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A very Happy New Year to allPosted: Tuesday 9th January 2018
Join Pauline and Sandy on their journey of 2018. More to be announced soon! The first gig of the year for the duo will take place at Irvine Folk Club on Wednesday 31st January at 8pm. More details about the club can be found here Hope to see you there!
Duo confirmed for Glenfarg Folk Feast 2018Posted: Friday 1st December 2017
Pauline and Sandy have today been confirmed for appearing at the 40th Glenfarg Folk Feast in April 2018. (6th,7th and 8th) They will be opening the Sunday evening concert on the 8th,which will also feature the wonderful Richard Digance and The James Brothers with Emily Smith. It promises to be a magical weekend! Get your tickets here!
LINE - Live In The North EastPosted: Thursday 30th November 2017
Pauline and Sandy are delighted to be confirmed for headlining LINE (Live In The North East) next March 8th 2018. They will be opening the gig season for LINE at Percy Park RFC . Tickets can be purchased here. If you are in the area, do come along!
Coming up - Craigie Folk Club Posted: Wednesday 1st November 2017
Following two successful nights at Partick and Stirling Folk Clubs, Pauline and Sandy will be headlining Craigie Folk Club this coming Saturday 4th November. Craigie is the first folk club that Pauline ever performed in and she is looking forward to returning for a third time! The venue is Craigie Village hall in the village of Craigie near Kilmarnock, KA1 5LY. Tickets are £10 or £6 (under 16) pay at the door. BYOB. See you there!
Upcoming Gigs-Partick & Stirling Folk Club Posted: Wednesday 25th October 2017
For your next Pauline and Sandy fix, there are two dates coming your way. Friday 27th October, they will be headlining at Partick Folk Club . Doors will be 7.30pm, with tickets priced at £8/6. BYOB. The following Monday 30th October they will headline Stirling Folk Club, doors 7.45pm and tickets will be £9. For further details check out the websites. A great night guaranteed! Come along and enjoy!
Cramlington Folk Club - 12th Sept 2017Posted: Tuesday 8th August 2017
Following a wonderful performance to an appreciative Glasgow crowd, Pauline and Sandy will be making a return to England next month. They will be perfoming at Cramlington Folk Club on Tuesday 12th September. Do check the Cramlington FC website for all the details!
Celtic Music Radio performance -July 23rdPosted: Sunday 25th June 2017
Pauline and Sandy will be guesting on Celtic Music Radio 95FM on Sunday 23rd July. They will be chatting and perfoming live on' A Coffee with a Danish' from 2pm with Eva Lees. Tune in if you can!
Duo to headline The Star Folk Club in JulyPosted: Wednesday 26th April 2017
Following a very well received opening slot last year, Pauline and Sandy will return to the Star Folk Club as the main act on the 25th of July in Glasgow. Tickets will be £8. Come along and give them a great big Glasgow welcome and prepare to be entertained!
Glowing Fatea review for duo following Glossop gig.Posted: Thursday 6th April 2017
Following a successful night at Glenfarg Folk Club on the 27th March, Pauline and Sandy headed to England for Concerts at The Globe , performing at The Globe in Glossop. A first visit for Sandy and a fourth for Pauline. A warm and appreciative crowd made for a lovely experience. It also resulted in an excellent review of the live concert by FATEA Magazine. The review can be read here
Duo selected for coveted Fatea Showcase SessionsPosted: Wednesday 1st February 2017
The new pairing of Pauline and Sandy has caught the attention of the team at FATEA magazine. After receiving their acoustic promotional CD which had also been aired on Stockport based show Roots and Fusion, Pauline was delighted to be contacted to offer the duo a spot on the Fatea Showcase Sessions. The entire session is free and able to be downloaded here. A variety of great artists and you will get to hear Pauline and Sandy performing 'The Dreamer'. The session has limited availability and is available from today until April 30th. Download it now!
