Weekly showcase featuring live touring and local Americana performers.
More info at http://www.americanacentral.co.uk
Louise Connell Band
Louise Connell is a Scottish singer-songwriter from Airdrie, outside Glasgow. Recording and performing under the name Reverieme, she received considerable critical acclaim for her first studio album, Straw Woman (2016), and her previous acoustic mini-LP Or Else The Light (2015). Appearing both solo and with various band line-ups, she has performed at most of the major Scottish music festivals (T In The Park, Wickerman, Belladrum, XpoNorth, Solas Fest, Butefest, etc.) as well as many gigs across the country both as a headline artist (selling out Glasgow's Glad CafĂ© at the launch of the Straw Woman album and following it up with two further headline Glasgow shows at King Tut's Wah Wah Hut and the O2 ABC2 in quick succession) ouise has already garnered a considerable reputation as a songwriter whose notable skill with words is easily matched by her way with beautiful, haunting melodies. Recently her music caught the attention of the renowned artist and designer James Marsh, who designed iconic sleeves for Talk Talk and Jamiroquai, amongst many others. Having read the lyrics, James has drawn inspiration from the latest batch of songs Louise has written and created three thematically-related sleeves for the series of three EPs she will release in the coming months - Squall, Echo and Rale.
Pat Dennis is an American singer/songwriter based in Edinburgh. Playing regularly either solo or with his band Mutineers heâ€™s been a regular on the Edinburgh music scene for ten years. Influenced by Woody Guthrie, the Band, Bob Dylan his tunes are a mixture of Americana, Blues, and American-styled folk.
Based in the Scottish Borders, Durango Blue are songwriter/guitarist Ryan Hooper and multi-instrumentalist Paul Templeman. Combining Ryanâ€™s heartfelt, intelligent hook-laden lyrics, funky acoustic rhythms and strong melodies, with Paulâ€™s tasteful and inventive playing on guitar, Weissenborn and Lap Steel. Add a smattering of digital foot percussion, and you have a duo that sounds like a band. For fans of John Hiatt, Jackson Browne, JJ Cale and Pat McLaughlin.
FOOD PROMO: Ticket holders for this event are entitled to a 20% discount on food purchased on the show date.
Advance tickets ÂŁ10 stbf from Tickets Scotland. Buy online here. Over 18 only.