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New Album and Tour Dates from Martyn Joseph

Nov 4, 2021

Martyn Joseph is a completely unique and mind blowing artist. Take everything you think you know about singer songwriters….and rip it up. For one man and a guitar he creates a performance with a huge far-reaching sound that is energetic, compelling and passionate. Be it to two hundred people or twenty thousand, he blows the crowd away night after night.

He is gifted with the rare ability to speak to the soul with his expressive and poignant lyrics and has a career spanning 30 years, 32 albums, over a half a million record sales and thousands of live performances.

Compared to Bruce Springsteen, John Mayer, Bruce Cockburn and Dave Matthews, he has created his own style and reputation as a mesmerising live performer and stands in his own right, built on a reputation for giving what thousands have described as the best live music experience of their lives. A unique talent driven by passion, social awareness and love for his trade, he’s a jaw dropping guitar player who has developed a unique percussive style, teamed up with a powerful show stopping voice, and has been called “The Welsh Springsteen”.

In addition to his 5 top 50 UK hits, the importance of his work has been recognised by programmes such as BBC Radio 2’s prime time series on Singer/Songwriters. Social justice has an essential presence throughout his music, which has been recognised with various humanitarian awards and plaudits.

Concerned with making music that is relevant and vital to his audience, he engages with challenging narratives tackling the complexity of the human condition, underpinned with a promise of hope. In his own words “Really what I do is to try and write songs that might step up and make some sense of a moment in time. A good song makes you feel like you’re not alone in the world.”

“A singer-songwriter who is not afraid to take a stand, Joseph eschews sentimentality”  The Times

 
His latest record, 1960, is Joseph’s 23rd studio album in a songwriting life spanning four decades and is released on November 19th.  Says Joseph, ‘I think it’s a record about coming to finally understand something about who I am and what life is… a record about being grateful for this life, a record about love and joy and acceptance.’
 
 
Upcoming Tour Dates

 

4 November 21  CRAWFORDJOHN, Nr BIGGAR, SCOTLAND  Crawfordjohn Hall, Manse Rd, Crawfordjohn, Biggar ML12 6SR    ONLY FEW TICKETS LEFT Website: https://www.wegottickets.com/event/526608/

 

5 November 21 CARLISLE Haraby Theatre, Edgehill Rd, Cariole CA1 3SN Tel: 01228 537831 Tickets:  https://www.ticketsource.co.uk/harraby

 

6 November 21 NORTHWICH, The salt Works Sessions, , Ollershaw Lane, Northwich, Cheshire SOLD OUT! Tickets and Info: http://www.danarts.org/events/martyn-joseph/

 

7 November 21 SHEFFIELD, The Greystones , Greystones Rd, Sheffield, S11 7BSb – 2 SHOWS: MATINEE AND EVENING! Tickets: http://www.wegottickets.com/event/513818 Evening and http://www.wegottickets.com/event/513817 Matinee

 

11 November 21 BUILTH WELLS Wyeside Arts Centre Castle Street, Builth Wells, Powys, LD2 3BN Website: https://www.wyeside.co.uk/events/martyn-joseph

 

12 November 21 PONTARDAWE Pontardawe Arts Centre Herbert Street, Pontardawe, SA8 4ED Tel: 01792 863722 Website:https://pontardaweartscentre.ticketsolve.com/shows/1173612081

 

13 November 21 SOUTH PETHERTON, SOMERSET, The David Hall , Roundwell St , South Petherton , TA13 5AA Tickets onsite soon: https://www.thedavidhall.com/home-page/

 

14 November 21 PENZANCE, The Acorn , Parade St, Penzance TR18 4BU

Tickets: https://www.theacornpenzance.com/events/martyn-joseph-3/

 

18 Novem,ber 21 WORTHING The Factory Live, 9 Ivy Arch Road, Worthing, BN14 8BX

Website: https://www.eventim.co.uk/event/martyn-joseph-the-factory-live-13730690/

 

19 November 21 CRANBROOK, KENT St Edith Folk, Cranbrook, Kent 

Tickets: https://www.wegottickets.com/event/519987

 

20 November 21 ASCOTT U WYCHWOOD, Wychwood Folk Club, Tiddy Hall, Shipton Road, Ascott -u- Wychwood, Oxfordshire, OX7 6AG

Tickets:  https://www.wegottickets.com/event/512629

 

25 November 21 BOURNEMOUTH Bournemouth Folk Club, St Ambrose Church, Westcliff Rd, Westbourne, Bournemouth Tickets: https://bournemouthfolkclub.com/product/martyn-joseph/

 

26 November 21 PETERSFIELD The Studio @ TPS, Cranford Road, Petersfield, Hampshire, GU32 3LU Website: https://thestudiotps.com/events/martyn-joseph/

 

27 November 21 TOPSHAM, Nr EXETER Matthews Hall, 90a Fore St, Topsham, Exeter EX3 0HF

Tickets: https://www.wegottickets.com/event/512940/

 

28 November 21 HITCHIN, HERTS, Hitchin Folk Club , Hitchin Cricket Club, The Pavilion, Lucas Lane, Hitchin, Herts., SG5 2JA. Tickets and Info: http://www.hitchinfolkclub.idnet.net

 

