Singer-songwriter James Bay to play The Anthem Friday
Folk-pop musician Noah Kahan will open the show
Bay kicked off his “Electric Light” tour in Nashville, Tennessee, on Mar. 3. , a folk-pop musician, will open for the English singer and guitarist. The pair will make their way across the nation over the course of 20 tour dates, ending in Seattle, Washington, in April.
Bay’s passion for guitar-playing began at age 11 after he heard English rock and blues guitarist Eric Clapton’s “Layla,” and constructed out of an old axe that he found in his cupboard. Now at age 28, the guitarist has opened for several acclaimed artists such as Ed Sheeran, The Rolling Stones, Taylor Swift, Hozier and Kodaline. In 2016, he won two Grammy awards for “Best New Act” and “Breakthrough Solo Artist.”
Kahan is an American singer-songwriter best known for his single “,” which was released in January 2017. After opening for Bay, Kahan will also join Dean Lewis’ “A Place We Knew” tour in April for the European and United Kingdom shows.