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2016 / 2017 UPDATE

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2016 / 17 updates

October 2016:

So it’s been a while since I put an update on here…my apologies! The good news is I’ve been incredibly busy since my last update. During 2016 I launched my remote sessions service officially. After doing remote sessions for years I made it public and it’s been going great with more and more independant artists using my services to record live acoustic drums and electronic drums / programming. More details here: Remote Drum Sessions I recorded a couple of country records which are due for release this year and have more music waiting to be recorded for 2017.

I also took on the job of Musical Director for the Everyman Theatre in Cheltenham for their Christmas Pantomime. Lots of programming and writing as well as charts for the band and I also played drums for the 7 week run. We had a lot of fun and broke box office records from previous years with over 42,000 coming through the doors to see the show over the 7 weeks.

January 2017:

5 days off with the family on a short break then straight into rehearsals for the current tour I’m on. After her come back tour in 2015 which I played, German artist “Michelle” has returned with a 29 date tour of Europe for which I’m playing drums and doing a bit of singing. We rehearsed in Gaga Studios Hamburg again run by a great chap called Hans Jurgen. He is a top guy and runs a great recording studio, details here: http://www.gagastudio.eu

We hit most major cities in Germany on this tour and we play Switzerland and dates in Austria also. See dates here: https://www.semmel.de/michelle-ich-wuerd-es-wieder-tun-live-2017.html

The rest of 2017 looks to be busy with more songwriting / studio sessions until more touring around August time….more on this as it happens.

Once again thanks for reading and please keep up to date daily with my twitter/instagram and Facebook pages. Links on my site.

Keep rocking peeps. Peace & Love!

BEN WITH JAMES WALSH (ex Starsailor) ON DEBUT ALBUM “TURNING POINT”.

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I’m pleased to say that towards the end of 2013 I finished recording drums & percussion on the debut solo album from James Walsh entitled “Turning Point”.  The album from the ex-Starsailor front man will be out on the 7th April 2014.

I hope you all buy and enjoy the album as much as I did playing on it. James is an incredibly talented song writer and I wish him all the best with what I believe is a stand out record for 2014.

BS.

This is from James’s blog –

In April I am taking ‘Turning Point’ on the road around the UK and can’t wait to get back out there and play you all my new stuff that I have been working on. The Album release date has now been moved back to 7th April but guys don’t worry it is all for a good cause! I have some special guests up my sleeve and I want to make sure everything is perfect for you all.

Tickets are now on sale for my April tour, details below:

6th April- Hare & Hounds, Birmingham
7th April- King Tuts, Glasgow
8th April- Brudenell Social Club, Leeds
10th April- Deaf Institute, Manchester
11th April- Bodega, Nottingham
13th April- Thekla, Bristol
15th April- Bush Hall, London
16th April- Wedgewood Rooms, Portsmouth

Thanks again for all your support, 2014 is going to be a great year and I can’t wait to share Turning Point with you all.

To pre-order Turning Point you can pledge on PledgeMusic
www.pledgemusic.com/jameswalsh

http://www.jameswalshmusic.com