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"It takes 10 to 15 years to become an overnight success..."

 

'A week spent around a campfire will tell you more about a person than a decade spent living next door to them.'

'Rhythmic Soul-Singer Songwriter, Storytelling Poet, harmonica-playing, tap-dancing, Guitar picking, one-man-rhythmic-dance-band'


'Rhythmic storyteller, multi-instrumentalist,
…telling unpalatable truths about broken hearts…social injustice…in songs, that are percussive, bold, lyrical, deeply personal …and have an unexpected edge to them, accompanied by
spoons, harmonica, guitar, trombone and-tap-dancing shoes.'

 

 

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New single Song tracks Available

to download

 

Including:

'You don't know her like I do' 2021

'Didn't he Ramble' 2021

'We should clap for the capitalists'2020

'Getting Used To Quarantine'

(The Best In Us) 2020

download- singles- from Rorys online Shop

CLICK HERE

 

I cobbled together a video in 2020 to go with my song.

'Getting Used To Quarantine’ (The Best In Us)

Link here
https://youtu.be/p96HAEcJbEo

 

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Rory's last album 'GUSTO'

CD and download

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Rory's Albums Go To

DIGITAL DOWNLOADS

PHYSICAL CD ORDERS

Rory's Complete Digital Song E-Book

Shop

https://www.talkativemusic.co.uk/



 

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Recent Song Videos:

Watch- 'The Quickest Way To Feel Rich'

https://vimeo.com/312368339

Watch- 'No Use For A Gun'

https://vimeo.com/312318033

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VIDEO FOOTAGE +

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My online live tip-jar-wage-offering link

for rewarding/paying me for my live-online-music is:


https://paypal.me/tipjarofferingwage?locale.x=en_GB

 


Rory's Tour Dates -2022


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UK - TOUR

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 2022

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APRIL

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30th SATURDAY- GIRVAN

GIRVAN COMMUNITY GARDEN EVENT

Non Profit Group with a Passion for Gardening and Live Music

Concert 5.15-6.30pm

Ticket link here: www.girvancommunitygarden.com CONFIRMED

SOLD OUT.

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MAY

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MAY 1st SUNDAY 6pm and 1st MAY SUNDAY - GIRVAN

GIRVAN COMMUNITY GARDEN EVENT

Non Profit Group with a Passion for Gardening and Live Music

Concert 4.45pm-6pm

Ticket link here: www.girvancommunitygarden.com

SOLD OUT

CONFIRMED

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MAY 5th - THURSDAY -Monaive Music Festival. SCOTLAND - GALLOWAY

- Craigdorrach Inn -

https://www.moniaivefolkfestival.com

CONFIRMED

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6th - FRIDAY -NENTHEAD - THE HIVE-CONFIRMED

Cumbria, CA9 3PF

£12

7pm start

https://hivenenthead.co.uk/product/rory-mcleod-friday-may-6th/

01434 408040

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7th -SATURDAY - HEBDEN BRIDGE. TRADES CLUB

Holme Street, Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, HX7 8EE

£8 advance £10 on door

£6 Concessions Job seekers.

8pm Doors.

https://thetradesclub.com/events/rory-mcleod-2

CONFIRMED

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8th SUNDAY - LEEDS - THE GROVE INN CONFIRMED

Back Row - Leeds - LS11 5PL

Tickets £10 - Concesssions Unemployed £8

7pm- 10pm

Tickets booking by phone 0113 244 2085

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14th-15th- SATURDAY- SUNDAY - EAST ANGLIA

Weird and Wonderful Wood Fayre  CONFIRMED

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19th - THURSDAY - CAMBRIDGE - STRAWBERRY FAYRE FUND RAISER

PORTLAND ARMS - 129, CHESTERTON ROAD, CAMBRIDGE , CB4 3BA.

7.30 Doors

£10 advance/£12 on door

Ticket link http://theportlandarms.co.uk/wp/product/rory-mcleod-and-cara-means-friend-19th-may-22/

CONFIRMED

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21st SATURDAY - ESSEX -

St. John the Baptist Church Finchingfield Essex.
CM7 4NW.
Tickets £12.50 in advance

£15 on door-

Concessions £10.

Doors 7pm 8pm start. License Bar.

Tickets rodstokes10@gmail.com

Bookings 07579006027

CONFIRMED

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22nd SUNDAY - TBA

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23rd - MONDAY - TBA

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24th - TUESDAY - TBA

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25th WEDNESDAY - WALES - LLANTRISANT

Llantrisant Folk Club

Pontyclun Institute and Athletic Club,
Castan Road, (entrance is in Palalwyf Ave),
Pontyclun,
Rhondda Cynon Taf,
CF72 9EU

Doors at 8pm, club starts at 8.30pm.
Pay on the door , cash only -

if wanting to book a seat mobile number; 07989 209824, or

email address; pattiespoons@gmail.com
Admission; £8 non-members and £5 members

CONFIRMED

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27th - FRIDAY - HAY-ON-WYE -

THE GLOBE, GLOBE GARDENS-

5.30pm (Venue: Thunder Tuneel)

CONFIRMED

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29th  - SUNDAY - CHIPPENHAM

OLD ROAD TAVERN.

