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Message From RioMacRae

We had a very busy winter time. Between early November and early February we spent only four nights at home. Its good to be back. Plenty of musical things happened, most of which is here on our website. Now its time for some settled thoughts and settled actions - like playing our ‘home’ gig. This is... Continue Reading →

BIG MAC 5

RIOMACRAE and friends play the Mojacar Area Cancer Support BIG MAC 5 on Sunday 10th February at the Hostal Rural, Turre. There is plenty to do - live music from many bands, food, stalls and children's activities. This is a great cause worth supporting. It starts at 12 midday. We are due to play at 1.50pm.... Continue Reading →

The Fabulous Delines in Glasgow!

Last week we were lucky enough to get tickets and see the amazing DELINES in Glasgow at the Oran Mor. What a great gig, packed out and an atmosphere of mutual appreciation. Tracks from the old album Colfax and new album Imperial. This band can really play! Exciting times! Featured image is of half of... Continue Reading →

RioMacRae Play LA

Being in LA at the moment reminds me of a couple of years ago, when RioMacRae were invited to play at the Arts Cooperative in downtown LA. After the gig and the photos, we saw by chance that Den had sprouted wings and Fred had a Buddha with him. We went down well with an... Continue Reading →

Lovely Lila’s Old Guitar

I want to say a big thank you to a lovely lady from Lexington, Hollywood called Lila who sold me her old guitar at a very low price. I've got it home, put fettling and strings into it and, within my musical means it's back in action. Sounds like the big beauties that get used by... Continue Reading →

Mid Air

One of our favourite bands over the years has been the Blue Nile and in 2012, their singer Paul Buchanan released a solo album called 'Mid Air'. On being interviewed about it, he said this rather lovely thing: "Mid Air was written from a place of humility and wee-small-hours contemplation. You can struggle with your sense... Continue Reading →

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