Falkirk Folk Club confirmed for April 20thPosted: Wednesday 1st February 2017
Pauline and Sandy Stanage will be headlining Falkirk Folk Club on April 20th. The club holds special memories for Pauline, having performed twice there with Edwin Gallacher in previous years. She is greatly looking forward to returning with Sandy! Tickets £7 an 8pm start and a lovely wee night guaranteed. Come along!
'Wee Folk Club' first performance of 2017.Posted: Thursday January 12th 2017
Happy New Year to all! Pauline and Sandy Stanage will be doing their second only, public performance and first full set live at the Wee Folk Club in Edinburgh on Sunday 5th February starting at 8.30pm. Tickets £5, come along for a very intimate night of acoustic music and to unwind!
New Duo's inaugural gig at 'The Star'.Posted: Tuesday August 30th 2016
Pauline and Sandy Stanage will be doing their first public performance live at the Star Folk Club in Glasgow on Tuesday 4th October starting at 8pm. They will be opening for Fil Campbell & Tom McFarland for what promises to be a great night of music! Come along and watch them go!
Craigie Folk Club booked for 2017.Posted: Tuesday May 31st 2016
Pauline and Sandy Stanage will be playing Craigie Folk Club, in their first booking for 2017. The date for your wee diaries will be November 4th. Based at Craigie Village hall, tickets details will be posted near to the time.
Pauline to work with Sandy Stanage.Posted: Tuesday May 31st 2016
Pauline is very excited to announce that she'll be working with top Scottish guitarist Sandy Stanage this summer. See the most recent blog for more information. Sandy is hugely respected throughout the UK Folk scene, and is known for his duo with Scots singer Sylvia Barnes as well as working with Fiona Forbes. Bookings are currently being taken for 2017, so keep an eye out on the gig page for upcoming shows!
Pauline joins The Grand Gestures for final show at King Tuts.Posted: Thursday January 14th 2016
Happy New Year to you! The first piece of great news for the year is in. Pauline will be preparing to share the stage with The Grand Gestures at the famous King Tuts Wah Wah Hut in Glasgow on Saturday May 21st this year. It promises to be the best yet! Don't miss it. The full line up of 'Gestures' appearing to follow. Tickets for the show may be bought via this link here .
Grand Gestures album reviewsPosted: Sunday December 27th 2015
Following the release of 'Happy Holidays' for The Grand Gestures, the album has come into some excellent reviews. Alan Morrison of The Sunday Herald has given the group a nod at #35 in the Top 50 Scottish Albums of the Year. Furthermore 'Happy Holidays' was Album of The Month - (The Skinny) and Album Of the Week - (Rough Trade Shops.) You can read The Skinny Review here.
Grand Gestures release 'Happy Holidays'Posted: Wednesday November 18th 2015
The Grand Gestures new and last album 'Happy Holidays' is due to be released on November 20th. Available on all digital platforms and you can buy the CD direct from the above link. Tired of ho ho ho? Prepare to hear the most downbeat Christmas album, you might ever hear from the electronic ensemble. If you would like to hear Pauline's collaboration track 'Quiet' with Andrew Howie you can listen here.
Return to Leith Folk ClubPosted: Monday October 26th 2015
Pauline and Edwin return to Leith folk club tomorrow night. This will be their last gig of the year. Hope you can join them for a mixture of old and new tracks.
