RJ Stewart Concert

RJ STEWART CONCERT at Glastonbury Assembly Rooms Fri 20 October 2017 from 07:30 pm

RJ Stewart Concert.

Original hard-hitting and humorous songs, and instrumental music with flute, 80-string concert psaltery, guitar, and lavta. Plus Scottish and Appalachian magical ballads!
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R. J. Stewart is a Scottish musician songwriter and author who has created music for film, television, and theater, plus many albums and CDs. He has toured in Britain Europe the USA and Canada. R. J. has recorded and performed with Irish piper Finbar Furey, performed with Clannad, written and produced Van Morrison’s Cuchulainn. In England R.J. recorded and gave concerts with Shirley Collins, Cyril Tawney, and created a ground breaking album, The Unique Sound of the Psaltery, combining unusual acoustic instruments with synthesisers. His music is featured on Tolkein’s The Hobbit recorded on Decca by Nichol Williamson, and in films by Tony Richardson, Jim Henson, and a series of BBC documentary features including Earth Magic (1987) the first documentary to give a serious account of revival paganism and witchcraft in Britain.

Tickets: £8.75  

Welcome to the Assembly Rooms of Glastonbury. This unique venue in the heart of historic Glastonbury town boasts a Victorian acoustic Main Hall, built to Golden Mean proportions, two workshop spaces and an internet cafe with fully licensed bar.

This Community Arts Centre has a rich history that has included productions by the great British composer Rutland Boughton and being home to the first Glastonbury Rural Arts Festival which featured such luminaries as George Bernard Shaw, Alice Buxton, Thomas Hardy, Isadora Duncan and D.H. Lawrence.

Today the Assembly Rooms acts as host to the international Megalithomania Conference, Glastonbury Fayres' monthly Earth Spirit Fair, and many live music and theatre events which span a myriad of genres. The atmospheric Main Hall is the perfect venue for private parties, conferences, workshops and exhibitions.





Address: Glastonbury Assembly Rooms, High Street, Glastonbury BA6 9DU * Click on the address to launch google maps.