Tom Grennan @ The Shipping Forecast (01/03/17) | LSRadio - Liverpool Student Radio
Dimly lit, it was wall-to-wall with Tom Grennan's fans inside the Shipping Forecast. As well as it being the last night on his tour, tickets for this highly anticipated headline gig sold out months in advance, making it an extra special night. Cider in hand, I made my way to the front during the support act, Barns Courtney, a singer-songwriter whose style of music was the perfect introduction to the night. When Grennan appeared, he was greeted with a huge roar from the crowd, and began with Old Songs, a favourite of mine. Dressed in a flat cap, at first he only had his guitar to accompany him, but then his band joined him on stage and the show ignited. Immediately the crowd was rocking back and forth, singing the words back to him. It was an extremely impressive introduction for a singer who has, to date, only released one EP. After some crowd movement and with more eager arrivals, I settled into the second row, which was vital in order to actually see who was playing. The Shipping