Glasgow Americana Festival 4-8th October
September 13, 2017
We’re really looking forward to Glasgow Americana this year which boasts an impeccable line-up playing venues across the city.
Check the full gig listings here
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.
On Thursday Oct 5 in a sparkling double bill, critically acclaimed Scots talents Adam Holmes and the Embersplus Rachel Sermanni at perform at Saint Luke’s.
Tickets £15 from 0141 204 5151 or buy online
Doors 7.30pm, 8pm start
Enjoy an evening with the brilliant American singer-songwriter Slaid Cleaves at St Andrews In The Square on Friday 6 October
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.
Tickets £16 from 0141 204 5151 or book online
Doors 7.30pm, on stage 8pm no support
Founding member of legendary band, The Jayhawks,Mark Olson, plus Ags Connolly play The Glad CafeSaturday 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