TOUR NEWS: Mean Mary August to October 2018 dates


Mean Mary (Mary James) is an international touring musician and award winning author. World renowned for her lightning-fast fingers and raw, unmistakable vocal sound, Mean Mary’s story songs, fast songs, sad songs and songs to make your feet tap, travel the genres of roots, bluegrass, blues, and folk rock.

Her new album ‘Blazing’ will be released ahead of an extensive European tour from August to October and Mary promises an intimate and fun show featuring new songs alongside many old favourites. And yes, she will be bringing her banjo, guitar, fiddle, percussion, and as many of her 11 instruments that she can carry.


All duo shows, with Mary accompanied by her brother, Frank James


Sat 11 Limavady, N. Ireland Stendhal Festival
Wed 15 Castlebar, Co. Mayo Bridge St.
Thu 16 Dublin The Cobblestone
Fri 17 Castlerock, N. Ireland Crusoes Coffee Shop
Sat 18 Armagh, N. Ireland The Marketplace Theatre
Sun 19 Belfast Crescent Arts Centre
Tue 21 Southport House Concert, Grateful Fred Concert Series
Wed 22 Baldock, Herts. The Orange Tree
Fri 24 Atherstone, Warks. The OSCA Centre
Sat 25 Isleworth The Woodlands Pavilion
Sun 26 Upper Poppleton, nr. York The Red Lion
Mon 27 Beverley St. Mary’s Parish Hall


Sun 23 Horsham Normandy Hall
Tue 25 Caersws, Powys Mid Wales Arts Centre
Thu 27 London Green Note
Fri 28 Saltaire The Live Room, Caroline Social Club
Sat 29 Buxton The Green Man Gallery
Sun 30 Sparrowpit, Derbyshire The Wanted Inn


Tue 2 Ardersier, Scottish Highlands Pace Heritage Cafe
Wed 3 Corran, Scottish Highlands The Ceilidh House & Heritage Centre
Fri 5 Stockton, nr. Southam, Warks. The Nelson Club
Sat 6 Scarborough Woodend Gallery
Sun 7 Leek, Staffs. Foxlowe Arts Centre, Leek Blues & Americana Festival NB. Afternoon show
Sun 7 Poynton, Cheshire Bluefunk Rhythm & Blues Club

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