Gig Picks/On Tour

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Last Harbour ‘Replacements’ free EP + Tour

Manchester based collective Last Harbour hit the road today for a run of shows in support of their latest album Your Heart, It Carries The Sound which is out now on Little Red Rabbit records. To coincide with the tour they’ve also released the four track Replacements EP which is currently available for free download … Continue reading

On Tour : Curtis Eller

Curtis Eller’s American Circus return to the UK this November for ten shows. Once described as New York City’s angriest yodelling banjo player, Curtis will once again have his ‘sons’ Bradley Blackwell on upright bass and Matthew Rheeston on drums comprising the American Circus. You can read our review of a show from the last … Continue reading

Manchester Americana Festival

On August 25th The Verge (above the Cheshire Ring) in Hyde hosts the first ever Manchester Americana Festival. The all day event features numerous acts from the North West and beyond, entry is just £5. More details of the line up that features the likes of Richie Syrett, Blind River Scare, Garron Frith and Quiet … Continue reading

Independence Day Americana Fest, Sheffield, July 4th (if you couldn’t guess…)

This looks rather fun. The Washington in Sheffield plays host to fine Americana themed triple bill in celebration of July 4th. No strangers to these pages The Payroll Union head up the evening, as they kick off a busy couple of months of gigs and recording. The line up is completed by one of two … Continue reading

On Tour : Otis Gibbs

Otis Gibbs is back in the UK supporting latest record Harder Than Hammered Hell which we talked about back here not so long ago. Having already played shows in Ireland and appeared at this weekend’s just gone Maverick Festival, the tour continues in Bristol on July 3rd with 18 more UK dates to come as … Continue reading

May Gig Picks

May already? This year’s going quick. We saw some great shows in April. Tours overlapping from last month include Chuck Prophet, Simone Felice and there are still Irish dates to come for Amanda Shires and Rod Picott. Those Irish dates lead up to and include what looks to be another wonderful Kilkenny Roots Festival over … Continue reading

April Gig Picks

Here we go then with another month of our live music highlights that lay ahead. Firstly overlapping from last month, you can still catch Rachel Harrington & The Knock Outs who have a handful of dates remaining in Scotland. We had the pleasure of catching the tour in March. Highly recommended (look out for a … Continue reading

March Gig Picks

Another great month of gigs lays ahead. Here’s our pick of what’s coming up this March. Crossing over from last month, Austin Lucas has 7 dates remaining of his UK tour beginning in Bristol and winding up in Brighton on the 7th. Another man who kicks off his tour on February 29th is Canada’s Matt … Continue reading

February Gig Picks

As we roll into February the gig diaries start to look a little a fuller. Here’s our pick of the month ahead. We should of course begin with Quiet Loner, Dan Raza and Greg Harrisburg who we recently interviewed here about their upcoming tour. The dates begin in Bedford on the 5th and also take … Continue reading

Joe Solo album launches

Back in July when Nowhere Town spoke to Joe Solo he told us about the new record Going Home: Music From Potter’s Field Vol II that he was working on. Well it’s arrived and he plays two album launch shows at the end of this month. On Thursday January 26th he heads to York’s ‘pub … Continue reading

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