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Anton O'Donnell
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  • Glasgow
  • United Kingdom
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Anton O'Donnell
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http://www.facebook.com/antonandthecolts
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About Me
Frontman of Anton & The Colts and solo artist, Anton has brought his music from Glasgow to Milan, Paris, Switzerland to London and back again. Living proof that success does not necessarily mean compromise, Anton has taken the music he loves – blues, country, folk, rock n roll – and shaped them into a potent, fresh, yet reassuringly familiar brew.

Blessed with a smoky, whiskey-soaked voice redolent of the great soul singers of Stax & Muscle Shoals, and armed with just an acoustic guitar & harmonica, Anton adds incisive lyrics to sweet melodies to create something that can reduce a rowdy bar to awed silence or rouse the most sedate venue to fever pitch.

Anton joined forces with The Colts in early 2014. Since then, they have played hundreds of gigs all over the country, hitting the UK festival circuit (Celtic Connections, the Merchant City Festival, Eden, Belladrum), playing sold out shows at Glasgow's King Tut's, Stereo & Nice & Sleazy's and recording their first EP (6:45 & 450 Down).

Recent support slots with John Wheeler (Hayseed Dixie) & Ben Ottewell (Gomez) are, Anton hopes, just the start of bigger and better things. He is currently demoing songs for the debut Anton & The Colts album which is slated for release late summer '17.

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