Wednesday, March 15, 2023

The Saw Doctors have announced an exclusive Irish show The Big Top marquee on the grounds of St. Jarlath’s College in Tuam

The Tuam show will take place on Saturday, August 19  2023. Tickets for The Saw Doctors concert, titled ’The West’s Awake’, will go on sale on Friday March 24th at 9am.

After a five year break from touring, The Saw Doctors played a series of ‘comeback’ gigs in the UK last winter, selling out London Brixton Academy, Manchester Apollo and two concerts at the famous Glasgow Barrowlands.

In June this year, the band will play Glastonbury, heading the Acoustic Stage at the lauded festival on Friday, June 23rd. Davy Carton, Leo Moran and the Tuam shams will also headline the Wickham Festival in Hampshire in August and the Moseley Folk & Arts festival in Birmingham in September.

To celebrate the 30th anniversary of the release their debut album, The Saw Doctors also produced a 20-page souvenir booklet to accompany the vinyl reissue. The booklet included stories and memories from band members, Pearse Doherty, John Burke, John Donnelly, Davy Carton and Leo Moran on the writing and recording of the debut album in Loco Studios in Wales, as well as archive photos by Frank Miller from the debut album photo shoot in Galway in March 1991.

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