Monthly show to put new talent in the spotlight

A NEW series of monthly music events at Lighthouse, Poole will provide an opportunity to catch some of the hottest up and coming local bands and performers.

Live and Unheard, presented by Bournemouth-based recording studio Hangover Hill in partnership with Lighthouse, kicks off with its inaugural gig on December 5 featuring headliners Brothers Grimmer – a world-class rock group who have built up a solid underground following – with support from solo performer Tim Somerfield.

Hangover Hill’s founder, musician and record producer Matt Black has been performing since 1992. Beginning his career as a hotel pianist, he has since performed alongside the likes of Boy George and Brian Connolly. He is also an ambassador for Write It Down Records, a Bournemouth-based charity fundraising record label.

“The idea for an event at Lighthouse was initially put to us by a mutual business contact, Mark Patrick, who knows a lot about what we do and our aim to keep up and coming original artists in the spotlight,” explains Matt.

“We thought this would be perfect for what we are trying to achieve next – a different platform for these artists that they wouldn’t normally have, which in turn would make their original music available to a much wider audience. We will be showcasing all genres of music so there is literally something for everyone.”

The first Live and Unheard gig will take place in the Sherling Studio at Lighthouse on December 5, with regular monthly events on the first Wednesday of each month. Tickets priced at £9.50. To book, see

Source : BournemouthEcho

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