RABBIES

The Hur

The Hur are a five piece ensemble exploring the depths of the musical tradition of Scotland and Ireland. They engage with their audience by employing the lyrical blend of bagpipes, flute and fiddle contrasted with guitar and drums. They challenge the borders of musical fusion…

Ryan Morcombe

Ryan Morcombe, Scottish blues/folk songwriter from Whitburn, a former mining town. Ryan’s songs evoke raw blues and a breezy folk twang. For fans of Dylan, Donovan or delta blues.

Quick

‘Quick’ are a new up and coming folk band drawing inspiration from traditional bluegrass to modern alternative indie music. The three-piece diversifies their music through incorporating progressive and intricate concepts played through a traditional acoustic instrumentation, alongside a heartbeat of honest lyrics and clean harmonies.

Wire and Wool

Wire and Wool are a seven-piece Scottish band who have been described as ‘Full on bluegrass punk and roots revival heaven’.  They came together in Dundee in 2014 from a wide range of origins and musical styles and have been gaining notoriety for their energetic…

The Violent Mood Swings

The Violent Mood Swings is not just a band but a concept. Drawing from different players over the years to form what essentially is a Mood Swing musically speaking. The band has a core of players but the line up changes from time to time…

Van Tastik

Young man with an old soul. One-man band officially formed in 2015. Officiously since a few decades. The aim is to make music that reminds me of my childhood and of the things which formed some of the music I cherish. Work songs, old american…

The Stumblers

Formed in Kilmarnock originally as a song-writing duo before rapid expansion into a rousing rabble, The Stumblers are a modern Scottish folk-punk collective with a wall of sound and depth of character that’d rival any fine Hebridean malt. Combining the revered ancestry of Celtic melodies…

James MacKezire

One of the Highlands’ most popular and prolific singer-songwriters, James Mackenzie enjoyed a stellar 2016. From touring the UK opening for folk rock superstars Runrig and playing festivals across Scotland – including a much-coveted slot on Belladrum Tartan Heart’s Garden Stage – to the upcoming…

Les Johnson and Me

“Somewhere between gentleman Jim Reeves, Johnny Cash and Tenessee Ernie Ford with a distinctly Glaswegian twang.”   Sun rockabilly, bluegrass, Scottish traditional, church hymns, Nashville pop, doo-wop, ragtime, American folk and calypso.

The Mad Ferret Band

The Mad Ferret Band are a Scottish duo, known on the folk scene for their hard hitting blend of traditional and contemporary Folk music. Their lively, energetic performances are packed with “blisteringly fast Mandolin solos”, tight harmonies, driving Cajon beats and earth-moving Guitar sounds. The…

Josephine Sillars

Originally from the Highlands, Josephine Sillars is a musician now living in Glasgow. Over the past few years she has toured throughout Scotland as well as playing in Europe and internationally, in addition to appearing at local festivals such as Belladrum and XpoNorth. Her debut EP…

Gnoss

Gnoss is a dynamic new four-piece of fiddle, flute, guitar and percussion, that tackle energetic tune sets and driving folk song with a “maturity of ability many of a greater age will envy” (Living Tradition). All current students at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, Graham…

Hugh Kearns

Scottish songwriter and musician based in Glasgow, currently working on his second solo album. Hugh has a weekly residency in MacSorley’s Music Bar Glasgow, Saturdays 6-9pm

Heron Valley

Heron Valley are an energetic, young traditional band from Scotland who have serious enthusiasm for the music they play. Their roots lie in Scottish and Irish traditional music, while taking influence from various Folk, Country and Bluegrass styles. The six-piece, energy fuelled group comprises fiddle…