DOORS – 7PM
BILLY LOCKETT – 7:15PM
NINA NESBITT – 8PM
LEWIS CAPALDI – 9PM
CURFEW – 11PM
Scottish songwriter Lewis Capaldi was long-listed in the BBC Sound of 2018 and was joined on the list by the likes of Sigrid, Khalid, and Billie Eillish. Before that he caught people’s attention with the self-release of ‘Bruises’ on 31st March 2017. The song quickly amassed close to 28 million plays on Spotify worldwide, making him the fastest artist ever to reach 25 million plays.
Capaldi learned to play the guitar when he was 9, and began his musical career singing in pubs aged 12.He released his debut extended play recording Bloom EP on 20 October 2017, where he worked with Grammy Award winning producer Malay a long time collaborator of Frank Ocean
Capaldi rose to prominence following the self release of his first track ‘Bruises’ on 31 March 2017. The song quickly amassed close to 28 million plays on Spotify worldwide making him the fastest ever unsigned artist to reach 25 million plays on the platform. Shortly afterward, he was signed to Virgin Records and Capitol Records.
He supported Rag N Bone Man on his European tour in November 2017, Milky Chance on their North American leg of the “Blossom” tour in January 2018 and Sam Smith on his The Thrill of It All Tour. He has attracted attention from a wide range of celebrity supporters including Chloe Moretz, Ellie Goulding and Niall Horan all of which have voiced their support. Subsequently, Horan invited Capaldi to support him at two dates on his Flicker World Tour at the Glasgow SEC Armadillo in March 2018. Irish Indie rock band Kodaline have also invited Capaldi to open for them at a concert in Belfast in August 2018.