An evening with Richard Jobson of The Skids

Fri 6th Sep at 7:00pm 2019 to Fri 6th Sep at 11:00pm 2019
St Luke's in Glasgow, United Kingdom

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An evening with Richard Jobson of The Skids


From school punk to modern day film producer Richard Jobson has lived a full and colourful life. A harrowing incident as a child that left him suffering with epilepsy but he was a mere 15 year old when he launched the punk rock band The Skids in 1977 with his songwriting partner Stuart Adamson. With hit singles including the immortal 'Into The Valley', after four albums The Skids folded and Jobson formed The Armoury Showwhilst Adamson moved on to form his new band Big Country. In the 1980s Jobson became a familiar face on television as a presenter on '01 For London' and as film reviewer for Sky Television. In June 2013, he was awarded an honorary degree (Doctor of Arts) from Edinburgh Napier University. With a life that has gone full circle in 2017 he reactivated The Skids. A successful UK tour prompted demand for more shows in 2018 as well as the band's first new album for over three decades, making this the perfect time to write his memoirs 'Into The Valley' which was released in 2018 by Wymer Publishing.

Joining Richard tonight will be Bruce & Jamie Watson of Big Country who will perform their own set before joining Richard for acoustic renditions of his back catalogue.

Fans of The Skids & Big Country will love this. Book early!


Tags

Uni · #Glasgow, #Gcu, #Strath

Music · #Rock, #Punk

Category · #LivePerformances

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St Luke's

Saint Luke’s – Music & Arts Venue | Bar | Kitchen

A beautifully restored Grade B listed building which showcases all the original features of what was originally St Luke’s Parish Church. Located just on the outskirts of Glasgow’s Merchant City in the vibrant East End, it’s an easily accessible venue. We are a short distance from St Enoch’s Underground and High Street & Bellgrove train stations.

We pride ourself on the quality and service provided here. The reconverted church at St Luke’s boasts a breath-taking venue with stained glass windows and a pipe organ display dating back to the early 1800’s. The space is a perfect setting for a wide range of events. We also benefit from an experienced events team who are poised to guide your event from the first enquiry right to completion.

The Winged Ox bar & kitchen at St Luke’s is open 7 days a week and serves an eclectic range of food for the soul.