Oli Brown: new blues star set to tour UK

After winning ‘Best Band’ and ‘Best Album’ at the British Blues Awards 2011, 22-year-old British guitar sensation Oli Brown returns to the UK for his biggest headline tour to date, which starts at the Manchester Academy on April 11th.

Described by Mojo as “the hottest young pistol in British Blues”, Oli’s UK tour will coincide with the release of his new album “Here I Am”. Tickets are available from 0844 478 0898, www.thegigcartel.com.

Since the release his 2010 album “Heads I Win Tails You Lose”, Oli has been constantly on the road with tours across Europe, America, Canada and New Zealand. The album was produced by Mike Vernon (Fleetwood Mac, Eric Clapton), who came out of retirement especially to work with Oli. In October 2011, Brown was hand-picked for a 25-date UK tour with the legendary John Mayall & The Blues Breakers.

Manchester Academy (April 11)
York The Duchess (April 12)
Edinburgh The Caves (April 13)
Glasgow O2 ABC2 (April 14)
Aberdeen Lemon Tree (April 15)
Newcastle O2 Academy2 (April 17)
Nottingham Rescue Rooms (April 18)
Birmingham O2 Academy2 (April 19)
Exeter Phoenix (April 20)
Bristol The Tunnels (April 21)
London O2 Academy Islington (April 22)