JUNE 1st 2013: Tommy Ashby and Electric Penelope for Village Week

St Boswells Live! is very excited to be hosting the opening evening of St Boswells Village Week. This 9-day extravaganza of events and activities is known throughout the Borders and attracts people from even further to take part and enjoy the best of St Boswells at the start of the Summer. True to form, we have pulled out all the stops to bring you a truly engaging and entertaining show to kick the week off.

Tommy Ashby

We are delighted that the multi-talented Tommy Ashby has come back up from London to his native Borders, to perform a solo set for us. Last heard, to huge acclaim at St Boswells in October last year, Tommy is about embark on a tour with Scottish chanteuse Nina Nesbitt, having been recognised for his amazing guitar playing and beautiful vocals. His solo work is second to none, whether with acoustic or electric guitar, or even mandolin, and we love hearing him play. There may even be a guest or two on the night.

Tommy Ashby – Waiting For The Fall (recorded at St Boswells Live!)

electric penelope

Electric Penelope comprise Berwick-Upon-Tweed based Anna Emmins, a truly extraordinary singer and songwriter, plus a superb band of musicians, all of whom are performers in their own right. Electric Penelope has just released an album of sumptuous songs which she will be showcasing, along with some belting covers on the night.

Electric Penelope – Carry Me Home

To start off the evening will be local musician Alan Oliver, who will be performing a mix of hand-penned and cover songs which we guarantee will get us off to a toe-tapping, hand-clapping start.

Doors open at 7.30, on Saturday 1st June, St Boswells Village Hall. We’ll also lay on candles, nibbles and lovely atmosphere.

Ticket prices: £10 full / £5 under-16 / £25 family of up to 5, at St Boswells Post Office or on the door (subject to availability).

Buy online tickets at a £1 discount for adults, including booking fee! (sorry, no family tickets online):


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