MANILLA PR LTD
Best Radio Plugger - Chamber of Commerce Awards 2021
Leading Music PR Company - Euro Enterprise Awards 2020
Best Festival Promoters - UK Enterprise Awards 2020
Best in PR & Communication - CV Magazine 2019
Leaders in Radio Plugging - Global Excellence Awards 2017
Best Media PR Agency - Yorks Enterprise Awards 2017
2021 sees us handle another roster packed full with established and up and coming music talent as well as some fabulous live events.
Festivals / Live events
We handle shows on the JBGB Events calendar at iconic London venues featuring some of the most famous names in the Jazz world. Look out for a brand new festival for the North East too...Fletchers FarmFest.
Folk / Americana / Jazz / Blues / Country
Former BBC Radio 2 DJ and Jazz songstress Clare Teal has a brand new album for 2021.
Our Folk, Americana, Jazz and Blues output remains as strong as ever as we look after BBC Radio 2 breakthrough act Elles Bailey. A busy 2021 is on the horizon in the studio and on stage for the sublime voice belonging to Irishman Graham J and the same applies for acclaimed swing band Down For The Count. US Country pop sensation Jessica Lynn and Welsh songstress Laura Evans promise to be must watch artists in 2021.
Following on from a successful new album two years ago, nu Bluesman Ben Hemming continues his upward rise and look at for prodigious songwriter Mick Wynne on a playlist near you. Will Purdue who had breakthrough singles in 2019 returns with more new singles. Kora player Kadialy Kouyate’s star promises to keep rising in 2021 following huge critical acclaim for his album last year and the same goes for The Screaming Orphans who once again receive media acclaim for their lockdown album Sunshine and Moss.
Super group The Celtic Social Club also have a new album lined up for this year.
Songwriters play a big part in our PR plans again with an Elvis Costello tour supporter Ian Prowse back with more music. Jessica Lynn unveils UK tour plans for 2021 and the new years sees the addition on Angela Lewis and DiElle. Indian pop songstress Rivita hopes to build on her BBC London Record of the Month success this year. Nizlopi frontman Luke Concannon has a brand new album out in 2021 and iTunes chart topper Bailey Tomkinson continues her rise up the media ladder. Welsh duo Into the Ark also deliver a sublime brand new album, while Donna Harfield joins the roster for the first time this year.
Look out for the sublime voice of Jack Francis and the pop soulful tones of Kelly Erez - both have new singles. Acclaimed songwriter Tony Waddington - hitmaker supreme, has new music of his own out this year. We continue to work with acclaimed TV actor Johnny Altman on his new album Never Too Late to Rock & Roll and former Astrid frontman Willie Campbell has new music out this year.
Indie / Rock
Not forgetting our indie and rock beginnings, we once more handle some sublime rock and indie acts including The Jet Reds, David Sinclair Four, The Senton Bombs and the iconic Richard Strange. The Damn Vandals are back with a brand new album and anglo Italian act Matinee buid on their successful 2020. Legendary Edinburgh band Goodbye MrMacKenzie return with a brand new live album and DVD. The brand new music of Shadow Bones also graces the airwaves this year.
Alternative / Electro
We look forward to the Electronica of Crimson Medici and also London producer Paul K. Scotland elctro punks Mickey 9s have a brand new album out this year, while fellow Scottish artist Stephen McLaren delivers brand new singles throughout the year. New Yorker Pamela Sue Mann delivers her delicate slice of alternative throughout 2021.
Labels we work with include A1M Records, Animal Farm, Beautiful World Agency, Big Bed Records, F Block, Integrity Records, Northern Quarter, Celtic Collections, Counter Culture, Beautiful World Agency, Red Grape Management, Maniac Squat Records, Kitchen Disco Records, Good Deeds Music, Universal and many more.
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