Michael Cassidy

Live Act Folk Pop Singer/Songwriter Scottish
Michael Cassidy - Folk Pop Singer/Songwriter Scottish Live Act in Paisley

Michael Cassidy Short Info

Michael Cassidy is a singer songwriter from Paisley who's music is best described as contemporary folk/pop. As the inaugural winner of the Gerry Rafferty songwriting award with his song 'The Men Who Stood Beside Me in the War', Michael has been invited to North America to play at the CMW and NXNE festivals as well as supporting a number of established acts such as Ben Howard, Frightened Rabbit, Amy MacDonald, Stornoway, Martha Wainwright and John Grant to name but a few.

Having released his debut album, 'My Electric Heart', at the beginning of 2015 to a sold out Glasgow crowd, Michael is currently putting the finishing touches to the recordings for his second album with his band. Last year saw Michael play a run of dates across the UK including a co-headline show in London with Siobhan Wilson, a sold-out full band headline show in Tynemouth, a sold-out collaborative show with Justin Currie, Eddi Reader, Dougie Maclean, Emma Pollock and Findlay Napier at Paisley Town Hall plus various supports with the likes of Karima Francis and Ben Ottewell (Gomez) amongst others. Plans for 2016 are already taking shape with a ten date support on Eliza and the Bear's UK tour already confirmed as well as a full band headline show at Folkets Hus in Struer, Denmark which has already sold out two months in advance.

Michael Cassidy is a singer songwriter from Paisley who's music is best described as contemporary folk/pop. As the inaugural winner of the Gerry Rafferty songwriting award with his song 'The Men Who Stood Beside Me in the War', Michael has been invited to North America to play at the CMW and NXNE festivals as well as supporting a number of established acts such as Ben Howard, Frightened Rabbit, Amy MacDonald, Stornoway, Martha Wainwright and John Grant to name but a few.

Having released his debut album, 'My Electric Heart', at the beginning of 2015 to a sold out Glasgow crowd, Michael is currently putting the finishing touches to the reco...

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Past Gigs Michael Cassidy

  • 03 | 2016 Folket Hus, Struer, Denmark Full band headline show
  • 03 | 2016 Market Bar, Inverness Full band headline show
  • 03 | 2016 The Hug & Pints, Glasgow Full band headline show
  • 03 | 2016 Bridgehouse Village Hall, Bathgate Full band headline show
  • 02 | 2016 Scholar Bar, Leicester supporting Eliza and the Bear
  • 02 | 2016 Plug, Sheffield supporting Eliza and the Bear
  • 02 | 2016 Duchess, York supporting Eliza and the Bear
  • 02 | 2016 Fruit, Hull supporting Eliza and the Bear
  • 02 | 2016 The Georgian Theatre, Stockton supporting Eliza and the Bear
  • 02 | 2016 Electric Circus, Edinburgh supporting Eliza and the Bear
  • 02 | 2016 Lemon Tree, Aberdeen supporting Eliza and the Bear
  • 02 | 2016 Studio 2, Liverpool supporting Eliza and the Bear
  • 02 | 2016 Bodega, Nottingham supporting Eliza and the Bear

Discography Michael Cassidy

  • 2015 My Electric Heart Album | D Set Records

Media

  • Video Michael Cassidy - Battleships
  • Video You're Gone
  • Video Michael Cassidy - Everybody...

Origin

  • Paisley GB

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