Aidan Moffat For Musical Road Trip

Highlighting Scotland's folk culture...
Aidan Moffat

Aidan Moffat has always enjoyed a profoundly deep sense of place.

The Scottish artist's work is littered with references to streets, towns while his vocals, his accent imbue these words with a rich identity.

As part of Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games Cultural Programme, Aidan Moffat is set to pack up his things for a musical road trip around Scotland.

It's an auspicious undertaking: with that there referendum looming, Scots across the globe are questioning their own identity, and what it really means to be Scottish.

Ambling around the country, Aidan Moffat will be joined by award-winning film-maker Paul Fegan whose footage will help shape a forthcoming documentary.

Travelling the length and breadth of Scotland, the songwriter will be joined by an imposing band featuring The Twilight Sad's James Graham (vocals), Bdy_Prts' Jenny Reeve (violin, vocals) and Stevie Jones (double-bass, guitar).

Each concert will be focussed on a ceilidh gathering, with the aim to absorb everything from "folk sagas to drinking songs, from bawdy ballads to bruised laments".

All dates are free, with tickets available HERE.

Aidan Moffat has confirmed the following shows:

April
19 Port of Ness (Lewis) Ness Social Club 9pm
23 Faslane Peace Camp 7pm
25 Aberdeen Blue Lamp 8pm
26 Cullerlie Farm Park 7.30pm
27 Edinburgh Caves 7.30pm

May
9 Drumnadrochit Village Hall 7.30pm
10 Lerags Kilbride Church Yard 7.30pm
17 Glasgow Barrowland 7pm

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