Congratulations to Brighde Chaimbeul who have been nominated in Up and Coming Artist of the Year sponsored by Royal Conservatoire of Scotland in the MG ALBA Scots Trad Music Awards 2017. Vote now!
We asked Brighde Chaimbeul of Brighde Chaimbeul the following questions.
Tell us about yourself
Smallpiper from the Isle of Skye, playing music rooted in my gaelic heritage but also influenced by global piping traditions such as Irish, Bulgarian and Scandinavian
Why are you involved in Scottish music?
it is such a vibrant and versatile community, I feel very connected to the tradition and I want to present piping music in particular to a wider audience
Any particular career highlights?
playing at cambridge folk festival
What are your plans for the future?
release debut album summer 2018 and continue to collaborate with various inspiring musicians
If you would like to come along to the MG ALBA Scots Trad Music Awards in Paisley’s Lagoon Centre call 0300 300 1210 or to buy online visit www.paisley2021.co.uk/events/the-mg-alba-scots-trad-music-awards. Tickets can also be purchased via Paisley Arts Centre. Bands performing on Saturday 2nd December include Elephant Sessions, The Shee Big Band, Siobhan Miller, Tidelines, Paisley Fèis, Snuffbox, The Seamus O’Sullivan Experience, Lori Watson, Jenna Reid and Harris Playfair, Songs of Bàrd Phàislig (featuring Gillebrìde MacIlleMhaoil, Sìneag MacIntyre, Màiri NicAonghais, Seonaidh MacIntyre, Ewan MacPherson, Mhairi Hall, Màiri Nic a Mhaoilein and more to be announced. There will also be a late night ceilidh after the Awards till 1am.