October 2012 Blog Posts (6)

2012 was it a very good year??

Struggling to know what to make of 2012 as a Hue and Cry fan.

The Hotwire weekend in Glasgow was superb, with the Q&A being particularly enjoyable but the gig in London was a little disappointing for me, something just didn't feel right that night, can't put my finger on it but It wasn't what I expected. I'm sure it was nothing to do with the band though.

There was the pride, should I be proud??!! I'm just a fan after all?... when the guys performed on Jools Holland Radio 2…

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Added by chris on October 27, 2012 at 20:49 — 7 Comments

24th Oct: Michael Marra

We're very sad to hear of the passing of Michael Marra, it's a great artistic and personal loss. He's inspired us for many years, our condolences to his family and friends. We've been singing his classic Mother Glasgow for over a quarter of a century now, and every audience we play for demands that song, so beautiful and profound is its message.



STV news caught us in rehearsals this afternoon to get our thoughts on one of Scotland's greatest ever songwriters and performers, and will… Continue

Added by Hue and Cry HQ on October 24, 2012 at 17:15 — 1 Comment

Hue and Cry at the Queen’s Hall, Edinburgh, 22 October 2012

It made me sad to realise that my last visit to see Hue and Cry must have been in the late 80s (when of course I was around 2 years old) but despite their often outspoken views I was a big fan then and always loved Pat’s singing voice so when I saw that they were playing in Edinburgh, I decided to give it a shot.  A relatively cheap “PlatinumPass” convinced me to fork out a bit more than expected and the itinerary for the day read as follows:

4.00: VIP Reception, collection of…

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Added by Andy Watson on October 23, 2012 at 20:36 — 3 Comments

malc hughes

i was hoping that if and when pat and greg do a tour again would it be possible to do a gig at the o2 academy in liverpool . i think it would be great i went to the darwen theatre on the 11th august 2012 and thought they were superb and sang alligator man when i shouted out a request .pats voice and gregs musical prowess were faultless and my mates who came along with me were so impressed cant wait to see them a again thanks for agreat night.

Added by malcolm hughes on October 21, 2012 at 23:14 — No Comments

OHANA

Got my begging bowl precariously hanging on the edge of life's table here!

Help required! I missed the 1st round of shows earlier in the year and was delighted for the return leg of the tour.

3 weeks ago my wife and I chose Dunferline on the 19th, nice drive up from Cumbernauld, early arrival, nice meal and drinks, look around town, you get the picture! We recieved our tickets on the Mon and then Whammo! my daughter comes home from school beaming with 2 tickets in her hand for…

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Added by Scott Hardie on October 15, 2012 at 22:14 — 1 Comment

3rd Oct: Special guests announced for the Hot Wire in Scotland tour

To add to what will already be a fantastic run of shows, we are delighted to announce our special guests for the Hot Wire in Scotland tour, October 2012. In Dundee we have Kit Clark, in Aberdeen, Oliver Richards and in Inverness we have Sienna Lights opening the show. In Dunfermline, Hamilton and Edinburgh, Little Fire will be performing before Hue and Cry take to the stage. All acts certainly provide a good reason to get along nice and early.

Added by Hue and Cry HQ on October 3, 2012 at 12:12 — 1 Comment

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