We are always delighted to showcase local talent as part of our 5-day Americana extravaganza.
Glasgow-based Starry Skies will play one of the Saturday night slots in The CCA on Sauchiehall Street.
This show is the album launch party for the new album, ‘Be Kind’ from the Starry Skies, who play a unique form of pop Americana, rollicking garage rock and tender balladry featuring the voice and songs of Warren McIntyre, a Glasgow-based singer/songwriter. Tickets are now on sale from Ticketweb and Tickets Scotland.
You can book online here.
Hailed by Rolling Stone for his exhilarating brand of “folk music raised on New Jersey grit,” acclaimed American songwriter Anthony D’Amato has just confirmed he will be playing Glasgow Americana in October at The Glad Café on the 5th.
Anthony has impressed on previous visits to Glasgow with opening slots for Ricky Ross, Gretchen Peters, and Israel Nash.
Opening up the show will be Mabel & Huck an Americana duo from Glasgow, Scotland who are making a name for themselves by putting a modern spin on old-time Folk, Bluegrass & Country music; honing in on tight-knit harmonies and relentless pickin’.
Bennett Wilson Poole Saturday Slot
We are delighted to have this exciting new band play one of the Saturday night slots during Glasgow Americana.
Danny Wilson (Danny and the Champions of the World, Grand Drive) and Robin Bennett (The Dreaming Spires, Goldrush, Saint Etienne) join forces with Tony Poole (Starry Eyed and Laughing), producer extraordinaire and king of the electric twelve-string Rickenbacker to form Bennett Wilson Poole, whose debut album has been on the receiving end of almost ubiquitous high praise.
“instant classics… hints of Willie and Levon” Bud Scoppa, Uncut
“a jangly, joyful set that harks back to the harmony-filled past” Express ★★★★★
“epic, magical” Ralph McLean, BBC
We are delighted to announce some of the first acts confirmed for Glasgow Americana 2018.
Our 5-day Americana extravaganza will take place between the 3rd-7th October 2018.
First headline acts confirmed are UK Americana Artist Of The Year, Emily Barker who will play Oran Mor on the Thursday night on the 4th October 2018.
Nathan Bell ended 2017 on another high after being voted Male Performer of the Year in the Readers’ Poll at the influential AmericanaUK website. We are delighted he has signed up for the matinee show in The CCA on the final day on the 7th October.
Native Texan Kimmie Rhodes will bring the curtain down on Glasgow Americana 2018 with a show in the CCA on Sunday the 7th October.