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Absent Average are…

…Liam and James, a singing/songwriting duo from High Green, Sheffield, Yorkshire, England.

The boys are lifelong friends having met aged 4 at primary school. Both now 18 years of age, they sing beautifully together and accompany themselves on guitar, cajon and percussion. They have learned their craft busking on the streets of Sheffield and are now starting to make a name for themselves on the pub & club circuit.

Their live set is mainly contemporary covers of artists like Ed Sheeran, Passenger, Taylor Swift – classics from the Beatles, Jacksons and James Brown – and a few of their own original songs.

They released their first original song, “What I Want”, in august 2015 on Soundcloud.

Absent Average busking in Whitby Pier

Absent Average busking on Whitby Pier



ABSENT AVERAGE were given their first radio airplay on the BBC Introducing programme on BBC Radio Sheffield, saturday 19th september 2015 when “What I Want” was aired at around 20.05.

“Absolutely adore that track! Very much looking forward to hearing more music from this duo.”
Christian Carlisle – BBC Radio Sheffield

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saturday 20th may – Pub In The Park, Marlow
sunday 28th may – Wentworth Live Festival, Wentworth Woodhouse
monday 29th may – Chaophraya, Leeds

friday june 9th – Keswick Mountain Festival
sunday june 18th – Chaophraya, Leeds

sunday 23rd july – Green Room, Sheffield (Tramlines Festival)
saturday 29th july (13.00-13.30) – Orange Pip Market, Middlesbrough
saturday 29th july (evening) – The Endeavour, Whitby
sunday 30th july – Norfolk Arms, Grenoside

saturday august 12th – Snowdonia Outdoor Festival
25-27th august – Big Feastival, Kingham, Oxfordshire (date/time tbc)
25-27th august – Cannon Hall Farm, Barnsley (date/time tbc)

saturday 16th september – VW Festival, Doncaster

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