Bernard Butler

Venue

The Old Woollen

Address

Sunny Bank Mills, 83-85 Town Street, Farsley, Leeds, LS28 5UJ

Dates

08/02/2024

Time

7:00 pm

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£22.50 + Booking Fee. Doors 7pm. Starts 8pm. Unreserved Seating.

Bernard Butler is a Brit and Grammy Award winning musician. In 1989 he formed Suede, releasing the Mercury winning debut “Suede”. The era-defining “Dog Man Star” was followed by his collaboration with David McAlmont on the anthem ”Yes”. Two solo albums on Creation yielded a Brit nomination before  producing seminal releases by The Libertines, Tricky, Black Kids, Kate Nash, James Morrison, Texas, Mark Eitzel, Paloma Faith and Duffy – spawning her Grammy and Brit Award winning debut Rockferry.

He has played guitar for Pet Shop Boys, Bryan Ferry, Roy Orbison, Bert Jansch, The Libertines, Neneh Cherry, Robert Plant and Ben Watt. Butler is Patron to the Bert Jansch Foundation and Generator NE and lectures in songwriting for the Abbey Road Institute. In 2022 a  collaboration with Jessie Buckley “For All Our Days That Tear The Heart” resulted in the shortlist to the 2022 Mercury Prize.

Currently he has completed albums by Sam Lee, The Clockworks and a new solo album for 2024 release.

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