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Wednesday, January 6, 2016

Hayseed Dixie Frontman John Wheeler returns to The Met

Singer-songwriter John Wheeler, best known as the creator and frontman of the internationally renowned ‘Rockgrass’ band Hayseed Dixie, brings his new solo show to The Met on Friday 22 January.

‘It’s a pleasure to get to know John Wheeler and to rediscover a voice we thought we knew.’ Northernskymag.com

For fans of Hayseed Dixie’s and John Wheeler’s original work the ‘No Covers Solo Show’ will see John perform original Hayseed Dixie songs alongside his own new material, including tracks off his latest album ‘Difficult #2 Album’. A seasoned performer, having performed more than 1, 000 live shows in 31 countries with Hayseed Dixie, John describes his current musical approach as ‘acoustic-electric, jazz-punk, riding on the back of some old-school folk-funk.’

‘Chill out to some finely crafted songs and intelligent lyrics about the state of the world’ Planetmosh.com (on Un-American Gothic)

Tickets for John Wheeler’s ‘No Covers Solo Show’ on Friday 22 January are £12 and on sale now from www.themet.biz, 0161 761 2216 or The Met’s Box Office on Market Street.

 

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Press contact: Alice Shinkfield            0161 761 9134

alice.shinkfield@themet.biz