Local & Live – Bright Town

Drawing inspiration from rainy days, jukebox oddities, Western 21st Century despair and Souse-Pop tradition, Bright Town are with us for episode 12 of Local and Live X Liverpool Arts Bar. Not only did they treat us with a live version of their latest single ‘Something To…’ (under Modern Sky Records), but they also gave us two tunes ‘Smother’ and ‘Bottom’, before sitting down to have a chat with us:

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LOCAL & LIVE – NAZEEM

Bringing you sounds straight from Gambia, Nazeem is this week’s artist feature. Spreading gratitude, hope and appreciation throughout his music, Nazeem aims to spread his music far and wide, after making himself well-known to the Liverpool scene for years now.

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LOCAL & LIVE – ROSSA MURRAY & THE BLOWIN’ WINDS

Perfect for these rainy autumn days, Rossa Murray & the blowin’ winds serenaded us this week with their tunes, and caught us up with all their new releases, upcoming gigs and everything else in-between.

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LOCAL & LIVE – MORE IN LUV

This week we had a band which you need to get your ears wrapped around, if you haven’t already. More in Luv are a high-energy band who we’ve had the pleasure of seeing a few times live (supporting Tilly Louise and Bandit to name a few), so needed to get them on-board the Local and Live train.

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LOCAL & LIVE – HUSHTONES

After Simon Dale’s delicately beautiful performance last week, we thought we’d bring you even more talent this week with local band Hushtones, who have been a huge part of the North West music scene for years now , we thought we’d have a catch up with them on what they are up to at the minute, and of course throw in a live session with them as well.

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LOCAL & LIVE: SIMON DALE

We had the pleasure of welcoming Simon Dale in this week for his go at the Local and Live Sessions, and once again we were not disappointed. Simon kicked off the day with the live session of his gorgeous new track ‘Rewind’.

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LOCAL & LIVE: AMBER PROTHERO

This week we have the incredible Amber Prothero in with us, chatting about her tunes, gigs and everything else in-between. Amber Prothero is an independent Pop/Soul artist who has seen significant success in nurturing her career for over 10 years. Drawing inspiration from a wide range of genres, Amber combines the best of Pop, Soul, Funk, and R&B into a deliciously unique blend, where contemporary meets classic nostalgia. Amber’s powerful vocals, across her diverse catalogue of original music, sit effortlessly within the likes of Olivia Dean and Mahalia.

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LOCAL & LIVE: MICAYL

To German newcomer Micayl, music is a personal and holistic art form, an expression of their soul. It is their story. The German alternative R&B artist grew up listening primarily to jazz, soul, and blues. “As much as my jazz influences inspired me, my introduction to folk taught me how to structure a song”.

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LOCAL & LIVE: MOTEL SUNDOWN

Sometimes things just come together in the most organic and natural way, in a pub full of music and laughter. For trio Motel Sundown, made up of Naomi, Karen and Rob, it was on the Liverpool gigging circuit where all three members met back in 2016.

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Local & Live – Hosted by Meg Shaw

Local and Live is BACK, in collaboration with Liverpool Arts Bar and hosted by Meg Shaw, to bring you a NEW platform, NEW artists, and NEW music - weekly!

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