Music: Dot to Dot Star Tom Grennan announces headline show at the Rescue Rooms this Autumn.


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A cross between the deep, estuarial soul of Adele and the jaded experience of Wimbledon troubadour Jamie T.” The Telegraph
“Grennan has an incredible voice and he’s an electrifying live performer: there’s something about his lyrics that really hit home as well, in the same way as Kate Tempest or Paolo Nutini.” The Independent
“a sensitive, soulful songwriter” The Guardian
Tom Grennan has announced a new UK headline tour for September and October, to follow appearances at 19 festivals across the country this summer.
Tom’s new EP ‘Release the Brakes’ is out now, and receiving high-profile support from Radio 1, XFM and more. Listen to lead track Praying here 
Release The Brakes’ is the follow-up to Tom’s debut EP ‘Something in the Water’ which was released in September last year and was the catalyst for the whirlwind of end of year polls and tips for 2017 including BBC Sound PollMTV Names of 2017 and coming joint second in The Guardian’s Poll of Polls.
Production wise, ‘Release the Brakes’ is a step up from ‘Something in the Water’, a bigger sound with fire in its belly and Grennan’s raspy, soulful vocals at the heart of every track. The lead track ‘Praying’ is a song of personal journeys and hope, “The inspiration came from being on a pathway without direction but knowing that there’s a better path to be on and waiting on the brighter days to come” says Grennan.
In the Autumn of last year Grennan guested on the Chase & Status single ‘All Goes Wrong’ which saw him make his debut performance on Later with Jools Holland, performing at MOBO Awards and recording an incredible Live Lounge for Clara Amfo.
Grennan follows a sold-out UK tour earlier this year with another sell-out at London’s Union Chapel on April 20th and a string of festival shows through the summer, including Reading and Leeds.
His live stature continues to grow with a previously announced London Koko show and a new headline tour in September and October.
Thur 20th Union Chapel, London
Tue 26th Nottingham, Rescue Rooms
Wed 27th London, Koko
Thu 28th Bristol, Thekla
Fri 29th Cardiff, The Globe
Sat 30th Brighton, Old Market
Sun 1st Bournemouth, Old Fire Station
Tue 3rd  Newcastle, Riverside
Wed 4th Liverpool, Leaf
Thu 5th Manchester, Sound Control
Fri 6th Birmingham, 02 Institute 3
Tickets on general sale Friday March 24th at 10am here:
Video for Tom’s single Praying released today.

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