PRESENTING… I CAN’T DANCE TO THIS MUSIC ALL-DAY EVENT
On Sunday 27th July we’re curating what we hope to be the first of a semi-regular event entitled I Can’t Dance To This Music. It’s taking place at the Bowler’s Bar in Glasgow in conjunction with East End Social.
Here’s a video we made in the Bowler’s Bar to give you an idea of what to expect:
We’ve roped in some great musicians to help us. This includes…
* The heroic Duglas T Stewart of romantic indie-pop legends The BMX Bandits.
* Neil Pennycook, the crackpot genius behind Edinburgh’s wonderful Meursault.
* The State Broadcasters. We’ve managed to twist their collective arm into playing a rare gig. These guys are good pals who released their second album on good old Olive Grove Records in 2012 and are currently working on the third. They’ll make you feel warm and musically-chuffed.
* Skinny Dipper. You’ll recognise three Leapers amongst their ranks (Vicki, Heather and Ali). They specialise in buoyant, sunny harmonies and rival us in the ‘number of people on a stage at one time’ competition. They’ve just finished recording their first EP. Very excited to hear it!
In addition to this, the DJ/author/tweed enthusiast and all-round good guy Vic Galloway will be compering the event and playing some tunes. Lovely.
We’re really looking forward to this. Hope you can come along. Tickets are available HERE
On the subject of gigs…
RANDOLPH’S LEAP + TUFF LOVE AT THE ELECTRIC CIRCUS, EDINBURGH
On August 23rd we’ll be in Edinburgh for a gig at the Electric Circus. We always have a good time in Edinburgh. Really glad to have Tuff Love supporting. The Fringe will be going on around this time so, depending on your disposition, this gig could be the cherry atop a wonderful day of comedy and drama or it could be a welcome refuge from aggressive leafleting and terrible street theatre… Hope to see you there! TICKET LINK
Those are the big newses. We’ve been gigging around the country recently from London all the way up to Shetland. Here are some photos of our Shetland gig, courtesy of a fella called Chris Brown:
It was a fun weekend. We also really enjoyed Brew at the Bog back in May. You can catch a glimpse of us in this highlights video.
Lastly, a reminder that our album ‘Clumsy Knot’ is available on CD and vinyl LP. Both come with a lovely little booklet called ‘A Field Guide To Randolph’s Leap’.
(Thanks to Karen L Vaughan on Twitter for the photo)
Thanks for reading! Here are our upcoming gigs:
Jun 21st – Solas Festival, Perth
Jul 18th – Howlin’ Fling, Isle Of Eigg
Jul 27th – The Bowler’s Bar, Glasgow (I Can’t Dance To This Music special)
Aug 1st – Cloudspotting Festival, Blackburn
Aug 8th – Belladrum Festival, Inverness
Aug 23th – The Electric Circus, Edinburgh
Sept 13th – Long Division, Wakefield (solo gig)
Catch you soon!