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Canadian Songwriter/Producer KENNY BUTTERILL has set dates to be one of our featured tours on this years Belladrum Festival Fringe and will be his historic first ever tour to Europe.
Butterill will be playing with his California guitar sideman Dave Davis and Scotland’s Gary Arnott (Baby Isaacs) on harmonica and Tony Duffy, multi-instrumentalist. Other special guests will be sitting in as well.
“I’m really looking forward to touring Scotland this summer” said Butterill.
The dates are:
8pm Victoria Park House Hotel 221 Ferry Road Edinburgh EH6 4NN
Thursday July 30th The Green Room Perth
8pm 97 Canal Crescent, Perth PH2 8HX
Friday July 31st Kelty Rock Club, Fife
8pm Cocklaw Street, Kelty, Fife KY4 0DD
Saturday August 1st Crystal House, Strathpeffer
7.30 Church Brae, Strathpeffer, Ross-shire IV14 9AW
Sunday August 2nd The Twa Corbies, Cumbernauld
8pm 40 Kilbowie Rd, Cumbernauld, Glasgow City G67 2PX
Monday August 3rd The Market Bar, Inverness
32 Church St, Inverness, Highland IV1 1EH
10.30 Tuesday August 4th Argyll Hotel, Ullapool
Wednesday August 5th Cafe Nairn, Nairn
7.30 117 High Street, Nairn IV12 4DB, Scotland
Friday August 7th Belladrum Festival, Inverness
Ten years in the making, Butterill’s latest CD, “Troubadour Tales”, was recorded in several studios with over twenty luminary guests including Donovan, Cindy Cashdollar, Ray Bonneville, Redd Volkaert and Audrey Auld, amongst others, and is getting rave reviews and strong airplay around the world.
Sometimes compared to Gordon Lightfoot, JJ Cale and John Prine, Butterill’s rustic, minimalist music is richly textured but never over-produced. Butterill’s live shows have a warm ambience with an up-close personal vibe that match the cool feel and groove of his albums.
“There is a time in every artist’s career when they are at the top of their game. For Kenny Butterill that time is now!” says Brent Jeffries, freelance writer for The Sun Times, Owen Sound, Ontario, Canada where Butterill performed last year.
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