Biography

Tour Alaska is the solo project of former A Plastic Rose frontman Gerry Norman. With 2 studio albums under his belt (‘The Guiding Moon’ and ‘New Ways For Us To Fall’) 2022 will mark his 6th successive appearance at Atlantic Sessions. From playing solo shows in cafes and restaurants to playing Arcadia with Bronagh Gallagher (and headlining the venue the following year) this year with a full 5 piece band. TA headline Belfast’s Voodoo Nov 24th.

His latest album features guests Binzer Brennan (The Frames, Mundy), Gavin Fox (Idlewild, TURN), Hammy (Foy Vance, Ryan McMullan) and Johny McCullough (Van Morrison, Sinead O’Connor) and produced by Dean Stephens in Hill House Studio, Belfast.

Over the past 15 years Norman has performed at festivals like Reading + Leeds, British Summer Time @ Hyde Park, Electric Picnic, recorded a session at Maida Vale for Huw Stephen’s on BBC Radio one and toured with Snow Patrol (inc. O2 arena London), Biffy Clyro and a 19 date arena European tour supporting Twenty One Pilots as a session guitarist for Bry.

A Plastic Rose have released two critically acclaimed albums, ‘Camera.Shutter.Life’ and ‘Flickering Light Of An Inner War’ through Third Bar, and are regarded as one of Northern Ireland’s most celebrated alternative rock bands.

Norman has toured all over the UK, Ireland and Europe multiple times including arena tours supporting Snow Patrol, Biffy Clyro and Twenty One Pilots.