Duo set for Leicester shows

Alexandru at the BBC
Alexandru at the BBC just before his appearance on the Tony Wadsworth show

Jonezy (UK) and Alexandru (Norway)

were on stage on Friday 18th October and Saturday 19th October at The Shed venue in Leicester.

OnFriday 18th October  the two artists performed as part of the auditions show for the 2014 Glastonbudget festival;  if the duo are successful Alexandru will be flying over again from Norway to be on stage again with Leicester’s Jonezy over the May bank holiday at the 2014 Glastobudget festival. They hope to get a decision about this in December.

A crowd of fans came down to see their Friday show and gave them a lot of vocal support, bouncing up and down when the beat kicked in. Their set list included solos by both artists as well as duo songs.  Alexandru sang God Morgen Norge, a cover song made famous by rapper Vinni that got to number one in the charts.

Watch a video of Jonezy and Alexandru performing at the Shed.

Alexandru appeared on BBC Radio Leicester’s Tony and Julie show on Saturday 19th October. Interviewed by radio DJ Tony Wadsworth, Alexandru was interviewed in the studio and also sang a song live on air. Alexandru sang Give Me A Chance, a song written by him and Jonezy.

Watch a video showing the studio session.

The two artists were back on stage at The Shed on Saturday 19th to perform their set for the Oxjam Music Festival.

This time, there were a lot of new people in the room, many of whom would not have seen either of them before and they both got an enthusiastic response for their set.

Jonezy has been collaborating with the young Norwegian singing star for over a year, having discovered his work on YouTube.

The two singers brought out a video when Jonezy was in Norway in May 2013.

Watch this videolog of Alexandru’s visit to the UK including his performances with Jonezy

Love Around filmed in Norway in May

Watch Jonzey and Alexandru performing Love Around in Norway’s Oppdal Kulturhus.

Jonezy went to Norway in September to join Alex on stage at show on 19th September.

Watch the teaseer for Jonezy’s next album

 

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