Part-time teacher and full-time spoken word-artist, Antony Szmierek has quickly emerged as one of the most exciting voices in UK indie. Celebrated for his emphatic and literate storytelling, the Mancunian creates a joyous cocktail of poetry, UK garage, indie and rap resembling yet highly different from The Streets. 2023 was a big year for Szmierek who, apart from releasing two praised EP:s and touring sold-out venues, also was crowned as one of BBC 6 Artists Of The Year. Don’t miss humble rising star Antony Szmierek at Stay Out West!