78 Digbeth High St, Birmingham, B5 6DY
Birmingham, England

Quoting Tom McRae:

“Hi there, finally, after several attempts and many requests from you, we are bringing the Hotel Cafe tour to the UK. I've been telling people for years about the depth of talent that passes through that little LA venue every year, I've even had a couple of the artists along to open for me in the past. Now, in November and December, you can see for yourself why I love them and wanted to introduce them to you, and to the unique spirit of the Hotel Cafe.

“I'll be playing - possibly a new song or two - dragging a curly haired cellist with me, as will Joe Purdy, Cary Brothers, Jim Bianco and Steve Reynolds. We'll have a few special guests here and there as well, just to make it even more chaotic, if such a thing were possible.

“These venues are small, and because tickets will go fast you're getting the first chance to get hold of them. This event is not to be missed, it went down a storm in the States last year, and the crew are now embarking on a second tour this month. A Hotel Cafe show is a different sort of gig, with everyone pitching in, helping (or even hindering) each other in an attempt to present music in less formal way. Trust me, it is possible for a bunch of songwriters to smile occasionally. Come and see for yourselves.”

Official Website: http://tommcrae.com/

Added by BenWard on October 16, 2006

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