CULT Scottish musician Aidan Moffat will perform an acoustic set in the cinema after tomorrow night's 8.30pm screening of Where You're Meant To Be at City Screen, York.

His performance will be preceded by a question-and-answer session with film director Paul Fegan, whose first feature documentary follows rock raconteur and former Arab Strap frontman Moffat as he tours Scotland in 2014, performing his modern re-interpretations of old folk songs.

Moffat had set out to explore Scotland’s past by rewriting and touring its oldest songs, but he had not counted on running into 79-year-old force of nature Sheila Stewart, a travelling balladeer, who upturns his assumptions. He believes the old songs are ripe for updating against a contemporary urban backdrop. She does not.

So, with Stewart's wrath ringing in his ears, Moffat embarks on a road trip that finds him dressed for battle in a Highland graveyard, caught between feuding monster hunters at Loch Ness, and singing in a dismissive farmer's kitchen, before facing Stewart in his home town of Glasgow for an unlikely final showdown in this "funny wee film about music and death".

Where You're Meant To Be was meant to be a tour that celebrated communities and lore, but Stewart, the last in a line of travelling folk royalty, jolted Moffat’s folk assumptions and diverted the course of Fegan’s film, not least after her unexpected death.

The ensuing film is a warm-hearted journey through music, mortality, landscape and time, as well as a moving, wry and enlightening depiction of two of Scotland’s most distinct and vital voices, as they cross paths and words.

Tickets are on sale at £12.50 online at or on 0871 902 5726.