Rebecca Pronsky is in town on Wednesday 20 March for her gig later that night at Sounds in the Suburbs in Jordanhill.
Before that, Rebecca will visit Celtic Music Radio studio 1 for a chat and session with Bill Morris on the Homeward Bound programme.
Rebecca Pronsky is a born and raised Brooklynite who plays twangy folk that is as “urban as it is rural, not afraid to be sophisticated” (Maverick magazine). She’s a “poetic lyricist” (All Music Guide) and sounds “more retro than redneck” (Creative Loafing) with an onstage performance that is “passionate and wry” (Time Out New York).
The new album is called Only Daughter and will be released March 19, 2013. It’s Rebecca’s third release on Austin, Texas label Nine Mile Records, sending her on tour on both east and west coasts and throughout the UK and Europe. The record is gritty and dark, layered and dreamy, bravely disobeying the usual conventions of the Americana genre.
Rebecca tours with husband/lead guitarist Rich Bennett who “puts the trimmings on the music with a battery of echo drenched, twangy leads” (Blurt). Rich’s reverby guitar sound, along with Rebecca’s strong vocals and rhythm tenor and
Rebecca plays Sounds in the Suburbs, Woodend Bowling Club, Jordanhill, Glasgow on Wednesday 20 March from 7.30pm.
Homeward Bound with Bill Morris, Wednesday 20 March 4.00-6.00pm.