GSMC are passionate about creating new opportunities for Live Music and are keen to work with venues and festivals, we have now created a Donate button on GSMC website Home Page where all funds will go into creating new initiatives. We are also keen to speak to prospective sponsors and volunteers. If you are interested in getting involved please contact us.
Discovering Music Together
We have another jam packed week coming up from GSMC with live shows and new releases, including our Acoustic Café Showcase at the Hope & Anchor tonight (Monday) and at The Newtown Pippin (Wednesday), New Music Thursday takes place at The Couch, Bracknell this week and Wilde Sundays returns to South Hill Park Arts Centre, Bracknell on Sunday afternoon.
The excellent new album ‘Footsteps’ by Chloe et Les Vaillantes is released on Wednesday. The Lost Trades continue their UK Tour promoting their new album ‘Petrichor’ with dates in Birmingham, London, Bath, Bristol & Exeter, Tu-kay & Ryan have shows in Northampton and Earls Barton, The Gillies perform at Talking Rhythm, London, Gavin Thomas performs Songs from the Summerhouse online on Tuesday and don’t forget to take a listen to our weekly New Original Spotify Playlist for some great new releases.
Please see below for full details.
GSMC What’s On This Week (Mon 20th – Sun 26th Mar)
Mon 20th – Acoustic Café – Hope & Anchor, Wokingham
Tues 21st – Songs from the Summerhouse – GSMC Online Music Club
Wed 22nd – Acoustic Cafe – The Newtown Pippin, Bracknell
Wed 22nd – The Lost Trades – The Red Lion Folk Club, Birmingham
Wed 22nd – The Gillies – Talking Rhythm, London
Thurs 23rd – New Music Thursday – The Couch, Bracknell
Thurs 23rd – The Lost Trades – The Sound Lounge, London
Fri 24th – The Lost Trades – Chapel Arts Centre, Bath
Fri 24th – Tu-kay & Ryan – Kontra Roots, Earls Barton
Sat 25th – The Lost Trades – Congresbury Folk Night, Bristol
Sat 25th – Tu-kay & Ryan – Albion Brewey, Northampton
Sun 26th – The Lost Trades – Phoenix, Exeter
Sun 26th – Wilde Sundays, South Hill Park Arts Centre, Bracknell
For full details please visit our website.
GSMC What’s On
GSMC Online Shop
New Original Music Playlist https://open.spotify.com/playlist/3Qwb5U2VFZz7NRTHEBIJlb
GSMC YouTube Page
Graham Steel Music Company
Website – https://www.grahamsteelmusiccompany.com
Facebook Page – https://www.facebook.com/grahamsteelmusiccompany
Acoustic Cafe (Wokingham)
Monday 20th March
Hope & Anchor, Wokingham
The line up for our weekly showcase session at The Hope & Anchor, Wokingham on Monday 20th March features a great line up including Marc Woosnam, Matt Keddie, Andy Lavery, Matt Hall & Zac Box, starts 7.30pm, admission is free.
The Lost Trades
Wed 22nd Mar – Red Lion Folk Club, Birmingham
Thurs 23rd Mar – The Sound Lounge, London
Fri 24th Mar – Chapel Arts Centre, Bath
Sat 25th – Congresbury Folk Night, Bristol
Sun 26th – Exeter Phoenix
The Lost Trades are a trio of Wiltshire based singer songwriters (Jamie R Hawkins, Phil Cooper and Tamsin Quin) who, brought together by a mutual love of folk and roots music, have joined forces for a three part harmony, modern folk adventure. Performing both collectively and individually penned songs, The Lost Trades tell carefully crafted stories using an array of stringed instruments and light percussion, all lovingly stitched together with soaring vocal harmonies.
New Music Thursday
Thursday 23rd March
The Couch, Bracknell
Join us for our regular showcase night at The Couch, Bracknell featuring three piece punk pop band Mostly Dust, acoustic blues from Matin Woods, self taught country singer Megan Collins and singer & songwriter Graeme Cutting. Doors open 7.30pm, starts 8pm, admission £7.00
To book go to :- www.wegottickets.com/event/573198
Sunday 26th March
South Hill Park Arts Centre, Bracknell
The line up for Wilde Sundays at South Hill Park Arts Centre, Bracknell on 26th March 2023 will feature Greg Mayston’s Folk Blues & Americana, acoustic duo Dragonfly Sky and Woking based singer and songwriter JK Jerome.
To book go to :- https://www.southhillpark.org.uk
Acoustic Cafe (Bracknell)
Wednesday 22nd March
The Newtown Pippin, Bracknell
The Acoustic Café is a monthly showcase taking place at The Newtown Pippin starting at 7.30pm which this month features live music from The Celebration Hour featuring Alfie Griffin and Jamie from Cloudcat , wonderful original songs and harmonies from Alite, singer & songwriter Paul Alexander Low who is currently recording the follow up to his critically acclaimed debut album. Taking influences from singer songwriters, anthemic stadium bands and cinematic soundscapes, The Tim Shez Band deliver delicate and intimate original and cover songs that draw you in and take you with them and catchy Americana songs from Downtown Roundabout.
Chloe et Les Vaillantes
‘Footsteps’ is the stunning new album from Chloe et Les Vaillantes which is released on Wednesday 22nd March and featuring Chloe Levaillant who performed for us last year, to pre order your copy go to :- https://chloeetlesvaillantes.bandcamp.com/album/footsteps
Wednesday 22nd March
Prince of Greenwich, London
The Gillies are an Americana, Folk singer/songwriter duo from SE London. Their music tells of love, loss, bittersweet and harsh realities, the distinctive sound of their acoustic guitars create an intense lonesome dark musical style.
Tu-kay & Ryan
Fri 24th – Kontra Roots, Earls Barton
Sat 25th –Albion Brewey, Northampton
Ash Tu-kay & Rebecca Ryan or Tu-kay & Ryan are an award winning acoustic duo blurring the lines between alt-folk, Americana and roots music.
Songs from the Summerhouse
Tuesday 21st March
Songs from the Summerhouse
Gavin Thomas is a well respected singer, songwriter and musician who performs regularly in the Surrey area, hosts the popular GT Live Sessions in Guildford, curates and organisers the annual One Winters Night shows for Charity and has performed Songs from the Summerhouse online throughout Lockdown and which are still going strong to this day.
To watch go to :- https://www.facebook.com/onlinemusicclub
GSMC New Original Music Playlist
There is some amazing music being produced already this year, but like any journey to catch the best scenery you have to avoid the mainstream and get off the beaten path.
Our New Original Music Playlist from GSMC each week features 20 tracks from 20 different artists and this week includes new music from Miracle of Sound, Mollie Marriott, The Lost Trades, An Dannsa Dub, Erik & the Worldly Savages, Hack-Poets Guild, Woodland Creatures, The Magic Es, James White & the Wildfire, Hannah Brine, gramercy arms, Feralman, Tu-kay & Ryan, Starlite & Campbell, StEm, Suzie Ungerleider, Brigid O’Neill Music, Caitlin LM, Greenshine, Jacko Hooper .
Available until 22nd March, to listen go to:- https://open.spotify.com/playlist/3Qwb5U2VFZz7NRTHEBIJlb
GSMC are passionate about creating new opportunities for Live Music and are keen to work with venues and festivals, we have now created a Donate button on GSMC website Home Page where all funds will go into creating new initiatives.
We are also keen to speak to prospective sponsors and volunteers. If you are interested in getting involved please contact us.
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