Roddy Woomble, lead singer of Scottish indie group Idlewild will be curating a concert which features collaborations between Scottish writers and musicians. The event is part of a documentary for Scottish television and will take place at Glasgow's Royal Concert Hall on 30th January.
There will also be an album released on 5th March called 'Ballads Of The Book', which will include various tracks from different colaborators. Please note, not all the acts that appear on the album will be performing at the concert.
Tickets cost £12.50 and can be bought from
The tracklisting for the album is as follows:
Mike Heron & John Burnside - 'Song For Irena'
De Rosa & Michel Faber - 'Steam Comes Off Our House'
James Yorkston & Bill Duncan - 'A Calvinist Narrowly Avoids Pleasure'
Foxface & Rody Gorman - 'Dreamcatcher'
Lord Cut-Glass & Alasdair Gray - 'A Sentimental Song'
Aidan Moffat And The Best Ofs & Ian Rankin - 'The Sixth Stone'
Norman Blake & John Burnside - 'Girl'
Karine Polwart & Edwin Morgan - 'The Good Years'
Sons And Daughters & A L Kennedy - 'The War On Love Song'
Alasdair Roberts & Robin Robertson - 'The Leaving'
Strike The Colours & Rody Gorman - 'Message In A Bottle'
Aereogramme & Hal Duncan - 'If You Love Me You'd Destroy Me'
Malcolm Middleton & Alan Bissett - 'The Rebel On His Own Tonight'
Trashcan Sinatras & Ali Smith - 'Half An Apple'
Vashti Bunyan & Rodge Glass - 'The Fire'
King Creosote & Laura Hird - 'Where And When'
Emma Pollock & Louise Welsh - 'Jesus On The Cross'
Idlewild & Edwin Morgan - 'The Weight Of Years'
Woomble will also be performing at Glasgow Royal Concert Hall on the 24th of January as part of Celtic Connections. He will perform the opening set followed by Kate Rusby. To buy tickets phone 0141 353 8000.
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| published: 04/01/2007 15:19|