Pay on the door. On at 9.30pm
10:30-------- "Franco and The Dreadnought" 9:30--------Caitlin Eadie 8:30--------Paul Inman's Delivery 7:30--------Annie Boxell
Returning to Top Tunes, performing with the house band then writing a song on the spot to perform 20 minutes after receiving the song title! Pressure.
Sounds Like: Damien Rice, Bob Dylan, Simon & Garfunkel, The Stone Roses
Bio: Franco and the Dreadnought is a solo project combining Franco's heartfelt vocals and songwriting with his Dreadnought acoustic guitar. This lad from Manchester, England has the goods and the capability of packing arenas full of people waving their hands in the air and singing along with every fib...See Full Bio
“In an industry that seems to be saturated with singer songwriters, there is reason to believe that Franco and the Dreadnought are very much the hidden treasure that need to be unearthed. As confident and as articulate as any Mancunian musician needs to be, Franco and the Dreadnought presents to the world, a collection of songs and live performances that are so heartfelt and honest they leave you hanging on to every word. His nimble fingers, flawless harmonies and dynamic voice, draw up the obvious connotations to fellow Northerners 'Paul Lidell', 'Liam Frost and the Slowdown Family' and 'John Bramwell (I am Kloot)', however, in terms of Franco's unbelievable melodies and pure rawness I feel that 'The Twang' are a more suitable reference point. There appears to be so much depth to Franco and the Dreadnought's intelligent songwriting ability, with each song filled with thoughtful hooks and heart on sleeve lyrics that seem capable of taking life by the scruff of it's neck to face ...”