Robert Lane is a guitarist, songwriter and singer based in Birmingham. His new album, Ends And Starts is released very soon.
Robert was chosen by the LG Arena to perform in the Forum Live area of the arena before concerts by Eric Clapton, Dire Straits front man Mark Knopfler, BBC Sound of 2010 winner Ellie Goulding and international superstar singer/songwriter John Mayer. In July 2015 he once again performed at the newly re-branded Genting Arena before a concert by Fleetwood Mac.
In August 2013 he was selected to attend a song writing retreat/course with Kinks front man Ray Davies.
He has supported a wide range of performers including Nell Bryden, O’Hooley and Tidow, Steve Tilston, Polly Paulusma, Caddy Cooper, Gary Nock, Lotte Mullan, Paul Liddell, Alice Gold, Cattle and Cane, Jazz Morley, Edwina Hayes, Dan Wilde, Jess Morgan, Steve Gibbons, Jay Leighton, Dan Whitehouse and Steve Ajao.
Robert has appeared at Beverley Folk Festival, Cornwall Folk Festival, The Edinburgh Fringe Festival, Fishguard Folk Festival, Birmingham Artsfest and The Tenby Blues Festival as well as venues including Birmingham’s Glee Club and Jools Holland’s famous venue The Jam House. He has performed at Folk and acoustic Clubs across the UK including Leith Folk Club, Edinburgh Folk Club, Royston Folk Club, Ely Folk Club, Lymington Folk Club, Downed Folk Club, Doncaster Roots and Folking Live in Bracknell.
Artist’s website: robertlanemusic.co.uk
‘You Want It Both Ways’ – official video: