an evening with tom hingley on Friday 27th August 2021
LISTEN UP MUSIC PROUDLY PRESENTS 'AN EVENING WITH TOM HINGLEY'
Date: Friday 27th August 2021
Venue: 33 OLDHAM ST MANCHESTER
WITH SPECIAL GUEST COBAIN JONES
PLUS LATE NIGHT MADCHESTER DJ SET BY LISTEN UP DJs
Tom Hingley is best known for being one of the two lead singers with Oldham band The Inspiral Carpets and was with the band between February 1989 and February 2011. He sang on ten Top Forty hits including 'This is How It Feels’, ‘Saturn Five’ and 'Dragging Me Down' amongst others.
Tom parted company with Inspirals in 2011 , but has since performed and recorded as both a solo artist and as part of the bands Tom Hingley & The Lovers and The Tom Hingley Band since 1999.
Tom's solo material reflects an eclectic mix of the acoustic , 'Keep Britain Untidy' (2000), 'Thames Valley Delta Blues ‘(2010) ‘Sand’ (2015) and his latest release ‘Hymns for the Hungry’ (2020) and the electric guitar sounds of ‘Soulfire’ (2001) ‘Abba Are The Enemy’, with the Lovers (2001), ‘Paper’ (2015 ) and 'I Love My Job' with the Tom Hingley Band (2018).
Always different and innovative , feast your soul ……………
COBAIN JONES (SPOTIFY BIO)
In the singular world of Cobain Jones, the liberating love of music provides shelter from the slings and arrows, paints pictures of exhilarating, glad-it-happened heartbreak and brings a clearer signal to the flickering screen of late adolescence. The 20-year old singer-songwriter, switched-on storyteller and campaigner from the outer ring of Manchester’s galaxy of small towns has wandered unassumingly into the spotlight, with a songs refreshingly free of the self-conscious, deep-seated doubt that can all-too-easily rob the world of the songs that lift tired mornings and fuel long nights. Cobain Jones makes songs to swell the heart, ease the mind and chase the dream.
In our small towns the community comes to know the dreamers, the black sheep and the drop-outs, sometimes confusing them as one and the same. Blessed with a mind that can’t easily compute the humdrum, but bestows prodigious, early capacity for the extraordinary, Jones rose from the confines of tired expectation at an early age. Asperger’s Syndrome found him reading at three-years old, finding his way round the piano effortlessly at eight and taking to the stage at Kendal Calling at 18.
As sure footed as any 20-year-old can be, the step into a record deal with Run On Records and Modern Sky was a leap without question. Don’t take no for an answer, don’t pass up life’s opportunities and let doubt give way to surety that, whatever happens, it was always worth a shot. Be more Cobain Jones.
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