Manchester’s Bison Briggz, returns after an 18-month break with his brand new EP ‘New Wave Oasis’.
The former Mosh Team member Briggzy, invites you to join the pre-release listening party of the EP along with a number of special guests and live performances.
Ages 14+ (under 18’s must be accompanied by an adult)
Bison Briggz (@Bisonbriggz)
Raised in Salford, Bison Briggz aka Briggzy is one of the most established artists in the city. The 5 foot 3, ginger rapper has been a part of Manchester’s music scene for over 12 years and supported the likes of Wu-Tang Clan, Slaughterhouse, Royce Da 5’9, Action Bronson, The Fall, New Order, KRS-One and much more.
Not just showcasing his talents in the UK, Bison has performed across the world in countries such as Australia, Norway, South Africa, Holland, Greece, Canada and Spain. At the age of 18 he was selected as the only artist to tour with clothing brand French Connection UK on their ‘Underground Heroes tour’.
A 2012, BBC Introducing Album of the month to his name with Gingerfication, Briggz was selected the same year to represent Manchester at the annual BBC Masterclass at Abbey Road Studios in London.
2016 saw him take an 18-month break from music. Now he’s returned as Bison Briggz.
Other Acts on the night include:
Kris Evans (@Krisevansmusic)
Born and raised in North Manchester, Kris Evans developed a passion for music from an early age. In 2006, Kris went to Manchester Music Base where he studied Music Production and Sound Engineering to enhance his craft. He passed with flying colours and left with even more enthusiasm to succeed. Kris has released numerous mix CDs and self-produced tracks.
2008 was a big year for Kris as he was scouted by Take That guru Nigel Martin Smith to join the Manchester-based band The Mend. The 4 piece went on to compete in Britain’s Got Talent. They received a standing ovation at the auditions with their unique rendition of Otis Redding’s ‘Sitting on the Dock of the Bay’ and went on to compete in the final.
The Mend then released their debut single, ‘Where Were You?’, which reached the UK Top 40 receiving great feedback from local and national radio stations including Radio 1.
Their performances on BGT caught the attention of The X-Factor winners Little Mix who invited The Mend to support them on their DNA tour.
In 2016, Kris released his first solo track in over 10 years ‘#HappyKristmas‘ which gained over 30k views in its first 24 hours. Radio 1 DJ Charlie Sloth also named unreleased track ‘Nothing Changes’ as his Record of the Week.
Kris has recently released his latest track, ‘Who’s That Boy’, which has been picked up by BBC Introducing.
Kris has big plans ahead including releasing more new music and exciting live performances.
Younganz Fusion (@YounganzFusion)
Simeon Brown (born 26th December 1996) best known by his stage name Younganz fusion, is a 20-year-old music artist from Manchester in the UK. He started his career in music at the age of 10 years old after influence from his older cousin Malachi Martin (Karnage). Managed by Lions Den Music, Younganz last three EP releases have all charted on iTunes with the most recent release ‘Ace of Hearts EP’ in 2017 reaching 27th and the previous ‘Time Waits For Nobody’ reaching 16th in 2014.
Throughout the last 10 years, Younganz has been supporting various artists and performing at venues across the country such as O2 Academy, Castlefield Arena, Birdcage, Club Mayhem, O2 Ritz and many more. Younganz then impressively went on to selling out his first official headline show which was at Rebellion in Manchester after performing in Amsterdam & Ibiza earlier the month before.
From opening up for artists in 2014 such as Dappy aswell as Krept & Konan, being praised by Professor Green in 2015 and supporting acts such as Tom Zanetti, Kele Le Roc, Sneakbo, Geko, The Game from America, Chipmunk and touring with Geordie Shores Scotty T in 2016. Younganz also featured on ITV’s popular TV show Judge Rinder which was rated one of the funniest episodes of the series.
Younganz Fusion is currently working on his new Ace of Hearts mixtape which is due to be released later 2017. This upcoming May, Younganz is also currently set to tour across the UK with twelve headlining shows alongside other artists that are signed to Lions Den Music.
One of Manchester’s current rising stars, K-Loose kicked off 2017 with the release of Minute Outta Manny a collaboration with Bison Briggz, which lead to be playlisted by Unity & Legacy radio amongst others.
Since then K-LoOse has followed up with singles such as Gray Skyz & Hold It Down, both having continued back to back successes.
Bebe-V is a female emcee from Eastbourne who’s making a growing name for herself on the UK scene. With outstanding visual releases and music to match it’s no wonder she’s being taken by industry heads and artists alike.
If you love great live music then this isn’t a show you want to miss.