Glasgow Americana 2010 Dates

The full line-up, which runs from October 6 to 10, is:

OPENING NIGHT

Eilen Jewell
plus The Southern Tenant Folk Union

When -Wednesday 6th October  2010

Where- ABC 300 Sauchiehall Street Glasgow G2 3JA

Door Time-7.00pm

Show Starts- 7.45pm

Tickets £12 0844 477 2000

Eilen Jewell, who is a rising star in a new generation of roots musicians, made her Scottish debut in Glasgow last October and sparked off glowing reviews. She has a folk base but is equally at home with the blues, rockabilly and even garage rock.

Opening up the show and kicking off Glasgow Americana 2010 will be Southern Tenant Folk Union, the most highly acclaimed folk/bluegrass band in the UK today, Union have just released their third album ‘The New Farming Scene’.

“Authentically Americana in the Gillian Welch tradition,” one critic has said.

Brian Houston & Yvonne Lyon

When -Wednesday 6th October  2010

Where- Bar Brel Ashton Lane Glasgow G12 8SJ

Door Time-7.30pm

Show Starts- 8.00pm

Tickets £8 0141 342 4966

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Girly Man
plus The Porch Song Anthology

When -Thursday 7th October  2010

Where- Stereo 20 Renfield Lane Glasgow G2 5AR

Door Time-7.30pm

Show Starts- 8.00pm

Girlyman, who have never toured in the UK before, clocked up a biggest selling album accolade on CD Baby recently with current release “Everything’s Easy.” The Independent Music Award winners have enlisted JJ Jones, formerly drummer with Po’Girl, who played the festival last year, for their visit.

The Porch Song Anthology are a Scots-Irish country-folk four-piece formed from the ashes of 1990s post-rockers Telstar Ponies. Their debut album, Spell of the Trembling Earth, is a tender tribute to their favourite lovers, losers, drunkards and thieves.

Tickets £10 0141 204 5151 (Tickets Scotland)

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Roddy Hart plus support

When – Friday 8th October  2010

Where- CCA 350 Sauchiehall Street Glasgow G2 3JA

Door Time-8.00pm

Show Starts- 8.30pm

Tickets £8 0141 352 4900

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Described as “one of Scotland’s best kept secrets”, Glaswegian singer/songwriter Roddy Hart promises to shake off the tag with the release of his second studio album Sign Language on Vertical Records. Inviting comparisons with greats such as Bruce Springsteen, Elvis Costello, Bob Dylan and Tom Petty, Hart has established himself as an artist in the classic mould, and is gaining a growing reputation for his live shows.

Frazey Ford (from The Begood Tanyas)
plus support

When –Saturday 9th October  2010
EARLY SHOW

Where- CCA 350 Sauchiehall Street Glasgow G2 3JD

Door Time-4.30pm

Show Starts- 5.00pm

Tickets £12 0141 352 4900

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Frazey Ford, well known as one third of Canadian all-girl band, The Be Good Tanyas is a welcome addition to the line-up. She has a solo album “Obadiah” due for release next month. On the night, Frazey will be joined by Trish Klein – banjo, electric guitar and vocals; John Raham – drums, both from The Be Good Tanyas  plus Darren Paris on electric bass.

Tift Merritt
plus Ben Glover

When –Saturday 9th October  2010
EVENING SHOW

Where- CCA 350 Sauchiehall Street Glasgow G2 3JD

Door Time-8.00pm

Show Starts- 8.30pm

Tickets £13 0141 352 4900

Tift Merritt has a growing fan base that admires the intimate story telling in her songs and her June 1 release “See You On The Moon” was included in Paste magazine’s 25 most eagerly anticipated albums of the summer.

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Gurf Morlix

When –Sunday 10th October  2010
AFTERNOON SHOW

Where- Bar Brel Ashton Lane Glasgow G12 8SJ

Door Time-3.00

Show Starts- 3.30pm

Tickets £10

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Gurf Morlix, the Americana Music Association’s Instrumentalist of the Year for 2009, is a top-drawer songwriter and solo artiste while the likes of Lucinda Williams, Ray Wylie Hubbard and Mary Gauthier have all benefited from his expertise as producer.

Woodenbox With A Fistful Of Fivers

plus Adriana Spina

When – Sunday 10th October  2010
Evening show

Where- Stereo 20 Renfield Lane Glasgow G2 5AR

Door Time-7.30pm

Show Starts- 8.00pm
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Folk, country, full-on anthems, glorious harmonies – Woodenbox With A Fistful of Fivers don’t stint on their musical repertoire. The “Home And The Wild Hunt” CD was recorded at Stow College and released on its acclaimed in-house record label Electric Honey. Support comes in the form of Adriana Spina.

Kevin Welch & Alana Levandowski

When – Sunday, October 10
Evening show

Where- The Recital Rooms City Halls Candleriggs Glasgow G1 1NQ

Door Time-7.30pm,

Show Starts- 8.00pm

£11

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Log cabin dweller from  Texas , Kevin Welch, whose latest CD “A Patch Of Blue Sky,” is highly rated, pipped only by the likes of Steve Earle, Robert Plant/Alison Krauss to top music awards in recent years. Canadian roots singer Alana Levandovski will open up the show.

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