The Old Fruitmarket

The Old Fruitmarket
Candleriggs, Glasgow, G1 1NQ

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The Old Fruitmarket

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Sat 25 Apr

£3 / 0141 353 8000

Hild Sofie Tafjord: Mural

A site-specific piece for a brass band, electronics and French horn, by Norwegian composer and horn player Tafjord, who's worked with Zeena Parkins, Fred Frith and some of the most illustrious names on the Norwegian experimental scene.

Sun 3 May

Prices to be confirmed / 0141 353 8000

Part of Tectonics Glasgow.

Hockyfrilla, Ben Patterson and Rhodri Davies

Edinburgh-based Hockyfrilla (Dora Doll and Rhian) open the set with their noise/improv stylings, and then join Ben Patterson, who started as an orchestral double bass player, helped to found Fluxus, retired from art as early as 1965 but came roaring back in the late 80s; also joining them is harpist Rhodri Davies.

Sun 3 May

Prices to be confirmed / 0141 353 8000

Part of Tectonics Glasgow.

Peter Brötzmann & Heather Leigh

Peter Brötzmann, doyen of German free jazz sax, plays some duets with the West Virginia-born but Glasgow-based pedal steel guitarist from hell, Heather Leigh. Not for the faint-hearted.

Sat 2 May

Prices to be confirmed / 0141 353 8000

Part of Tectonics Glasgow.

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.

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Stewart Francis: Pun Gent

Surreal and deadpan one-liners from the Canadian stand-up and TV regular, as seen on Mock The Week and Live At The Apollo.

Tue 20 Oct

Tectonics Glasgow Closing Concert

Robin Hayward (microtonal tuba) and Hild Sofie Tafjor (French horn) play, followed by a new piece performed by the BBC SSO and guest musicians and written by Daniel Padden especially for the end of Tectonics Glasgow 2015.

Sun 3 May

Prices to be confirmed / 0141 353 8000

Part of Tectonics Glasgow.

Tectonics Late Gig

Day two of Tectonics ends with live performances from Julia Scott, followed by Attila Csihar in collaboration with composer and turntablist Mariam Rezaei.

Sat 2 May

Prices to be confirmed / 0141 353 8000

Part of Tectonics Glasgow.

Tectonics Opening Concert

The opening concert of Tectonics Glasgow 2015 is a quadruple-bill of intense, with composer / turntablist Mariam Rezaei joining the Glasgow Improvisers Orchestra and members of the BBC SSO; tapes and loops from Karen Constance (Polly Shang Kuan Band) and Adam Bohman (Morphogenesis); a solo set from the roaring boy of…

Fri 1 May

Prices to be confirmed / 0141 353 8000

Part of Tectonics Glasgow.

Tom Paxton

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.

Tue 12 May

£26.50 / 0141 353 8000

Reviews & features

SNJO plays Coltrane

3 Jul 20074 stars

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…

Comments & ratings

3. sheshe21 Oct 2012, 10:17pm Report

want to be able to get previews to what will be on in Glasgow

2. sheshe21 Oct 2012, 10:16pm Report

looking forward to future musicals etc

1. Maggie5028 Feb 2010, 11:35am Report

Looking for tickets for MartinTaylor @The old fruitemarket on 24 June 2010

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