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The one and only WILLIE NILE - America’s best kept secret - appears at “The Cellars At Eastney on Monday 31st October.! Willie Nile is a songwriters’ songwriter, and his live performances are legendary. He has toured across the U.S. opening for The Who at the personal request of the band, and sang with Bruce Springsteen at Giants Stadium. Bruce recently joined Willie on stage in Asbury Park for Willie’s song “Heaven Help The Lonely”. Over the years, the New York born singer has also recorded and performed with Ringo Starr, Richard Thompson, Roger McGuinn, Levon Helm, Lucinda Williams, The Pretenders, Counting Crows, Jakob Dylan, Rosanne Cash and many others. “Willie Nile is a great artist. If there was any justice in this world, I’d be opening up for him instead of him for me.” (Lucinda Williams) "One of the most gifted singer-songwriters to emerge from the New York scene in years." (The New York Times) “They don’t make ‘em like that anymore? Well, Willie Nile just did! FOUR STARS!” (The Philadelphia Inquirer) "A one-man Clash. His album “Streets Of New York” is a platter for the ages" (UNCUT) His critically acclaimed albums have gotten rave reviews around the world. Bono, Lou Reed, Lucinda Williams, Jim Jarmusch, Adam Duritz and Little Steven are among those who have sung his praises. Last years’ "House Of A Thousand Guitars" has been called by many, “the best album of his career”, but now Willie has just completed a new album, "The Innocent Ones", which threatens to surpass even that. The album was produced in New York City by Steuart Smith (lead guitarist of The Eagles) and was released in Europe in October. Audiences around the world have given standing ovations to Willie's song “One Guitar” from the album when Willie plays it live. Mike Peters of The Alarm says : “It’s the best song I’ve heard since “Rockin’ In The Free World.” The Alarm have just recorded it on their new CD. Some kind words about "The Innocent Ones" “Stunning!!...Album Of The Week!!” ( BBC Scotland0 “Greatest album yet!” (Net Rhythms) “Full of timeless songs…passionate…romantic…stupendous…one of the best American singer-songwriters of our time.” (Jam magazine) “This record is amazing!!!! His best! Great sound and Production!!!! Stand out tracks: One Guitar, The Innocent Ones, Sideways Beautiful, Can’t Stay Home (Amazing!), My Little Girl, Topless Amateur”!!! (Jesse Malin) “Some of the most powerful music to come out of the American scene…an absolute powerhouse on stage…I urge you to seek him out.” (Maverick magazine) Some kind words about Willie Nile: “Willie’s so good I can’t believe he’s not from New Jersey.” (Little Steven) “The impassioned voice, the sharp and soulful lyrics, the interesting shoes and large, Kramer-like hair which seems to grow thicker every year – Willie Nile brings it all into focus. Listen to this record.” (Graham Parker) Don't miss this amazing performer! Doors are at 8.p.m. and tickets are £10 advance or £12 on the door! You can purchase your tickets at the bar of “The Cellars At Eastney” 56, Cromwell Rd., Eastney, Southsea, Hants., PO4 9PN from 2 pm - 11.30 pm Monday - Friday: and 12 noon – 11 pm on Saturdays and Sunday. You can pay by credit card online, either on the Cellars website, www.thecellars.co.uk. or ring 02392 826249 www.thecellars.co.uk. or ring 02392 826249 Alternatively, you can pay by cheque (payable to "The Cellars at Eastney"), Send cheque to The Cellars at Eastney, 56 Cromwell Road, Southsea, Hampshire, PO4 9PN, with a note, clearly stating which show you want tickets for, how many tickets, and the name the tickets are reserved under. Please enclose a stamped, self-addressed envelope for the return of your ticket(s). Please ring The Cellars first to confirm ticket availability. They’ll hold tickets for you for up to 5 working days. Please Note: For reservations within one week of the show, include a mobile phone number and they’ll text you confirmation of receipt of payment so you can collect your tickets at the door. For reservations within one week of the show, include a mobile phone number and they’ll text you confirmation of receipt of payment so you can collect your tickets at the door. For further enquiries contact The Cellars on 02392 826249. 02392 826249.