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29 – 31 May 2020 


Nominated Best Family Festival in the UK Festival Awards every year!

An Independent festival, established for 16 years, the much loved, Wychwood Festival is a family favourite bringing together a plethora of incredible entertainment for everyone to enjoy including more than 100 acts performing across four stages.  

Starting out as a World & Blues Music Festival, Wychwood has grown to embrace the spectrum of music genres that appeal to the whole family. Still retaining a core of World, Fusion, Blues and Indie music, across several of its stages, Wychwood always bring “divine” discoveries of new bands alongside established performers, along with award winning family activities, workshops, arts, kids entertainment, dance & comedy. In recent years the headliners are always a delightful surprise from a fantastic heritage of mainstream artists and this year, the organisers are proud to announce The Divine Comedy will be headlining the mainstage on Saturday night.  

The Divine Comedy are a chamber pop band from Northern Ireland, fronted by Neil Hannon, who rose to fame during the Brit Pop era, with their ironic stance on pop music. They’ve headlined The Royal Albert Hall & been featured on the soundtracks for  Hitch Hikers Guide To The Galaxy, The IT Crowd, Tomorrows World & Dr Who. Divine Comedy have racked up 12 top 40 hit singles in a career that has now spanned 3 decades, including; ‘Something For The Weekend’, ‘National Express” & ‘Everybody Knows’  along with 7 albums in the top 40, 3 of which were in the UK top 10 with ‘Office Politics’ their highest album chart entry to date in 2019 at number 5. .  See some classic The Divine Comedy Here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TiBI3A2WcrE

The Christians, whose Platinum selling debut album in 1987, bought us the hauntingly beautiful hits ‘Hooverville”, “Ideal World” & “Forgotten Town” & the mighty electronic, dub , reggae band Dreadzone who fused folk into their house music, with genre busting hits such as “Little Britain” back in the mid 90’s add to a very credible musical bonanza, along with returning favourites; Craig Charles Funk & Soul Club, Merry Hell, Thrill Collins and Basil Brush.. whose legendary foxy humour lives on for all generations! 

Early Bird Tickets are SOLD OUT! Day and weekend tickets now on sale with many more acts to be announced in the coming weeks!

“Laid-back family festival in a lovely location.” Sunday Times
“Britain’s most popular family festival.” Sunday Mirror
“The best festival for families.” The Independent
“Goes the extra mile for children.” The Times



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Prepare for spells, sorcery and a brand new screen heroine, as 4Digital announces the release of the fantasy extravaganza Magical Adventures in the Forbidden City, on digital platforms from 21st September.

The story of a young woman discovering extraordinary powers, in an oppressive city where magic is forbidden, this is a beautifully filmed and lavishly produced spectacle, with some superbly exciting action sequences and dazzling special effects. The film stars Eddie Marsan (BIFA winner for Vera Drake and Happy-Go-Lucky), and striking newcomer Tinatin Dalakishvili in the lead role. 

Like Harry Potter and The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe, the film conjures up a wonderfully involving magical world, and whisks the audience on a breathless, and sometimes scary, adventure that they won’t want to end.

Synopsis: In another world, not unlike our own, a young woman named Abigail lives in a city whose borders were closed many years ago because of a mysterious disease. Her beloved academic father was one of the sick and, like many, mysteriously taken away when she was six years old. Now grown, Abigail is determined to find her father and discover the real secrets lurking beneath the surface of her world. 

When she unexpectedly encounters citizens playing with spells, she discovers her city is filled with forbidden sorcery, and she herself possesses extraordinary magical powers. Abigail takes us on an exciting magical adventure, rising against the forces in command, and shows how being brave and following your heart can show anything is possible, if you just believe it.



