GRAMMY WINNER MIKE FARRIS ANNOUNCES UK TOUR + special guest support ELLES BAILEY
GRAMMY WINNER MIKE FARRIS ANNOUNCES UK TOUR + special guest support ELLES BAILEY* (*at selected shows)
BiGiAM, in conjunction with Compass Records of Nashville, are proud to present a rare chance to see Grammy Winner blues/soul/gospel/Americana star Mike Farris in concert, when he flies in direct from the USA to perform a short UK tour at selected UK venues to promote his new album ‘Silver and Stone’. Farris is widely regarded as one of the most sincere and compelling performers around, who, in the words of top music publication ‘Rolling Stone’, possesses ‘a super-sized voice filled with the electricity of Saturday night and the godly grace of Sunday mornings’
Mon 17th June, Whitehouse, Ashington, North East England (with special guest support Elles Bailey)
Tues 18th June, Platform, MorcAmbe, North West England (with special guest support Elles Bailey)
Weds 19th June Theatre-On-The-Steps Bridgnorth, West Midlands (with special guest support Elles Bailey)
Thurs 20th June Ropetackle, Shoreham-by-Sea, West Sussex (plus special guest TBA)
Sun 23rd June Black Deer Festival, Tunbridge Wells, Kent (Mike Farris gospel brunch plus evening performance)
On these shows Mike will perform a compelling mix of originals as well as his own take on gospel and soul favourites to make this a truly unforgettable night of live musical entertainment.
“I truly believe that Mike Farris is one of the great artists of today. He sings the truth with a depth of feeling that warms my heart and touches my soul” — Bob Harris
“There aren’t many current male singers who use their voices to soar, float and deliver material with the spiritual commitment of Mike Farris..”
Hal Horowitz, American Songwriter Magazine
“With ’Silver & Stone,’ Farris has again delivered a simply superb album that shimmers and glistens with nuggets of genius and brilliance.” – Blues Matters
“Country and gospel music is in dire need of some pure heartfelt soul right now. He’s like a secret weapon — he’s loaded with soul.” — Rolling Stone
Moreover, at the shows in Ashington, Morecombe and Bridgnorth Mike’s very special guest will be the UK’s very own Blues/Americana fuelled Lady of the moment, Elles Bailey, whose aptly titled brand new album ‘Road I Call Home’ sits proudly at the top of the Amazon Blues Chart and is attracting 5 star reviews left, right and centre as well as mainstream radio support.