James Yorkston, Kris Drever & Withered Hand

Three outstanding singer-songwriters, onstage together throughout sharing songs & stories at the Tolbooth October 5th.

James Yorkston, Kris Drever & Withered Hand

About James Yorkston, Kris Drever & Withered Hand

Three outstanding singer-songwriters, onstage together throughout sharing songs and stories...

James Yorkston, named as the ‘Finest songwriter of his generation’ by the great John Peel, has led a varied and critically-acclaimed career: an original member of The Fence Collective, a highly-praised author, a member of genre-defying Yorkston Thorne Khan and sometime folk-club organiser.

‘One of the most influential singer/songwriters on the Scottish folk scene’ – The Scotsman.

Kris Drever celebrated a decade of critical and commercial success by winning both BBC Radio 2 Folk Singer of The Year 2017 and Best Original Track 2017 for the title track of his latest massively successful solo release If Wishes Were Horses. Kris is a member of the celebrated British folk trio Lau.

‘Completely infectious’ - BBC Music

*****. ‘Utterly stunning’ - fRoots.

Withered Hand – aka Dan Wilson. His two albums, Good News and New Gods, have garnered accolades and been praised for their depth and startling honesty.

A Rolling Stone ‘Artist to Watch’.

‘Endlessly lovable’ - NME.

‘Enlightening, wry and devastating but most of all, it's life-affirming’ - The Quietus.

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