Dave Heaney will be pleased to hear from any local bands or artists who would like to feature within this show, either performing a live session in the Leisure FM studio or having their recorded music played.
Please forward a CD or mp3 and include a short history (bio) about yourself or band, along with any website or social media page you may have.
Ben Smith(Studio visit 05.02.17)
Is a 23 Year Old Musician from Essex.
He plays originals and covers ranging from the Beatles to Oasis.
is about writing for the love of music, not about writing to be popular, or to fit into a commercial pocket. Story-telling and music is about being authentic and passionate without succumbing to the manufactured demands of a music business run predominantly by business heads, not music lovers.
Joanna Forest (Studio visit 02.04.17)
Joanna is an Official Number One selling Classical Soprano.
Having trained at The Italia Conti Academy of Theatre Arts she is now regarded as one of the most talented sopranos performing today.
Local singer and songwriter from Braintree, Essex.
Mark Keates (Studio visit 23.04.17)
21 year old Rebecca Jayne released her debut single ‘I Want More’ in July 2016. The single received critical acclaim and made it into the Top 100 iTunes Country Charts. The single was followed by her self titled debut EP which reached the top 40 iTunes Country album charts.
Rebecca Jayne (Studio visit 28.05.17)
The creative production job on Alan Dreezer’s track To Do This has resulted in a deeply atmospheric and unique piece of music that backs up and enhances the mood and meaning of the underlying song really well.
Alan Dreezer (Studio visit 04.06.17)
Raised on Manga, metal and the undeniable influence of the Essex dance scene, Killatrix like to push the boundaries of rock, lacing it with electronica to create a hybrid, electro-dirt noise.
Killatrix (Studio visit 18.06.17)
Roll over Beethoven, the UK’s greatest Electric Light Orchestra Tribute act has arrived! Drawing inspiration from all of ELO’s phases, from their spectacular debut single 10538 Overture to their seminal 1981 concept album Time, the ELO Encounter combines lights, projections, lasers and massive hits to provide a fast paced and exciting show for both your eyes and ears. Those expecting Blue Skies and Telephone Lines shall not be disappointed!
ELO Encounter (Studio visit 11.06.17)
Described as “West London meets West Coast”, Et Tu Brucé blend pop, rock, folk, and country, and tie them all together with their signature harmonic sound. Composed of Londoners Jamie White, Siôn Hewitt, and brothers Craig and Darryn Bruce, they are fast becoming the band to watch.
Et Tu Bruce (Studio visit 09.07.17)
Keep an eye on Joshuar’s facebook page for more on this talented young man
and we cant wait for his new web site available soon.
JoshuaR Richardson (Studio visit 20.08.17)
Rob is a member of ‘BAND THEFT AUDIO ‘
with a set list like no other band,
BTA promise to keeping you on your feet dancing and partying from start to finish!
Line up features musicians with 'Top 20 hits' on their CV!
Rob Jones (Studio visit 15.10.17)
Dave talks to
Elvis Presley’s tour manager in the 70’s
With reference to their live show at the
Braintree Arts Theatre
On Tuesday 24th October
and the Graceland2Vegas Band
Gary Jay’s charismatic performance reproduces a “live” Vegas concert with awesome accuracy,
both vocally and characteristically.
He has made numerous television appearances and is one of the most highly endorsed and respected tributes in the UK, continuing to captivate audiences throughout the World, and receiving stunning reviews from many of Elvis’ personal associates. Gary has also appeared alongside many international celebrities, including Tom Jones, Shirley Bassey and Elton John.