Here’s a great broadcast from the Wonderstuff’s Miles Hunt concerning the release of Shared 2 on IRL records.
Ian contributes 2 newly recorded songs along with Miles and Erica, Damien Dempsey, Dan Donnelly, Jim Bob, Boo Hewerdine and others.
Ian will appear on the second Shared album following its very successful first run. This acoustic based album managed the music industry rarity of re-cooping its loses and Shared 2 promises to follow in its footsteps.
Ian will share the album with Miles Hunt, Dan Donnelly, Damien Dempsey, Boo Hewerdine, Jim Bob (Carter USM) and others.
You can pre-order signed copies now from www.irl.org.uk
FARMAGEDDON is a mini festival happening in Knapp Farm in Taunton on the 4th of September 2010 featuring some the finest acoustic music on the live circuit in Britain at the moment. There will be free camping and car parking included in the £20 ticket price and there will be full catering and bar service provided on site. Highlights of the lineup include,
Hazaar are an eclectic group of musicians have gathered together to pay homage to the music of the traveling people, in particular the Jewish and Gypsy cultures. But Hazaar just want to make you laugh, cry and most of all to DANCE
Miles Hunt and Erica Nockalls are the Lead singer and violin player with hugely popular alternative rock band THE WONDERSTUFF. With a live album and two studio albums now under their belt, the duo regularly tour the length and breadth of the UK, playing to both smaller audiences and large festival crowds alike supplying a mix of tracks from Hunt’s entire career, alongside inter-song banter and some explanations into the stories behind the songs.
IAN PROWSE is one of Liverpool’s treasured songwriters. Having formed 2 successful bands, PELE and AMSTERDAM, he has been writing and performing for over 20 years notching up numerous chart hits all over the globe. Ian’s classic song “Does This Train Stop On Merseyside” has been covered by Christy Moore recently to critical acclaim, he is a seasoned live performer that always gives 110% live.
REV HAMMER is a folk rock troubadour that is loved by many across Europe. He has toured and recorded with THE LEVELLERS and NEW MODEL ARMY to name a few. His unique Folk concept album “Freeborn John” was a national success that led to a touring theatrical production that packed theatres across the country. His solo live show is entertaining and funny as well as touching and sincere.
DAN DONNELLY has been playing since a young age and has had success in both Europe and America. He has toured with SETH LAKEMAN, THE LEVELLERS, AIR, TURIN BRAKES and THE OYSTERBAND to name a few of many. His previous band Watercress topped the Irish indie chars numerous times and he plays constantly all over the globe.
For more information on the festival please go to
Ian will play a solo show at Da Bees in Windsford Cheshire this coming Friday night. You can pay the small price of just £4 on the door for this one.
The day after Amsterdam will be appearing around tea time (5pm ish) at the Day at the Bridges festival at Ratlinghope, Shropshire.
Also appearing are Dan Donnelly, Miles Hunt, Mark Morriss and many others. Entrance fee is ONLY a fiver.
Ian is thrilled to embark on a short solo tour of the Emerald Isle this June with Dan Donnelly. Dates are:
Wednesday 2 June – The Pavilion Bar Belfast 296 Ormeau Road Belfast BT7 2GD Tel: (0 28 90) 283 283
Thursday 3 June – Charlies Bar Union Quay Cork
Saturday 5 June – The Roisin Dubh Domnick Street Galway +353 91 586540.
You will be able to pay on the door at all venues.