Darren McGarvey will be performing a music and spoken word set at the Strathaven Hotel on Friday 16th June. Tickets at this link: https://www.wegottickets.com/event/579569 Many of you will be familiar with Darren through his two successful books (Poverty Safari & The Social Distance Between Us) and his television appearances on political /social commentary programs .Continue reading “Darren McGarvey at the Strathaven Hotel/FRETS on Fri 16th June”
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We Could Send Letters x Glasgow Royal Concert Hall x Aye Write Glasgow Book Festival.
The first We Could Send Letters event takes place tomorrow night at the Glasgow Royal Concert Hall, tickets and details at this link: https://www.glasgowlife.org.uk/event/1/bob-last-malcolm-ross-and-douglas-macintyre-we-could-send-letters It features Bob Last talking about his Fast Product record label (The Mekons, The Human League, Gang of Four, The Scars, Joy Division, Fire Engines etc) and his artwork/production. Malcolm RossContinue reading “We Could Send Letters x Glasgow Royal Concert Hall x Aye Write Glasgow Book Festival.”
Hungry Beat / Bob Last / Aye Write (Glasgow Book Festival) / Sat 27th May in the Royal Concert Hall.
https://www.theguardian.com/music/musicblog/2016/feb/09/cult-heroes-bob-last-subversive-scottish-post-punk-label-creator We Could Send Letters #1 takes place this Saturday 27th May at Glasgow’s book festival, Aye Write. It will focus on the Hungry Beat book about the seminal Scottish independent labels Fast Product (The Mekons/ The Human League/ Gang of Four/ Scars/ Fire Engines etc) and Postcard Records (Orange Juice/ Josef K/ The Go-Betweens/Continue reading “Hungry Beat / Bob Last / Aye Write (Glasgow Book Festival) / Sat 27th May in the Royal Concert Hall.”
Richard Jobson & Martin Metcalfe at FRETS, 6th Oct, on sale NOW!
Tickets for this concert are now on sale at this link: https://www.wegottickets.com/event/581824 RICHARD JOBSON & MARTIN METCALFERICHARD JOBSON came to prominence as vocalist with Scottish punk group Skids, garnering plaudits as a unique lyricist through the period. The group developed their sound and released ctritical and commercially successful hit singles and albums. Recorded in 2022,Continue reading “Richard Jobson & Martin Metcalfe at FRETS, 6th Oct, on sale NOW!”
FRETS May – Nov 2023
HORSE – Photo credit: Kris Kesiak MAY: Tomorrow night (Fri 19th May) we have Horse in concert, with support by Kirsten Adamson and Emma Dunlop. Doors are 7pm, it’s going to be a special night, tickets at this link: https://www.wegottickets.com/event/575709 There aren’t many tickets left. JUNE: FRETS presents a new music/literature event at the StrathavenContinue reading “FRETS May – Nov 2023”
THE KINGFISHERS – LP released on Fri 19th
The Kingfishers LP – Reflections in a Silver Sound – is released on Friday. If you fancy the vinyl, any pre-order purchases from Last Night From Glasgow from this link – https://shop.lastnightfromglasgow.com/products/the-kingfishers-reflections-in-a-silver-sound-1?_pos=1&_sid=f2fe5264b&_ss=r prior to Friday go towards the chart position. The Kingfishers will be performing at FRETS later in the year, to follow earlier performancesContinue reading “THE KINGFISHERS – LP released on Fri 19th”
HORSE – article in the Glasgow Times
https://www.glasgowtimes.co.uk/news/23517698.im-getting-rid-past-glasgow-singer-horse-new-tour/ Here’s a great article about Horse in the Glasgow Times, written by Ann Fotheringham. Horse is playing the Strathaven Hotel this Friday 19th May, tickets at this link: https://www.wegottickets.com/event/575709 Doors are at 7pm, with special guest Emma Dunlop on stage soon afterwards followed shortly afterwards by Kirsten Adamson.
We Could Send Letters – music/literature/performance – Darren McGarvey / Fri 16th June
TICKETS https://www.wegottickets.com/event/579569 WE COULD SEND LETTERS Fri 16th June, FRETS/ The Strathaven Hotel Darren McGarveyBecci WallaceRaymond MacDonald David Scott We are excited to announce we are starting a new venture to complement our FRETS concerts. We Could Send Letters is a new program that features live music and interviews with the musicians/authors who are performing.Continue reading “We Could Send Letters – music/literature/performance – Darren McGarvey / Fri 16th June”
Next FRETS – Friday 19th May (Horse, Kirsten Adamson, Emma Dunlop)
TICKETS ON SALE AT THIS LINK: https://www.wegottickets.com/event/575709 May is here already and our FRETS presentation on Friday 19th May features a headline set by HORSE. Special guest is Kirsten Adamson, with Emma Dunlop opening the evening. Doors are at 7pm, if you’ve never attended FRETS before, seats are allocated on a first come first seatedContinue reading “Next FRETS – Friday 19th May (Horse, Kirsten Adamson, Emma Dunlop)”
The Kingfishers – Reflections In A Silver Sound
The Kingfishers’ debut album, Reflections In A Silver Sound, is released on 19th May. You can buy it NOW from Last Night From Glasgow at this link: https://shop.lastnightfromglasgow.com/products/the-kingfishers-reflections-in-a-silver-sound-1 Here is the ballad of the Kingfishers, the story of an album that was planned for release 40 years ago. If your interest is piqued, read on…Continue reading “The Kingfishers – Reflections In A Silver Sound”