Earlier this month Neil reviewed the new EP from Dead Belgian Grand Jacques in which he revealed that Brooke Sharkey had filled the bi-lingual role left by the departure of vocalist/guitarist Fionnuala Dorrity. The London based singer-songwriter who was raised between France and England fits into the role perfectly.
Well the good news is that Brooke has a new EP ‘I Crossed The Line‘ coming out on 28th May, the title track for which you can hear below. She will be promoting the release with a UK tour and an EP Launch at Wiltons Music Hall, London on 28th May.
Her current band consists of Adam beattie on double bass and backing vocals, a singer/ songwriter in his own right who will also be supporting Brooke on this tour. Also in the band are Leander Lyons (Into the moon) on electric guitar and Barny C Rockford on drums. following her UK dates below she will heading on to France and Italy.
03/05 – Rochester Sweeps Festival
14/05 – Carlton Cinema , Westgate on sea
15/05 – The lighthouse, Deal
17/05 – The Blue Walnut, Torquay
18/05 – The Railway, Winchester
20/05 – The Golden Lion, Bristol
21/05 – The Canteen, Bristol
22/05 – The Prince Albert, Stroud
23/05 – B-Bar, Plymouth, Devon
24/05 – Miss Peapods, Cornwall
28/05 – EP Launch, Wiltons Music Hall, London
31/05 – Fire in the mountain Festival, Aberystwyth
04/06 – The Bicycle Shop, Norwich
06/06 – Ort Cafe, Birmingham
07/06 – The Green Note, Camden