SUNDAY SOCIAL: ETHAN ASH+ EMILY EWING + CARRICK + DANIEL GATES

Ethan Ash is a young singer/songwriter born in the north east of England. His second EP Playing By Numbers reached the Top 10 of the iTunes Singer Songwriter chart. Ethan’s gig schedule has included playing slots with Ed Sheeran, P Money, Foy Vance, Passenger, Rachel Sermanni and John Bramwell (I Am Kloot).

Ethan co-writes with other artists/songwriters and has recently been writing with Amy Wadge for the release of the single Haven’t Got There Yet (12th August) and an EP in October 2013. A talented artist in her own right Amy also has many song writing successes to her name, including award winning ones she has written with Ed Sheeran.

Ethan’s latest single ‘Haven’t Got There Yet’ is out August 12th.

“Ethan Ash is a an acoustic, emotional thief, stealing the hearts of millions with his new EP ‘Playing By Numbers’… so right off the bat let me tell you, this kid has something special… just an ordinary guy with a guitar, great voice and superb lyrical ability”    – Vulture Hound Magazine

Ethan Ash Links: Website | Facebook | Twitter

Check out the video for ‘Haven’t Got There Yet’:


Plus support from EMILY EWING

Emily Ewing is an aspiring singer/songwriter from Birmingham. After writing more then 100 songs of her own, Emily decided to embark on solo career. In 2012 she performed at the LG Arena live forum, supported 70’s ‘Tulane’ star Steve Gibbons, played at Birminghams Artfest and June this year, Emily had her recently recorded track ‘Heartbeat’ played on BBC WM Introducing, they called it a “Cracking song“.

“Emily Ewing is a 23 year-old old singer songwriter hailing from Birmingham. Her sound is easily described as a seamless blend of Kate Bush vocal phrasing complemented with a tone as soulful and smoky as Joss Stone. And with the ability to write songs of such pure quality, we expect to be seeing a great deal more of her on many event listings.” – Freaky Pug

Emily Ewing Links: Website | Facebook | Twitter

Check out the video for ‘Flight or Fight’:


With further support from CARRICK

Carrick are a folk/acoustic duo comprising of Caroline and Rich.  They play a range of styles from traditional and contemporary folk to more modern songs ‘stripped down’ and re-interpreted.  Between them they offer a variety of sound including guitar, mandocello, flute, piano and percussion, finished off with great vocals and harmonies.  They have played gigs in various settings including pubs, folk clubs, festivals and even on a tall ship in Gloucester Docks!

Carrick Links: Website | Facebook

 

 


And opening support from DANIEL GATES

20 years old. Singer/Songwriter and self-taught pianist. Daniel devises and performs a style of music that isn’t heard on every corner. His lyrics are complex and intelligently beautiful. The sweet sound of the keys compliment the powerful vocals and carry each tale so simply and melodically. Young, ambitious and charming, Daniel Gates is one to look out for in the near future.

Daniel Gates Links: Facebook | Bandcamp | Twitter