Tag Archives: James Yorkston

Celtic Connections: James Yorkston, The Pictish Trail, Withered Hand at Mitchell Library, 28/1/16

Tonight’s Celtic Connections show sees three excellent Scottish songwriters – James Yorkston, The Pictish Trail aka Johnny Lynch and Withered Hand aka Dan Wilson - come together in harmony. Rather than play their sets one after the other, the three songwriters sit onstage together, adding extra instrumentation to one another’s songs and bantering away amiably. There’s an … Continue Reading ››

Eastern Promise returns to Platform

Untitled-3.inddEastern Promise, the two day festival of music from Scotland and beyond, returns to Platform this October. Previous years have seen performances from King Creosote, The Pastels, To Rococo Rot, Nils Frahm, Lightships and The Monochrome Set to name a few and this year there's yet another … Continue Reading ››

Live review: The Wee Chill at SWG3, 29/6/13

James Yorkston with Sparrow and the Workshop-1 It's clear that The Wee Chill has pushed the boat out for their 10th birthday celebrations; a line up packed with the latest hyped bands circulating around Glasgow along with old heroes of the scene, all congregating in a well-suited … Continue Reading ››

Live review: Doune the Rabbit Hole 2011

Missing the Friday like a fair few for the GSA Degree Show opening and last official night at the Vic, I arrive in Doune early Saturday afternoon still feeling strains of a night of free drinks, rammed galleries, streets parties, and a rousing Errors set. … Continue Reading ››