Start 4pm.  CONFIRMED

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JUNE

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16th - THURSDAY- GREENWICH-LONDON-

PELTON ARMS GREENWICH SE10 9PQ

8.30 start

CONFIRMED

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17th FRIDAY - PORTSMOUTH - THE LOFT

(Above King Albert pub)

39 Albert Road PORTSMOUTH PO5 2SE

More Details TBA

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18th- SATURDAY - LEWES -SUSSEX-

CON CLUB.

Ticket link

https://www.seetickets.com/tour/rory-mcleod?src=share_tour_mess

8pm

more INFO soon. CONFIRMED

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19th - SUNDAY - ? Middlewich ?  TBA

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22nd - WEDNESDAY - LANCASTER

HOUSE CONCERT- THE OLD STABLES

7pm arrive for drinks, blether, chat

7.30pm start.

more info soon

CONFIRMED

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JULY

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5th - TUESDAY - CARDIGAN - SOUTH WALES -

The Cellar bar.

£12

https://facebook.com/events/2148957848596479

CONFIRMED

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6th WEDNESDAY - ABERYSTWYTH FOLK CLUB

ABERYSTWYTH MUSEUM.

Start 19.30

http://www.ceredigionmuseum.wales/events/ 

£12.00 early bird

13.50 on the door

TICKET LINK ENGLISH

https://ceredigionmuseum.cloudtickets.online/category/1/2022-01-01/to/2022-12-31

TICKET LINK WELSH
https://amgueddfaceredigion.cloudtickets.online/category/1002/2022-01-01/to/2022-12-31

CONFIRMED

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7th THURSDAY - WALES - TYWYN

LANTERN CINEMA

Doors 7pm

Show 8pm

Tickets  £10 advance/£12 on the door

£7 under 25s!  CONFIRMED

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9th - SATURDAY - ANGLESEY 

FOLK ON THE FARM FESTIVAL.

9pm

folkonthefarmfestival.com

CONFIRMED

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10th - SUNDAY- CHESTER

St Mary's Creative Space,

St Mary's Hill, Chester, CH1 2DW

Tickets £8 an £10 + Concessions

Doors 7.30

Concert 8pm. Finish 10.30pm

more ticket info soon.

URBAN ROOTS EVENTS.
https://www.seetickets.com/event/rory-mcleod/st-mary-s-a-creative-space/2319619

CONFIRMED

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31st SUNDAY - SHEFFIELD -

THE DOROTHY PAX & HONEY BEE BLUES CLUB,

ARCH 17, WHARF STREET, VICTORIA QUAYS

SHEFFIELD S2-5SY

4-6pm

£15 ADVANCE-

www.dorothypax.com

CONFIRMED

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AUGUST

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1st- MONDAY - BIRMINGHAM -

KITCHEN GARDEN CAFE -

£14 in Advance

£15 on the Door

Concessions - Job seekers £10

Webpage: https://www.kitchengardencafe.co.uk/event/rory-mcleod-2/
Tickets: https://www.wegottickets.com/event/544126/

CONFIRMED

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 3rd  BRISTOL- ?To Be Arranged?

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4th- THURSDAY - MAIDEN BRADLEY

VILLAGE HALL.

https://www.eventbright.co.uk/e/rory-mcleod-tickets-328525136527

CONFIRMED

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5th -

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6th- GLASTONBURY - ASSEMBLY ROOMS  CONFIRMED

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7th FANNIES MEADOW. - CONFIRMED

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 9th ASHBURTON ARTS CENTRE - SOUTH DARTMOOR

£12, £9 and £6

wegottickets.com/ashburtonarts

CONFIRMED

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10th-WEDNESDAY - CORNWALL - FALMOUTH- THE CORNISH BANK 

34 Church St, Falmouth TR11 3EF

£8 - £12 (sliding scale)

Ticket link: https://rorymcleodfalmouth.eventbrite.co.uk

https://thecornishbank.co.uk/this-week/rory-mcelod/

Fb page: https://www.facebook.com/events/edit/1387445795045124/

CONFIRMED

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12th FRIDAY - REDRUTH DRAPERY -

7.30PM DOORS - CONCERT 8PM -11pm

TICKETS £10, £12 on the door. CONFIRMED

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13th- SATURDAY - CORNWALL- NEWLYN - THE CENTRE -

(THE TOLMAN CENTRE)

NEWLYN TRINITY METHODIST CHURCH

TR18 5AR- CORNWALL

CONFIRMED

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16th -18th HASTINGS DATE? To Be Arranged

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19th - FRIDAY- FAVERSHAM - KENT -

