Carol Laula will be in talking to Liz about her music and her upcoming gigs from Oran Mór on 22 June as part of the West End Festival . Singer songwriter Carol has a few well received albums under her belt now, her first single ‘Standing Prould’ was chosen to represent Glasgow’s year of culture in 1990. Other collaborations with Stuart Adamson Jane Weidlin , Ryan Hedgecock , Australia’s Cheryl Beattie to name but a few. Has also been a TV presenter & on BBC Radio.
The Bones of It 2016 /Christmas is Come Home to Glasgow (EP) 2010 /Answers in The Mirror 2008 / Kitchen Stories 2006 / To Let 2003 /First Disciple 2002 / Precious Little Victories / Still 1992
June 22 Oran Mór
July 4 The Alley Cat Ban – London
July 5 BoHo – London
July 6 the Honor Oak – London
Avocet takes its name from a Bert Jansch Album of the late 1970s.
‘folk+blues+world music+improv=Psychedelic folk. With Iona’s soothing yet haunting style on vocals, Herbie’s highly skilled double bass playing and Sam’s distinctive finger picking guitar style that reminds one of the likes of Bert Jansch and Ali Farka Touré, the three band members manage to combine the individual musical aspects into a nicely blended whole.’
Iona Zajac: Vocals, Harp / Herbie Loening: Double Bass, Electric Guitar /Sam Grassie: Acoustic Guitar, Fiddle
Since collecting their prestigious Danny award at Celtic Connections in January the band have been very busy in sitting exams but have still found time to gig such as Cottiers / The Broadcast/ Glasgow Goes Green Week Festival in Feb ; Support for Yorkston . Thorne / Khan at Oran More in March ; On the BBC + just returning from Eden Fest – muddied but delighted ! Who will also be supporting Sketch this Friday 17 June in the Classic Grand
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