Presented by Golden Hum as Part of Scotland on Tour
+ support from Lizabett Russo
Venue – Gartmore Village Hall
James Yorkston is a singer-songwriter and author from the East Neuk of Fife, Scotland. Since signing to Domino Records in 2001, James has released a steady flow of highly acclaimed albums, leading to him touring his music worldwide. James’ 2021 album ‘The Wide, Wide River’ was called “Another fascinating, curious contribution to the Scottish musician’s constantly eddying catalogue” by The Guardian, “A beautiful experience” by Clash and “Another career highlight” by The Scotsman With his Yorkston / Thorne /Khan project, James explores his love of traditional and experimental music, mixing them with Indian Classical music. Y/T/K’s 2020 release, Navarasa, was The Guardian’s Folk Album ofthe Year. James also runs a diverse club night ‘Tae Sup wi’ a Fifer’ and hosts the music podcast 46-30, which explores “Quality Music of no fixed Abode”. James has had published two books–the novel ‘3 Craws’, and memoir ‘It’s Lovely to be Here–The Touring Diaries of a Scottish Gent
Support – Lizabett Russo
Scotland-based singer-songwriter Lizabett Russo merges her native traditions with elements of contemporary jazz, avant garde folk and world music, a range of influence effortlessly spanned by her powerfully versatile voice. The BBC have championed her work – featuring on both BBC Radio 3 and Radio 6 as well as the BBC stage at Latitude Festival. She has also toured extensively around Europe and Asia.
Venue – Gartmore Village Hall –
Main St, Gartmore,
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