Danny Kyle Open Stage Sat 26th Jan 2019
Talented singer/ multi-instrumentalist hailing from Northern Ireland and Devon! With a voice that has been described as ‘spellbinding’, ‘haunting’ and ‘beautiful’, She attributes her love for folk music to the stories behind the songs. With her ability to connect emotionally to these stories, she breathes new life into traditional folk and embrace contemporary folk with passion. She has been invited to perform at folk festival’s and clubs throughout the UK. She won Gaelic Voices in 2015, was finalist in the Molloy Award 2017 and winner of the New Toots competition (2017)
Craig Salter / Rhiannon Garrity/ Justin Caselton /Pedro Cameron / Kev DunneInspired by the sounds and spirit of Scottish indie, folk and roots, FairFollies came together in early 2017. Drawing from a diverse range of musical ventures, the band brings together songwriters and musicians from across Scotland to create an open and atmospheric sound, with an eclectic blend of contemporary and traditional styles. Having been involved in a large number of folk and acoustic, indie, pop, and other projects over the years, the band members wanted to come together to create something new and different. They include singer Rhiannon Garrity, guitarist Craig Salter, bassist Justin Caselton, fiddle player Pedro Cameron, and percussionist Kev Dunne.
O;Neill / Euan Reid / Craig Dyke
The band have been playing together in the Aberdeen traditional music sessions scene and finding a mutual appreciation of similar musical styles and tune writing. The play their own compositions of Scottish contemporary traditional music and some songs with vibrant and energetic arrangements. They enjoy making new musical compositions and arrangement sharing it with a live audience
Singer songwriter from West Lothian and is making quite a name for
herself. Gigging extensively from clubs to festivals and of course folk
clubs around Scotland has also supported
people such as Donnie Munro / Skerryvore / Scocha .
She performs her own material as well as performing sympathetic covers, also gigs with Brach’n’File folk group when she is not writing and getting ready to record .
Singer-songwriter Douglas Kay (“thoughtful & passionate songwriting” Scotland On Sunday) has spent the past decade and a half touring the globe and playing on bills alongside the likes of Billy Bragg, KT Tunstall, Colin Hay and Amy MacDonald. The wealth of experience gained during that time has seen Kay develop into a hugely engaging live performer and formidable songwriter whose captivating, folk-tinged songs have gained critical acclaim and airplay worldwide. With four albums already to his name, Kay returned to solo recording in 2017. The resulting album, Volcanoes (2018), features 11 tracks which showcase a songwriter/performer who is increasingly as much at ease in the studio as he is on stage.