This month’s live music programme at Caffè Nero features Blake Sonnet, Hannah Scott, Amy Lawton, Andy Ruddy, Hollie Rogers, Longy & The Gospel Trash and Steve Young. Head to Terminal 2 Arrivals at lunchtime on Saturdays and Sundays to hear some original sounds.
Saturday 5th May
Guitarist and singer-songwriter plays Caffè Nero ahead of the launch of debut album The Middle Of Everywhere.
Blake Sonnet on Facebook
Sunday 6th May
Italian-inspired singer-songwriter whose distinctive voice, strong melodies and thought-provoking lyrics have won her national plaudits.
Saturday 12th May
Manchester-born, London-based Amy juxtaposes upbeat country-pop sounds with often bittersweet lyrics, influenced by everyone from Suzanne Vega to PJ Harvey.
Amy’s Facebook page
Sunday 13th May
Andy comes from Bradford and his indie-folk inspired music has its roots set firmly in the West Yorkshire city.
Saturday 19th May
Based in London but with roots in Cornwall, singer-guitarist Hollie has won plaudits for her powerful voice and for the maturity of her lyrics.
Longy & The Gospel Trash
Sunday 20th May
Longy namechecks influences as diverse as Nina Simone, The Verve, Bruce Springsteen and Ice Cube.
Longy’s Facebook page
Saturday 26th May
Globetrotting session guitarist, teacher and entertainer turned country-pop singer-songwriter, who has been compared to Jack Johnson.