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An Tobar is continuing its Music For Winter Solitude series of films on February 18 with a short concert from Scottish singer/songwriter Roddy Woomble.
Best known for his work with Idlewild, Roddy was drawn to Tobermory’s creative and cultural beacon in November last year to record some vocals for his next solo album and to film the concert.
Roddy’s solo career began with My Secret Is My Silence back in 2006 and he has also made three records in An Tobar – The Impossible Song and Other Songs, Listen To Keep and Live in the Hebrides.
This film features songs from his most recent EP Everyday Sun, one from his last album The Deluder, two new ones, a favourite from My Secret and ends with an Idlewild hit.
The concert will be aired at 8pm on February 18 on the An Tobar Vimeo, YouTube and Facebook channels.
The Music For Winter Solitude films are free to watch but donations, 100 per cent of which go direct to the artists, are welcome.