The opening night celebrates the work of one of the most revered Texan singer/songwriters, Townes Van Zandt. The Late Great Townes Van Zandt Tribute features artists including; Rachel Sermanni, Jefferson Hamer, Davie Scott, Roseanne Reid and Jonas and Jane.
Bob Dylan described Townes’ song, Pancho and Lefty, as one of the best ever written and countless Americana acts cite Townes as a major influence.
The Late Great Townes Van Zandt Tribute is at Drygate Glasgow on October 4
7.30pm, 8pm start Tickets £15 from Tickets Scotland 0141 204 5151 or book online.
Rated by many as one of Texas’ finest songwriters, with comparisons to Woody Guthrie and other craftsmen, Slaid has proved time and again that he is a deft songwriter with flowing lyrical qualities and a great ear for a memorable melody.
Founding member of legendary band, The Jayhawks,Mark Olson, plus Ags Connolly play The Glad Cafe Saturday 7 October 2017. Mark Olson’s new album Spokeswoman of the Bright Sun is out this month. Ags Connolly is a traditional country singer-songwriter from Oxfordshire, and a proud supporter of the ‘Ameripolitan’ movement, supporting new music with a traditional roots influence.
Evening show, doors 8pm, 8.30pm start.
Tickets £14 from Tickets Scotland 0141 204 5151 or book online