Skinny Living
19th October 2024 - 7:00 pm
Riverside Newcastle
14+

Skinny Living’s story is one of struggle, troubling situations and relentless hard graft. It’s also one of synchronicity, chance meetings, and the unflinching belief that their glorious indie infused soul music will reach the audience it deserves. Their potential is clear to see. Echoing Bill Withers, Van Morrison, The Isley Brothers and Bobby Caldwell, their songs shimmer with a timeless, gentle beauty, exquisite vocal harmonies and a lyrical wisdom that inspires optimism and reflection in equal measure.


The bands sound is defined by two acoustic guitars and vocal harmonies delivered by Wakefield natives Will Booth and Danny Hepworth, while the exquisite and ever-so-slightly haunted vocal and lyricism in the midst of it all belongs to front man Ryan Johnston, born in Belfast to a Catholic mother from the Republican area and a Protestant father from the other side of town. Their polar opposite backgrounds meant a family move to Bangor before Ryan later moved to England, where he met Will and Danny at an open mic night and formed the band.


Riverside are SO excited to announce their return to Newcastle after a phenomenal show at our little sister venue THINK TANK? last year!


Venue

Riverside Newcastle Neptune House
1 Close
Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 3RQ
UK