At Stirling’s Tolbooth

Published: 9 Jan 2014 11:000 comments

Stirling Tolbooth listings.

Gordie MacKeeman and His Rhythm Boys

Thursday 30 January, 8pm

Gordie MacKeeman and His Rhythm Boys

Support from G.T’s Boos Band

£12/£10

Hailing from Canada’s Prince Edward Island, the award-winning Gordie MacKeeman & his Rhythm Boys serve up old-time roots music with an energy level that practically yanks you out of your seat by the collar. His fine fiddling and thrilling dance style, mixed with great bluegrass vocals, Peter Cann’s blistering guitar solos, and the lively multi instrumental talents of rhythm section Thomas Webb and Mark Geddes, and Gordie MacKeeman and his Rhythm Boys are an unforgettable live experience.

Friday 7 February, doors 7pm

The Winter Tradition

£7 / Ages 14+

“Woolly jumpers, catchy choruses and the tightest live show around. What is there not to like about The Winter Tradition?” This grizzly comforting hybrid from Edinburgh rattle off arena sized stadium hooks so effortlessly, you wonder why every band doesn’t do it. Their atmospheric brand of alternative indie rock is electric. “It’s only after you’ve experienced The Winter Tradition’s full set up in a sold out venue that the big musical “O” occurs — and when it does, it’s glorious.” (K. Creighton - Popdose).

Saturday 8 February, 8pm

Watt Nichol

£10

Backed by some of the best musicians in Scotland, the audience is in for an incredible musical experience! All this combined with the comedic storytelling Watt is famous for will insure an unforgettable evening of entertainment!

Thursday 20 February, 8pm

McGoldrick, McCusker & Doyle

£14/£12

One of Scotlands most accomplished and versatile musicians in any genre, John McCusker is a multi-instrumentalist, producer and composer who has worked with artists as diverse as Paul Weller and Patti Smith, Teenage Fanclub and Billy Connolly.

Friday 21 February, 8pm

Stuart Maconie The Peoples Songs

£12.50

Spend an evening in the company of this popular and prolific TV and radio presenter, journalist, columnist and author as he talks about his new book and epic radio series, The People’s Songs, a social history of modern Britain told through pop singles. The Times calling him ‘a National Treasure’.

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