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Rod Picott Thursday Headline Slot

We are not sure how it took us 13 festivals before we managed to get the great Rod Picott to play Glasgow Americana, but we have managed it now.

Rod plays on Thursday the 2nd October in The Admiral Bar, in association with our friends at Sounds In The Suburbs.

Tickets from Tickets Scotland & Ticketweb

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Opening Night Rachel Sermanni


Rachel Sermanni
is always a popular visitor to Glasgow, so we can’t wait to have her open up our 13th annual festival on the 2nd October in St Andrew’s In The Square.

Rachel will be joined by a special guest in the shape of Canadian Juno Award Winner Rose Cousins.

Tickets from Tickets Scotland & Ticketweb

 


Sam Outlaw To Close 2019 Festival

We are delighted to announce that the great Sam Outlaw has signed up to close our 2019 festival.

Sam put on a storming show to close our 2016 festival, so we are super excited to have him on board this year.

After making his debut at The Grand Ole Opry on the 3rd May, Sam has also just released a new EP “Hat Acts” to coincide with The Opry debut.

Nashville singer song writer Lydia Luce will open up the show.

Tickets on sale now from Tickets Scotland, Ticketweb, and The Glee Club


Glasgow Americana 2019

 

We are delighted to confirm our dates for our 2019 Americana extravaganza. Please watch this space for details on the first acts confirmed for this year.

 

 

 


Thanks

We would like to thank all who attended concerts during our Glasgow Americana Festival at the start of the month.

Our 10 gig Americana extravaganza took place at various venues over a 5 day period from the 3rd to 7th October and was a fantastic run of shows.

Artists from various parts came to play for us, they came from New York, Texas, Iowa, Tennessee, Australia via Stroud, England and various parts of Scotland.

Please check out this nice write up by Carol Clugston in No Depression and also have a look at Carol’s photography page with her top class photos from various concerts during the festival.

Also, please see a nice summing up of the festival from Blabber’n’Smoke in Americana UK.


Venue Change- Starry Skies Album Launch

As The CCA remains closed, we have had to move our Starry Skies Album Launch to Oran Mor

The Starry Skies Album Launch plus special guest Woody Pines

Saturday 6th October 2018

Doors 7pm, 7.45pm start

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Venue Change- Nathan Bell & Kimmie Rhodes

Unfortunately due to The CCA remaining closed we have had to move our Sunday shows to the stunning surrounding of St Andrew’s In The Square

Please see information below and all original tickets still valid.

Nathan Bell plus Lynnie Carson

Matinee Show

Sunday 7th October 2018

St Andrew’s In The Square Glasgow

Doors 3.30pm, 4pm start.

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Evening Finale Show

Kimmie Rhodes plus Yvonne Lyon

Sunday 7th October 2018

St Andrew’s In The Square Glasgow

Doors 7.30pm, 8pm start

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Martha L Healy Album Launch Sold Out

Our Saturday matinee show in The Glad Café with the wonderful Martha L Healy is now totally sold out.

Apologies to any of you who couldn’t get a ticket.

You have another chance to see Martha during the festival when she opens up for Emily Barker in Oran Mor on the Thursday (4th October) during the festival.


Festival Brochure

Keep your eyes peeled for our festival brochure around town.

You can pick up a copy at Tickets Scotland on Argyle Street and all our festival venues.

We would like to thank all our brochure sponsors for taking out adverts to help with the cost of producing the brochure.

Some of our sponsors include Americana UK, Yeproc Records, The CCA, The Admiral Bar, Oran Mor, The Glad Café, The Americana Asssociation UK plus lots more.


Lynnie Carson To Open Up For Nathan Bell

Local acts have always played a big part in Glasgow Americana festivals over the years.

We are delighted to have the wonderful Lynnie Carson open up for Nathan Bell on the Sunday matinee show in The CCA on Sunday 7th October.

Tickets available Tickets Scotland and Ticketweb.