Photos: Rosie Lowe and Andreya Triana @ PUT ME ON IT Live 12th June 2013

It has been a wonderful run of shows at the Old Queens Head, and it took me right until the last one to work up the courage to ask our secret special guest Andreya Triana to perform, (which is ridiculous because she's a friend and a lovely human being who seems to be a fan of PMOI Live)! However, watching her grow as an artist and in stature over the last five years has been so exciting and her recent sell out show at the Union Chapel was definitely a landmark, so it was a genuine honour to be blessed with her presence and beautiful performance, which started with a powerful tribute to her mother entitled "Everything You Never Had", and ended with an incredible beatbox / looped cover of the Eurythmics "Sweet Dreams" after some raucous demands for an encore. A personal highlight was the audience becoming an impromptu choir, helping Andreya take it to church for "Lost Where I Belong". I booked Rosie Lowe back in March after her sell out show at the Sebright Arms; I was an instant fan and have been listening to the demo of her EP non-stop this year. I also have a sneaking suspicion that shortly after it's released (with production by Dave Okumu of The Invisible and Kwes), she'll be catapulted in to the stratosphere, so I was thrilled when she agreed so far in advance. I had a sneaking suspicion she was slightly nervous before her set, but you would never have known from the confident and masterful performance she gave. The cheering started in the middle of songs - in particular "Ghost" which you can hear at the start of this video. The murmur as I walked through the crowd after the encore they didn't get was "she's amazing, and I've never heard of her?!", a testament to Rosie's talent and the quality of her performance.

We will be back soon, with more exciting live events and the videos from the first half of this year.

You can view the rest of the photos on our Facebook page.


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PUT ME ON IT LIVE – Wed June 12th: Rosie Lowe + Secret Special Guest + Eric Lau + Marshmello

After last months roadblock this is the last PMOI Live event before we head to off Croatia in July and announce some exciting new events for the Autumn, so if you are already a fan or have been meaning to come and check it out, make sure you come to this one. Though we're not allowed to announce who our special guest is, she has been part of the PMOI family from the very beginning, working with some of the most talented producers in the world and blossoming in to one of the UK's most gifted and soulful performers. We are so excited we may have to kidnap ourselves so we don't give it away.

We are also thrilled about the live guest we can announce - we booked the beautiful Rosie Lowe all the way back in March just to make sure we got to work with her before her debut EP, produced by Dave Okumu and Kwes, appears and launches her in to the stratosphere. We genuinely haven't been able to take it off repeat we're so in love with it and with Rosie, so we cannot wait for you to see her perform live with her band.

On DJ duties we welcome back Eric Lau, who has just about recovered from our fantastic sell out show featuring his live band last month, and the nations' favorite (or the part of it with great taste)morning radio show host Marshmello. Since it's the last one for a while we'll be going out with a bang and expect the poor bar staff will have to chuck us out. Again.

PMOI Live 12 June 2013 Rosie Lowe and Secret Guest