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Glasgow Americana Opening Night Tribute To Townes

 Glasgow Americana Opening Night

‘The Late Great Townes Van Zandt Tribute’

Featuring Rachel Sermanni, Jefferson Hamer, Davie Scott, Roseanne Reid, Jonas and Jane, Norrie McCulloch and For The Sake Of The Song (choir)

An evening celebrating the works of one of the most revered Texan singer/songwriters will open this year’s Glasgow Americana Festival.

The Late Great Townes Van Zandt Show has got the blessing of his family as Townes’ son, John has given permission for the title of the gig, which will be staged at Drygate on the 4th October.

Tickets are sure to be in demand for this show, you can purchase from here.

Glasgow Americana takes place at various venues across city from the 4th-8th October. The festival features Slaid Cleaves, Adam Holmes & The Embers & Rachel Sermanni, Mark Olson, Jill Jackson, Dean Owens, and Gareth Dunlop, plus lots more… full line up at the Glasgow Americana website.

 


The Wynntown Marshals 10th Anniversary
Delighted to be helping our good friends from Edinburgh, The Wynntown Marshals who are celebrating a decade in the music business this year. They play The Hug & Pint in Glasgow THIS Saturday 2nd September.

Buy tickets here


Thea Gilmore Back In Glasgow
The ever popular Thea Gilmore makes a long overdue return to Glasgow.

Thea who is racking up good reviews and airplay for her latest album, The Counterweight, is bringing her distinct singer/songwriting brilliance to Glasgow again at Saint Luke’s on Wednesday 13th September.

Tickets available here


Blue Rose Code Last Tickets Remaining
We can never seem to find a venue big enough for the wonderful Blue Rose Code.

Last tickets remaining for this show at Saint Luke’s Glasgow on Thursday 21st September.

Tickets available here

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Grammy Winner Tim O’Brien Glasgow & Edinburgh

We look forward to welcoming the wonderful Tim O’Brien to Glasgow & Edinburgh this week. The ever popular Tim will play St Andrew’s In The Square in Glasgow on Wednesday 17th May Book online and playing the following night, the 18th May at The Teviot Debating Hall in Edinburgh Books online.

Tim’s new album, “Where The River Meets The Road” has been receiving rave reviews.

Folk Award Winner Kris Drever
Two time 2017 BBC Radio 2 Folk Award winner Kris Drever heads to his former home town of Edinburgh for a date at the Queens Hall this Sunday. Kris won Folk Singer Of The Year and Best Original Track for, “If Wishes Were Horses” at the glitzy ceremony on the 5th April.

Darden Smith Glasgow Bound
Austin based and Fallen Angels Club favourite, Darden Smith returns to Glasgow at The Admiral Bar on Thursday 15th June. Stunning new album, “Everything” out now.

Here’s a little video of the making of the album

Tickets available from The Admiral or you can

Book online


Heidi Talbot Set For October Glasgow Date

Delighted to have Irish chanteuse Heidi Talbot and her band making a return to St Andrew’s In The Square in Glasgow on Saturday 14th October. Heidi last played in Glasgow at The Mitchell Theatre to a sold out room at this year’s Celtic Connections festival. Tickets on sale now:- Book online


The Wynntown Marshals Celebrating 10 Years
They have become very good friends and supporters of The Fallen Angels Club over the years, so we are obviously delighted to help The Wynntown Marshals celebrate a decade in the music business. The 10th Anniversary party will be at The Hug & Pint on Saturday 2nd September Book online.

 

 

 

Final Glasgow Shows of 2016 This Week

Well we come to the end of a very busy gig year this week.

This Wednesday the 30th of November you can check out Cam Penner & Jon Wood in The Admiral Bar.

Tickets £13, doors 7.30pm, 8pm start

Book online

Then on Thursday night in the same venue we welcome Amy Rigby back to Glasgow. Amy played The Fallen Angels Club in its infancy way back in 2005. This tour is to mark the 20th Anniversary of her debut album “Diary Of A Mod Housewife”.

