Welcome to this, the first, and possibly only, note of August.
It’s taken a while, partly because this month is of course Edinburgh’s Festivals time and I have had a few activities this year and partly because I was visited by the nasty little coughing virus.
The main activity for the remainder of the month will be around the new record:
Welcome to Anniversaryville has now been released for a week or two and continues to be well regarded by listeners and reviewers alike. Here’re a couple of reviews in addition to the ones I posted last month:
Before the end of this month the main event around here is the Official Launch of the ‘Welcome to Anniversaryville’ album at the Lochgelly Centre on Wednesday 29th August. There’ll be an exhibition of Celie Byrne’s work, some socialising and a concert set. This’ll be with members of the 70/50 in 2017 band, who all made marvellous contributions to the record, playing songs from it. This gives the evening its uniqueness in terms of performance as there won’t be many chances to hear this band together. We’ll all be here with the exception of Jill Jackson who will be touring her new record in The Netherlands. The link to the launch is below.
By the way Jill has a lovely new album out called ‘Are we there yet?’. Check it out on her website www.jilljackson.co.uk/
We’d obviously love you to buy from our site www.rabnoakes.com/shop but the record will also be available in stores and online.
If Amazon’s your preferred retailer the here’s their link to a pre-release order. http://amzn.eu/0S3p5d5
Let me post a link to something you might be interested in. It’s a crowdfunder for Innes Watson’s guitar project. Take a look:- https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/innes-watson-s-guitar-colloquium-band-community#/
I’m excitedly looking forward to the official album launch
29 Lochgelly Lochgelly Centre
Launch event, including a full-band set, for ‘Welcome to Anniversaryville’
I’ll take the opportunity to post the dates of performance appearances further ahead, including forthcoming collaborations.
FINALLY – LET THE SHOW BEGIN - WITH JILL JACKSON
11 Dundee - Clark’s on Lindsay Street https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/jill-jackson-and-rab-noakes-finally-let-the-show-begin-tickets-48651339466
12 Motherwell - Motherwell Theatre www.culturenl.co.uk
13 Selkirk – String Jam Club https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/rab-noakes-jill-jackson-at-string-jam-club-tickets49270661876?aff=es2
15 Croydon - Ruskin House http://croydonfolkclub.org.uk/programme-tickets/ 17 Folkestone - Wards Hotel
19 Ayr - Robert Burns Birthplace Museum https://www.seetickets.com/event/rab-noakes-jill-jackson/robert-burns-birthplace-museum/1253265
20 Benderloch, Oban - Victory Hall www.makingithappen.scot
10 Howwood – The Boarding House
ALIVE’N’PICKIN’ – WITH ROD CLEMENTS
24 Birmingham - Kitchen Garden Café https://www.kitchengardencafe.co.uk/events.php?pid=main
25 Sheffield - The Greystones http://www.mygreystones.co.uk/october/
01 Kinross – Backstage at The Green Hotel https://www.ticketweb.uk/event/rod-clements-and-rab-noakes-backstage-at-the-green-hotel-tickets/8314495
02 Newcastle - The Cluny https://www.seetickets.com/event/rod-clements-rab-noakes/cluny-2-newcastle/1237630
03 Allendale - Sinderhope
28 Barnoldswick - The Arts Centre https://www.barnoldswickmusicandartscentre.com/lindisfarne
01 Doncaster - Roots Music Club http://www.rootsmusicclub.co.uk/whats-on/
02 Cherry Burton - Cherry Burton Arts https://www.facebook.com/Cherry-Burton-Arts-132895550165368/
03 Sedgefield - Manor House https://www.manorhousesedgefield.co.uk/music-events
05 Wath – Wath Festival
15 Montrose – Links Hotel http://www.montrosefolkclub.co.uk/
1 & 2 Milngavie – Fraser Centre http://tickets.jmsconcerts.co.uk/
Visit rabnoakes.com and Bandsintown for full details.
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