Burr Island
3rd June 2024 - 7:00 pm
The Central
Age Restrictions: 18+

Piquing the ears of folk fans for their rich acoustic soundscapes, Burr Island bare their soul crafting poignant lyricism that poses thought-provoking questions about life’s pressing matters.

After recording at Kundalini Studios in Devon with Steve Cradock(Ocean Colour Scene, The Specials), their first singles garnered support from BBC 6 Music, BBC Radio 2, BBC Introducing and Radio X.

The duo, comprised of best friends Tom England & Oskar Porter, take their inspiration from the works of Lennon/McCartney, Paul Simon, Crosby Stills & Nash, Nick Drake, The Beach Boys and Cat Stevens as well as Fleet Foxes, Big Thief and Flyte.

Recent live shows include UK Tours supporting Ocean Colour Sceneplaying at some iconic venues, Hammersmith Eventim Apollo & Barrowlands Ballroom to name a couple. They also played to a sold out audience at Union Chapel, supporting Paul Weller as well as two sell out London headline shows.

With their debut Album on the way in 2024, the future looks promising for the Burr Island boys.


The Central Half Moon Ln
Gateshead NE8 2AN
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