Belfast Telegraph Features Smalltown America Artists On Nero Tour
A series of free gigs kicks off tonight as Londonderry record label Smalltown America Music embarks on a tour of Northern Ireland coffee shops.
Emerging artists Little Bear, Alana Henderson, Our Krypton Son and Sullivan & Gold will play live music in Caffe Nero stores throughout April.
All events are free and open to music fans of all ages.
Caffè Nero has been supporting live music tours by new artists for the last six years, hosting singer-songwriter Passenger on the south coast of England before he become one of the bestselling artists of 2012/13.
However this is the first tour in Northern Ireland.
Smalltown America Music director Charlene Hegarty said: “Our company mantra is ‘Good music needs to be heard’ – the Nero Live tour is a very exciting opportunity for our artists, allowing them to welcome fans to enjoy their music in a relaxed and comfortable environment.
"We are thrilled to be the first company in Northern Ireland to facilitate this tour.”
Little Bear are Ireland’s ‘one’s to watch’, with sold out shows north and south of the border.
Alana Henderson delivers tales of loss and love with melody, heart and her cello. Fans of the old fangled charms of Tom Waits’ ‘Closing Time’ will love Our Krypton Son.
If you love Bombay Bicycle Club and Fleet Foxes, you will find Sullivan & Gold deliver story and soul with two voices and two guitars.
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