kevinscottishtourmay14So, last year was one of the toughest years I’ve ever experienced…….broke three ribs………It got me down. The economy sucks. Times are not easy. The only way I know to deal with that is to pick myself up and get out on the road. That is what I’m determined to do.
In May, I have a few acoustic dates in the UK and Ireland. There is a certain beauty to stripping the songs down to just one man and a guitar………no band…….I like that at times. These dates I’ll have Scott Poley on steel (Scottish dates) and Clive Barnes on stringed things in Ireland. Both are amazing at what they do.
Please come out to one of the shows……..I have to be personally excited with what I’m hearing on stage or I would not leave the house, and the last trip to Scotland was really special. That is why I’m coming back so quickly. Scott nails the steel parts. See video below……..
So, here are the dates coming up. Tickets are on sale now. Glasgow sold out a month in advance last time, so grab your tickets.
Sunday, May 4th-Kenley, England-Santarini’s Restaurant-This show will be with Sean Snook. The ticket comes with a 3 course meal. We will play in between the courses. There is seating for 24 people total, so If you want to come……today is the day to book the tickets. Reserve Your Tickets!
Wednesday, May 7th-Glasgow, Scotland-The Glad Cafe-In my opinion, this is the best venue in Glasgow now. Last month’s show sold out a month in advance, and we arrived to a lovely crowd, and the owners are musicians, so they get it. Scott Poley will be there on steel and Johnny MacKinnon on piano. Don’t miss this. Book Your Tickets!
Friday, May 9th-Kinross, Scotland-Backstage at the Green Hotel-Another cool venue. Great hotel, great food with two restaurants……..spa……book for the show and overnight stay? The february show was affected by snowfall that lasted just long enough to put about 50 people off coming to the show, so I thought it would be a good idea to come do a “makeup” show. Book Your Tickets!
IRISH TOUR DATES!
It has been awhile since I toured Ireland…….I don’t think even toured there with “Some Comfort” in tow. I can’t wait…….especially with Clive Barnes on stringed things.
Thursday, May 15th-Dundalk, Ireland-The Spirit Store Get Your Tickets!
Friday, May 16th-Dublin, Ireland-Dublin Conservative Club-This is a private club that not many people know about. It is near Whelans. Get Your Tickets!
Sat, May 17th-Kilkenny, Ireland-The Hole in the Wall Get Your Tickets!
Tues, May 20th-Kildare, Ireland-Cunningham’s Bar Get Your Tickets!
Thurs, May 22nd-Belfast, Northern Ireland-The Errigle Inn Get Your Tickets!
Fri, May 23rd-Enniskillen, Northern Ireland-Blakes of the Hollow Get Your Tickets!
Sat, May 24th-Carndonagh, Ireland-Musician’s House-This is a house concert in Donegal. Reserve Your Spot!
Clive Barnes will be opening and then supporting me on stringed things. This is him on the Irish “Other Voices” TV program.
This is “The Greatest Love That Never Was” from the sold out Glasgow show in February…….I think Scott is bordering on channeling David Lindley……which is a hard thing to do. His playing put a tear in my eye when we played Kinross……literally.

I need your help in getting the word out about the tour! Please share this post to your Facebook wall to let your UK/Ireland friends know about the tour! Thank you!

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Yellow photo--smallerFolks in the south of England……there are 8 tickets available for this very intimate show in Kenley, England on Sunday, May 4th. Starts at 4pm…..goes to 8pm……..three course meal with performance at Santini’s Restaurant. I’ve done this little show before and the food is great. We all eat together……24 of us. The host has already sold it out, but I’ve been given 8 tickets to make available to my fans/friends. So, get your tickets today! Reserve Your Spot!
Today is the day to buy. I will be releasing the tickets back to the host tomorrow.
Hope to see you there for an afternoon of good food, chat, and music!
“The Greatest Love That Never Was”……….from Glasgow…….I’ll play this for sure.

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A video of oft-ignored “Your Kind of Love” from Glasgow-I return there on May 7th. Tickets on sale now.

April 9, 2014

Incredible venue. Great people. The last Glasgow show sold out a month in advance, so I’ve scheduled another date……Wednesday, May 7th at The Glad Cafe.Get Your Tickets! This video was shot last month at The Glad Cafe. I wrote this song with Doug Pettibone in my old Hollywood apartment for the second record on A&M. […]

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A kitchen sink post-Brighton tomorrow, Glasgow, and Irish tour dates, and other stuff.

April 3, 2014

I kind of miss the old days when I’d put together a multi-point email that would touch on everything that was going on. I’m going to try to get back to that. So, tomorrow I will take a drive down to the Brighton/Hove area. I will try to beat the traffic. I’m playing what looks […]

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I love the Doughnuts on Brighton Pier, so I’m playing there this Friday. Join us!

April 2, 2014

The weather will be right for a lovely night in Brighton/Hove this weekend. Take off early from work……..have a stroll on the beach, a doughnut or two on Brighton Pier, and then take in some music at The Brunswick this Friday, April 4th. I’ll be in Brighton for the first time in a long time. […]

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Live webcasting from the wilds of Scotland…..have wine, steel guitar, guitar, microphone, and wifi. Tune in!

March 25, 2014

So, I have a show this Friday at The Glad Cafe in Glasgow, and then Sunday, March 30th in Edinburgh, Scotland at The Village. I’ll have the kid steel player with me, Johnny MacKinnon on piano, and a wonderful opening act called Georgia Gordon. Get Your Tickets to Edinburgh! Also, because of the sell out […]

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Kitchen sink post-Scotland, England, Ireland, US dates, and live webcast from my dining room tonight! Join me.

