Laura Oakes Hosts…. Holloway Road + Tim De Graaw
Laura Oakes is a two time BCMA Best female vocalist winner and UK Country/popact who is leading the way in her genre. With support slots under her belt for the likes of The Shires, Ward Thomas, Devin Dawson and The Wandering Hearts plus many more as well as festival appearances across Cornbury, Cambridge Folk Festival, the Long Road, Black Deer and Camp Bestival Laura and band’s stage presence and musicality is second to none.
Now armed with a stack of new tracks since her writing trip to Nashville in April of this year, Laura will be teasing out her latest new music at the third Laura Oakes Hosts…
HOLLOWAY ROAD – Jack Cooper & Rob Gulston – are a country-pop duo from Essex, England. Having enjoyed extensive radio support and national press coverage, more streams than any other independent UK country act, and opening for likes of The Shires, Lindsay Ell, American Young and more as well as numerous major festival appearances including Country to Country and the first Country Music Week in London in 2017. Late last year the band completed their first full band UK headline tour, documented in the video for recent single ‘Under Cover’, and within the last few months returned to Nashville to write for their forthcoming EP, which they are currently finalising in the studio.
TIM DE GRAAW – Blues guitarist at heart, Tim De Graaw is a Blues and Americana singer-songwriter, originally from South Africa, via Boston (to study at Berklee College of Music) and Nashville, he has collaborated both in the United States and London with songwriters such as; Sarah Walk, Alyssa Bonagura, Harrison Whitford, Fraser Churchill, Jamie Evans, Don Mescall, Pam Sheyne and Rich Jacques.
Tim is currently promoting his EP ‘Three Black Roses’ but be sure to keep an eye open for his upcoming EP ‘Serenade’.