Touchstone will be joined by virtuoso Liam Holmes on stage at their Christmas shows and in the studio sessions for their upcoming EP next month.
The multi-instrumentalist and Theatreland musical director, who has previously worked with Lonely Robot and Inglorious, will take on keyboard duties at the upcoming Touchstone Christmas Bash 2016.
The run is scheduled to take place at St Helens Citadel on December 16, London’s Borderline on December 17 and Bilston Robin 2 on December 18. Heather Findlay Trio will perform as special guests at all three gigs – with Ghost Community supporting at the Bilston Robin 2 show.
They say: “Touchstone are very happy and proud to announce that musical virtuoso Liam Holmes will be joining them on the keys for their Christmas gigs and preceding visit to the studio in September to record their new EP.
“Aggie, Moo, Adam, Hen & Liam are really excited and looking forward to recording the new EP, video and hitting the stage in December.”
Touchstone co-founder and keyboardist Rob Cottingham left the band at the same time as Seviour, saying it was time to “bow out gracefully” and work on other musical projects.
Further release details for Touchstone’s upcoming EP will be revealed in due course.
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Touchstone 2016 UK tour dates
Dec 16: St Helens The Citadel
Dec 17: London The Borderline
Dec 18: Bilston The Robin 2