Hugh Kelly is an Alt.Blues/Soul singer songwriter, based in Glasgow. He released his debut EP in Feb 2016. The Scotland on Sunday and The Scotsman both featured him as their 'Artist of the Week' at the end of Feb. He was selected as ‘single of the week’ in March on BBC Radio Scotland's Janice Forsyth Show, highlighted as one of Jim Gellatly's top picks for April in The Sun newspaper & featured as one of the 'Fresh Faves' on Tom Robinson's www.FreshOnTheNet.co.uk in May.
Hugh completed a 10 date UK tour in May/June before launching into 45 solo gigs at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe in August 2016 - his highlights were performances for Scottish Television (STV) & also 2 performances for BBC Radio Scotland & the BBC at the Edinburgh Festivals.
Hugh's latest single ‘The Double’ (released Nov 2016) had a huge amount of airplay on numerous radio stations throughout UK & USA - it was made 'Single of the Week' on Black Diamond FM, 'Single of the Month' on North Highland Radio & Hugh was 'Artist of the Week' on Richer Unsigned in association with Q Magazine in December 2016.
2017 got off to a good start with 2 performances at Celtic Connections in Glasgow in January. Further performances this year have seen Hugh perform in Aberdeen, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Strathyre, Cheltenham, York & Newcastle.
Hugh will be releasing his next single in the final quarter of the year - catch him before then as he performs over 30 gigs in August 2017 at this year's Edinburgh Festival Fringe - he will once again be performing for the BBC, the Pear Tree, Malones & Hops in the Garden at Archerfield Walled Garden amongst others.