NOT TO BE MISSED // AKIRA KAI // EJ O'REILLY // MICHELLE SHAIYEN // ROXANNE KELLY // DARREN HOFFMAN LIVE AT THE LUCKY PIG
With an abundance of amazing artists and awesome shows coming up in the calendar, we’ve carefully handpicked one of our stand-out events which we’re particularly looking forward to!
If you haven’t heard of THESE ARTISTS then check them out below and make sure you get to see them live up close and personal!
Akira Kai 19 year old Artist singer-songwriter from New Zealand, playing passionate, raw pop songs. Gigging across venues in London and soon to be releasing music in the coming months.
Listen to his music here - https://open.spotify.com/artist/1w7uKYzFeRX8XwqUUTu96J
Soundcloud - https://soundcloud.com/mmkx5pqe3a72/tracks
Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/akira_____a/?hl=en
Hailing from Newcastle near Belfast, His music consists lo-fi folk and americana elements producing an intimate up close sound.
21 year old East Midlands Singer/Songwriter, with influences from the likes of RAYE, Jhene Aiko, and Lianne La Havas, integrates emotive writing and Pop melodies to sit on top of an R&B sound; accompanied by a delicate, breathy vocal.
“Writing woe is me songs is kind of my thing. There’s just a certain feeling you get from melancholy songs that you just can’t get from happy ones. I love off beat rhythms and I just really enjoy playing with melodies, its the melodies and lyrics that mean most to me in my songs.”
Born and raised in London, Roxanne began singing, acting and dancing at the New London Performing Arts Centre performing in termly/annual shows and musical performances. Roxanne won the Charlotte Coleman Scholarship Award for 2010. Roxanne went on to achieve a First Class BA (Honours) from The University of Nottingham, studying modules in Performance, Music Production, Digital Composition and Popular Music.
Roxanne has a Masters in Music Performance from The Institute of Contemporary Music Performance. Here she met her wonderful guitarist Joe Devine. Roxanne has performed in notable venues in the UK and Europe, such as Notre Dame Cathedral, Barcelona Cathedral, RADA Theatre, The Old Vic, BBC Hippodrome and many more. Working on new original music, Roxanne will be releasing an EP later this year. To watch Roxanne's latest performances and covers click here https://www.youtube.com/user/roxyandthebeats.
Ropeadope Records recording artist Darren Hoffman is the guitarist and co-founder of New Orleans based duo Uncle Nef with legendary drummer and singer Shannon Powell; guitarist and band leader of the NYC trio gorgeous!; founder and producer of Guava Records; creator of the Tutti Music Player; and a resident faculty member of The Florida State University. Hoffman's new solo work focuses on original songs for guitar and voice that tell stories reminiscent of Leonard Cohen and Tom Waits and instrumental improvisation likened to Jimi Hendrix and John Medeski.
So save the date, add it to your calendar, pin it on your notice board as you won’t want to miss this one.
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