May 2021 Newsletter

Here’s your chance to catch up and see exactly what we get up to behind the scenes here at GDR: May 2021 Don’t forget to sign up below so you never miss a trick again!    

Nick Capaldi & Ruffdog Elliott play Raising Spirit Festival 2021

We are so happy & proud to announce that both Nick & Ruffdog Elliott are going to be playing at The Raising Spirit Festival 2021, with Nick headlining it! We are super excited to see these guys in action at what promises to be one of the top festivals this summer! Coinciding with the *fingers […]

Grinning Dog Records proud sponsors of Bournemouth Lions Wheelchair Rugby 2020/2021

Bournemouth Lions Wheelchair Rugby, part of Bournemouth Rugby Club, is Dorset’s sole wheelchair rugby team and attracts players from across the county and its surrounds. Bournemouth Lions Wheelchair Rugby Vice-Chair Becky Hill said: “We are delighted that Grinning Dog Records are to come on board and be a major sponsor of our club. Their sponsorship […]

Nick Capaldi plays at Family Fest 2021

Promo pic of a man with light brown hair and black tshirt sat on dark brown sofa with brick wall behind him next to an acoustic guitar

For just £1, yep £1, you can enjoy this inclusive family festival in picturesque Wimborne, Dorset. Running on Saturday 24th & Sunday 25th of July there’s plenty to enjoy: Traders Village with Over 50 Traders Live Music from Local Musicians & Artists Family Funfair Inflatable Zone Friends & Family Zone Classic Car Show Food Corner […]

April 2021 Newsletter

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March 2021 Newsletter

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Ruffdog Elliotts moving second single released!

Ruffdog Elliots Single cover- a background of Autumn Leaves overlapped with a picture of a faded guitar

We are currently celebrating the release of Ruffdog Elliotts moving second single, all in aid of The Roy Castle Lung Foundation. This is a heartfelt song from Ruffdog and you can hear the raw emotion in his voice as he takes us on an indepth journey in a song that Ruffdog describes himself as being […]

NEW – Abbey Road EP from Nick Capaldi

New Abbey Road EP from Nick Capaldi on Ltd Edition Numbered Gold 10″ Vinyl Out now! After a wonderful few days at Londons famous Abbey Road Studios, Nick Capaldi releases his brand new EP ‘More Life Than You Can Shake A Stick At’ Featuring four songs written during ‘Rockdown’ on gorgeous gold 10″ vinyl. Buy […]

GDRs new signing ‘Ruffdog Elliott’ to release debut album

GDRs new signing ‘Ruffdog Elliott’ set to release debut album to raise money for the fight against cancer We have been busy working with Singer/Songwriter Ruffdog Elliott on his stunning debut album ‘Flowers in the Rain’.  The album will help to raise money for The Roy Castle Lung Foundation, a charity which is very close […]

Ruffdog Elliott

A black and white photo of a side profile of a man. He has a beard and is wearing sunglasses. He has a hat on with several pin badges and is wearing chunky jewellery around is neck

Ruffdog (Shep) Elliott is a Singer Songwriter based in Bournemouth. He was born in the Midlands in 1965 before moving to Cornwall in ‘79 where he met many musicians and played in local pubs and often busked to get by.