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Irish songwriter Iain Archer is starting his mini-tour tonight (February 9) in the snowy setting of the Scottish Highlands.

The Ivor Novello award winning musician will be playing material from last years’ acclaimed album “Magnetic North” at these intimate gigs.

Hard-working Archer is flying out to Austin, Texas for the South By Southwest music festival in between his Scorttish and Irish gig dates.

Archer’s forthcoming single “Minus Ten,” is also about to be a big hit, it’s the soundtrack to sportsbrand Adidas’ new TV advertising campaign. “Minus Ten” is also due to air in the new series of US hospital “Grey’s Anatomy.”

Archer’s looming commercial success will ironically be in the same vein as former bandmates, Snow Patrol. They became a worldwide success after single “Chasing Cars” was featured in hit American drama “The O.C.”

Archer’s forthcoming single “Minus Ten,” is also about to be a big hit, it’s the soundtrack to sportsbrand Adidas’ new TV advertising campaign. “Minus Ten” is also due to air in the new series of US hospital “Grey’s Anatomy.”

You can catch Archer’s melodic indie songs at the following places, starting tonight. He will be also be playing the acoustic stage at Covent Gardens free admission, St Patrick’s Day festival.

The full dates are:

Stornoway, Woodlands Centre (February 9)
Ullapool, The Ceilidh Place (10)
Fort William, Fired Art (11)
London, Cobden Club (19)
London, Metro (21)
London, Covent Garden- St Patrick’s Day Festival (March 18)
Limerick, Dolans (19)
Cork, Old Oak (20)
Dundalk, Spirit Store (21)
Belfast, Empire Music Hall (22)
Dublin, The Sugar Club (23)
Derry, Morans (24)
Galway, Roisin Dubh (25)

Click here to go to Archer’s artist website for more show details and audio clips

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