20 Jan - 6 Feb 2022
Celtic Connections

Allison Russell and Alas de Liona


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26th Jan 2022
Saint Luke's
£18.70* - £22.00* includes booking fee
Age restrictions
Over 14s only. Under 18s must be accompanied by an adult over 18.
Seating Type
Celtic Connections 2022

Allison Russell brings her first ever solo album, Outside Child, to Celtic Connections 2022. Russell is a poet, singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist - a mixed-heritage, queer, black woman. She is also the a co-founder and pivotal voice of bands Our Native Daughters and Birds of Chicago. This new album unpacks her youth in searing detail, and is ultimately "about resilience, survival, transcendence, the redemptive power of art, community, connection, and chosen family.”

Montreal born Russell imbues her music with the colours of her city - the light, the landscape, the language - but also the trauma that she suffered there.  Russell now speaks from a place of healing, of motherhood, of partnership - and from a new home made in Nashville.  

“The songs themselves ––though ironhard in their concerns–– are exultant: exercising haunted dream-like clean bedsheets snapped and hung out into broad daylight, and with the romantic poet’s lust for living and audacity of endurance.” - poet and songwriter Joe Henry.

Please note: this event has moved from Saturday 29 January at Glasgow Royal Concert Hall, New Auditorium to Wednesday 26 January at Saint Luke's. 

The box office will be in touch with those who have already purchased tickets.

Venue details

Saint Luke's
17 Bain Street
G40 2JZ
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