“The World’s Largest Honky Tonk” themed restaurant announces new plans and more concertsFORT WORTH, Texas – The legendary Billy Bob’s Texas, located in the heart of the Fort Worth Stockyards National Historic District, first opened in 1981. Billy Bob’s Texas has applied for a new permit that would allow the legendary Stockyards bar to open and operate as a restaurant, under restaurant guidelines. Management is still working on a few details but has every intention of opening BBT and the Honky Tonk Kitchen sometime between August 12-14.
 New Concerts Announced for August!
Tickets for most of these shows will go on sale this Friday, August 7 at 10AM.
Friday, August 14 – The Bellamy Brothers (10 PM)
Saturday, August 15 – Flatland Cavalry (10 PM)
Friday, August 21 – Tracy Byrd (10 PM)
Saturday, August 22 – Casey Donahew (10 PM)
Sunday, August 23 – Chad Prather (8 PM)
Friday, August 28 – TBA
Sunday, August 29 – Josh Abbott Band (10 PM)
These upcoming concerts will be limited to 1,200 tickets; however, capacities could change after the first weekend of shows.1000 socially distanced Reserved Seats200 socially distanced General Admission* There will be no bull riding shows or valet services at this time.
Billy Bob’s Texas remains dedicated to the health and well-being of the staff, guests, and entertainers. Learn more about the safety and sanitation processes at billybobstexas.com/safeandclean.

Upcoming concerts at Billy Bob’s Texas:
Sammy Kershaw
 (9/11), Shane Smith & The Saints (10/17), “Hold My Beer and Watch This” Tour with Randy Rogers and Wade Bowen (10/23), Lonestar (10/30), Robert Earl Keen (11/6), Josh Ward (11/13), Colter Wall (11/19), Easton Corbin (11/27), Stoney LaRue (12/5), Jon Pardi (12/10 & 12/11), Randall King (1/29), Ted Nugent (1/30).

For additional information & ticket purchases visit www.billybobstexas.com.
Casey & Melinda Donahew host “Boots and Blood” Drive
at Billy Bob’s Texas 81 Club 
Did you know that every two seconds, someone in America requires blood? People with cancer, trauma patients, premature babies, accident victims and more.

As a national network, the Red Cross has a responsibility to meet the demand for blood and help ensure it is available for patients whenever and wherever it is needed, but we need your help. The coronavirus pandemic has caused a decline in blood units collected.

WHAT: Casey & Melinda Donahew partner with the American Red Cross
 to host “Boots and Blood” Drive
WHEN: Saturday, August 8 | 9AM – 3 PM
WHERE: Billy Bob’s Texas 81 Club, 2525 Rodeo Plaza Fort Worth, TX 76164

Casey will be playing music throughout the day, so the donors can hear some live music while they donate! Casey and Melinda will also be giving away goodie bags.

Red Cross is taking all safety precautions to protect donors and staff. Everyone that comes into the blood drive will have to wear a mask and have their temperature taken. All surfaces are completely sanitized between donors. As an added benefit, all blood, platelet, and plasma donations will be tested for COVID-19 antibodies as an additional health service to blood donors.

Note: The Red Cross is not testing donors to diagnose illness, referred to as a diagnostic test, and a positive antibody test results do not confirm infection or immunity; a positive antibody test indicates potential exposure to the virus.

Click Here to schedule your appointment

Unable to donate blood, but would still like to help out?
 Make a donation here!

The British Motor Museum will play host to a new innovative production ‘Voices of the
West End’ which will be performed live in the safe and beautiful grounds of the Museum
on 25, 26 & 27 September. The outdoor production, which is a collaboration between
Ginger Boy Productions and Birmingham Hippodrome, will showcase music from the West
End’s greatest musicals.
Some of the theatre world’s most illustrious singers will perform award-winning hits
including Earl Carpenter who played Javert and John Owen-Jones, who played Jan
Valjean in Cameron Mackintosh’s 25th Anniversary Tour of Les Misérables. They will be
joined by two of the best female Voices of the West End: Kerry Ellis and Katie Hall. Kerry
Ellis is one of the top leading ladies of Broadway and West End musicals. She originated
the role of Meat, in Queen’s We Will Rock You and was the first British Elphaba in the
West End smash, Wicked. Katie Hall recently starred as Fantine in Cameron Mackintosh’s
international tour of Les Misérables and has played Christine Daaé in The Phantom of the
Opera’s UK tour and London’s West End. She also played the role of Cosette in Les
Miserables’ 25th Anniversary Concert at London’s O2 Arena.
The performances are 90 minutes long with no interval and will take place on Friday 25
September at 7pm, Saturday 26 September, when there are two performances at 2pm
and 7pm and on Sunday 27 September at 6pm. Gates open 2 hours beforehand.
The box office for the concert is managed by Birmingham Hippodrome and tickets can
only be booked via their website at http://www.birminghamhippodrome.com. Roped pitches are
£114 – £169 for a 3 square metre pitch that can accommodate 4 people from no more
than two households or support bubbles. Car spaces are £189 where performances can
be watched from inside the car or set up next to it. There is a maximum of 4 PEOPLE
ONLY exclusively from two households or support bubbles per pitch.
The chefs at the British Motor Museum are making picnics and luxury hampers which can
be pre-ordered along with a selection of wines to enjoy in style. These must be pre-
3 August 2020

