Jake Bugg is a 19-year-old singer and songwriter from Nottingham, England. He cites his influences as "The Beatles, Jimi Hendrix, Oasis, Donovan, Johnny Cash and more ..." His debut album went to number one in the UK, and the Telegraph has called him "an East Midlands Bob Dylan." (He answered, "Bob Dylan's cool, you know, he's great, but he's not a major influence." Jake has recently been in Malibu working with famed producer Rick Rubin, and he was nominated as British Breakthrough Act at the 2013 Brit Awards. This could be the start of something big! The Ark joins AEG Live in presenting Jake Bugg on January 15 at Royal Oak Music Theatre. Tickets are on sale now.