Thursday 19 November 2015

King Tut's New Year Revolution 2016

January is an incredible month for music in Glasgow. The cold winds blow, the rain falls from the sky, so we like nothing better than to head to one of the city's many warm and welcoming venues, meet with friends, grab some beers and watch some bands.

Celtic Connections grows from strength to strength, but elsewhere in Glasgow, the legendary venue King Tut's Wah Wah Hut has been showcasing some of the brightest young talent in Scotland for the last few years under the banner New Year's Revolution.

New Year's Revolution was set up by Craig Johnston and as Craig deservedly progresses up the DF Concert ranks, the role of booker and curator for NYR has been taken on by young Chris Beltran.

Chris has booked an eclectic array of bands, artists and guest DJ's (including me on January 23rd when one of my own favourite promising acts November Lights take to the Tut's stage) and wants to create a festival style vibe every night.

The 2016 KTSN16 line-up has over 80 acts plating over 16-nights! With 5 bands on offer downstairs and upstairs over the course of each night plus DJ's and all for only £7, Tut's is set to be rammed and jammed in the best possible way to kickstart 2016.

Golden tickets that allow you to go to every show (high stamina required) are available for the bargain price of only £35 for the next two weeks and they then rise to £50. A nice Christmas present and something to look forward to in January!

Here is the line-up (and see poster above), could you find your new favourite band or artist?

Thurs 7thLittle Waves + Graeme Quinn + Ports of Essen + Couriers Club
Venue DJs: Sofar Sounds Glasgow / Bar Band: Michael Cassidy

Fri 8thEcho Valley + The Pacific Blues + The Chelseas + Orthodox
Venue DJs: EmuBands / Bar Band: Return To The Sun

Sat 9thThe Phantoms + Proud Honey + The Ranzas + Sonic Templars
Venue DJs: Medicine Men / Bar Band: Holy Pistol Club

Sun 10thJill Brown + Junebug + Saint Huck + Blackleaf 40
Venue DJs: Ravechild / Bar Band: Steve Grozier

Mon 11thThe Fast Camels + All The Franklins + Homeward James + Black Cat Revue
Venue DJs: DJ5 / Bar Band: Miracle Glass Company

Tues 12th: Chloe Marie + Chris Ashton + Amy Groden + Liam Doyle
Venue DJs: FCK Yes / Bar Band: Northern Central

Wed 13thFCK Yes (Live): Tongues + Forever + Life Model
Venue DJs: Fantastic Man / Bar Band: Friends In America

Thurs 14thCow Cow Boogie + The Big Nowhere + The Strange Blue Dreams + The Rulers Of The Root
Venue DJs: Bella Rebel / Bar Band: Alexander Hynes

Fri 15thHalo Tora + Toy Mountains + Nothing Universe + Verse Metrics
Venue DJs: VASA / Bar Band: Special Guests

Sat 16thThe Calm Fiasco + Foggy City Orphan + Indigo Velvet + Bad Mannequins
Venue DJs: The Candid Mixtape  / Bar Band: Ded Rabbit

Sun 17thBloodlines + Tetra + The 21st State + GoodCopGreatCop
Venue DJs: Scottish Fiction / Bar Band: We Were Hunted

Mon 18thThe Winter Tradition + Life On Standby + Cavaliers + Artie Ziff
Venue DJs: Abandon Ship / Bar Band: Copper Lungs

Tues 19thPatersani + The Blood and Gold + The Dead Settlers + The Northern
Venue DJs: WeCameFromWolves / Bar Band: Velvetbomb

Wed 20thApache Darling + The Claramassa + Acrylic + Wuh Oh
Venue DJs: Vinyl Noise / Bar Band: Coeur

Thurs 21stArmstrong + Start Static + Talk + Don’t Look Down
Venue DJs: Pop Cop / Bar Band: Twin Heart

Sat 23rdEnemies Of The State + November Lights + Lemonhaze + Freelance Liars
Venue DJs: Everything Flows / Bar Band: The Van T’s

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