Shorthouse is the musical alias of Edinburgh-based, Dunfermline-born 19-year-old singer songwriter Rob McLaughlin. The young artist blends indie, folk, and rock genres and is set to release his next single Lived on 26 November. McLaughlin often performs live with a full band and has a songwriting partnership with Colin Graham.
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Sean Bonner is a 15-year-old singer songwriter (and actor) from Glasgow. Since February, he has written and recorded 9 original songs with producer Jamie Duffin (whose father is a member of Wet Wet Wet) at Glasgow Barrowlands studio. He’s received airplay on CamGlen and Sunny G Radio, and was nominated for the Scottish Album of the Year (SAY Award) new series The Sound of Young Scotland. Bonner has been invited to perform at Teenstock in Florida, ahead of his tour with Hit The Road.
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Leiah Maitland is an 18-year-old singer songwriter from Crieff who began learning to play the piano and sing at just 7 years old. She’s attended Edinburgh School of Music and developed her craft performing in musical theatre shows, including productions at Edinburgh International Conference Centre and the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. Maitland is currently completing an HND in Music Performance at Motherwell College and is busy working on her debut EP, set for release early next year.
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We’re sorry to announce the postponement of our Hit The Road tour featuring Leiah Maitland, Sean Bonner and Shorthouse. But in the current Covid situation, the safety of musicians, crews, venue staff and audiences is paramount.
Along with our partner promoters and venues The Mash House, Websters & Tolbooth we’re working to reschedule the shows into early 2022, with tickets valid for new dates.