamlessly with traditional Scottish and English folk songs with the Reilly twist! The 2009 release of ‘Looking Back Moving Forward’ presented a new take on some of Maggie’s older songs alongside new songs in the contemporary celtic style of her new Album ’Silver on the Tree’ is due for release summer 2013 and was premiered at Glasgow’s fabulous Celtic Connections festival at the sold out Tron Theatre January 27th with a fabulous review below.
Jun 29Dent Music and Beer Fes…
Yorkshire, UK | 12:00pmDent Music and Beer FestivalSat Jun 29 12:00pm
Jul 7Keynsham Music Festival
Bristol, UK | 1:00pmKeynsham Music FestivalSun Jul 07 1:00pm
Jul 24Various venues across P…
Warsaw, PL | 8:00pmVarious venues across PolandWed Jul 24 8:00pm
5 date Poland tour from July 24th - July 29th
NYC, NEW Y, US | 8:00pmTBCFri Aug 02 8:00pm
NYC, NEW Y, US
US tour, travelling from New York to San Francisco trying to play as many shows as possible in 1 month!
make 2013 a break out year!
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