6PM Moonari 6:30PM
WILLIAM THOMAS 8PM
William Thomas B&W
Kent based William Thomas is a rising young original Singer-Songwriter who has spent the last number of years mastering and honing his craft performing to live audiences both within the U.K. and more recently throughout Europe.
As a confident and captivating performer William has an innate ability to capture the moment and appeal to the demographic he finds before him, he does so via a thoughtfully balanced mix of original and well known cover songs.
His debut Ep “Come The Autumn” recorded at Anchor Baby Recording company by Dan Lucas featuring tracks with well-known Folk Singer-Songwriter Luke Jackson, has received an overwhelming amount of positive feedback from fans and the industry combined.
At this moment in time William Thomas is the textbook “under the radar” artist, but possessing a very cool, distinctive and engaging vocal, superb mastery of the guitar and not only clever songwriting but material which allows him to eloquently convey sentiment and depict imagery to the listener, this combined with the fact that’s he’s simply just a nice guy will ensure that deservingly he won’t be under that radar for much longer.
TJ Johnson quartet 9:30pm
Widely considered to be one of the UK’s finest jazz and blues singers
He is also an accomplished piano player, drummer and a respected bandleader. Always a true ambassador of the soul, TJ sings songs of love lost and gained, of life wholesome and corrupt, songs of hope, songs of the night, all with the true passion and boozy swagger of only a man who has been there and knows.
Backed by his group of top British musicians TJ plays an extraordinary blend of music that transcends the boundaries of jazz, blues, soul, country and gospel and is influenced by the likes of Ray Charles, Dr John, Louis Armstrong, Johnny Cash, BB King, Nina Simone, Alberta Hunter, Jimmy Witherspoon and many more. His distinctive voice and unique personal stage manner brings both the band and the audience together to create an intimate yet exciting atmosphere rarely equalled.