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Painted X-Ray (lettering by Brian Hartley)
We had a wee name change and are now Painted X-Ray, formerly known as Ilk

 

Painted X-Ray gigs in Scotland in August

Painted X-Ray are playing in George Square, in the centre of Glasgow, on Friday 3rd August for the official launch of the ‘Mix the City’ project (see below).

We’re also playing at the Pianodrome in the Botanic Gardens in Edinburgh on the 16th August, and at The Glad Cafe in Glasgow on the 18th August as part of their sixth birthday celebrations.

As ever, see our gigs page for all the details.

 

Ilk on Mix the City – Glasgow

‘Mix the City’ is a British Council project where twelve musicians/bands are filmed in each city and short excerpts of their music are put on the Mix the City platform, where they can then be mixed.

It’s a worldwide project and Glasgow’s the first UK city to be part of Mix the City, as part of the cultural programme for the 2018 European Championships, hosted by Glasgow and Berlin. We’re happy to be part of it and really enjoyed filming our wee bit in the Barrowlands last month.

The Mix the City platform doesn’t go live until July but in the meantime you can read more about it here:

European Championships Glasgow 2018 – Scotland and Germany-based musicians join forces for a UK-first project as part of Festival 2018

The Skinny – Create a Glasgow music mash-up with Mix the City

And you can watch this short teaser video to whet your appetite:

Mix the City

🎼 | Attention music fans! As part of Festival 2018, Glasgow will become the first UK city to contribute to online music platform ‘Mix the City’ – an award-winning interactive musical experience from the British Council connecting music, cities, creativity & people.Find out more ▶️ https://bit.ly/2IITNXQ

Posted by Glasgow2018 on Wednesday, 16 May 2018

 

 

Ilk June gigs in Glasgow

Saturday 23rd June at the CCA, Glasgow – CANCELLED
with a taiko workshop in the afternoon hosted by Georgie from Ilk – MOVED, NOT CANCELLED

Thursday 7th June at The Art School, Glasgow
a short set as part of a showcase with other musicians, dancers and DJs.

More details on the gigs page.

 

Ilk in England and Wales

Friday 27th April at The 1 in 12 Club, Bradford
with a million other bands as part of their 30th anniversary celebrations.

Saturday 28th April at Conwy Comrades Club, Conwy

also with loads of other bands as part of the April Alldayer for Freshfields Animal Rescue.

Details on the gigs page.

 

Ilk in Scotland

Friday 30th March at Fireside, Edinburgh
as part of the Pianodrome Resonator fundraiser.

Friday 2nd February at The Glad Cafe, Glasgow: Celtic Connections festival
With the legendary Sound of Yell and Aby Vulliamy.

See the gigs page for details.

 

Ilk gigs for the Fall

Sunday 26th November at Henry’s Cellar Bar, Edinburgh
With Jess Aslan and Daniel Padden.

Friday 24th November at the 1 in 12 Club, Bradford
With Aby Vulliamy and Andy Abbott.

Saturday 4th November at The Space, Glasgow
Ilk are playing at an all-dayer event at The Space, 257 London Road, Glasgow with numerous other bands. Kick off is at 2pm with a drop-in taiko workshop and Ilk play at 8.30pm.

See our gigs page for details of all of these.

 

Scottish summer 2017 gigs

Ilk at Mugstock festival
Friday 28th July at Mugstock, Mugdock Country Park, north of Glasgow

Tuesday 1st August at Nice’n’Sleazy, Glasgow

See our gigs page for details.

 

Spring gigs 2017

1st April at Wild Woods, Bradford
“APRIL SHOWERS IN THE WOODS – DROPS OF CREATIVITY AND BRADFORD MAGIC EVERYWHERE! COME AND GET SOAKED!”

30th March at Nice’n’Sleazy’s, Glasgow
with Cucina Povera and FK Alexander

29th March at Henry’s Cellar Bar, Edinburgh
with Bell Lungs and Casey Miller

5th February at McChuills, Glasgow
as part of Yellow Movement Sundays with various bands and all in aid of Refuweegee

Click here for details: Ilk gigs

 

Autumn gigs 2016ilk gig in Glasgow October 2016

25th October at The Old Hairdressers in Glasgow
with Bristol band The Brackish and local band Rapid Tan

26th October at Henry’s Cellar Bar in Edinburgh
with The Brackish, Don Vito (Germany), Daikiri (France) and Confraternita Del Purgatorio (Italy).

All the details for both gigs here: ilk gigs

And/or see our facebook page for the ‘events’.

 

 

ilk recordings and video

A couple of videos of our May gig are now ready to watch here: ilk videos
plus a recording: ilk audio

 

kick-off

A few photos from our first gig at The Flying Duck, Glasgow, 17th May 2016:

Jer

 

Ali, Ali, Georgie

 

Ilk - first gig

 

Ali, Rafe, Georgie