Uxbridge Folk ClubPosted: Tuesday October 13th 2015
Pauline and Edwin are due to make their first folk club appearance in London, at Uxbridge Folk Club this coming Thursday 15th October. If you are in the area and would like to catch them for this
performance, the folk club is currently based at the 'Uxbridge Royal Naval Association'. Details at the above link. Tickets are £8 and the show
starts at 8pm
Upcoming show in Beverley
Posted: Wednesday September 9th 2015
Pauline and Edwin are due to make their debut appearance in Beverley, at The White Horse Folk Club . If you are in the area and would like to catch them for this performance, the folk club is currently based at 'The 'Rose and Crown' bar in Beverley. Details at the above link. Tickets are £7 and the show starts at 8.30pm
Pauline finally joins Twitter
Posted: Sunday July 19th 2015
Much to her own surprise, Pauline has taken to joining Twitter. (At last, we hear you say). To follow her and keep up with all the latest postings and news, you will find her profile here
Stirling Folk Club Added to the Gig Calendar
Posted: Monday July 7th 2015
It will be only the second time that Pauline and Edwin have performed in Stirling. However this will be their debut performance at Stirling Folk Club on Monday August 10th. Expect the usual fine balance of interpretations and original song, as well as some new material . Ticket prices and information can be found at the web link above. Tickets may also be bought on the door on the night. The club address can be found here
Tickets for Glossop show available now
Posted: Monday June 8th 2015
Pauline and Edwin are due to be appearing at the 'Globe Inn' in Glossop on Thursday 25th June. Tickets for the show can be purchased in the following ways. Online at WeGotTickets.com You may also contact Jamie Knowles to reserve tickets on the following number 07512 214 668. Further details can be found at the Concerts at The Globe website. Hope you can join us!
Pauline to be interviewed on Camglen Radio
Posted: Sunday 31st May 2015
Pauline will be appearing on Camglen Radio 107.9FM on 'It's All About Folk' with Danny Matheson between 6pm-8pm on Monday 1/6/15. She'll be chatting about her upcoming 'Arran Folk Festival appearance with Edwin Gallacher on Saturday 6th June. Robin Fisher of Arran Events is also expected to be in the studio. Tickets for the festival are available at the above link. Tune in to catch up with the latest antics of Pauline and Edwin!
Pauline and Edwin announced for Goosfest
Posted: Thursday 2nd April 2015
The lineup for Goosfest 2015 has been confirmed and Pauline and Edwin are all set to be part of this exciting music and arts festival in Cheshire. This will see the duo returning to England for their fourth festival appearance, on Saturday 10th October at 4pm, for Folk at The Marquee. Headlining the two-day event will be Edwina Hayes, with guest
appearances from Jez Lowe, Boo Hewerdine, Wingin' It, Howden Jones, The Slippery Hill Boys, Sunjay and
Robert Lane. Tickets aren't currently available, however do keep an eye on the Box Office page for updates.
Arran Folk Festival welcomes duo
Posted: Saturday 21st March 2015
Pauline and Edwin have been confirmed for the Arran Folk Festival for Saturday 6th June 2015. This sees a return for Pauline who played at the 17th folk festival in Arran back in 2011 with guitarist Paul Baird and the night holds a very special memory for her. They will be playing at Brodick Hall and tickets are now available to buy here
Dunfermline Folk Club Gig - March 4th
Posted: Sunday 1st March 2015
You can catch Pauline and Edwin this coming Wednesday 4th March, at Dunfermline Folk Club , based in the Thistle Tavern. Entry £6. Doors 8pm, starts 8.30pm. Join them for a relaxing evening of acoustic music.
Duo confirmed for first 'Dundee Celt Fest'
Posted: Wednesday 25th February 2015
Pauline and Edwin are delighted to be announced in the line up for the very first Celtic Rock and Folk festival in Dundee - Dundee Celt Fest They will open for the hugely popular Celtic Rock band Coast on Sunday September 20th. This promises to be a great night and tickets for this show are now confirmed as being available here .
