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Having toured the world as frontman of Scottish Indie giants, Idlewild, acclaimed songwriter Roddy Woomble recently toured UK in celebration of the 10 year anniversary of this debut solo album, My Secret Is My Silence.
Growing up between America, France and the UK, and lived in Glasgow and New York City, Roddy now lives on Mull in the Western Isles of Scotland, from where he hosts the annual Iona Village Hall Music Festival and has recently published, Instrumentals, a collection of words, lyrics and photographs from tours fronting Idlewild, critically acclaimed solo albums, and Roddy’s life in Scottish Hebrides.
Having established himself as a leading voice in the thriving British contemporary indie folk music scene, with his anticipated new album, 2017 will see Roddy take a darker more lo fi direction held together by Woomble’s trademark poetic lyrics, “evocative vocals and consummate gift for a tune.”
“One of Britains most distinct and talented voices.” Kerrang
“Tender and epic, enormous yet touching.” BBC Music
“… a moving and quietly joyous collection of pieces weaving together strands of folk, jazz and country. Frankly, it sounds like the sort of record you might make if you had largely decided to turn your back on the modern world.” The Guardian
Plus Support Paige Temperley
Paige Temperley is a 24 year old singer songwriter from Newcastle upon Tyne with a Folky Pop, easy listening sound. A keen guitarist occasionally dabbling in piano, she released her debut EP ‘Let’s Start at the Very Beginning’ at the end of last year and recently released follow up single ‘Voices and Scores’ which are now available for streaming and download.
You can keep up to date with Paige on Facebook: Paige Temperley Music.’
7.30pm – 8pm: Paige Temperley
8.20pm – 9.50pm: Roddy Woomble
Please note timings are subject to change.