Tickets £13, doors 7.30pm, 8pm start

Book online

ben-glover-pic-1Ben Glover Back In Glasgow
We are delighted to announce that Fallen Angels Club favourite Ben Glover will return to Glasgow on Thursday the 23rd March for a headline show in The Admiral Bar.

With his fantastic new album, “The Emigrant” and after his excellent performance at The Song Writers In The Round night during Glasgow Americana, we look forward to welcoming Ben back to Glasgow.

Glasgow Americana 10th Anniversary
We are getting all geared up for our 10th Glasgow Americana festival which kicks off on Wednesday the 5th October. We will be at various venues across the city until Sunday 9th October.

The festival features Chip Taylor, The Stray Birds, Sam Outlaw, Blue Rose Code, The Wynntown Marshals plus loads more..

Full details over at the festival website:- www.glasgowamericana.com

STEVE FORBERT 1-byRowland SchermanSteve Forbert Back In Glasgow
The world and The Fallen Angels Club is always a better place when Steve Forbert is in town.

The Nashville-based singer-songwriter will be performing songs from his latest release “Comprised”, playing at Saint Luke’s on Sunday 6th November.  We are looking forward to hosting our first concert in this stunning new venue.

Tickets available here:- Book online

Cale Tyson Glasgow Debut
We have said in the past how we have been privileged to give so many amazing singers and musicians their Glasgow debut, delighted to add Cale Tyson’s name to the prestigious list. Cale plays The CCA on Wednesday 9th November with Erin Rae who we also delighted to be giving her first ever Glasgow appearance. Tickets on sale here:- Book online

Have a listen to Cale here:- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GAjBe2vH2Iw

Carrie-RODRIGUEZAn Evening with Carrie Rodriguez
The hugely talented Carrie Rodriguez, with current bilingual album, “Lola”, winning loud applause, is set for a return visit to Glasgow in November.

The singer and fiddle player will appear at The Admiral on Tuesday, November 15.

The latest offering from the Austin, Texas-based musician is an intriguing and delicate mixture of new and old songs, featuring songs written by some of Carrie’s favorite Mexican composers, as well as her own Ranchera-inspired original songs written in English, Spanish and “Spanglish.

We are bringing you this show in association with our friends at The Star Folk Club.

ApplewoodRoad 2016 WEBApplewood Road
Featuring Emily Barker, Amy Speace and Amber Rubarth
Country/folk trio Applewood Road are heading to Glasgow for a Classic Grand show in November.

The three excellent songwriters in the band – Emily Barker, Amy Speace and Amber Rubarth – first got together to make music in September 2014 and within 24 hours had created the song that would become their collective name.

Tickets available here:- Book online

Cam Penner & Jon Wood
Wednesday 30th November
The Admiral Bar Glasgow

They were flown in from their base in Canada for a sold-out headline show at Glasgow’s Tron Theatre during Celtic Connections Festival this year after winning major TV exposure when tracks from the sensational To Build A Fire album were chosen as the backdrop to the recent BBC 2 TV drama based on Iain Banks’ Stonemouth novel.

The new album – Sex & Politics – got its official UK launch in January and once again confirmed them as a creative tour de force.

This one is sure to get a lot of interest, you can get your tickets here:-
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amy-rigbyAmy Rigby 20th Anniversary
Amy Rigby established herself as a solo artist in 1996 with debut album Diary Of A Mod Housewife, but had already been writing and performing her honest, intelligent and instantly-memorable songs for years as a member of early NYC alt-country band Last Roundup and girl group the Shams.

Rigby’s solo debut remains a classic.”  Chicago Tribune”

Amy plays The Admiral Bar on Thursday 1st December, tickets on sale here:-

Book online-

 

Mike & Ruthy Set For Quick Return To Glasgow

The CCA on 24th July

The Mike + Ruthy Band
After a sellout show at The Old Fruitmarket during Celtic Connections this year, The Mike & Ruthy Band make a speedy return to Glasgow. They play the CCA on Sunday 24th July. The band was singled out by Celtic Connections Festival’s artistic director, Donald Shaw as one of his Top Ten highlights of the 2016 event in an interview for BBC – and they went on to wow the crowd as predicted when they played Glasgow’s Old Fruitmarket. Reviewers described the show as everything from “glorious, gleeful and exuberant,” to “excellent” and “absolutely terrific”.

