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Michael Marra @ The Milngavie Folk Club, Saturday 12th March

 
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PostPosted: Sun Feb 27, 2011 10:28 pm    Post subject: Michael Marra @ The Milngavie Folk Club, Saturday 12th March  Reply with quote

Hi Folks

I very pleased to announce that Singer/Songwriter Michael Marra, is performing @The Milngavie Folk Club, The Fraser Centre, Douglas St, Milngavie G62 6PE on Saturday 12th March 2011.

Doors: 7.30pm
Tickets: 10
Tickets Available: www.milngaviefolkclub.co.uk or
Milngavie Bookshop, Douglas St or Art Forum, Station Rd
or 'Phone 07743885991 (Reservations Only)

Best Wishes
Jason

Michael Marra Biography

Michael Marra is one of Scotland's most prolific Songwriters, and a much loved & respected figure in the entertainment business.

Michael Marra was brought up in the Lochee district of Dundee. His first public performance was at an NCR Christmas party in the 1950s Although predominantly known as a songwriter, Michael has worked extensively in theatre, radio and television. To most he is a solo performer touring the length and breadth of Britain, performing in arts centres, theatres, folk clubs and village halls. He has opened for such diverse performers as Van Morrison, The Proclaimers, Louden Wainwright III, Barbara Dickson and Deacon Blue.

In recent years he has performed both in Washington DC and Melbourne, Australia in the show 'In Flagrant Delicht' which was devised in collaboration with poet and playwright Liz Lochhead. In theatre Michael has written original music and worked both as an actor and musical director. His own operetta 'If The Moon Can Be Believed' was performed at Dundee Rep to sell out audiences. Most recently he collaborated with Graham McLaren of Theatre Babel on a new production of 'The Demon Barber' for Perth Theatre. Michael has also recently performed original songs with the Scottish Symphony Orchestra, the Scottish National Orchestra, Concerto Caledonia, Mr McFall's Chamber, and his own Quintet.

Last year Michael was awarded an Honorary Doctorate by Dundee University in recognition of his contribution to the cultural profile of his home town.


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