New Roots presents….

JOHN LANGAN and master fiddler ALASTAIR CAPLIN (from the John Langan Band) with a rare duo gig at the Green Note. Known for raucous abandon, trio The Langan Band were award winners at the world-renowned Celtic Connections festival. Tonight will see something different from Langan & Caplin, they’ll be playing a collection of traditional folk songs dear to their heart, honed at the many festival campfires and after shows over the years. Expect superb musicianship and a wonderful collection of songs, everything from Scottish and Irish to South American folk, delivered by one of the most unforgettable folk voices in Britain today.

‘astonishing…boundlessly inventive’ ★★★★ R2 Magazine

‘exquisite, passionate playing’ The Scotsman

‘extraordinary’ The Times


New Roots is committed to promoting events that shine a light on up and coming talent in the UK alt-folk scene. It’s committed to providing artists with an environment that is sympathetic to what they do, giving musicians the respect they and their music deserves – for this reason we ask for no talking and no use of mobile phones while artists are performing. Our music policy comes from the kitchen table, the roots of public performance- intimate, acoustic based, high quality musicianship with as little interference between performer and listener as possible.

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