November 20, 2016 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Empty Shop HQ
35c Framwellgate Bridge
Down by the RIver

Down by the River presents an evening of live music at Empty Shop HQ.

down-by-the-river-2Soham De
Soham De is a 19 year old singer-songwriter from Kings Lynn. Now based in Durham for University he’s still finding time to write and tour and recently supported the likes of Gabrielle Aplin, Saint Raymond, Bondax, Isaac Gracie and Kal Lavelle, to name a few.
With his music also being played on radio stations such as BBC introducing in Norfolk and in the North East and Amazing Radio as well as performing on BBC 1 Look East, Sofar Sounds, the Never Fade Sessions, Oxjam Cambridge and Cambridge TV as well as a featured act on Best of British – Unsigned, the Unsigned Guide and the Newcastle Chronicle,
Soham is quickly making a name for himself with his contemporaries.

In September 2015, he independently released his debut album ‘Ghost’.

During his brief time in the North East, he has gained a headline slot at it’s biggest event for unsigned music – Evolution Emerging – as well as a slot at Boardmasters Festival, also being booked for a multitude of shows across the UK this Summer.

Playing such venues as the O2 Academy in Newcastle, The UEA, The Cambridge Junction, The Waterfront, The Bedford and the Surfcafe, Soham is quickly making ground in the live circuit and is becoming an emerging artist that’s one to watch in 2017.

‘Amazing having Soham open up for me. Always in awe of his guitar playing.’ – Gabrielle Aplin

‘His guitar playing was absolutely incredible….he also has a beautiful tone to his voice.’ – Nina Nesbitt

‘An insanely mature voice that captivates you from the first verse’ – Best of British – Unsigned

This Little Bird
This Little Bird (aka Rebecca Young) will be opening for Soham. ‘This Little Bird is a charismatic performer and coming from Seaham, watery images are never far from the surface. A stunningly emotive voice and some very interesting lyrics to accompany it’ – Narc