HTH’s favourite Californian Ernie Halter is back in the UK and this time he is hosting a special evening of ‘Stateside’ musical talent. Shrewsbury has a special place in Ernie’s heart having played here to enthusiastic sell out audiences as part of his previous UK visits and this time Ernie brings with him two of his ridiculously over qualified friends.

With 7 albums to his name Ernie has seen his popularity swell to over 500,000 Twitter followers, 13,000 YouTube subscribers, and over 14,000 Facebook ‘Likes’. He has shared the studio and stage with the likes of Jason Mraz, Lady Antebellum, Neil Young, Colbie Caillat, Sara Barielles, Justin Bieber, Katy Perry, Eric Hutchinson, Tony Lucca, Allen Stone, Drake Bell, Sister Hazel, and many more.

International recording artist Javier Colon has created his own unique style of music that can be described as an eclectic blend of R&B, Folk, Soul, Rock and Country. Blessed with a stunningly soulful voice, uncanny writing ability, and a commanding stage presence. In 2011, he was the winner of the inaugural season of the U.S. television show on The VoiceJavier is now currently touring the world with a whole new sound, and has performed with the likes of Joss Stone, Natasha Bedinfield, Darius Rucker, The Indigo Girls, Chaka Khan, Anthony Hamilton, and many more.

Matt Cusson, an award-winning singer/songwriter and pianist, continues to wow audiences and prove that he is the real deal. He is a gifted self-taught musician who excels in jazz, pop, singer/songwriter and soul, as demonstrated by his expert writing and arranging skills on his critically acclaimed self-titled debut album of 2009. That same year, Matt won (by unanimous vote) the John Lennon Songwriting Contest’s top annual prize – the Maxell Song of the Year – for his jazz ballad “One of Those Nights”. That song also won the Billboard Songwriting Award in the Best Jazz Song category, and came in second in the International Songwriting Competition, as well as being nominated for a 2011 Los Angeles Music Award for “Best Male Vocalist” and “Best Jazz Song”.