THE BATHERS – Glasgow Evening Times interview with Chris Thomson

Here’s the recent interview with Chris Thomson by Ann Fotheringham in the Glasgow Evening Times. Chris talks about The Bathers’ forthcoming concert at FRETS on Friday 17th June in the Strathaven Hotel. https://www.glasgowtimes.co.uk/news/20182462.chris-thomson-music-apollo-new-album-bathers/ We have some cracking forthcoming announcements that we’ll be making exclusively to the FRETS mailing list. If any of your friends areContinue reading “THE BATHERS – Glasgow Evening Times interview with Chris Thomson”

EWAN MACFARLANE – special guest of GUN (acoustic – Jools & Dante).

Ewan MacFarlane came to prominence as the singer in Grim Northern Social, and has recently released his debut album. His concerts have been selling out, so we are delighted to announce Ewan will be making an exclusive solo acoustic performance at FRETS as special guests of GUN (acoustic) on Friday 19th August. We’ll be postingContinue reading “EWAN MACFARLANE – special guest of GUN (acoustic – Jools & Dante).”

COWBOY MOUTH – special guests of The Bathers – Friday 17th June

Grahame Skinner will be performing songs from his Cowboy Mouth repertoire as special guests of The Bathers at FRETS on Friday 17th June. Tickets available at https://www.wegottickets.com/event/541514 Here’s footage of Cowboy Mouth performing the title track of their debut album on Marina Records live on Scottish Television arts program NB.

ARAB STRAP – special guests; Port Sulphur

PORT SULPHUR will be special guests of ARAB STRAP at FRETS on Friday 1st July in the Strathaven Hotel. Here is a video (directed by Grant McPhee) for Kone Trips, which is the first single to be taken from the forthcoming album, Speed Of Life. https://shop.lastnightfromglasgow.com/products/port-sulpher-speed-of-life?_pos=1&_sid=b68456101&_ss=r The Arab Strap concert at FRETS is Sold Out,Continue reading “ARAB STRAP – special guests; Port Sulphur”

ARAB STRAP – 1st July tickets for sale

Some tickets have become available for the Arab Strap concert at FRETS on Friday 1st July. The concert is Sold Out, we are putting this ticket information here first – we’ll put the information on FRETS social media tomorrow. The tickets are being sold at face value, contact the sellers direct and if you agreeContinue reading “ARAB STRAP – 1st July tickets for sale”

THE BATHERS – From Marina With Love – 17th June – SOLD OUT

Thanks again to those of you that have attended FRETS this year for our concerts by Altered Images; The Bluebells; JJ Gilmour; Norman Blake, Bernard Butler & James Grant; King Creosote; Roddy Woomble. Photos and videos of these concerts (taken by Les Hoggan) have been posted to this website. We are very excited about ourContinue reading “THE BATHERS – From Marina With Love – 17th June – SOLD OUT”

RODDY WOOMBLE, with guests Lavinia Blackwall & Docken Leaf – Stage Times

7pm – DOORS. If this is your first FRETS concert, please be aware it is first come first seated. People are usually seated just after doors and live music starts at 7.15. 7.15 – DOCKEN LEAF 8pm – LAVINIA BLACKWALL 9pm – RODDY WOOMBLE There are still tickets available if you’d like to come alongContinue reading “RODDY WOOMBLE, with guests Lavinia Blackwall & Docken Leaf – Stage Times”

KEN McCLUSKEY (The Bluebells/Docken Leaf) – Glasgow Evening Times interview

https://www.glasgowtimes.co.uk/news/trendingacrossscotland/20122514.its-not-x-factor-ken-mccluskey-teaching-music-new-bluebells-album/ Here’s a link to an interview with Ken McCluskey ahead of the live debut at FRETS tomorrow night of Docken Leaf, Ken’s new project with Brian Docherty. He discusses recording new albums with Docken Leaf and The Bluebells in the interview, and how much he enjoys the intimate atmosphere of FRETS and performing atContinue reading “KEN McCLUSKEY (The Bluebells/Docken Leaf) – Glasgow Evening Times interview”