Buffalo Trace bourbon sponsors London live gigs

The Buffalo Rocks in London.

Talented UK singer songwriters are being given a London showcase in a series of live music events sponsored by Buffalo Trace Kentucky Straight Bourbon.

Buffalo Rocks. Click for large poster

Buffalo Rocks gigs will run monthly through the fest of 2010 and into 2011, with the first taking place at the Monarch, Camden on Thursday, September 23. The inaugural Buffalo Rocks gig is headlined by James Walsh, best known as the frontman in Starsailor.

James Walsh

Walsh is a talented singer, songwriter, guitarist and pianist, and the gig will feature a stripped down acoustic set  including material from his forthcoming solo album. Also appearing are Jim Stapley and Lee MacDougall. including supporting the Rolling Stones, The Police, U2 and The Killers. James has recently started working on his own solo material and is excited to be back in the studio.

Support acts come in the form of the amazing Jim Stapley and Lee MacDougallSupport acts come in the form of the amazing Jim Stapley and Lee MacDougall

Tickets for the event cost £7 and are available from www.wegottickets.com. The line-up for the next gigs in the series will be announced shortly.

Buffalo Rocks is an opportunity to enjoy great live music in venues chosen to showcase the different style of each musician. Featuring talented contemporary singer-songwriters with a passion for performing, Buffalo Rocks brings new energy to London’s live music scene.

Jeremy Hill, chairman of Buffalo Trace UK Distributor Hi-Spirits said: “Bourbon has strong associations with live music, going back to the birth of blues and jazz in the Southern States of the US.

“Buffalo Trace has continued that passion for music in the USA, and we’re delighted to not only to be bringing Buffalo Rocks to the UK, but also to be giving it a uniquely British twist to celebrate our own vibrant live music culture.”

Buffalo Trace is an award winning authentic Kentucky bourbon made at the oldest distilling site in the United States.