Lawson are Andy Brown (vox/guitar), Joel Peat (lead guitar), Adam Pitts (drums), and Ryan Fletcher (bass). Respectively from Liverpool, Mansfield, Brighton and Chesterfield, Lawson began life in 2009. From a hospital ward to four sold out tours, from Youtube videos recorded in a kitchen to recording an album in LA with a Grammy Award winning producer, Lawson’s is a tale of triumph over adversity. The London-based four-piece only released their first single in 2012 but already they’ve had three Top Five hits and a Top Ten debut album, ‘Chapman Square’.

Black Eyed Peas frontman, songwriter, super producer and more recently a widely respected judge on the UK version of The Voice on BBC One, has a CV as colourful as a Picasso painting. Aged 38 and firmly cemented into the tapestry of popular culture, synonymously behind the scenes and at the forefront, is about to embark on his first ever solo tour.

Wretch 32, born Jermaine Scott Sinclair has carved his way onto the UK music Hip Hop scene with a string of hits including Don’t Go featuring Josh Kumra. An inspiration to many, Wretch 32 has overcome homelessness and unemployment with dignity and humility. His lyrics are both smart and engaging, and his delivery is precise. From humble beginnings Wretch has managed to survive in the unpredictable world that is the UK Hip Hop scene, captivating audiences with high energy in his performances. Naturally all fathers are role models albeit, good

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