Frightened Rabbit announce first show since Scott Hutchison’s death

Scottish indie band Frightened Rabbit have announced their first live performance since the tragic death of singer Scott Hutchison.

The band will play a special show at Glasgow’s Kelvingrove Bandstand on December 9.

The gig will be part of the Scotland-wide event Sleep In The Park event, which also takes place in Edinburgh, Dundee and Aberdeen, Dundee.

Frightened Rabbit played the Edinburgh leg of the event last year.

Sleep In The Park aims to raise around £6 million to help combat homelessness, and is expected to be attended by 12,000 people.

Frightened Rabbit’s Grant Hutchison, Scott’s brother, said it would be “the perfect time” for the band to play live again.

He added: “We had agreed to play Sleep In The Park before Scott passed and we felt that since it was something for such a great cause that we should stick to our decision and honour Scott in the best way we know – to play the songs he wrote and continue spreading his message of kindness whilst supporting Social Bite and the amazing work they do.”

Billed as ‘The Songs of Frightened Rabbit’, the band will be joined by a series of special guest vocalists, including James Graham from The Twilight Sad.

Frightened Rabbit frontman Scott Hutchison died earlier this year after taking his own life following a battle with depression.

 

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