Rhythmic storyteller, multi-instrumentalist,
telling unpalatable truths about broken heartssocial injusticein songs, that are percussive, bold, lyrical, deeply personal and have an unexpected edge to them, accompanied by spoons, harmonica, guitar, trombone and-tap-dancing shoes
Rory, an ex-circus clown and fire eater,
is a one-man-soul-band, and poet.
He has a natural troubadour's talent for weaving magical, musical, storytelling spells accompanied by his own bizarre solo orchestra of distinctive instruments.
The spoons, finger-cymbals, bandorea, Djembe-drum, harmonica, guitar, trombone and-tap-dancing shoes
"rich, raw, deep and resonant" voice of this "singular and liberating performer."
"Expect the unexpected."
is a musical Gypsy, his eccentric melodies are infused with influences from Flamenco to Country blues, through to Celtic, East European and Calypso rhythms creating a style of music and songwriting that has been described as
"Intimate, revealing, political and powerful."
"When he sings his songs he will take you on a journey with him."
"Poetry and dance-stories with verve, sharpness, humour and warmth about people and for people."
"Great songs to dance to, infectious rhythms, flying harmonica!"
1006A Pollokshaws Rd, Glasgow G41 2HG, UK
concert 7.30pm- 22.45 finish
£10 in advance £12 on The Door. Job seekers concessions £8