Glasgow, Unesco City of Music, is unsurpassed for its abundance of concerts, gigs and festivals. Music of every type on offer throughout the city every night of the week. From major international stars to talented local musicians, Glasgow is heaving with music and you’re bound to find a gig that you will love including Blues, Jazz, Americana, Folk, Traditional Scottish Music and Pop.
Friday 28th February 2014
St Andrew’s In The Square Glasgow G1 5PP
Tickets £14 from 0141 204 5151
Anaïs Mitchell is an American singer-songwriter and musician who has won herself the title: “Queen of modern folk music.”
Her new album, her fourth, “Child Ballads” – recorded with friend and collaborator, Jefferson Hamer – has been nominated for two awards in the BBC2 Radio Folk Awards 2014, for Best Album and Best Traditional song.
And fRoots magazine has shortlisted her for the Album of the Year award with the winner due to be announced this week (December 6).
Sunday 9th March 2014
Stereo Glasgow G2 6PH Tickets £12/£9 Early Bird until 30th November 2013
From 0141 204 5151
The highly-rated Sons of Bill are booked to play a Fallen Angels Club show at Stereo on March 9, 2014, with The Wynntown Marshals.
From Charlottesville, Virginia, three brothers are at the heart of this five-piece whose third album, Sirens, has gathered glowing reviews with some observers saying they put the rock into country rock. Released earlier this year, the album debuted at No 12 on Billboard among new artistes.
Their live shows mix acoustic ballads and sweaty stage dives and they have shared the stage with bands ranging from My Morning Jacket to the Drive-By Truckers and they have also played coveted slots at Bonnaroo, ACL Fest and SXSW.
Sunny Govan Community Radio 103.5FM – Broadcasting over Greater Glasgow sunnygovanradio.com
Sunny Govan radio is a community station which means that local people
can say something about where they live. It gives an airing to views from local community groups and helps get their message across. The station is run and managed by volunteers although some precarious funding has been gained allowing some paid staff to be employed.