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Ben McKelvey

Ben McKelvey joins The Overtones 20-date UK Christmas tour  

Brighton-based artist Ben McKelvey has been announced as the support act for The Overtones 2016 Christmas tour.  The singer-songwriter who recently opened 17 arena dates for Wet Wet Wet prepares for 20 dates around the UK with the vocal-harmony group who regularly fill City Hall’s and large theatre’s as they tour.

They will be at The Sage Gateshead on the 12th December. 

Tickets are available here.

McKelvey said he was “delighted to be joining another high profile tour” as he gears up to release his 2nd album in 2017.  Follow the success of recent album Life & Love in England which hit the top 10 of the iTunes Singer/Songwriter chart there is eager anticipation from fans to hear new music.

Songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Ben McKelvey grew up in West London on a musical diet of classic songwriters like Springsteen, Dylan, Cash and Joe Strummer. He formed pop-punk group Fluid Lines as a teenager, going on to record and tour the UK with them.  After a series of successful tours and radio exposure, the group went their separate ways in 2011. Determined to continue making music, Ben made the switch to guitar and set out as a solo artist.

You can also catch Ben on tour on the following dates in December:

9th            Sheffield            City Hall

10th          Birmingham     Symphony Hall

11th           Scunthorpe       Baths Hall

12th          Gateshead          Sage Gateshead

14th          York                    Barbican Centre

15th          Bristol                 Colston Hall

16th          Greenwich         Indigo at the O2

17th          Greenwich         Indigo at the O2

19th          Guildford            G Live

20th         Cambridge          Corn Exchange

21st           Liverpool            Philharmonic

22nd         Nottingham       Royal Concert Hall

 

Tickets are on sale now through:

www.ticketmaster.co.uk    

For more information on Ben McKelvey please visit his website here.

You can also follow Ben on Facebook, and Twitter.

 

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