Glossop Concert date confirmed for Summer
Posted: Monday 16th February 2015
This summer will see the return of Pauline and Edwin to Glossop for the third year in a row. Following two hugely successful concerts, the popular pair are set to return to The Globe Inn on 25th June. Tickets are £8 and available to buy here
Duo set for Dundee Return
Posted: Wednesday 4th February 2015
Pauline and Edwin are set to play music bar Clarks on Lindsay Street on Thursday 19th February, following a successful appearance in the early part of 2014. As always you can expect a varied set, with the possibility of one or two new tracks. Tickets for the gig are only £5! You heard us right. If you fancy coming, all tickets are available to buy at Clark's bar. 80 North Lindsay Street, Dundee. DD1 1PS Tel: 01382 224925
STV Riverside Show upcoming appearance
Posted: Tuesday 13th January 2015
Exciting news for the duo as they are have been confirmed as appearing on the STV Riverside Show, on the 15th January at 7pm. This will be Pauline and Edwin's first ever live appearance on television! You don't want to miss it. The programme is available to watch on STV Glasgow ,for those that can't see it live, the link for catching up is http://player.stv.tv/summary/riverside-show/
Rumer support slot confirmed for 2015
Posted: Tuesday 30th December 2014
Pauline and Edwin are delighted and honoured to be confirmed as supporting Rumer at her only Scottish show as part of the 'Into Colour' tour. They will provide support at the Queens Hall in Edinburgh on February 26th 2015. Tickets for this show are available here
Listen again to BBC Radio Cumbria
Posted: Saturday 6th December 2014
Before heading off to 'Carlisle Folk and Blues Club', Pauline and Edwin had a great day in Carlisle on 5th December. If you missed their interview and live performance on the Gordon Swindlehurst show, worry not, the link for catching up is here .
Pauline and Edwin set to appear on
BBC Radio Cumbria
Posted: Sunday 30th November 2014
Pauline and Edwin have been confirmed as appearing on BBC Radio Cumbria this coming Friday 5th December. They will be chatting and performing live on the 'Gordon Swindehurst' show from 12pm. This performance will be in preparation for their evening performance at the 'Carlisle Folk and Blues Club' at 8pm.
'Big Burns Supper' festival 2015 - Dumfries
Posted: Sunday 30th November 2014
The duo are confirmed for being part of the 'Big Burns Supper' festival and will be giving a performance in Greyfriars church. As well as paying homage to the bard, Pauline and Edwin will be showcasing new original material as well as fresh interpretations. The date for your diaries is Friday 30th January 2015
Debut performance at Edinburgh Folk club pending
Posted: Monday 10th November 2014
After three successful Edinburgh gigs throughout the year, the duo are set to make their debut performance at 'Edinburgh Folk Club' on Wednesday 26th November from 8pm.
Feature of Pauline and Edwin in local newspaper the 'Genn News'
Posted: Friday 31st October 2014
Local Glasgow paper the 'Genn' have featured the duo, following the recent announcement of upcoming Glasgow dates, for the 'Star Folk Club' and 'Celtic Connections'. The 141 issue which contains the article can be found here.
November booking at the 'Star Folk Club' -Glasgow
Posted: Wednesday 20th October 2014
Pauline and Edwin are set to make their debut performance at the 'Star Folk Club' for 'Live At The Star' in Glasgow. The duo have travelled around the country since the beginning of the year and look forward to playing on home soil.
Pauline and Edwin announced for 'Celtic Connections' 2015
Posted: Wednesday 15th October 2014
Exciting news for Pauline Alexander and Edwin Gallacher as the pair have been announced for 'Celtic Connections'. They will open for the 'Pearlfishers' at the 'Mitchell Library Theatre' The date for your diaries is Friday 16th January 2015.
'Celtic Music Radio' appearance - Live Set and interview
Posted: Wednesday 8th October 2014
The duo will be set to appear on 'Late night with Alan Burke' show on Wednesday 29th of October 10pm-midnight. Expect to hear the familiar as well as some of the new material, which will be recorded for 2015. New song 'The Dreamer' will be played live on the show. Listen live here.
Pauline to play at the 'Bunfight' with the 'Grand Gestures'
Posted: Wednesday 10th September 2014
Pauline will be performing with the 'Grand Gestures' and previewing some new tracks ahead of the release of 'Third', the new album. Included in the line up will be Celie Byrne and new 'Grand Gestures' 'Grahame Skinner' of 'Hipsway' fame and 'Andrew Mitchell' of 'The Hazey Janes'. The night will end in a perfomance from 'King Creosote'. Catch all the excitement at the Dreel Halls in Anstruther on 20th September!
Stirling Fringe Festival - Double bill
with Amy Duncan
Posted: Monday 1st September 2014
Pauline and Edwin are set to appear alongside Amy Duncan at the Cowane's Hospital in Stirling. It's sure to be a relaxing evening of soothing music! All the details of course can be found here.
