Mahalia and Birmingham Promoters team up to bring you the first in a very special series of events we’re calling ‘Mahalia Presents’ in which the Leicester songstress invites her dearest and favourite artists to the stage for a most excellent night of music!

Two years spent supporting the likes of Ed Sheeran, Emeli Sande, Nick Mulvey, Laura Mvula, Kate Tempest and Tom Odell and playing at festivals across the country including Latitude, Wilderness, and Camp Bestival has seen the young artist Mahalia develop into an exciting, soulful and vibrant performer with a deeply affecting vocal and lyrical style.

Having survived GCSE’s, Mahalia is focusing on recording tracks for her new album working with producers from the UK and abroad with releases planned throughout 2015 to follow on from her acclaimed acoustic EP Headspace released in 2013

With a successful year long Leicester residency, Mahalia Presents, under her belt which featured an eclectic list of guests including Fiona Bevan, Saint Raymond, JP Cooper, Alessi’s Ark, Joel Baker and loads more, Mahalia has made the move to Birmingham and will open her own account in the town at the The Sunflower Lounge.

Mahalia Links: Website | Facebook | Twitter

Watch Mahalia and Ed Sheeran performing ‘Goldrush’ below:

Plus support from JOEL BAKER

Nottingham born songsmith Joel Baker burst onto the scene via the internet with his spellbinding covers including Kanye West and Maverick Sabre. Now based in London, juggling his burgeoning music career alongside a day job in Parliament, stepping out with his own politically minded tunes, he is set for big things.

On 11 May 2014 he released his second EP Every Vessel which exhibits his song-writing prowess to the world and is set to catapult his music to wider acclaim. The EP was recorded alongside long-time producers The Confect. This summer has seen him play sets at The Great Escape, British Summer Time and Dot To Dot festivals.

Joel Baker Links: Website | Facebook | Twitter

Listen to ‘Hot Air Balloon (All I Want is You)’ below:

And opening support from INTERIOR CASTLE

The Australian/English female duo met in Canada in 2013 and fell in love with the sounds they created together. They released their first single ‘Finished Dreaming’ this year and are currently working on their first studio album.

Interior Castle Links: Website | Facebook | Twitter 





Watch the video for ‘Finished Dreaming’ below: