Performance bookings stating a proposed fee should also be addressed to firstname.lastname@example.org and marked for the attention of Jane.
Bookings & Commissions
Ian is currently taking performance bookings and commissions for tv, film and sound design projects (you can find examples in the Listening Room). If you wish to contact Ian please send a message to: email@example.com
Performance bookings stating a proposed fee should also be addressed to the above e-mail and marked for the attention of Jane.
Ian supports and uses the following equipment:
Products & Software:
Teenage Engineering OP-1
AKG Microphones (C414)
Avantone (Active Mixtone studio monitors)
Fender Guitars (Montara and Stratocaster)
Korg Samplers & Synthesisers ( Kross, MicroKorg & Microsampler, DW8000, M3R, Nano Controllers)
Neumann Microphone (U87)
Rode Microphones (NT2A)
Roland Amplification ( KC60 & DAC80D)
Reaper Audio Production software
Logic Digital Audio Workstation
Sennheiser Headphones ( HS650, HD210)
Shure Microphones (SM58 & SM57)
Suzuki Q Chord
Other Equipment & Software Used:
Roland D20 Synthersiser
Scandalli Symphony Four Accordion
Scarlatti 72 button Accordion
Ian J Cole Solo Concerts:
- 6th November 2018 Electronic Music Open Mic at Fulford Arms York.
- 26th September Headline WonkyStuff Night at Fulford Arms York.
- 5th July 2018 Electronic Music Open Mic at Fulford Arms York.
- 21st March 2018 Electronic Music Open Mic at Fulford Arms York.
- 15th December 2017 Northern Quarter Electronic Music Open Mic at Huddersfield (cancelled)
- 22nd November 2017 Electronic Music Open Mic at Fulford Arms York.
- 2nd July 2015: Sonic Arts Forum at Huddersfield University - performing Live Mobile Technology
- 24th November 2014: A Summers Day and Demolition from the 2012 CD Deconstruction:Demolition:Reinvention and 4:50am from the 2014 album The Clifton Hotel (Bristol 1) were performed at Sonophilia 2014 Lincoln's Festival of Sound.
- 22nd to 27th March 2012: 'Deconstruction' performed at the Sonorities Festival of Contemporary Music Belfast, Northern Ireland.
- 1st to 18th Dec 2011 'Deconstruction' performed at the Streaming Festival Milan Italy & The Hague Netherlands
- 15th June 2011: 'Chaucer's Lament' performed at the AIR/EAR radio and sound art installation in Santa Fe, Argentina.
- May 2010: First performance of Chaucer's Lament using a 16 speaker ambisonic array at the Music Research Centre, University of York.
Katie and the Questions
10th May 2018 - EMOM Night in Leeds (Ian & Kirsty)
1st Dec 2017 - Vixen FM Foxy's Den Radio Show
24th Aug 2016 - Dunnington Live (3pm on stage)
30th Aug 2015 - Bielby Music Festival
19th June 2015 - Bielby Church Concert
26th April 2015 - Simply JJ's as part of Pocklington Littlefest
1st Nov 2013 - The Brudenell Social Club Leeds (supporting Hazel O'Conner)
15th Sept 2013 - Pocklington LittleFest (cancelled due to illness)
26th May 2012 - York FoxFest 2012
25th April 2012 - York The Basement Bar (Acoustic Set) as part of the Best of York CD launch
23rd Jan 2012 - York Fibbers (headline show)
16th Sept 2011 - York Fibbers
27th Aug 2011 - York Black Swan (charity day in aid of St Leonards Hospice.)
26th Aug 2011 - Vixen FM Radio show (live acoustic)
30th July 2011 - York Pride Festival (Rowntrees Park Free)
18th June 2011 - Leeds Private Party
29th May 2011 - York Punch Bowl (EP Launch free)
21st May 2011 - York Fibbers (supporting ATL@NTIKA)
11th May 11 - York Stereo (Friends Electric).
6th May 11 - Castleford, The Black Bull.
29th April 11 - Scarborough, Scarbrough Arms.
16th April 11 - York Private Wedding.
11th April 11 - York Fibbers (Toy Horses).
16th March 11 - York Basement Bar.
27th Nov 10 - York Punch Bowl.
14th Nov 10 - York Stereo (Haight Ashbury).
7th Nov 10 - York Fibbers
5th Sept 10 - York The Duchess.
29th Aug 10 - Bingley Little Heroes Festival.
14th Aug 10 - York, York Pride Picnic.
2nd July 10 - Edinburgh Must Be The Music - Sky TV. 31st July 10 - Leeds The Well.
27th June 10 - Leeds The New Roscoe.
20th Sept 09 - Leeds The New Roscoe.
18th Sept 09 - York The Stone Roses Bar.
21st June 09 - Selby Open-air festival
25th May 09 - Leeds The New Roscoe
28th April 09 - York The Speakeasy
23th April 09 - York Fibbers
6th Feb 09 - York The Speakeasy
12th Jan 09 - York The Speakeasy
22nd Nov 08 - Howden RiBFEST-2008.
21st Nov 08 - York The Junction.
26th Oct 08 - York The Junction.
20th Oct 08 - York The Basement Bar (Acoustic Set). 18th Sept 08 - York The Stone Roses Bar.
15th Sept 08 - Leeds The New Roscoe.
13th Sept 08 - York Fibbers.
9th July 08 - York The Junction.
Ryan Shirlow & The Bloody Mary
There are no planned full Bloody Marys concerts in the foreseeable future.
15th Feb 2011: Guitar and Accordion performance with Ryan & Ian at The Snooty Fox, Wakefield
6th March 2005 - Wakefield, The Snooty Fox (Live recording of the DVD)