Texas singer-songwriter Sam Baker whose new album we reviewed in glowing terms last week, is heading to our shores for some dates later this month. Rolling Stone called his last album “Say Grace” one of the 10 best country albums of 2013 and Mojo magazine’s Sylvie Simmons argued that Baker’s songs “are simple on the surface, poetry underneath – hence the Townes Van Zandt comparisons…. Even the songs that don’t quote old gospel standards sound like you’ve always known them.” And we do like to quote old gospel standards. Here are those dates.
Sam Baker UK Dates 2017
Fri 23 June: Glasgow: St Andrews in the Square
Sat 24 June: Gateshead: Caedmon Hall, Gateshead Central Library
Sun 25 June: Queensbury, Bradford: Black Dyke Mills Heritage Venue
Mon 26 June: Sheffield: The Greystones
Tue 27 June: Leicester: The Musician
Wed 28 June: London: What’s Cookin’, Leytonstone Ex-Servicemens Club
Thu 29 June: Bristol: The Tunnels
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