This concert features 6 talented young traditional musicians who have appeared in the annual BBC Radio Scotland Young Traditional Musician of the Year Award, including the winner, Hannah Rarity, who hails from West Lothian, along with the winner of the previous year.
The line up for this Tour is:
2018 winner Hannah Rarity - voice (Dechmount)
2017 winner Charlie Stewart – fiddle (Perthshire)
Rory Matheson - piano (Drumbeg)
Amy Papinransky - voice (Keith)
David Shedden - bagpipes (Glasgow)
Luc McNally - guitar & voice (Dipton)
NB: finalist Ali Levack - whistles/pipes (Maryburgh) is not able to take part in the Tour but is included in the Tour CD/recording.
The Tour takes the young musicians back to their home towns as well as other parts of Scotland so they can inspire others and thank their communities for the support they have had over the years.
Their tour will cover:
Tuesday 6 August 7:30pm - Royal Hotel, Church Rd, Keith AB55 5BR - £10 adult / £8 concession - tickets available at Mither Tongue or 01542 882638 (Sandy)
Wednesday 7 August 7:30pm - Village Hall, Croy, Inverness, IV2 5FP - £12 adult / £6 under 16s
- tickets available from Alison on01463794823 / 07751588395
Thursday 8 August 7:30pm - MacPhail Theatre, 5 Mill St, Ullapool IV26 2UN - £10 adult / £8 concession / £6 child Ullapool - tickets available at venue or on the door
Friday 9 August 7:30pm - Queen Margaret Hall, 53 Blackness Rd, Linlithgow, EH49 7JA - £10 adult / £8 concession - tickets available on the door or at tmsa.org.uk (Eventbrite link to be added soon)
Sunday 11 August 7:30pm - Village Hall, Leadgate, Allendale Town, Hexham NE47 9PR - £10 adult / £8 concession - tickets available on the door or at tmsa.org.uk (Eventbrite link to be added soon)
Expect some brand new material written and composed by the young musicians, as well as some innovative arrangements of traditional tunes, all of which feature on their new album - which will be available to purchase at the concert or available through the TMSA shop at www.tmsa.org.uk or through Amazon, or download a copy through iTunes or stream through Spotify.
We would like to thank Creative Scotland, for supporting us this year and Hands Up for Trad! for their part in organising the competition with BBC Radio Scotland each year.
CDs from previous Tours 2004 to 2017 are available now through the TMSA Shop here and help this project continue into future years!
For further information visit www.tmsa.org.uk or tel: 0792 253 3915 or email: email@example.com or visit our Facebook, Twitter or Instagram pages.