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JOEL WHITAKER LAUNCH WITH CHARLIE SWAINSTON AND AMY MAY ELLIS AT THE CITADEL, YORK

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A packed Citadel audience turned out to enjoy Joel Whitaker's EP launch for "Ascent of the Flightless Bird" at the end of November, with a ten-piece headline band performance supported by Charlie Swainston's seven piece line up and Amy May Ellis playing full band. Much love to all the musicians for a stunning night in a great feeling room, here's a few pics...

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JOEL WHITAKER EP LAUNCH AT THE CITADEL, YORK, TICKETS NOW AVAILABLE

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Buy low cost advance tickets from Young Thugs here. We're delighted to announce that tickets are now available for Joel Whitaker's new jazz-infused 7-track EP "Ascent of the Flightless Bird" launch night, with a huge 10-piece live band performance at The Citadel on Gillygate, York on the 24th November. It's a collection of music bringing together some of the best musicians from the York scene mixing up a big hot pot of world and jazz inspired tracks, liberally sprinkled with fairy lights, projections and sensible Young Thugs bar prices. With support on the night coming from Charlie Swainston who launched his...

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CHARLIE SWAINSTON PLAYS "STROKE MY FEATHERS" AT THE HOVEL SESSIONS

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Earlier this year we had the pleasure of working with Charlie Swainston on the release of his album Sweet Berry Elixir; a wonderful mash up of folk, jazz, brass and blues it's a relentlessly cheerful release which made for a great launch event here in York (click here to listen on Spotify). A couple of days before that Charlie and band did a warm up at one of our Hovel Sessions; tiny room, big band, bunch of cameras and as many audience members as we could squeeze round a sofa. Here's the first of the vids from the night, "Stroke...

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CHARLIE SWAINSTON RELEASES HIS DEBUT "SWEET BERRY ELIXIR" ON YOUNG THUGS

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You may have seen Charlie busking around York - he's an incredible musician and has, with the help of many musicians in York recorded this beauty. Give it a listen and buy your copy in the store. Watch out for the upcoming footage from his recent hovel session. 

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