Tonder Festival

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Had a great time in Tonder with the Shona Mooney band. This was my first time at the festival and I had a blast. The gigs went well and we got great feedback (the nice kind) afterwards. I had the pleasure of playing a few sets with Croft No.5 which was cool. This was one of their last ever gigs, … Read More

The first rule of Box Club is…

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Tell everyone about Box Club!!! So, I’m lucky enough (I think) to be involved in the new phenomenon that is Box Club. “4 accordions, 1 big exciting sound”. Yip, you better believe it. We have Mairearad Green, Gary Innes, Angus Lyon & John Somerville on accordions with Mike Bryan on Guitar, Duncan Lyall on Double Bass and myself on Drums … Read More

Happy Days

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Well, a few adventures since I last checked in. Had an absolute blast over in Canada at the Goderich Festival in Ontario. I was out there doing gigs with Brolum and Shona Mooney. The gigs went well and we played our last ever Brolum gig in Kitchener before heading back across the water. Was great to catch up with Andy … Read More

Cambridge Folk Festival

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I was lucky enough to be performing at the Cambridge Folk Festival this past weekend as part of the Julie Fowlis band, with Eamon Doorley of Danu on Bouzouki, Ross Martin of Daimh on Guitar and John McCusker on Fiddle. It was an amazing weekend and I got the chance to meet a few musical heroes. The highlight of the … Read More

Website Launch

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Hi folks, well I decided it was about time I had my own little part of cyberspace, so here it is. Thanks for dropping by.