Old Fruitmarket

Tim O'Brien & Friends: The Crossing and Campbell/Jensen

Tim O'Brien & Friends: The Crossing and Campbell/Jensen
Dates and times
30th Jan 2024
7:30PM - 10:30PM
Under 16s must be accompanied by an adult.

TV appearances by legendary Grammy Lifetime Achievement Awardee Doc Watson were the inspiration for acclaimed singer songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Tim O’Brien’s lifelong love of bluegrass and old-time music. Now a Grammy winner himself, the West Virginia-born musician penned bluegrass hits for Colorado band Hot Rize, and following country hits written for Kathy Mattea, artists including Garth Brooks and The Dixie Chicks covered his songs. Creative collaborations over the years have featured O’Brien’s sister Mollie, songwriter Darrell Scott, and renowned names such as Steve Earle, Mark Knopfler, Dan Auerbach, and Sturgill Simpson.

For tonight’s show Tim joins forces with renowned musical comrades Dirk Powell, Michael McGoldrick, John Doyle, John McCusker & Jan Fabricius to revisit many of the songs from his revered classic  album ‘The Crossing’ – released 25 years ago -  in which he connects the lines between American Appalachian music and traditional Irish music. 

Ashley Campbell and Thor Jensen form a unique meeting of musical genres as the duo Campbell/Jensen. With Ashley coming from the world of country and Americana and Thor having a diverse background from rock to gypsy jazz, they create a fresh sound as a duo. Ashley began her career playing in her father, Glen Campbell's band on several world tours, she has also been spotlighted for her banjo playing with Rascall Flatts.Thor Jensen, a virtuoso guitarist and songwriter, has performed at Carnegie Hall and across the world, all the while immersing himself in New York's jazz scene. 

Ashley and Thor met in late 2021 and have been playing music together ever since. Both being strong instrumentalists in addition to the combination of Thor's deep baritone and Ashley's clear as a bell vocals, together they make a one of a kind blend.

Booking Information

*A 12% booking fee is included in the ticket price, as advertised. At check-out this fee will be shown separately for receipt purposes and to ensure the face value of your ticket is correct. Prices are subject to change. Prices may vary on the night of a show. Transactions fees may vary depending on event. Under 18's are not permitted in the venue after 1am.

Dispatch Charges

E-tickets - Free of charge
Fulfilment Fee - £1.95

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Accessible toilets

There are accessible toilets located to the right of the entrance to the auditorium on the ground floor and on the balcony adjacent to the Candleriggs Bar.

Assistance dogs

Guide and assistance dogs are welcome and are allowed in the auditorium.

Hearing loop

This venue does provide audio described performances.

There is a hearing assistance system. The hearing system is infrared. A deposit is required for the sound enhancement system.

Baby changing

There is a baby changing unit within the accessible toilet located to the right of the entrance to the auditorium on the ground floor.

Baby feeding

Available on request


The cloakroom is located on the 1st floor next to the toilets. There is a £1 charge (only open for events or where a client has requested the facility)


On street, metered parking and nearby multi-storey

Free wifi

There is free public Wifi access. To connect, visitors have to register with the Old Fruitmarket Public Wifi which should pop up on their browser. After that visitors will only need their password for future uses.

Location Map

Part of the City Halls complex the Old Fruitmarket is an incredibly versatile venue. Visit the Old Fruitmarket's venue hire webpage to find out more.

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