Tag Archives: Bwani Junction

Celtic Connections: Bwani Junction and “Original Musicians” perform Graceland, Moh! Kouyate at The Old Fruitmarket 23/1/16

Graceland by Paul Simon is an album lauded for its importance in helping to popularise world-music. Recorded during the tail-end and turbulent years of apartheid in South Africa the record earned Simon a fair amount of controversy for the fact that he hired local black session musicians. Barney Rachabane, one of the forty-plus musicians that Simon enlisted, … Continue Reading ››

Pronto Mama, Bwani Junction, Redolent, Mark McGowan at St Lukes, 4/12/15

When it was first announced that Pronto Mama and Bwani Junction – arguably two of Scotland’s best live acts- were playing together, it was quickly predicted to be the “gig of the year”. The highly anticipated line up is made complete by Redolent and singer-songwriter Mark McGowan. Despite the size of the venue, and the considerably big … Continue Reading ››

FCK YES with Bwani Junction, Ded Rabbit, Lewis Capaldi at Tut’s, 14/10/15

FCK YES is a new Glasgow based promotion group who have recently begun presenting a monthly gig with King Tut’s as the host, this evening the three acts being showcased are Bwani Junction, Ded Rabbit and Lewis Capaldi. Capaldi sidles on stage to face a room where any substantial numbers are yet to warm the floorboards. Armed … Continue Reading ››

Live review: Belladrum Tartan Heart Festival: Friday, 3/8/12

The sun is shining on Belladrum in what seems to be Scotland’s soggiest summer, I’d like to think the big yellow man is doffing his cap to Belladrum’s loyalty to its original mission; become and remain a small, fun-filled, family-friendly festival. Approaching its tenth year, the … Continue Reading ››

Live review: LAID present Bwani Junction, The Seventeenth Century, All The Queens Bovine, The Dirty Demographic at Bloc, 23/11/11

Tonight music fans flock to Bloc to witness a hefty line-up comprising of a variety of fresh Scottish talent. LAID is organised by the creators of popular monthly gig night MILK, with this in mind and along with a quirky promotional campaign it’s no wonder that … Continue Reading ››