ordered via the Museums website and orders close on 16 August. On the event day there
will also be a small food and drink area serving gourmet burgers with vegetarian/vegan
options, coffee/teas, ice creams etc and a bar selling alcoholic and soft drinks along with
a Pinnock’s Artisan Gin Bar.
Jeff Coope, Managing Director at the British Motor Museum said “We are delighted to
host Voices of the West End in a safe and socially distanced environment. We are always
keen to support the arts especially in light of COVID-19 and we hope to attract an
audience that might not have visited the Museum before to enjoy some superb musical
For more information about the event please visit
The Museum and event organisers will continue to monitor the Government advice and
keep visitors informed of any changes.

Ticket information
Tickets are based on up to 4 PEOPLE ONLY exclusively from two households or support
bubbles sharing a post and roped pitch that is allocated on arrival:
Prices – General Admission
GREEN DRIVE-IN £189.00 Total number of 100 spaces
YELLOW ZONES A, B and C £169.00 Total number of 87 pitches
ORANGE ZONES A & B £114.00 Total number of 118 pitches
Friday 25th September Performance time: 7PM
Saturday 26th September Performance times: 2PM & 7PM
Sunday 27th September Performance time: 6PM
Tickets on sale from Monday 3 August online only at http://www.birminghamhippodrome.com


 Multimillion-selling R&B/pop pioneer and seven-time GRAMMY® Award-winner, Toni Braxton has announced that her 10th studio album, ‘Spell My Name,’ will be released on August 28th and today, she shares her new single, “Dance” from the new album (EMI Records). The up-tempo new single is an energetic and empowering anthem that celebrates being carefree and confident as one moves on and gets over heartbreak. Purchase and stream “Dance” here “Dance” is the latest single Braxton has released from her forthcoming album which is available for pre-order/save here. Earlier this year, Toni released “Dance (Dave Aude Remix),” a remix of the new single, which went #1 on the UK’s Commercial Pop Club Chart. And last month, Braxton teamed up with the legendary Missy Elliot for a remix of her single “Do It.” The original version of “Do It” was the #1 most added song at Adult R&B radio after release and is currently #3 on the Adult R&B chart.  ‘Spell My Name’ is Braxton’s follow up to her multi-GRAMMY® nominated album ‘Sex & Cigarettes.’ Released in 2018, the album features hit single “Long As I Live” which shot to #1 on the Billboard Adult R&B chart and top 10 on the R&B charts. Last year, Braxton embarked on her “Long As I Live” tour visiting 21 cities in addition to South Africa and for the first time in 22 years, the United Kingdom. In late 2019, Braxton graced the stage at the American Music Awards for a breathtaking performance of her iconic song, “Un-Break My Heart,” which marked the 25th anniversary of her first appearance on the show which become one of the most talked about moments from the evening.  Braxton is the legendary, multimillion-selling R&B/pop pioneer and seven-time Grammy Award-winner behind timeless hits such as “Love Shoulda Brought You Home,” “Another Sad Love Song,” “Breathe Again,” “Seven Whole Days,” “He Wasn’t Man Enough” and “Un-Break My Heart.” The official video for the iconic “Un-Break My Heart” recently broke 500 million views on YouTube. If that wasn’t enough, the multi-talented singer/songwriter has also expanded her skillset along the way:  music producer, Broadway musical star, television actress/producer and best-selling author. Listeners first became aware of the newcomer’s mesmerizing sultry voice when she appeared on the soundtrack to the Eddie Murphy box office smash Boomerang. That set the stage for Braxton’s 1993 breakthrough with her self-titled debut LaFace album that’s now 8x platinum. Between 1996 and 2010, she released six more solo albums (Secrets, The Heat, Snowflakes, More Than a Woman, Libra and Pulse) and charted a string of hits (including “You Mean the World to Me,” “You’re Makin’ Me High” and “I Love Me Some Him”/ “I Don’t Want To”) before teaming with Babyface 2014 for the critically acclaimed duets album that won her a seventh Grammy for Best R&B Album. Along the way, Braxton reinvented her game as she effortlessly segued into a theatrical acting career in 1998 as Belle in Beauty and the Beast. That barrier-breaking portrayal—the first black woman to play a leading role in a Disney Broadway production—led to a stint in a second Disney Broadway musical, Aida, and later a special guest star engagement with another Broadway musical, After Midnight. Since then, Braxton has starred in three TV films for Lifetime and she and her three sisters have become popular reality stars via WE tv’s flagship series Braxton Family Values. Diagnosed with lupus several years ago, Braxton hasn’t allowed that to slow her career momentum nor her role as the proud mom of sons Denim and Diezel. She devotes time as spokesperson for Lupus L.A. and Autism Speaks, the latter on behalf of Diezel who is living with autism. Download hi-res art and images hereFollow Toni Braxton: INSTAGRAM | FACEBOOK | TWITTER

