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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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NEW MUSIC: OWL AND JOEL WHITAKER CONFIRM 2017 ALBUM RELEASES

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Massive excitement in The Hovel this week as we confirmed working with two wonderful artists on their new album releases before the end of the year. Owl.'s October launch (dates TBC shortly) will combine live, improvised, acoustic guitar music and short films with exhibitions of paintings, drawings and photographs all inspired by the new instrumental guitar album Happyness. Meanwhile Joel Whitaker's jazz and world music tinged album is in the final stages of mixing and we're looking towards a launch event in late November complete with a ten (or possibly more) piece band performance. After our meeting the boys hung...

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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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