Scott Mickelson with support from Kringo
The Marrs Bar, Worcester – Tuesday 14th February
US alternative folk/rock artist Mickelson appearing at The Marrs Bar following the single release: “Only Grey Matter Boiling In My Head” as part of a fresh run of UK Dates. The single is a collaboration with the San Francisco songwriter and XTC legend Colin Moulding. Gifting the track with its notably tilting bass lines, the additional grandiose piano lines and accomplished drum rolls are courtesy of Mickelson’s UK-based live band, Jon Buckett and Lee Moulding respectively. The band will be accompanied by Ian Taylor on bass.
Scott Mickelson, an artist/producer also from San Francisco, was on the Grammy ballot for Best Folk Album and Best Roots Music Performance with his debut release Flickering. His follow up full-length A Wondrous Life received great reviews in the US and abroad which led to his first European tour in 2019. He then produced the critically acclaimed Blanket The Homeless benefit compilation which included Grammy winner Fantastic Negrito. In 2020, Mickelson released Drowning In An Inflatable Pool to rave reviews in the U.S. and Europe. Last year Mickelson premiered the video for “UNarmed American” on Americana U.K and released his LP Known To Be Unknown. Mickelson has appeared in BBC, NPR Radio, Huffington Post, CBS Morning Show, No Depression, Glide Magazine, Paste Magazine, PopMatters, TheBayBridged, Alternative Press Magazine, San Francisco Chronicle, Mix Magazine, Heaven Magazine (NL), and more. He also gained national recognition after winning a band search contest sponsored by MTV/7-Up with a prize of $15,000 and a song in the feature film Along The Way. He has shared the stage with artists including: Nick Lowe, Dick Dale, Dave Van Ronk, David Bromberg, Peter Case, Vandoliers, Jonathon Richmond, Steve Forbet, and countless others in his career to date.
Kringo is a British singer/songwriter and live solo musician with a voice and sound that extends over various genres described as a “soul oozing, intricate guitar playing wizard”
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