Shawn Smith plays an all too rare run of shows in the UK from April 23rd to May 5th. Shawn has been heralded as “One of the best Rock Vocalists of all time” by Mojo Magazine and this intimate tour will be his first solo tour in the UK since 2008 and follows 2013 SOLD OUT Brad tour. Not only that but Rock-Zone are offering you and a friend the chance to see the show at your nearest venue!
Described by Greg Dulli (Afghan Whigs) as ‘Seattle’s Best Kept Secret’, Shawn has established himself as one of the most respected musicians from the pivotal Seattle music scene as vocalist with Brad and Pigeonhead.
Shawn’s music has been heard around the world with his music soundtracking many hit TV shows such as Sopranos and ER. Empire Magazine hailed Long Term Parking ‘The Best Sopranos Episode Of All Time’ and the episode featured two of Shawn’s songs played at poignant heartbreaking moments.
He is also highly sought after for collaborations – with the Lo Fidelity Allstars remix of ‘Battleflag’ becoming a hit record across continents.
Shawn Smith has cited Mercury, Prince and KISS as early influences. It is easy to hear the impact of all of these varied performers his various projects.
This tour will see Shawn in his own words spreading the energy of peace, love and understanding’ performing songs from his vast catalogue of solo recordings, as well as those from his various bands such as Brad and Satchel.
Shawn will be performing the following shows
23 Winchester Railway Inn.
24 Bristol Folk House.
26 Birmingham Hare & Hounds.
27 Manchester Sound Control.
28 Glasgow Classic Grand.
29 Edinburgh Voodoo Rooms.
30 Dublin Whelans.
1 Newcastle University Student Union.
3 Nottingham Glee Club.
5 London Bush Hall.
Tickets for the shows are available from
UK Shows: http://www.ticketweb.co.uk/artist/356363
However, you can win a pair of tickets to the show of your choice. To win you need to visit our Facebook page ( https://www.facebook.com/pages/Rock-Zone-UK/101422619912048 ), like and share this competition post, comment with your choice of venue AND like our Facebook page. Simple as that … winners will be drawn on Monday 20th April 2015.
Prize is entry for two people to the venue of choice of the winner.
‘Everyone Needs to hear him’
Stone Gossard (Pearl Jam)
Seattle’s Best Kept Secret’
Greg Dulli (Afghan Whigs)
“One of the best Rock Vocalists of all time”