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Scottish troubadour Dean Owens trailblazing to Nashville’s Americanafest + new record label, single and tour news

Press Release – Dean Owens – Americanafest-New label-single-tour news


NEW SINGLE/VIDEO – Out 8 Sep 2017:

 

Chanteuse Christine Bovill Returns to Edinburgh Fringe with 5-STAR PARIS and PIAF Shows

Press Release – Christine Bovill – Paris and Piaf


 

Rezillo Fay Fife has new band and brand new single (28 July)

Press Release – Fay Fife – Don’t Dress Me Up (28 July 2017)


 

Hannah Aldridge – New CD (Gold Rush) and UK Tour (May 2017)

Press Release – Hannah Aldridge – Gold Rush (16 Jun 2017)

Redwood Mountain (Dean Owens, Amy Geddes) – New CD and Tour Dates (Apr 2017)

Press Release – Dean Owens – Redwood Mountain

Scotland – World Cup 1967 TShirts (Apr 2017)

Press Release – Scottish Fitba T Shirt

Ben Glover – Scottish Tour Dates

Press Release – Ben Glover – Voodoo Rooms (UK Tour)

Famous Spiegeltent Forced to Bow Out After 33 Years at Edinburgh Fringe (Feb 2017)

Official Statement from Famous Spiegeltent – Feb 2017


 

New Single Release in Aid of Marie Curie (10 Mar 2017)

Press Release – Julie’s Moon (Dean Owens & The Whisky Hearts)


 

Happy Christmas from Scotland’s “Maestro of Misery”!

Press Release – Home for Christmas (Dean Owens & The Whisky Hearts)

AfriFest

Press Release – AfriFest at Summerhall, 22 & 23 Oct 2016

Hannah Aldridge + The Black Feathers

Press Release – Hannah Aldridge – October Tour Dates

Dean Owens – Press Releases – Autumn Tour + Into the Sea Deluxe

Press Release – Dean Owens – Tour Dates – Autumn 2016
Inc Green Note Camden, Danny and the Champions of the World tour, Whisky Hearts dates
Press Release – Into the Sea Deluxe

 

The Famous Spiegeltent at Edinburgh Fringe – Press Release

A spectacular summer season in Edinburgh (including Peter Straker, Christine Bovill, Archie Roach and Paul Kelly) and a Before the Fringe music programme which includes Fred Wesley & The New JBs and Brian Kennedy
Press Release – Famous Spiegeltent – Jun 2016
Multi-award winning Australian musician Archie Roach for 2 nights only in Famous Spiegeltent – ONLY UK dates
Press Release – Archie Roach at Famous Spiegeltent

 

Dean Owens – Hank Williams shows and Summer Tour News – Press Release

Settin’ the Woods on Fire (Songs I Learned From Hank) – with The Celtabilly Allstars and special guests – Southern Fried, Glasgow, Edinburgh’s Queen’s Hall (Ed Fringe)
Press Release – Dean Owens – Settin the Woods on Fire (Jun 2016)
Summer tour News – inc SummerTyne, Liquid Room (with Jason Isbell), Green Note Camden, Danny and the Champions of the World tour
Press Release – Dean Owens – Touring – New Release – Summer 2016

 

Remember to Breathe – UK Premiere, Edinburgh Fringe – Press Release

Press Release – Remember to Breathe – EdFringe – Jun 2016
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Two Fiery Nashville Daughters Heading for The Voodoo Rooms – Press Release – May 2016

Press Release – Hannah Aldridge + Lilly Hiatt – Voodoo Rooms

 

New single from Dean Owens -Press Release – Feb 2016

Release date: Fri 15 Apr 2016
Press Release – Dean Owens – Cotton Snow – Feb 2016

 

The Men From Leith with Dick Gaughan, Blue Rose Code and Dean Owens & The Whisky Hearts – Press Release – Feb 2016

Queen’s Hall, Edinburgh, Fri 6 May
Press Release – The Men From Leith
The Men From Leith - composite (smaller)

 

 

 

 

 

DEAN OWENS – Press Release – Jan 2016

Dean Owens’ Celtic Connections “Dream Date” + AMA-UK Showcase date
Press Release – Dean Owens – January 2016a
Dean Owens and The Whisky Hearts (photo by Louis de Carlo)

 

 

 

 

 

ANDA UNION – Press Release

Dec 2015 – UK wide tour by brilliant 9 piece Anda Union musicians from Inner Mongolia
Press Release – Anda Union – Jan 2016
members of Anda Union band, from Mongolia
 

 

 

 

Dean Owens – Press Releases

October 2015 (2) – You never know what’s up there! Tale of the singer, a song and dedicated fans Press Release – The Lair of the Lion Tamer
October 2015 – Autumn tour dates (London, Glasgow, Aberdeen, Edinburgh) + Single and Video Release – Press Release – Dean Owens – Oct 2015


May 2015Into the Sea Update, Sessions and Summer Tour – Press Release – Dean Owens – Summer Tour
Mar 2015 – Album Release – Press Release – Dean Owens – Into the Sea (Mar 2015 (2))
Jan 2015 – Celtic Connections, dates + single, album releases Press Release – Dean Owens (update Feb 2015)


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Press Releases – Edinburgh Fringe 2015

Ed Fringe DANCE
Jun 2015Press Release – Charo Cala Flamenco

Ed Fringe THEATRE
Jun 2015Press Release – Little Thing Big Thing (Fishamble/Donal O’Kelly)
Jun 2015Press Release – Katie O’Kelly Counter Culture

Ed Fringe MUSIC
Jun 2015Press Release – Africa Live! / Zambra!
Jun 2015Dean Owens and the Felsons – Cash Back (Songs I Learned From Johnny)

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Press Release – Traditional Flamenco Nights

Mar 2015 – Press Release – Fab Flamenco Nights


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Poción de Fe – Press Release

Feb 2015 – Introducing Poción de Fe – Gigs, single release
Press Release – Pocion de Fe (Feb 2015)

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Samba Sene – Press Release

Feb 2015 – Gigs News, including Ndaje: African Connections
Press Release – Samba Sene Diwan – Feb 2015

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Struileag: Children of the Smoke – Press Releases

One of the key events of Homecoming Scotland 2014 and the Commonwealth Games Festival Programme – a spectacular multimedia live performance involving over 70 writers, musicians, dancers and artists. The project also includes a CD, Poetry competition and book, interactive website about the gaelic diaspora and a BBC film.

Dec 2014 – Jim Sutherland wins Composer of the Year Award at the MG ALBA Scots Trad Music Awards
PRESS RELEASE: COMPOSER OF THE YEAR AWARD


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Nov 2014 – Trad Awards Event of the Year and Composer of the Year shortlisting for Children of the Smoke‘s Artistic Director Jim Sutherland – CHILDREN OF THE SMOKE PRESS RELEASE – Trad awards
Jun 2014 – Launch of spectacular multimedia performance CHILDREN OF THE SMOKE PRESS RELEASE Jun 2014

Adam Holmes – Press Releases

Nov 2014 – Trad Awards Album of the Year Nomination, Mark Radcliffe Sessions, London –
Press Release – Adam Holmes Awards news – Nov 2014 (2)
Apr 2014 – Scottish Album of the Year Longlist – Press Release – Adam Holmes – SAY Award Longlist – Apr 14
Apr 2014 – Cambridge Folk Festival showcase Press Release – Adam Holmes Apr 14 (3)
Dec 2103Heirs and Graces CD Release Press Release – Adam Holmes
Dec 2013Heirs and Graces – Album info and credits CD – Summary info – Heirs and Graces (Adam Holmes)