Pauline and Edwin to play Ceol Cholasa festival 2014
Posted: Saturday 16th August 2014
Pauline and Edwin are set to join this years line up for 'Ceol Cholasa' 11th-14th September on the beautiful island of Colonsay! This year's line up includes BBC Radio 2 Folk Singer of the Year, 'Bella Hardy', 'Rura' and 'Battlefield Band'. Full details and tickets here.
Dean Jackson To Play Dear Sister On His BBC Introducing Show
Posted: Saturday 9th August 2014
Dean Jackson is playing Dear Sister on his BBC Introducing Show which airs on BBC Radio Nottingham, Derby, Leicestershire and Lincolnshire. You can cath the show from 8pm on Saturday 9th August at the following link. It's always an honour to be played on any show and we are very grateful to Dean, the team and those who may have suggested it to the show.
New Grand Gestures Track For Their Third Installment
Posted: Saturday 9th August 2014
Electronica frontman Jan Burnett had been busy working on this third installment to the Grand Gestures project. This time its a little bit darker than its already bleak siblings. Pauline arrive at Grand Gestures HQ to record some vocals for her own take of vocals to accompany one of Jan's tunes with something a little more chilling than before. More details to follow. Rumours suggest there might be another outing for the ensemble to be announced soon.
Isambard Folk Award Nomination
Posted: Monday 21st April 2014
The Isambard Folk Award nomination has seen Pauline and Edwin making the final cut of 14 musicians to be shortlisted for this prestigious award. It also gives a chance to perform on the main stage at Bristol Folk Festival. To say that we are excited about this is an understatement. The final place will be awarded to those who have had the highest public vote. The last day of voting is Friday 25th April 2014. If you would like to vote for them you can do so at the link here. http://bristolfolkfestival.co.uk/isambard-poll-2/
On ITV News As Part Of Burns Night Celebrations At Burns Cottage
Posted: Monday 27th January 2014
Alexander & Edwin Gallacher appeared briefly as part of a news
feature on ITV News. Having performed at the Burns Cottage for Burns
Night, footage of the duo could be seen interspersed with other shots
from the Burns celebrations including addressing the haggis. It was
also an ideal time for the crew to ask the guests their thoughts
on whether Scotland should be independent. The news item was aired
at 6pm and 10pm.
Craigie Folk Club Added to the Gig Calendar
Posted: Sunday 19th January 2014
Having played at Craigie Folk Club last year it is a pleasure to perform in Craigie again. Pauline and Edwin will be returning to Craigie Hall on Saturday 5th April 2014. Tickets are priced at £10 concessions £9 and Under 16's are £5.
Live Telephone Interview on Marlow FM
Posted: Sunday 19th January 2014
Pauline Alexander joined radio show presenters Paul Mansell and Andy Fowler for a telephone chat about songwriting, performing south of the border and an upcoming gig in Alcester as part of the Winter Festival. There were three live tracks played. Two of which were from a live performance at Glenfarg and another from Glasgow Cathedral comprising of Money For Floods, Broken Youth and Imagine. The show was broadcasted on Saturday 18th January 2014 at 4pm.
Burns Night Supper And Songs At The Burns Cottage, Alloway
Posted: Monday 6th January 2014
Burns Night is almost upon us and Pauline and Edwin are performing some Burns songs as part of a Burns night at the bards cottage. Expect some Haggis, Neeps and Tatties as well as a fine dose of recitation and song in honour of Rabbie Burns. Thursday 23rd January at 7pm. More event details here.
Back To Falkirk Folk Club In January
Posted: Monday 6th January 2014
After Supporting Barbara Dymock and Chris Marra at Falkirk Folk Club last year Pauline and Edwin are back again to do a full set. Its a honour to revisit such a friendly club at their home in the Tolbooth Tavern. Put Thursday 30th January in your diary and come on over to Falkirk for 8pm.
