PREVIEW: Hannah Trigwell @ O2 Academy, Weds 15th Jan

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Hannah Trigwell comes to the O2 Academy Birmingham on Wednesday 15th Jan, performing in the city centre venue’s Academy 3 room.

Kicking off her first headline tour in Birmingham, Ms Trigwell is back on the road to showcase new material – songs that will get their first live outing on at O2 Academy Birmingham show on Jan 15th.

Rising to notoriety through a succession of YouTube videos, including both selected covers and original material, Hannah Trigwell has built a solid online following – with her website reporting ‘over 6 million views and (gains) over 10,000 hits per day.’ Not bad for an artist who cut their teeth busking on the streets of Leeds.Hannah Trigwell busking - sm

Alongside a series of prolific covers, it was Hannah Trigwell’s original material that caught the attention of US band, Boyce Avenue – who subsequently invited Ms Trigwell to support them at UK dates on their Autumn 2010 tour. She joined Boyce Avenue again during the UK leg of their 2011 European tour, and signed to the band’s independent label, 3 Peace Records, the following year.

PiecesHannah Trigwell’s third EP and first release on 3 Peace Records, was released in October 2013; including a mix of remastered early material alongside new recordings. A separate new track, ‘Tightrope’, was also made available as a limited release digital download.

Peice EP - coverFeeling “really ready for it; excited, but very prepared”Hannah Trigwell’s set on Jan 15th will include a mix of established material, new tracks and selected covers. Ms Trigwell will also be accompanied by a full band throughout her headline tour, who despite being “just four of us, including me, (we) make quite a big sound.”

Hannah Trigwell will also be supported across the tour by Elissa Franceschi and Etham Basden, the later replacing Paighton who recently disbanded.

**Birmingham Review caught up with Hannah Trigwell on the run up to her O2 Academy gig, and the start of her first headline tour. Read the full interview tomorrow – 14.01.14**


Hannah Trigwell plays the O2 Academy 3 on Weds 15th Jan. For further information and tickets, visit

For more on Hannah Trigwell, including links to digital purchases of her Pieces EP and other material, visit