Gig: Iain Forbes – Appleton Thorn Village Hall – 19 Jan 2013

Posted on: Saturday, Jan 19, 2013

Whoops! We forgot to post this. Sorry! It’s tonight!

8:30pm (doors open 8:00pm)

This is Iain’s first visit to the Village Hall, and is eagerly anticipated. A self-taught finger-style guitarist who has played numerous festivals and music venues, including The Royal Concert Hall and Glasgow Barrowlands.

He has played on bills with world class artists such as Eddie Reader, Brian Kennedy, Donnie Munro, John Renbourn, The James Brown Band, Ricki Lee Jones and Bruce Molsky.

Iain  formed Iain James & The Sound in 2011, and their first album has been nominated for a Scottish New Music Award.

“….. a breathtaking display of guitar playing…. littered with gently, self-deprecating humorous anecdotes” Glasgow Fringe Festival

“Possibly one of the best guitar players of our generation”

” …a fantastic opportunity to be entertained and educated into the mysteries of artifical harmonics, finger tapping, walking bass lines and flat picking.” Professor Peter Lovell, Macro 2010.

Tickets (£10) are available from behind the Village Hall Bar or from Roger on 07946 378599

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