Tickets from the CCA Box Office or Book online.

 

Americana music festival in Glasgow

Glasgow Americana 10th Anniversary Taking Shape Our Glasgow Americana in October is coming together nicely, with festival dates from the 5th-9th October at various venues across the city. Confirmed so far we have: Chip Taylor, Blue Rose Code, The Stray Birds, Otis Gibbs, Song Writers In The Round with Roddy Hart, Boo Hewerdine, & Ben Glover, Jill Jackson, plus more to be confirmed. Full booking information available at www.glasgowamericana.com.


Steve Forbert Back in Glasgow

Saint Luke’s 6th November

STEVEFORBERT WEB
Steve Forbert really has some back catalogue of shows, and this show is always a popular one. Steve rolls into town on Sunday 6th November at Saint Luke’s in Glasgow. We are especially thrilled to be putting on our first show in this stunning new venue. Tickets on sale from Tickets Scotland 0141 204 5151 or Book online.


Cale Tyson Scottish Debut

The CCA on 9th November

Texas born, Nashville based Cale Tyson released his debut full-length album in April  through UK-based Clubhouse Records, and he makes his Glasgow debut in The CCA on Wednesday 9th November. Clubhouse label mate Erin Rae will open up the show. Check Cale out below:


LAU Return To The Queens Hall

3rd December at The Queens Hall Edinburgh

NEW LAU LOGO WEB

This is always a special show – we are delighted to be presenting LAU again at The Queens Hall in Edinburgh on Saturday 3rd December. Last year we had a full house, so best purchase your tickets early for this one.

You can book at the Queens Hall on 0131 668 2019 or online via the website. Book online.

 

 

News Update 17th May 2016

 Dar Williams Returns To Glasgow

Dar Williams is always a welcome visitor to Glasgow – she plays this Thursday the 19th May in The Classic Grand with support from Adriana Spina. Tickets from Tickets Scotland 0141 204 5151 and you can Book online here:-

Here’s Dar singing a Fred Eaglesmith song. We love Fred at FAC HQ.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0pJksfSUDJ4

Mike & Ruthy Back In Glasgow

Just Announced

The Mike + Ruthy BandSunday 24th July 2015

The CCA Glasgow

The Mike + Ruthy Band was singled out by Celtic Connections Festival’s artistic director, Donald Shaw as one of his Top Ten highlights of the 2016 event in an interview for BBC – and went on to wow the crowd as predicted when they played Glasgow’s Old Fruitmarket. Reviewers described the show as everything from “glorious, gleeful and exuberant,” to “excellent” and “absolutely terrific.” This one to be filed under, don’t miss! Book your tickets here.

RICHMOND FONTAINE WEBFarewell Tour For Richmond Fontaine

Tuesday 18th October

The Caves Edinburgh

After their packed out show at The Art School in Glasgow last month, we are delighted that Richmond Fontaine will come to our shores for one final time.

You can purchase tickets here: Book online

DANIEL ROMANODaniel Romano Classic Grand Bound

Friday 27th May

The Classic Grand

Daniel Romano is one to watch out for – he’s picking up great reviews. Daniel comes by The Fallen Angels Club at The Classic Grand on Friday 27th May. Daniel releases his new single on the day of the show. Find out what all the fuss is about here:


Brighter StillAdam Holmes Future Looks Brighter

 We are so happy that Adam Holmes has chosen Glasgow and The Fallen Angels Club launch his new album, “Brighter Still”. The place to be is The CCA on Sauchiehall Street, the date for your diary is Thursday the 9th June.

This show is selling pretty well so far, don’t walk for tickets, run for them!

Book your tickets here.

 

 

 

 

 

Fred Eaglesmith THIS Saturday

We are delighted to welcome one of our favourite singer song writers back to Glasgow this Saturday (19th March) night in The Admiral Bar with support from Tif Ginn. Fred really is as good as anybody we have put on, have a listen to a Fred classic, “Drive In Movie” here:-

Tickets from Tickets Scotland 0141 204 5151 and Book online here.

