Glasgow’s Raintown deliver a startling take on UK contemporary country that is both firmly rooted and unashamedly forward thinking.
Their second album Writing On The Wall (released in 2015) contains a polished mix of bright, up-tempo guitar-led Americana and country pop-rock all arranged around superb harmonies and the duo’s trade mark back and forth vocals. It has gained praise from fans and critics alike including five star reviews from both Country Music People who said, “every single track has something remarkable about it” and Maverick Magazine which commented, “the record is truly excellent.”
Howden Park Centre,
10 minute walk from Livingston Shopping Centre and bus terminal.
Head along Almondvale Boulevard following the pedestrian signs for the Civic Centre. Walking past the entrance to the Civic Centre use the pedestrian crossing on Howden South Road, follow the path ahead through Howden Park to the Centre
10 minute walk from the bus terminal at Livingston Shopping Centre. The closest bus stops are on Howden East and at the entrance to St John's Hospital, with both a 2 minute walk away.
Edinburgh Waverley - Livingston North Journey time from: 23 mins (25min walk to Howden Park Centre) Glasgow Queen Street - Livingston North Journey time from: 41 mins (25min walk to Howden Park Centre)
i There are not many taxis available, however, you can pre-book a taxi or private car hire.
From Edinburgh: M8, come off at Livingston (j3). Slip road to dual carriageway (A899).
From Glasgow: M8, come off at Livingston (j3). 1st exit off roundabout onto the dual carriageway (A899)
Dual Carriageway to Howden Park Centre A899 towards town centre exit Almondvale junction - exit marked Craigsfarm South (brown HPC tourist sign).
At the bottom of the slip get into the right hand lane, take the 2nd exit from the roundabout.
Left hand lane at the lights and follow the brown HPC sign.
Through the roundabout to the next one (Civic Centre on your left) and take 3rd exit.
Turn left at the next Howden Park Centre sign (into Toronto Avenue). Left into Howden Park.
Follow the road to the end.
Parking Free parking - 115 spaces (8 disabled)
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