FRETS WORDS – Mars Bonding by Helen Johnston

MARS BONDING #1 The Boys Brigade meetings were always crap. Boring. A dusty hall stuffed full of mummy’s boys, badges polished to perfection, stiffly ironed uniforms standing to attention. He enjoyed the sports, but that was all. Most of the time he felt like an outsider. Every week he stood in his torn jeans and …

FRETS CONCERTS – update

http://www.fretsconcerts.com The final FRETS concerts of 2021 take place at the Strathaven Hotel later this month of Friday 26th/Saturday 27th Nov, with a couple of stripped back concerts by HIPSWAY. The two recent concerts by The Charlatans’ Tim Burgess were both sold out and really fantastic events. The Daily Record did a feature about FRETS …

LOVE & MONEY – Strange Kind of Love / Classic Scottish Album feature in The Herald / James Grant in concert at FRETS in the Strathaven Hotel – ticket link

Here is an article by Billy Sloan for The Herald as part of their Classic Scottish Album features. The album in question is Strange Kind of Love by Love & Money, which in many ways was the breakthrough album that brought James Grant’s songwriting talent to the fore. Here is a link to the feature, …

www.fretsconcerts.com

FRETS concerts by Lloyd Cole, Norman Blake & Euros Childs, The Bluebells, Tim Burgess, Hipsway, Altered Images, King Creosote at the Strathaven Hotel have all Sold Out. Please subscribe to our mailing list at our new website http://www.fretsconcerts.com to ensure you are emailed first about new concert announcements/ticket sale/concert details. We have some tickets left …

FRETS CONCERTS – new website, new James Grant concert, Robyn Hitchcock & Kevin McDermott at FRETS this Friday 1st Oct.

Hi,We have just launched our new FRETS CONCERTS website  https://fretsconcerts.com/ This will be our central point for buying tickets to forthcoming concerts (via Eventbrite), we strongly suggest subscribing to the Blog section of the new website, as this is where you will be emailed ticket information and news updates first. We will be announcing details …

FRETS CONCERTS – Tickets Update

Hello, FRETS – ticket info re Robyn Hitchcock, Kevin McDermott, Tim Burgess, Hipsway, James Grant, Altered Images, JJ Gilmour, King Creosote, Roddy WoombleWe’ve come down a bit now after the excitement of having our FRETS concerts back in the Strathaven Hotel with two sold out concerts by The Bluebells (supported by Snowgoose, The Kingfishers, The …

RODDY WOOMBLE @ FRETS – rescheduled to Fri 13th May, 2022

Roddy Woomble: (Photo by David Gillanders) http://www.davidgillanders.com Hi, we’ve been informed that the Roddy Woomble tour scheduled for August has been rescheduled for 2022. This is for a variety of reasons, so whilst we are sad Roddy won’t be performing at FRETS on 6th August, the concert will now take place on the rescheduled date …

KEVIN McDERMOTT appearing at FRETS as special guest of ROBYN HITCHCOCK – 01/10/21

Tickets are available now at this Eventbrite link – https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/robyn-hitchcock-acoustic-concert-frets-guest-kevin-mcdermott-011021-tickets-117833610501 Kevin McDermott first came to the public’s attention with his debut single by his first band, The Suede Crocodiles. The group created interest in Glasgow and were exposed to a wider audience when asked to support Haircut 100’s Nick Heyward on his UK tour. McDermott …