Fresh from his critically acclaimed West End shows, Ross Leadbeater the award winning Welsh singer-pianist, embarks on a UK Tour to showcase his debut EP.
Ross Leadbeater’s tour, called the Great British Songbook, has announced five dates across the UK, and will start this month in Wales, at the Blackwood Miners’ Institute.
It will feature Ross’ take on classics from artists such as Ivor Novello and Andrew Lloyd Webber, as well as covers from The Beatles, Ed Sheeran and some original material. After the Welsh leg, it will travel to Birmingham, Manchester, Hastings and London before heading up to the Edinburgh Festival for two weeks in August.
Ross shot to fame in 2008 with the Classical Brit Award winning group Only Men Aloud, releasing two albums with Decca Records, achieving worldwide record sales of over 300,000 and performing alongside artists such as Shirley Bassey, Katherine Jenkins, Bonnie Tyler and Josh Groban.
He recently appeared on the BBC Radio 2 documentary Keep the Home Fires Burning with Simon Callow and Don Black and his television appearances include The Royal Variety Show, The Classical Brit Awards and The One Show.
His debut EP is being produced by the award winning Rupert Christie who has worked with artists ranging from U2 to Coldplay and Jessie J.
Ross said, “I am thrilled to be releasing my debut EP and taking my favourite British songs out on the road. I am looking forward to celebrating the great songs with fans all around the country! ”
The debut EP will be available to buy on iTunes and Amazon as well as on the tour which starts in Wales on 18th May.