Please notes seating for this show are cabaret style and unreserved
‘Musician of the Year’ – BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards 2017
‘Instrumentalist of the Year’– Scots Trad Awards 2016
SAY Award (Scottish Album of the Year) Shortlisted Album 2017 (with Here’s My Heart Come Take It)
This is the concert that was originally scheduled for last September, but this time we have the full band lineup, not just the trio.
Singer and harpist Rachel Newton specialises in interpreting traditional folk songs in both English and Scottish Gaelic as well as writing and performing her own instrumental pieces. Rachel will be performing with her band featuring Lauren MacColl on fiddle, Mattie Foulds on percussion,Sarah Hayes on keyboards and Mickey Owers on trombone.
A skilled collaborator, Rachel is a founder member of the successful UK folk bands The Shee and The Furrow Collective. She also plays fiddle and viola and works across a range of performance platforms including theatre and storytelling.
Her most recent album ‘Here’s My Heart Come Take it’ was released in April 2016 to critical acclaim.
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‘Haunting vocals and elegant harp’ The Guardian
‘Harp and strings blur the border between worlds’ The Financial Times
‘This is the sound of modern Scotland, as surely as draws on folklore and tradition, Newton’s singing and harp at the heart of a singular vision.’ The Herald
‘Rachel Newton is well equipped to take centre stage in her own right and this second solo album is a beauty…fascinating stuff’(5 * Playlist Selection) – fRoots Magazine
Top of the World Editor’s Pick – Songlines Magazine
Here is a little taster: