Alasdair Roberts is a musician (primarily a guitarist and singer) who is based in Glasgow Scotland. He has worked with Drag City Records since 1997, firstly releasing three albums of self-written material under the name Appendix Out and then several albums under his own name. September 2019 saw the release of The Fiery Margin, which featured ten of his characteristically idiosyncratic self-written songs and realised with a wonderful supporting cast of musicians including Ailbhe Nic Oireachtaigh (viola), Alex Neilson (percussion) and Stevie Jones (bass, piano) among others.
Alasdair has collaborated widely with many different musicians throughout his musical career, including the Scottish Gaelic singer Mairi Morrison, with whom he made the 2012 album Urstan. He has also collaborated with artists from other disciplines such as puppeteers (Shane Connolly, with whom he worked on a puppet theatre interpretation of the Scottish folk play ‘Galoshins’), film makers (including Luke Fowler, contributing a soundtrack to his film ‘All Divided Selves’) and a poet (fellow Scot Robin Robertson, with whom he made the 2013 album Hirta Songs).
In addition to these projects, Alasdair is a member of the English/Scottish folk quartet The Furrow Collective, along with Lucy Farrell, Rachel Newton and Emily Portman.
‘One of our most talented, important and relevant songwriters and song-adapters.’– Folk Radio UK
‘Quietly escalating towards Scottish national treasure status’ – Mojo
‘An artist in consummate control of his art’ – Uncut
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|Event Date||19-06-2020 8:00 pm|
|Event End Date||19-06-2020 9:45 pm|
|Individual Price||Standard ticket: £14|
|Location||Live to your Living Room|