March 09 News
Blueflint have a lot of news for you..its an exciting year for us with lots going on.
New CD- "High Bright Morning."
The CD is nearing completion and is sounding great! We are back in the recording studio with producer Jim Sutherland to finish off a couple of songs. It has been a real pleasure working with everyone who has been involved and we are very excited about releasing it.
Artist Chis Biddlecome has been working on the artwork for the CD. Chris has worked as an independent artist for the last 20 years and has exhibited his mixed media constructions throughout the UK and internationally. We have worked with him in the past in a collaboration for 'Cabin Exchange.' For the design of the CD he has come up with something really special.
The CD will be released on the 30th September; free downloads of a couple of the new tracks from the CD will be made available from the Blueflint website/ myspace site shortly.
CD Launch Nights
We are planning two CD launch nights:
Our first CD launch is in Scotland. This will be at the Voodoo rooms in Edinburgh on Wed 30th September.
We are so delighted to be releasing our new CD....it will be great to have a special night with our family and friends and many others there too....so let us know if you would like to come along...be great to see you there.
This will be a free event to all on our guest list so let us know if you would like to come along and we will add your names. If you aren't on the guest- list tickets will be £5 on the door.
Our other launch night, in London, will be at the lovely Greennote, Camden on Thursday 1st October.
The Green note is a really great music venue at 106 Parkway, Camden and we are delighted to be holding our London launch there - it's a special place for us as we have played there several times in the past, and have always had a really good night.
Tickets will go on sale in the near future. If you’re down in that neck of the woods come along - it will be great to see you!
On the back of our CD launch we have been busy booking an autumn tour. We have some great venues booked all over Scotland.
Confirmed dates so far:
Wed 30th Sept ***CD launch*** at The Voodoo Rooms, Edinburgh
Thurs 1st Oct ***CD Launch*** The Greennote, London
Thurs 8th Oct Kirkcaldy Acoustic Club
Sat 10th Oct Elvis Shakespeare
Great 2nd hand book and record shop which sells our CDs. We will be having a special afternoon gig here to celebrate the CD’s release. www.elvisshakespeare.com
24th Oct Midlem Village Hall, Midlem
7th Nov The Tolbooth Theatre, Stirling
13th Nov The Eastgate Theatre, Peebles
21st Nov Birnam Arts Centre, Birnam
26th Nov Fortrose Community Theatre
28th Nov Aros Arts Centre, Skye
Check out our myspace site/ the band’s website for further updates to our schedule.
Gigs coming up
Sunday 5th April-
Soul Survivor, The Voodoo Rooms 7.30pm
Tickets £5 on door.
Blueflint will be playing with the wonderful ‘We See Lights’ and a special treat will be a set from renowned banjo player Pat McGarvey (Southern Tenant Folk Union) and Blueflint fiddle player, Roddy Neilson.
Friday 24th April-
We are also be supporting the superlative Southern Tenant Folk Union at Midlem Village Hall.
Friday 5th June-
We are also returning to play at our local Leith Festival with
Sparrow and the Workshop.
We played at the 13th Note in Glasgow last month with Sparrow and the Workshop and they really are a fantastic band.
This will be at The Village Inn, 5 South Fort St, Leith.
Three gigs not to be missed!!
For further details please check out myspace site/ the band’s website:
Blueflints track 'What lies Beneath,' has been used for the Royal Lyceum Theatre, Edinburgh's latest promo video for their production of ' The Curse of the Starving Classes,' by Sam Shepard.
Check it out on our myspace site:
The show runs from 20th March - 11th April.
The Spiegeltent- Edinburgh's Hogmanay Street Party
We had a wonderf time playing at Edinburgh's Hogmanay Street Party - it was a really lovely atmosphere and footage of Bluefint playing in the Famous Spielgeltent (with exclusive backstage footage!)... can also be seen on our myspace site:
Or on youtube
We are now also facebook-ing it and twittering it!!
So I reckon that’s all for now folks...
We've extended our mailing list...if you would ever like to be removed from this mailing-list, just let us know...but how else are you gonna find out all the latest Blueflint news first!!
All the best
Debs and Clare