James Yorkston - Feb 18th 2011 (date change)
Resident of the East Neuk of Fife, James Yorkston has been releasing a series of much acclaimed albums since 2001 and has toured the UK, North America and Europe for the last ten years, building a loyal and dedicated following. A popular figure in the contemporary music world and integral member of the much lauded Fence Collective, his style shows a mastery of folk traditions, often drawing on traditional songs. James Yorkston is a regular performer at festivals such as Green Man, Latitude, Bestival and Meltdown. James Yorkston will undertake a full live tour in support of It’s Lovely to be Here including passages of spoken–word performance from the diaries themselves.