4/17/2014 6pm PST/9pm EST
Facebook and Twitter have become the perfect outlet for following the Cider Industry and one that really stands out in the social media, besides Virtue, of course, is Oliver’s Cider. Back in April I caught wind that Tom Oliver from Oliver’s Cider was making a guest appearance at Bushwhackers in Portland, Oregon. To say I was a bit disappointed I couldn’t make it is an understatement. Bushwhaker is located about 2800 miles from my home. Well I obviously missed it but what I didn’t realize until later is Tom was also touring with the Scottish folk rock band The Proclaimers.
As if making great cider is not enough, he tours with great rock bands too. I mean as a tour manager, not a groupie. I later learned he has been with The Proclaimers for 25 years.
If you follow me on the Web, you may think I am one track minded with my beer and cider posts but music excites as well. I wanted to learn a bit more about Tom Oliver’s on the road history with The Proclaimers so I conducted a Q&A with Tom. Continue reading