Posts Tagged ‘The Musician’

The Lake Poets are about to head out on  Winter 2014 Tour of the UK – Dates & Info:
2.12 LONDON // 3.12 LEICESTER Musician // 4.12 SUNDERLAND // 5.12 – YORK // 7.12 DARMSTADT // 8.12 HALDERN // 9.12 COLOGNE // 10.12 BERLIN // 11.12 HAMBURG

the new Lead single from début EP ‘Honest Hearts’.


English folk singer-songwriter  Johnny Flynn attended school with Hackman and was instrumental in getting her first record deal with Transgressive; he produced her debut single, “You Come Down” in 2012. As a teenager, Hackman was a model for Burberry Clothing.  Hackman received a phone call from Burberry  requesting her participation in an upcoming ad campaign. In 2012, she was chosen as one of the new faces for their Spring/Summer eye wear campaign. Two of her songs, “You Come Down” and “Here I Lie”, were used in promotional material for the brand. Hackman’s first release was an EP of covers, which was available for digital download in January 2013. One month later, she released her first mini-album, “That Iron Taste”, featuring songs of her own composition. The album was released on February  2013 in physical and digital download.The album was produced byAlt – J’s Charlie Andrew.  In 2013, she toured Australia and Europe as an opening act for Laura Marling to support the release of “That Iron Taste”. She later released two more EPs: “Sugar Blind” last December and “Deaf Heat” this  April, 2014 via iTunes. Both EPs contain songs written by Hackman as well as one cover song. All of Hackman’s EPs are available for free streaming on her official website.Tickets to The Cure’s upcoming London Hammersmith Apollo shows went on sale this morning (Friday 7 November) – with some fans delighted by the chance to see the goth-rock heroes, while others were left disappointed.



Singer songwriter Marika Hackman is ending a busy year with a support slot with Alt J around the UK and Europe a new single and her own headlining shows, this track is taken from the forthcoming debut album “We Slept At Last”which will not be released until mid February. Marika will be visiting the Midlands a few times in Leicester at the Musician 10th November  and Friday 14th November at the Bodega Social.


Former Woods and The Babies guitarist Singer Songwriter Kevin Morby, A song taken from his second solo album “Still life” a little bit of saxophone and some great tinkling piano drive this tune along Kevin is playing at the Musician in Leicester


the third album is due soon from ERLAND and The CARNIVAL due out on August 25th on Full Time Hobby , the first recording in three years guitarist Erland Cooper and bandmate Simon Tong formerly of the Verve and sometimes touring member of Blur and Gorillaz . The band will be playing the Musician in Leicester on a small tour of the UK.



So pleased to see Erland and the Carnival back with a new album titled “Closing Time” and a gig at the Musician in Leicester later this year.

wonderful Ezra Furman from Chicago and his brilliant band the Boyfriends will be at the musician in Leicester tonight Monday 12th May, he was amazing at Live at Leeds and this session from the Bowlegs team in Brighton proves he is not to be missed. Ezra Furman with his Boyfriends is currently on tour will be playing The Musician in leicester


Nominated for Best Duo and Newcomer at the Fatea awards for British Folk, Josienne Clarke, powerful and pure vocals reminiscent of english folk heroine Sandy Denny and Judy Dyble and Ben Walker with some guitar mastery are one of the best Folk bands you will see and hear. they are similar to the Richard and Linda Thompson of I want to see the Bright Lights era,

“Its a Monday its a mundane” and “shes clever because she stops people dying”, there are some awesome lines in this songs from Australian singer songwriter Courtney Barnett this track is taken from the double EP “A sea of Split Peas” , just listen to the lyrics Awesome song. I’m not that Good at Breathing In either Courtney.

Courtney Barnett will be playing the Musician in Leicester and also at the Dot to Dot festival in Nottingham.

Australian Singer songwriter  Courtney Barnett released a wonderful Ep of songs late last year titled ” A Sea of Gold Peas ” she is currently touring the UK ,  Europe and most recently show Cases at SXSW festival  in AustinTexas, its full of languid tales and stories. Here  she plays a excellent version of a LEMONHEADS cover “Bein Around”