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16 December HALIFAX The Piece Hall TICKETS
21 December NEWCASTLE O2 Academy2 TICKETS
01 February BISHOP AUCKLAND Town Hall TICKETS
08 February BEDFORD Esquires TICKETS
02 March AUSTRALIA Viva La Sociale Tour
21 March REDCAR The Halt TICKETS
23 March NORTH NEWBALD Newbald Village Hall TICKETS
30 March ARDROSSAN Civic Centre TICKETS
22 April NANTWICH Jazz & Blues Fest (Civic Hall) TICKETS
26 April WROOT Wroot Rocks
04 May GLASGOW The Record Factory TICKETS
25 May FALKIRK Vibration Festival
30 May LONDON The Half Moon TICKETS
22 June CLEOBURY MORTIMER Beardy Folk Festival TICKETS
23 August TOWERSEY Festival TICKETS
11 October LEICESTER The Musician TICKETS

Chris Helme

“Echoing the fragility of Gram Parsons, while flirting with the rustic side of Neil Young” Uncut

Chris first rose to prominence as the front man of John Squire’s post-Stone Roses band ‘The Seahorses’ which saw him touring extensively and sharing the stage with The Rolling Stones, U2 and Oasis in numerous support slots.  Now solo- he is still rightfully remembered for Britpop classics Love Is The Law and Blinded By The Sun – songs that evoked everything the 90’s stood for, the excitement, the culture and the bands that provided a voice in a period of political and social imbalance.

Chris’ enviable back catalogue, bolstered further by his acclaimed works with The Yards, but it’s his last album,  The Rookery’s which has a knack for melody and imaginative, intricate, three-way guitar interplay that brings each track to such lush, blossoming, climaxes. Add to this Chris’ keen ear for arranging and those brooding string passages which resonate even more deeply.  Melodies rooted in traditional folk are reimagined on an album of rich variation, testament to his most powerful weapon – his voice.