Frets Guitar Lessons – starting in Strathaven from 17th Jan 2022

Here is some information that may be of interest to people living in Strathaven and surrounding towns. Frets Creative has new openings for guitar lessons from Monday 17th January at their bespoke Frets Creative premises in Barn Street Mews in the centre of Strathaven. The professional standards at Frets Guitar Lessons are resulting in highContinue reading “Frets Guitar Lessons – starting in Strathaven from 17th Jan 2022”

B.BUTLER/N.BLAKE/J.GRANT – second concert added to FRETS x Celtic Connections

FRETS CONCERTS can confirm a second night has been added to our collaboration with Celtic Connections (our first concert at Glasgow St Luke’s sold out very quickly). Tickets available here, they will sell quickly – https://www.celticconnections.com/event/4/frets-norman-blake-bernard-butler-james-grant-and-monica-queen Bernard Butler, Norman Blake and James Grant will be performing a unique concert as a trio at the MackintoshContinue reading “B.BUTLER/N.BLAKE/J.GRANT – second concert added to FRETS x Celtic Connections”

J.J. GILMOUR at FRETS – Sat 26th Feb 2022

J.J. GILMOUR – a big thank you to everyone who attended a FRETS acoustic concert since we started back with The Bluebells in early Sept. J.J. Gilmour is one of the best live performers in the country, he’s performing at FRETS on Sat 26th Feb, here is the ticket link https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/jj-gilmour-acoustic-concert-at-frets-on-saturday-26th-feb-2022-tickets-121761703533 Jinky is a muchContinue reading “J.J. GILMOUR at FRETS – Sat 26th Feb 2022”

HIPSWAY – concerts & ticket details re FRETS 26th/27th NOV

If you are attending FRETS for the first time to see Hipsway this weekend (Fri 26th / Sat 27th), here are how things are laid out at the Strathaven Hotel. Doors are at 7pm, there is usually a queue as it’s first come first seated (it’s an all-seated acoustic concert). The live music starts justContinue reading “HIPSWAY – concerts & ticket details re FRETS 26th/27th NOV”

HIPSWAY – tickets available for Fri 26th & Sat 27th Nov

Some people have been in touch to sell their tickets as they cannot attend these previously rescheduled dates. If you are interested in buying Hipsway tickets for their acoustic concerts in the Strathaven Hotel this weekend, please email the sellers below directly. FRI 26th NOV : Douglashartley508 andyharrold@me.com gerardsmith@icloud.com @paddykthedj (via Twitter) SAT 27th :Continue reading “HIPSWAY – tickets available for Fri 26th & Sat 27th Nov”

FRETS at Celtic Connections – only a few tickets left for Bernard Butler, Norman Blake & James Grant

BERNARD BUTLER Bernard Butler came to prominence in Suede and his guitar and writing were defining features in the success of their first couple of albums. Thereafter he continued with further success with vocalist David McAlmont under the name McAlmont & Butler. Bernard followed this with success as a solo artist signed to Creation Records,Continue reading “FRETS at Celtic Connections – only a few tickets left for Bernard Butler, Norman Blake & James Grant”

THE DAILY RECORD x FRETS / final tickets released for FRETS at Celtic Connections with Bernard Butler, Norman Blake and James Grant.

The Daily Record covered the Tim Burgess concerts at FRETS, focussing on the major event in Scotland this week…. not COP26, but Tim going for a vegan curry to 13 Barn Street! The article is at the link below, plus there’s a clip of Tim performing the Charlatans’ classic, ‘The Only One I Know’. LotsContinue reading “THE DAILY RECORD x FRETS / final tickets released for FRETS at Celtic Connections with Bernard Butler, Norman Blake and James Grant.”

TIM BURGESS / FRETS at CELTIC CONNECTIONS /

Thanks to everyone who attended the sold out Tim Burgess concerts, which were two nights of magic in the Strathaven Hotel. Tim performed in cahoots with Charlatans’ guitarist Mark Collins, Duglas T. Stewart, and the Pearlfishers’ David Scott and Stuart Kidd (left to right – Stu, Mark, Tim, David, Duglas). Apart from performing material fromContinue reading “TIM BURGESS / FRETS at CELTIC CONNECTIONS /”