9th June 2012 – Anais Mitchell & The Young Man Band

Posted: December 6, 2011 in Previously
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Anais Mitchell & The Young Man Band plus James MacKenzie

When – Saturday 9th June 2012
Where– The Arches 253 Argyle Street Glasgow G2 8DL
Door time- 7.00pm
Start time- 7.45pm
Tickets £13 from The Arches Box office 0141 565 1000
Book online

In case you haven’t met her, Anaïs Mitchell is not a man. She’s a woman, quick to laugh and to cry, a fan of Jane Austen and miniskirts. She came of age reading the diaries of Anaïs Nin and blasting early Ani Difranco records. So it may catch a few listeners off-guard when Mitchell cries out, in the opening sequence of her latest album, “I’m a young man!” And it may come as a surprise when, over the course of eleven songs, she seems to be channeling spirits from the Old Testament to modern America—but mostly, well, from the Y chromosome.


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