Be sure to keep your eyes open and ears tuned in for more from these artists.
Joy Room are a four-piece rock band from London. They met at school and bonded over a mutual love for the Red Hot Chili Peppers and The Last Waltz. Artist Services caught the guys opening Good Karma Club at the Islington N1 recently and the boys didn’t disappoint. Represented by Primary Talent, Joy Room are on tour in the UK throughout September. Check out What’s Your Number to get a delicious slice of their refreshing fuzzy funk vibe.
Artist Services are delighted to see and hear Jessie Ware back with a series of live shows and a slinky new single. Midnight dropped on Friday 28 July and shows Jessie to be a world-class diva, thanks to a song that’s undeniably hers while channelling soul queens Whitney Houston and even Mariah Carey – in a good way, we promise!
Check it on Spotify now here.
Earlier in the week Jessie and her team partnered with TicketWeb and Artist Services to sell-out a presale on a group of intimate shows at Islington Assembly Hall, taking place in September.
Ryan Hamilton & the Traitors
Ryan Hamilton is a Texan singer and songwriter now resident in London. His band Ryan Hamilton & the Traitors evoke the likes of Fountains of Wayne and even early Weezer, all packaged up with some cool alt-country sounds. The guys are performing a headline show at the Borderline, London on Friday 25 August to kick off the bank holiday weekend, tickets available now at TicketWeb.
Give Smarter a spin to brighten your weekend.
Dua Lipa is the English singer, songwriter and model who’s been establishing herself as one of the major pop breakthroughs of 2017. She burst onto the charts with Top10 single Be the One back in 2015 and saw her debut album reach No.5 on release in June this year. The latest single New Rules is shaping up to be her biggest hit yet, reaching No.9 in the top tracks chart this week.
Artist Services worked with Dua, her label, her management and promoter Live Nation to deliver an extremely successful artist presale campaign earlier in 2017 (tickets are available here).
Check out her New Rules video below.
Low Island are a sophisticad foursome, creating dazzling cinematic pop which is winning fans like Huw Stephens at Radio1 and Lauren Lavern at 6Music. Their latest single That Kind of Love found itself on the Radio1 BBC Introducing playlist last week and is a perfect example of the emotive and intelligent music the band are creating.
Low Island are on tour in October and November, tickets available through TicketWeb now.
Lil Peep (aka Gustav Ahr) is a rapper from Long Island, New York managed by First Access Management. TicketWeb and Artist Services are already working with the rapper and his team to deliver a grassroots tour of the UK and Europe. Check out the landing page and get tickets here.
Artist Services met with First Management this week to talk about future opportunities and will be watching the inimitable star in Hamburg when he showcases at Reeperbahn Festival next month. Check out latest single Brightside now for intense lyrics and gnarly tats.
Dodie Clark is an endearing YouTube star who’s won millions of followers and fans thanks to her melodic yet revealing song writing. Promoting her heart-on-sleeve music through her YouTube channel has brought her to an appreciative and dedicated international audience. Her new EP You has shot straight to No.2 on the iTunes chart, only kept from the top by the ever-present Now compilation. Give title track You a listen here for ukulele and harmonic goodness.
Dodie hosted and performed at a fan event at Ticketmaster’s Imperial Bar, ticketed exclusively by TicketWeb. Thousands of fans signed up, but only a lucky few were contacted and invited to attend. If this sounds like an approach that could work for your event contact email@example.com today.
You can hear the full playlist of all our new music updates on Spotify here.
This month we catch up with Matt Buttell, Ticketmaster UK’s Content Manager, to learn about his experiences in the industry – and his love for West End theatre!