TEENAGE singer-songwriter Callum Spencer will headline a gig in Skipton to launch his debut EP on February 1.

Callum recorded the disc after honing his skills at gigs across Craven and Keighley over the past few years.

He wowed the crowd at Glusburn Arts Centre during last autumn’s Fallfest when he warmed-up for leading David Bowie tribute act David Live.

The EP launch concert will be upstairs at the Black Horse pub on High Street, Skipton, with the doors opening at 7pm.

Callum said: “I will be playing a full show of my music with my new band, and there will be support from local upcoming indie artist Lucas Watt and soon-to-be-signed artist Jon Coley from Manchester.

“Two of my singles have already been released and the latest single Say It was featured on Spotify’s New Music Friday playlist in several countries including the US.”

Callum started out as a young teenager busking on the streets of Skipton, soon quitting his newspaper delivery job in favour of performing.

He began playing acoustic folk rock-pop in local pubs and restaurants, and at ‘open mic’ nights, then in 2016, as a 16-year-old, he played the Robin Hood pub in Silsden and was immediately rebooked due to his popularity.

By that time Callum had already released a three-track single on iTunes and Spotify called Don’t Ask.

In October 27 he released single The Fence, which he wrote himself and recorded at Jam On Top Studios in Keighley.

Deciding to forge a career as a musician rather than go to study at university, he went on to spend three weeks on a cruise ship playing to 400-strong audiences.

Visit the Callum Spencer page on Facebook to buy tickets for the concert at the Black Horse.