GLASWEGIAN Indie rocker Dylan John Thomas is preparing for a gig in his hometown after bringing himself to a favorite spot at this year’s TRNSMT Festival.
The singer, who hails from the city’s East End, is set to perform on the famous King Tooth stage this summer. Music Festival next weekend.
Dylan, nicknamed musician Bob Dylan, grew his online following during this time. Corona virus Epidemiology by recording sound cores, including classics such as Johnny Cash’s Ring of Fire and Dior Streets Romeo and Juliet.
Now, the 24-year-old is looking forward to returning to his roots on Saturday, September 11 to stumble upon his former threshold.
He said: “I’m resonating for it. I remember being there a few years ago, when it just started, and I played a small set behind one another. Stage.
“It just shows you that it doesn’t matter where you start. We all make our way.
“I grew up in the East End, five minutes from Glasgow Green, and we were there in the swing park like every week.
“It’s an honor to play a festival in your hometown. Some of my friends are playing it too.
Dylan added: “Surprisingly, I’m on the break stage too late. If you were playing outdoor gigs in Glasgow in September, I think you would have been earlier in the day.
“I have to put on my thermals and go to Kappa with Starbucks – not even for coffee, just for some hot water to warm myself up.”
In addition to rocking millions of streams, he managed to break the record for selling the legendary Glasgow concert venue King Toot more than any other debutant Scott.
Dylan was taken under the wing of fellow Glasgow musician Gary Cinnamon when he was a teenager.
He was then taken to play with the Belter singer on sold-out grounds in the UK and mainland Europe.
In 2019, he was cast by former Oasis frontman Liam Gallagher as his supporting actor for the show at the SSE Hydro Arena in Glasgow.
Dylan said: “I managed to see Liam at TRNSMT a few years ago, so I’ll try to see him again on Saturday night.
“I haven’t seen any live music since the lockdown, so I’ll go all over the place.
“I spent a year and a half playing for FIFA, honestly. But, despite not having a direct side to things, I was progressing as a musician by writing new melodies and recording demos.
Dylan, who recorded his successful first single Nubed Ellis in the Shed, is set to release his first self-titled EP on October 29.
And the singer promises that it is full of new tracks written and recorded during the lockdown.
He added: “The plan was to scrap it last year, but we stopped it. If I can’t play it live, I’m not a fan of releasing music.
“Looking at it, maybe it was a mistake not to release some new music soon. But then again, the big thing for me is to be able to play live.
“Lots of new tunes coming out next week – if you’re there, it’s safe to say you’ll hear me screaming at the mic.”
Dylan John Thomas will play King Toot on Saturday, September 11 at the TRNSMT Festival.