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Be happy, be true...
Ser feliz, ser verdad

Open Mic @The Northern Way

The Northern Way, Friargate, Preston

A weekly Open Mic session I have beeen running for well over a year now.. The talent in Preston is amazing we have UCLAN theatre students who perform... we have folk artists, Easy Pickings make a regular appearance and in house superstar Chloe Price you gotta hear this girl!! A great bar run by music lovers!! always great drinks deals! Its fab!

All Change! 

Happy New Year! looking forward to getting my musical teeth into 2020! I have an EP release coming up very soon dates will be announce by the end of Jan!

Spreading my wings and my eyes are on the US! Its a dream of mine to get over there and perform my stuff for the music lovers across the pond..

Updates coming very soon in the mean time stay fluffy! If you are in Liverpool tonight 22nd Jan I am playing at  Studio 2, Parr St on stage at 7pm!!

Summer '19  

Hello lovely people who read my blogs!! I hope you are all feeling good.. I have been fairly quiet on the Festival scene this year its been intentional... surviving as a musician is tough and requires much of my energy to pay the rent.. but good news! recording of new songs is ongoing slow but sure.. and also the promised video production is under way so fingers crossed for release in the Autumn! I will be making another appearance at Parr St Liverpool on the 29th August and looking forward to playing a mainly originals gig in Widnes all listed on my shows list.. you can of course catch me at one of the regular shows I do.. check it out Upcoming Gigs  Thats all for now so stay perky and see you soon... oh and theres a free track for you for reading my blog ;)  lottsa love xx

Best In Music '19 

Hi lads and lasses I hope you are all happy and well ... and if not why not listen to some music.. in fact fans repeatedly tell me my album The Here & Now is often chosen when they are needing to de-stress allegedly! ;)

A quick update I have been entered into a competition to win Best in Music '19 to win free studio time at the fab Parr St Studio in Liverpool and I need votes... could you please vote and share my plea thanks so much it means more than you can imagine!!  thanks here is the link

Best In Music '19


3 months later.. 

Well its all change again! l am loving being in Liverpool living right next to the Dovedale on Penny lane.. which is handy ;) I have met some lovely local muso's everyone has been exceptionally welcoming and I really do feel at home.

As I find my feet in the city I look forward to playing and finishing off recent recordings and currently making plans to create a video with an award winning local filmaker

so watch this space... if you haven't subscribed please do so have a listen download my stuff or order an album!! and if you like my vibe please share. Thanks muchly xx

Back To My Roots 

Happy New Year folks!

Well I took the plunge and just before Christmas I moved back to Liverpool, now living just off Penny Lane very close to where my mum grew up and my grandparents lived for most of their lives! I knew it well as a child The Mystery, Church Road and what was the fabulous Odeon cinema where I saw pretty much all of my childhood classics! I even went to school at Mosspits lane for one year when we lived with my grandparents.

I feel I have come home and its a great area with a great live music scene! I am performing @The Other Place on Allerton Road 10th Feb ( details on my events page) My first gig in Liverpool since Folk On The Dock.

 please come along if you are in the area!

After a few months of disruption I am back in the studio next month so will keep you posted!

BBC Radio Merseyside Welcomes JLG 

I was chosen to appear on BBC radio Merseyside this week to represent local Liverpool artists who are performing at Folk On The Dock this year!

I performed The Last Train To Paradise plus chatted about my album and my involvement in this years musical extravaganza on Liverpool's Royal Albert Dock! 

I was on the Jenny Lee Summers Show and she was lovely very welcoming and complimentary and she plays fabulous music on her afternoons with BBC radio Merseyside so.. here is a link and it's available to listen to until 21st August.

BBC Radio Merseyside Welcomes JLG

A Steamy Summer! 

Well with The Green Fayre two weeks ago which was brilliant and upcoming this weekend my first appearance with my band at Bickerstock a wonderful free festival in Upholland Lancs. I am having a very busy summer! I also performed at The Pier Head Village last weekend and delighted to announce my involvement at this years Folk On The Dock in Liverpool at The world famous Albert Dock! I will be performing on The Liverpool Acoustic Stage and The Stan Ambrose Stage both on bank holiday Monday details on my shows section! In July I was lucky enough to have a photo session with acclaimed celebrity photographer Malcolm Goy it was a brilliant session and all of the new pictures are his work! I am so grateful! News regarding my new material coming in September! 

CD's now in stock 

Hey everyone! long time no see!

I survived a bleak winter here in the North of UK! now spring is sprung the blossom is out and its... slightly warmer! I am pleased to say the first song on my next album is almost finished! and I am planning to release a few new tunes on an EP in September! I am creating a new your tube channel with fab new videos so watch this space and I finally had more CD's pressed up so they are now available for purchase!  

I performed a fab gig at local music venue The Ship & Anchor with Bill and James with guest appearance from guitarist John Townsend and we have a couple of festivals coming up over the next few months! 

Keep a look out for the launch of my new channel on you tube! 



New video footage 

Well this autumn is bringing lots of new opportunities hope you check out the new video of a sneak preview of a brand new song played live recently at a great gig we did at Bar 45... I am accompanied by James Zaphron on guitar and Bill Butterworth on cahon and percussion! yay lucky me...This song will be on my next album which has some country blues influenced songs as well as etherial jazz. and a touch of reggae.. I can't wait to get cracking!


photo by Imelda Michalczyk

photo by Imelda Michalczyk

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