Tag Archive: Gigs in Leicester

  1. Acoustic Session on Wednesday 21st March 2012

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    8th February 2012

    For immediate release.

     On Wednesday 21st March Horus Music presents a night of
Live original music at the Musician. Performing on the night will be four Of Leicester’s most established and up and coming artists Chris Ostler, Fay Brotherhood, Rosie Doyle and Theo Miller.

    Theo Miller is a young singer songwriter from Leicester who is quickly making a name for himself on the local scene. Constantly gigging around the city 2012 promises to be a big year for Theo with up coming gigs at venues like the 02 Academy not to mention a support slot with Joan Armatrading at De Montfort Hall when she plays Leicester in November. Theo is also planning to release his debut EP in the early part of the year.

    Rosie Doyle is a young singer/songwriter from Leicester who has built up her reputation through playing at local acoustic and open mic nights throughout the city. Last year Rosie released her debut EP and played the White Noise Festival in Leicester. She also collaborated with fellow Leicester band By The Rivers on a track that featured on Exports 03 a charity compilation released last year. As well as continuing to play live locally Rosie is also currently working on a brand new EP.

    Fay Brotherhood is a well-known name on the Leicester scene. She is an up and coming original folk singer/songwriter, originally from Coalville Her set encompasses interpretations of folk songs from the English, Scottish, Irish and Welsh traditions. She has already released four albums worth of material and is currently readying a brand new EP for release.

    Since moving to Leicester to attend university Chris Ostler has made a name for himself on the local scene. Releasing his debut album “Show Me The World” towards the end of last year Chris has gone from strength to strength playing last years Glastonbudget festival. Chris has also recently confirmed a support slot with folk legend Joan Armatrading in Torquay as part of her UK tour in November

    Doors are at 8PM
 Admission is £5
The Musician Clyde Street, Leicester

    Here is a sneak preview of the artist performing via YouTube

  2. Gig on the 24th January 2012

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    On Tuesday the 24th of January Horus Music presents a night of original live music at the Musician. Performing on the night will be four of Leicester’s most up and coming and established artists Scott Adams, Wekie, Nancy Dawkins and Grace and the Magic Roots.

    Scott Adams is a singer/songwriter who has built up quite a reputation and following locally. Scott will open up the night and is accompanied on guitar by Carl Jenkins. 2012 promises to be a big year for Scott with the release of his debut EP.

    Weikie, also known as Adam Weikert, is primarily known for his drumming in local band ‘Her Name is Calla’. A proven multi-instrumentalist and seasoned live performer, Weikie has now emerged onto the local scene with a refocused sound as a folk based singer songwriter. A free single released at the start of January 2012 will be followed shortly by a full-length album that will only further demonstrate his unique talent.

    Nancy Dawkins is a singer-songwriter from Leicester who performs regularly on the local scene. Releasing her debut single Smoke/Inadequate last year Nancy gained regional and national radio play including Steve Lamacq’s BBC Radio 2 show. Nancy continues to gig locally whilst currently working on her debut album.

    Grace and the Magic Roots is an acoustic string quartet who is influenced from a mix of styles ranging from traditional inspired folk music and roots reggae. They will leave you somewhat bewildered and mystified but captivated at the same. The band is gearing up to release their debut album in 2012.

    Doors are at 8PM
    Admission is £5
    The Musician, Clyde Street, Leicester