Evening Times: Americana legend Peter Case Americana legend Peter Case

May 2019 sees the dynamic pairing of two Americana legends Peter Case and Sid Griffin who are headed to Scotland for a short tour. The Grammy nominated Case first drew notice in rock groups The Nerves and The Plimsouls but since 1986 Case has been a solo singer-songwriter, usually appearing alone, with a dozen solo albums in his catalogue. He has collaborated with a Who’s Who of USA notables including T-Bone Burnett, Van Dyke Parks, Roger McGuinn, Heartbreakers Mike Campbell and Benmont Tench, as well as David Hidalgo of Los Lobos.

Sid Griffin is known to British audiences from the Long Ryders and his frequent appearances on both BBC radio and TV as a pundit. Griffin has three solo albums out, the last being The Trick Is To Breathe, an album Uncut magazine named Americana Album of the Month, writing “…it is a high-water mark in a career which has always celebrated traditional American music with eloquence and boundless enthusiasm.

The tour dates include

  • 18th May (Sat) – Kinross, Backstage at The Green Hotel, Backstage at The Green Hotel, Kinross KY13 8AS
  • 19th May (Sun) – Glasgow, The Doublet, 74 Park Rd, Glasgow G4 9JF
  • 20th May (Mon) – Hawick (Scottish Borders), The Heart of Hawick, Kirkstile, Hawick, TD9 0AE
  • 21st May (Tue) – Edinburgh, The Voodoo Rooms, 19a W Register St, Edinburgh EH2 2AA

For more information please visit www.petercase.com and www.sidgriffin.com