Thom Artway - back in UK
Singer-songwriter Thom Artway is taking his perfectly combined mix of a modern sound and classic songwriting to the UK – playing 3 of the great independent stages – starting at the Hit The North Festival 2019 in Newcastle on May 5th, taking in Coventry’s iconic Kasbah Nightclub on May 6th and culminating at London’s legendary Troubadour onMay 8th
Thom Artway could be a modern day hero from a fairy tale about a poor boy who owed his fame to good fortune. Or, equally: how a sad boy made it from the attic to the Sziget Festival. A talented young man belongs to that generation of songwriters who, with guitar in their hand, grow up in the streets of the big cities in this world.
Already one of the most acclaimed young musicians on the Czech music scene, the super-talented Thom Artway has already released three singles in the UK from his upcoming sophomore album ‘All I Know’, due to be released June 14th. Throughout 2018 the young musician has toured all over Europe, which he concluded in the UK.
Making his debut at last year’s European showcase festivals likeThe Great Escapefestival in UK, Waves Vienna in Austria, MaMA festival in Paris, BUSH festival in Budapest and other. Thom also performed in the busy summer festival season at Europe’s largest music and cultural festival Sziget 2018.December 2018 saw Thom play some of the UK’s finest independent venues - including his first London gig at the iconic Troubadour. Young artist opened this year with performance at legendary showcase festival in Netherlands, EurosonicNoorderslag 2019.
Thom perfectly combines a modern sound with classic song writing. His folk-pop songs are captivating thanks to his distinctive voice and clearly recognizable melodies. Hardly anybody knew him at home in the Czech Republic until 2015, when his single I Have No Inspiration became an immediate hit staying near the top position of the Czech Hit Parade for over a year. Soon after came other successful songs Blind Man and Conformity, followed by Artway’s debut album Hedgehog released by Warner Music (2016). This record won 2 prestigious domestic Angel Awards several months later in the Male Singer and the Discovery of the Year categories.
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