Young Trad is nearly here!

bbc radio ScotlandIt’s hard to believe that it is one year since the last BBC Radio Scotland Young Traditional Musician Award Semi-Finals. In a few hours time the semi-finalists will convene for a weekend that could change their musical lives. Throughout the weekend we’ll be rehearsing, eating and taking part in workshops on Creative Scotland, and being a self-employed musician. Everyone will be hanging out as well playing tunes and having a lovely time :-) Why not come down and support the semi-finalists? The concert is in Coulter Hall, Coulter, South Lanarkshire (about 45 minutes south of Glasgow and Edinburgh) and starts at 7.30pm. Tickets are £8 (£6 conc) available on the door).

The semi-finalists are:

Alistair Iain Paterson – piano (Bishopton)
Edward Seaman – pipes, whistle (Edinburgh)
Graham MacKenzie – fiddle (Inverness)
Ian Smith – accordion (Tiree)
Jack Badcock – song, guitar (Edinburgh)
Kirsty Law – song (Borders)
Kirsty Watt – song (Isle of Lewis)
Mhairi Marwick – fiddle (Fochabers)
Neil Ewart – fiddle (Kilchoan)
Pippa Reid-Foster – clarsach (Kilcreggan)
Robyn Stapleton – Song (Stranraer)
Suzanne Houston – piano, song (Golspie)