Scottish Saxophonist Tommy Smith OBE Set To Perform at Crossmichael in October

Scotland on Tour, the exciting initiative to support the recovery of Scotland’s live music industry, comes to Crossmichael Church when Scottish saxophonist extraordinaire Tommy Smith performs on Friday 7th October 2022.


Highly acclaimed Scottish saxophonist Tommy Smith OBE will perform an intimate live show at the church. One of the world’s most accomplished jazz musicians, Smith will experiment with the natural acoustics of the venue.


Tommy Smith is head of Jazz at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland and holds numerous accolades including two BBC, two British and nine Scottish Jazz Awards.


Tommy Smith said: “I’m really looking forward to playing at Crossmichael Church, it’s exciting to be able to bring Jazz music to some unique venues across the country thanks to Scotland on Tour.”


Peter Renwick CatStrand’s Arts Culture & Heritage Manager said: “Tommy’s world class musicianship, combined with the acoustics and historic setting of Crossmichael Church promises to make a very special night. We are very grateful to Scotland on Tour for making this possible.”


Scotland on Tour will take place over a period of 12 months between April 2022 and 2023. The project, which has been created and managed by Active Events, was made possible by £750,000 of Scottish Government backing and will focus on increasing the number of opportunities to showcase and enjoy live music, while bringing exciting acts to the doorstep of city, towns, villages and rural communities.


The year-long Scotland on Tour bill includes both emerging and established artists with genre-spanning acts appearing across the breadth and width of the country, with rock, pop, jazz, classical, folk, trad and acoustic genres all being showcased.


Tickets are on sale now at the CatStrand by clicking HERE