A 6 minute snapshot of Neu! Reekie #30 (29 Mar 2013) put together by Summerhall TV. With clips of singer/songwriter and Vaselines frontman Eugene Kelly, poet David Kinloch, official “busker” Roy Moller, and animator Claire Lamond. A fine night was had by all.
Featuring exclusive preview of author Alan Bissett’s forthcoming one man show; Scottish hiphop with Young Fathers playing live; Glasgow-based poet and novelist Kirsty Logan; and our very own pop ultras Jesus, Baby.
There are other pop culture, avante garde, filmic, animated pursuits but these will be revealed on the night to the cognisanti.
Aint no crucifixions here, £6 in advance (£7 on door if any left). Tickets can be bought directly from these wonderful people: http://theholyshow.brownpapertickets.com/
Kevin Williamson took to the stage on Burns Night to perform an explosive version of The Bard’s epic poem Tam o’ Shanter, accompanied by Craig Lithgow (guitar) and David McFarlane (violin). Here it is in all its glory, 25 minutes of devilish cantraip intensity. Kevin reflects afterwards to Summerhall TV on the poem and the trio’s performance. (Fri 25th Jan, 2014)
Summerhall TV had a quick chat with Frightened Rabbit’s founding member and singer, Scott Hutchison after he performed his acoustic set at Neu! Reekie! #29 on Fri 1st Mar 2013.
This is the short film made by Julien Pearly shown at beginning of Neu! Reekie! #26 on St Andrew’s Night 2012. Kevin Williamson shows his dubious football skills prior to a comeback match for Scottish Writers FC against England Writers Team. (Note: Scottish Writers won 4-2)
Tam Dean Burn performs Bertolt Brecht’s 1929 crash era poem ‘The Late Lamented Fame Of The Giant City Of New York’ at The Poetry Club in Glasgow (on Thur 22 Nov 2012). Tam gives one of the truly great performances at any Neu! Reekie! event. Gershwin inspired music is by DJ Twitch.
Neu! Reekie! #26 is on Thurs 22 Nov 2012 at The Poetry Club in Glasgow’s SWG3 complex. Performing live are Scotland’s wonderful Makar Liz Lochhead, and the amazing Glasgow band Remember Remember.
Animator Will Anderson will be introducing his award winning short - and 2013 Oscar long-listed, oh yes! - The Making of Longbird.
We’re also celebrating Bertolt Brecht in song - with Leo Condie of The Low Miffs - and in poetry, film and music with actor Tam Dean Burn. An epic night awaits!
Scotland’s wonderful Makar, Liz Lochhead, on top form performing ‘Friends of Dorothy’ at Neu! Reekie! 18 - a poem she describes in her intro as a “piece of filth!” See for yourself. Liz, you are awesome!