What more of a fitting way to start up our blog here at Ont’ Sofa than to dedicate our first blog post to some amazing live music taking place in the beloved Yorkshire, at Live at Leeds festival taking place over the weekend.
We thought why not showcase you some of the talent at that are performing in Leeds on Saturday 30th April, who have sat and performed on our very sofa.
First off, the amazing Phoebe Katis is performing at 12 o’clock on the Hyde Park Book Club / State of The Arts Stage. Phoebe performed her amazing single ‘Anyway’ whilst down in London for us and blew us away. Phoebe Katis’ is a soulful singer songwriter with a bit of jazz with beautifully crafted melodies and emotional lyrics. Find her session with Ont’ Sofa here:
Secondly we have the wonderful Stephanie Rainey, who will be performing at the Holy Trinity Church Clash Stage at 16:15pm. Stephanie performed two songs for us at the Belgrave Music Hall for us in Leeds, ‘Please don’t go’ and a cover of the The Weeknd’s ‘I Can’t Feel My Face’.
Rainey is a must see act at Live at Leeds this year, she manages to captivate the audience seamlessly with her powerful lyrics and melodic guitar tunes along with a softly played keyboard which complements Stephanie Rainey’s heartfelt lyrics. To see Stephanie Rainey perform her acoustic single ‘Please Don’t Go’ click here:
Wakefield four-piece band Skinny Living have performed a couple of times over the past few years, a cracking young band with soulful lyrics and great sounding four part harmonies they are not to be missed. They will be performing at 19:30pm at Leeds College of Music, they are not to be missed! Find their performance of their original song 'Settle Down' on our channel here:
Next up it’s a soulful acoustic welsh duo that came and visited us 5 months ago, and performed their single ‘No Talking.’ They are called Into The Ark and consist of Dane Llyod and Taylor Jones who both sing and play guitar together blending perfectly. You can catch them at 21:15pm at the Leeds College of Music Recital Room. To check at their track ‘No Talking’ live in London at Ont’ Sofa click here:
Last up, and by no means least, its one of own artists Isaac Tyler! He will be playing at Trinity Kitchen at 15:00pm. He is a great acoustic singer songwriter from the beautiful land of Yorkshire, to listen to his stunning cover of Nina Simone's 'Feeling Good' click here:
By Simon Crowe