Half Moon presents:
James Walsh (Starsailor) Solo Acoustic
James Walsh + Duke Of Wolves (Acoustic) + Lucy-May
Entry Requirements: 18+ after 7pm
James Walsh, lead singer of Starsailor, will be performing a solo acoustic set. Expect to hear Starsailor classics, solo songs and the odd cover.
Support comes from Duke of Wolves, who will be performing an acoustic set, and Lucy-May.
Front man of multi-million selling band Starsailor, JAmes Walsh has emerged as a singer-songwriter in his own right. He's written songs with Eliza Doolittle, Melanie C, Suzanne Vega and Professor Green - to name a few; as well as releasing his debut solo album 'Turning Point' back in 2014. Starsailor released their eagerly awaited 5th studio album 'All This Life' in September 2017.
Duke Of Wolves (Acoustic)
'Join them or get out of the way, future festival headliners.’
John Giddings (Solo Agency/Isle Of Wight Festival)
‘A very exciting combo, a stadium band in the making!’
Steve Brown (Award Winning Record Producer)
‘It's rare to find an emerging artist who can straddle the line of being both fun & fierce in their live performance as well as Duke Of Wolves.’
Elise Cobain (Amazing Radio)
‘Look out for many opportunities to grab your wellies, stride across muddy fields and experience Duke of Wolves in their native environment through next summer’s festival season.'
Flo Bannigan (Fresh On The Net/Angry Baby)
Duke Of Wolves are an unsigned London based 4 piece rock band who are a little bit Queens Of The Stone Age, a little bit Rage Against The Machine and a little bit Muse while stamping their own melodic take on alternative rock music. They combine hard-hitting riffs, huge choruses, and melodies that’ll follow you all the way home. Suitable for crowded public transport, open desert roads, and every mood in between.
Formed in January 2016 the band have already achieved a fair bit, but here are the highlights:*
Played Isle Of Wight Festival and Standon Calling Festival Headlined the Hard Rock Cafe in London Enjoyed a lot of BBC Introducing exposure Played by Planet Rock Radio and Amazing Radio several times. Released 4 singles Reviewed by many blogs including Tom Robinson's Fresh On The Net as a Fresh Fave.
There are many more releases, cool gigs and festivals to come as the band graduate from a stroll into a ferocious charge, leaving nothing standing in their wake.
Lucy-May is a singer/songwriter from London. Brought up on 60’s Motown music you can definitely hear this in her soulful vocal infused with a retro yet new country vibe. Her unique style and edgy look alongside her distinct beehive hair style sets her aside from anyone else out there. Lucy-May is an independent artist and totally self funded, holding down several jobs to make money for her music. Lucy-May released her debut album ‘Whirlwind’ in 2015, and says ‘it was pretty surreal seeing my album in HMV on the recommended shelf, the day it was released I was on my lunch break at work when I went in and I literally had butterflies in my stomach and my eyes were full of tears. I was so proud.’ Tipped by Sir Terry Wogan to be the next big UK star after her first single ‘Paper Heart’ was play-listed on BBC Radio 2.
Since then she had spot plays with her singles Whirlwind and We Got It being highly praised by d.j’s other than Wogan, such as Graham Norton, Vanessa Feltz, Ken Bruce, Jeremy Vine, Steve Wright, Simon Mayo, Janice Long, Paul O’Grady and has been interviewed by Jo Whiley, Bob Harris & Baylen Leonard. Lucy-May has just released her second album ‘Little by Little’ and again it has made the ‘Recommended’ shelf in HMV. She has just finished her very own headline tour around the UK and has done live radio sessions at BBC Radio London with Gaby Roslin, BBC Radio Manchester with Becky Want, BBC Radio Bristol with Jonathan Ray and Alex Lester and Metro Radio with Alan Robson. Her first and second singles from the new album ‘Counting the Days’ & ‘Little by Little’ have both made waves across the UK and USA on lots of regional radio stations.
Continuously gigging around the UK and even making waves Stateside. She has opened for some incredible artists such as, the legendary Michael Bolton, Robben Ford, Striking Matches, Kristian Bush of Sugarland, Larkin Poe, Ashley Monroe and Gabrielle. Performing at The Royal Albert Hall when opening for Michael Bolton is her biggest highlight so far.