LUME is 2!


Join us at the Hundred Years Gallery on 9th July to celebrate two years of putting on cutting edge, exciting, risk-taking, innovative, in-the-moment original and improvised music at LUME!

Successful album launch at the Vortex on June 7th

We had a stellar album launch on Sunday 7th June at The Vortex. Thanks to all who came to support us!

We’ll be continuing #LUMEOnTour next week with gigs at The Blessington, Derby (promoted by Corey Mwamba) on Monday 15th and Dempsey’s, Cardiff on Tuesday 16th.

See you there!



Album Launch at the Vortex on Sunday 7 June

We are really excited to be releasing our debut album New Era on the F-IRE Presents label, out Monday 1st June! We will be launching the album on Sunday 7th June at The Vortex. Recorded at the Fish Factory Studios in London, the album features the music of saxophonist Dee Byrne with Andre Canniere (trumpet), Rebecca Nash (keyboards), Olie Brice (bass) and Matt Fisher (drums).

Get your copy of the album HERE.

Entropi Album Launch poster

LUME On Tour

To promote the release of my debut album ‘New Era’ with my band Entropi (featuring Andre Canniere, Rebecca Nash, Olie Brice & Matt Fisher) we will be embarking on a nine date UK double bill tour (LUME On Tour) with Quadraceratops. LUME is the original/improvised music night I run with Cath Roberts weekly in Hoxton and monthly at the Vortex.

This tour is supported by Arts Council England. We are very excited!


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Zonica at the Salisbury!

Looking forward to playing with ZONICA at ‘Jazz at The Salisbury’ tonight (Sunday 10th May) with these amazing musicians:

Gareth Lockrane: flutes/effects

Ed Riches: guitar/effects

Tom McCredie: bass/effects

Pat Davey: drums

Dee Byrne


I had a really great gig at LUME last Thursday with a new trio: Byrne/Nash/Pursglove (Rebecca Nash on keys and Percy Pursglove on double bass) playing modules of composition in an improvised set. Looking forward to the next one!



LUME On Tour 26th May – 16th June

LUME On Tour eflyer

ZONICA plays at ‘LUME Presents…’ @ the Vortex

I’m looking forward to playing with improvising acoustic/electronics ensemble ZONICA tomorrow at the Vortex as part of the ‘LUME Presents…’ series. It’s always a lot of fun playing with this group. It will definitely be one of the more unusual Easter Sundays I’ve experienced!

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Dee Byrne

VTQ gigs in Bristol

I’m looking forward to playing a couple of gigs with the Vicky Tilson Quartet in Bristol: Tunnels Club (8th March) and Colston Hall Foyer (12th March). We’ll be playing tunes from the new album which is due for release on March 30th on the ‘F-IRE Presents’ label. It’s gonna be a blast!


Taster from Deemer recording session September 2014