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STV – “Local singer blazes ahead with fire service charity song”  

STV“Oliver Richards is blazing his way around the UK on a tour with a difference. Most artists will release a single and take on a packed schedule of gigs in the hope of gaining fans and getting their music into the charts. But the Aberdeen singer has been putting in hours in the studio and hopping on a tour bus to promote a cause not of his own. His new single Sometimes, released last Sunday, is raising money for THE FIREFIGHTERS CHARITY….READ MORE

Hercules Moments – Introducing… Oliver Richards.

“All in all, Oliver Richards’ career is becoming more exciting every day. Opportunities to be seen and heard nationally are coming in thick and fast, and one can only hope that if he takes off big-time, he won’t forget his Aberdeen roots!…READ MORE

 

Flare n’ Seagulls – Hue and Cry & Oliver Richards – The Lemon Tree

FnS“A night of Scottish talent was much appreciated by the 500 strong audience in The Lemon Tree.  As people wandered in the evening kicked off with one lone figure with a guitar.  Local lad Oliver Richards performed some tunes from his Kick and Pull EP, as well as some others.  The set comprised of D.I.V.A., Chasers, High Voltage, Go Baby, Poison Ivy and Roll High!  He certainly finished on a high and left a satisfied audience warmed up nicely ready for the main act...READ MORE.

 

Insiderphil – Musical Gold Live at the Lemon Tree – Midge Ure 2012.

Screen Shot 2015-06-13 at 14.13.04On the strength of  last year’s performance, he was asked back to support Midge Ure, definitely holding his own and providing a fitting introduction to the Ultravox and Band Aid frontman. He used the sound, the stage, his voice and his guitar to full effect, wowing the crowd whose appreciation rang through at the end with their loud applause and respectful cheering. The mixed audience seemed to be won over by this talented young figure on stage, one lady even asking me what cover versions he was playing as he was that good. For a masterclass in understated showmanship, Oliver Richards is an untapped seam of musical gold….READ MORE.