THE NEW MENDICANTS FT. NORMAN BLAKE AND JOE PERNICE AND THE O’S

The New Mendicants ft. Norman Blake and Joe Pernice and The O's

Celtic Connections presents

The New Mendicants ft. Norman Blake and Joe Pernice and The O's

Sat 25 Jan 2014 | 7pm-10pm | £15 + booking fee

The New Mendicants (featuring Norman Blake and Joe Pernice) and The O’s play The Arches as part of Celtic Connections festival 2014.

Meeting as adoptive Ontarians in 2012, having each moved to Toronto for love, US indie-rock troubadour Joe Pernice (Pernice Brothers) and Scotland’s Norman Blake (Teenage Fanclub) discovered an instant musical rapport and personal camaraderie – and thus, having recruited drummer Mike Belisky (The Sadies), The New Mendicants were born. Blending bittersweet introspection with honeyed melodic allure, on tracks from both frontmen’s back catalogues alongside co-written material, they release their debut album in early 2014.

Support comes from Dallas-based roots-rock power duo The O’s, combining folk, blues, country and pop with twin lead vocals and multi-instrumental prowess.

14+ (Under 16s must be accompanied by an adult aged 18 or over; ID will be required)
Please enter through Argyle Street entrance

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