Pauline & Edwin To Appear on David
Fortune's Show on Radio West Fife
Posted: Friday 3rd January 2014
Grand Gestures To Perform At The CCA in Glasgow
Posted: Friday 3rd January 2014
Pauline & Edwin to play Folk For The Clutha at St Andrew's In The Square
Posted: Sunday 8th December 2013Pauline & Edwin are joining a whole host of musicians from the folk music community who will come together to support those affected by the Clutha Vaults accident on Friday 29th November 2013. The charity event will be held on Friday 10th January 2014 and Saturday 11th January 2014 at 7.30pm at St Andrew's In The Square and is being organised by Celtic Music Radio. Bill Adair, Paddy Callaghan, Steven Clark, Fiona Cuthill & Stevie Lawrence, Tom Fairnie, Haggerdash, Arthur Johnstone, Moira Kerr, Adam McCulloch, Lori McTear, The O'Cajunals, Rudegin, Mick West & Frank McLaughlin, and
many more. This is a free event with donations at the door. Further event details here.
Sunday Session Christmas Party with Ciaran Dorris Live on Celtic Music Radio
Posted: Sunday 8th December 2013
Ciaran Dorris is having his Christmas Party live you're invited. Pauline Alexander and Edwin Gallacher are special guest and will be live on air on Sunday 22nd Dec 2013. Tune in within the Glasgow area on 1530MW or by pointing your browser at http://www.celticmusicradio.net/.
Carlisle Gig Booked At Carlisle Folk Club for 2014
Posted: Tuesday 19th November 2013
Pauline and Edwin have another date south of the border with Carilsle Folk Club. Venue is still to be confirmed. Its been set for Friday 5th Dec 2014. You can check out this and other gigs here
Booking Confirmed For Kirkcaldy Acoustic Music Club
Posted: Monday 11th November 2013
Time to put another date in your diaries 'Thursday 17th April 2014' as Pauline & Edwin have been booked for Kirkcaldy Acoustic Music Club. Set in the Polish Ex Serviceman's Club this will be their second outing in Fife.
Another Chance To Catch Pauline's Live Session On Roots And Fusion
Posted: Friday 8th November 2013
If you missed the live session then there is another opportunity to hear what you missed out on. Set within the Barista Cafe in the Underbank area of Stockport, Rick Stuart and the soundcrew set the stage for another live session for his Roots And Fusion show. You can listen or download here.
The Saturday Sandwich On Pulse 98.4 with Pauline & Edwin
Posted: Wednesday 4th November 2013
Pauline and Edwin will be in the Pulse Radio studios on Saturday 7th December 2013 at 12pm with the Saturday Sandwich. Expect the usual improvised sessions and tomfoolery. Live sesssion and Interview too. You can catch it all here or on their facebook page
Glossop Violins Concerts Folk Club "Best Act 2013"
Monday 4th November 2013
"Pauline Alexander was outstanding at The Globe, best act at The Globe 2013. And that
takes some doing." were the words of Jamie Knowles for Pauline and Edwin's performance at The Globe last week. Just some of the many kind words they received for their sets.
