Richard Hawley to play homecoming show
Acclaimed songwriter Richard Hawley has announced two winter shows, one in his hometown of Sheffield to round off his amazing year.
Hawley’s third solo album Coles Corner, named after a place in Sheffield where lovers court, has just achieved Gold status in the UK – sales of over 100,000 copies.
The album was also nominated for this years Mercury Music Prize – when the Arctic Monkeys pipped Hawley to the prize, the Monkeys Alex Turner quipped “Somebody call 999, Richard Hawley's been robbed!"
The ex-Longpigs and Pulp member Hawley is currently in the studio recording a follow-up album but will play the following two shows:
Shepherds Bush Empire (November 29)
Sheffield City Hall (December 12)