The Bathers / Cowboy Mouth / Sugartown – Fri 17th June – FRETS – The Strathaven Hotel

The Bathers, Cowboy Mouth and Sugartown all had the unusual distinction of being Glasgow based artists signed to a Hamburg independent label, Marina, who have also released albums by The Pale Fountains, Josef K, Roddy Frame, James Kirk, Malcolm Ross, The Pearlfishers, among many others. TICKETS – https://www.wegottickets.com/event/541514

Hungry Beat x Fast Product x Postcard Records x White Rabbit Books

Slightly off piste and more Creeping Bent than FRETS, but this might of interest to some of you. The Hungry Beat book is published by White Rabbit in September, but the deluxe edition (with split 7″ featuring Fire Engines and Josef K) is available for pre-order from independent record shops. Here is a link toContinue reading “Hungry Beat x Fast Product x Postcard Records x White Rabbit Books”

ARAB STRAP – FRETS Fri 1st July – 7 tickets remaining

If you are thinking about getting tickets to the Arab Strap concert at FRETS on Fri 1st July, heads up that there are only 7 tickets left. We’ll wait until the weekend before be inform our social media pages on Twitter and Facebook about the tickets – if you fancy it, get in first! TicketsContinue reading “ARAB STRAP – FRETS Fri 1st July – 7 tickets remaining”

Roddy Woomble, Lavinia Blackwall, Docken Leaf x FRETS / 13th May – the Strathaven Hotel.

This is going to be special. Roddy Woomble’s new album is fantastic, he’ll be performing tracks from it (and his solo and Idlewild catalogue) at FRETS in the company of Andrew Wasylyk. Lavinia Blackwall will be performing with accompaniment by the immeasurably talented Marco Rea. Docken Leaf is a joint endeavour by Ken McCluskey (TheContinue reading “Roddy Woomble, Lavinia Blackwall, Docken Leaf x FRETS / 13th May – the Strathaven Hotel.”

Norman Blake, James Grant & Monica Queen – performance on BBC Television.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/m00156cp/seirm-series-8-episode-4 Thanks to BBC Alba for featuring FRETS: Norman Blake, James Grant & Monica Queen on the music television program, Seirm. 6 songs are performed throughout the show and James is interviewed. Available to watch at the above link.

Bernard, James & Norman – stage times etc for tonight.

Here are the details for the concert tonight at FRETS with Bernard, Norman and James in the Strathaven Hotel. Doors are at 7pm and it’s first come, first seated. We have had a few returns, so if you are interested in coming along here is the Eventbrite ticket link. https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/norman-blake-bernard-butler-james-grant-tickets-264152606557 7.15pm – THE KINGFISHERS 8pmContinue reading “Bernard, James & Norman – stage times etc for tonight.”

Bernard Butler, Norman Blake & James Grant – this Friday 4th March at FRETS.

The next event in the FRETS calandar is Bernard Butler, Norman Blake and James Grant, who appear at the Strathaven Hotel this coming Friday 4th March. Anyone who was lucky enough to see Bernard, Norman and James at the FRETS at Celtic Connections concert in Glasgow (at St. Luke’s and Mackintosh Churches) will know howContinue reading “Bernard Butler, Norman Blake & James Grant – this Friday 4th March at FRETS.”

J.J.Gilmour / The Strathaven Performers Festival – The Daily Record

https://www.dailyrecord.co.uk/in-your-area/lanarkshire/jj-gilmour-headline-strathavens-inaugural-26317656 Nice article in the Daily Record today about JJ Gilmour headlining the inaugural Strathaven Performers Festival this Saturday at the Strathaven Hotel. Tickets – https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/jj-gilmour-acoustic-concert-tickets-121761703533?aff=ebdssbdestsearch