At the Frets Concerts gig on April 21st, featuring The Kingfishers, John Douglas and James Yorkston, Vic Galloway interviewed Douglas MacIntyre about the ‘Hungry Beat’ book and Craig MacAllister, Stephanie Gibson and John Douglas about the book ‘The Perfect Reminder’, all about the recording of the Trash Can Sinatras album ‘I’ve Seen Everything’. Les HogganContinue reading “Frets Concerts on Avondale Radio”
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HUNGRY BEAT at AYE WRITE (Glasgow Literature Festival) Sat 27th May – Bob Last (Fast Product), Malcolm Ross (Josef K), Douglas MacIntyre (Hungry Beat) and Nicola Meighan (BBC Radio Scotland).
WE COULD SEND LETTERS – Glasgow Royal Concert Hall TICKETS: https://www.glasgowlife.org.uk/event/1/bob-last-malcolm-ross-and-douglas-macintyre-we-could-send-letters Event includes a live performance – Douglas McIntyre, Malcolm Ross and Campbell Owens (plus guest vocalists – to be announced) Douglas MacIntyre’s Hungry Beat: The Scottish Independent Pop Underground Movement 1977-84 is a definitive oral history of record labels Fast Product in Edinburgh (1977)Continue reading “HUNGRY BEAT at AYE WRITE (Glasgow Literature Festival) Sat 27th May – Bob Last (Fast Product), Malcolm Ross (Josef K), Douglas MacIntyre (Hungry Beat) and Nicola Meighan (BBC Radio Scotland).”
THE SCARS / PORT SULPHUR at Mono on Sat 6th May.
FRETS is beyond excited to announce The Scars featuring Tam Dean Burn and Port Sulphur will both be in concert at Mono, Glasgow, on Saturday 6th May – tickets are only available from this WeGotTickets link: https://www.wegottickets.com/event/580623 The concert was originally scheduled to take place in the CCA but will now take place in Mono,Continue reading “THE SCARS / PORT SULPHUR at Mono on Sat 6th May.”
Emma Dunlop – special guest of Horse at FRETS on Fri 19th May.
Emma Dunlop will be the opening artist when Horse performs an acoustic concert at the Strathaven Hotel on Fri 19th May. Tickets are selling fast and can only be purchased at this WeGotTickets link: https://www.wegottickets.com/event/575709
Darren McGarvey x FRETS x Fri 16th June x The Strathaven Hotel
Darren McGarvey will be performing a set of spoken word and music/rhetoric at FRETS on Friday 16th June in the Strathaven Hotel. Anyone who has read any of Darren’s books will understand how powerful he is as an articulate and erudite commentator. Support comes from Becci Wallace and Raymond Macdonald. Tickets are on sale nowContinue reading “Darren McGarvey x FRETS x Fri 16th June x The Strathaven Hotel”
John Douglas / Trashcan Sinatras / The Perfect Reminder / Fri 21st April
BBC Radio Scotland presenter Vic Galloway will be interviewing Craig McAllister and Stephanie Gibson about their Trashcan Sinatras’ book, The Perfect Reminder, at FRETS this Friday 21st April at the Strathaven Hotel. This will be followed by an acoustic set by Trashcan Sinatras’ John Douglas. Tickets: https://www.wegottickets.com/event/572019 The Perfect Reminder is a hardback 350+ pageContinue reading “John Douglas / Trashcan Sinatras / The Perfect Reminder / Fri 21st April”
FRETS – April edition this Friday 21st.
FRETS presents James Yorkston in concert this Friday 21st April at the Strathaven Hotel. James recently had a number 1 album (The Great White Sea Eagle) with his collaboration with Cardigans vocalist Nina Persson. Special guest is Trashcan Sinatras’ guitarist John Douglas, who’ll be playing a set of songs by his group. The Kingfishers willContinue reading “FRETS – April edition this Friday 21st.”
The Kingfishers support James Yorkston – FRETS / 21st April
The Kingfishers will be opening proceedings when James Yorkston appears in concert at FRETS on 21st April in the Strathaven Hotel. BBC Radio Scotland presenter Vic Galloway is compere for the evening and will start the night just after at doors at 7pm with an interview with Douglas MacIntyre about his Hungry Beat book coveringContinue reading “The Kingfishers support James Yorkston – FRETS / 21st April”
JAMES YORKSTON interview/ feature about his forthcoming FRETS performance in the Glasgow Evening Times.
Here’s an article/interview with James Yorkston in the Glasgow Evening Times about his forthcoming concert at FRETS on 21st April in the Strathaven Hotel / tickets: https://www.wegottickets.com/event/572019 SCOTTISH singer-songwriter James Yorkston is heading for Germany, Sweden, Norway, Spain – and Strathaven. The small Lanarkshire town has made it on to the acclaimed musician’s European tour,Continue reading “JAMES YORKSTON interview/ feature about his forthcoming FRETS performance in the Glasgow Evening Times.”
Vic Galloway – FRETS – 21st April
TICKETS: https://www.wegottickets.com/event/57201 We are excited to have BBC Radio Scotland presenter Vic Galloway participating in FRETS on 21st April with James Yorkston headlining. Vic has been the voice of independent/alternative music on BBC Radio Scotland on his weekly program, which has featured hundreds of live sessions (here’s a link to a Port Sulphur session https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p06zf0bs/p06zf08vContinue reading “Vic Galloway – FRETS – 21st April”