March 23, 2014

This is what I call a “Kitchen Sink” post. All the upcoming UK/Ireland shows are listed, and then later tonight I’ll be live webcasting from my dining room. Right here! So, this coming week I’ll be back in Scotland. The Friday night show in Glasgow is sold out, but there are a few tickets left […]

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March 28th in Glasgow SOLD OUT…..so, I’ve added another date.

March 19, 2014

Glasgow is SOLD out for March 28th, so I’ve added another Glasgow date for Wednesday, May 7th at The Glad Cafe.This is a small seated venue, so grab your tickets now! Glasgow never lets me down. Reserve Your Spot!

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The Irish tour dates announced. Clive Barnes added to the tour. Join us.

March 17, 2014

The Irish tour dates are coming together as we speak. Last week I added Irish fav Clive Barnes to the tour. Paul Lee in Dublin suggested that I take a listen to him. I found him on youtube……listened for about a minute, and then found him on Facebook and invited him on the tour. Within […]

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Brighton show announced. It has been a long time. Join us.

March 17, 2014

So, I just confirmed a show in Brighton/Hove at a venue called The Brunswick. The owner, Phil Ryan, is the brother of one of my former drummers, James Ryan………one of my favorites on the road. Very funny. Anyway, Phil came to the show in Bristol a couple of weeks ago, and mentioned me playing his […]

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Glasgow SOLD OUT. Edinburgh date added. Scotland rocks.

March 7, 2014

The Glasgow show is now SOLD OUT! I’ve added a show in Edinburgh. After a run with the band……I always look forward to an acoustic run. Stripping the songs down to just me and Scott on steel guitar is what I need. Anyway, tickets to the Edinburgh show are now on sale. There will be […]

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Kevin Montgomery and the Endangered Livers return to Bristol……..love that city.

February 20, 2014

The Scottish leg of the UK tour ended with the walls in Ettrickbridge Village Hall sweating……..the folks danced from the first number and kept dancing to the end. Probably one of my favorite gigs ever…….seriously. Next Friday night we roll into Bristol for the last UK date. If you are in the mood for traveling […]

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Valentine’s Day gig in Scotland-Roadtrip-worthy……come hide with us.

February 9, 2014

It is Valentine’s Day this Friday, Feb. 14th. I know……groans. If you don’t already have plans……I’m playing in Kinross, Scotland at a beautiful resort hotel called The Green Hotel. They have great pub grub, and also a fine dining restaurant on site. The venue rocks. The Endangered Livers will accompany. So, the show starts at […]

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Rolling into Newcastle….listening to Jackson Browne’s version of “Take It Easy”-the best version……

February 7, 2014

We are rolling to Newcastle for the show tonight at Cluny 2. I”m teaching the kid bass player Jackson Browne’s version of “Take It Easy”…….my favorite version of the song……… The kid steel player will be doing his best David Lindley on “She Don’t Wake Me Up”……I reckon my own ode to Jackson Browne. If […]

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The Cluny 2 is my favorite venue in the UK. It is a Friday night in Newcastle. A good combination. Join us!

February 4, 2014

In my humble opinion, the Cluny 2 is the best venue in the UK. I’ll be there this Friday night with the Endangered Livers. I’m more excited about this band than I have been in years……it comes complete with a young kid steel player that learned the songs like the records……..plays Al Perkin’s parts with […]

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First show of the tour with the Endangered Livers is this Thursday in Leicester, England. Join us!

February 2, 2014

I’ll hit the road with the Endangered Livers this Thursday for a show at a great club called The Musician in Leicester. I’ve had quite a few emails saying “are you playing in Nottingham this time?”…………….sadly, no, Leicester is as close as we will get, but please come to The Musician……great club, with a great […]

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Kevin Montgomery and the Endangered Livers UK tour dates-Leicester, Newcastle, Kinross, Ettrickbridge, and Bristol-Get your tickets!

January 13, 2014

I’ll be touring with the Endangered Livers in February in the UK. I just confirmed another gig in Scotland on this tour in Ettrickbridge in the Scottish Borders. This is a great little destination…..full of friendly locals. Come on down from Edinburgh or Glasgow! I can’t wait to get back on the road with these […]

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In the final hours of the Giving Wings to Some Comfort Campaign-Join me live from my dining room.

December 18, 2013

The final few hours of the “Giving Wings to Some Comfort” Indiegogo campaign are almost up. I’m at 29% funded. I’ve sold some cds, some house concerts have been booked, and sold some digital downloads. I’m thankful for every contribution. Tonight, at 10pm London time (4pm Central US time), I’ll be live webcasting from my […]

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The most brilliant live performer you may have never heard of-Peter Himmelman.

December 17, 2013

In 1994, I toured 70 US cities with Peter Himmelman. He is the most brilliant live performer I’ve ever seen. He has the quick wit and spontaneity of Robin Williams, and his music has strains of Elvis Costello, Tom Petty, and Bob Dylan. He’s also Bob Dylan’s son-in-law, but that has no real consequence in […]

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A pajama-wearing, Santa hat-wearing, wine sipping, live webcast from my dining room-happening now! Join us.

December 8, 2013

I’m live webcasting from my dining room tonight at 9:35pm (sunday)……….which is at the time of this writing in 25 minutes. This will be a pajama-wearing, Santa hat-wearing, wine sipping, laidback webcast. I’ll sing some old songs, some new ones, and we can chat. I highly recommend you getting into the chat room. It can […]

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