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Seán McGowan

Seán McGowan

Feb 4th 2018 @ Rising Sun Arts Centre

Reading, United Kingdom
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Alternative Country, Americana, Folk Rock, Rock, Folk, Country
Sunday, February 4th, 2018
7:30 PM
Rising Sun Arts Centre
Silver Street, Reading, United Kingdom
As part of Independent Venue Week 2018

Club Velocity presents
Sean McGowan
Raised on a diet of The Clash, The Jam, Specials, Billy Bragg and other such politically-charged, punk-ignited British pop, 24 year old Southampton-born troubadour Seán McGowan had been playing up and down the UK for five years, and DIY released three EPs (given away / sold on a pay what you want basis at shows), before catching the ears of the music industry at 2013's Great Escape festival.
An appearances on Billy Bragg's Left Field stage at Glastonbury that year saw Seán exposed to his biggest audience yet, and touring / playing shows with artists the likes of Get Cape. Wear Cape. Fly, The Rifles, Beans On Toast and Frank Turner.
In early 2014, Seán McGowan started piecing together a new record with Sam 'Get Cape' Duckworth at the controls, at Sam's own Amazing Grace studio in London.
The first fruits of the sessions are two slices of teenage Southampton life entitled 'Come Unstuck' (featuring Frank Turner on backing vocals) and 'Swings & Roundabouts', and were released as a double a-side 7. He spent the rest of the year on the road. Touring with 'Get Cape' all over the UK and 'Rob Lynch' all over mainland Europe.
2015 saw Seán on the road pretty solidly. Supporting 'Skinny Lister' and then embarking on his first ever headline tour in December to packed rooms all over the UK. The release of 'Look Lively' set McGowan up nicely.
2016 has proved to be the most exciting yet. Supporting 'Recreations' and 'Grace Petrie' in the first half of the year. The second half saw the release of his single 'No Show' and resulted in a small full band sold-out UK tour.
2017 is up for grabs with new single 'Apple Core' and a month long solo UK headline tour

Jake Morley
Ace/great/fab singer songwriter from London.

He is certainly something else! Very Charismatic, warm and a fantastic singer and guitar player.

 Janice Long, Radio 2
Jake Morley and his impressive band more than have what it takes an ambitious pop sound that is every bit as bright and sparkly as the main player himself - 4 stars

 The Independent[14]
A sound that can't be ignored. Morley can do no wrong, and a wealth of fans can't get enough. 9/10[15]
Great real life lyrics and superb virtuoso playing. That's extraordinary!

 Tom Robinson, 6 music
Jake Morley is not just your average bloke with guitar, he stuns crowds with his unique style and is always a show stealer.

 BBC Introducing
It's phenomenal to watch him but it's still more daunting to consider that he also sings up a storm and writes cracking songs. Morley is a true original

 Acoustic Magazine
This is a man to follow, not just on social media sites, but in real life whenever he plays a gig. This is music to cherish.

Burnt Tomorrow
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Alternative Country, Americana, Folk Rock, Rock, Folk, Country