Mull Historical Society Featuring Bernard Butler With Full Band

8.30pm
Wed 28 Aug - Thu 29 Aug 2019
An Tobar
£14/£12

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Colin MacIntyre is a multi-award-winning musician, producer, author for adults and children, and playwright. Born into a family of storytellers and writers, he was raised on the isle of Mull in the Hebrides and has released 8 acclaimed albums to date, most notably under the moniker Mull Historical Society. He has achieved two UK Top 20 albums and four Top 40 singles to date, since his Gold-selling debut album, 'Loss'.

His new MHS album, ‘Wakelines’ (Sept 2018), has just been released to critical acclaim and was produced by Mercury/Brit-Award-winning Producer Bernard Butler. His debut novel ‘The Letters of Ivor Punch’ (W&N) won the 2015 Edinburgh International Book Festival First Book Award and he has adapted it for the stage as ‘The Origins of Ivor Punch’ at A Play, A Pie & Pint, running to sold out audiences in Glasgow & Edinburgh Traverse (May 2019). It was shortlisted for the Guardian’s Not the Booker Prize.

He has been voted Scotland's Top Creative Talent at the Glenfiddich Spirit of Scotland Awards, as well #12 in the Greatest Scottish Artists of All Time public poll, and his single ‘Watching Xanadu’ made STV’s ’Scottish Greatest Album'. Colin has collaborated with a range of artists including Irvine Welsh, Annie Lennox, King Creosote, Tony Benn (appearing in Benn’s famous Diaries), among many others, and has toured worldwide, including with The Strokes, Elbow and REM. 

“Beautiful & gorgeous” – BBC Radio 2
“The latest gorgeous offering from Colin MacIntyre” – BBC6Music