Anthony Toner Star Bound

Tuesday 22nd March 2016, The Admiral Bar Glasgow

We do always love our shows in association with The Star Folk Club, next Tuesday (22nd March) sees Anthony Toner play The Admiral with our good friend John McMeekin. Anthony was last in Glasgow opening up for Ben Glover in The CCA in 2013. Have a listen to Anthony here:-

Hot Club Swing In To St Andy’s

Wednesday 6th April, St Andrew’s In The Square Glasgow

Hot Club 1Touring and performing together for nearly two decades, America’s premier hot jazz and Western swing trio Hot Club of Cowtown release “Midnight On The Trail”, their ninth studio album, on March 26 2016 and to coincide with the release they hit the road in the UK for seventeen live dates.

Midnight On The Trail is a vintage mix of 12 Western swing songs and cowboy ballads hand-collected to reflect the spirit and joy of the American West. Utterly danceable, romantic and rustic, these songs truly represent the Cowtown of the Imagination, a source of inspiration for the band since it first began.

Tickets from Tickets Scotland 0141 204 5151 or Book online

New Releases For Laura Cantrell

Laura Cantrell Live At The BBC

LAURA CANTRELL WEBOn Air Performances and Recordings – 2000-2005

Spit & Polish, released April 29, 2016

Includes 10 songs recorded for Radio 1’s John Peel and 2 recorded with Radio 2’s Bob Harris

Not The Tremblin’ Kind

Spit & Polish, re-released April 29, 2016

“Laura Cantrell At The BBC” and “Not The Trembling’ Kind” are both being released on vinyl for the first time on Record Store Day, 16th April 2016.

Over the past 16 years, Laura Cantrell has been a familiar presence on the U.K. music scene. The Nashville-born, New York-based artist has developed a loyal audience through consistent touring, and numerous radio interviews and sessions for BBC Radio 1, 2, 3, 4 and 6 Music, most notably with Bob Harris and the late John Peel, who famously championed her debut album, Not The Tremblin’ Kind, and described it as, “My favourite album of the last ten years and possibly my life”

Her new release, Laura Cantrell At The BBC compiles the best of her UK radio performances from 2000-2005, including several previously unreleased songs, and traces the arc of Cantrell’s rise as an Americana artist on the airwaves of the venerable British Broadcasting Corporation.

In 2000, Laura Cantrell released her debut album, Not The Tremblin’ Kind on Shoeshine/Spit and Polish, an indie label based in Glasgow

Laura plays a seated show in The 02 ABC on Sunday the 8th May, with Mary Jean Lewis. Tickets available here:- Book online

 

Alvin Brothers Blasting Back To Glasgow
We are delighted to announce that Dave Alvin & Phil Alvin & The Guilty Ones will return to the Art School on Glasgow on Tuesday 19th April. The Alvin’s show at The Art School in 2014 received loads of praise, so we can’t wait for their return. Tickets on sale now from Tickets Scotland. Book online.

Green On Red’s Dan Stuart Kicks Off 2016 Gig Season
Our first show of this year will be the legendary Dan Stuart from the hugely influential band Green On Red. Dan will also be bringing Fernando & Tom Heyman with him for what is surely going to be a great start to our busy gig year. The show will be in Stereo on Thursday 25th February.

You can check Dan out below…

The Dreaming Spires Set For Glasgow Debut at Hug & Pint
The Dreaming Spires, one of Britain’s highly rated live bands play The Hug & Pint in what will be their first ever show in Glasgow on the 4th March. This will also be our first show in the new Westend venue. We are also delighted to say that our good friends The Wynntown Marshals will be opening up this show, Keith and Iain will be performing as a duo.

You can see what all the fuss is about below…

Dar Williams Set For Return To Glasgow
The Classic Grand will be the scene of Dar Williams’s return to Glasgow, Dar has a fantastic new album, “Emerald” and will be performing songs from it on Thursday 19th May.

“one of the albums of the year” Telegraph May 2015

Tickets on sale now. Book online.

Kris Drever Glasgow Show On Sale
Kris Drever is no stranger to our audiences, not only as a solo artist but also as part of the award winning band LAU. Kris already has a show in Edinburgh on Saturday 14th May, we are now delighted to say that Kris will also be playing St Andrew’s In The Square on Friday 13th May, on sale now. Book online.

