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Upcoming shows: Chew Magna... The Once... Irma Vep & Band... Odetta Hartman... The Wave Pictures... John Metcalfe... Beans on Toast... Poppy Ackroyd... Advance Base... Group Listening... Laura Gibson... Buke and Gase... Man of Moon... Mugstar... You Tell Me... Kristin Hersh... Tiny Ruins... CC Smugglers... Dan Mangan... Skinny Lister... Steve Gunn... Liela Moss... William the Conqueror... Otoboke Beaver... Simone Felice... Rozi Plain... Josh Rouse + Grant-Lee Phillips... The Unthanks... James Yorkston... Robert Forster & Band...

When: 7.30pm on Saturday 15 November 2014
Where: The Castle Hotel, 66 Oldham Street, Manchester M4 1LE

We’re excited to be working with Luke Daniels for the first time.

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Singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Luke Daniels is proud to announce the release of his new album What’s Here, What’s Gone. Immaculate acoustic guitar playing and insightful, honest lyrics exploring love, life, doubt and faith and the idea that happiness and hope spring from what we have in common, rather than what we can acquire as individuals.

Daniels is one of the UK’s most gifted and inventive musicians and, having found a new voice as a song-writer and folk vigilante, is excited to be taking his contemporary acoustic folk in a new direction. What’s Here, What’s Gone is an album full of memorable and uplifting melodies, blending folk, blues and gospel alongside Luke’s outstanding, warm, honey-coated, yet attention-grabbing vocals.

Over the course of a twenty-year career, Daniels has already earned his place on the UK folk scene as a virtuoso melodeon player with the likes of Riverdance, De Dannan and Ian Anderson. While performing with his own band at the London Jazz Festival, the Royal Festival Hall and festivals in the UK and internationally. Luke also worked alongside Howard Shore and the London Philharmonic Orchestra as a soloist on the movie soundtracks for Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit, and is currently a regular member of the Cara Dillon Band.

‘A Dylan-esque quality to his music’ – Scottish Metro

Support comes from Hey! Manchester favourite Stefan Melbourne, who will be performing new material.

Buy tickets now. Tickets are available from Common (no booking fee), Piccadilly Records, Vinyl Exchange, Seetickets.comWeGotTickets.comTicketline.co.uk and on 0871 220 0260.

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