Roots & Fusion Live Session with Rick Stuart on Pure Radio
Monday 4th November 2013
Pauline Alexander and Edwin Gallacher were invited down for a live session in Stockport on Rick Stuart's Roots n Fusion programme on Pure Radio. You can tune in on Wednesday 6th November 2013 at 10pm (UK time) for the live set and interview by following this link and clicking on the listen live button at the right of the page. Alternatively point your browser at http://www.pureradio.org.uk
Glossop Violins Concerts Folk Club Gig At The Globe Inn
Thursday 31st October 2013
Jamie Knowles brings Pauline Alexander & Edwin Gallacher for their first ever folk club gig in Glossop. It only took 5 minutes after seeing the Dear Sister music video to decide to book her for the club. Join us at the Globe Inn, Glossop if you can. Tickets are only £6 and available from Wegottickets.com
New Look Thoughts For The Masses Album Arrives
Tuesday 29th October 2013
Thoughts For The Masses has been given a bit of a refresh for its third reprint since being released. The new look inlay includes new graphics for the cd booklet and re-designed back cover. The cd graphics have also been given a rework too. We loved the old cd but we think the new one looks even better. You can see more about the album here
Sunday Session Live Session with Ciaran Dorris on Celtic Music Radio
Sunday 27th October 2013
Ciaran Dorris invites Pauline Alexander and Edwin Gallacher to join fellow guest Danish music booking agent of folksongs.dk, Lone Lambert Jenson. Live session, interview and chat about newly wed loyal listeners Eva and Davy Lees. Follow the link for Celtic Music Radio to find out more on Sunday 28th October 2013 at http://www.celticmusicradio.net/
Glossop Life Talks To Pauline Alexander
Friday 25th October 2013
Glossop Life had a bit of a chat with Pauline ahead of their gig at The Globe Inn. With conversation that ranged from elves, lettuce and folk you might not be too sure what to expect. Read the lively and spirited article here
Pauline To Perform At The Brightest Star Charity Ball
Saturday 12th October 2013
Pauline Alexander and Edwin Gallacher are to perform at the Brightest Star Charity Ball at the Hilton Glasgow. The Brightest Star charity is a legacy in memory of Jack Kennedy to raise awreness and funds to help save childrens lives and support families who have children shining bright in the sky.
Vic Galloway Live Session with The Grand Gestures on BBC Radio Scotland - Catch Up Can Be Found Here
Tuesday 8th October 2013
Catch the link to listen to the Grand Gestures live session if you missed it here. The session included guest vocals by Pauline Alexander amongst others. Available for the next 6 days.
"Second" album from Grand Gestures arrives
Monday 7th October 2013
The Grand Gestures release their new follow up album Second. Pauline Alexander lends her words and vocals to "A Whisper Of Sayonara" as one of the tracks on the new album. Inspired by murder ballads it is intended to have a haunting feel to the song. You can hear the song or buy the track or album here. Music by Jan Burnett with some nice instrumental by Dave Burnett.
Vic Galloway Live Session with The Grand Gestures on BBC Radio Scotland
Monday 7th October 2013
Pauline Alexander visited the studios of BBC Radio Scotland to join the Scottish Electronica ensemble Grand Gestures for a live session on Vic Galloway's BBC Radio Scotland show. Pauline's contribution to the Grand Gestures 'Second' album 'A Whisper Of Sayonara' wont be featured on the show but you can expect to hear Running With Scissors, Daybreak and There's No Place Like Home. Guest musicians include Jan Burnett, Sanjeev Kohli, Emma Pollock [Delgados], Andrew Howie [Calamateur], Jill O'Sullivan [Sparrow & The Workshop], Celie Byrne, Dave Burnett & Barry Gibson. Vic Galloway Facebook page can be found here
Ready to Folk at Folkstock in Elstree
Saturday 21st September 2013
Folkstock marks Pauline and Edwin's first festival in England and also sees her sharing the main stage with the likes of Kris Drever, Lucy Ward and Josienne Clarke. Set across four stages, the festival aims to showcase the best in emerging and established talent.
Colum Sands Plays Dear Sister On His Folk Club Show on BBC Radio Ulster
Saturday 21st September 2013
Dear Sister was played on Colum Sands Folk Club show on BBC Radio Ulster. You can find the programme for the next seven days here.
Interview for Herald Scotland
Friday 20th September 2013
Pauline Alexander was interviewed for the Herald Scotland online. With Folkstock's inaugral festival coming up as well as being Pauline's first ever festival in England - well, it seemed a good time to grab a chat. You can read the full article here
Glenfarg Folk Club Welcomes Pauline Alexander & Edwin Gallacher
Monday 16th September 2013
Glenfarg Folk Club welcomes Pauline Alexander for the first time which follows previous outings at Falkirk Folk Club and Craigie Folk Club too. Set in the basement of the Glenfarg Hotel Pauline and Edwin hope their enchanting music charms the Perthshire crowd with a wee bit of banter too.
