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Ian McNabb - Icicle Works frontman back in Lancaster in May

Chris Satori


Legendary Liverpool singer-songwriter Ian McNabb will be bringing his electric – acoustic tour to the Yorkshire House in Lancaster at 8:30pm on Saturday 27th May 2017, performing tracks from his latest release ‘Star, Smile, Strong’’ in addition to songs from his solo career and Icicle Works days.

It's an exciting time for McNabb: his new album ‘Star, Smile, Strong’ is just out, featuring the current Icicle Works line up. Prof Brian Cox features on his new single ‘Mystic Age' and McNabb has a fertile writing collaboration going on with Peter Buck from R.E.M.

But he hasn't forgotten his old friends and his fans. He's coming back to the Yorkshire House in Lancaster for an intimate gig along with bass player Roy Corkill (Black, The Icicle Works). Supporting them will be Lancaster's Long Lost Band.

Tickets are £12 and you can buy them here (+£1.20bf) at

Ian McNabb is one of the finest singer-songwriters Britain has produced. Emerging from the 1980’s Liverpool music scene, Ian started a musical journey as songwriter, lead singer and guitar player with The Icicle Works which has taken on many twists and turns. 

The initial run of hit singles with The Icicle Works (Love Is A Wonderful Colour, Birds Fly, When It All Comes Down, Evangeline, Understanding Jane, Little Girl Lost) has been followed by a distinguished and critically acclaimed solo career, including a Mercury Prize Nomination for the 1994 album ‘Head Like A Rock’ which was recorded with Neil Young’s band ‘Crazy Horse’.

Now in his third decade as a recording artist, Ian continues to write stunning songs with warmth, humour, cynicism and grandeur, and continues to tour his unique electric–acoustic show to sold out audiences around the country. He recently supported Neil Young & Crazy Horse at Liverpool Echo Arena.