10.03.2019 www.yorkshireeveningpost.co.uk By Paul Robinson
Indie rock band Skylights are flying high with new Leeds date
Yorkshire indie rockers Skylights have taken another step towards the big time by announcing a high-profile summer show in Leeds. The band, whose self-funded debut single YRA was picked up by Radio 1, are playing the city centre’s Wardrobe venue on Saturday, July 27. News of the show follows a rapturously-received gig at Leeds’s Belgrave Music Hall last month. The band’s guitarist, Turnbull Smith, said: “We are taken back by the support we are receiving, the people of Leeds are getting behind us and we’re looking to pay them back with cheap ticket prices and a top-class performance.” Singer Rob Scarisbrick added: “The Belgrave Music Hall was
The Leeds and York-based four-piece signed a management deal with Marone Inc last year and recently confirmed a link-up with promoter Futuresound Events. Their music has been described as a guitar-driven melodic blend of Nineties indie and punk-style attitude.
York band and Leeds fans Skylights to play Crescent after YRA single becomes
YORK indie-rock band and Leeds United fans Skylights are to play a home-city gig at Crescent on August 18, buoyed by the reaction to their debut single, YRA (Yorkshire’s Republic Army)
“The single has gone down really well on the BBC Introducing radio shows and in the legendary Leeds fanzine The Square Ball,” says guitarist Turnbull Smith, 34, who is joined in the line-up by vocalist Rob Scarisbrick, bassist brother Jonny Scarisbrick, 34, and drummer Myles Soley, 35. (read more)
Skylights are proud to announce we will be the music on Ex England goalkeeper Paul Robinsons podcast
August 18th @ Crescent The only York gig this year
We’ve been receiving rave reviews from people in the music industry and appearing regularly on BBC Radio and have decided to play a
Big thanks to the BBC and Jericho Keys for playing Take Me Somewhere on Saturday nights BBC introducing show.
Skylights are back with YRA
After releasing YRA earlier this month Skylights have become regulars on the BBC radio Introducing show, the Local music live nationwide shows, YO1 radio and various other stations.
On Wednesday 11th of April Skylights YRA will be played on Adam Jeffery’s This is how it feels to be indie show on Coast & County Radio.