Jake Bugg will close Absolute Radio’s 2013 Christmas Sessions following an all-star line-up which has seen Liam Gallagher’s Beady Eye, Sound of 2013 nominees Kodaline and 2013 Brit Award winner Tom Odell each lead their own special performances for the station.
Jake’s exclusive stripped down acoustic set will take place in association with The House of St Barnabas in Soho in the ethereal surroundings of their Chapel . He’ll treat an intimate crowd of competition winners to selections from his 2013 album ‘Shangri La’ as well as his number one self titled debut record, which sent him into the record books as the youngest solo male to debut at the top of the charts with their first release.
Following the success of his debut, Jake toured with Noel Gallagher and Snow Patrol, won (Best New Act, Best Solo Act) at this year’s Q awards and was shortlisted for the Mercury Music Prize. The star has also received similar nominations at this year’s Brit and NME Awards.
Jake returns for Absolute Radio having joined the station for numerous interviews and special performances including this live acoustic performance on Ian Wright’s Rock ‘N’ Roll Football show last year.
Absolute Radio, in association with the House of St Barnabas, presents Jake Bugg, will take place on Thursday 19th December.
The session will be broadcast on the final Geoff Lloyd Hometime Show of the year on Friday 20th of December from 5pm, followed by a broadcast on Monday 23rd December with Pete Donaldson from 8pm.
Absolute Radio is famous for staging the very best in live music with the likes of Coldplay, Mumford and Sons, Lenny Kravitz, Elton John, Elbow and Kasabian amongst the show stoppers to perform for the station in recent years.
Previous artists that have performed at the Absolute Radio Christmas sessions include Stereophonics, Ed Sheeran, Mumford and Sons, Suggs and Mike from Madness, Doves and Tori Amos.
See Absolute Radio’s complete Christmas session line-up, with featured interviews and live sessions on demand at www.absoluteradio.co.uk