The Maida Vales at The Horn, St Albans

09:29 23 February 2014

The Maida Vales

The Maida Vales

Archant

Local songwriter and musician Paul Littler is set to take to the stage at The Horn in St Albans with his newly-formed group The Maida Vales.

The band, comprising Paul, Jo Abraso, Matteo Cervillin and Arturs Reirs, are playing the music pub next Saturday, March 1.

Derived from the UK, Italy and Latvia, the band gets musical inspiration from around the world and inner city life as well as St Albans.

They favour the more eccentric tones and feelgood numbers of the early Stones and Kinks, ska skanking Upsetters and the more modern Dandy Warhols and onstage madness of The Libertines.

Paul has worked alongside big music names and TV advertising companies to produce songs for big brands such as Coca Cola and Terrence Conran Furniture. His commercial song for Sprite has received over three million hits to date and is still climbing on YouTube.

The Maida Vales will be touring this summer across the UK and Europe.

0 comments

More news stories

Yesterday, 18:31
A signalling problem at Royston means that trains are presently unable to run between Hitchin and Cambridge.

Commuters taking the train tonight face disruption as engineers work to fix a signalling problem at Royston that has stopped all services between Hitchin and Cambridge.

Yesterday, 17:11
The second anniversary of Royston Repair Cafe was a hit with punters. PICTURE: Clive Porter.

The organisers of a repair cafe in Royston says the two year anniversary of the charity was a ‘really happy’ event.

Yesterday, 12:06
Thomas Staley and Dominic Jackson at the launch of Loggacy.

A 23-year-old entrepreneur from Melbourn says his education in the village taught him to be ‘inquisitive’ and confident – skills which have been instrumental in helping him realise his potential.

Yesterday, 09:31
A design of the splash park set to open in Priory Memorial Gardens next year.

‘Work is progressing well’ on Royston Splash Park, with a view to opening as planned in May.

‚ÄĚNorth

Most read stories

HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Royston Crow e-edition E-edition