The Old Fruitmarket
- Box office 0141 353 8000
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The Adventures Of Prince Achmed
- 65 min
- Directed by: Lotte Reiniger
- Written by: Lotte Reiniger
The world's first feature-length animated film takes a story from '1001 Arabian Nights'. A rare screening of a film that almost disappeared forever, before a new negative was made from the one remaining print in the 1970s.
Sun 1 Mar
£14; £5 under 26s (£12) / 0141 353 8000
French bass player Renaud Garcia-Fons and his band perform a live score drawing on the musical traditions of the Mediterranean, taking sounds and ideas from Spain, Turkey, Morocco and Southern France. Part of Glasgow Film Festival.
Buster Keaton Night with Paul Merton and Neil Brand
Comedian Paul Merton and renowned silent film pianist Neil Brand present an evening of classic comedy, fascinating insights and live music in celebration of Buster Keaton, the legendary silent-era clown, stuntman, director and actor who greatly influenced Merton.
Mon 23 Feb
£14; £5 for under 26s (£12) / 0141 353 8000
Part of Glasgow Film Festival.
Calexico and BC Camplight
Approaching their 20th year, Tucson-based collective Calexico – centred on the founding partnership of Joey Burns and John Convertino – emerged at the forefront of contemporary US acts straddling vintage roots and alternative cool. In mapping their eponymous musical and psychic geography – they’re named for a small…
The Chair and Fara
It’s another Orkney invasion at Celtic Connections tonight as those islands’ favourite musical sons, eight-piece party juggernaut The Chair, return to the festival after another highly successful year, including headline festival appearances at WOMAD, Wickerman, Shrewsbury and Edinburgh. While centred firmly on Orcadian…
Danú 20th Anniversary Celebration with Special Guests
Over the last two decades, Danú have secured their reputation as one of Ireland’s finest traditional bands, gradually maturing from youthful firebrands to today’s richly seasoned ensemble, while losing none of their passion for making music together. Originating in Co. Waterford, and named for the ancient Celtic…
Thu 29 Jan
£16.50 / 0141 353 8000
Part of Celtic Connections.
Lambchop with Maggie Björklund
Simultaneously invoking and subverting the musical heritage of their Nashville hometown, in a mercurially evolving melange of country, soul, jazz, R&B, vintage pop and avant-garde noise, Lambchop continue to elude classification while rewarding their fiercely loyal fanbase with blissfully beautiful, wilfully warped…
The McCrary Sisters with The Campbell Brothers
As the daughters of the late Rev. Samuel McCrary, co-founder of the legendary Fairfield Four, the McCrary Sisters - Regina, Ann, Alfreda and Deborah – have spent their lives surrounded by gospel music, while over the years they worked individually with the likes of Johnny Cash, Bob Dylan, Buddy Miller, Patty Griffin…
London-based indie singer-songwriter.
Scott Bradlee & Postmodern Jukebox
Making new things old pianist Scott Bradlee became a viral pop sensation after creating a series of clips for YouTube with ad hoc group Postmodern Jukebox reworking 21st century pop hits in a variety of vintage styles.
Scottish Ensemble: SE Songbook – A JM 10 Celebration
The Scottish Ensemble celebrates ten years of Jonathan Morton as artistic director with an evening of specially-arranged dance hall music from the 20s to the 60s, featuring much-loved standards from the American songbook. The evening concludes with a party until late. Drinks and canapés are served on arrival.
Sat 16 May
£25 / 0141 353 8000
Skerryvore and DàimhMor - The Big Band
Given the road-miles that Skerryvore clock up, touring extensively each year throughout the UK, Europe and North America, it’s a wonder how this fervently-loved Scottish folk-rock seven-piece find time to write and record new material – but somehow they do, with the latest fruits of their studio labours, Chasing the Sun…
Fri 30 Jan
Times vary / £15 / 0141 353 8000
Part of Celtic Connections.
US singer-songwriter who has been honoured with two Lifetime Achievement Awards – from the North American Folk Music Alliance and the Radio 2 Folk Awards.
Usher's Island and Ewan McLennan
Named after one of the medieval quays along the River Liffey in Dublin, Usher’s Island is a brand-new supergroup uniting two generations of trailblazing Irish musicians, performing here together for the very first time. The revered figures of Donal Lunny, Andy Irvine and Paddy Glackin link the band’s heritage right…
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SNJO plays Coltrane3 Jul 2007
JAZZ John Coltrane is the most iconic of modern jazz giants, and it was inevitable that the Scottish National Jazz Orchestra would get round to honouring the master. Tommy Smith chose the 40th anniversary of his death, and celebrated Trane’s own…