AL STEWART, Christopher Cross, Lloyd Cole and Wishbone Ash are just some of the great name at Anvil Art this Autumn.

Cole brings his latest tour From Rattlesnakes to Guesswork to The Anvil on October 23. Cole launched a solo career in 1990 and has been making albums ever since. His latest album, Guesswork, mirrors the uncertainty of the world as you enter your third act.

Wishbone Ash bring their 50th Anniversary Tour to The Haymarket on the same evening. They’ll be celebrating 50 years of continual touring and recording with a specially extended show, taking you on a journey through their illustrious history, with hits such as The King Will Come, Throw Down The Sword and Blowin’ Free.

Christopher Cross made history with his 1980 self-titled debut album, winning five Grammy Awards, including Record of the Year (for the single Sailing), Album of the Year, Song of the Year (also for Sailing), and Best New Artist. Now, over 30 years after his emergence into the music business, Cross continues his recording and performing career with a new album, Take Me As I Am. See him at The Anvil on October 25.

After touring in the USA with his band the Empty Pockets, Al Stewart has decided to bring this show to the UK shores. See him at The Anvil on October 30.

Joined by Al’s long time saxophonist Marc Macisso, he will be playing selections from his deep catalogue along with favourites Year of the Cat, Time Passages, On the Border, Nostradamus and Roads to Moscow.

November sees Andy Fairweather Low & The Low Riders perform at The Haymarket on 10th, and Hawkwind, fresh from their set on the Acoustic Stage at Glastonbury this year, bring their 50th Anniversary Tour to The Anvil on 13th.

Rhiannon Giddens, well known for her role in the popular Americana TV series Nashville, comes to The Anvil on November 24 with Francesco Turrisi, following the release of their album as they mix American folk and traditional music with music from the Mediterranean.

Golden Brown, Strange Little Girl, Always the Sun, Peaches, No More Heroes, Nice & Sleazy. All big hits, all great songs, all written and sung by Hugh Cornwell, the songwriter behind The Stranglers. Now he’s back with a fantastic album Monster and he’ll be at The Haymarket on 26th.

One of Britain’s most recognised and distinctive vocalists Sophie Ellis-Bextor comes to The Anvil on November 27, joined by a live orchestra. Since the release of her debut album Read My Lips in 2001, which sold more than two million copies worldwide, Ellis-Bextor has had six Top 10 singles including Take Me Home, Get Over You, and Murder on the Dancefloor.