Brian Stone is a lively, original singer songwriter known for engaging, entertaining performances. Fun and energetic, with masses of crowd participation; this is not your regular solo acoustic act. His catchy, original songs strike a chord with audiences of all ages and have gained him a rapidly growing fan base.
He fronted bands in the early 1980s and again in the mid 90s but it is Brian's solo career that has captured attention in recent years. From playing and singing around firepits, through open mics to performing on major venue and festival stages, his journey has progressed at breakneck speed. At each stage his irresistibly sing-along songs and talent for engaging with audiences has shone through and driven him to the next level.
He has played Beautiful Days festival twice (one of the few musicians to be invited back there in consecutive years), headlined stages (as part of duo The Fox & The Pirate with Jonny Wallis), played twice to overflowing venues at Bearded Theory festival and guested on the main stage at Watchet festival. Supporting the likes of 3 Daft Monkeys, Ferocious Dog, Leatherat and The Leylines has seen him perform venues as large as the O2, Oxford and he's also shared stages with The Barsteward Sons of Val Doonican, Funke and the Two Tone Baby, Doozer McDooze, Ghosts of Men, Les Carter (Carter USM), Jake Martin, The Sweetchunks Band and many more at gigs large and small. Abroad he has performed in Europe and the Far East.
Brian's first solo EP, "You've Changed", was a gentle taste of studio work to come but the recent live EP, "Rock The Boat Live", captures something of the raw energy of the man on stage.
In 2016 he joined forces with Jonny Wallis, former lead singer of 3 Eyed Fox, and their infectious enthusiasm and obvious mutual enjoyment of working on stage together led to a popular double act, The Fox & The Pirate. Together they have toured and played many festivals as this highly entertaining duo.
2017 was dominated by many festival appearances and other live shows. After a winter of travelling and writing Brian is back on the road in 2018 and will soon be recording his debut studio album "Master Of None".