TQ Touring Presents : Artful (formerly Artful Dodger) UK Club Tour
Artful rose to fame as one half of the Artful Dodger and co-writer/producer of Craig David's multi platinum album, Born To Do It. Since he began releasing music in 1997, Mark has achieved four Ivor Novello awards, a number one album, two number one singles and over 10 million records sales worldwide.
Fast forward to 2011 and Mark is back as Artful, releasing new music on his own label Workhouse Records. He also hosts a 2 hour dance music show on Voice FM Southampton, with noted local DJ/producer Ridney. The show airs every Friday from 6 till 8pm on 103.9 FM across Southampton, and voicefmradio.co.uk.
Now with a comeback album set for release at the end of the year and singles already in stores Artful is ready to embark on his own Club Tour across 10 different cities in the UK this June.
Tour support comes from London based grime producer "Rude Kid"
Within grime Rude Kid’s worked with a ‘whose who?’ of the scene – including Wiley, Skepta, Kano, JME and Ghetto – making him the go to producer for the top artists. He’s received support from BBC Radio 1, Kiss and BBC 1Xtra – from DJs such as Tim Westwood, Mistajam, Toddla T, Logan Sama, Mary Anne Hobbs and Ras Kwame. His diverse production styles have led to his tracks being staples in many a djs record box – including Joker, Plastician, Terror Danjah and Oneman. He is now signed to Sony's imprint "Relentless Records"
¦TOUR DATES - JUNE¦
Brighton - Monday 17th (Green Door Store)
Oxford - Tuesday 18th (The Cellar)
Sheffield - Wednesday 19th - (The Harley)*
Nottingham - Thursday 20th (Bodega)
Leeds - Friday 21st (Mint Warehouse)
London - Saturday 22nd (The Horatia)*
Bristol - Monday 24th (Motion)*
Liverpool - Tuesday 25th (Bumper)
Manchester - Thursday 27th (Deaf Institute)
Edinburgh - Saturday 29th (511)
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