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Thursday, May 5, 2011

Scottish Super Group Session A9 Return to The Met

Scottish super group Session A9 return to The Met on Sunday 22 May at 8pm.

Described as the best band to have come out of Scotland in 100 years, Session A9 are a super group in the truest sense of the word. Comprising the principal musicians from Scotland\’s most famous and well-respected traditional bands, the group will be playing material from their latest album Bottlenecks and Armbreakers, featuring their own original compositions alongside tunes from new talent emerging from Scotland.

One of the best live bands in the country, band members have played key roles in Capercaillie, The Peat Bog Faeries, The Boys of the Lough, Fiddler\’s Bid, Blazin\’ Fiddles, The Treacherous Orchestra and Iron Horse.

The band features the stunning fiddles of Charlie McKerron, Gordon Gunn, Kevin Henderson and Adam Sutherland with Brian McAlpine on piano, Marc Clement on guitar and vocals and David \’Chimp\’ Robertson on percussion.

Renowned Scottish singer-songwriter Dougie MacLean testified, \”The best band to have come out of Scotland in 100 years!\” and The Proclaimers proclaimed Session A9 as \”Tighter than James Brown.\”

Tickets to see this exciting band are £14, £10 concessions. To book phone the ticket office on 0161 761 2216 or go online www.themet.biz