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The band was formed in Glasgow in 1984 by ex-Altered Images guitarist Johnny McElhone on bass, and featuring Grahame Skinner (vocals), Pim Jones (guitar) and Harry Travers (drums).[3] Skinner and Travers had been members of the band Kites with Paul McGrath and Ian McGreevy before Hipsway formed. Their music was characterized by Skinner's deep vocals and Jones' tight guitar playing. They were quickly signed up by Mercury Records and by 1985 had released their first, eponymously titled album.[3] The album was a moderate success in the UK Albums Chart; while the single, "The Honeythief", made number 17 in the UK Singles Chart,[4] and also reached the Top 20 in the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 chart. Another song from the album, "Tinder", became well known in Scotland as the soundtrack to a McEwan's Lager commercial.

However the band failed to build on its success; McElhone left to found Texas, and by the time the second album Scratch the Surface was recorded, Travers had also left (to be replaced by Stephen Ferrera).[3] Released in 1989, the album was not as critically or commercially successful as its predecessor, and the band split up shortly afterwards.[3]

Skinner and Jones subsequently went on to found the band Witness, releasing the album "House Called Love" (A&M), before Skinner joined former members of Glasgow peers Love and Money in the band, Cowboy Mouth.[3]

Pim Jones later formed Big Yoga Muffin with Ange Dolittle, formerly of Eat, releasing one album Wherever You Go, There You Are (2000, The Echo Label).

In 2011, Grahame Skinner formed the band Skinner with Douglas MacIntyre (Love & Money, Cowboy Mouth and Sugartown), Gordon Wilson (Love & Money and Cowboy Mouth) and Andy Alston (Del Amitri).

In 2016 the band reformed to play two gigs at the Glasgow O2, ABC in November 2016 to support the re-release of their first album.

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The Queen's Hall

85-89 Clerk Street
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Venue Details

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SUN 8 APR 2018
40 Trips Around The Sun Tour
SEC Armadillo, Glasgow7.00 p.m.£37.50
TUE 17 APR 2018
Eric Bibb
Oran Mor, GlasgowDoors 7pm£27.50
WED 18 APR 2018
Eric Bibb
The Queen's Hall, EdinburghDoors 7pm£27.50
MON 23 APR 2018
plus special guests Jesse Terry
Oran Mor, GlasgowDoors 7.00m£12.00
Ciaran Lavery
Voodoo Rooms, EdinburghDoors 7.30pm£8.00
TUE 24 APR 2018
Noel Gallaghers High Flying Birds
The Hydro, GlasgowDoors 6.30pm£49.50
Ciaran Lavery
plus special guests
Glad Cafe, ShawlandsDoors 7.30pm£8.00
Peter Hammill
no support
Oran Mor, GlasgowDoors 7:00pm£20.00
SAT 28 APR 2018
Siobhan Wilson
with Demi Octet
Reid Concert Hall, EdinburghDoors 7.30pm£14.00
SUN 29 APR 2018
Tax The Heat
plus special guests
Stereo, Glasgow7.30 pm£10.00
MON 7 MAY 2018
Riley Pearce
plus special guests
Glad Cafe, Shawlands7.30 pm£7.50
WED 9 MAY 2018
Low Cut Connie
Voodoo Rooms, EdinburghDoors 7.30pm£14.00
THU 10 MAY 2018
Scott Matthews
plus Special Guest Scott Bulley
Voodoo Rooms, EdinburghDoors 7.30pm£17.00
MON 14 MAY 2018
Ben Folds
Glasgow Royal Concert Hall, Glasgow7.00pm£35.00
TUE 15 MAY 2018
Don Mclean
Jarrod Dickenson
Glasgow Royal Concert Hall, GlasgowDoors 7pm £26.50/£29.50
WED 16 MAY 2018
Don Mclean
Jarrod Dickenson
Usher Hall, EdinburghDoors 7pm £29.50
TUE 5 JUN 2018
Laura Veirs
plus special guests
Oran Mor, GlasgowDoors 7.00pm£17.50
WED 6 JUN 2018
Lindi Ortega
+ guests
Oran Mor, GlasgowDoors 7pm£15.00
SUN 10 JUN 2018
Marti Pellow
Plus Special Guests
Festival Theatre, Edinburgh7pm £37.50
MON 11 JUN 2018
Marti Pellow
plus special guests
Glasgow Royal Concert Hall, Glasgow7.00pm£37.50
THU 21 JUN 2018
Wade Bowen
plus special guest Ben Danaher
Oran Mor, GlasgowDoors 7.00pm£12.50
SUN 24 JUN 2018
Elvis Costello & The Imposters
Edinburgh Playhouse, EdinburghDoors 7pm £48.75
FRI 29 JUN 2018
The Waterboys
Edinburgh Playhouse, Edinburgh7pm£37.50
SAT 30 JUN 2018
The Waterboys
Barrowland, Glasgow7.00pm£37.50
SAT 28 JUL 2018
Del Amitri
Barrowland, Glasgow7.00 p.m.£42.50
SUN 29 JUL 2018
Del Amitri
Barrowland, Glasgow7.00 p.m.£42.50
MON 30 JUL 2018
Kelvingrove Bandstand, GlasgowDoors 6.30pm £40.00
TUE 31 JUL 2018
Bryan Ferry
Kelvingrove Bandstand, Glasgow6.30pm £70.00
WED 1 AUG 2018
First Aid Kit
Kelvingrove Bandstand, Glasgow6.30pm sold out
THU 2 AUG 2018
John Prine
Kelvingrove Bandstand, Glasgow6.30pm £35.00
FRI 3 AUG 2018
Kelvingrove Bandstand, Glasgow6.30pm £35.00