Americana festival is no mean feat

Haight Ashbury
Haight Ashbury

MUSIC festival No Mean City is back, and with a line-up packed with Americana-style acts.

Shows run between August 31 and September 28, spread across five of Glasgow’s best-known city centre venues.

Duglas T Stewart (of BMX Bandits fame) kicks off the fest on Saturday with a tribute to American greats like Buddy Holly and Phil Spector.

Glasgow-based Haight Ashbury — a 60s San Fransisco-sounding trio — add a touch of psychadelic groove, alongside acts like Warren McIntyre & the Starry Skies and Peggy Sue.

The opening event runs across O2 ABC and Broadcast venues from 2pm, tickets £10 from 0844 477 2000 — for info on the rest of the fest, visit