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Very happy to announce I’ll be playing at the Noorderzon Festival in Groningen, Holland on Friday August 28th. Click here for details.


Late-blossoming singer-songwriter

Divorced parents, tumultuous relationships and an identity crisis combined with a musical upbringing. Tough as this may seem, this apparently is the recipe for becoming a brilliant singer-songwriter. Alex Highton’s biography […]

By |July 22nd, 2015|Gigs|0 Comments

Live Show – Ramsgate Music Hall Friday 3rd April with Ralegh Long

I’m lucky enough to be opening for my friend and label mate Ralegh Long this coming Friday.

His album is just out on Gare Du Nord and getting great reviews all over the place. He was Guardian Artist Of The Week a couple of weeks back.

Get your tickets here.

By |March 28th, 2015|Gigs|0 Comments

Live show at The Rocket House in Brussels, Belgium on Saturday April 15th

Delighted to announce I’ll be playing at The Rocket House in Brussels on Saturday 15th April.

Get your tickets here

The video is from the last time I played there a couple of years ago. Great venue, lovely people. If you’re close by do come along.

By |March 28th, 2015|News|0 Comments

Mezz in Breda – Sunday 19th April

Delighted to announce the first date of the short Dutch tour this April.

We’ll be playing an afternoon show at the fantastic Mezz in Breda on Sunday 19th April and guess what? It’s FREE to get in.

Click on the link for details. More shows to be announced soon.


By |February 27th, 2015|Gigs|0 Comments

Folk Radio Uk Gives The Album A Big Thumbs Up…

“Alex Highton – Nobody Knows Anything
by DAVID WEIR on 11 FEBRUARY, 2015
With the fan-funded debut, ‘Woodditton Wives Club’ under his belt, faced with LP no. 2, was Alex Highton to tear off wildly into the blue or carefully plan his next artistic step? Well, as the Liverpool-born balladeer clearly proved with his […]

By |February 22nd, 2015|Albums|0 Comments

10/10 from Americana-UK – “It is in many ways extraordinary”

“Seriously,seriously good with layered delights and a killer production.
Sometimes the best music comes from the left field. This disc arrives unheralded by PR nonsense and slips effortlessly into the slot. Within 5 beats pen is laid down and ears are pricked and they remain so for the entire album all 55 minutes odd of […]

By |January 15th, 2015|News|0 Comments

Interview With M-Magazine – a songwriter who dreamt of playing for Everton – football’s loss is music’s gain

“Alex Highton’s music – a rich blend of melody and soul – calls on a deep, melting pot of influences.

From Talking Heads and Penguin Cafe Orchestra to the Band and David Ackles, his music collection shows off a love for joyful eclectism, reflected in his own creations.

Alex’s story is one of loss during his […]

By |January 15th, 2015|News|0 Comments

Irish Times Review – 4/5 “Quirky, interesting and very enjoyable!”

“Alex Highton’s second album surfaced towards year’s end, but any waves of wonder were lost in the pre-Christmas shemozzle.

The Scouser singer-songwriter deserved better. His follow-up to the folky and bucolic Woodditton Wives Club (2012) changes tack to deliver a genre-crossing, inventive and lyrically adroit album, loosely themed around the question of the existence of […]

By |January 15th, 2015|News|0 Comments

4 Stars in Mojo Magazine!

4 Star review in the latest edition of Mojo Magazine! Yes!

By |December 29th, 2014|News|0 Comments

Number 5 in Neon Filler Magazine’s “Best Of 2014”

“Now signed to fledgling UK label Gare Du Nord, Cambridgeshire based singer songwriter Alex Highton has taken his honest folk style to new levels for his second album. One of the most ambitious folk albums you will ever hear.”


By |December 16th, 2014|News|0 Comments