You can see Kris perform live from Celtic Connections here:-

 

So long Harry

We were really sad to hear of the passing of one of our biggest gig supporters, Harry Thompson who passed away on Christmas Eve.

We will miss his enthusiasm and the chats about forthcoming and past gigs. RIP.

HARRY FAC

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LAURA CANTRELL WEBWe are delighted to announce that the wonderful Laura Cantrell will be dropping by The Fallen Angels Club in May of this year.

The Nashville born New York resident returns to play the 02 ABC1 (seated show) on Sunday the 8th May.

Laura last played Glasgow as part of Glasgow Americana in 2013 where the demand for tickets was quite overwhelming. Tickets on sale now from the 02 ABC box office and online here: Book online

 

Do you find yourself going to a lot of our shows throughout the year? If so, why not become an official friend of The Fallen Angels Club? For annual subscription of £25 you will be:

– Helping support live music.

– You would receive 15% off all Fallen Angels Club and Glasgow Americana shows.

– Have the opportunity to reserve front row seats where the venue allows it.

– Find out about shows before they are officially announced.

– Private Concerts

Come and down and join the club. You can purchase the membership card here:  Book online

For more information please e-mail info@fallenangelsclub.com

Fallen Angels Club News Update December 2015

2016

RICHMOND FONTAINE WEBHAYES CARLL (2)Next year is shaping up to be one of our busiest years yet,  if you pop over to the Gig Guide you will see lots of great shows now on sale.

We have waited a long time to bring the brilliant singer song writer Hayes Carll to Glasgow. Wishes do come true, The Hayes Carll Trio will play The CCA on Sunday 24th April. Please note this show will be a standing show. Tickets available here.

Richmond Fontaine play their first Glasgow show in several years at The Art School on Wednesday 27th April. The hugely influential band from Portland Oregon are led by singer, song writer and novelist Willy Vlautin. RF will be performing songs from their extensive back catalogue and from their new album, “You Can’t Go Back if There’s Nothing To Back To”. Tickets available here.

The legendary Dan Stuart from Green On Red will rock Stereo on Renfield Lane on Thursday 25th February. Dan will be performing new songs from his new album, “Marlowe’s Revenge”, plus some songs from his own back catalogue and from his Green On Red days.

Fallen Angels Club favourite Diana Jones returns in 2016 with a solo show in The CCA on Tuesday 12th April. Diana’s new album, “Museum of Appalachia Recordings” has been collecting fine reviews from various sources.

Wreckless Eric

Well, that’s our gigs finished for another year, we finished the year off in fine style one of our favourite venues with Wreckless Eric on the 10th December.

Blue Rose Code- The Drygate

We were really delighted with the response and the feedback regarding The Drygate Brewing Company as a venue, this was a really special night and absolutely stunning performance from Ross Wilson and band aka Blue Rose Code.

Glasgow Americana

Well, have we all recovered from Glasgow Americana? Thanks to all who managed along, we hope you enjoyed the shows, there were indeed so many great moments.

If you attended a show please let us know what your highlights were.

The festival was a great success and we can’t wait to do it all again next year for our 10th Anniversary. Dates for your diary will be Wednesday 5th to Sunday 9th October. We have started planning our celebrations already, so watch out for news of the first acts announced early next year.

John Murry

We have some great shows coming up in the month of November, the extremely talented John Murry will play The Admiral on Thursday 5th November.

Tickets can be purchased here.

Go ahead and make your day that little bit better and check John out below.

Matt McGinn in Association With The Star Folk Club

We then team up with our friends at The Star Folk Club to welcome “The Star Of The County Down” Matt McGinn to The Admiral in Glasgow on Tuesday 17th November. Tickets can be purchased here.

LAU @ The Queens Hall

The mighty LAU and award winning trio of Martin Green, Kris Drever and Aidan O’Rourke will play to what will be a very full Queens Hall on Saturday 28th November.  Don’t walk for tickets for this one, run for them.