Releases debut EP ‘Don’t give me problems, give me wine’
Available HERE

Includes new single ‘Head In The Clouds’
Listen / Watch HERE

Having released his new single ‘Head In The Clouds’ earlier this week, American artist BabyJake is quick out the blocks and back with his seven-song genre-blurring debut EP, ‘Don’t give me problems, give me wine’ listen HERE.

‘Don’t give me problems, give me wine’ jumps from exuberant pop to moody sunset-slicked folk. The EP features BabyJake’s breakout songs, ‘Confidant’, ‘Blue Cellophane’ and ‘MadHappySad’, alongside four new tracks: ‘Head In The Clouds’, ’Consumption)(Addiction)’, ‘Bread & Butter’ and ‘Anywhere’ which are each accompanied by unique and compelling visuals shot by Alex Hall.

Of the EP, BabyJake says, “‘Don’t give me problems, give me wine’ is a special project for me. It’s the first time in my life I’ve really felt like the songs all make sense and have a genuine feeling. It took me awhile to figure out who I was as an artist, and this project fully embodies that,”

This past spring, BabyJake teamed up with Dillon Francis on his tracks, ‘You Do You’ and ‘Touch’. The singer, songwriter capped off 2019 with over 25 million streams across his first three singles and live performances of ‘Blue Cellophane’ and ‘239’ for Vevo DSCVR’s ‘Artist to Watch’ 2020 campaign, which he was 1 of 20 emerging artists selected.


Jake Herring, the artist who records as BabyJake, has a complicated relationship with music. Growing up in Fort Meyers, Florida, Herring first picked up the guitar when he was eight years old. By the time he was in high school, he was juggling a deep, somewhat private love of music with genuine enthusiasm for sports and partying with his friends. He didn’t feel like he fit in in any specific social group, and soon felt alienated. For solace, Herring turned to his dad’s folk records, favoring the low-key contemplative sounds that resonated with the sense of alienation that he was feeling.

Though he maybe wasn’t conscious of it at the time, Herring was priming himself to be a sort of musical chameleon. Well versed in the building blocks of rock music, the intimacy of folk, and with an innate understanding of the rap and pop music he grew up around, he was constructing a well of disparate influences to draw from when he eventually made a serious go at a music career. After his freshman year of college, Herring dropped out and started writing songs as often as he could, debuting as BabyJake in 2019 with his viral single “Cigarettes on Patios,” which has accumulated over 35 million streams to date. 

Before too long, he had his first official body of work, which quickly evolved into a multifaceted career that currently involves a record label called daycare with an added merch/streetwear line and a budding career penning and producing songs with other artists. His seven-song debut EP, ‘Don’t give me problems, give me wine’, feels like the result of an artist older than his years, someone who has lived recklessly and loved hard and is ready to put it all on record.

