Tim Edey is one of the world’s finest guitarists and melodeon players – he also plays a variety of instruments to an astonishing level including piano, banjo and whistles. In addition to this Tim has a superb singing voice. Tim’s live solo shows are a stunning mix of world music inspired instrumental virtuosity and passion, audience chorus line, but above all Tim is a highly entertaining musical genius. He was BBC Radio 2 Musician of the Year 2012 at the BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards (multi- instrumentalist and singer).
Tim thrilled us when he first came to Furness Tradition in 2012. We are delighted to have him back again.
Artists Tim has worked with include: The Chieftains, Dougie Maclean, Christy Moore, Eddi Reader, Shane McGowan, Ry Cooder, Paul Brady, Sharon Shannon, Julie Fowlis, Capercaillie, Michael McGoldrick, Clive Carrol, Liam O’Maonlai (Hothouse Flowers), Ewan Vernal (Deacon Blue), Mary Black, Natalie MacMaster, Altan, Brendan Power, Mike Harding, Seamus Begley and Frankie Gavin – and so many more….. Tim has appeared on many occasions on Jools Holland plus many other International TV and Radio shows.
Tim’s concerts are a magical evening of contrasting genres of music including folk, jazz, blues, celtic and world music which he can adapt to suit the preferences of an audience. Beautiful chorus songs and Tim’s unique warm charisma ensures audience participation.