Having set the blog world on fire with 'Rich' and 'The Fly', Cosmo was personally invited by Johnny Flynn to join him on a forthcoming UK and European Tour.
8 - Institute Library, Birmingham*
10 - Hackney Empire, London*
11 - Academy 2, Oxford*
12 - St Georges Church, Brighton*
14 - Anson Rooms, Bristol*
15 - Wardrobe, Leeds*
16 - Whelans, Dublin*
17 - Limelight, Belfast*
12 - Birthdays, London (tickets)
15 - La Flèche d'Or, Paris*
16 - Botanique, Brussels*
18 - Bitterzoet, Amsterdam*
19 - Blue Shell, Cologne*
20 - Atomic Café, Munich*
22 - Kaufleuten, Zürich*
23 - Tunnel, Milan*
* supporting Johnny Flynn
Cosmo Sheldrake is a master looper, multi instrumentalist, who played jazz and classical piano from the age of 4, and regularly performs on banjo, loop station, keyboards, double bass, drums, didgeridoo, penny whistle, sousaphone and more.
An inspirational singer and improviser, he draws on numerous and disparate musical traditions from Mongolia to West Africa, blues to classical and folk to Balkan brass. Cosmo is a composer and a producer and has written music for film and theatre.
Residing in London, he runs vocal improv and beatboxing workshops, youth empowerment and wilderness camps. He teaches workshops in schools and runs a regular community choir in Brighton. In january 2013 he performed at TEDx Whitechapel.