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Hen (and more than likely, Les too) is coming to a town or living room near you.


CDs, DVD, T-shirts

House Gigs

Would you like Henry to perform in your living room, garden, or function room…or even on an allotment?


Songwriting workshops in schools and other settings.


More than 37 years making music.

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6 hours ago

Henry Priestman

I am DREADFUL at admin (aren't all us musicians?), so it's with a happy heart that I announce that ALL my current 2019 gigs are now up on my website, all 37 of them, including (incredibly) 23 housegigs...we're running out of housegig Saturdays now (only ones left are: one in Feb, one in Aug, one in Nov), so hurry and get in touch if you're interested.
Meantime, upcoming in next few months, public gigs in Retford (Church Hall), Maghull (Folk Club), Liverpool (Parr St), and Hull (Kardomah).
All details here:
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2 days ago

Henry Priestman

Thrilled to get to two songs on this new album, including this one 👇, co-written with
Marli Harwood & Simon Johnson, played recently on Bob Harris’ show.
Release date Jan 25.
#lastraysofthesun 🌞

The Southern Companion
Thought we’d reshare the teaser video for Last Rays Of The Sun which you may have heard played on BBCRadio2 by Whispering Bob Harris a little while ago. Henry Priestman. This version is taken from Shine A Little Light which is out for release on Friday 25th January. Available to preorder from iTunes AmazonMusic and all the usual suspects. CD and vinyl available from our website #ukcountry #american #americanauk #ukamericana #countrymusic #country #martinacousticguitars #newmusic #southerncompanion #newalbum #songwriters #shinealittlelight #singersongwriter #amauk #nashville #americanamusic #itunes #martinguitars #undertheappletree #pedalsteelguitar #pedalsteel #bcma #whisperingbob #preorder #whisperingbobtv #spotify #lastraysofthesun #henrypriestman
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3 days ago

Henry Priestman

Last night, return housegig, one year on, at "The Winchester", aka Anya & Mark Mark Evans' Birkenhead front room, which they've done out like a proper pub: bar, booze, dart board, 'n' all.
Made even more special as it was a surprise birthday party for Mark, who, despite it being booked nearly a year ago, knew NOTHING about it until he walked through the front door and was suddenly confronted by his friends from all over UK, and me and Les Glover singing Happy Birthday.
Well done Anya, don't know how you managed it! 🙂 x
PS Nice T-Shirt, Mark 😉
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Upcoming Events

7:30 pm Retford – “Pies, Peas and Perfor... @ St Saviour's Community Hall
Retford – “Pies, Peas and Perfor... @ St Saviour's Community Hall
Feb 9 @ 7:30 pm
Pies, Peas and Performances!                                                                                                                                  For info message  Paul @ RETFORD: St Saviour’s Community Hall Welham Road Retford Notts DN22 6QW
2:00 pm Liverpool – “5 Decades of Song” @ 81 Renshaw Street
Liverpool – “5 Decades of Song” @ 81 Renshaw Street
Feb 10 @ 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Liverpool - "5 Decades of Song" @ 81 Renshaw Street | England | United Kingdom
Henry returns to 81 Renshaw Street, for a special show featuring songs from his 5 decades of song, some never played live before. Tickets available from 81 Renshaw, and via Ticket Quarter:  
7:30 pm Bolton, housegig*
Bolton, housegig*
Feb 23 @ 7:30 pm
*Private function; sorry, tho’ some housegigs are open to the public, this particular one is not. For info on these house concerts, and to enquire about Henry’s housegigs see this link:  
Album cover for The Last mad Surge of Youth by Henry Priestman

“…compares favourably to Ray Davies. These are heart-warming self-assured songs from a man confidently declaring that he’s not done yet”


Uncut Magazine

“Clever crafted songwriting…full of proper tunes & grown-up words…a clever, wily,  literate writer”


R2 Magazine

“A lovingly crafted album… his fourth act might be his best”


Classic Pop Magazine

It’s all bound by Priestman’s songwriterly craft: some things age cannot whither”


Q Magazine