You can purchase your tickets from The Queens Hall Box Office, Tickets Scotland, and Ripping Records

www.thequeenshall.net/whats-on/shows/lau-2015

2016 Shaping up nicely

Posted: January 24, 2016 in News
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If you pop over our Gig Guide you will see next year is shaping up with lots of great shows already.

Year on year our aim is to always bring you the best music we can within our capabilities, and 2016 isn’t going to be any different.

We have shows on sale from Fred Eaglesmith, The Hot Club Of Cowtown, and The John McCusker Band.

We are not finished yet either, we have some exciting announcements to make over the next couple of weeks, so watch this space.

JOSH ROUSE WEBJosh Rouse makes a welcome return to Glasgow in Oran Mor on Wednesday 29th April. Josh returns with a fantastic new album, “The Embers Of Time” out on the 7th April on Yeproc Records.

You can check Josh out here:- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5GhNNFGOdUE

Support for this show will come in the shape of Tim Keegan

The Star Folk Club – we always enjoy bringing you great shows in association with our friends at The Star Folk Club, we have a few shows coming up with them in The Admiral.

Cera Impala plus Bobby Deans

Tuesday 31st March 2015

Cera Impala is a banjo-wielding mama who oozes wild style. Her songs are unique yet feel instantly familiar, and she delivers them with a voice that melts even the hardest of hearts.

Originally from Flagstaff, Arizona, Cera has performed all across the USA and Europe. Cera appears with her husband and fiddler, Dr. Dirk Ronneburg (Southern Tenant Folk Union, Viper Swing).

Ags Connolly plus John McMeekin

Tuesday 14th April 2015

Ags Connolly is a traditional country (or ‘Ameripolitan’) singer-songwriter from Oxfordshire. His debut album ‘How About Now’ was released on Drumfire Records in February 2014 to critical acclaim:

As a live performer, Ags has appeared at events such as the 2013 Country 2 Country Festival at the O2 Arena and the 2014 Southern Fried Festival in Perth. He has also opened for various international artists such as Jimmy LaFave and Fred Eaglesmith.

Annabelle Chvostek plus support

Tuesday 19th May 2015

2013 Juno and Canadian Folk Music Award nominee, singer/songwriter, Annabelle Chvostek is heading for a gig at The Admiral in Glasgow on May 19, 2015.

She is gathering a lot of plaudits for writing protest songs for a new era of activism.

The versatile multi-instrumentalist Toronto-born performer, formerly of The Wailin’ Jennys, has released two solo albums.

Our shows for Kris Drever & Boo Hewerdine in Glasgow on the 24th April and Edinburgh on the 25th April are selling pretty fast, so best to run for your tickets as oppose to walking for them.

We are delighted to announce that the first act confirmed for our Glasgow Americana festival this year is the one and only Tom Russell, on sale now, full details at the festival website www.glasgowamericana.com. Glasgow Americana takes place between the 7th and 11th October 2015.

10th Anniversary Year

Well what a special 10th Anniversary Year – thanks to all who performed, helped behind the scenes and you for buying the tickets.

If you want to help us make it another 10 years, why not become a Friend of The Fallen Angels Club? For a £25 per year annual subscription you can get 15% off all your shows and loads of other benefits.

Membership does have its privileges. For more information please get in touch by email to info@fallenangelsclub.com or you can simply purchase the membership card here.

Sons Of Bill Returning To Glasgow

One of the bands that came to play for us during our special anniversary was The Sons Of Bill. We are delighted that they are coming back to see us next year. They will kick off our 2015 gig campaign with a show in Stereo on Thursday 19th February. You can purchase your tickets here:- Book online

The Handsome Family Glasgow Show

Always a special night when The Handsome Family roll into town. The husband and wife duo of Brett and Rennie Sparks will play St Andrew’ss In The Square on Wednesday 11th March. Always a hot ticket, this can be purchased here Book online, but watch you don’t burn yourself:-)

Glasgow Americana 2015

We are pleased to announce the dates for next year’s Glasgow Americana festival. We can confirm it will take place from Wednesday 7th until Sunday 11th October. We already have some acts confirmed, so please watch this space for an announcement early next year.

