GIG – Foxes at The Pyramids – Monday 7th March 2016

foxesLouisa Rose Allen, better known by her stage name Foxes, is a British singer and songwriter originally from Southampton and now based in London.

She is best known for her featured vocals on Zedd’s song “Clarity”, which peaked at number eight on the Billboard Hot 100 and at number one of the US Hot Dance Club Songs, and “Let Go for Tonight” which entered the UK Singles Chart at number seven on 8 March 2014.

On 26 January 2014, she won her first Grammy Award, winning Best Dance Recording at the 56th Grammy Awards for “Clarity”.

She has released a single and an EP, Warrior, as ‘Foxes’, working with Sam Dixon. Both tracks from debut single “Youth” were featured in Gossip Girl. She also worked with Fall Out Boy on the song “Just One Yesterday” and its music video. “Youth” (including remixes from Danny Howard, Breakage, Le Youth and Maze & Masters) has so far garnered millions combined SoundCloud and YouTube plays between them.

Another single, “Beauty Queen”, was released on 13 May 2013. She was signed to RCA, who re-released her single “Youth” on 21 August 2013 with a remix EP being released on 27 October 2013.

Foxes is working on her debut album to be released at the beginning of 2014 by RCA. She says the album has a “dark streak… as well as a pop element that runs through it.”[17]  A brand new recorded version of “Let Go for Tonight” was released on 23 February 2014, charting in the UK at number seven and becoming her most successful single to date.

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GIG – The Bluetones at The Pyramids Centre – Wednesday 23rd September 2015

bluetonesThe Bluetones are an English indie rock band, formed in Hounslow, Greater London, in 1993.

The band’s members are Mark Morriss on vocals, Adam Devlin on guitar, Scott Morriss on bass guitar, and Eds Chesters on drums. A fifth member, Richard Payne, came on board between 1998 and 2002. The band was originally named “The Bottlegarden”.

The band has scored thirteen Top 40 singles and three Top 10 albums in the UK charts. Although their commercial success waned in the post-Britpopera, they continued to tour and release new records. Their most recent album A New Athens was released in May 2010. The band split on 1 October 2011 following a farewell tour which ended with a concert in Osaka, Japan. However, on 13 April 2015, the band announced that they are to reform for a UK tour.

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GIG – The Naked and Famous at Portsmouth Pyramids – Wed 23rd Nov 2011

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The Naked and Famous are a New Zealand indie rock band from Auckland. Their single “Young Blood” debuted on the New Zealand chart at number one in 2010—the first New Zealand artist in three years to do so.The Naked and Famous released their debut studio album, Passive Me, Aggressive You, on 6 September 2010.

On 6 December 2010, the BBC announced that The Naked and Famous had been nominated for the BBC’s Sound of 2011 poll.

In 2011, the band garnered six nominations at the New Zealand Music Awards for Album of the Year, Single of the Year, Best Group, Breakthrough Artist of the Year, Best Alternative Album and the People’s Choice Award. They were also nominated for the NZ On Air Best Music Video and won the MAINZ Best Engineer Award and the MAINZ Best Producer Award.