Live: Roo Panes @ Shepherd’s Bush Empire

Roo Panes @ Shepherd’s Bush Empire Dorset-raised singer-songwriter Roo Panes joined Rae Morris at Shepherds Bush Empire on Thursday evening as the main support for the Blackpool singers’ debut album’s 12-night UK tour.  The classical folk singer, real name Andrew Panes, gained the nickname “Roo” as a child in homage to the fictional Winnie-the-Pooh character of the same name after falling in a river, a fate also suffered by the adventurous joey. Panes rose to prominence in 2011 after a chance email landed him as the new frontman and face of British fashion house Burberry’s winter campaign.  His chiselled...

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