Monday, 26 September 2011

New Blueflint CD 'Maudy Tree'

New Blueflint CD 'Maudy Tree'

Blueflint are delighted to be releasing their new CD 'Maudy Tree,' on 10th Oct 2011 and will be hosting launch nights in Edinburgh, Dublin and London to mark the release.

With the success of their highly acclaimed debut album High Bright Morning, 
(Rock'n'Reel Music Magazine 4 Stars ****, The List 5 Stars *****, The Scotsman 4 Stars ****, The Skinny 4 Stars ****, Daily Express 4 Stars **** Sunday Herald '...this is a Scots triumph... excellent songwriting,") 
and their atmospheric and evocative live performances, Blueflint have built a strong reputation and following. 

This much anticipated second album promises to raise their profile even further. The album has just received a 4 star **** review from The Skinny:
and airplay on a number of major radio programmes throughout the UK and Ireland including BBC Scotland and BBC Ulster.

Where can you get the new CD?!
You can buy it from their web site:

Blueflint distributers at Proper music:

And Amazon, itunes and all good record stores!!

Blueflint CD launch in Edinburgh 
Edinburgh’s famous Bongo Club on Friday 7th October will see the Scottish launch of ‘Maudy Tree’ and it promises to be a great night with the wonderful Withered Hand opening the evening.

Blueflint are offering free guest passes to the first 20 Blueflint buddies that get back to us for this special Edinburgh CD launch night! If you would like to be on the guest list let us know! 

Doors are 7pm- It will be an early start at 7.30pm as the launch will finish by 10pm- but do join us for a pint in a nearby pub after!

Irish Tour
Dublin Launch- Blueflint are touring Ireland mid October with their Irish CD launch at The Cobblestone on Saturday 22nd October- We are delighted that Gary Fizpatrick will be opening the evening for us.

English Tour
London launch- A return for us to the Lovely Greennote, Camden on Friday 11th November- We always have a great night here. We are also lucky to have  our ol' pal the wonderful Oli Talkes opening the night here for us.

Full details of this autumn’s ‘Maudy Tree’ tour, including our Irish and English launch nights are below and on the attached poster. Get all the latest news on our website at:

Other Johnny Rock Records news:

Fellow JRR band The Southern Tenant  Folk Union are also touring in the UK and Ireland. Their new CD 'Pentcaitland,' released in the summer, has been doing really well.
‘The band knock up a fierce, raw and earthy music that is the stuff of Mumford & Sons' dreams…the results are as compelling as they are oppressively bleak’
Maddy Costa, The Guardian (Friday Film & Music)

 ‘Pencaitland is their most serious and ambitious album yet’
Andrew Mueller, UNCUT

‘Atmospheric, with sonorous rumbles of bowed double bass and melancholy harmonica against a stealthy ticking of strings’
Jim Gilchrist, The Scotsman

Please check their tour dates at:

Blueflint 'Maudy Tree,' Album Launch Tour:
Friday 7th October 2011- Blueflint CD launch, The Bongo Club, 37 Holyrood Rd, Edinburgh EH8 8BA
Doors: 7.00pm, 7.30pm start              Tickets: £7                 Phone: 07505 446965

Thurs 13th October 2011- Kirkcaldy Acoustic Club, Polish Ex-Servicemen’s Club, Kirkcaldy KY2 5TA
Doors: 7.30pm, 8pm start Tickets:                 Phone: 01592 653645    

Fri 14th October 2011 - Montrose Folk Club, Links Hotel, Montrose DD10 8RL
Start time 8pm Tickets: £7           Phone: 01674 671000 (Hotel Number) 

Sat 15th October 2011 - The Byre Theatre, St Andrews KY16 9LA
Doors :7.30pm, 8pm start Tickets: £12/ 10/ 8          Phone: 01334 475000

Mon 17th October 2011 - Paisley Arts Centre, Paisley PA1 1EZ
Doors: 7pm, 7.30pm start Tickets: £10/£6         Phone: 0141 887 1010

Wed 19th October 2011 - Strule Arts Centre, Omagh, Co Tyrone BT78 1BL
Doors: 7.30pm, 8pm start Tickets: £12          Phone: 028 8224 7831 

Thurs 20th October 2011 - St Johns Theatre Arts Centre, Listowel, Co Kerry, Ireland
Doors:  7.30pm, 8pm start Tickets: E15/E12       Phone: 00353 (0)68 22566 

Friday 21st October 2011 – Mullingar Arts, Lower Mount St, Mullingar, Co West Meath, Ireland
Doors: 7.00pm, 8pm start Tickets: E10       Phone: 00353 (0)44 93 477777

Saturday 22nd October 2011 - The Cobblestone, King St North, Dublin 7, Ireland
Doors: 9pm, 9.30pm start Tickets: E12.50          Phone: 00353 (0)1 8721799

Sun 23rd October 2011 - Balor Arts Centre, Main St, Ballybofey, Co Donegal, Ireland
Doors: 8pm, 8.30pm start   Tickets: E15        Phone: 074 91 31840

Friday 28th October -  Cumbernauld Theatre, Kildrum, Cumbernauld G67 2BN
Doors: 7pm, 7.45pm start Tickets: £10/ £7/ £5 U18s           Phone: 01236 732887

Sat 29th October - Eastgate Arts Centre, Peebles EH45 8AD
Doors: 7pm,  7.45 start Tickets: £12/ £10/ £5         Phone: 01721 725 777

Friday 4th November -  The Old Hairdressers (Stereo) 22-28 Renfield Lane, Glasgow, G2 5AR
Doors: 8.30pm,  9pm start      Tickets: £7       Phone: 0141 222 2254

Thursday 10th November- The Barrels   59-61 Bridge St,  Berwick Upon Tweed   TD15 1ES
Doors 8.30pm,   9pm start          Tickets: £7         Phone: 01289 308013

Fri 11th November -  The Greennote 106 Parkway Camden London  NW1 7AN
Doors: 7pm,  9pm start Tickets: £7         Phone: 020 7485 9899

Sat 12th November -   The Stables, Stockwell Lane 
Milton Keynes 
MK17 8LU
Doors: 8pm, 8.45pm start Tickets: £10 in advance /£12 on door      Phone: 01908 280800

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