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Oct 22 2014

“Julie’s USA Tour Success; German pre-Christmas Concert Date & Duet on Aled Jones' New Album!!”

USA Tour:

Julie along with her band, has been enjoying her US tour very much and now over two weeks in to it, she has been delighted with the audience receptions in the many venues and States visited. Julie wishes to thank everyone who has turned out to support her shows so far. 
Here are two lovely and typical Reviews of Julie's US Tour concerts, published in the Hays Daily News on 19 October and in KCMotropolis.org on 21 October: http://www.juliefowlis.com/reviews/review.php?id=85 and http://www.juliefowlis.com/reviews/review.php?id=86

Full details of the final 3 shows of the Tour this week can be seen via Julie’s ‘Tour Dates’ page.

 

‘Stimmen im Advent’ Concert – Germany:

We are delighted to announce another return trip for Julie, to Lorrach in Germany for a special ‘Trio’ concert – ‘Stimmen im Advent’.  This will be a one-off acoustic concert in the lead up to Christmas, with special songs and music interwoven with story and poetry.  Not to be missed.......  Lorrach Stadtkirche (City Church), Lorrach, Germany –  Sunday 7 December 2014 at 5.30pm. 

Full concert information and ticket sales, etc, can be found via this link:   http://www.adticket.de/Stimmen-im-Advent-Gesange-und-Geschichten.html

 

Julie Duets with Aled Jones on New Album:

Finally, we are delighted to confirm that Julie is to feature in Welsh singer Aled Jones’ new Album called ‘At the Heart of it All’ where she duets with Aled on the Joni Mitchell classic ‘Both sides Now’.  This his 30th Album in as many years, will be released on 24 November 2014. 

For more details and to pre-order, etc, please visit: https://www.facebook.com/realaledjones

 

 






Oct 01 2014

“Julie Ready for her USA Tour 2014 ”

Following on from a highly successful series of Scottish gigs last weekend, Julie and the band are now very much looking forward to heading over the Atlantic this coming weekend for their ‘USA Tour 2014’. 

The Tour will continue under the general theme of ‘Music of the Scottish Isles’, but Julie will be performing music and songs from her already highly acclaimed new studio album ‘Gach sgeul’ (‘Every story’); as well as many favourites from previous award winning albums.

The Tour; which will include 14 dates/venues within a 19 day period covering 11 States; will commence on Tuesday 7 October 2014 in Memphis, Tennessee; on to Hammond, Louisiana;  then south to Meridian, Mississippi on Friday 10 October, before moving through the States of Illinois, Indiana, Missouri, Oklahoma, Kansas (3 dates), south west to Arizona, north east to Minnesota ( 2 dates), then back east for the final concert of the Tour on Saturday 25 October 2014 in Appleton, Wisconsin.

Full Tour dates, venue and ticket details, etc, can be found as ever at Julie’s ‘Tour Dates’ page and also if you want a ‘taster’ of what to expect, check out this link:

http://vimeo.com/107183668






Sep 25 2014

“Julie’s ‘Gach sgeul’ Tour Continues with Further Scottish Concerts”

Continuing a highly successful year of performing her new Album ‘Gach sgeul’ (Every story’) both on Tour and at major Festivals throughout the UK and Europe; Julie will be playing 3 further popular Scottish venues this weekend.

Starting tomorrow night (Friday 26 September at 8.00pm) Julie and her ‘Big Band’ will be performing to a ‘Sell Out’ crowd at the Woodend Barn in Banchory, Aberdeenshire; followed by the Albert Halls, Stirling, on Saturday 27 September at 7.30pm and rounding off in the The Queen’s Hall, Edinburgh on Monday 29 September at 8.00pm.

While Woodend Barn is already ‘Sold Out’, some tickets are still available for both Stirling and Edinburgh but hurry as they are going fast........   Full details can be found at Julie’s ‘Tour Dates’ page.

 

 

“Gàidhlig ann an Alba/Gaelic in Scotland BBC World Service”

As just posted earlier this week, a wee reminder that Julie was invited to contribute to a programme produced by BBC World Service last week looking at the current state of the Gaelic language in Scotland. It has been made available as a podcast also and you can hear it here http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p0274ntv

 






Sep 23 2014

“Gàidhlig ann an Alba/Gaelic in Scotland BBC World Service”

Julie was invited to contribute to a programme produced by BBC World Service last week looking at the current state of the Gaelic language in Scotland. It has been made available as a podcast also and you can hear it here http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p0274ntv




Aug 08 2014

“BBC Radio 4 – ‘Playing the Skyline’”

BBC Radio 4 – ‘Playing the Skyline’

Incase it is of interest to anyone, Julie has written a Blog about her experience composing music for BBC Radio 4's ‘Playing The Skyline’ series; which she featured in recently; and you can read all about it here:

http://t.co/bb9hDObs14   

Once into the Blog, you will find 2 further links which will allow you to listen to the new song in its current form (still work in progress!) and to listen to the ‘Playing the Skyline’ series again.

We hope you enjoy it all.

 

Single & Vinyl

Fresh from an outstanding performance at the Opening Ceremony of the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games alongside Rod Stewart, Susan Boyle, Mylo, Nicola Benedetti and Amy MacDonald, it has been announced that Julie will release the song performed at this prestigious ceremony as a digital single today. The track is called 'Smeorach Chlann Dòmhnaill/The Mavis of Clan Donald'** and comes from her new record 'Gach Sgeul/Every Story'. The single is available directly from Julie at the Store and is also available on iTunes.

We also revealed recently that for the first time Julie's music would be available to purchase on vinyl. 'Gach Sgeul/Every Story' is now available on vinyl and is available from the web store or good independent record shops.  Each purchase of a record also includes all tracks as MP3s also.

** Listen to Julie singing this very song, live at the 50th Cambridge Folk Festival where she performed on Sunday 3 August via the following link to BBC Radio 2’s ‘The Folk Show with Mark Radcliffe’ broadcast on Wednesday 6 August:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p024c5py


 






Gach sgeul, the new album, OUT NOW

Julie Fowlis performing Hè Gràdh Hò Gràdh’ on BBC's Transatlantic Sessions

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Tour Dates

24th Oct
MINNEAPOLIS, MN - USA TOUR 2014
'The Cedar' - Cedar Cultural Center, 416 Cedar Avenue South, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55454. USA.
25th Oct
APPLETON, WI - USA TOUR 2014
Kimberly Clark Theater - Fox Cities Performing Arts Center, 400 W. College Avenue, Appleton, Wisconsin 54911. USA.
9th Nov
ZARAGOZA, SPAIN.
Caixa Forum, Zaragoza, Spain.
7th Dec
LORRACH - GERMANY
'Stimmen im Advent' Lorrach Stadtkirche (City Church), Lorrach. Germany.
31st Dec
INVERNESS, SCOTLAND
'The Red Hot Highland Fling' The Northern Meeting Park Arena, Ardross Street, Inverness IV3 5NS

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