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 Dean Friedman



UK/Ireland Tour Dates


Dean Friedman’s Micro-music festival ‘SongFest’  –

 July 24th, 2021- Thame, Oxfordshire


Dean Friedman, one of the pre-eminent songwriters of his generation, announces rescheduled UK shows to:  April -August 2021  – due to the current coronavirus outbreakThe tour kicks off in Shrewsbury – Henry Tudor House on April 22, 2021 and the London date has been moved to  the Bloomsbury Theatre – May 21st, 2021 .


The tour includes the return of Friedman’s micro-music-festival  ‘SongFest’ featuring Boothby Graffoe, Fiona Bevan, Lach, Charlotte Campbell and Ben Norris, amongst otherson July 24th, 2021  in Thame, Oxfordshire

In addition to appearing at SongFest, Boothby Graffoe will also be a special guest on nine of Friedman’s tour-dates.


Following his recent 40th Anniversary Tour, Friedman returns to the stage armed with a stunning collection of his insightful and compelling, true-to-life ‘story songs’ – songs of pathos and humour that deal with family, friends, neighbours, work and the seemingly trivial, yet ultimately essential stuff of everyday life.

Friedman, will be performing solo, on guitar and keyboards, featuring songs from throughout his  four decade recording career, including his classic hits:  ‘Lucky Stars’, ‘Lydia’, ‘McDonald’s Girl’, ‘Ariel’ and ‘Woman of Mine’, as well as selections from his last studio album, ’12 Songs’ – which was fan-funded.

The Scottish leg of Friedman’s tour is being sponsored by Scottish building supply / landscaping company, Cartmore Building Supplies – ‘We’re really good at what we do!’

Tour Dates 2021

April 2021

22               Shrewsbury – Henry Tudor House

23               Caernarfon – Galeri Caernarfon

24               Sale (nr Manchester) – Waterside Arts Centre

w/ ‘special guest’ Boothby Graffoe

25               Barnoldswick – Barnoldswick Music and Arts Centre

28               Liverpool – Royal Liverpool Philharmonic – Music Room



May 2021

 1              Horbury (nr Wakefield) – di Bosco Coffee and Champagne Bar ‘Dinner & Dean’ Ticket option.

  2               Farsley (nr Leeds) – The Constitutional

  5                Birmingham – Pizza Express Live!

  6                Leicester – ‘Y’ Theatre    w/ ‘special guest’ Boothby Graffoe

  7               Farncombe – St John’s Church                w/ ‘special guest’ Boothby Graffoe

  8              Teddington – The Landmark Arts Centre

9                Northampton – The Deco Theatre          w/ ‘special guest’ Boothby Graffoe

10              Henley-on-Thames – The Crooked Billet

11              Henley-on-Thames – The Crooked Billet

12              Bath – Mission Theatre

14              Pentyrch (nr Cardiff) – Acapela

21              The Bloomsbury Theatre, London

22              Reading – Shinfield Players Theatre   w/ ‘special guest’ Tracey Curtis


July 2021

15             Eastleigh – The Concorde w/ ‘special guest’ Boothby Graffoe

16             Croydon – Fairfield Halls – The Recreational   w/ ‘special guest’ Boothby Graffoe

17              Harpenden – Harpenden Public Halls             w/ ‘special guest’ Boothby Graffoe

18              Maidstone – Pizza Express Live! – Maidstone

19              East Hagbourne – Fleur de Lys

22              Bewdley – The Barn @ The Black Boy Inn

24              SongFest – Thame  SongFest 2020 – The Oxfordshire Golf Hotel & Spa

29              Nottingham – The Running Horse


August 2021


6                Melrose (Scottish Borders) – Marmions At The Wynd

7                Glasgow – Òran Mór  w/ ‘special guest’ Boothby Graffoe

8                Stirling – Macrobert Arts Centre


Ticket prices range from £25 to £59 for V.E.P. (Very Enthusiastic Person) tickets.

Tickets are available from:  www.deanfriedman.com or the venues direct.

In addition to his familiar radio hits, album releases and touring, Friedman composes and produces music soundtracks for TV and film, including the music to the hit Central TV series BOON and NBC’s Eerie Indiana. He’s also published a respected tome on the art and craft of songwriting titled, ‘The Songwriter’s Handbook’ (The Artists League), based on the ‘Songwriting Workshops’ and ‘Songwriting Masterclasses’ he’s conducted at universities and music conservatories around the world, including L.I.P.A. (The Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts).


See Dean Friedman’s full Tour Itinerary at http://www.deanfriedman.com/gigs/gigs_home.html

For hi-res pics and bio go to media page: www.deanfriedman.com/media/media_home.html

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