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Ricky Ross

“I only played the Bein Inn once. They were kind enough to al­low me to re­hearse and play a show in prepa­ra­tion for a solo tour I did last year. It was a lovely ex­pe­ri­ence and it would be sad if that venue were to be lost to the live mu­sic scene.”


“The se­cret of the Bein Inn is David Mun­dell’s ab­so­lute pas­sion for mu­sic. The out-oftown­lo­ca­tion has worked to its ad­van­tage. As a reg­u­lar gig­goer, you get to wit­ness great mu­sic (and a few liv­ing leg­ends) at close quar­ters. My own ex­pe­ri­ences of play­ing at the Bein Inn are fan­tas­tic, with the ben­e­fits of an in­ti­mate show be­ing equally re­ward­ing for the per­former.”


“The Bein Inn is a venue of real char­ac­ter, and as a per­former the at­mos­phere is akin to play­ing in your front room­for friends.”


“I lived quite near the Bein Inn for a while so it was a bit like play­ing my lo­cal. It was great and very in­ti­mate, but there’s ab­so­lutely no room for mak­ing mis­takes. One of the things that came through was the care that was taken run­ning it. That def­i­nitely trans­lates to the ex­pe­ri­ence of an artist.”


“For shows like mine, the kind of close­ness pro­vided by that room­gives it a real in­ti­macy and when it was full it was just a de­light. The au­di­ence was a key part of all this and they came­from­far and near. I met some far-flung fol­low­ers en­joy­ing a hol­i­day there as well as old school pals I hadn’t seen for 30-odd years.”

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