‘Don’t give me problems, give me wine’ EP TRACKLIST:

1. ‘Blue Cellophane
2. ‘MadHappySad
3. ‘Head In The Clouds
4. ‘(Consumption)(Addiction)’
5. ‘Confidant’
6. ‘Bread & Butter’
7. ‘Anywhere’



Fans can take part in the unique live-streamed event on Thursday June 25th 2020

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LONDON, UK – (10th June 2020) – Nashville duo Haley & Michaels have today announced that they will be hosting a Netflix Party with Amberley Snyder, to join fans for an online viewing of the 2019 film inspired by her inspirational story, Walk, Ride, Rodeo, on Thursday June 25th at 7pm BST / 1pm CST. To get involved, download the Netflix Party extension for Chrome and follow the duo on social media (Instagram / Facebook / Twitter) to get the link on the day.

Following the movie, Haley & Michaels will go live on Instagram to host an interview and Q&A with Snyder, and will additionally be unveiling and releasing a special limited edition piece of merchandise called “The Hail Mary” by renowned sports artist Ben Teeter, inspired by Amberley’s story and the movie.

The film marked the first time fans got to hear ‘Hail Mary’, when the uplifting track was featured in the film’s trailer and its original soundtrack. The song has since been streamed millions of times across the world, and has recently been played on some of the UK’s biggest national radio stations, including BBC Radio 2, Country Hits Radio, and Chris Country. Bob Harris praised Haley & Michaels following multiple plays on his country show, saying “This is a great tune… They’re so good. Passion in a song”.

‘Walk, Ride, Rodeo’ tells the true story of championship rodeo barrel racer Amberley Snyder who defied the odds, returning to the sport after barely surviving a car crash that left her paralysed.

Named one of Rolling Stone’s “Artists You Need to Know” and featured as an “Undeniable Artist of 2019” by radio personality Ty Bentli, Nashville-based country duo Haley & Michaels are known for their strong, blended vocal harmonies and their relatable lyrics. Capturing the vision of both Shannon Haley and Ryan Michaels, they sharpen a fresh, arena-size sound and embody what it means to be a pure duo on stage and off. 

Introduced by a mutual friend in Nashville, the two musicians unassumingly met up for coffee and bonded over their lifelong passions for country music, discovering that they grew up just three miles apart from one another. Carving out a style of their own, the pair breathed new life into country with stadium size spark and powerful pop palatability, striking a chord immediately with audiences everywhere.

Following their emergence with the breakout single “Giving It All (To You),” the independent pair has generated over 40 million online streams in addition to landing on marquee Spotify playlists such as New Music Friday, New Boots and Wild Country. Along the way, they have performed three times on NBC’s “TODAY”, earning a fan in Hoda Kotb, and have shared the stage with the likes of Entertainer Of The Year Jason Aldean, Dan + Shay, Sam Hunt, Chris Young and Old Dominion.

After signing to Sony/ATV’s label imprint, Hickory Records, they dove headfirst into creating their first full-length studio album, titled “Hail Mary”. Following the title track’s original debut in the Netflix film Walk. Ride. Rodeo, the song was picked up by the duo’s hometown San Francisco 49ers with a music video directed and produced by the team leading to a Monday Night Football halftime performance in October at Levi’s Stadium. 

The duo finished 2019 as the most added country artists on Billboard and they are on the rise with recent features in TIME, The New York Times, Washington Post and USA Today.

For more information on Haley & Michaels, visit www.haleyandmichaels.com or follow them @haleynmichaels on Twitter, Facebook.com/HaleyandMichaels and @haleyandmichaels on Instagram


New York, NY (June 10, 2020) — Montreal quartet Fleece released the second in their three-part single series So Long today, premiering the track via FLOOD. 100% of the proceeds from the single today thru July 10 will go towards the Black Youth Helpline, Native Women’s Association of Canada and Black Coalition For AIDS Prevention. Listen to “So Long” via YouTube / Spotify / Apple Music.

Discussing “So Long” vocalist/lyricist/keyboardist Matt Rogers stated, “‘So Long’ was written before the COVID pandemic, but the lyrics certainly ring true for the time we’re living in. Although it’s a fun song, it’s really about transitioning and adjusting to change. The lyrics describe feeling as though your only connection to the world is through your phone. It’s about saying goodbye to the world we lived in before Twitter, smartphones and Reddit. The times when we used to show up to each-others houses unannounced and it wasn’t weird. Now, however, in the context of COVID-19, the song sounds like it’s about saying goodbye to the world we lived in before the virus. It’s kind of eerie how the lyrics sound in the context of the COVID pandemic. Either way, I hope people find themselves and their own interpretation in these lyrics and do so while dancing the day away. I hope the vibes the song brings can help people find some light in this darkness.”

