Singer-songwriter Dan Owen will provide support for Rae Morris at The Junction on October 6

Dan Owen will appeart at The Junction on October 6.

Dan Owen will appeart at The Junction on October 6. - Credit: Archant

It has been a ground-breaking year for young singer-songwriter Dan Owen and if you want to see what all the fuss is about get yourself along to The Junction on October 6.

The 23-year old, who will be the support act for Rae Morris, has gone from playing to tiny audiences in backrooms of pubs to a run of impressive festivals dates, including Bushstock, The Great Escape and Glastonbury. Having clocked up hundreds of shows to date, the Shrewsbury-native is now gearing up for his own first headline UK tour across September, October and November.

Dan has been handpicked by the critically-acclaimed Rae Morris as support for her upcoming Autumn tour, including London’s Shepherd’s Bush Empire on October 8. He has also been chosen to be part of the well respected Communion New Faces Tour.

When Dan first started out on the live circuit, an audience member filmed his live cover of Ballad Of Hollis Brown and this is now sitting on 500k views on YouTube.

Following those early live shows, he went on to win Best Young Artist at the British Blues Awards and a surprising accolade came from another audience member, Mick Fleetwood (of Fleetwood Mac), who hailed Dan as “at the forefront of the new wave in British singer-songwriter talent”. Now, stepping away from the blues and writing new material, Dan is getting ready to release his first EP later this year – produced by Cam Blackwood (George Ezra).

Tickets for Rae Morris, with support from Dan Owen, are £14 from the box office on 01223 511511. Doors open 7pm.