Jools Holland to return for Graz gig

Jools Holland will perform in Graz later this year.The English pianist is set to give a concert at the city’s Kasematten venue on 7 June.Holland – a founding member of UK pop band Squeeze – has been touring and recording as a solo artist since 1978. His most recent release is 2009 single “I Went By”, a collaboration with Louise Marshall.Holland received a Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (OBE) for services to the British music industry in 2003.The Graz show will be already the second time Holland – who is one of the most popular music TV show presenters in the United Kingdom – hits the stage in Austria.Holland joined “The ABC & D of Boogie Woogie” – the side project of Rolling Stones drummer Charlie Watts – during a performance in Bad Ischl in meanwhile reports that American singer-songwriter William Fitzsimmons is to give a concert at Vienna’s Haus der Musik on 1 June, before Swedish pop rock singer Moneybrother performs a solo show at the city’s W.U.K. club on 16 June.Other eagerly awaited live music dates are the performances of Austrian bands Sofa Surfers and Bauchklang at the Gasometer Vienna on 11 September and the concert by Welsh rockers Stereophonics at the city’s Arena on 6 July.