Live at the Star Club June/July 2013

corran raaCorran Raa

4th June   – £8      

A Scottish band, heavily influenced by the traditional music that has
flowed across the North, Atlantic and Irish Seas. Moving melodies,
lush harmonies, soulful vocals and inventive accompaniment. Formed on
a normally uninhabited Hebridean island, Corran Raa have a passionate
interest in their native music. Originating from the length of the
country, from Shetland to London, their intertwined musical paths
eventually converged on Taransay in 2005. The inspiration of those all
night, midsummer, musical sessions led the band to take its name from
a landmark of the islands stunning coastline.

The Admiral , 72A Waterloo Street, Glasgow G2 7DA

Bob Hall & Hilary Blythe

11th June       – £9
Critically acknowledged as Britain’s finest blues and boogie pianist,
Bob Hall’s distinctive and original piano style has influenced
generations of piano players and left a lasting legacy.  He first came
to fame in the rhythm ‘n’ blues explosion of the sixties, as a founder
member of The Groundhogs and later Savoy Brown.  Nowadays, the Bob
Hall Show is pure enjoyment, full of energy and enthusiasm. Much
credit for this must go to Bob’s long-time partner, Hilary Blythe,
whose crystal-clear harmony vocals and rock-steady bass playing
underpin all his performances.  A diminutive dynamo, Hilary’s own
moving treatment of blues and gospel classics are highlights of their

The Admiral , 72A Waterloo Street, Glasgow G2 7DA

MOT_3Munro: O’Callaghan: Titchener

18th June         – £10

Three of Adelaide’s premier folk musicians have banded together to
bring a new talent-filled trio to the acoustic music scene.
John Munro, Mike O’Callaghan and Pete Titchener, all well respected
musicians in their own right, are on a musical journey making a new
sound for themselves. It was internationally successful folk band
Colcannon that brought these musicians together. After 21 years of
harmonies Colcannon put down their instruments only to be picked up
again a short while later by three good friends: Munro, O’Callaghan
and Titchener.

The Admiral , 72A Waterloo Street, Glasgow G2 7DA

Judy Dinning & Kenny Speirs

25th June      – £8

Judy Dinning is a singer/songwriter who performs her own compositions
as well as those of contemporary writers from the USA and UK. Drawing
also from the library of traditional songs of her native North East,
she plays guitar, keyboards, dulcimer and percussion. Her own style is
predominantly English, with her main influences being Sandy Denny,
Maddy Prior and Jacqui McShee; but she acknowledges that the American
singer/songwriters Judy Collins, Joni Mitchell and Joan Baez have also
been a great influence in her musical career. Judy is also a great
admirer of the Irish tradition and the singing of Naimh Parsons and
Mary Black in particular. With Kenny Speirs (guitar).

The Admiral , 72A Waterloo Street, Glasgow G2 7DA

 Dr Mango & The Chickpeas   

2nd July   – £8

Dr Mango & The Chickpeas are an exciting new band based in Glasgow who
have produced their own unique mixture of self penned and traditional
Scottish music, Scots and French song.

The Admiral , 72A Waterloo Street, Glasgow G2 7DA

Live at the Star July 2013
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