Posts Tagged ‘glasgow’


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

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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

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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.

An Evening with LAU
Last tickets remaining for the Lau show at The Queens Hall in Edinburgh on Saturday 3rd December – best get your skates on if you want to see this marvellous live band. Tickets available from The Queens Hall:-  Book online

Stellar Line Up For 2017
We are delighted to announce some fantastic shows for 2017: Chuck Prophet, Alejandro Escovedo, Tim O’Brien and Kris Drever will all be dropping by The Fallen Angels Club next year. Head on over to the gig guide for more details.

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Erin Rae

Erin Rae is receiving a lot of good attention on her first UK tour happening right now. We are delighted that she will be in Glasgow next month on the 9th November in The CCA with Cale Tyson.

Have a listen and see what all the fuss is about here:-

Glasgow Americana 2017 Dates Announced
Thank you to all of you who helped make our 10th Anniversary for Glasgow Americana a great success. Shall we do it again next year? The dates for Glasgow Americana 2017 will be the 4th-8th October 2017.

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.

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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:-

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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.

 

 

 

 

 

Diana Jones Back In Glasgow
We always love welcoming old friends back in Glasgow, we can’t wait to see Diana Jones play for us on Tuesday 12th April in The CCA. Diana is touring in support of her new live album, “The Museum of Appalachia Recordings”. Local lad Daniel Meade opens up the show. Tickets from the CCA Box Office 0141 352 4900 or Book Online

Outlaw Set For Glasgow Debut
Remember the name Sam Outlaw, Sam makes his Glasgow debut on Thursday 14th April in The Admiral Bar. Did anybody see him perform on the Andrew Marr show on Sunday? Tickets for this are sure to go fast, so we advise you run for your tickets as oppose to walking. Tickets available from Tickets Scotland 0141 2015 5151 or  Book Online

Roseanne Reid
Opening up for Sam will be a fantastic young singer song writer, Roseanne Reid from Edinburgh who has been championed by Steve Earle. Have a listen to Roseanne here:-

McCusker Celebrating 25 Years
John McCusker has been a stalwart of the Scottish Folk scene for 25 years now, we are delighted that John has chosen Glasgow and the Fallen Angels Club as the place to kick off his 25th Anniversary Tour. John’s band for this special occasion will feature, Andy Cutting, Adam Holmes, Innes White & Toby Shaer with Special Guest Heidi Talbot. Book Online

Alvin Brothers Making Up For Lost Time
Dave Alvin & Phil Alvin played The Art School during our 10th Anniversary Year in 2014, and what a show it was, some of our regulars still talk about it. Dave Alvin & Phil Alvin & The Guilty Ones play The Art School again on Tuesday 19th April, tickets from Tickets Scotland 0141 204 5151 or Book Online