Festival website here:- http://www.glasgowamericana.com/

Kris Drever & Boo Hewerdine

The prolific and highly rated Kris Drever and Boo Hewerdine are doubling up on their undoubted talents for two special shows in Glasgow and Edinburgh in April.

The duo are playing gigs together at the CCA in Glasgow on 24th April and 25th April the following evening at The Pleasance Cabaret Bar in the capital.

Tickets for Glasgow can be purchased here, Book online and for Edinburgh here. Book online

LAU Glasgow Show

One of the best live bands on the planet will be returning in 2015 with a brand new album and a tour/ We are delighted to be hosting them in Glasgow on Thursday 11th May. Lau are three highly individual and extremely gifted musicians – Martin Green (accordion and electronics) Aidan O’Rourke (fiddle, fx) and Kris Drever (vocals, guitars). This ticket is sure to be a popular one and can be purchased here. Bookline

Sons Of Bill (2) WEBSons Of Bill plus The Wynntown Marshals

Thursday 19th February 2015

Stereo Glasgow Glasgow
Tickets £13 from Tickets Scotland 0141 204 5151
Doors 7.30pm, 8pm start.

Book online

The highly-rated Sons of Bill make a welcome return visit for a show at Stereo on Thursday, February 19, 2015.

The three brothers at the core of the band hail from Charlottesville, Virginia – their dad is called, Bill, hence their name – are one of those bands that put the rock into country rock.

They have just released their second album, “Love and Logic”, which Rolling Stone magazine praised as “lush and beautiful…a classic roots rock album for the modern age.”

Last time at this venue, they had the place jumping with their potent mix of acoustic ballads and country-edge rockers.

The Marshals will be showcasing some songs from their forthcoming new album.

BEN GLOVER WEBBen Glover & Angel Snow

Friday 6th March 2015

The Admiral Bar Glasgow

Tickets £12 from Tickets Scotland 0141 204 5151 or behind the bar in The Admiral

Doors 7.30pm, 8pm start.

Book online

Irishman and Nashville resident, Ben Glover is always a welcome visitor to Scotland – and he is returning on a double bill with Angel Snow to Glasgow on Friday March 6, for a show at The Admiral in Waterloo Street.

His status is rising as his current album, “Atlantic” got a five-star review from Maverick Magazine while The Telegraph declared it to be among the best 23 albums of 2014.

He has toured and/or performed with the likes of Vince Gill, Buddy Miller, Jim Lauderdale and Mary Gauthier.

ANGEL SNOW WEBAlso on the bill is Angel Show, who hails from Chickamauga in Georgia.

Noted for her subtle guitar playing and excellent lyrics, rising star Angel makes her Scottish debut and will be performing songs from her latest album, “Fortune Tellers”.

She has also written songs for no less a star than Alison Krauss.

Ricky Ross (Another Country – BBC Radio Scotland) likes both of them, saying:

“Two artists who have made some of the most compelling music we’ve played on Another Country this year. Make sure you catch this great double bill.”

HandsomeFamily WEBThe Handsome Family plus Daniel Knox

Wednesday 11th March 2015

St Andrews In The Square Glasgow

Tickets £16 from Tickets Scotland 0141 204 5151

Doors 7.30pm, 8pm start.

Unreserved seating available

Book online

The Handsome Family are set to bring their dark and delightful all-round musical merriment to St Andrews in the Square on Wednesday, March 11, 2015.

The mischievous minstrels – Rennie and Brett Spark – are great favourites in Glasgow with beguiling shows that are playful, and packed with great songs and music about anything from magnets to owls or milk.

Their song, “Far From Any Road” from their 2003 “Singing Bones” album, brought them to a wider audience after its use as the theme tune to the hugely popular TV series True Detective.

Newcomers to the devilish duo now know what long-standing fans have been raving about.

“The Handsome Family – as funny as ****, as sweet as love, and as serious as death” UNCUT

Daniel Knox’s unique baritone with an array of brass, strings, synthesizers, his usual band, and guest contributions from Brett Sparks and Thor Harris.

“An achingly lovely exercise in vintage, chrome-plated, wood-paneled Americana”- UNCUT 8/10