Wakefield date for acclaimed songwriter Mason

Acclaimed singer-songwriter Steve Mason is heading out on tour again and including places he has never been to or not visited in many years.

Tuesday, 17th May 2016, 8:35 pm
Updated Tuesday, 17th May 2016, 9:40 pm
Steve Mason, gig in Wakefield.
Steve Mason, gig in Wakefield.

The Beta Band founding member has already enjoyed a successful tour this year, including a date at Leeds’ Belgrave Music Hall last month, but following the release of his well received third solo album, Meet The Humans, he will be back in Yorkshire on an autumn run round the country.

Mason can be seen at Wakefield’s Unity Works on Friday, October 14 and Sheffield’s Leadmill the following nigh - go to www.stevemasontheartist.com for ticket links.

Talking about the impending run of shows, Steve said: “Now seemed like a good time to sort another run of shows out but this time go deeper into some of the places I’ve either never played or have not played in a while.

“I have formed an elite snatch squad from my band - a three-piece band made up of drums (Greg), bass (Bodge) and me. We will be performing various songs I have written over the years but mainly from the last three albums.

“Before this recent UK tour, I went around Europe and Scandinavia with just my acoustic guitar and I really enjoyed it so I guess it will be a little like that but with more beef and bottom end thanks to Greg and Bodge.”

Steve recently released Meet the Humans, the follow-up album to Boys Outside (2010) and Monkey Minds In The Devil’s Time (2013).

The album was recorded with Elbow keyboardist and producer Craig Potter at Blueprint Studios, in Salford, in the early summer of 2015.