Grateful Fred’s: Americana & Roots Music
Socially distanced performance

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Grateful Fred’s have been pioneering Americana and Roots music in Formby, Southport and Liverpool since 2010 and during that time have presented some of the best US, Canadian and World artists. On the first Wednesday of every month, join the Fredhead’s at The Atkinson for a wonderful night of live acoustic music.

The Club Night

7.30pm – The Silver Fred’s
8.00pm – Danny Bradley
8.40pm – Interval
9.00pm – The Izzie Walsh Band


The Izzie Walsh Band

Izzie Walsh has a unique sound that blends country, bluegrass, folk and Americana. Izzie has built an impressive organic fanbase over the last couple of years. Not only does she have two BCMA Awards and an Indie Week UK award under her belt, but Izzie is also a former BBC Introducing Artist of the Week and has even performed on ITV’s “Cold Feet”.

Izzie Walsh has a vibrant touring history to date, with performances all across the UK and internationally. She has played sold-out headline shows at venues such as Manchester’s Deaf Institute and London’s Slaughtered Lamb as well as co-headlining with the amazing Curse of Lono, and touring Australia with Buckle & Boots Festival. She is a festival regular and you’ll be sure to see her all over the festival line-ups again this year! Some of the highlights she has played to date include; Bluedot, The Long Road, Buckle & Boots, AmericanaFest UK and SummerTyne Americana Festival.

“I always think the (BCMA) Horizon award is one of the most exciting because there we’re looking into the future, a Star of the future, in this case it’s Izzie Walsh.”Bob Harris: BBC Radio 2

Support Act

Danny Bradley

We are absolutely delighted to welcome back to Grateful Fred’s the very, very talented Danny Bradley.

A blues-folk musician, a multi-instrumentalist, and a singer-songwriter, Danny has performed as a lead singer/guitarist in an acoustic blues-folk trio, a slap bassist in a funk band, a drummer in a rock band and an electric guitarist in an ambient-folk duet. He is currently based in Liverpool, U.K. and gigs regularly as a solo artist.

Across the U.K., Danny has supported and gigged with touring acts such as Jon Gomm, Edwina Hayes, Mark Morriss, Brooks Williams, Amy Wadge, Pete Reily, Amelia Curran, Astrid Williamson and Jason Feddy as well as international bands The Once, The Amanda Rheume Trio, Derrin Nauendorf, The Paperboys and Callaghan.

This will be a very welcome return to Grateful Freds.

Opening and hosting will be…

The Silver Freds

Line-ups are correct at time of purchase but may be subject to change. Customers will not be notified of any changes to the line-up. No refunds will be offered for changes to the line-up, customers are entitled to a ticket exchange, credit note, or can donate the cost to The Atkinson Development Trust.

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