Adam Holmes and The Embers highly anticipated new album, Brighter Still, will be released on Gogar Records on Friday the 10th of June. Featuring nine songs, it includes the new single People Come/People Go and special guest singer Eddi Reader. Exclusive signed CD copies are now available for pre-order here

Adam will be on tour in April and May throughout the UK as featured singer in John McCusker’s band and a list of all the twenty two dates are available from John’s website here

Adam was honoured to be asked by composer and member of Lau, Martin Green, to take part in his latest recording project, Flit, alongside Adrian Utley of Portishead, Becky Unthank and Dominic Aitchison of Mogwai and the album of this will be released on Reveal Records this summer with dates at the Edinburgh International Festival and a UK tour to follow in the Autumn. Further details and the album pre-order are available from Martin’s website here

We’re delighted to announce that the fantastic Rachel Sermanni will be joining Adam and the band as their special guest at The Traverse Theatre on Monday the 15th of February. Rachel will be performing a solo set and also singing with Adam and the Embers. Tickets and further event information are available here

Adam and the band are delighted to be confirmed to play at the fantastic Tønder Festival in Denmark next August.

If you’ve never been to it before, then do so this year, it really is a special event with a host of tremendous artists!

Further information on other confirmed acts and tickets etc. here


The official video for Fire In The Sun has today been premiered on the excellent music website Folk Radio UK and they have also very kindly made the track their “Song of the Day”. You can view the video and read an article which gives an insight from the directors into the concept behind it here

Adam was honoured to have been asked by the fantastic singer Heidi Talbot to sing on her new single, Christmas In September, which is an absolutely beautiful song written by Boo Hewerdine. Produced by John McCusker it features a stellar cast of world class musicians and is premiered today on Folk Radio UK where you can listen to it here

Free music! Adam and the band recorded a live session at Gorbals Sound Studio in Glasgow earlier this year of tracks from his debut album Heirs and Graces and we are releasing one song a day over the next seven days from the session for free download at our Soundcloud page. The only trade-off is that you promise to share it with somebody that has never heard the band before and you think should hear us now! The Soundcloud link is here

Adam and the band are delighted to release the official music video for Heirs and Graces album track, Fire In The Sun. Beautifully directed and filmed by the Ford Brothers it is available to view now on YouTube here