Performing At Best Of The West Festival
Saturday 14th September 2013
Pauline and Edwin are to perform at the Best Of The West Festival in Inveraray. The line up includes Skerryvore and Red Hot Chilli Pipers. As its name suggests, it aims to give you the Best Of The West whether its music, food or drink.
Heading To The Scottish Borders For Innerleithen Music Festival
Sunday 18th August 2013
Innerleithen welcomes Pauline and Edwin to their Innerleithen Music Festival. Performing as part of their Sunday afternoon concerts in the Memorial Hall they will be joined by Kathy Stewart & The Frequent Flyers and Joe Richardson.
Al's Show Live Session with Alan Grant on Celtic Music Radio
Friday 16th August 2013
Alan Grant has Pauline Alexander & Edwin Gallacher on his show for a live session and interview on his Al's Show programme on Celtic Music Radio. Having joined Pauline in February, Edwin makes his debut radio appearance to give listeners a taste of his silky smooth classically inspired fingerstyle of guitar.
Ayr Flower Show to have Pauline and Edwin perform
Sunday 4th August 2013
The Ayr Flower Show welcomes Pauline and Edwin to Rozelle Estate for a performance on their stage. Their music programming is as varied as ever this year with everything from Brass Bands to Ceilidh Bands and Fiddle Orchestras. We are very to be part of their festival. Hope to see you there.
Jim Gellatly Plays Where Lucfer Lingers On His Amazing Radio Show
Sunday 2nd June 2013
Where Lucifer Lingers is played on Jim Gellatly's Amazing Radio Show. Showcasing the finest emerging talent you can find a wide plethora of the finest new music on Amazing Radio and Amazing Tunes. Pauline's profile can be found here.
Broken Youth Played on Mike Harding's Folk Show
Sunday 2nd June 2013
Mike Harding will be playing Broken Youth on his folk show. The show that plays the very best in folk, roots and acoustic music. You can find the podcast here and the facebook page here
Third Degree Burns Sees Pauline Performing At The Burns Museum
Sunday 1st June 2013
In tribute to the Scottish Bard, Pauline and Edwin are to perform at the Robert Burns Birthplace Museum. Joining a host of other Scottish performers this is sure to be a brilliant night. Performers include Paul McKenna Band, Macanta, Little Fire with Milla Crann, Colin Hunter and Gerry Cambridge.
Mike Harding To Play Where Lucifer Lingers On His Folk Show
Sunday 26th May 2013
Mike Harding will be playing Where Lucifer Lingers on his folk show. The show that aims to play the very best in folk, roots and acoustic music. You can find the podcast here. You can also find the facebook page here
Pauline to Support Barbara Dymock and Chris Marra at Falkirk Folk Club
Thursday 16th May 2013
Pauline and Edwin are to support Barbara Dymock and Chris Marra at Falkirk Folk Club. This is Pauline's first ever outing in Falkirk and its a pleasure to join the Falkirk Folk crew at their home in the Tolbooth Tavern.
Sunday Session Appearance with Ciaran Dorris on Celtic Music Radio
Sunday 4th April 2013
Pauline Alexander & Stephen Thomson appear on Ciaran Dorris' show for an his Sunday Session show on Celtic Music Radio. Stephen Thomson of Cracker Dog Records is heavily involved in the promotion of Pauline Alexander's music and takes a rare oppotunity to share the mic with some words with Pauline Alexander.
Colum Sands Plays Dear Sister & Broken Youth On Folk Club on BBC Radio Ulster
Saturday 9th March 2013
Dear Sister and Broken Youth were played on Colum Sand's Folk Club programme on BBC Radio Ulster. You can find the show on catch up here for the next seven days here
Frank Hennessey's Celtic Heartbeat plays Where Lucifer Lingers And Dear Sister
Sunday 3rd March 2013
A double airplay for Pauline was given by Frank Hennessey on his Celtic Heartbeat show on BBC Radio Wales. Where Lucifer Lingers and Dear Sister was given a spin.