New Moon - A Night of New Music
Leon O'Leary + Freddie Joon + Bastie + Harrison Rimmer + Daniel Barrie
Entry Requirements: 18+ after 7pm
A night of new music and discovery. Singer-songwriters, bands, poets, performance artists...
Founded in January 2017, New Moon offers music fans the chance to see the best up-and-coming acts from the UK, Europe, and often from around the globe.
Only £2.50 entry. Food served until 10pm. Doors open 7:30pm.
If you would like to perform at a future New Moon please apply via email@example.com
Leon O’Leary is an indie rock singer-songwriter from Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk, England. Influenced by artists and bands such as, Ben Howard, James Bay, Sam Fender and Bruce Springsteen, O’Leary implements roots of folk with ethereal soundscapes, shimmering guitars and the electric energy of rock to create the melancholic sound discovered within his music. Backed by BBC Introducing East, Leon has performed live radio sets including backstage at Latitude and has received their title ‘Track of the Week’ for single ‘Stray Dogs’, ending 2021 as one of their artists to watch for 2022. Taking to the stage with his band The Keeper of Calves featuring his sister, Issy O’Leary on guitar and Ryan Meyers on drums, Leon has featured at venues and festivals such as The Norwich Arts Centre, The Portland Arms, The Waterfront Studio, Latitude Festival, Bardfest, Ipswich Sound City, Wild Paths and The Apex. O’Leary has also been listed as a HOT VOX Future Icon and recently has been picked out of the 543 applicants as one of the 9 finalists in Lakefest’s Amped! Competition.
Singer-songwriter Freddie Joon began her career busking in and around London, where she was spotted by industry icon and Spotify's former head of editorial, Austin Daboh.
Since then, Freddie has released two EPs, achieved multiple New Music Friday slots and has accumulated over 17 million streams across Spotify and Apple Music. She has also been featured by the likes of The Line of Best Fit, Earmilk, Notion, Wonderland, BBC Introducing and PRS For Music, as well as a music placement on the hit TV series The Only Way is Essex.
After releasing her debut EP 'Dirty Laundry' , Freddie spent lockdown writing and working on her second and latest EP, 'Someone Else To Talk To' . The energetic & bop-filled second EP explores themes of loneliness, insecurities and “getting over” break-ups all wrapped in lush guitar riffs, and powerful and catchy vocal hooks.
Bastie is a former ‘BBC Introducing Artist of the Week’ who has received extensive airplay from BBC Introducing and Amazing Radio. Recently, he was a finalist in the UK Songwriting competition (judged by Brit and Grammy award winning artists). He is influenced by the likes of Lily Allen, Bowie and Jamie Berry.
BBC presenter Andrew Marston commented on Bastie’s sound - “Infectious melodies and emotive lyrics from an artist at the beginning of an illustrious career”. Bastie used the lockdown(s) to hone in on his songwriting; the songs which emerged caught the attention of producer Nick Brine (produced on Oasis & Arctic Monkeys records) having discovered him on local radio. The pair started working together on Bastie’s new material at Rockfield Studios early in September.
Recently, Bastie released ‘Lullaby Highs’. The song was premiered by Hot Press Magazine. Hot Press: ‘The only way is up for the English talent. Hot Press are certainly excited to see what indie-pop anthems he emerges with next’
Bastie can be seen gigging most nights around Herefordshire and in London venues including The Bedford, Lion Coffee + Records, The Fiddler’s Elbow and at numerous Hotvox events. He also looks forward to playing at a number of festivals this year such as Boardmasters, The Big Feastival, and as a main stage opener at various Pub in the Parks.
Harrison Rimmer is a singer songwriter hailing from Fleetwood & grown in York. Harrison has been touring for many years playing all over the UK, Ireland, Germany, The Netherlands & Australia playing in random roadhouses, pubs, clubs just any venue that would take him. He's supported the likes of Boston Manor, Peatbog Faeries, Tankus The Henge, Rick Witter (from Shed Seven), Tom Hingley (from Inspiral Carpets), Tony Wright (from TerrorVision), Red Ken (from Ferocious Dog), Ben Ottewell (from Gomez), Gaz Brookfield and many more.
Daniel Barrie is a talented singer-songwriter who captivates audiences with his reflective lyrics and heartfelt melodies. Through his music, he offers a unique perspective on the experiences and emotions of a young man navigating life's ups and downs. With each song, Daniel invites listeners to join him on a journey of self-discovery and reflection.
Daniel is an indie rock artist with a distinct blend of country and Americana influences. With 11 singles under his belt, his music resonates with audiences through powerful storytelling and a unique musical fusion that sets him apart in the music scene. With his growing discography, Daniel Barrie continues to showcase his growth as an artist and his ability to craft compelling songs that connect with audiences. His music explores the complexities of young adulthood and offers a relatable and heartfelt perspective. Mixing both the ethos of country music’s storytelling and indies heartfelt and honest nature blending both, to make a unique modern twist on these classic genres.
Daniels' music has amassed tens of thousands of streams with his last Single ‘Still Feels True’ hitting 100,000 streams in less than 2 months putting it in the top 4% of all songs on spotify. He plays live very regularly and you can catch him playing all across The West Midlands and The UK. He has featured on the BOA stage at the sold out Free Radio Hits Live gig at Birmingham’s Resort Arena and played at prestigious The Bedford in London. He supported My Darling Clementine on a Midlands date on their UK Tour. He has featured many times on BBC Introducing CWR, Amazing Radio (both UK and USA), Abbey Radio and Hillz FM and has collaborated with local musicians across the Coventry and Warwickshire area.
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