1 December 21 BURTON ON TRENT The Brewhouse, Union St, Burton-on-Trent DE14 1AA

Tel: 01283 508100 | Website: http://www.brewhouse.co.uk/events/martyn-joseph

 

2 December 21 POCKLINGTON, Pocklington Arts Centre, Market Place, Pocklington, York, YO42 2AR Tickets:  https://www.pocklingtonartscentre.co.uk/live-music/martyn-joseph

 

3 December 21 STOWMARKET John Peel Centre, Church Walk, Stowmarket IP14 1ET

Tel: 01449 774678 | Website: https://www.johnpeelcentre.com

 

4 December 21 CANTERBURY, Folk In The Barn, Waterstones, 6-8 Rose Ln, Canterbury CT1 2SJ

Tickets: http://www.folkinthebarn.co.uk/Whatsnewinfo.aspx?id=294

 

6 December 21 LEICESTER The Musician Clyde Street, Leicester, LE1 2DE

Website: http://www.themusicianpub.co.uk/listings.php

 

7 December 21 CHESTER Telfords Warehouse, Tower Wharf, Raymond St, Chester CH1 4EZ

Website: https://www.seetickets.com/event/martyn-joseph/telford-s-warehouse/1996151

 

13 January 22 NORWICH Assembly House Norwich, Norfolk, NR2 1RQ

Website: https://www.ticketsource.co.uk/whats-on/norfolk/assembly-house-norwich/martyn-joseph/2022-01-13/19:30/t-ynlqkm

 

14 January 22 OTLEY, Courthouse , Courthouse St, Otley LS21 3AN

Tickets: https://otleycourthouse.ticketsolve.com/shows/1173610524

 

15 January 2022 LIVERPOOL Philharmonic Hall Music Room, Hope Street, Liverpool L1 9BP

Tel: 0151 709 3789 | Website: https://www.liverpoolphil.com/whats-on/contemporary-music/martyn-joseph/398

 

16 January 22 BIRMINGHAM, Kitchen Garden Cafe, 17 York Rd, King’s Heath, Birmingham B14 7SA  Website: https://www.kitchengardencafe.co.uk/event/martyn-joseph/

 

20 January 22 CHELTENHAM Town Hall, Imperial Square, Cheltenham GL50 1QA

Tel: 01242 528764 | Website: https://www.cheltenhamtownhall.org.uk/event/martyn-joseph-2022-359757/

 

21 January 22 BRIDGEWATER Arts Centre, 11-13 Castle St, Bridgwater TA6 3DD

Tel: 01278 422700 | Website: https://bridgwaterartscentre.co.uk/event/martyn-joseph/

 

22 January 22 UCKFIELD Civic Centre Civic Approach, Uckfield, East Sussex, TN22 1AE

Tel: 07947275684 | Website: https://www.wegottickets.com/event/520732

 

23 January 22 LONDON, The Half Moon , 93 Lower Richmond Rd, Putney, London SW15 1EU

Tickets onsite soon: https://tickets.halfmoon.co.uk/events/2a196f17-82aa-491c-8611-9f640dd4fe38

 

27 January 21 CARDIGAN Theatr Mwldan Bath-House Rd, Cardigan SA43 1JY

Website: http://mwldan.co.uk/whatson/live-tm-tm-byw/martyn-joseph-1#.YKYfpS9Q2Rw

 

28th January 22 SHREWSBURY, Theatre Severn, Frankwell Quay, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, SY3 8FT Website:  https://www.theatresevern.co.uk/shows/whatson/martyn-joseph/

 

29 January 22 MILTON KEYNES, The Stables, Stockwell Lane, Wavendon, Milton Keynes, MK17 8LU Tickets:  https://stables.org/event/martyn-joseph

 

30 January 22 SOUTHAMPTON, The Brook, 466 Portswood Road, Southampton, SO17 3SD

Tickets:  https://www.the-brook.com/event-details/10417855/martyn-joseph/

 

3 February 22 WORCESTER, Huntingdon Hall, Crowngate, Worcester,

Website;   http://www.worcesterlive.co.uk/events_review.asp?eid=453068924

 

4 February 22 LEEDS, Seven Arts Centre , 31(a) Harrogate Road, Chapel Allerton, Leeds, LS7 3PD, Website: http://www.sevenleeds.co.uk/event/mewl-music-martyn-joseph/

 

5 February 22 BARTON ON HUMBER, The Ropewalk, Maltkiln Rd, Barton-upon-Humber DN18 5JT  Website: http://www.roperyhall.co.uk/2021/06/03/martyn-joseph-2/

 

6 February 22 BRISTOL 1532 Performing Arts Centre Elton Rd, Bristol BS8 1SJ

Website: https://www.imageacoustic.co.uk/store/product/martyn-joseph-bristol-1532-performing-arts-centre-6th-february-2022

 

8 February 22 CARDIFF St Davids Hall, 9-11 The Hayes, St Davids Centre, Cardiff CF10 1AH

Tel: 02920 878444 | Website: https://www.stdavidshallcardiff.co.uk/whats-on/folk-roots-unearthed/martyn-joseph/

 

9 February 22 MANCHESTER Band On The Wall 27 Swan St, Manchester M4 5JZ

Website: https://bandonthewall.org/events/martyn-joseph-3/

 

For further details and full European tour Dates please visit http://martynjoseph.net

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