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mark-etzel3_markholthusen-wzbMark Eitzel plus Fernando

SOLD OUT

Sunday 12th March 2017

The Admiral Bar Glasgow

 

Tickets £15 from Tickets Scotland 0141 204 5151

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Doors 7.30pm, 8pm start

American Music Club’s guiding spirit and force, Mark Eitzel is heading to Glasgow for his first Scottish date in three years.

Songs from his tenth solo album and his first since 2013, Hey Mr Ferryman, – produced by Mercury Prize winner, Bernard Butler (Suede) and released in January 2017) – will be to the fore at The Admiral on March 12 as well as the splendour of his back catalogue.

Eitzel – described by The Guardian as America’s greatest living lyricist – reckons this might be his best record since AMC: so that’s saying something, given his mightily impressive body of songs.

His live shows are edgy and enjoyably unpredictable with his self-deprecating manner never far from the surface.

This will be a special gig as Mark Eitzel is a brilliant performer with a marvellous collection of songs to deliver.

 

ned-roberts-webNed Roberts plus support

(In association with The Star Folk Club)

Tuesday 21st March 2017

The Admiral Bar Glasgow

Tickets £10 from Tickets Scotland 0141 204 5151

and from The Admiral Bar

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Doors 7.30pm, 8pm start

Singer/songwriter Ned Roberts is heading for a gig at The Admiral in Glasgow on March 21, 2017 with new songs to deliver.

Ned, who opened for Anais Mitchell at Glasgow’s St Andrew’s In The Square back in 2014, has a new album, Outside My Mind, coming out only two days after his Admiral show, which is being staged by The Fallen Angels Club in association with the Star Folk Club.

London-based Ned has toured aplenty and also enjoyed supporting slots with the likes of Joe Pug, Micah P. Hinson, The Delines and Sarabeth Tucek.

It’s a big week for Ned with the release of his second album so we’re pleased he can return to Glasgow for this gig.

ben-glover-pic-1Ben Glover plus Alan Tennie

Wednesday 22nd March 2017

The Admiral Bar Glasgow

Tickets £13 from Tickets Scotland 0141 204 5151 and from The Admiral Bar

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Doors 7.30pm, 8pm start

Nashville-based Irishman, Ben Glover will be back in Glasgow for a show at The Admiral on Wednesday, March 22, 2017.

His latest album, The Emigrant, is confirming his status as a formidable singer/songwriter with whom the likes of Gretchen Peters and Mary Gauthier are keen to collaborate.

He’s toured with Vince Gill, Buddy Miller and Jim Lauderdale and, on his most recent visit to the city, he went down a storm at the Glasgow Americana Festival at a special show that also featured Roddy Hart and Boo Hewerdine.

His earlier release, “Atlantic” got a five-star review from Maverick Magazine while The Telegraph declared it to be among the best 25 albums of 2014.

“The Emigrant is a tremendous sweep and should end up on the shores of many a top ten albums of 2016 list.” – No Depression

 

 

 

alejandro-escuvedo-2016-webAlejandro Escovedo plus Don Antonio

Friday 7th April 2017
Stereo Glasgow
Tickets £16 from Tickets Scotland 0141 204 5151
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Doors 7pm, 7.45pm start

Photo credit: Nancy Rankin Escovedo

Renowned songwriter, singer, true believer, Alejandro Escovedo is releasing Burn Something Beautiful on January 20th, 2017 via Fantasy Records/Proper supported by a full UK tour.  The new album, Escovedo’s first solo endeavor since 2012’s highly acclaimed Big Station, is in actuality, a highly collaborative affair.  Teaming with Peter Buck (R.E.M.) and Scott McCaughey (The Minus 5) to co-write the album’s songs, Escovedo also enlisted the pair to act as the project’s producers.

In a trailblazing career that began with The Nuns, San Francisco’s famed punk innovators, to the Austin-based-based alt-country rock pioneers, Rank & File, to Texas bred darlings, True Believers, through countless all-star collaborations and tribute album appearances and finally a series of beloved solo albums beginning with 1992’s acclaimed Gravity, Escovedo has earned a surplus of distinctions: No Depression magazine’s Artist of the Decade Award in 1998 and the Americana Music Association’s Lifetime Achievement Award for Performing in 2006, just to name two.

Burn Something Beautiful is Alejandro Escovedo at his very best.  His many gifts are revealed across a lifetime spent in dedication to and faith in the hard work of life and music…and its possibilities. Refusing to go unnoticed.

boo-promoBoo Hewerdine plus Al Shields

Wednesday 12th April 2017
The Admiral Bar Glasgow

Tickets £13 from Tickets Scotland 0141 204 5151
and from The Admiral Bar

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Doors 7.30pm, 8pm start

Born in North London. Boo is described as ‘one of Britain’s most consistently accomplished songwriters’. Since disbanding his much loved English rock band The Bible in 1994, Hewerdine has recorded and released ten acclaimed albums and spent over twenty years performing live, writing, teaching and producing.

His published catalogue of songs stretches well beyond one thousand songs at the time of writing, including hits for Eddi Reader, K.D Lang and collaborations with Kris Drever, Brooks Williams and Duke Special. His new album Swimming In Mercury is released by Reveal Records March 31 2017, preceded by the national radio single campaign and video “Satellite TV”.

Boo also went down a storm with his performance at Glasgow Americana in October 2016 along with Roddy Hart and Ben Glover.

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oh-susanna-webAn Evening With Oh Susanna

Saturday 22nd April 2017
The Admiral Bar Glasgow

Tickets £13 from Tickets Scotland 0141 204 5151 and from The Admiral Bar

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Doors 7.30pm, 8pm start, no support

Critically acclaimed American-Canadian, singer-songwriter, Oh Susanna will make a long-awaited return to Glasgow with a show at The Admiral on Saturday, April 22, 2017.

Susanna, currently working on a new album titled, A Girl In Teen City, appeared in the very first Glasgow Americana Festival in 2007.

Her music combines grit and subtlety that benefits from expressive, clear vocals while her folk-inspired songs are both thoughtful and contemplative, bringing her many admirers.

She is a hugely talented singer/songwriter in different styles and a vibrant performer so bringing her back to Glasgow has been long overdue.

“… one of Canada’s most criminally underrated voices.” – Vancouver Sun.

Carter Sampson plus support

Wednesday 3rd May 2017

The Admiral Bar Glasgow

Tickets £12 from Tickets Scotland 0141 204 5151 and from The Admiral Bar

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Doors 7.30pm, 8pm start

Carter Sampson is an Okie-born singer/songwriter with a big country voice and songs to match.Her full-length studio album, Wilder Side, was released in May 2016 through Proper Music Distribution. Like its predecessor it features the heady handywork of producer/multi-instrumentalist Travis Linville, who, like Sampson, has a unique sound all his own.

She’s the founder and director of Oklahoma City’s Rock ‘n’ Roll Camp for Girls, which always partners with non profit organisations that empower girls and women through music education.The inspiring artist also averages about 220 shows annually – in areas like Oklahoma and Arkansas, as well as Colorado, New Mexico and Texas.

But as the self-penned ‘Queen of Oklahoma,’ Sampson’s red boots are happiest when they’re on her home turf.Though she travels for the love of making music, she’s no stranger to awards.

She was named a Top 12 Finalist in the 2012 Mountain Stage NewSong Contest and performed at Lincoln Center in New York. This year, she won first place in the general category of the Chris Austin Songwriting Contest at Merlefest in Wilkesboro, N.C. – with her song “Wild Bird”, which was additionally released by Pinecastle Records.