Genre-crossing, Madrid-based Irish-English-American quartet, Track Dogs, have announced tour dates starting this Friday through to February 29th, in support of their acclaimed new album, ‘Fire On The Rails’.
On a recent Friday night in Glasgow’s East End, at St Luke’s, around the corner from Barrowlands, Ian and James Felice glance up at the room that they could have sold-out many times and smile to themselves. It’s their first visit since 2016 to one of their cities. They built their tour around this Celtic … Continue reading “The Felice Brothers +The Rails+ Carson McHone @Celtic Connections, St Luke’s, Glasgow, 24th January 2020”
Folk duo, The Rails, begin the evening’s proceedings with their crisp vocal melodies enhanced by the acoustic guitar parts flitting between lead and rhythm lines without missing a beat. Their set comprises of a variety of songs from their back catalogue mixed in with songs from their latest album, ‘Cancel the Sun’, including ‘Something Is … Continue reading “Saving Grace + The Rails, Birmingham Town Hall, 22nd December 2019”
This was the last UK tour date for The Rails – Kami Thompson and James Walbourne – who had hit the road in support of their album, ‘Cancel The Sun’, released back in August. The support tonight was from Danny Wilson, of Danny & The Champions Of The World, Bennett, Wilson, Poole and Grand Drive. … Continue reading “The Rails + Danny Wilson, Oslo, Hackney, London, 29th October 2019”
“Something is slipping my mind” Kami Thompson sings on one of the multiple not-so-hidden gems on ‘Cancel The Sun’. But in fact when it comes to ‘Cancel the Sun’ qualifying as a folk-rock landmark of 2019, absolutely nothing is lacking at all – and only one track of its 10 is arguably surplus to requirements.
From their best yet album ‘Cancel The Sun‘, this is James Walbourne and Kami Thompson’s rocking new single, out now, with a video filmed in Cecil Sharp House. A great live act, they’re also on tour in the UK in October.
Following a sold-out show at The Lexington in London on July 31st and an appearance at the Cambridge Folk Festival the following day, James Walbourne and Kami Thompson, aka The Rails, head out on a UK headline tour in October.
When folk royalty such as Richard Thompson venture into the adjoining pub before this sold out show, it tends to ramp up the pressure somewhat. It’s a challenge that his daughter, the prodigiously talented Kami Thompson and her husband, James Walbourne, seem more than ready to meet, however, as they perform an excellent show, showcasing … Continue reading “The Rails, The Lexington, London, 31 July 2019”
James Walbourne and Kami Thompson, aka The Rails, return with this excellent folky piece from their forthcoming third album, out on Thirty Tigers soon. They’re at The Lexington on July 31st and Cambridge Folk Festival on August 1st. Great video too – watch until the very end…
From his new album “Some Of Us Are Free, Some Of Us Are Lost?”, out now, this is California man Bob Hillman delivering a hooky slice of rootsy rock that will improve your day.