Eels, Lou Hickey and Kris Kristofferson announced for No Mean City 2013
The Glasgow Americana festival will also feature performances from Kat Men, Dawes and Caitlin Rose
This article is from 2013.
The 2013 No Mean City line-up has been announced, with rockabilly band Kat Men and Glaswegian singer-songwriter Lou Hickey opening the series on Sun 1 Sep.
Now in its third year, twenty artists will play across five venues with the concerts celebrating the country’s American roots and heritage.
Mark Mackie, director at Regular Music, is delighted with the line-up: ‘For a festival which is still developing, the programme of No Mean City in 2013 is exceptional.
‘It features an enviable line-up of some of the finest Americana artists in the world, from icons like Kris Kristofferson to the fresh and exciting groups like The Milk Carton Kids or The Barr Brothers.’
Other highlights include Swedish psychedelic rock band Junip, fronted by former solo artist José González (15 Sep), Canadian country music artist Johnny Reid (20 Sep) and alternative rock band Eels (3 Sep). Caitlin Rose and The Be Good Tanyas will also make an appearance.
Classic American country singer Kris Kristofferson, famous for ‘Me and Bobby McGee,’ will close the show when he performs at O2 ABC Glasgow on Sun 28 Sep.
No Mean City, Glasgow, Fri 31 Aug–Sun 28 Sep. For full listings, please see below.
Kris Kristofferson~ Me and Bobby Mcgee
The Milk Carton Kids: NPR Music Tiny Desk Concert
Junip - Line Of Fire (Official Video)
The Be Good Tanyas - Littlest Birds [Official Music Video]
This article is from 2013.
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