Having been honing his song-writing craft and live performances over the past decade, George Boomsma has been quietly gaining some well-earnt attention and acclaim. Based in Northallerton, North Yorkshire, George’s pure voice and tumbling guitar make for a bewitching combination – warm and melancholy, melodic yet forceful, he exhibits a maturity and poetic lyricism that have left audiences around the country entranced.
He has been invited to play alongside many impressive and established artists such as Paul Smith, Neill Maccoll, Kathryn Williams, The Travelling Band, Skinny Lister, Chloe Foy, Jefferson Hamer, Emma Langford, Martha Tilston and Katherine Priddy. On top of these live performances, his music been featured on BBC Radio 1 and BBC Radio 6 Music.
This year has continued to see George’s reputation grow, following the release of a solo EP ‘SamSara’ which he recorded in his home, returning to his beloved medium of magnetic tape. This led to a headline show on the BBC Introducing stage at Hardwick Live this summer. He also managed to squeeze in a musical appearance on UKTV’s ‘Taskmaster’ alongside comedians such as Rhod Gilbert and James Acaster, He has just finished supporting Kathryn Williams on her Anthology tour of the UK with a notable show at The Sage, Newcastle.