Introducing – George Ezra

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Known mostly for the radio favourite ‘Budapest’, George Ezra is the man on everyone’s ‘Ones to watch in 2014’ list. The voice of a man much senior to his years is not what you’re expecting when first looking at the fresh faced 20 year old, but it certainly lends itself well to his raw bluesy style.

The Bristolian lad is very lucky to already have a Glastonbury performance under his belt after playing the BBC introducing stage last summer, so 2014 is no doubt going to behold many more amazing opportunities. His debut E.P Did You Hear The Rain? has earned him many sold out dates on his upcoming UK headline tour.

The title track is an ominous and moody blues influenced croon that shows us the more gravelly tones to George’s voice. Contrasted is ‘Budapest’ the very radio friendly melodic favourite of most of his fans. ‘Benjamin Twine’ I find to be the track which stands out and shows his musical maturity and songwriting ability, weaving a story and displaying his vocal range brilliantly. Just announced is his upcoming four track E.P ‘Cassy O’ which is sure to propel him to great success.

George embarks on a huge UK tour this month, a number of tickets are still available for selected venues here:

6 Feb – Norwich – Waterfront Studio

7 Feb – Oxford – The Art Bar

8 Feb – Brighton – The Hope

11 Feb – Edinburgh – Electric Circus

12 Feb – York – The Duchess

13 Feb – Hebden Bridge – The Trades Club

15 Feb – Sheffield – Leadmill

16 Feb – Cardiff, Clwb Ifor Bach

19 Feb – Dublin – Sugar Club

20 Feb – Belfast – McHughes Bar

22 Feb – Glasgow – King Tut’s Wah Wah Hut

23 Feb – Newcastle – The Cluny

24 Feb – Manchester – Deaf Institute

26 Feb – Leeds – Wardrobe

27 Feb – Nottingham – The Bodega Social Club

02 March – Birmingham – Hare & Hounds

03 March – Bristol – The Fleece

04 March – London – Dingwalls

06 March – Penzance – Acorn Theatre

07 March – Bere Alston, Plymouth – Rumleigh Farm

08 March – Exeter – Cavern

About Amy Harvey

Festival junkie with a largely sporadic taste in music. Always love the opportunity to connect with friends whether it's over drinks or at a gig. A night owl generally fuelled with high doses of caffeine, affectionately known as ginge.