80s icon Jesse Rae returns tonight

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CULT 80s icon Jesse Rae returns to the Capital with a live music and video show, which he brings to Paradise Palms, this evening.

In Party Crackers wi’ Jesse Rae at 8pm, the 80s cult hero, clad in full Highland battle dress, brings his slick, synth-funk, Celtic bon-mots, all sung with a thick Scottish flourish to the Lothian Street venue.

Join the self-styled Funk warrior from the Scottish Borders as he also showcases his surreal, self-directed videos.

Expect also, new tracks from Rae’s forthcoming album. A Scottish music legend, Rae scored popular recognition in 1986 with Over the Sea, the video of which features the kilted, helmeted, claymore-brandishing Rae in New York City, the Scottish Highlands and Edinburgh, winning him a Vira award.

In 2009 Over The Sea was picked as the new Tartan Army national anthem.

As a songwriter, Rae is best known for the 1982 Odyssey hit single, Inside Out.

Jess Rae, Paradise Palms, Lothian Street, tonight, 8pm, 013-225 4186