Fleece are a band dedicated to communicating comfort, warmth and passion. The stories they tell comprise of Matt’s experience as a gay man in a technology-obsessed world. Though he designs his lyrics to be light-hearted and fun, he also wants to positively influence others by singing about the lessons he’s learned through personal struggle.

Fleece released their sophomore album Voyager in 2017, garnering critical support while selling out 500+ capacity venues in Toronto and Montreal. In spring 2018, they toured the U.S. and Canada with Born Ruffians, then toured that fall in support of Tokyo Police Club. They spent 2019 writing, growing, learning, and figuring out what comes next. The band opened a new chapter with Love Song For The Haters in April. “So Long” sees them walking confidently through the door.




“[Adam] Dubin’s film is a visceral document of the scene’s blistering early-’80s heyday. Come for the warp-speed lickery; stay for the sense of community that transcends genre and time.” – Artforum   “Murder In The Front Row engages the emotions rather than the intellect and gets by largely on warmth and humanity… Dubin and his impressive cast of talking heads manage to convey the delinquent energy of the scene and celebrate the often extraordinary personalities who drove it.” – The Wire

New York, NY (April 1, 2020)—The makers of Murder In The Front Row: The San Francisco Bay Area Thrash Metal Story have teamed up with comedian Dave Hill to present “Crazy Davey,” a homage to the legendary Crazy Eddie’ commercials of the 1970s-80s. The video premiered today via The Laugh Button.  Share via YouTube.

Murder In The Front Row is set to arrive April 24 on DVD, Deluxe DVD, 4K, and HD via MVD, available in English, Spanish, French, German, Portuguese and Greek, with over 90 minutes of never-before-seen bonus footage. Pre-order Murder In The Front Row here.

Murder In The Front Row premiered in spring 2019 during the San Francisco Documentary Festival before embarking on a run of screening dates across at Alamo Drafthouses, art-house cinemas, music venues, and film festivals across the U.S. and abroad. The film garnered praise from publications such as The Wire, Artform, The Playlist, and San Francisco Chronicle, amongst others.

Directed by Adam Dubin (Beastie Boys “Fight For Your Right To Party” & “No Sleep ‘Til Brooklyn”), the film contains over fifty interviews with various metal stalwarts, including Metallica, Megadeth, Slayer, Anthrax, Exodus, Testament, and Death Angel. It tells larger-than-life stories through a mix of first-person interviews, animation, and narration by comedian Brian Posehn.

Narratively, MITFR follows the story of a group of young kids in Northern California with a shared passion for heavy rock bands like UFO, Iron Maiden, and Motorhead. “These are just good stories, and they are very human stories,” Dubin said. “All these bands were mainly from England, and they never really toured the West Coast, so these young people started creating their own music, starting their own fanzines, booking clubs and trading tapes. These were people who were adamant about music and the bands, but also each other.”

During an interview with Rolling Stone, Dubin explained what he hopes viewers will take away from the documentary. “I feel that Murder In The Front Row is a first-hand look at an important music scene on par with the blues explosion in swinging London in the 1960s or New York City punk in the 1970s,” he said. “The film is musical but also historical. One thing that I noticed when I attended screenings of the movie was that parents who had grown up loving metal music brought their kids as a sort of metal history lesson. That’s a great thing! I hope that people will use Murder In The Front Row as a way of connecting with the music and each other. In a way, that’s what the Bay Area scene was all about!”

