The Robert Tannahill Federation
The Tannahill Weavers In Concert
“An especially eloquent mixture of the old and new.” – New York Times
“World class musicians with passion and a healthy sense of fun, keeping alive and making accessible the very heart of the tradition itself.” – Mojo Magazine
“…as close to perfect as it gets in an imperfect world.” – Sing Out!
Paisley Arts Centre, New Street, Paisley
Friday 21st May 2010
Show starts 8pm
Tickets: £10 (£8 Conc.)
On sale from Monday 11th January
Paisley Arts Centre Booking Office:
Tel. 0141 887 1010
Or find out more information from the bands website here http://www.roberttannahillfederation.com/1.html
Text below taken from http://www.paisley.org.uk/famous_people/robert_tannahill.php
|Robert Tannahill (1774-1810)
Paisley’s weaver poet born in Castle Street, son of a well-respected ‘bien’ weaver to whom Robert was apprenticed in 1786. Described by a contemporary as the ‘prettiest shuttler’ he had ever seen, Robert had a wee box on his loom-post for jotting down his ideas.