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Al Stewart and the Empty Pockets

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Al Stewart and the Empty Pockets

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Al Stewart and the Empty Pockets

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Glasgow Concert Halls

Dates and times

Wednesday 23 October 2019
7:00PM - 10:30PM

Running Times

Doors: 7pm

The Empty Pockets: 8pm - 8:40pm

Interval

Al Stewart & The Empty Pockets: 9pm - 10:20pm

(Please note that all timings are approximate and may be subject to change.)



Al Stewart

Hits & Misses with his Electric Band The “Empty Pockets”


After touring for the last year in the USA with his band the Empty Pockets, Al has decided to bring this show to the UK shores.  They will be joined by Al’s long time saxophonist Marc Macisso. He will be playing selections from his deep catalogue along with favorites Year Of The Cat, Time Passages, On the Border, Nostradamus and Roads To Moscow. 

The Scottish-born singer-songwriter has released nearly 20 introspective and lyrically powerful records featuring brilliant backing musicians (Jimmy Page, Phil Collins, Richard Thompson, Peter White, etc.). His biggest platinum successes, “Year Of The Cat” and “Time Passages”, were released in 1976 & 1978 respectively. He’s had several top 20 singles, including the above-mentioned titles, as well as “On the Border” and “Song On The Radio”. 

In Al’s own Words: “I'm just a folk singer that is interested in history and wine that got lucky with some hit records!  It's as simple as that really. I was always a huge music fan and originally, I had wanted to be Brian Jones and then Bob Dylan, but those two jobs were already taken. And in many ways, I'm still pretty much the same troubadour that I was back in 1965. I still get a kick out of hearing the Zombies, Hendrix or They Might be Giants on the radio."


Venue

Glasgow Royal Concert Hall

2 Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow, G2 3NY

Open today 10:00am - 6:00pm

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