Robert will be playing the opening slot for Nashville in the Round, a tour featuring Sarah Darling, Jenn Bostic and Kyshona Armstrong.
"An evening in the style of the Nashville’s famous Bluebird Café as Sarah Darling, Jenn Bostic and Kyshona Armstrong come together."
The 9 dates Robert is performing on are;
3 Sept The Winemakers Club London EC2
4 Sept The Musician Pub Leicester
5 Sept The Met Studio Stafford
7 Sept The Green Note London NW1
8 Sept Norden Farm Centre for the Arts Maidenhead
10 Sept The Atkinson Southport
11 Sept The Hive Shrewsbury
12 Sept Kitchen Garden Cafe Birmingham
13 Sept The Bicycle Shop Norwich
More details about the tour;
A taste of Nashville comes to the UK in September 2016. Nashville in the Round will comprise three Nashville residents and wonderful female voices performing together and individually whilst supporting each other. An evening in the style of the Nashville’s famous Bluebird Café as Sarah Darling, Jenn Bostic and Kyshona Armstrong, each recording artists in their own right come together for an evening of songs in the round from the music city.
Over her career Sarah Darling has released several albums with 1/2 a million downloads worldwide and two number 1 videos on CMT and GAC. Her biggest hit, ‘Home to Me’ lead to performances on Conan O’Brien, Fox & friends, and opening for artists like Carrie Underwood and Kacey Musgraves. The dream of playing the Grand Ole Opry came pass Feb 2011, when Sarah debuted. Her next Grand Ole Opry appearance will mark her 82nd performance on the historic stage. Darling is getting ready to release new music this spring. "A sophisticated songwriter with a crisp and powerful voice...destined for stardom" NEW YORK TIMES.
Jenn Bostic is a Minnesota native, currently residing in Nashville, Tennessee. Her emotive songwriting and powerful vocals have been touching hearts around the world. “Jealous of the Angels,” a song written for her late father, allowed her to connect and empathize with her fans in a remarkable way. “Jealous of the Angels,” produced by Barrett Yeretsian was discovered by Smooth Radio’s Simon Bates, where the song immediately jumped into the station's Top 10 Most Played. In 2012, Bostic received 5 Independent Country Music Association Awards including "Best Female Artist," and "Best Songwriter.” She has performed across the US, as well as the UK and Germany, including venues such as The Grand Ole Opry, The Ryman Auditorium, and Jazz at Lincoln Center. She has opened for artists such as The Band Perry, Eric Paslay, Randy Travis and Christian Kane. June 1, 2015, Bostic released her third album “Faithful.” Debuting on popular UK television programme Songs of Praise, with a release concert in London, a one month tour of Germany, and full band tour in the United States, “Faithful” has already begun impacting people around the world.
Kyshona Armstrong has a natural gift for using music to tap into emotion. She uses her emotional intelligence to create her unique bluesy and soulful style of music. Her latest album, ‘Go’, shows off vocal stylings that are reminiscent of Aretha Franklin, Etta James and Al Green. She has three independent releases under her belt, 2008’s EP “Music”; 2011’s EP “Home Again”; and 2014’s crowdfunded full length album, entitled “Go”. As she has travelled across the country the last 5 years, she’s had the privilege of sharing the stage with Lake Street Dive, Meiko, Lera Lynn, Angie Aparo, Hope For Agoldensummer, Randall Bramblett (Bonnie Raitt), Anthony David (India Arie), Cracker, and many more. She currently resides in Nashville, TN where she is writing, performing and donating her time as a music therapist in nursing homes and prisons.