Following the commissioning of works based on findings in the archives of Edinburgh’s School of Scottish Studies, the Archive Trails project sees the three artists involved – Alasdair Roberts, Aileen Campbell & Wounded Knee, plus Shane Connolly (aka Sokobauno) – take their compositions on tour.

The October 2011 dates are as follows:

Oct 13 : Peebles, Eastgate Arts Centre
Oct 14 : Perth Concert Hall, Norrie Miller Studio
Oct 15 : Cupar Arts Festival
Oct 16 : Edinburgh, Scottish Storytelling Centre
Oct 17 : Aviemore, Old Bridge Inn
Oct 18 : Tobermory, An Tobar
Oct 19 : Rosehall, The Achness Hotel
Oct 23 : London, Cafe OTO
Oct 28 : Glasgow, CCA

The artists spent 12 weeks in the Archive from January – March this year, studying the field recordings of traditional songs, tales, oral history and images, on open reels, cassettes, discs and even wax cylinders , before creating brand new works this summer. and