Friday, 20 August 2010


I'm pleased to confirm that I shall be giving a new version of my talk In Search of Blind Willie McTell: A Biographer's Adventures in Georgia as part of the arts and music festivals being held in Lerwick, Shetland Isles, Scotland, over the first weekend in September. My McTell talk, which includes vintage and recent photographs plus audio recordings, will be in Room 16 at Islesburgh Community Centre, Lerwick, Shetland ZE1 0EQ,‎ from 4.45pm till 6pm on Saturday September 4. Tickets £5 and £3.50 are on sale now from Shetland Box Office, telephone from within the UK = 01595 745 555; from outside the UK it's +44 1595 745 555.

The following evening, from 5.15pm, I'll be giving a new version of my talk Bob Dylan & The Poetry of the Blues, with rare footage and loud recorded music. Same venue, same details.

Lerwick is on virtually the same latitude as Bergen, and further north than Oslo. It is 125 miles northeast of the northernmost tip of mainland Scotland.

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