Emma Stevens in Leeds
The Pack Horse, Leeds
Wednesday 25th October 2017
Promoter(s): Rock Nation Events
Rock Nation Events is proud to present Emma Stevens.
Having recently supported the Wet Wet Wet on their UK tour, multiple festival apparences and radio plays. Emma Stevens will be coming to Leeds for an intimate set at the Packhorse.
Supported by Megan O'Neill, James Fredholm and Mark Sullivan.
2017 sees the hugely talented British singer-songwriter and multi -instrumentalist Emma Stevens release and tour her third album 'To My Roots', a collection of songs inspired by the eclectic mix of music she grew up listening to. Everything from James Taylor through Paul Simon to The Dixie Chicks, The Corrs, Carrie Underwood and Brad Paisley. "I love country music and was lucky enough to spend a month in Nashville recently writing, collaborating and immersing myself in the culture".
Originally from Co. Kildare, Ireland Megan O'Neill is one of the UK's most exciting Americana artists. A long-time musician and song-writer, Megan has previously lived in Nashville but now resides full time in London.
She released her debut EP 'Coming Home' in May 2015, reaching #1 in Irish country charts & was awarded 'UK EP of the Year' by public vote through
W21Music. She has now released a second record (February 2017) with her new 6-piece band 'Megan and the Common Threads'.
Jmes Fredholm is a new poet, singer songwriter and artist. Following his childhood in the US, he has lived in London and Zurich for the past 30 years. He recently left his career in international finance to pursue his artistic passions full time.
In late 2016 he published Uncaged, his first collection of poems, followed in April 2017 by Love Is The Answer, his debut album of original songs.
Mark Sullivan is a well accomplished singer/songwriter from Hitchin, Hertfordshire with a
massive voice and an ear for writing memorable and immediately familiar sounding songs.
He is a Master of the loop pedal and expertly executed guitar solo's with string destroying showoff Pieces.
After learning to play guitar Mark formed his first band 'Gekko' at the young age of 15. Gekko went on to become one of the best, most accomplished local bands over the next few years playing shows at some great venues/festivals including Dublin Castle, Bulldog Bash and Rock In The Park as well as performances on local BBC Introducing shows. When the band split in later years Mark continued to play as frontman of 'The Marksman' acoustic duo with
percussionist Clint Henderson. In January 2013 he decided to pursue his dream of his originals career as a soloist under management and started performing solo as Mark Sullivan.
The first single from the latest EP is currently being pushed for national playlist and there is a brand new single almost ready for next the release schedule ahead of his tour.
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