ESP 2.0 – Live

DATES – TICKETS – 2018

Tony Lowe picture by StringTill next time Amigos. Thanks for all your support, enthusiasm and genuine warmth over this past year or so. We are now back in the studio working hard on new material and will have the EP out before years end. Next Spring will see a new album and some live dates.

Prog Blog Review of Album and Launch Gig

Get Ready to ROCK! – Live Review of Launch Gig at The Half Moon Putney

“It is this strength – the intertwining of Coyle’s vocals and Lowe’s guitar ably supported by soaring keys and a solid groove that places these industry veterans at the forefront of the British prog scene.” Full Review at – Scribbling Sounds

…without doubt this is one of 2018’s finest albums!!!” – Garry Foster – Prog Rock FilesPeter Coyle picture by David Sansoni

…expertly crafted with excellent writing and musicianship, impeccable production and once again, beautiful presentation.” Prog Blog

The sun rises again on symphonic prog project – ESP 2.0…Evocative and ambitious…we’re dealing with quality” -PROG

The performance is absolutely exemplary, without the slightest imperfection expert hands move in unison as guided by the inspired direction of Lowe…” Open

ABOUT ESP 2.0

Pete Clark - The Stables MK - picture by Lou Dommett YoungESP 2.0 – The unique combination of Peter Coyle (formed The Lotus Eaters in 1982 – best known for the international hit ‘The First Picture of You’) and Tony Lowe playing music from their new prog rock album, ’22 Layers of Sunlight’ (April – 2018) along with songs from ‘Invisible Din’ the 2016 release which earned over 14 top reviews by the music industry.

These deeply evocative and stunningly original songs, merge passionate vocals and intricate soundscapes. Sometimes using complex rhythmic structures, overlaid with modern progressive rock elements and orchestral Greg Pringle - The Stables MK - picture by Lou Dommett Youngmovements, the music creates an intense, dramatic but ultimately uplifting experience.

LIVE BAND:

Peter Coyle – formed The Lotus Eaters in 1982. He is best known for the international hit ‘The First Picture of You’ which still enjoys regular airplay on many radio shows today and remains a firm favourite with both old and new listeners. Peter Coyle’s vocals – “come from deep within the soul.”

Tony Lowe – Guitars with Simon Townshend, Roger Daltrey, Modern English, Julian Lennon and many more. Producer to ‘David Cross & Robert Fripp’, John Foxx, Toyah, Bram Stoker, Simon Townshend and more.

Greg Pringle – Artists/Bands include: ESP 2.0, Roger Daltrey, Simon Townshend, Bernie Marsden, Phil Spalding. Theatre credits include: Quadrophenia (UK Tour),

Pete Clark – Bass – Richard Smith – Keyboards

SPECIAL GUESTS

Mikey Cuthbert is a singer songwriter from Southend on Sea. His music is guitar based acoustic indie and his gritty but beautiful lyrics express his real-life experiences and emotions. Mikey co-hosted the instant cult hit and real time internet show ‘In theMickey Cuthbert - picture by String Attic’ with Rachel Fuller, which included live music, witty rhetoric and guest appearances from established musicians and celebrities such as Pete Townshend, Simon Townshend, Jerry Hall, Adele and Roger Daltrey. In 2005 Mikey released an EP ‘Invisible’ produced by Simon Townshend and executive producer Pete Townshend, featuring Mark Brzezicki, Matt Pegg and Simon Townshend.

Since then Mikey brought up his two children and began to write and perform again in the last 4 years. He has been composing and performing songs which he uploads and shares on both his Facebook and YouTube channels and will be releasing an album in 2018… ContPhoto by Lewis Wilson

ECHO GECCO – Three-piece alternative indie prog band Echo Gecco seek variety in their sound. They turn stones, stitch together myriad influences and create patchwork melodies to throw curve balls that show off the bands capabilities. Their live shows provide the audience with a wide range of energy that’s not to be missed.

ESP 2.0 - The Stables - Milton Keynes

TICKETS 2018

*Tuesday – 17th April – The Half Moon Putney, London – [Mikey Cuthbert – Special Guest]

Saturday – 21st April – The Railway Inn – Winchester, Hants

*Friday – 11th May – The Stables – Milton Keynes, Bucks – [John Young – Special Guest]

Friday – 6th July – Merlin Theatre – Frome, Somerset

*Sunday – 15th July – The Robin 2 – Bilston

*dates, times & guests are subject to change