Sunday 28th of October 2018
The Slaughtered Lamb, London

With support from:
Danny Starr, Frankie Swain

Ticket price: £6adv
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Doors open at 7.30pm
Venue and Locality: The Slaughtered Lamb, London
Postcode: EC1V 0DX

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Born and raised on a farm in Wisconsin, Brent had a desire to see the world and travel at an early age. He began playing in bands at 17 and has since toured in over 40 states as well as all over Canada. His desire to create an environment and place of hope led him to start Hope Country in 2011. With an emphasis on strong song-writing and storytelling lyrics, Hope Country has developed into a prime example of modern-day Americana.

Hope Country has released two EPs in the past three years and has supported them with multiple headline tours, festival appearances, and support slots for Brandi Carlile, Joseph, Chris Carrabba, Sturgill Simpson, Nikki Lane & more, along with a run of sold out dates with Judah & The Lion.

While "Water, Land, & Sky" is dynamic full-band record and "Thirty One" showcases Johnson's softer singer/songwriter side, the newly released self-titled record marries the two, calling to mind artists such as Jason Isbell and The Avett Brothers. Lyrically, the record continues Hope Country's heartfelt stories of life and living. The album was recorded at Summer-Winter Studios in St. Paul, MN with Levi Stugelmeyer (The Cactus Blossoms, Caitlyn Smith) and mastered by Huntley Miller (Bon Iver, The Tallest Man On Earth). The record was released on February 24, 2017 followed by a headline tour and run supporting Johnnyswim.

Danny Starr
Danny Starr is a 19-year-old singer-songwriter from London. His two EPs have been featured on BBC Introducing, Amazing Radio and major blogs and radio worldwide, where Danny’s exceptional lyric writing and heartfelt vocal delivery have found scores of high profile fans.
“This stands out” – Huw Stephens, Radio 1
Danny’s well-crafted pop songs cover a lot of ground the roots of which are in eras well before his time. James Taylor and Jeff Buckley’s footsteps effortlessly lead to London where Dannymixes melody and rhyme into a soundtrack of poignant millennial longing. Never afraid to tackle big, demanding issues, Danny has the incredible knack of turning everyday observations into earworms with deep meaning.
“Danny has an approach to crafting a tune that is wiser than his years” - Born Music Online
Danny Starr is a regular on London’s singer songwriter circuit and has played The Great Escape as well as Frank Turner’s Lost Evenings Festival at The Roundhouse and Reverbnation’s Discover nights, who also recruited Danny to their Connect programme. He has appeared on Sofar Sounds and his own headline show at Notting Hill Arts Club was sold out.
“It is completely evident that this kid has got soul. It poured into every second of his performance” - Fame Music
Danny Starr released his new single Double Red Line on June 15th, which will be followed by Love Bite on August 3rd.