Brian Houston pays a flying visit to the Empire

Brian Houston, who has been writing a new album in the USA since last year, will be returning home to Belfast for a one off show at the Empire Music Hall on Thursday August 21.

Holed up in a cabin in the woods of North Carolina for the last nine months, Brian has been squirrelled away writing fresh new songs and a brand new book to be released soon.

Houston and his guitar have been soaking up the sun drenched atmosphere of the magnolia states with gigs in Carolina, Arkansas, Georgia and Virginia since relocating to the USA last year.

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Brian Houston encapsulates the spirit that makes independent music so important. Never releasing the same album twice, his music is as surprising as it is honest and joyful.

Whether opening for big names such as Chuck Berry, Elvis Costello, Van Morrison, Robert Plant or headlining his own show, Brian Houston keeps making great music and demonstrating that he is a gifted and charismatic showman.

Doors open at 7.30pm and tickets, priced £14, are on sale now from all usual outlets.