Headline Concert with Aly Bain and Phil Cunningham
Back by popular demand! Aly Bain is Scotland’s supreme traditional style fiddler. His playing is unique - driving, committed and pure - with vibrant, unmistakable tone that has earned him a following of ardent fans throughout the world. Teamed with Phil Cunningham - one of the most exciting and innovative accordion players of the times. Phil has taken this instrument from strength to strength, setting the standards by which many young players fix their sights today.
Supported by Carissa Bovill
A multi-instrumentalist and an honours graduate of the Royal Conservatoire of Music, Carissa is a highly talented singer and performer, who can entrance audiences with her impassioned compositions as well as her interpretation of traditional works.
Time: 8pm (Doors open 7.30pm)
Venue: Linlithgow Academy Theatre, EH49 6EH
Admission: £18 all seats unreserved. Licensed bar
BOX OFFICE: Burgh Halls Linlithgow tel: 01506 282720
With the ‘Dapper McDans’, the American roots have found their way back across the Atlantic to Scotland.
They can be found in the pubs, festivals and sheds of the Central Belt of Scotland, playing a laid-back acoustic mixture of bluegrass, old time and traditional Celtic music.
North Atlantic Duo
Cheyenne Brown (harp) and Dave Currie (dobro/guitar/vocals) are 2/3s of the North Atlantic Trio. They combine Scottish, Irish, old-time Appalachian and bluegrass music with their own original compositions in a unique music mix. The trio recently released their debut album, “Some Part of Something”, which has been critically acclaimed as a “particularly tasty transatlantic crossover” (Songlines), and “a flawless coming together of cross-genre, mixed influence, multicultural music… sublimely melodic and intensely gorgeous” (Folkwords).
Time: 7.30pm - 10.30pm
Venue: Queen Margaret Hall, Blackness Road, EH49 7JA