Friday, June 23, 2006
No longer new from Nashville!
Former Epic artist Jon Randall and former Columbia artist Jessi Alexander, who both visited Glasgow in 2005, are the latest victims of the merger between Sony & BMG. The artists, who are a couple, had been working on a duets album together.
They join this years New From Nashville artist Jace Everett, who has lost his deal, as has other new artists, Susan Haynes, Brice Long and Jamey Johnson.
Jon Randell will be back in Scotland on August 4th, supporting Emmylou Harris at The Glasgow Royal Concert Hall.
Whats On in July
Elsewhere, Glasgow plays host to a number of big names in the next few weeks. You can catch The Crooked Jades at The Arches (July 9th), Guy Clark at The Arches (July 24th), Nanci Griffith & The Del McCoury Band at the ABC (July 25th)and Dwight Yoakam at the ABC(July 26th).
Tuesday, June 13, 2006
Scottish Bluegrass Calender
The Patriots have been recognized as one of the top traditional bands in bluegrass, and they're coming to Linlithgow on Wednesday 19th July. The venue is The Queen Margaret Hall,Blackness Road. Tickets available by calling 01259 214908.
Then. for the Scottish Bluegrass Association's 20th Bluegrass Festival, held in the small Perthshire village of Guildtown over the weekend of Aug 11,12& 13th. This year's event features top American & European bands...... Red & Murphy & Co,(USA) Two Stringers, (USA) Prof. David Leinweber (USA), Deep River Band (England), Redwing (Scotland), Goldrush(Scotland).
Thomas Maguire CDs to be won
Thomas & Fhiona's new singles are currently available for free download from the site!
At the Tipperary Mid West Radio Awards Thomas & Fhiona picked up an award for best duet for "Promised To John".
Thursday, June 01, 2006
Bein Inn gigs
The venue also welcome back Heather Myles October 16/17th.
Sid Griffen & The Coal Porters head for the Perthshire village on Friday June 23rd, whilst coming in on July 26th & 27th are Burritto Deluxe, currently making a lot of noise with their "Midnight At A Red Light" UK radio single.
Tickets available from the Bein Inn Tel. 01577 830216 or Goldrush Records in Perth
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