Singer-songwriter Thom Artway will take his perfectly combined mix of a modern sound and classic songwriting to the UK – playing 7 of the best independent venues – starting at the Head of Steam in Newcastle on 25th November, taking in London’s iconic Troubadour on 9th December and culminating at Hull’s legendary The Sesh on 11th December.
Travelling to the UK for a series of headline shows the captivating folk-pop arts will perform his beautifully crisp new single ‘Sleeping Next To You’. Premiered by Clash, the up-tempo number spans influences ranging from Frightened Rabbit’s joyful moments in ‘Midnight Organ Fight’ to Mumford & Sons sculptured sound of ‘Little Lion Man’. The single marked Thom’s second international release, ahead from his upcoming sophomore album set for release in 2019. Last year’s first internationally acclaimed single ‘All I Know’ saw support from the likes of CelebMix, Indie Band Guru, Music Match and Subba-Cultcha, among others.
Already one of the most respected young musicians in the Czech music scene, the talented artist is ready to be crowned the country’s best music export. Having already notched up memorable performances at this year’s Great Escape and Europe’s largest music and cultural festival Sziget and won the first Czech Fresh – the music project led to cooperation with UK live promoters to help give an international focus to local music
Creating captivating songs with the use of his distinctive voice, memorable top lines and introspective lyrics, Thom’s debut single ‘I Have No Inspiration’, dominated the Czech charts for two years, becoming a domestic hit, and culminating with Thom winning two of the most prestigious Czech music awards. Inspired by British songwriters, he grew up busking in the streets of Prague, he first came to the attention when his song ‘Towards the Sun’ was chosen as the soundtrack for the Czech movie ‘Křídla Vánoc’, Thom then went on to release his debut EP ‘Still Standing in the Unknown’, before travelling and playing across Australia to hone his skills. His debut album ‘Hedgehog’, released on Warner Music, set the talented artist on the path of international success.
The dates are as follows:
Sun 25th NEWCASTLE – Head of Steam http://bit.ly/2ylea72
Mon 26th EDINBURGH – Sneaky Pete’s http://bit.ly/2yJ8OSr
Tues 27th GLASGOW – Hug and Pint http://bit.ly/2OMXOxr
Wed 28th DUNDEE – Clarks http://bit.ly/2OMXOxr
Sun 9th LONDON – The Troubadour http://bit.ly/2EujCtx
Mon 10th MANCHESTER – Jimmy’s http://bit.ly/2CoSnOq
Tues 11th HULL – The Sesh http://www.theseshhull.co.uk