I’ll open this brief note with a stop-press update on a forthcoming date.
I’m delighted to say my show at Porters in Tynemouth on Saturday March 5th has sold out. Ray Laidlaw has kindly suggested another night so there’ll be a second show on Sunday March 6th.
I’ve made a few radio appearances recently. They’re all BBC and available on iPlayer.
The first one was on Richard Madeley show on Sunday 17th Jan
While at Western House that day I was invited to record a wee interview with Johnnie Walker for the ‘My ’70s’ slot in his Sounds of the Seventies show. It was broadcast on Sunday 7th Feb
http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p03hhrdw – for a speech clip only
http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b06zhlj1 – for the full show.
On Wednesday February 10th I appeared on Radio Scotland’s Kaye Adams show talking about dealing with cancer treatment. The clip is here
Here’s an updated list of forthcoming performances. More are being added all the time.
5th Tynemouth Porters box office – tel: 0191 258 6100
6th Tynemouth Porters box office – tel: 0191 258 6100
7th Etton nr Beverley The Processed Pea www.WeGotTickets.com
11th Crouch End, London Kalamazoo Klub http://kalamazooklub.com/
18th Calstock Calstock Arts box office – tel: 01726 879500
19th Glasgow * ABC 0844 844 0444 www.ticketmaster.co.uk
30th Edinburgh Pleasance firstname.lastname@example.org
2nd Gartmore Village Hall www.gartmorevillagehall.co.uk/events/4579655767
17th Isle of Skye Seall at Sabhal Mor (2:30pm) http://www.seall.co.uk/events/rab-noakes/
12th Hythe The Tin Tabernacle Shane Record : 01303 240452
Art-Write: 01303 261925
20th Moffat ** Town Hall www.dgartsfestival.org.uk
15th Thames Ditton The Ram Club email@example.com
6th Ulapool Ceilidh Place http://www.theceilidhplace.com/whats-on/
* Long may you run – a multi-artist night celebrating Neil Young @ 70. With Roddy Hart, Emma Pollock,
Justin Currie, Zervas & Pepper, Blue Rose Code, Eddi Reader, and others
** with Fraser Speirs
For further information, sessions & interviews, please contact
Stephy Pordage Neon Agency. firstname.lastname@example.org 07802 430526
For all you Bargain Hunters
Available now in the Rab/Neon shop at www.rabnoakes.com/shop, there are some stock-clearance bargains as we slash the prices of a few CDs.
They’ll be the multi-artist Woody Lives and People on the Highway, Fraser Speirs’ About Time, Macalias’ highwired as well as John Watt’s Heroes.
All these albums featured Rab in one capacity or another, either as contributor or producer.
‘I’m walkin’ here’ continues to be well-received with reviews, airplay and sales and is available to buy in all its formats – CD, Download and Limited-Edition Vinyl LP at stores, online and, of course, at www.rabnoakes.com/shop
What they say about ‘I’m walkin’ here’
“Perfection” * * * * * – Maverick “Magnificent” * * * * – Guardian
“Zestful” * * * * – Scotsman “Gem-laden” * * * * * – Morning Star
“Very moving” * * * * – R2 magazine “Splendid” – Sunday Herald
“Beautiful” – Music News Nashville “Marvellous” – shirefolk
“Uplifting” – folkradio “Superb” – Music News Scotland
CD1 Slippin’ away – Out of your sight – I’m walkin’ here – It happened all the same – One dog barks – A little time left – No more time – Out of the blue – Believing is seeing – Where dead voices gather – (Don’t say) Money doesn’t matter – Two days in May
CD2 Buttons and bows – Don’t act like your heart isn’t hard – All in down and out blues – Travellin’ light – Goodbye booze – Your clear white light – The Guernsey kitchen porter – That’s the way the whole thing ends – Moonlight and gold (version two) – Goodbye – Freight train – Only happy when it rains – The two sisters – Bye bye blackbird
Also available in the shop are the 7 extra FREE ‘I’m walkin’ here’ tracks.
Don’t forget my facebook Rab Noakes Music page. Please visit it and leave a mark. I’ll be updating it regularly as another outlet for activities, relevant postings, free songs and other stuff.