A Beat Surrender favourite Amanda Shires tours the UK and Ireland in April and May, the Texan fiddler-singer-songwriter is accompanied by long-time collaborator Rod Picott on guitar and Todd Pertll on lap steel.
There are also sessions planned with Bob Harris for his Radio 2 Sunday show and Barry Marshall-Everitt’s House Of Mercy whilst she’s over this side of the pond.
Last years album Carry Lightning made number seven on my Best of and remains a firm favourite.
Sat 14 Turners Hill House Concert West Sussex
Sun 15 Kirton in Lindsey Diamond Jubilee Town Hall
Tue 17 Kinross Backstage at The Green Hotel
Wed 18 Glasgow Woodend Bowling and Tennis Club
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Thu 19 Leicester The Musician
Fri 20 Bedford Holy Moly’s at Esquires
Sat 21 Sheffield Greystones
Sun 22 Nottingham The Maze www.cosmicamerican.com
Thu 26 Plymouth The B-Bar
Sat 28 Lismore Rose’s West End Bar, Ireland
Sun 29 Carrig-On-Bannow Colfers, Co. Wexford, Ireland
Mon 30 Dublin Whelan’s (Upstairs)
Wed 2 Rathfriland The Brontё Centre, Co. Down, N. Ireland
Thu 3 Belfast McHugh’s Basement Cathedral Quarter Arts Festival
Fri 4 Kilkenny Ryans Bar Kilkenny Roots Festival
Sat 5 Kilkenny Cleere’s Kilkenny Roots Festival
Sun 6 Kilkenny Ryans Bar Kilkenny Roots Festival
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