Justin Currie & The Pallbearers

SUNDAY 15TH OCTOBER 2017

Doors 7pm

£22.50

General Admission

Over 14s (Under 16 with an adult over 18 )

On Sale Monday 15th May 9am

After 22 years toiling in the moderately successful pop/rock outfit Del Amitri, Justin Currie made the rash decision to go it alone in 2003, spending the next four years fannying about writing, drinking and doing any weird non-rock gig he was invited to participate in; jazz shows, folk shows and soul shows added more saggy strings to his collection of bows. In 2008 he finally pulled his finger out and pushed the button on a solo career with the release of his masterpiece of maudlin, What Is Love For. The question mark was missing, perhaps denoting an answer reached: "the future is miserable and I shall sing it".
His fourth album of this series, This Is My Kingdom Now is released this spring and follows on from follow-ups The Great War (2010) and Lower Reaches (2013). The pop sensibility of Del Amitri's sprightly hits was largely missing from this solo oeuvre, replaced by a tone Currie himself describes as "suicide in a saucy shirt". Over time audiences have begun to divine hit-type hooks buried within the gloom and now flock to hear epics such as "No, Surrender", "If I Ever Loved You?" and "Falsetto" with an alacrity some find surprising in an age where distraction from modernity's inferno is a kind of medical emergency.
Currie lives and breathes in Glasgow, collects beer mats and makes his own cushions.


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Queens Hall

85-89 Clerk Street
Edinburgh
Midlothian
United Kingdom
EH8 9JG

Venue Details

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SAT 23 DEC 2017
The Silencers
O2 ABC, GlasgowDoors 7.00pm£16.50
WED 31 JAN 2018
Jeff Tweedy
The Queen's Hall, Edinburgh7pm £28.50
THU 1 FEB 2018
Hayseed Dixie
O2 ABC, Glasgow7.00pm£17.50
SAT 10 FEB 2018
Henry Rollins ' Travel Slideshow'
spoken word show
Mitchell Theatre, Glasgow7.00 p.m.£23.50
THU 22 FEB 2018
Electric Six
Liquid Room, EdinburghDoors 7pm£18.00
SAT 24 FEB 2018
Stereophonics
Call stores for availability
The Hydro, GlasgowDoors 6.30pm£44.50
SUN 4 MAR 2018
Jonathan Wilson
plus special guests
Oran Mor, GlasgowDoors 7.00pm£15.00
THU 8 MAR 2018
Randy Newman
Usher Hall, EdinburghDoors 7pm£45.00
SAT 17 MAR 2018
Stiff Little Fingers
Barrowland, Glasgow7pmSOLD OUT
SUN 8 APR 2018
Toto
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
Callaghan
plus special guests Jesse Terry
Oran Mor, GlasgowDoors 7.00m£12.00
TUE 24 APR 2018
Noel Gallaghers High Flying Birds
The Hydro, GlasgowDoors 6.30pm£49.50
Peter Hammill
no support
Oran Mor, GlasgowDoors 7:00pm£20.00
THU 10 MAY 2018
Scott Matthews
plus Special Guests
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
Glasgow Royal Concert Hall, GlasgowDoors 7pm £26.50/£29.50
WED 16 MAY 2018
Don Mclean
Usher Hall, EdinburghDoors 7pm £29.50
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
FRI 29 JUN 2018
The Waterboys
Edinburgh Playhouse, Edinburgh7pm£37.50
SAT 30 JUN 2018
The Waterboys
Barrowland, Glasgow7.00pm£37.50
FRI 5 OCT 2018
They Might Be Giants
+ Special Guests
The Queen's Hall, EdinburghDoors 7pm£25.00
WED 31 OCT 2018
Christy Moore 'On The Road'
Glasgow Royal Concert Hall, Glasgow7.00pm £30.00
THU 1 NOV 2018
Christy Moore
'On The Road
Festival Theatre, EdinburghDoors 7pm £30.00
SAT 3 NOV 2018
Christy Moore 'On The Road'
Barrowland, Glasgow7.00om £30.00
WED 7 NOV 2018
Fat Freddy's Drop
O2 ABC, Glasgow7.00 p.m.£23.50
SUN 25 NOV 2018
The Human League
'Red Live 2018' Special Guests Midge Ure's Band Electronica
SEC Armadillo, GlasgowDoors 7pm £36/ £38.50
THU 29 NOV 2018
Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons
The Farewell Tour
The Hydro, GlasgowDoors 6.30pm £65.00