September 15th

“Griff looks every bit like pop’s bright new star…it is, quite frankly, all rather brilliant” – i-D
“Startlingly good…think Lorde meets FKA Twigs” Sunday Times 
“Writer, producer, stylist, designer and creative director, it’s clear that Griff is a force to be reckoned with” Vogue
“Griff is the hottest new artist to come out of the UK since Dua Lipa.”  V Mag
“The teenage boss about to take charge of pop” NME Griff has shared her spellbinding performance of ‘Good Stuff’ for La Blogothèque, the new song out now on Warner Records. Shot in one of the most prestigious hotels in Paris, Hôtel Intercontinental Paris Le Grand, Griff’s vocal is utterly flawless and effortlessly captivating, as the camera rotates slowly around her playing a grand piano in the beautiful sepia-hued setting. The release of ‘Good Stuff’ follows a standout 2019 for the still-just-18-year-old, who completed her studies, released her debut EP (‘The Mirror Talk EP’) and also played her first ever live show at a sold-out Hoxton Hall. Her date at London’s Lafayette has now been moved to September 15th, with news of Griff’s next single coming soon.  
Watch the video here
‘Good Stuff’ is a gorgeously stripped-back ballad (with a twist) from Griff. Over little more than delicate piano and her soaring R&B vocals, what might at first listen appear to be a break-up anthem is in fact about a different sort of separation (as Griff explains). “So my family foster children in care, and we’ve had kids come and live with us for as long as 4 years, but they always end up moving on to a more permanent situation. Every time they do, as a family we always only ever remember ‘the good stuff’ – even though fostering can be super difficult and hard. So about a year ago I came into the studio with ‘only remember the good stuff when you go’ written down in my phone notes, and that became this song.”

Griff is a one-woman production, songwriting and visual powerhouse, who – on the strength of these early releases, not to mention her signature bubble ponytail – is already honing future-pop powers. Born to Chinese and Jamaican parents just outside Watford, she started making music by borrowing her brother’s Logic; teaching herself how to produce, and writing songs in secret from her classmates (many of whom only found out what Griff was up to when they heard ‘Mirror Talk’ on Annie Mac). A straight-A student, hers is a multi-disciplined approach which extends to Griff not only producing the bulk of these songs herself, but making her own clothes – as exhibited on her striking artwork – shooting live visuals crammed into her home studio, or trying her hand in the creative direction of her live shows. It’s this fearlessness (coupled with the hopes and fears of any 18 year old) that make Griff truly special.

As her first release of 2020 is a testament to, already Griff is showcasing an emotional maturity and way with modern pop that far surpasses her years. For Griff, you suspect there is only more ‘Good Stuff’ to come.

Tour Dates
15.09   Lafayette, London (rescheduled)

Watch ‘Good Stuff’ for La Blogothèque here
LISTEN to ‘The Mirror Talk EP’ here
Photos here


The Music Continues Presented By The 615 Hideaway Featuring T. Graham Brown, Bryan White, Wade Hayes, Tim Rushlow, David Frizzell, Ronnie McDowell, Tim Atwood, And Lulu Roman Monday, March 23rd From 4:00PM – 6:00PM CST
Hats Off To The 80s & 90s
Live streaming through RFD-TV, The Heartland Network, DoYouRemember?, CDX, Visit Music City and artist’s Facebook Pages Simultaneously
Hosted by Megan Alexander of Inside Edition
Nashville, Tenn. – During this time of uncertainty, the one thing that is certain is country music continues to bring families together one song at a time. As part of the Hats Off To The 80s & 90s Tour, T. Graham Brown, Bryan White and Wade Hayes are bringing together some of their closest friends from that era to join them for a special live streaming acoustic concert on Monday, March 23 from 4:00PM – 6:00PM CST. This event is to ensure that the music will continue during these tough times the world is facing.

Joining them live will be country music veterans David Frizzell, Tim Rushlow, Ronnie McDowell, Tim Atwood, and Lulu Roman. The party, presented by 615 Hideaway and hosted by Megan Alexander of Inside Edition, will be simultaneously streamed live not only on each of the artist’s Facebook pages, it can also be seen on RFD-TV, The Heartland Network, DoYouRemember?CDX Nashville, and Visit Music City‘s Facebook pages.

“Music is such a healing factor when anyone is down,” says T. Graham Brown. “With everything going on in the world, I am just going to keep singing! So, I called some of my buddies to come out and do a few songs, tell a few jokes and most importantly – stay at least six feet away from each other, because after all, safety first. We love the fans and since we can’t be with you person, this is the next best thing.

The producers also recently helped organize ‘Keep The Music Playing’, Shenandoah & Friends featuring Michael Ray, Austin Merrill, Aaron Tippin, T. Graham Brown and Katie Austin on Wednesday, March 18th. Sponsored by Foundry Records, the Facebook live event has grossed over 300K views to date and also raised funds for Nashville COVID-19 and tornado victims.