Listings for August 27th, 2010

APPEARING ON Friday, August 27th, 2010

Gideon Conn [+]

Friday 27th August – £4 Entry

Gideon Conn is a singer-songwriter. He is based in Manchester, but tours extensively around the UK, and has played at UK festivals, including Glastonbury Festival.

He has self-released a number of EPs, and released his first single I Want You Around on Mannequin Republic on 10″ Vinyl. He was included on the recent ‘A-Z Bestival’ Compilation as the letter ‘G’.

He has been played on XFM Radio and on BBC Radio 1 by Huw Stephens. He also supported popular American singer-songwriter Jason Mraz on his 2008 UK Tour.

Gideon sells his artwork through his myspace page.He also has a range of self-designed clothing, created in collaboration with Yes No Maybe Clothing.

A documentary about Gideon called “Hitting Home: Good Luck Gideon” was broadcast on Channel M on Tues 28 July and Thurs 30 July.

Gideon has recently signed a record deal with Mancunian imprint label Skinny Dog Records which is owned and run by members of I am Kloot and Elbow. Skinny Dog will be releasing Gideon’s debut album entitled ‘New Bop Sounds’ in July 2010.