• Arab Strap - Philophobia - Vinyl Reissue - 6th December 2019

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Live Shows

Date Artist City Venue Country
21/12/19 Emma Pollock Glasgow The Glad Café United Kingdom
Time: 7:30pm. Admission: £15.40. Address: 1006a Pollokshaws Road, Shawlands, G41 2HG. Venue phone: 0141 636 6119. **SOLD OUT** It’s been a while since Emma played her home town so she’s delighted to be playing a favourite local venue only a few streets away from where she lives. This will be a pretty special gig with a new trio that she’s currently playing with, made up of long term musical aide Graeme Smillie on keys and bass but with the new addition of the spectacular Pete Harvey on cello. They plan to play some brand new songs in advance the recording of a new solo album plus some old songs with refreshed arrangements. The fabulous Martha Ffion will support. Buy Tickets
29/01/20 ‘Return to Y’Hup’: The World of Ivor Cutler (Citizen Bravo, Raymond MacDonald & Friends) Glasgow Glasgow Royal Concert Hall United Kingdom
Time: 7:30pm. Admission: £26.70. Address: Buchanan Galleries, 2 Sauchiehall Street, G2 3NY. Venue phone: 0141 353 8000. The late Scottish humorist, poet, philosopher and surrealist Ivor Cutler’s enduring legacy is celebrated once again in this crème-de-la-crème gathering of Scottish indie, folk, rock and pop talent, launching a new album tribute Return to Y’Hup, jointly masterminded by saxophonist/composer Raymond MacDonald (Glasgow Improvisers Orchestra), Matt Brennan (Citizen Bravo), Malcolm Benzie (eagleowl) and Andy Monaghan (Frightened Rabbit). As introduced on Cutler’s 1959 debut recording, Y’Hup is an imaginary lush, fertile island where its creator claimed citizenship, repopulated here by a host of brilliant Scottish artists including: Rick Anthony (Phantom Band/Rick Redbeard), Belle and Sebastian’s Stuart Murdoch, Kris Drever, Karine Polwart, ex-Delgado Emma Pollock, Mogwai’s Stuart Braithwaite, James Yorkston, Adam Stafford, Duglas Stewart (BMX Bandits), Suse Bear (Tuff Love), avant-pop singer and multi-instrumentalist Kapil Seshasayee, Chris Thomson (The Bathers), Heather Leigh, Sarah Hayes (Admiral Fallow/You Tell Me) and ex-Maple Leaves singer Anna Miles. As well as reworking Ivor Cutler of Y’Hup in its entirety, material includes other related early compositions, alongside favourites from Cutler’s later catalogue. Buy Tickets
15/02/20 Sound of Yell Glasgow CCA Glasgow United Kingdom
Time: 8:00pm. Admission: £10.50. Address: 350 Sauchiehall St, G2 3JD. Venue phone: 0141 352 4900. ‘Leapling’ album launch with support from Sensory Illusions & Aidan Moffat DJ. Buy Tickets

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