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Press to Meco, Laura Wright and Casey Lowry performed at UTA London in January, and more Sofar Sounds shows are planned for the months ahead
By IQ on 14 Apr 2019
United Talent Agency (UTA) has shared footage from three intimate live performances filmed at its London office earlier this year in partnership with Sofar Sounds.
On 18 January, UTA London hosted a Sofar Sounds show featuring Press to Meco, Casey Lowry and Laura Wright playing short sets to an intimate audience. Sofar Sounds is a ‘secret gig’ promoter which keeps show locations under wraps until the last minute, though the agency has revealed its London office will host another Sofar concert in the coming months.
Press to Meco’s show can be viewed above, while links to the other performances (along with bios for all three UTA-repped acts) are linked below.
Press to Meco
Press to Meco’s unconventional take on riffs, pop hooks and three part vocal harmonies have become their trademark. The debut album, Good Intent, was shortlisted for the 2016 AIM Independent Album of the Year, alongside Radiohead, Frank Carter and Skepta. The band recently finished a sold-out acoustic run of dates in support of their new EP. They are currently working on a new album.
At the age of 19, Casey had already been featured as BBC Radio 1’s ‘Artist of the Week’ and sold out some of the UK’s largest and most well-known venues, all before releasing his first single. His Radio 1-playlisted debut single ‘Trampoline’ achieved huge success in its first few weeks of release, charting at #2 on Spotify’s UK Viral 50 charts, hitting #28 in the iTunes singer/songwriter charts and gaining over 500,000 streams since release. Now 22 years old, he has already toured with the likes of Jack & Jack, Lany, the Hunna and Saint Raymond. Lowry has a UK tour coming up this April and will play a number of festivals over the summer.
Singer, composer and sporting ambassador, Laura is one of the best-selling classical artists of the decade and has released three solo albums with Decca/Universal. Known affectionately as the nation’s favourite sporting soprano, Laura is a familiar face at worldwide sporting events. She has performed with the likes of Alfie Boe, 2Cellos and Andrea Bocelli, and this summer brings her new show, Bach to Bjork, to London.