Sean McConnell – Newcastle Upon Tyne
A rootsy American singer/songwriter from Massachusetts known for his passionate but down to earth approach, Sean McConnell found success as a Nashville songsmith, penning songs throughout the 2000s for country, rock artists like Brad Paisley, Rascal Flatts , The Brothers Osborne & Tim McGraw. His concurrent solo career won fans among the Texas red dirt music scene and eventually netted him a recording contract with Rounder Records. With nine strong albums over a twenty – one year period , his latest has at last gained him the deserved acclaim he deserves. This is his first visit to the north east of England.