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Dave Heaney will be pleased to hear from any local bands or artists who would like to feature within this show, either performing a live session in the Leisure FM studio or having their recorded music played.

Please forward a CD or mp3  and include a short history (bio) about yourself

or band, along with any website or social media page you may have.

Ben Smith (Studio visit 05.02.17)

Is a 23 Year Old Musician from Essex.

He plays originals and covers ranging from the Beatles to Oasis.

Postal address:

Spotlight’ 24 Priors Way, Coggeshall, Essex  CO6 1TW

A platform for local talent

Sunday’s 11.00am - 2.00pm

Studio visits so far…

Aaliyah Wood (Studio visit 12.02.17)

Singer songwriter located in Braintree.

The Beautiful Secret (Studio visit 26.03.17)

Singer songwriter located in Braintree.

is about writing for the love of music, not about writing to be popular, or to fit into a commercial pocket. Story-telling and music is about being authentic and passionate without succumbing to the manufactured demands of a music business run predominantly by business heads, not music lovers.

Joanna Forest (Studio visit 02.04.17)

Joanna is an Official Number One selling Classical Soprano.

Having trained at The Italia Conti Academy of Theatre Arts she is now regarded as one of the most talented sopranos performing today.

Local singer and songwriter from Braintree, Essex.

Mark Keates (Studio visit 23.04.17)

21 year old Rebecca Jayne released her debut single ‘I Want More’ in July 2016. The single received critical acclaim and made it into the Top 100 Tunes Country Charts. The single was followed by her self titled debut EP which reached the top 40 iTunes Country album charts.

Rebecca Jayne (Studio visit 28.05.17)

The creative production job on Alan Dreezer’s track ‘To Do This’ has resulted in a deeply atmospheric and unique piece of music that backs up and enhances the mood and meaning of the underlying song really well.

Alan’s latest album is ‘London E12’ (April ‘18)

Alan Dreezer (Studio visit 04.06.17 & 04.11.18)

Raised on Manga, metal and the undeniable influence of the Essex dance scene, Killatrix like to push the boundaries of rock, lacing it with electronica to create a hybrid, electro-dirt noise.

Killatrix (Studio visit 18.06.17)

Roll over Beethoven, the UK’s greatest Electric Light Orchestra Tribute act has arrived! Drawing inspiration from all of ELO’s phases, from their spectacular debut single 10538 Overture to their seminal 1981 concept album Time, the ELO Encounter combines lights, projections, lasers and massive hits to provide a fast paced and exciting show for both your eyes and ears. Those expecting Blue Skies and Telephone Lines shall not be disappointed!

ELO Encounter (Studio visit 11.06.17)

Described as “West London meets West Coast”, Et Tu Brucé blend pop, rock, folk, and country, and tie them all together with their signature harmonic sound. Composed of Londoners Jamie White, Siôn Hewitt, and brothers Craig and Darryn Bruce, they are fast becoming the band to watch.

Et Tu Bruce (Studio visit 09.07.17)

Keep an eye on Joshuar’s facebook page for more on this talented young man

and we cant wait for his new web site available soon.

JoshuaR Richardson (Studio visit 20.08.17 & 08.07.18)

Rob is a member of ‘BAND THEFT AUDIO ‘

with a set list like no other band,

BTA promise to keeping you on your feet dancing and partying from start to finish!

Line up features musicians with 'Top 20 hits' on their CV!

Rob Jones (Studio visit 15.10.17)

Megan Chappell (Studio visit 03.12.17)

Hey! I've recently come up with the idea of creating a Facebook page to help me to achieve my dream one day and to become my very own artist! it will be much appreciated if you guys help me to share my videos and invite your friends family to like my page

Priscilla Bailey (Studio visit 07.04.18)

A quirky, upbeat, contemporary gospel singer. Priscilla has an EP due for release on May 1st 2018 entitled 'I believe in Love' via Daisy Records. It's a fusion of gospel, neo- soul, pop, funk genres,

The Regents (Studio visit 20.05.18)

The Regents are the hottest & latest R’n’B band to hit the scene for a long time.

The Regents are hugely influenced by the original MOD spirit of 1964 and all share the same passion of music through their love of R’n’B & Blues.

Josie Tullett (Studio visit 27.05.18)

A wonderfully talented young singer-songwriter far beyond her years, she definitely has a gift.

The best thing about any human being is who they are, Josie Tullett is beautiful, gentle and kind.

Thomas Lock (Studio visit 17.06.18)

A talented young artist from Frinton-on-Sea in Essex

Singing Folk Rock and Progressive Rock.

Check out his latest EP ‘If we move forward’

are a four piece indie band from London who have returned to the scene in 2018 with new material and a new line up. The band have released their new EP ‘Night On My Mind’, which is being released in full alongside the single ‘Seven Summers’.

The Half Light (Studio visit 12.08.18)

I perform my own compositions as well as an eclectic mix of rock, pop, soul and reggae covers.  My mother bought me my first guitar when I was 9 and I taught myself to play. I was an infant air guitarist. From a young age I loved writing lyrics.

D’Artagnan (Studio visit 19.08.18)

Singer, songwriter, actor and commercial model.

Ryan Taylor (Studio visit 26.08.18)

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Sophie Duggan (Studio visit 11.11.18)

All of us at Arco Productions are working so hard on making this EP a success. If you haven’t pre-ordered it yet here is the link.

In the Cold - EP by Sove https://itunes.apple.com/gb/album/in-the-cold-ep/1440000997

I’m a very versatile artist as I can sing and dance, I’m not a songwriter but quite elastic to sing any style, I’m pop orientated, also A versatile recording artist. I have always been a creative individual.

Antonia Di Carlo (Studio visit 9.12.18)