The next event in our FREE live music gigs at intu watford Atrium will feature Stephanie McCourt, Ben Brown, Sophie Faith and Gizmo Varillas...plus some very special guests!
Presented by Vibe 107.6 FM's very own Hawa Kassam, with DJ'ing from our Breakfast Presenter, Caroline Hesford, this month's Summer Sounds will feature performances from Stephanie McCourt, Ben Brown, Sophie Faith and and Gizmo Varillas. So come on down to the intu Watford Atrium, near Hugo Boss on the Ground Floor, on Saturday 27th July for more amazing live music from 12noon until 4.30pm!
Stephanie McCourt is a London-born retro soul singer with a passion for music like no other. With influences including Aretha Franklin, Etta James, Christina Aguilera and Amy Winehouse. She has a unique blend of retro soul, gospel and jazz with modern-edged production is a breath of fresh air to the current 2019 musical climate.
Having spent months in the studio, writing original material with many of F/H Block's finest writers and producers (other clients include Sam Smith and Emeli Sande), Stephanie is ready to take 2019 by storm with the release of her debut original material. Expect to hear a delivery of soul, combined with powerful vocals and an abundance of emotions, projected through her captivating voice and expertly crafted music.
Ben Brown is a singer-songwriter from North London, who blends soul, R&B and electronic elements to create an exciting and authentic sound featuring catchy hooks and funky guitar licks. His vibe has been compared with the likes of Zak Abel and Ady Suleiman. He creates live beats and tracks on stage using a loop pedal to craft a rich sound unique to Ben's aesthetic.
Sophie Faith is a London based Singer/Songwriter combining neo-soul, jazz and flavours of hiphop into her music. Her musical and singing talents have been compared to likes of Eryka Badu & Nai Palm.
With the summer of 2019 finally shining its way through the nation's windows, the time is perfect for Gizmo Varillas to announce his return with the release of his new single Out of the Darkness. A Peter Gabriel-esque meeting of addictive rhythms and sun-kissed harmonies, Out of the Darkness is the first track to be taken from his forthcoming third album. Having tested new material during recent appearances at Zermatt Unplugged in Switzerland, and with Seu Jorge at the Eventim Apollo and Zaz at Shepherd’s Bush Empire, Gizmo Varillas will announce further dates shortly.
Previous albums ‘Dreaming Of Better Days’ (2018) and ‘El Dorado’ (2017) have seen Gizmo amass huge acclaim. Featured on a number of Netflix shows and on the latest EA Sports Fifa 2019, fans have streamed his music more than 12 million times on Spotify (with 275,000 monthly listeners 700,000 monthly streams), his music has received similar big love from radio stations, with plays on BBC 6 Music (Lauren Laverne, Chris Hawkins, Tom Robinson, Radcliffe & Maconie), Amazing Radio (A List & No. 11 Radio Chart), BBC London (Jo Good, Gary Crawley, Robert Elms), and BBC Radio Wales (Janice Long, Adam Walton).
Summer Sounds @ intuWATFORD
Don't miss Summer Sounds at intu Watford throughout the summer ☀️🍦 Join us for the next event on Saturday 27th July 😎Posted by VIBE 107.6 FM on Friday, July 5, 2019
So don't miss out on seeing the hottest new music talent for FREE at intu Watford's own mini concert venue with Vibe 107.6 FM on Saturday 27th July from 12noon! Previous performers in this new series of Summer Sounds live gigs have included Katie Plus Juan, Emma McGrath, Oceanback, Lydia Maddix, and Romeo English, with more fantastic sets to come!
And don't forget to listen to Raw Vibes every Sunday night from 7pm until 9pm - the show is jam packed with music written, produced and performed by you! Presented by Flavie Belanco, the show celebrates the unsigned music scene in Hertfordshire, Buckinghamshire, Bedfordshire and North London with live sessions, interviews, gig listings and more. Rak-Su, Jack Garratt, and The Hunna have all previously featured on the show so you could hear some stars of the future!