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May 5th 2018 @ The Harrison Bar

London, United Kingdom
I Was There
Saturday, May 5th, 2018
7:15 AM
The Harrison Bar
London, United Kingdom
7 RSVPs
Tickets £8 advance, £10 on the door

Birmingham based singer songwriter Robert Lane will release his third album and tour the UK in spring 2018.

In June 2017 Robert went on a joint headline tour with Nashville based singer songwriter Kyshona Armstrong. Robert met Kyshona in September 2016 when touring as the opening act for a Night in Nashville featuring Kyshona, Sarah Darling and Jenn Bostic.

Robert was chosen by the LG Arena to perform in the Forum Live area of the arena before concerts by Eric Clapton, Mark Knopfler, Ellie Goulding and John Mayer. In July 2015 he once again performed at the newly re-branded Genting Arena before a concert by Fleetwood Mac.

In August 2013 he was selected to attend a song writing retreat/course with Kinks front man Ray Davies.

Robert Lane attended my songwriting course at Dartington in 2013. Robert responded well to composition and exercises given. As the course became more intensive his progress was excellent throughout. I am pleased to recommend Robert to continue his music and develop his writing so that he can reach his full potential. Ray Davies songwriter and frontman of The Kinks

"a talented songwriter and singer. EP Ends and Starts is full of deceptively simple songs with clever and witty lyrics across a range of styles." R2 Magazine

"Check out the vibrant new song from Robert Lane." Telegraph Music

"Lane is a charismatic presence on stage, engaging with the audience and injecting the odd moment of levity into the event. While that levity doesn't always make it into his music (there aren't a lot of laughs in songs such as Break My Heart Blues), his music never fails to draw you in." Adam Jenkins, Fatea Magazine

"A great talent to work with." Neil King, Fatea Magazine and Busk Love Folk Festival

"Robert Lane is making a bit of a splash across social and other media just now, due to an engaging manner and a lively presence." Fatea Magazine

"Here is a catchy tune married to clever words once upon a time it would have been a hit single. It is a perfect feel-good song." Folking.com

"Rob himself is enviably upbeat with a voice that is crystal clear..." She Dances In The Mind

"Lane has a strong, clear voice...Lane has been influenced by many styles but he also has a definite talent as a songwriter." Folkall

"His confidence, wit and persona reflect a performer born for the stage...he is surely set to thrive in the future on both the local and wider
singer-songwriter circuit." Three Chords and the Truth

Great songs, incredibly talented guitar player and great vocals as well!" hitting all the right notes

Thoughtful melodic songs; well crafted; and, I believe, lyrically highly personal. Phil The Music Quill

"I could just talk to him for ages We loved having him in" Louise Brierley BBC WM

"Wish him all the success, great interview, fascinating guy." Brett Berks BBC WM

(his) songs all have a fantastic melodic corereally intrigued by the melodyit's particularly sweet. Alan Clifford BBC Radio Nottingham drivetime

"One of the most catchy and unforgettable choruses I have heard all year, an out-and-out stomper." Music Musings and Such

"How infections is that though? you can not but feel amazing just listening to everything he's put into making this song sound so damn good." Robb Powell, Band of Badgers Podcast

Website
www.robertlanemusic.co.uk

Social media
www.facebook.com/robertlanemusic
www.twitter.com/robertlanemuisc
www.instagram.com/robertlanemusic

Ben Cotterill
Since previous folk-pop band 'Ben and the Kingdom' ended, Ben has been busy working on a brand new album with a new direction; by creating and leading his new musical collective 'Wizard in a Box'. Tonight will be Ben's first solo gig in 3 years.

James Wing
James is one of the songwriters out of north London's own 'The Roves', what a happy story, here's the link https://www.facebook.com/TheRoves/'