James Holt

Live Act Singer/Songwriter Alternative Folk Rock Alternative Rock
James Holt - Singer/Songwriter Alternative Folk Rock Alternative Rock Live Act in Bolton

James Holt Short Info

I CAN PLAY SOLO AND WITH A BAND.

James Holt is a singer/songwriter from Manchester and, with his unique alternative rock sound, is receiving attention and praise from music industry giants and the listening public alike.

James’ song 'Whatever Happened to John?' was chosen by Brian Eno. Brian Eno, a world-renowned producer, said of the track: "Brisk, funny, exciting. Great drumming. This track feels fresh and exciting to listen to". James is particularly pleased because he recorded and produced the song himself. Brian Eno chose the song via the NOISE Festival 2014.

Music has been his life from a very early age. He is a classically trained pianist (since 6), guitarist (since 9) and cellist (since 12), and also has grade 8 theory. He achieved four grade 8s and then went onto graduate from the University of Salford with a First Class BA Honours Degree in Music, majoring in composition and arrangement. He is now studying for a MA in Music Composition at Salford University. He was also awarded the Derek Scott Composition Award at his graduation ceremony.

James has a love of composing and arranging and a desire to write lyrical songs in many styles. He records, writes and produces all his own music and is inspired by The Beatles, Bob Dylan, Tame Impala, Radiohead, Miles Davies and Bill Evans.

He has recently had radio plays on BBC Manchester 'Introducing' (also going in for a live session) and BBC Lancashire 'Introducing', Mike Sweeney BBC Manchester, BBC Radio 6, FAB Radio International, Allfm, student radio, local radio and has also been featured on 'Fresh On the Net'. He has been featured twice on 'Never Enough Notes' and has been spotlighted in the Unsigned Guide and the Manchester Evening News.

James performs regularly at venues and festivals in towns and cities across the UK including Manchester, Liverpool, Leicestershire and Bolton, and he is keen to expand and experiment further musically and is back in the studio writing and recording.

I CAN PLAY SOLO AND WITH A BAND.

James Holt is a singer/songwriter from Manchester and, with his unique alternative rock sound, is receiving attention and praise from music industry giants and the listening public alike.

James’ song 'Whatever Happened to John?' was chosen by Brian Eno. Brian Eno, a world-renowned producer, said of the track: "Brisk, funny, exciting. Great drumming. This track feels fresh and exciting to listen to". James is particularly pleased because he recorded and produced the song himself. Brian Eno chose the song via the NOISE Festival 2014.

Music has been his life from a very early age. He is a classically trai...

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James Holt on Tour

  • 15 | 12 | 2016 Manchester The Castle

Past Gigs James Holt

  • 11 | 2016 Manchester Hard Rock Cafe
  • 11 | 2016 Manchester Sonder Festival
  • 11 | 2015 London Royal Albert Hall
  • 07 | 2015 Manchester Ruby Lounge
  • 05 | 2015 Manchester Headline show at Gullivers
  • 04 | 2015 Chorlton Mono
  • 04 | 2015 Manchester Gullivers Lounge
  • 03 | 2015 Manchester This Feeling with Jack Daniel's and Xfm
  • 02 | 2015 Manchester EP Launch Show
  • 01 | 2015 Manchester Souncontrol
  • 01 | 2015 Media City BBC Introducing Manchester Live Session

Discography James Holt

  • 2016 Sanguine On the Rocks EP | Self Released
  • 2015 In the Face of It All EP | Self Released

Media

  • Sound Whatever Happened to John?
  • Media Sanguine On the Rocks
  • Video James Holt (Live at the Roy...

Fan Radar

1,097 Fans
10,952 Plays
901 Follower

Origin

  • Bolton GB

Founded

  • 1993

Members

  • James Holt Singer/Songwriter/Guitarist/Keyboards

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