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Guest blog: Martha L Healy – Keep The Flame Alight

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Ahead of her sold out album launch at the Glad Cafe for the Glasgow Americana Festival this week, we’re delighted that the brilliant singer-songwriter, Martha L. Healy, found the time to pen a guest blog for us and has given us a copy of  Keep The Flame Alight for a competition (see our Facebook page…

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Glasgow Americana Festival 4-8th October

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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…

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Glasgow’s Grand Ole Opry: A short film by Marisa Privitera Murdoch

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Unlikely as it seems, there is a corner of Glasgow that will be forever Nashville. The Grand Ole Opry in Govan may be 5,000 miles from its better known Tennessee namesake, but the former cinema on Govan Road boasts more rhinestone than Reno and has a love affair with Country & Western that is as deep as…

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Glasgow Americana 2015: Guest blog by Festival Director Kevin Morris

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On Wednesday this week the 9th Glasgow Americana Festival kicks off in venues across the city. We managed to catch up with the Festival Director, Kevin Morris, for a few words on this year’s highlights. Over to Kevin… At Glasgow Americana we’re gearing up for our 9th Festival and we can’t wait to welcome music lovers to…

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