A collaboration born from a love of traditional music and fuelled by student poverty; The Canny Band are an eclectic trad trio based in Glasgow. Michael Biggins – piano – with Sam Mabbett – accordion – and Callum Convoy – bodhran. They will be your dance band on Saturday night and will be performing at the Farewell concert too.
Michael is the BBC Radio Scotland Young Traditional Musician of the Year 2021. He played at the festival in 2018 accompanying James Taylor. Sam Mabbett plays keyboard and Callum plays bodhran. The Canny Band won the Up and Coming Award at the MG ALBA Scots Trad Music Award awards in Dec 2021.
Their debut album ‘The Canny Band’ was released in May.