Here are a list of albums that have been released between September 2018 and August 2019. Click on the links to read more about the album. If your album is not on the list fill in the form here. Any questions please contact us.
|Artist Name||Kinnaris Quintet|
|Album title||Free One|
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Uplifting, fresh, honest and powerful music…created by three fiddles, mandolin and guitar. Expect influences of traditional Scottish and Irish music, Bluegrass, Old-Time, Classical, and new compositions, harmonies, energy, and drive.
BURSTING onto the scene back in 2017, Kinnaris Quintet last year wowed audiences with the release of their much anticipated debut album, Free One. It is a fitting title for a band whose love of life is given full expression through their music.
Combining Scottish and Irish folk with bluegrass and classical, Kinnaris are five musicians unable to hide their joy at making music together. It’s an enthusiasm that is infectious as anyone who has seen them live will attest. The band have quickly become the folk band to see and have brought their music to venues all of the UK, – including an appearance at Glasgow’s iconic Barrowland Ballroom, Shetland Folk Festival, HebCelt, Skye Live, Priddy, Cambridge, Sidmouth and Orkney Folk festival.
Fiona MacAskill (fiddle), Laura Wilkie (fiddle), Aileen (Reid) Gobbi (five-string fiddle), Laura-Beth Salter (mandolin) and Jenn Butterworth (guitar) collectively make Kinnaris Quintet. They are all accomplished musicians in their own right, but when they play together their combined energy is a sight to behold. It is a force to be reckoned with.
Free One has been received to high acclaim, not only in the UK, but also across Europe, with America on the horizon.
Taster Video - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IuaHrUSg8Yc
"One of the most enjoyable things about this album is that the heart of Free One is firmly rooted in friends and family. While its sound is unabashedly progressive, the band’s strong roots and fierce love of traditional music is clearly expressed. This fearless exploration often takes unconventional routes but never wanders off track as this powerhouse of a band takes Irish, Scottish, and Bluegrass by the hand and spins them into an album as unique and innovative as it is technically dazzling." - Folk Radio UK
Featured in the fRoots ***** Playlist, September 2018
|Label Name||Kinnaris Quintet|