NEW DAY FESTIVAL - 3pm AFTERNOON CONCERT.CONFIRMED

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20th - SATURDAY - TBA

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21st - BRIGHTON -  GIG WITH CHOIR

more DETAILS soon CONFIRMED

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23rd  - LONDON - CAMDEN TOWN - THE GREEN NOTE  CONFIRMED

Door 7pm Concert starts 8pm.

https://www.greennote.co.uk/production/rory-mcleod/

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26th-27th NORFOLK - MAUI WOWEE  FESTIVAL - CONFIRMED

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SEPTEMBER 2022

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2nd SEPTEMBER-FRIDAY- CIRCUS-Private PARTY CONFIRMED

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9th-FRIDAY 10th SATURDAY -HERTFORDSHIRE

ANTHROPOS FESTIVAL

ASHWELL ROAD, NEWNHAM, BALDOCK, NORTH HERTS, SG7 5JX.

https://www.tickets.anthroposfestival.org/

CONFIRMED

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14th WEDNESDAY - MORECAMBE - LANCASHIRE

More Music. 13-17 Devonshire Road.

Morecambe LA3 1QT

7:30pm Doors
8pm Music

Tickets £5 for LA3/LA4 postcodes
£8 advance
£10 on the door

CONFIRMED

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15th THURSDAY- NOTTINGHAM -THE RUNNING HORSE PUB. CONFIRMED

more details soon.

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16th - FRIDAY BUXTON -DERBYSHIRE DATE  TBA

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17th OTLEY FOLK FESTIVAL- CONFIRMED

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NORTH YORKSHIRE- ROBIN HOODS BAY TBA

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22nd -

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NEWCASTLE - ?THE CUMBERLAND ARMS?

TBA

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24th NEW BIGGIN ON SEA - NORTHUMBRIA -

THE ARGYLE ROOMS, 13 Argyle Terrace,

New Biggin-by-the-sea, NE 64 6PR.

HOUSE CONCERT

07747 022585

£12

TBA

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NOVEMBER

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10th THURSDAY - LEEDS- THE IRISH CENTRE TBA

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11th - A 95th BIRTHDAY - BASH (PRIVATE)

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12th SATURDAY- ?

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13th - SUNDAY - HULL -THE ADELPHI CLUB CONFIRMED

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18-19th - SATURDAY-SCOTTISH BORDERS - GALASHIELS TBA

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EYEMOUTH HIPPODROME - BERWICKSHIRE - SCOTLAND

TBA

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More Gig updates soon! Please check Rory's timeline an event pages on facebook for gig-concert sudden updates from the road.
https://www.facebook.com/rory.mcleod.73

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FUTURE.?

MAY 2023

THURSDAY - YORK - BLACK SWAN FOLK CLUB.

Black Swan Inn, Peaseholm Green, York, YO1 7PR

TBC

PRESTWICH - NORTH MANCHESTER.

A SHANGRILA SPECIAL  @ THE CARLTON CLUB

SHANGRILA/STRUMMER CAMP PRESENTS

THE CARLTON CLUB, 279 BURY OLD ROAD, PRESTWICH

MANCHESTER M25 1JA

TBA

 

Bury St Edmunds ?

MILKMAID FOLK CLUB.

The Risbygate Sports Centre

Westley Road

Bury St Edmunds,

IP33 3RR

Doors 7.45

Concert 8pm- 10.30pm

Box Office contact@milkmaidmusic.co.uk

01953 681506

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IRISH TOUR ?  TBA Re-Scheduled from 2020 ??

13th - 21st JULY 2023

more dates to be Arranged 

offers, interested promoters, venues

please contact madeleine@theheadlineagency.com

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15th JULY - IRELAND - CLONAKILTY-CORK -

DE BARRAS. TBA

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-SATURDAY - WOODFEST. ? TBA

Re-Scheduled from 2020

NATIONAL TRUST, HATFIELD FOREST, 

TAKELY, Nr BISHOP STORTFORD. CM22 6NE.

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To Book Rory
please contact- Kish at
rorymcleoduk@mac.com

 

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Represented in Australia by:
Cathy Fitzpatrick
+61 49 899 1967 (AUS)
ABN 61162533888
nomadicfish@gmail.com
cathy@nomadicfish.net

For Bookings in  Eire - Ireland

please contact madeleine@headlineagency.com

Also available for booking -
Rory McLeod And The Familiar Strangers

Please contact

roryontheroad@dial.pipex.com
rorymcleoduk@mac.com

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Rorys Album titles:

Angry Love
Kicking The Sawdust (2XCD)
Footsteps and Heartbeats
Travelling Home
Lullabies for Big Babies
Mouth To Mouth (2XCD)
Brave Faces
sOngS fOR big LiTtLE pEoPle
'SwingS and rOundabOuts'
'The Glee and The Spark'

'GUSTO!'*

 

All of Rory McLeods Songs and Music are available on Physical CDs or to
digitally download.

 

This is eco-logically better, no plastic, packaging,

no shipping costs,

so more sustainable and cheaper all around,

also much quicker.

Downloads also available  - on:

https://rorymcleod.bandcamp.com

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